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Youth Sector - Western Québec School Board
Western Québec School Board
Elementary & Secondary Schools
2016-2017
Revised June 23, 2016 3:28 PM
Western Québec School Board
The WQSB is proud to provide English language education to eligible students in the Outaouais, Pontiac and Abitibi-Temiscaming regions. Our headquarters is located in Gatineau, in the Aylmer Sector and we coordinate quality education in 13
elementary schools, 6 K to grade 11 schools, 2 junior High Schools, 4 High Schools and, 5 adult education and vocational
training centres.
15 Katimavik Gatineau Québec J9J 0E9 | Toll Free 1.800.363.9111 | 819.684.2336 | Fax 819.684.1328
Contents
Western Québec School Board...........................................................................................................................................3
Buckingham Elementary School..........................................................................................................................................5
Chelsea Elementary School.................................................................................................................................................6
D’Arcy McGee High School.................................................................................................................................................7
Dr. S.E. McDowell Elementary School..................................................................................................................................8
Dr. Wilbert Keon.....................................................................................................................................................................9
Eardley Elementary School.................................................................................................................................................10
G. Théberge School............................................................................................................................................................11
Golden Valley School.........................................................................................................................................................12
Greater Gatineau Elementary School..............................................................................................................................13
Hadley Junior High School..................................................................................................................................................14
Lord Aylmer Elementary School.........................................................................................................................................15
Maniwaki Woodland School..............................................................................................................................................16
Namur Intermediate School...............................................................................................................................................17
Noranda School..................................................................................................................................................................18
Onslow Elementary School.................................................................................................................................................19
Philemon Wright High School.............................................................................................................................................20
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary School...........................................................................................................................21
Poltimore Elementary School.............................................................................................................................................22
Pontiac High School............................................................................................................................................................23
Queen Elizabeth Elementary School.................................................................................................................................24
St. John’s Elementary School.............................................................................................................................................25
St. Michael’s High School....................................................................................................................................................26
South Hull Elementary School.............................................................................................................................................27
Symmes Junior High.............................................................................................................................................................28
Wakefield Elementary School............................................................................................................................................29
Buckingham Elementary School
Principal: Samantha Halpin
Kindergarten to Cycle 3 elementary - 187 students
Overview
With its focus on academic and individual excellence, Buckingham Elementary School
creates an open learning environment that empowers students.
Academic
☼☼ Focus on what good learning looks like
☼☼ School success team to
monitor and analyze data
☼☼ Measure our impact in our
core subject areas
☼☼ Balanced Literacy program
in French and English – daily
5, sound prints, response to
literature, writing, reading,
vocabulary building
☼☼ Passe-Partout Program (prekindergarten)
☼☼ Latest technology in classrooms to enhance learning
Services
☼☼ Small English school with big
city facilities
☼☼ Family focused environment
☼☼ On-site daycare
☼☼ Full service cafeteria
☼☼ Large gym
☼☼ Outdoor play structures
☼☼ A lot of green space
☼☼ Resource support
☼☼ Homework Program
☼☼ Alternative Program – Lindsay Place
☼☼ TRIBES School
☼☼ Anti-Bullying prevention
(Olweus)
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Student Council
☼☼ Soccer, basketball, flag
football, volleyball, softball,
floor hockey
☼☼ Track and Field
☼☼ Games Club
☼☼ Art Club
☼☼ Craft Club
Activities & Events
☼☼ Daily Bread Program
☼☼ Spaghetti Dinner
☼☼ Friendship Breakfast
☼☼ Acti-Leaders
☼☼ Music Makers
☼☼ Debating
☼☼ Terry Fox Run
☼☼ Jump Rope for Heart
☼☼ Christmas Concert
☼☼ We Day
http://wqsb.qc.ca/buckingham
Tel: 819.986.3191
615, George Street,
Gatineau (Buckingham) Québec J8L 2E1
Dream, Believe, Achieve!
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Chelsea Elementary School
Principal: Marie-Eve Groulx
Kindergarten to cycle 3 elementary - 295 Students
Overview
With its focus on individual achievement, students of Chelsea Elementary develop the
ability to become independent learners. This school fosters the physical, emotional and
spiritual well-being of students. It also encourages collaboration between home and
school.
Academic
☼☼ Focus: literacy, math & science
☼☼ Outdoor education & Environmental awareness
☼☼ Information and communication technologies
☼☼ Enriched French Program
☼☼ Kindergarten 50% French Immersion
☼Services
☼
☼☼ Daycare (before and after
school)
☼☼ The Centre
☼☼ Updated library
☼☼ Leadership program for
students
☼☼ Reading program
☼☼ Homework program
☼☼ FSL resources
☼☼ ELA resources
☼☼ Professional Educational
Library
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Football
☼☼ Soccer
☼☼ Volleyball
☼☼ Basketball
☼☼ Skiing
☼☼ Choir
☼☼ Parent-subsidized noon-hour
activities such as Seltoons,
Mad Sciences & Guitar
Activities & Events
☼☼ Home and School activities
☼☼ Paddling day
☼☼ Bilingual choir
☼☼ Terry Fox Fundraiser
☼☼ Robotics
☼☼ MusicMakers
☼☼ St. Brigid’s Camp Day
☼☼ Various clubs
http://wqsb.qc.ca/chelsea
Tel: 819.827.0245
74, Old Chelsea Road, PO box 450
Chelsea Québec J9B 1K9
Respect for all, by all
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D’Arcy McGee High School
Principal: George Singfield
Cycle 2 Secondary - 536 students
Overview
D’Arcy McGee High School is dedicated to providing its students with a rich school life.
