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Extracurricular activities will be withdrawn from schools across Saskatchewan on Monday as part of teacher job action.

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation said this includes activities before, during, or after school like sports, drama, music, band, science clubs, intramurals, rehearsals, student leadership activities, planning for graduation celebrations, book fairs, and other clubs and activities.

“Teachers are passionate about the work we do to support students in classrooms and within the school community. We never want to be in a situation where opportunities for students are impacted; however, this government has left us no other options,” says Samantha Becotte Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation president.

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“Beginning with a one-day withdrawal of these services is not something that we take lightly. Government needs to recognize the magnitude of the situation they have caused and continue to contribute to, get serious, and return to the table ready to bargain on the real issues impacting Saskatchewan students. Once again, I encourage …

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