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Youth Education in Mistissini

Homework Package Pick-Up!
January 13, 2021Mistissini News

Attention VMHS Students and Parents!

Starting the afternoon of January 14th, you will be able to pick up your homework packages if you don't have a copy with you! These packages were originally distributed in December just before the break. Please follow the schedule of pick up times and the safety rules. 

  • Only one person per household stands in line
  • Masks are mandatory
  • Remain 6 feet apart
  • If you miss your scheduled time, call the the school to make arrangements for Friday Afternoon pick up. 

If you have questions, see the attached document with teachers' email addresses and the full pick-up schedule.

Voyageur Memorial School Closed for In person Instruction from January 11th to 15th
January 10, 2021Mistissini News

Please read the following letter for more information about our school closure and details about distance instruction from January 11th to 15th. 

Public Notice: Upcoming School Commissioner Elections for Eastmain, Waswanipi, and Mistissini
September 29, 2020Eeyou Education Blog

Please be advised of the upcoming elections for School Commissioner in the Cree Nations of Eastmain, Mistissini, and Waswanipi.

The nomination period for all three communities runs from Monday, September 28, 2020 at 9:00 AM to Friday, October 2, 2020 at 5:00 PM. If you wish to nominate someone, you may download and print the nomination form below.

Download and Print Commissioner Nomination Form

Upcoming Events

Elected

School Commissioner

Errol Mianscum ()


School Committee

School Years: 2018-2019, 2019-2020, 2020-2021
  • Ashley Iserhoff, Chairperson, Band Representative ()
  • Pamela MacLeod, Vice-Chairperson
  • Gilbert Baribeau
  • Peggy Petawababano
  • Samantha Awashish
  • Deanna Mianscum
  • Beverly Quinn, Elder Representative

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About Mistissini

The Cree Nation of Mistissini is situated at the south-east end of Mistassini Lake - the largest freshwater lake in Quebec. In 2016, the population of Mistissini was almost 3,000

Mistissini Emergency Contacts

  • Medical Emergency: 418-923-3376
  • Police: 418-923-3278
  • Fire: 418-923-3200

History of Education in Mistissini

Voyageur Memorial School is located in the middle of the village of Mistissini and is comprised of three buildings (a high school, an elementary school and the Pre-Kindergarten building). There are also two sabtuans next to the high school for Cree culture classes.

Built in 1983, the original building of École Voyageur Memorial now houses the elementary school where Cree, English and French are offered in Pre-K and Kindergarten. When entering Grade 1, children are put in English or French sector, while maintaining Cree Language and Culture classes until Grade 6. 

The Elementary School has a gymnasium, a library, a computer room, a science lab, a resource room, two teachers’ room and a large well-equipped Special Education facility as well as a Safe Haven Room.

Voyageur Memorial High School first opened its doors on September 2, 1988. 

Cree School Board


Telephone: 418-923-2764
Toll Free: 1-866-999-2764

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Admin Office Hours
Monday - Wednesday : 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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