What Makes Piitoayis Family School Special?

  • Community and agency involvement (we support both students and families)
  • Full-day Kindergarten  
  • Southland bus transportation from all quadrants of the city
  • Daily smudge and talking circles
  • Involvement of Elders and Knowledge Keepers throughout the year
  • Ceremony and celebrations
  • Daily reading and math groups
  • Daily inclusion of Indigenous cultures and languages
  • Opening songs and prayer each morning
  • Focus on four core Blackfoot values:  
    • Spirituality (Ceremony)
    • Kindness to Others
    • Being Aware of One's Environment
    • Being Able to Take on Tasks Independently
  • Daily breakfast, snacks, and lunch provided
  • Opportunities for learning on the land

School Development Plan (SDP)

Our School Development Plan is created each year, based on data and evidence collected the previous year.  It is a way for our school to set goals and maintain a common focus.  For the 2018-9 school year, we are focusing on mathematical fluency and reading.  Please see our attached SDP for more information. 

Program, Focus & Approach

What Makes Piitoayis Family School Special?

  • Community and agency involvement (we support both students and families)
  • Full-day Kindergarten  
  • Southland bus transportation from all quadrants of the city
  • Daily smudge and talking circles
  • Involvement of Elders and Knowledge Keepers throughout the year
  • Ceremony and celebrations
  • Daily reading and math groups
  • Daily inclusion of Indigenous cultures and languages
  • Opening songs and prayer each morning
  • Focus on four core Blackfoot values:  
    • Spirituality (Ceremony)
    • Kindness to Others
    • Being Aware of One's Environment
    • Being Able to Take on Tasks Independently
  • Daily breakfast, snacks, and lunch provided
  • Opportunities for learning on the land

School Development Plan (SDP)

Our School Development Plan is created each year, based on data and evidence collected the previous year.  It is a way for our school to set goals and maintain a common focus.  For the 2018-9 school year, we are focusing on mathematical fluency and reading.  Please see our attached SDP for more information. 

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