The school also encourages community involvement, and student empowerment. The
school’s mantra is to foster a safe, caring and respectful community in which everybody
learns and achieves individual success.
Academic
☼☼ Group approach in learning
☼☼ High standards set for students
☼☼ Remediation
☼☼ Professional learning community
☼☼ Enrichment
☼☼ French immersion
☼☼ Work Orientation Training
Path
☼☼ Semi-specialized and Alternative programs
☼☼ Centre for Excellence (modified)
Services
☼☼ Student Leaders
☼☼ Student Council
☼☼ Peer Mediators
☼☼ Anti-bullying initiatives
☼☼ Restorative Practice Approach
☼☼ Drug and alcohol resource
worker
☼☼ Guidance and Counseling/
Orientation
☼☼ CLSC social worker
☼☼ CLSC nurse
☼☼ Breakfast Program
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ D’Arcy Theatre Guild
(Award winning)
☼☼ Art Murals
☼☼ Sports Club (Gee Gees):
☼☼ football, ultimate Frisbee,
rugby, volleyball, soccer,
track and field, hockey,
touch football, running
club and basketball
Activities & Events
☼☼ Terry Fox fundraisers
☼☼ Annual multicultural dinner
☼☼ “Not in My School” initiative
☼☼ School Plays
☼☼ “Me to We” Club
☼☼ Love is Louder Week
http://symmesdarcy.com
Tel: 819.684.7472
925 Du Plateau Boulevard,
Gatineau (Aylmer) Québec J9J 3G2
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Dr. S.E. McDowell Elementary School
Principal: TBA
Kindergarten to Cycle 3 elementary - 250 students
Overview
Dr. S.E. McDowell Elementary School’s mission is to foster a safe and caring environment in which each student develops as a life-long learner.
Academic
☼☼ Homework Club
☼☼ Mentoring program
☼☼ Reading volunteers and
coaches
☼☼ Focus: math, literacy and
French
☼☼ French immersion program
(Kindergarten to grade 3)
☼☼ Literacy program
☼☼ Community involvement
Services
☼☼ Daycare (before and
after school)
☼☼ K4 Program (part-time_
☼☼ Life Room
☼☼ Cafeteria (warm meals
available)
☼☼ Community Outreach
☼☼ Service d’accueil
Parascolaire
☼☼ Québec en forme
☼☼ Student Council
☼☼ Glee Club
☼☼ Little Rock curling club
☼☼ Basketball clinic
☼☼ Sports:
☼☼ basketball, soccer, volleyball, track and field
Activities & Events
☼☼ Spirit days
☼☼ Remembrance Day Ceremony
☼☼ School musical
☼☼ Fundraisers for school equipment
☼☼ BBQs
☼☼ Christmas assembly
☼☼ Jump Rope for Heart
☼☼ Spring Fair
☼☼ Principal’s Awards
http://wqsb.qc.ca/mcdowell
Tel: 819.647.3800
89 Centre Street, PO Box 119
Shawville Québec J0X 2Y0
Dr. S.E. McDowell
Elementary School
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Dr. Wilbert Keon
Principal: Neil Flemming
Kindergarten to Cycle 2 secondary - 153 students
Overview
This school focuses mainly on strong academics in order to create a learning community
accessible to students and staff.
Academic
☼☼ French immersion
☼☼ (50% French from K to grade
6)
☼☼ Outdoor Education Program
☼☼ Homework Club
☼☼ Focus: literacy, math & science
☼☼ Balanced students
☼☼ Personal Orientation Plan
☼☼ Advisory meetings
daily
Services
☼☼ Library
☼☼ Fruit program
☼☼ Student leaders
☼☼ Municipal library is located
at the school
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Québec en forme
☼☼ Choir
☼☼ Student Council
☼☼ Music program
☼☼ Sports Club:
☼☼ Hockey, Rock climbing,
Dog sledding, Volleyball,
Basketball
Activities & Events
☼☼ MASC activities
☼☼ Snow sculptures
☼☼ Snowshoeing
☼☼ Breakdancing
☼☼ After school:
☼☼ Karate, Bootcamp, Paintball, etc.
http://wqsb.qc.ca/chapeau
Tel: 819.689.2488
104 Notre Dame street, PO Box 157
Chapeau Québec J0X 1M0
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Eardley Elementary School
Principal: Ralph Mason
Kindergarten to Cycle 3 elementary - 361 students
Overview
Eardley Elementary School believes in innovation in technology and learning that reinforce the roots of lifelong learning.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the
world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has” Margaret Mead.
Academic
☼☼ English program
☼☼ French immersion
☼☼ (100% French K-1)
☼☼ (86% French 2)
☼☼ (60% French 3-4)
☼☼ (56/44 French 5-6)
☼☼ SMART Boards™ in the classrooms
☼☼ Literacy program
☼☼ Computers in all classrooms
☼☼ Transitions program
☼☼ Autism Spectrum Disorder
students are integrated in
the regular class
Services
☼☼ Daycare (before and after
school)
☼☼ Hot lunches available
☼☼ TRIBES School
☼☼ Homework program
☼☼ Special education and resource specialists
☼☼ Physical education specialists
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Dance/Tai-Kwon-Do
☼☼ Track and field, Volleyball,
Cross-country, Softball
Activities & Events
☼☼ Terry Fox Fundraiser
☼☼ Museum visits
☼☼ Outdoor Education Program
☼☼ Eardley Elementary School
believes in innovation in
technology and learning
that reinforce the roots of
lifelong learning. “Never
doubt that a small group
of thoughtful committed
citizens can change the
world; indeed, it’s the only
thing that ever has” Margaret Mead
http://wqsb.qc.ca/eardley
Tel: 819. 684.5955
180 North Street,
Gatineau (Aylmer), Quebec J9H 6Y9
Spirit, Strength, Wisdom
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G. Théberge School
Principal: Allison Boone
Kindergarten Cycle 2 secondary - 109 students
Overview
With its diverse student body, G. Théberge School focuses on inclusion and strengthening learning opportunities. The school has built strong relationships with parents and the
community.
