Quaqtaq - Isummasaqvik School

 

Principal: Serge Mollière
VP: Daisy Angnatuk (50%)
Centre Director: Tommy Arnatuk


P.O. Box 108
Quaqtaq, Qc
Canada, J0M 1J0
Phone: (819)492-9955
Fax: (819)492-9971

Commissioner: Pallaya Ezekiel
Education Committee President: Eva Deer


Primary and Secondary School with 112 Students

•    24 students in kindergarten and primary cycle 1 in Inuktitut

•    44 students in the French sector, second language:
o    26 students in primary cycles 2 and 3
o    18 students in secondary
•    44 students in the English sector, second language:
o    23 students in primary cycles 2 and 3
o    12 students in secondary
o    9 students in IPL

Teachers and Professionals

 

•    3 teachers, Inuit sector, in kindergarten and primary cycle 1
•    3 teachers, French primary sector
•    2 teachers, French secondary sector
•    2 teachers, English primary sector
•    3 teachers, English secondary sector
•    1 curriculum development counsellor 1st language
•    specialists: Inuktitut, culture boys, culture girls, physical education, religion, music, special education technician (Inuktitut)

Special Features and School Projects

 

•    School is strongly involved in the Joe Juneau’ Nunavik Youth Hockey Development Program (NYHDP)
•    Cross country skiing course project in collaboration with Kativik Regional Government in order to make the school become a cross country skiing centre in Nunavik
•     Initiation to fine dining made with traditional country food (hunting product…)
•     “Global health” project : hygiene awareness and healthy nutrition in collaboration with the CLSC

 

About Quaqtaq

•    Services: nursing station, arena, day care, Co-op and Northern stores, Co-op Hotel, post office, community centre
•    General Information and History (Nunavik Tourism Association)
•    Detailed Google Map
•    Weather Forecast (Environment Canada)
 

Photos: Louisa K. Oovaut and Gary Koiter

October 2008