ᐧᐃᓖ ᒉᐄ ᐦᐋᐲᒑᒃ ᒋᔅᑯᑕᒫᒉᐅᑲᒥᒄ

École Willie J. Happyjack Memorial School

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819-753-2583 #3300

Cree Culture Classrooms

Elementary and secondary school students in Waswanipi have access to Cree culture classrooms as part of their school grounds.

The most recent addition was built in 2019 next to Willie J. Happyjack Memorial School and features three buildings - a cookhouse, a cabin, and a sabtuan.


Homework Help

Elephant Thoughts

All Secondary IV & V students have access to Elephant Thoughts graduation support programming in the weeks prior to Math and Science Exams.

Breakfast program

All Secondary students who arrive at school prior to the start of 9 a.m. classes are provided with cereal bars, yogurt and/or fruit for breakfast.

Summer School

Safe Schools

Youth Fusion

Lunch-time and after school activities are available to students through our partnership with Youth Fusion. Some of the activities include robotics, leadership development, media, and healthy living.


Tel: 819-753-2583 
Fax: 819-753-2793



École Willie J. Happyjack Memorial School
1 Birch Street
Waswanipi QC J0Y 3C0


Bell times

8:50 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
12:50 p.m. to 3:40 p.m.

Office times

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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School Principal

  • Judith Michel

    819-753-2583 #3371


  • Interim
    Ignace Tigori



  • Bobby Gull

    819-753-2583 #3233



    • Annette Gull
      Documentation Technician

      819-753-2583 #3229/3430

    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.