Academic
☼☼ Focus on languages and
literacy
☼☼ Work Oriented Training Path
☼☼ French classes offered
☼☼ Special Education Program
☼☼ LEARN Classes (online)
☼☼ Outdoor education course
Services
☼☼ Pre-K program (all day)
☼☼ Homework Club
☼☼ Cafeteria with hot meals
☼☼ Healthy snacks program
☼☼ Service d’accueil
☼☼ Anti-bullying initiatives (Olweus)
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Student Council
☼☼ Book Club
☼☼ Floor hockey
☼☼ Piano lessons available at
lunch
☼☼ Guitar lessons available at
lunch
☼☼ Lego Club
☼☼ Graduation Committee
☼☼ Drama Club
Activities & Events
☼☼ Terry Fox fundraisers
☼☼ Intramural activities
☼☼ Christmas Concert
☼☼ Winter Carnival Week
☼☼ Downhill skiing
☼☼ Variety Show
☼☼ WE Day
http://wqsb.qc.ca/gtheberge
Tel: 819. 627.1212
38 Boucher Street, PO Box 610
Témiscaming, Québec J0Z 3R0
We enter to learn, and leave when we achieve
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Golden Valley School
Principal: Mary Louise Rodgers
Kindergarten to Cycle 2 secondary - 274 students
Overview
Golden Valley School is truly committed to providing English language education to all
students. It also works with members of the community, creating a sense of belonging
for all.
Academic
☼☼ Homework Club
☼☼ Focus on English speaking
☼☼ Literacy network
☼☼ Online learning opportunities
☼☼ Wood-working
☼☼ French classes available
☼☼ Art classes
☼☼ P-Bone music class
☼☼ Goal setting with students
☼☼ Reading and math buddies
☼☼ SMART Boards™ in all classes
☼☼ LEARN Distance Education
☼☼ Work Oriented Training Path
Services
☼☼ Breakfast Club
☼☼ Good relationship with the
city
☼☼ Only English school in the
area
☼☼ Christmas basket donations
☼☼ Daily “opportunity time” for
secondary
☼☼ Anti-bullying initiatives (Olweus)
☼☼ Daycare
☼☼ TRIBES School
☼☼ School Library
☼☼ School nurse
☼☼ Sensory room
☼☼ Aboriginal Success Program
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Winter sports
☼☼ Basketball
☼☼ Volleyball
☼☼ Community clean-ups
☼☼ Lunch time board games
☼☼ Ultimate frisbee
☼☼ Movie Club
☼☼ Martial Arts
☼☼ Running Club
☼☼ Video Games Club
☼☼ Board Games
☼☼ Outdoors Club
☼☼ Choir
☼☼ Drumming
Activities & Events
☼☼ Picnic with community
☼☼ Activity days
☼☼ Student of the month award
☼☼ Honour Roll
☼☼ Inter-sectorial group activities
☼☼ Community suppers
☼☼ Remembrance Day ceremony
☼☼ Book fair
☼☼ Christmas concert
☼☼ Talent shows
☼☼ School Spirit Days
☼☼ Monthly assemblies
☼☼ Jog-a-Walk fundraiser
http://wqsb.qc.ca/goldenvalley
Tel: 819.825.3211
980 7th Street,
Val d’Or Québec J9P 3P8
Goals + Effort = Success
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Greater Gatineau Elementary School
Principal: Valerie Link
Kindergarten to Cycle 3 elementary - 416 students
Overview
The academic focus includes bilingual literacy and improved math teaching. The staff
truly wants to see each student succeed on all levels, that is why they believe in the
Brain Research Approach, creating balanced learners.
Academic
☼☼ French Classes (Core and
Enriched)
☼☼ Focus on literacy skills
☼☼ Ethics and Culture
☼☼ Reading Program
☼☼ Interactive Word Wall
☼☼ Science
☼☼ Robotics
☼☼ Math Wall
☼☼ SMART Boards™ in all classes
Services
☼☼ Daycare (before and after
school)
☼☼ Resources for individual
students
☼☼ Wireless Internet
☼☼ TRIBES school
☼☼ Nutrition program
☼☼ Anti-Bullying Program (Olweus)
☼☼ Breakfast and Milk Program
☼☼ Brain research on learning
and teaching
☼☼ Tracking and reporting on
individual success
☼☼ Hot Meal Program
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Student Council
☼☼ Art Club
☼☼ Chess Club
☼☼ Choir
☼☼ Crafts
☼☼ Cross-Country
☼☼ Basketball
☼☼ Volleyball
☼☼ Softball
☼☼ Soccer
☼☼ Football
☼☼ Mine Craft
☼☼ Drama
Activities & Events
☼☼ Talent shows
☼☼ Virtue Respect Assemblies
☼☼
☼☼ School spirit days
☼☼ Remembrance Day ceremony
☼☼ Home & School monthly
events
☼☼ MusicMakers
☼☼ Drama Productions
http://wqsb.qc.ca/greatergatineau
Tel: 819.663.4842
297 ALice Street,
Gatineau Québec J8P 3M6
Every student, every day, a success in our Community
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Hadley Junior High School
Principal: Dodie Payne
Cycle 1 secondary - 408 students
Overview
Hadley Junior High School believes in the potential of each student. Academic Success
is high on our school’s radar. We feel that a safe, healthy and rich school life that includes arts and sports are the keys to success. Hadley has a rich school life and holds its
students and staff to the highest standards in terms of attitude, effort and behaviour.
