Keeping our Students Safe – LSK School

This school year has been very challenging for our schools across the province. Principals, teachers and school staff have been working extra hard to be innovative with their lessons in order to keep student safety at the top of their priority list. We had the opportunity to chat with some of our teachers to hear … Read more

Christmas Card Art Contest Winners!

We are pleased to announce our Christmas Card Art Contest winners! K-Grade 2 – Grace Johnson Grades 3-5 – Joshua Jermey-Ernst Grades 6-8 Jude Masty Grades 9-12 – Desna Doucette Thanks to everyone who submitted artwork!

MECE Graduation

(Story from Chronicle Herald) After 18 months of learning how to care for children in their First Nation communities through a culturally competent lens, a group of women recently celebrated their graduation from a Mi’kmaw early childhood education pilot program at the Nova Scotia Community College.  The 13 Mi’kmaq women who participated in the Poqji-kina’masulti’kw … Read more

Treaty Education MOU

The province, Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey and Millbrook First Nation have renewed a memorandum of understanding creating a partnership to teach treaty education to children in all Nova Scotia schools. The agreement commits the three partners to teach treaty education in all classrooms and grades and ensures Nova Scotians and the civil service benefit from education about … Read more

Yoga Teacher Training

Our yoga teachers cohort had a great weekend celebrating the successful completion of their 200 hours of training this month. 17 participants from MK schools started in the fall of 2019 and graduation was supposed to be in June. Sessions that were supposed to be held in the early spring were on hold because of … Read more

Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey hosts first ever Wellness Camps

During the summer of 2020, Rebecca Scirocco, Wellness Consultant, hosted Wellness camps in our communities across the province. The main purpose for putting on the camps was to help students learn about the new safety measures they will be seeing this year as they return to school, and learning about ways to cope with stress.  … Read more