Esk'etemc Sxoxomic School and Post-Secondary
Physical Address: 1001 Esk'et Drive Alkali Lake, BC V0L 1B0
Sxoxomic Community School is committed to providing a quality education, to develop a student’s full potential in an environment that enhances Esk'etemc Community Vision.
We believe that every student at Sxoxomic Community School has the right to be treated with dignity and respect and to be educated in the environment that best suits his or her needs.
Doris Johnson, Principal
Doris Johnson is a member of the Esk'etemc band and began as the Principal in November 2014 and is responsible for the provision of education leadership, supervision of school staff and curriculum of all primary and secondary level education at Esk'etemc. Doris also ensures that the Esk'etemc culture and traditions is a part of the child's education.
Teachers and Support Staff
|Doris Johnson||Principal/Grade 4-7 Teacher||Mabel Paul||Custodian|
|Myrtle Johnson||Kindergarten K4/Head Start Teacher||Arnold Harry||Groundskeeper|
|Jeanette Paul||Kindergarten K4/Head Start Teacher||Andrea Paul||Receptionist|
|Carol McDonald||Kindergarten K5/Grade 1 Teacher|
|Dorothy Johnson||Grades 2-3 Teacher|
|Floyd Dick||Cultural/Language Teacher|
|Serina Sampson||Special Needs Assistant|
2015 School Calendar
|September 2, 2014||Non-Instructional Day - Students do not attend|
|September 3, 2014||First day of School - day shortened by 2.5 hours|
|September 26, 2014||Professional Development Day - students do not attend|
|October 13, 2014||Thanksgiving Day - No School|
|October 20 - 23, 2014||Parent/Teacher Day - day shortened by 1 hour|
|October 24, 2014||Professional Development Day - students do not attend|
|November 11, 2014||Remembrance Day|
|November 10, 12-14, 2014||Not-In-Session Days - Students do not attend|
|November 17, 2014||First Day back after break|
|December 22 - January 2, 2015||Christmas Break|
|January 5, 2015||First Day back after break|
|February 9, 2015||Family Day - students do not attend|
|February 20, 2015||Professional Development Day - students do not attend|
|March 9 - 13, 2015||Not-In-Session Days - students do not attend|
|March 16-20, 2015||Spring Break - students do not attend|
|March 23, 2015||First Day back after break|
|April 3, 2015||Good Friday|
|April 6, 2015||Easter Monday|
|April 17, 2015||Professional Development Day - students do not attend|
|May 8, 2015||Professional Development Day - students do not attend|
|May 18, 2015||Victoria Day|
|June 21, 2015||Aboriginal Day|
|June 25, 2015||Last Day for Students|
|June 26, 2015||Administration Day - students do not attend|
|June 29 - September 2, 2015||Summer Break|
If you have any question in regards to the Sxoxomic School, please contact Andrea Paul at 250.440.5681.
Head Start/Day Care The program plans, prepares, and presents the Aboriginal Head Start Program in accordance to the six components: culture and language, education, health promotion, nutrition, social support, and parental and family involvement within the requirements and regulations of the Community Care Facility Act. The following staff involved in the program are: Myrtle Johnson, Edna Johnson (ECE), Allison Paul (ECE), Jeanette Paul, Jessica Chelsea, and Ann Dick.
If you require information regarding Aboriginal Head Start on Reserve visit the following link Aboriginal Head Start on Reserve or Esk'etemc's Head Start/Day Care Program, please contact Renee at 250-440-5651 extension 219.
VACANT, Education Coordinator
The Education Coordinator is responsible for the planning and operations of all primary secondary and post-secondary education and training; and the planning and implementation of informal community education courses within Esk'etemc government.
For information regarding post-secondary courses, please visit the following links.