Academic
☼☼ Academic awards
☼☼ Book Club
☼☼ Math contests
☼☼ Orientation sessions
☼☼ Peer tutoring and leaders
☼☼ Enriched French Program
☼☼ Rosetta Stone French
☼☼ Guidance counselling
Services
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Academic remediation
☼☼ Peer mentoring
☼☼ Breakfast Club
☼☼ Native Students Circle
Group
☼☼ Community Officer
☼☼ Youth counsellors
☼☼ School-wide anti-bullying
program
☼☼ Drug and alcohol awareness
☼☼ CLSC nurses and social
worker
☼☼ H.E.L.P. Program
☼☼ Student Council
☼☼ School Band
☼☼ Award winning drama productions
☼☼ Citizenship opportunities
☼☼ Varsity teams (boys/girls)
(Hawks):
☼☼ badminton, soccer,
hockey, football, crosscountry, track and field,
Rugby, Ultimate Frisbee,
Volleyball, basketball
☼☼ Mini-University
Activities & Events
☼☼ BBQs
☼☼ Homeroom competitions
☼☼ Christmas food drive
☼☼ Travel to NYC and Québec
City
☼☼ Various fundraisers
☼☼ Boat cruise
☼☼ Destination Imagination
☼☼ Public Speaking Contest
☼☼ Dances
☼☼ Winter Carnival
☼☼ Recognition assemblies
☼☼ Activity days
☼☼ Special Olympics
☼☼ Intramural Activities
http://hadleypwhs.com
Twitter: @WQSB_Hadley
Tel: 819.776.3158
80 Daniel Johnson Blvd.
Gatineau Québec J8Z 1S3
Work Hard. Be Yourself. Do the Right Thing.
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Lord Aylmer Elementary School
Principal: Eldon Keon
Kindergarten to Cycle 3 Elementary - 635 students
Overview
Lord Aylmer School encourages healthy personal and social development for all students.
It also focuses on strong academic success.
Academic
☼☼ French immersion (up to
100%)
☼☼ Focus on math
☼☼ Literacy teachers
☼☼ Resource teachers
☼☼ Music program (K and
Cycle 1)
☼☼ Drama program (Cycle 2
and 3)
☼☼ Balanced Literacy
☼☼ Guided reading
☼☼ Focus on helping students to
reach their full potential
Services
☼☼ Daycare (before and after
school)
☼☼ TRIBES School
☼☼ Anti-bullying program (Olweus)
☼☼ Mentorship program
☼☼ Leadership program
☼☼ Listening Ear program
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Board games
☼☼ Chess/checkers club
☼☼ Skating
☼☼ Arts and crafts
☼☼ Dance
☼☼ Band
☼☼ Sports Club:
☼☼ cross country, soccer,
football, volleyball, basketball, tennis, softball,
track and field, gymnastics
Junior Campus
Tel: 819.684.4888
130 Frank Robinson Road,
Gatineau, Québec J9H 4A6
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Activities & Events
☼☼ Lord Aylmer Idol
☼☼ Christmas & spring concerts
☼☼ Variety show
☼☼ School dances
☼☼ Halloween activities
☼☼ Art exhibit
☼☼ “I love to read” week
☼☼ Terry Fox walk
☼☼ Jump Rope for Heart
☼☼ Winter activity day
☼☼ Movie nights
☼☼ TRIBES activities
☼☼ Fleurs de Macadam
☼☼ BBQs
http://wqsb.qc.ca/lordaylmer
Senior Campus
Tel: 819.684.6801
116 Frank Robinson Road,
Gatineau, Québec J9H 4A6
Maniwaki Woodland School
Principal: Ann Addleman
Kindergarten to Cycle 2 secondary - 168 students
Overview
Maniwaki Woodland School feels the individual success of students is very important. This
school wants to motivate and engage the students.
Academic
☼☼ Literacy Focus
☼☼ Advisory Program
☼☼ Goal setting and prioritizing
☼☼ Maniwaki math initiative
☼☼ LEARN (distance education)
☼☼ Sports and Leisure Program
(Sec 4 & 5)
☼☼ Aboriginal Success Team
☼☼ Outdoor Education and
Environmental Awareness
Program
☼☼ Healthy Snack Program
Services
☼☼ Breakfast Club
☼☼ Anti-bullying program (Olweus)
☼☼ School library
☼☼ TRIBES School
☼☼ Only English school in the
area
☼☼ Hot lunch Fridays
☼☼ Rural Intervention and Prevention Program
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Québec en forme
☼☼ Hockey
☼☼ Basketball
☼☼ Volleyball
☼☼ Zumba
☼☼ Curling Club
☼☼ Choir
☼☼ Yoga
☼☼ Guitar Club
Activities & Events
☼☼ Native drumming
☼☼ Ice Cream Parlour Project
☼☼ Skate-a-thon
☼☼ Literacy Bingo Night
☼☼ Books Fair
http://wqsb.qc.ca/maniwaki
Tel: 819.449.2597
247 des Oblats,
Maniwaki, Québec J9E 1G6
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Namur Intermediate School
Principal: Tammy Downing
Kindergarten to Cycle 1 secondary - 92 students
Overview
Its strong focus on academics and literacy, Namur Intermediate School would like to
continue to raise student achievement. This school also provides artistic and fitness outlets to ensure a balanced school culture.
