Students entering Eenchokay Birchstick School shall be provided with the opportunity to gain an education, which will guide them to be positive, contributing members of a society that recognizes the rights and dignity of each individual. The student should develop a sense of pride in his or her goals. Trustees, Pikangikum Education Authority leaders, school administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, tutor escorts and substitute teachers shall strive to provide a learning environment in which
People value one another unconditionally.
People are fair and honest.
People see the school as a safe, beneficial educational environment.
People feel that they belong and their presence and contributions are valued.
People expect growth in themselves and others.
People view themselves as part of a cooperative team.
People seek opportunities to improve.
People support one another.
People plan and act upon plans.
To assist the student in obtaining skills and knowledge that will meet the needs of both the student and the community of Pikangikum.
To provide a positive learning environment that encourages students in the pursuit of learning.
To encourage use of the Ojibway Language and Culture, and pride in Ojibway heritage.
To develop pride in one’s self and to teach respect for Ojibway culture and heritage, religion and morality.
To provide a varied school curriculum reflecting programs and activities that will encourage civic, social and moral responsibilities.
To develop opportunities in school programming and curriculum that will encourage students’ appreciation of their culture and heritage while also giving them the skills and knowledge to achieve any goal they set for themselves.
To encourage excellence in teaching and a high standard of performance in learning.
To develop the knowledge, attitude and disposition students need for active and successful participation in society.
To provide an environment that is concerned with the physical well-being of each student.