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Speaking up! Students make case for language

Public Speaking Contest

The mood in the Mitchuap Celebration Hall in Chisasibi was taut with friendly competition the evening of April 16, 2019, as students poured over their cue cards in preparation for their big moment at the podium. The theme for the 2019 CSB Regional Public Speaking Contest, hosted this year by James Bay Eeyou School, was "Honouring the International Year of Indigenous Languages."

For the love of art

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The hallways of the school were transformed into a gallery this week as Wabannutao Eeyou School hosted the annual Regional Art Exhibition.

"Our trip to Kuujjuaq"

Kuujjuaq Science Fair

By Ella and Rim, First Place - Grade 6 (Quebec Aboriginal Science Fair 2019)

Editor's Note: A delegation of students traveled to Kuujjuaq in March to compete in the Quebec Aboriginal Science Fair. Two of those students won first place among Grade 6 contestants. Here is their story.


On February 14, 2019, we won first place at the regional science fair in Waaskaganish and had the chance to go to the provincial science fair in Kuujjuaq on March 27-28, 2019.

Ready to start a business? SRVTC can help!

Ready to Starting a Business

Each year, dozens of tradespeople and artisans graduate from vocational programs at Sabtuan Adult Education Services. Entrepreneurship is an exciting possibility for these graduates. Starting a business is also a dream for many others throughout Eeyou Istchee.

Upcoming programs at Sabtuan Regional Vocational Training Centre (SRVTC) will help community members turn these entrepreneurial ambitions into a reality.

SRVTC has announced several Spring 2019 programs that respond to the growing demand for Cree-owned businesses across Eeyou Istchee. Two new programs, “Starting a Business” and “Construction Business Management,” will focus on entrepreneurial skills and knowledge. Other vocational programs will include competencies that can be used to build mechanical contracting, tourism, or sports-related businesses in the future.

Building bridges with communities

Mistissini Assembly

About 200 family members, teachers, elders and representatives of various entities assembled in the gymnasium of Voyageur Memorial High School Monday March 4, 2019, to determine ways to develop a more effective learning environment.

Kindness Day leads the Way

Kindness Day

Students in Cree School Board schools marked February 27 by learning what it means to be kind. Whether helping one another or reaching out to a friend who is feeling blue, Pink Shirt Day at VMS Elementary in Mistissini was a day to highlight the importance of respect - a traditional Cree value.

Students explore science

Regional Science Fair 2019

Students in schools around Eeyou Istchee took part in annual science fairs to determine eligibility for the Regional Science Fair held February 14, 2019, in Waskaganish.