Migisi Sahgaigan School
Upon entering the school you will step into the main foyer which is also the entrance to the schools cultural room which houses the most recent books and a wealth of resources and information for research and enjoyment. You will be able to see the intricate Ojibway regalia and beadwork housed in display cabinets in this cultural room. The displays are for enjoyment and also serves as an important part of the history of the people and familes. The cultural room and library is also pleased to host many gatherings especially those of the elder groups that have chosen to meet here because of the peace and tranquility they feel once they walk through the doors. The school gymnasium is large and the rubberized floor is safe comfortable and consistant with the finest of sports facilities in northern Ontario.
Migisi Sahgaigan School located in the Ojibway community on the Migisi First Nation. The beautiful school starts with Junior/Senior Kindergarten education programming and goes up to Grade 6 classroom. It is approximately 22 kilometers west of Dryden and is a brisk five minute walk from Eagle Lake. The incredible forestry and lake give students a chance to experience the “Northern Experience” all year round. Students are able to enjoy activities such as ice fishing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, and even hikes into the forest while keeping within the Ontario Curriculum standards set forth. It is a band controlled school supported by a local school board
Migisi Sahgaigan School is always keeping its doors open for qualified teachers. Interested teachers that would like to teach are encouraged to come and visit the school and see for yourself what an opportunities here.
Migisi Sahgaigan boasts a music program for all students, a Language program, current and up to date Computer room, Phys. Ed program, cooking program and sewing, beading and youth club. The teachers teach the Ontario Curriculum while maintaining the oral teaching and traditional teachings handed down from generation to generation.
The people of Eagle Lake First Nation believe their children’s needs will be met through the operation of their own school that provides a holistic education developing all parts of a child’s being.
The values of respect, discipline, and responsibility must be nurtured in an active and warm open school environment. Children will learn to be proud of themselves as human beings, thus fostering pride in their culture, heritage and language. This will be reinforced with a strong positive foundation of academic skills.
Our goal is to provide an education system that enables all of our children TO LEARN, TO LIVE, TO SUCCEED.
The Migisi Sahgaigan School Board is to provide financial assistance to post secondary students from Eagle Lake First Nation in reaching their goals to obtain a higher level of education. The Migisi Sahgaigan School Board recognizes the need for members to pursue the skills and qualifications required to be more competitive in the workplace.
The student must complete the university/college application package for funding to be granted.
All new students are responsible for their university/college application fees.
Migisi Sahgaigan School
Phone: (807) 755-5350
Fax: (807) 755-2086
Director of Education/Principal: Andrew Kivell