Whitefish River First Nation
First Nation School

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Operates an elementary school for community students
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from JK to Grade 6; approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education
  • Provides an Ojibway language immersion program, an initiative that incorporates cultural and Native language into daily curriculum
  • Provides the Confident Learners Program which supports and promotes student literacy through individual learning
  • Offers a Breakfast program which provides breakfast and nutrition breaks to students
  • Provides five classrooms, a library, and a computer lab
  • Offers extra-curricular activities such as snowshoeing and movie nights
  • Participates in the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Canada Program which provides laptops and tablets to each child aged 6-12 years in the school as a learning tool
  • Provides bus transportation for all students attending the school

Special Education
  • Provides special education assistance for students with learning difficulties
  • Develops an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for each student with annual reviews
  • Strives for maximum amount of integration with regular programs
Comments
Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson-Huron TreatyStudent body is approx 58 students
Eligibility
Members of Whitefish River First Nation
Special Education
Any child with special needs and/or learning difficulties

Age Requirements: Ages: 4 year(s) and up;
Application Process
  • Registration required
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card and immunization record
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On September 26, 2018

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