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KPDSB Trustees Approve Name for New High School in Sioux Lookout

12 Apr. 2017

Media Release - April 12, 2017

KPDSB Trustees approved a name for our new high school in Sioux Lookout at the April regular board meeting (held April 11, 2017, at Ignace Public School).   The new name, ‘Sioux North High School’, received unanimous support from Trustees.     

The process to select a name for the new high school began in May 2016.  In accordance with KPDSB Policy 805 – Naming of Educational Facilities, the Naming of the New Sioux Lookout High School Committee was created.  Members of the committee included area students and staff, as well as community representatives from both Sioux Lookout and Lac Seul First Nation.

Following a number of face to face community consultations in Sioux Lookout and Lac Seul, the public was given an opportunity to submit possible names for the new school through an online survey in June 2016.  Submitted names were then voted on by members of the committee and a short list of three options was once again given to the public for input through another online survey in December 2016.

Results of the final survey indicated ‘Sioux Lookout True North High School’ received the majority of votes (approximately 800 of 1300 votes – the other name options were Points North District High School and Lac Seul District High School).

The naming committee held one final meeting, where students on the committee suggested an abbreviated version of the top choice, adjusting the name from ‘Sioux Lookout True North High School’ to ‘Sioux North High School’.  The students’ suggestion received full support from the membership of the committee and the name was officially submitted to the Board of Trustees on behalf of the committee.

Sean Monteith, Director of Education, stated “The naming of our new high school in Sioux Lookout, Sioux North High School, not only represents another significant milestone to our end goal of an official opening, it also represents the Keewatin-Patricia District School Board remaining true to its vision statement that we put students first, and with that comes the inherent responsibility to honour their voice.”

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Kindergarten in the news!

01 Feb. 2017

Our Kindergarten Open House got some attention from Q104! Click here to read the full article!

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Fine Arts Program in the news!

28 Jan. 2017

Our Fine Arts Program was showcased in an article written by Q104! Click here to read the full article!

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Literacy Week at Open Roads School

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We had a blast celebrating Literacy Week here at Open Roads School! Click here to read the article from Q104!

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Fine Arts Cash Calendar winners!

27 Jan. 2017

Open Roads School Grade 8 Fine Arts students held a very successful fundraiser as they continue to raise money for their upcoming Toronto Trip in June! Click here to read the full article and find out the winners!

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