Academic
☼☼ Focus on core subjects
☼☼ Student mentors
☼☼ Student tutors
☼☼ Keeping students active
☼☼ Outdoor Education Program
☼☼ Students leave bilingual
☼☼ Debate team
Services
☼☼ Daycare (before and after
school)
☼☼ K-4 program
☼☼ Multi-Âge program
☼☼ Access to municipal library
☼☼ Volunteers from l’âge d’or
☼☼ New student lounge (secondary)
☼☼ Only English school in the
area
☼☼ Good partnership with
French school and municipality
☼☼ Homework Club
☼☼ Alliance Alimentaire
☼☼ Anti-bullying program (Olweus)
☼☼ TRIBES school
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Québec en forme
☼☼ Student Council
☼☼ Reading team
☼☼ Basketball
☼☼ Snowshoeing
☼☼ Volleyball
☼☼ Totem poles project
☼☼ Skating
☼☼ Hockey
☼☼ Acti-leader program
☼☼ Lunch hour sports program
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Activities & Events
☼☼ Terry Fox Fundraising
☼☼ Family Literacy Day
☼☼ Remembrance Day event
☼☼ Halloween event
☼☼ Intramural activities
☼☼ Winter fun day
☼☼ “Meet the Teachers” (open
house)
☼☼ Awards day
☼☼ Corn roast
☼☼ Food bank drive
☼☼ Track and field day
☼☼ School Spirit days
http://wqsb.qc.ca/namur
Tel: 819.426.2996
333, rue de l’Hôtel-de-ville,
Namur Québec J0V 1N0
Noranda School
Principal: Monia Cloutier
Kindergarten to Cycle 2 secondary - 93 students
Overview
Noranda School believes that students’ well being is of paramount importance to their
learning. As well as providing a caring and stimulating environment for our students, the
school strives to be up to date in our text books, technology, and all resources available
for student learning.
Academic
☼☼ Focus on literacy
☼☼ Focus on learning English
☼☼ Français de base is available
☼☼ Creating balanced students
☼☼ Mathematics
☼☼ French as a second language
Services
☼☼ Daycare (before and after
school)
☼☼ Milk Program
☼☼ Homework Club
☼☼ Anti-bullying program (Olweus)
☼☼ Access to Centre de resource des services sociaux
☼☼ Partnered with Neighbours:
☼☼ Regional Association of
Rouyn
☼☼ Noranda
☼☼ CEDEC (entrepreneurial
services)
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Student Council
☼☼ Volleyball
☼☼ Soccer league at lunch
☼☼ Track and field
☼☼ Cross country running club
Activities & Events
☼☼ Spring carnival
☼☼ Talent show
☼☼ Destination Imagination
☼☼ Intramurals
☼☼ Public Speaking
☼☼ Dictée PGL
☼☼ Family Literacy Day
☼☼ Daffodils Campaign
http://wqsb.qc.ca/noranda
Tel: 819.762.2706
10 Québec Avenue.
Rouyn-Noranda Québec J9X 1G2
Together, we succeed
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Onslow Elementary School
Principal: TBA
Kindergarten to Cycle 3 Elementary - 72 students
Overview
Onslow Elementary is a small rural school known for its peaceful, caring environment, its
dedication to academic excellence and a well-rounded education. Onslow is an active member of its surrounding community and is proud of its strong partnerships with
parents, students and community members. .
Academic
☼☼ Focus on literacy
☼☼ Student engagement
☼☼ Encourage leadership roles
☼☼ Daily 5 cycle groupings
☼☼ Differentiated learning
methods
☼☼ “One-to-One” Technology
Ratio in classes
Services
☼☼ Daycare (before and after
school)
☼☼ K4 program
☼☼ Breakfast Club
☼☼ Library
☼☼ Resource centre
☼☼ Homework Club
☼☼ Anti-bullying initiatives (Olweus)
☼☼ Counselling services
☼☼ Speech and language
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Soccer
☼☼ Volleyball
☼☼ Cross-country
☼☼ WQSB tournaments
☼☼ Knitting club
☼☼ Choir/Music Makers
Activities & Events
☼☼ Christmas concert
☼☼ Parent craft fair
☼☼ Talent show
☼☼ Community involvement
☼☼ Whole school spirit activities
☼☼ Lunch hour activities
☼☼ MusicMakers
☼☼ Choir/Music Makers
☼☼ Active Home and School
Committee
http://wqsb.qc.ca/onslow
Tel: 819.458.2375
850 Clarendon street, PO Box 159
Quyon Québec J0X 2V0
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Philemon Wright High School
Principal: Dodie Payne
Cycle 2 secondary - 541 students
Overview
Philemon Wright High School believes in the potential of each student. Academic success is high on our school’s radar. We feel that a safe, healthy and rich school life that
includes arts and sports are the keys to success. Philemon Wright has a rich school life
and holds its students and staff to the highest standards in terms of attitude, effort and
behaviour.
