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Simon Jacob Memorial Education Centre
PO Box 102, Webequie, ON P0T 3A0
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Simon Jacob Memorial Education Centre

Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
Student body of all grades is approximately 200 students
Description (Service) Operates an on-reserve school for elementary and junior high school students from the community 

Offers a full curriculum for students from SK-Grade 10  
Teaches Native language as a subject course and promotes a sense of pride of heritage  
Provides supervised extra-curricular activities  
Offers cultural activities and traditional Native teaching as part of regular programs 
Participates in the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Canada Program which provides laptops and tablets to each child aged 6-12 years in the school as a learning tool 
Operates on a culturally sensitive schedule that allows students to participate in the spring and fall hunts with their families

Special Education 

Provides special education assistance for students with learning difficulties 
Strives for maximum amount of integration with regular programs

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Webequie First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Webequie First Nation
Special Education
Any child with special needs and/or learning difficulties

Registration required  
Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card and immunization record

Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-353-6491
Fax 807-353-1306
Website www.webequie.ca
Primary Executive Mary Gardiner, Principal
Alternate Executive Ennis Jacob, Education Director
Site Location Reserve is 250 km NE of Pickle Lake, 540 km N of Thunder Bay, on northern peninsula of Eastwood Island in Winisk Lake
Located In Community Webequie First Nation
Address Webequie
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Mailing Address c/o Simon Jacob Memorial Education Centre 
PO Box 102 
Webequie, ON P0T 3A0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established 1993
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)

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