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CSB welcomes new chairperson

Sarah PashOn Wednesday, July 25, 2018, Cree beneficiaries in Eeyou Eenou Istchee elected Dr. Sarah Pashagumskum as the new Cree School Board (CSB) chairperson. She will replace outgoing chairperson Kathleen J. Wootton.

Final Chairperson nominees announced

Governance Elections

Chief Returning Officer John Henry Wapachee released the finall list of nominees for the 2018 election of the Cree School Board Chairperson.

The following nominees have confirmed their candidacy for the office of Chairperson:

1

Robert Auclair

ACCEPTED

4

Sarah Pashagumeskum

ACCEPTED

5

Kathleen Wootton

ACCEPTED

The election is scheduled for Wednesday July 25, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Advance polls will be held Thursday July 19, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Two other names were nominated but did not accept the nomination: Clifford Loon and Kenny Loon. 

Strong roots, strong growth

strong roots strong growth

As part of its 40th Anniversary celebration, the Cree School Board planted a tree outside its school in Eastmain this week as a symbol of the growth and hope that are expected in Cree education in the coming 40 years.

“We may not be here,” said Director General Abraham Jolly, “but this tree will be, and it will stand for the strong roots we built in our first 40 years, as well as the promise of student success in the next 40.”