Puvirnituq - Ikaarvik and Iguarsivik Schools




Ikaarvik School
P.O. Box 400
Puvirnituq, Qc J0M 1P0
Phone: (819) 988-2344
Fax: (819) 988-2223

Principal:  Sarah Angiyou
Center Director:  Peter Novalinga
 

Commissioner: Sarah Beaulne

Iguarsivik School
P.O. Box 500
Puvirnituq, Qc J0M 1P0
Phone: (819) 988-2960
Fax: (819) 988-2090

Principal:  Lucy Qalingo Aupalu
Vice-Principal:  Roger Robidoux
Center Director:  Lizzie T. Kenuajuak

Education Committee President: Betsy Putugu



 
Ikaarvik - Primary School with 176 Students
•    123 students in kindergarten and cycle 1 (Inuktitut)
•    15 students in cycle 2, English sector, second language
•    38 students in cycle 2, French sector, second language
Teachers and Professionals
•    11 teachers in kindergarten and cycles 1 and 2, Inuit sector
•    2 teachers in cycle 2 French sector
•    1 teacher in cycle 2 English sector
Specialists: religion, culture, physical education, music, computer, special education (Inuktitut, French & English)
support staff: student counselor, behavior technician, attendants, pedagogical counselor & teacher training counselor
Special Features and School Projects
•    Art Integration: One 10’ X 10’ stone mural and five 12” X 12” X 24” stone sculptures all made by local artists
•    Local Culture Program
•    Orff Music Program
 
Iguarsivik - Primary and Secondary School with 267 Students
•    118 students in primary cycles 2 and 3
   89 students in French sector, second language
   29 students in English sector, second language
•    149 students in secondary
   86 students in French sector, second language
   63 students in English sector, second language

Teachers and Professionals

•    6 teachers in the primary French sector
•    2 teachers in the primary English sector
•    7 teachers in the secondary French sector
•    6 teachers in the secondary English sector 
specialists: Inuktitut, culture, religion, physical education, computer, music, special education (French & English)
support staff: student counselor, behaviour technicians, attendants and special education technicians

Special Features and School Projects

•    Science Lab (equipped with giant aquarium & growing centres), Culture Workshop and Student Radio.
•    Music Program, Sports Activities and Reading Club at primary level.
•    The Student Council oversees the following: Hip Hop Club, Movie Night, Canteen, Sports and Games
•    Bakery & Sushi take-out service, leatherwork, sewing and qajaq building activities are conducted by the I.P.L. Student Coop
•    Karate lessons open to all community members 3 nights a week.

About Puvirnituq

•    Services: hospital centre, arena, day-care centre, Co-op and Northern stores, Co-op hotel, snack bar, post office, community center, youth center, small training gymnasium, community radio
•    General Information and History (Nunavik Tourism Association)
•    Weather Forecast (Environment Canada)
 
Photos: Alain Cloutier and Dave Girouard
 

October 2008