Academic
☼☼ Academic awards
☼☼ Book Club
☼☼ Orientation sessions for post
-secondary options
☼☼ Rosetta Stone Program
☼☼ Enriched French
☼☼ Power Play French
☼☼ Advanced math
☼☼ Advanced science
☼☼ Guidance counselling
Services
☼☼ Academic remediation
☼☼ Peer mentoring and tutoring
☼☼ Breakfast Club
☼☼ Native Students Circle
Group
☼☼ Gay Straight Lesbian Alliance
☼☼ School-wide anti-bullying
program
☼☼ Youth counsellors
☼☼ Strong community involvement
☼☼ Drug and alcohol awareness
☼☼ CLSC nurses and social
worker
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Student Council
☼☼ School Band
☼☼ Award winning Drama Club
(CAPPIES)
☼☼ Citizenship opportunities
☼☼ 20 varsity sports teams (Falcons):
☼☼ (Boys and Girls) badminton, soccer, hockey,
football, cross-country,
track and field, basketball, volleyball, rugby,
and lacrosse
Activities & Events
☼☼ BBQs
☼☼ Battle of the Bands
☼☼ Christmas food drive
☼☼ Dances
☼☼ Homeroom competitions
☼☼ Recognition assemblies
☼☼ Special Olympics
☼☼ Coffee House
☼☼ Intramural activities
☼☼ Sports and academic
awards
☼☼ Destination Leadership
☼☼ Winter Carnival
☼☼ Activity Day
☼☼ Travel opportunities
http://hadleypwhs.com
Twitter: @WQSB_PW
Tel: 819.776.3158
80 Daniel Johnson Blvd.
Gatineau, Québec J8Z 1S3
Work Hard. Be Yourself. Do the Right Thing.
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Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary School
Principal: David McFall
Kindergarten to Cycle 3 elementary - 477 students
Overview
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary School is the definition of a community school. There is a
true focus on community involvement, and understanding cultural differences.
Academic
☼☼ Focus: literacy, math & languages
☼☼ iPad Pilot Project
☼☼ Student leaders
☼☼ Encourage active life-styles
☼☼ Peer helping program
☼☼ Focus on well-balanced
students
☼☼ Dream team (special education)
☼☼ Project of Hearts
☼☼ Reading buddies
☼☼ Educational videoconferences
☼☼ Homework Club
Services
☼☼ Daycare (before and after
school)
☼☼ Breakfast / Lunch Club
☼☼ Community Learning Centre
(CLC)
☼☼ Anti-bullying campaign
(Olweus)
☼☼ Neufeld workshops for parents
☼☼ Videoconferencing for
☼☼ workshops: Parenting, bullying,
☼☼ business, etc.
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Student Council
☼☼ Performance groups
☼☼ Indoor soccer teams
☼☼ Peer helpers
☼☼ Games leaders
☼☼ Judo
☼☼ Fitness Club
☼☼ Environmental Club
☼☼ Drumming Club
☼☼ Citizenship Club
☼☼ Skipping Club
☼☼ Running Club
Activities & Events
☼☼ BBQs
☼☼ Gaelic football tournaments
☼☼ Community events
☼☼ Cultural and heritage
events
☼☼ Student exchanges
☼☼ Robotics
☼☼ Evening sports nights
☼☼ Family dinners
☼☼ Monthly activity afternoons
☼☼ Weekly parent/staff soccer
☼☼ and fitness night
http://wqsb.qc.ca/petes
Twitter: @WQSB_PETES
Tel: 819.777.8600
2 Millar Street,
Gatineau (Hull) Québec J8Y 3N3
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Poltimore Elementary School
Principal: Samantha Halpin
Kindergarten to Cycle 3 elementary - 45 students
Overview
Poltimore Elementary School is a small school that is building community connections.
The school is the only English school in the area and acts as a local hub. Poltimore’s mission statement is “Maximize individual achievement as a united community”
Academic
☼☼ Focus on literacy
☼☼ Focus on core subjects
☼☼ Resource teacher
☼☼ Daily bread program
☼☼ Differentiated learning
methods
☼☼ Multi-level classes
☼☼ Literacy learning
☼☼ Small class sizes
☼☼ Focus on individual potential
Services
☼☼ Breakfast Club
☼☼ Multi-Âge program
☼☼ Community and school
share grounds
☼☼ Has a real family atmosphere
☼☼ Anti-bullying program (Olweus)
☼☼ Active parent involvement
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Yoga
☼☼ Science
☼☼ Exploration
☼☼ Cooking
☼☼ Art
☼☼ Track and field
☼☼ Caroling
☼☼ Skiing /snowshoeing
☼☼ Outdoor education
Activities & Events
☼☼ Spaghetti dinners
☼☼ Annual concert
☼☼ Destination Imagination
☼☼ MusicMakers
☼☼ English public speaking
☼☼ School-wide spirit activities
☼☼ Fundraising
☼☼ Hot lunches
☼☼ Special events
☼☼ Volunteers in school
☼☼ Support school improvements
http://wqsb.qc.ca/poltimore
Tel: 819.457.2335
2 Paugan road,
Val des Monts Québec, J8N 2G9
Poltimore Pride
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Pontiac High School
Principal: Debra Stephens
Cycle 1 & Cycle 2 secondary - 380 students
Overview
Pontiac High is a rural secondary school located in a charming and welcoming community. The school offers a variety of academic programs as well as trades and focuses on
ensuring individual excellence for each student.
