Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School

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8575 N. Trepania Road
Hayward, WI 54843
Telephone Number: (715) 634-8924
FAX: (715) 634-6058

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March 2 Advanced Ed. Meeting/Track Meeting 11:15 a.m.
March 3 Electrical Safety Program
12:00 p.m. 3rd Grade
1:00 p.m. 1st Grade
March 4 Pre-K Meeting
March 5 4th Grade Parent Lunch Day
March 6 Spring Picture Day

March 10 7th & 8th Grade WITC-Rice Lake
8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
March 11 Culture and Language Training
March 12 Native Youth Tobacco Survey Grades 6-12
5th Grade Parent Lunch Day
March 16 All Staff Meeting
March 17 WITC Representative
11:40 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cafeteria
March 18 Staff Development 1/2 Day for Students
March 19 6th Grade Parent Lunch Day
March 20 Science Alliance Presentation
Physics 9:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Chemistry 12:30 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.
March 26 Pre-K Parent Lunch Day
March 27 Honoring Men Powwow

 Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School's Gymnasium Entrance

Miigwech bi-mawadishiyang omaa noongom.
(Thanks for visiting us here today.)

We are now serving the third generation of students at the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School. Our school was spawned from both protest and hope. We began in the fall of 1975 with a K-3 school nestled in a quiet village on the shores of the Chippewa Flowage, and expanded, in January 1976, to K-12 amidst a mass walkout of students from the nearby public school.

One of our original K-3 teachers is still with us, while grandchildren of our first students explore our halls every fall. We have grown from classes in a remodeled factory in a remote section of the reservation to a sprawling complex with NASA connections.

While our protests now are for the continued love, kindness, and concern for our students, we still express the hope and idealism that the formation of a new school called for. We seek good lives for our children and for their great-grandchildren, the seventh generation from the first generation of Ojibwe who walked the gravel roads to class that first fall.

We are preparing our students for life in this millennium while preserving the language and culture from the many generations of Ojibwe people who have lived here.

Welcome to our school.

Dennis White, Administrator
K-12 Administrator

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Last updated on March 4, 2015