Nathan Barton Elementary Junior Secondary School District #92 (Nisga'a)
We are a small school located
in the Nisga’a community of Gingolx approximately 102 kilometers
north of Terrace, B.C.
We have a student
population of approximately 60 enrolled in four classrooms.
We also have adult students who are working on upgrading and equivalency
Our main goal for the 2002/2003
school year is to improve student achievement in reading and writing.
We have scheduled two-hour literacy blocks
in each classroom to provide more instructional time for literacy.
has joined the network of Performance Based Schools to research
the question: Can we improve student success in reading and writing
the implementation of a two-hour literacy block.
Community-based cultural projects
continue to be at the forefront of student learning where collaborative
partnerships have been developed with First Nations Education Steering
Committee, First Nations School Association, Gingolx Education Department,
Gingolx Cultural Society, and the Gingolx Media Centre.