Academic
☼☼ Lunch and after school
tutoring
☼☼ Core french
☼☼ French mother tongue
☼☼ Life Skills Program (special
education)
☼☼ Modified Program
☼☼ Achievement coordinator
☼☼ Work Orientation Training
Path
☼☼ Welding Program
☼☼ Rough Carpentry (construction)
☼☼ Greenhouse
Services
☼☼ Student advisory leaders
☼☼ Orientation program for
new students
☼☼ Staff advisor for each student
☼☼ Daily advisory periods
☼☼ Drug and alcohol counselling
☼☼ Social Worker available
(CLSC)
☼☼ Academic Advisor/Guidance Centre
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Student Council
☼☼ Pontiac students against
impaired driving
☼☼ Yearbook and Grad committees
☼☼ Jazz band and Choir
☼☼ Debating team
☼☼ Reach for the Top
☼☼ Fitness Club
☼☼ Sports:
☼☼ track and field, crosscountry, football, hockey,
basketball, volleyball, canoeing, wrestling, soccer
☼☼ *Late bus service available
Activities & Events
☼☼ Talent show (Coffee House,
Burnt Toast, Love is Louder)
☼☼ School dances
☼☼ Art exhibits
☼☼ Daily intramural activities
☼☼ Pep rallies
☼☼ Radio station
☼☼ Academic recognition assemblies
☼☼ Activities that focus on
leadership development for
students
http://phs.wqsb.qc.ca
Tel: 819.647.2244
455 Maple street, PO Box 4600
Shawville Québec, J0X 2Y0
Ensuring that everyone achieves individual excellence
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Queen Elizabeth Elementary School
Principal: Debbie Picard
Kindergarten to Cycle 3 elementary - 43 students
Overview
The goals of Queen Elizabeth Elementary School are to provide an instructional program
that motivates students to become lifelong learners. The school would like to improve
students’ self esteem and confidence to become ethical citizens and leaders.
Academic
☼☼ Focus on individual success
☼☼ Create balanced students
☼☼ One hour of french per day
☼☼ Focus on literacy
☼☼ Focus on core subjects
☼☼ SMART Boards in all classes
☼☼ Small class sizes
☼☼ Volunteer community reading program
Services
☼☼ K4 program available (Jan.
to May)
☼☼ Breakfast Club
☼☼ Community summer camp
(June to August)
☼☼ Lunch program two days a
week
☼☼ Anti-bullying initiatives (Olweus)
☼☼ Library
☼☼ Daycare (before and after
school)
☼☼ Connection with CLSC nurse
and social workers
☼☼ Milk program
☼☼ Service d’accueil
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Québec en forme
☼☼ Québec enfant
☼☼ Dreams Take Flight (Partnership with Disney and Air
Canada)
☼☼ Tim Hortons Camp
☼☼ WQSB tournaments
☼☼ Cross-country skiing
☼☼ Snowshoeing
Activities & Events
☼☼ Awards for academic
achievement
☼☼ Volunteer lunch
☼☼ Remembrance Day
☼☼ Halloween activities
☼☼ Music Makers
☼☼ Terry Fox Run
☼☼ Environmental activities with
Mr. E
☼☼ Christmas concert
☼☼ Christmas carolling at senior’s centre
http://wqsb.qc.ca/qekaz
Tel: 819.467.2865
9 Begley Street, PO Box 240
Kazabazua Québec J0X 1X0
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St. John’s Elementary School
Principal: Lorianne Bertrand
Kindergarten to Cycle 3 elementary - 120 students
Overview
Literacy and participation are important factors for success. St. John’s Elementary
School focuses on student motivation and community envolvement in order to create
intrinsic life-long learners.
Academic
☼☼ Focus on literacy
☼☼ Work ethic is important
☼☼ School perseverance
☼☼ Monthly goals are set
☼☼ SMART Board™ in classrooms
☼☼ Videoconferencing (virtual
trips)
☼☼ Guided reading
☼☼ Drama
☼☼ Literacy Leaders
Services
☼☼ Daycare (before and after
school)
☼☼ Full-Time Pre-K Program
☼☼ Breakfast Club
☼☼ “Caught being good” program
☼☼ Leadership program
☼☼ Reading Buddies
☼☼ PATRO partnership
☼☼ Community Learning Centre
(CLC)
☼☼ TRIBES school
☼☼ Safe school patrol (Unit X
with SQ)
☼☼ Acti-leaders
☼☼ Fitness Activities for the
community (Kettlebell &
Boot Camp)
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Pontiac en forme - Yoga
☼☼ Soccer
☼☼ Acro-gym
☼☼ Majorettes
☼☼ Sports with Maison des
Jeunes
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Activities & Events
☼☼ Carnival week
☼☼ Annual community day
☼☼ Christmas concert
☼☼ Community clean-up days
☼☼ Literacy week
☼☼ Nutritional workshops
☼☼ Anti-bullying workshops
☼☼ Jump Rope for Heart
☼☼ Terry Fox Fundraiser
☼☼ Christmas lunch (staff and
bus drivers)
http://wqsb.qc.ca/stjohns
Tel: 819.648.2149
10 Leslie Street,
Campbell’s Bay Québec J0X 1K0
St. Michael’s High School
Principal: Debbie Picard
Cycle 1 & Cycle 2 secondary - 85 students
Overview
St. Michael’s High School works diligently to motivate and engage students in order to
help them achieve success. Its small classes allow for students to achieve a new kind of
success
Academic
☼☼ Focus on individual success
☼☼ Focus on core subjects
☼☼ Carpentry class available
☼☼ Outdoor education
☼☼ Work Orientation Training
Path
☼☼ Life skills
☼☼ Community Based Service
Learning
Services
☼☼ Community Learning Centre
(CLC)
☼☼ Very positive link with community
☼☼ Videoconferencing is available
☼☼ Anti-bullying initiatives (Olweus)
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Tutoring (Math, English, Science)
☼☼ Skating
☼☼ Choir
☼☼ Technology
☼☼ Hockey program
☼☼ Volleyball program
☼☼ Cross-Country running
☼☼ Basketball
☼☼ Soccer
Activities & Events
☼☼ Talent show
☼☼ Canoe races
☼☼ Great Canadian Shoreline
Clean-Up
☼☼ Awards for academic
achievement
☼☼ Hockey tournament
☼☼ Soccer tournament
☼☼ Science fair
☼☼ Earth Day Clean-up
☼☼ Remembrance Day with
community
☼☼ NAC plays
☼☼ Destination Imagination
http://wqsb.qc.ca/stmichaels
Tel: 819.422.3584
26 Principale street PO Box 10
Low Québec, J0X 2C0
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South Hull Elementary School
Principal: Judy Millar
Kindergarten to Cycle 3 elementary - 423 students
Overview
South Hull Elementary School focuses on healthy and balanced lifestyles. The school is
dedicated to student success and life-long learners.
