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Slate Falls Nation
First Nation School

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Description
Operates a public on-reserve school for elementary students
  • Administered by Windigo Education Authority (WEA) who acts in an advisory capacity
  • Offers some programs for specific needs (ie math) for students from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 8; programs such as reading comprehension, writing skills and computer instruction offered as funding allows
  • Offers a selection of technology such as Chrome Books, IPads, Laptops, Smart Loft Boards, 3D printers, and hydroponic units
  • Provides classes in wood working, culinary arts classes, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, gardening, tree/berry planting, tipi circles and art therapy
  • Teaches Ojibway language as a subject course
  • Provides a daily breakfast and lunch program for students
  • Offers a school gymnasium, full kitchen and library
  • Offers cultural and traditional activities/outings such as fish netting and filleting, preparation of a moose during hunting
    season, preparation of goose and duck, and smoking of fish and meat
  • Coordinates after school clubs for activities such as guitar, crafts and running

Special Education
  • Provides special education assistance for students with learning difficulties
  • Strives for maximum amount of integration with regular programs
Comments
Tribal Council: Windigo First NationsPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9Student body is approximately 40 students
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Eligibility
  • Members of Slate Falls Nation
  • All school aged children and youth living on reserve
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 and immunization records
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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