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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April 2 HS to WITC April 3 HS to UW-Stout April 4 Track at Superior
April 10 Parent Training at CESA 12 April 11 WIEA Red Cliff Elementary Skate City
April 16 Easter Dinner Half Day
April 17-18 and 21 No School
April 23 Ron Glodoski 5:00 p.m. Dinner/Drawings 5:30 p.m. Presentation
April 24 Track at Bruce April 24-25 Pathways to College UW-Madison
April 28-May 2 Scholastic Book Fair
April 30 Ziigwan Showcase P/T Conferences 4-7 p.m.
 

MiigwLac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School's Gymnasium Entranceech 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 April 10, 2014