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Students and teachers from across the Prairie South School Division met at the Western Development Museum on Thursday for their Regional Heritage Fair.

Kids who were selected from their school's Regional Fair got to present posters they created after they researched a topic from Canada's history or culture. Presentations ranged anywhere from the national anthem, the Halifax explosion, to Chris Hadfield and even hockey.

Lucy McleanLucy Mclean with her presentation, "How the Plains Cree Lived."

One Palliser Heights student, Lucy Mclean, did her poster on the Plains Cree and how they lived.

"So what I'm doing is I'm talking about their food, their tools, their clothes and their teepees," she said. "So my board's kind of explaining how they ate, how they made their tools, how they made their clothes and how they made their teepees and houses."

The aviation section of the museum was filled with posters boards, and kids got a chance to present their topic to other students and judges. The amount of effort and research everyone put into their posters was something all their teachers found impressive.

"I'm really proud of the kids and its just a great opportunity for them," said Heather Rauscher, a teacher at Caronport Elementary School. "They've already had a chance to share their knowledge at their school and now to get to share it with others and with just other students is just great for them."

To add a little more fun into the day, students also got to take part in various workshops throughout the day that were put on by the Saskatchewan Science Centre, the Saskatchewan Burrowing Owls Centre, the Saskatchewan Archeological Society, and the Western Development Museum.

 

 

Along with the presentation and judging, awards were also given out based on the amount of research, knowledge of the topic and the display.

Award winners this year include:

  • First Nations and Metis Heritage Award - Kylee Michaluk (Head Smashed-in Buffalo Jump)
  • Citizenship and Governance Award - Grace Leaman (La langue des signes)
  • Regional Fair coverMilitary Heritage Award - Dylan Payne (1954 Plane Crash)
  • Multicultural Heritage Award - Daniel Mulolani (Black Canadian Heroes)
  • Natural Heritage Award - Molly McLean (David Suzuki)
  • Arts & Leisure Award - Ella Gross (Anne of Green Gables)
  • Genealogical Heritage Award - Sage Jasan (Canadians in the Bosnian War)
  • Science & Technology Award - Sean Carlson (Canada’s Dextrous Canadarm)
  • Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame Sport Heritage Award - Cadence Johns (Les Olympique d’ete)
  • SK Heritage Foundation’s SK Heritage Award - Savannah Petersen (The Great Wall of Saskatchewan)
  • Archives Award - Gavin Arend (The Canadian Pacific Railway)
  • Historical Thinking Award - Jackson Folliott (History of Hockey)
  • Digital Media Award - Hunter Nichols (The Enemy that Never Was)
  • Innovation Award - Chase Seaborn (Gord Downie)
  • Catherine Lettkeman Award - Sean Pasquet (The Artist with a Challenging Life)
  • Ray Bell Award - Jada Gauthier (Les forces d’armees canadiennes)
  • History Hunter Award - Gracie Walz (Donald Walz)
  • Role Model Award - Haneefah Yusuf (The Famous Five)
  • History in the Making Award - Zak White (Slope Style)
  • Diversity Award - Mary-Jane Doherty (The Lakota Way)

Also, out of the 61 grade 4 to 8 students that took part in the Regional Heritage Fair, 10 were chosen to move on to Heritage Sasktchewan's Provincial Showcase taking place in Regina this June. Those moving on included:

Provincial Finalists MJThe 10 provincial finalists heading to Regina this June.

1. Daniel Mulolani (Black Canadian Heroes) -King George
2. Ellie Gauvin (La variole) - Palliser Heights
3. Kylee Michaluk (Head Smashed-in Buffalo Jump) -Sunningdale
4. Chase Seaborn (Gord Downie) – King George
5. Sean Carlson (Canada’s Dextrous Canadarm) –Palliser Heights 
6. Hunter Nichols (The Enemy that Never Was) - Sunningdale
7. Cadence Johns (Les olympique d-ete) – Palliser Heights
8. Savannah Petersen (Great Wall of Saskatchewan) - Glentworth
9. Mary-Jane Doherty (The Lakota Way) - Glentworth
10. Grace Leaman (La langue des signes) –Palliser Heights

 

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