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A road that repairs itself?

Science and Engineering Innovation: the development of a special concrete with unique properties that could dramatically...

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Kids & Family Reading Report™

In early 2017, Scholastic, in conjunction with YouGov, conducted a survey to explore the attitudes and behaviours of Eng...

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Hour of Code Activities

December 4th to December 8th is Computer Science Education Week.   Visit https://csedweek.org/learn for a variety...

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Google Doodle - Coding and Create your own Google Logo!

Google's Doodle team went above and beyond to celebrate Computer Science Education Week on Monday with its very first co...

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Calgary students learn importance of poppies by growing their own

Students from Dr. J.K. Mulloy elementary school presented poppies to residents at Colonel Belcher CBC News Posted: N...

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A Teacher Appreciation Story that Inspires

NJEA Published on Apr 30, 2009 Sometimes, it takes a life-changing event to spur people to action. Dr. Lee Buono,...

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First Inuk surgeon, National Gallery curator, CEO honoured with Indspire awards

Donna May Kimmaliardjuk was about to perform heart surgery when she received a phone call informing her she was among ...

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Media Literacy Week - Nov 6 - 10

About Media Literacy Week Media Literacy Week is an annual event that takes place every November. Co-led by MediaSma...

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Veterans’ Week 2017, November 5 to 11

Remembering Passchendaele Canadians have a proud history of bravely serving in the cause of peace and freedom over th...

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Jill Shermaine Marie (MacDonald) Taylor

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Jill Shermaine Marie (MacDonald) Taylor of Hay River, NWT on Oct 31, 201...

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Arctic Winter Games 2018 - Registrations!

AWG REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN!!! Registration to attend the Territorial Trials for the 2018 Arctic Winter Games is offic...

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The passing of Jill Taylor

The Northwest Territories Teachers' Association grieves the loss of Jill Taylor, Inclusive Education Program Coordinat...

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See the Ability!

What is the Canadian Down Syndrome Week? Canadian Down Syndrome Week is our week to show the world that Canada is wh...

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Nine-year-old boy bikes to Ottawa and raises thousands to help kids with autism

By Angie Seth Weekend Anchor  Global News Nine-year-old James wants to help others just like him. James, who...

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National Child Day, Nov 20, 2017

Get involved with National Child Day, Nov 20, 2017. The theme this year is All Children have the Right to be Safe. Look...

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A remote First Nation is going to use drone delivery to cut the cost of grocerie...

  Friday, October 20, 2017 As Google partners with businesses to deliver burritos on drones in Australia, a Can...

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Two-thirds of Inuit can speak Inuktut

  By Nick Murray, CBC News Posted: Oct 25, 2017 10:53 AM CT Last Updated: Oct 25, 2017 3:25 PM CT Two-thirds...

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Throwback Thursday! - Yellowknife apprentice builds his big brother a tiny house

    By Kate Kyle, CBC News Posted: Aug 31, 2015 7:30 AM CT Last Updated: Aug 31, 2015 9:41 AM CT Clad...

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2017 Youth Water Stewardship Photo and Video Contest is NOW OPEN!

2017 Youth Water Stewardship Photo and Video Contest is NOW OPEN! Youth aged 25 and under from across...

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Digital Citizenship Week - 2017

Help students think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly online....

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New custom election system in Colville Lake!

The community of Colville Lake, N.W.T., is gearing up for another election; but this time, it's trying something new....

Information for parents on Alberta testing

Another link Some information is available for our parents on the Alberta Achievement tests. Alberta Achievement Test...

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Canadian Student Debating Federation National Seminar

Two students from Norman Wells had the honour of participating in the Canadian Student Debating Federation National Sem...

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2018 Prime Minister's Awards

Nominate an outstanding Teacher or Early Childhood Educator for a 2018 Prime Minister’s Award! For most of us, at lea...

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Fire Prevention Week! - Oct 8-14

Fire Prevention Week   In a fire, seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between residents of...

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World Teachers' Day - 5 October 2017

Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers     Held annually on 5 October since 199...

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Imperial Oil Provides Major Grant to Sahtu Literacy Program

Imperial Norman Wells Operations and the Sahtu Divisional Educational Council (SDEC) are pleased to announce the award o...

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Tulita is on CBC National!

We are pleased to share that Tulita was on CBC's National last night! Elders, community members and our very own Christi...

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New School Year

School begins in the fall based on the School Calendar set by the local District Education Authority.  The dates for...

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A Fantastic Weekend at the 3rd Annual Hoopfest Invitational!

This weekend, teams from Deline, Tulita, Fort Simpson, Colville Lake and Fort Good Hope competed in the 3rd Annual Hoopf...

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Happy World Teachers' Day! :)

Did you know that today is World Teachers’ Day?  It is held annually on October 5th since 1994.  It was created by...

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Terry Fox Run 2011 Takes Place Friday, September 23!

This Friday, CAWS is hosting Tulita's Annual Terry Fox Run! We are stepping into Terry's running shoes and continuing hi...

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Literacy Place and Math Makes Sense Update

We are fortunate in the Sahtu to have continued support with the implementation of Literacy Place (K-7) and Math Makes S...

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School is in Full Swing!

Welcome back, everyone! We hope everyone had a relaxing long weekend and we look forward to a fresh start here at C.A.W....

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Annual Teacher's Conference!

We are counting down the days to the start of the new school year in the Sahtu.  The year begins with the Annual Confer...

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School is Out - We are Open!

The Council Office remains open through the summer months.   The last day of school for our teaching staff in each c...

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Track & Field

Students from four of the five Sahtu Schools are attending the NWT Track & Field Championships in Hay River, NT this wee...

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2011-2012 School Year Calendars Approved

The District Education Authority approves the school calendar annually.  The 2011-2012 calendars have been arrpoved and...

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Fast & Female - Cross Country Ski Event

Fast and Female is a not-for-profit society started in 2005 by Chandra Crawford, the 2006 Olympic gold medalist in cross...

Teacher In-Service

Teachers met to discuss the infusion of technology in curriculum and teachers also got the opportunity to learn about th...