Mission Statement:
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.
 
Philosophy Statement:
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.

Williams Lake Campus: Thompson Rivers University

British Columbia Institute of Technology