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Memorandum of Understanding signed for N’Swakamok Native Alternative School

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On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, Rainbow District School Board and N’Swakamok Native Friendship Centre officials signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the N’Swakamok Native Alternative School. The purpose of the document is to strengthen educational opportunities for Indigenous students within our city, ensure students have equitable access to all available pathways in completing their secondary school diploma, connect students with post-secondary education, apprenticeships and/or the work place, and provide support services for Indigenous students to ensure success for all.

Signing the Memorandum of Understanding are, back row, from left, Kathy Dokis, Principal of Indigenous Education for Rainbow District School Board; Kelly-Lee Assinewe, Coordinator of the N’Swakamok Native Alternative School; Bob Deeth, Principal of the N’Swakamok Native Alternative School; front row, from left, Marie Meawasige, Executive Director of the N’Swakamok Native Friendship Centre; Doreen Dewar, Chair of Rainbow District School Board; and Norm Blaseg, Director of Education for Rainbow District School Board.

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Nicole Charette, Senior Advisor,
Corporate Communications and Strategic Planning,
Rainbow District School Board, 705.674.3171, ext. 7217.