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Cat Lake First Nation
First Nation School

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  • Operates a public, newly-built, on-reserve school for elementary students (opened in Sep 2013)
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 8 approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education
  • Promotes Ojibway culture, language, and values; activities include ice fishing, snowshoeing, camping trips, and a Cultural Week
  • Teaches Native language as a subject course
  • Provides breakfast 3 days per week and a hot lunch 2 days per week for students
  • Offers a computer lab, school gymnasium, library, cafeteria, playground, outdoor hockey rink, baseball diamond, and playing field
  • 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
  • Assists the children to plant/tend gardens and flower beds on school property

Special Needs Program
  • Teaches literacy, math and life skills to students struggling with studies
  • Students work in resource room on individualized programs
Comments
Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations Council Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #9 School student body is approximately 120 students
Eligibility
Members of Cat Lake First Nation
Special Needs Program
Any students with identified learning disabilities

Age Requirements: Ages: 4 year(s) and up;
Application Process
  • Registration required
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card and immunization records
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None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On January 17, 2019

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