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schoolIt is with a great deal of pleasure that we welcome you to the new school year. Sakaw School is developing a tradition of excellence in all areas of learning, and it is a pleasure to welcome you as a member of our school population.

At Sakaw School, we provide the opportunity for all students to achieve excellence in learning, develop a strong positive sense of self-worth and cultivate good work habits, attitudes, and social skills. We will promote success by providing a safe and caring environment that is positive, stimulating and cohesive for students, parents, community members and staff. We believe we can assist children in becoming responsible and cooperative citizens who are prepared to lead productive lives together with people of all races, religions and nationalities. We will provide all students the opportunity to achieve to their level of ability through excellent instruction, quality resources and collaborative community efforts. 

Sakaw School is located in the southeast corner of Millwoods. It was opened in the fall of 1980 with the official opening date of May 22, 1981. The school borders a large park site that has a number of upgraded baseball and soccer fields. An adventure playground is located close by. The school serves students from a varied family and ethnic diversity. English is a second language for many of our students. Metro Community College leases part of the school for daytime classes for adult English Language Learners. 

Sakaw School provides regular programming for Kindergarten to Grade six. Sakaw School is a district site for students with a Mild Cognitive Delay from Grades 1 - 6. Sakaw School was the first south-side school to have the Early Learning Program for 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 year olds. We are entering into our fourth year with this program. Sakaw School is in our third year of an APPLE School partnership with the University of Alberta which promotes healthy eating and an active lifestyle. Sakaw School is in its second year as a Leader in Me school.

 

Edmonton Public Schools

One Kingsway Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T5H 4G9
Ph. 780-429-8000
Web. epsb.ca

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