SE Cornerstone holds ‘name the school’ contest

South East Cornerstone Public School Division #209 is welcoming submissions for proposed names of the new elementary school being constructed on Fifth Street at the former location of the Weyburn Junior High. This school will be opening in the fall of 2021.

A sod-turning ceremony for the school facility was held on May 10 (as shown in the photo above), and the construction of the school is well underway, along with the Weyburn Recreation and Culture Centre adjacent to it.

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The selection committee is looking for a name proposal that represents:

• A school that will house students from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 6

• The architectural theme of “A School in the Park”

• A community focus of Weyburn and area

• And a school family focus.

Submissions can be emailed to or dropped off in person at the South East Cornerstone Public School Division office at 80A 18th Street NE in Weyburn.

Naming proposals can be submitted by any community member, student, staff or family. Proposals need to be submitted by Monday, May 27, 2019 by 9 a.m.

Include all contact information with the proposed school name. The successful individual or group will be asked to participate in the grand opening ceremonies.