20 Nov. 2017
Hockey Skills Academy
For families wishing additional hockey skills instruction for their child, JK – Grade 6 provided by a qualified Hockey Coach. Offered in partnership with the highly popular Beaver Brae Hockey Academy program. Combination of dry-land training and ice time. To ensure a spot, registration required.
True North Adventure Program
Children in JK-Grade 6 are provided with the opportunity to explore a variety of outdoor skills and recreation activities such as but not limited to: swimming, camping, fishing, water safety, archery, canoeing, kayaking, boat operation, gardening, and hiking, rock/wall climbing, survival and bush craft, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, curling and the Arts. Offered as part of the physical education program.
For families wishing their child to participate in the highly popular Scouts Canada Cub Scouts Program as part of the school program. Girls and boys ages 8 – 10 years old are eligible to earn Scouts Canada Proficiency badges. Registration $200.00 per child; subsidies available.
Other School Programs
In addition to regular classroom instruction using the Ontario Ministry of Education elementary curriculum,Keewatin Public School provides the following school programs
- Full-day every-day Junior/Senior Kindergaten (Monday to Friday)
- French as a Second Language (core) Grade 3 - 8
- Ojibwe as a Second Language (core) Grade 3 - 8
- Project DARE (Grade 6)
Sports, Clubs and Extra-Curricular Activities
Keewatin Public School offers a full extracurricular program for students beginning as young as JK. During nutrition breaks, students are encouraged to participate in activities such as basketball, soccer, touch football, baseball, hockey, Four Square and other playground games. During the winter students participate outdoors in sliding and cross country skiing.
Organized indoor activities include Chess club, Spirit Cup, intramural sports, Green Team, Breakfast Club leaders, Drama Club, Yearbook Club, Student Council, student leadership opportunities (PALS) , beading & leathercraft, author’s visits, police presentations, fire safety presentations, field trips, Public Skating, Bike Rodeo, special visitors, Forest of Reading, Science North, Oak Hammock Marsh, Heritage Fair and Science Fair. The school building is used several evenings per week by outside agencies and groups for a variety of purposes.
In 2012-13 we are very excited to offer an elementary guitar music program in Grade 5,6,7,8.
Keewatin Public School is truly a community school with many partnerships in place.