Academic
☼☼ French immersion:
☼☼ Kindergarten: 100%
☼☼ Cycle 1: 96%
☼☼ Cycle 2: 76%
☼☼ Cycle 3: 48%
☼☼ Individual success plans
☼☼ Benchmarking (reading)
☼☼ Student resources
☼☼ Psychomotor skills
Services
☼☼ Daycare (before and after
school)
☼☼ Service d’accueil
☼☼ Breakfast Club
☼☼ Student leadership
☼☼ Harmony room
☼☼ TRIBES Schools
☼☼ Anti-bullying initiatives (Olweus)
☼☼ Governing Board
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Strides Program (track and
field)
☼☼ Basketball
☼☼ Bow and arrow
☼☼ Drama Club
☼☼ Lego Club
☼☼ Walking Club
Activities & Events
☼☼ Talent shows/Christmas
concert
☼☼ Annual International Fair
☼☼ Terry Fox Fundraiser
☼☼ Destination Imagination
☼☼ MusicMakers
☼☼ Winter Carnival
☼☼ Tuesday Pink Day
☼☼ Camp-Air-au-Bois (C3Y2)
☼☼ Literacy Day
☼☼ Monster Ball
☼☼ June circus
☼☼ Literacy Day
http://wqsb.qc.ca/southhull
Tel: 819.684.6565
86 Cresent Drive,
Gatineau (Aylmer) Québec J9H 1T6
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Symmes Junior High
Principal: George Singfield
Cycle 1 secondary - 388 students
Overview
Symmes Junior High School is dedicated to providing its students with a rich school life.
The school also encourages student empowerment. The school’s mantra is to foster a
safe, caring and respectful community in which everybody learns and achieves individual success.
Academic
☼☼ Group approach in learning
☼☼ High standards set for student
☼☼ Remediation
☼☼ Professional learning community
☼☼ Enrichment
☼☼ Heterogenous class groups
☼☼ French immersion
☼☼ Modified Program
☼☼ Centre for Excellence
Services
☼☼ Student leaders
☼☼ Student Council
☼☼ Peer Support: mediation,
mentoring, tutoring
☼☼ Anti-bullying initiative
☼☼ Restorative Practice Approach
☼☼ Drug and alcohol resource
worker
☼☼ Guidance and Counseling
☼☼ CLSC social worker
☼☼ CLSC nurse
☼☼ Breakfast Program
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ Award winning Starquest
Players Theatre
☼☼ Art Murals
☼☼ Sports Club (Gee Gees):
☼☼ football, ultimate Frisbee,
rugby, volleyball, soccer,
track and field, hockey,
touch football, running
club and basketball
Activities & Events
☼☼ Terry Fox Fundraiser
☼☼ “Me to We” program
☼☼ Annual multicultural dinner
☼☼ “Not in my School” initiative
☼☼ School Plays
☼☼ Love is Louder Week
☼☼ “Girls Night In”
http://symmesdarcy.com
Tel: 819.684.7472
925 Du Plateau Boulevard,
Gatineau (Aylmer) Québec J9J 3G2
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Wakefield Elementary School
Principal: Julie Fram-Greig
Kindergarten to Cycle 3 elementary - 316 students
Overview
Wakefield Elementary is a bilingual community school dedicated to academic excellence and individual student growth.
Academic
☼☼ Extended Core French Program :
☼☼ Cycle 2: 60% English/40%
French
☼☼ Reading buddies
☼☼ Focus on math, French,
English
☼☼ SMART Boards™ in all classes
☼☼ Music program
☼☼ Environmental program
Services
☼☼ Daycare (before and after
school)
☼☼ K-4 program
☼☼ Student leaders
☼☼ Partnership with Youth Centre
☼☼ Connection with CLSC nurse
and social workers
☼☼ Partnership with MRC Police
Extra curricular activities
☼☼ School Choir
☼☼ Ski Club
☼☼ Snowshoeing
☼☼ Cross-country skiing
☼☼ Sports Clubs
☼☼ Volleyball
☼☼ Track and Field
☼☼ Cross-country run
☼☼ Softball
☼☼ Soccer
☼☼ Grade 5-6 Camping trips
Activities & Events
☼☼ Involvement in local community events such as Harvest Festival, Dragon Fest,
Writers’ Festival, Fairbairn
House Heritage Centre
☼☼ Music Makers
☼☼ Intramural sports
☼☼ Holiday Children’s sale
☼☼ Terry Fox Run
☼☼ Environmental activity days
with Mr. E. - all grades
http://wakefield.wqsb.qc.ca
Tel: 819.459.2373
878 Riverside road,
Wakefield Québec, J0X 3G0
MOTTO
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