School News

2019

Leo West appointed Mistassiniy School Principal

Northland School Division (NSD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Leo West as Mistassiniy School Principal. Before this appointment, Leo served as the school’s Vice-Principal. “The community of Wabasca has been very welcoming to me and I…

Land-based Learning activities at Mistassiniy School

Aboriginal Studies students at Mistassiniy School recently participated in land-based learning activities. As you can see in the photos, students learned how to make traditional drums! 

Mistassiniy School Grade 12 Graduation Trip

Grade 12 students from Mistassiniy School went on a grad trip to San Francisco and Los Angeles during spring break. Some of our activities are listed in the itinerary below. Itinerary Day 1-Cable car ride, Fisherman’s Wharf Day 2- San Francisco landmarks,…

2018

Karim Harji appointed Acting Principal at Mistassiniy School

Northland School Division (NSD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Karim Harji as Acting Principal at Mistassiniy School. Karim’s education career has taken him overseas. From 1999-2001, Harji worked with Aga Khan Foundation Canada in Tajikistan.…

Mistassiniy School graduates celebrated

From all of us at Northland School Division, we congratulate the Mistassiniy School graduating class of 2018! Graduating from high school is an incredible achievement. The road to graduation is not easy, but it's an important step towards accomplishing…

Mistassiniy School grateful for support from local businesses and organizations

Ringo Starr and the Beatles once crooned that we “get by with a little help from our friends”.  Put another way by a great friend to Mistassiniy School Dennis Smits of KMC Oilfield: “It takes a village to raise our kids.” Mistassiniy School…

Mistassiniy School succeeds thanks to teachers like Barbara Stewart-Edwards

Enthusiastic, dedicated, energetic and patient.  These are words that school leadership and teacher peers use to describe Mistassiniy School second-year teacher Barbara Stewart-Edwards. Barbara is originally from Jamaica and is a relative newcomer to…

Mistassiniy School Student Profile – Tyla Decoine

2017-18 has been a turn-around year for Tyla at Mistassiniy School. She is like a brand new person. She has been working very hard to change her behaviors and academic output. At one point, Tyla was a frequent visitor to the principal’s office but…

Mistassiniy school is excited to brag about our recent graduate Sidney Anderson

Sidney earned his high school diploma from Mistassiniy school in June of 2017, with 117 credits – 17 more than he needed to get his diploma. While at Mistassiniy school, Sidney was a great athlete, a good student and all around super kid. He excelled…

Premier Notley announces Mistassiniy School modernization

An exciting day for Wabasca-Desmarais! Premier Rachel Notley announced a modernization for Mistassiniy School on April 27, 2018.  Alberta Government News Release (See below) As part of Budget 2018, the government is funding a modernization of Mistassiniy…