Argyle School Grand Opening

September 26, 2023 -- Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe officially opened Argyle School and the Regina Catholic Schools’ Ecole St. Pius X in the Lakeview community on September 25, 2023. The Grand Opening took place in front of Argyle school and featured greetings from The Premier, Regina Board of Education Chairperson Sarah Cummings Truszkowski and Regina Catholic Board Chairperson Shauna Weninger. The opening was emceed by Argyle Principal Kyla Adams.

Chairperson Cummings Truzskowski said: "The realization of this project is several decades in the making, beginning with a promise to the community in 2009. Today's grand opening of this beautiful joint-use school and the continuing partnership with Regina Catholic Schools and the Government of Saskatchewan is not only the fulfillment of that promise to this community and its families, but also the realization of a commitment to create a well-designed learning space that will serve students and families for decades to come."

Guests included the new Minister of Education, Jeremy Cockrill, Minister of Social Services, Gene Makowsky and the MLA for the area, Muhammad Fiaz.  Tustees from both Boards, as well as Director Darren Boldt, his counterpart Sean Chase and senior administration from both school divisions were guests. Architects representing, Number Ten Architectural Group and 1080 Architecture, as well as those involved the construction also attended. Several grades of students also participated in the event.

The formal even concluded with a ribbon cutting ceremony that included several students. Guests and news media then proceeded to tour the Ecole St. Pius facility, which has three floors; Argyle school has two.

During the week prior to the grand opening, Argyle School had two additional events. The School Community Council, families, partners, students and employees officially opened a new playground space for students. The school also held a pipe ceremony and Treaty 4 Flag raising. Now with Argyle having hoisted the Treaty four flag, all Regina Public schools and facilities have raised the Treaty Four flag.  

Read the government news release here.