Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory

Site: Wiikwemkoong Junior School

Service: First Nation Elementary School

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated  
Political Territorial Organization: Unceded  
Manitoulin Island Treaty 
 
Student body of the Junior School is approx 250 students
Description (Service) Administers an on-reserve public school for elementary school students  
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 3; approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education 
  • Provides Full-Day Early Learning Kindergarten, Jump-Start, and After-School programs 
  • Teaches full immersion in Kindergarten and Anishinabemowin as a subject course  
  • Provides a daily breakfast program, dependent on available funding  
  • Offers a school gymnasium, library, music and computer labs 
  • Provides special education assistance for students with learning difficulties
Hours Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 9 am-3 pm 
First Wed of each month: 9 am-2 pm
Areas Served Wikwemikong
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
 
  • Members of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Indian Reserve 
  • Children from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 4
Application
  • Registration required 
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card, immunization record and proof of residency (by-law)
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-859-3536
Fax 705-859-2747
Website www.wbe-education.ca
Primary Contact Ramona Peltier, Secretary; Email: rpeltier@wbe-education.ca
Primary Executive Harold Fox, Principal; Email: hfox@wbe-education.ca
Alternate Executive Fay Zoccole, Education Director; Phone: 705-859-3834 ext 229; Email: fzoccole@wbe-education.ca
Site Location Community is approx 50 km S of Little Current along Hwy 6 at E end of Manitoulin Island on N Georgian Bay
Located In Community Wikwemikong
Address 2235 Wikwemikong Way
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
 
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Intersection Wikwemikong Way and Jacko Cres
Mailing Address c/o Harold Fox, Principal 
2235 Wikwemikong Way 
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)