Batchewana

Education/Learning

Batchewana First Nation Education Dept. will be hosting their Annual Back to School BBQ on Thursday August 30th, 2018 from 1:00-5:00pm.

 

We would like to invite your program or department or school to set up a display that afternoon.  (If your program is going to give out freebies, please consider school supplies).

 

Perhaps your Department would like to make a donation towards the BBQ (hamburgers & hotdogs) fruit and vegetable trays or water.  Please let me know by August23rd, what your program can donate. We would greatly appreciate all participation and donations to make this event successful.

 

This will give you an opportunity to advertise & promote services/programs for the Fall 2018.

 

Please contact me ( Christine Sayers ) if you have any questions or concerns.  Email csayers@bfnedu.com or call 705-759-7285 Ext. 214

 

Meegwetch

Christine Sayers

Post Secondary Counsellor

 

 

 

Save The Date…

Back to School BBQ.

 

When:  Thursday August 30th, 2018

 

Where:  Batchewana Learning Centre

15 Jean Ave.

 

Time: 1:00 – 5:00pm

 

 

Updated information forms will have to be completed prior to release of cheques (including B.F.N. Status # for school age children)

 

High school cheques will only be released to students who have a copy of their Fall 2018 Timetable & Completed Information Forms submitted.

 

College & University Student Cheques will be ready for pick-up on August 30th,  2018

 

For more information contact Christine Sayers 705-759-7285 Ext. 214

 

Please register ALL school age Children.

 

 

                     

 

 

ATTENTION PARENT AND STUDENTS

New format for receiving funding for education dollars. All forms must be completed fully and release of Information must be signed before any funds will be processed.  COPY OF STATUS CARD must be attached. No cheques will be made for August or September 2018 for families  and high school students unless all documentation is received.  Parents can drop off completed forms at the Band Office, Batchewana Learning Center or can be faxed to 705-759-9982.  Thank you in advance for your cooperation. 

 

 

Batchewana First Nation of Ojibways

236 Frontenac Street

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

P6A 5K9

Telephone:  705-759-7285

 Fax:   705-759-9982

 

BFN Highschool Student Financial Assistance Policy and Procedures

 

 

Policy

Highschool students are entitled to; attendance allowance, school supplies, uniform allowance and field trip allowance. Payments will be issued once all documentation and verification is complete.

 

Attendance Allowance:  $10.00 for age 17 and under/ month

                                                $20.00 for 18 and older/month

                                                Upon verification of written final exams

 

Supplies: books, paper, gym,

shops, art, home economics, etc.              $105.00 per year

Uniform: 1st year                                              $250.00 purchase order

 Returning year                                                 $125.00 purchase order

Field trip:                                                             $30.00 per year

 

Payments are in three installments;

September/October

-$75.00 for supplies

February/March

-Attendance allowance for first semester (verification of written exam)

-$40.00 for supplies

 July      

-Attendance allowance for second semester (verification of written exam)

 

Procedure

All documentation must be completed, verified and received at the Batchewana Learning Center before any payment is made for the students.

Documentation:

1. Copy of timetable from appropriate school for the student

2. Completed student information Form

3. Completed and authorized signature of parent/guardian/student Release of Information Authorization for the BFN student.

4. Uniform- a purchase order will be issued to the student for the appropriate vendor with a due not exceed amount to purchase uniforms required

5. Field Trip- if the student is required to attend a field trip, documentation from the school must accompany request. A maximum of $30.00/year was approved by Chief and Council

 

Once all documentation is received and verified, payment will be mailed to appropriate address of the student.

Please note: attendance allowance will not be issued until verification of final exams have been written.

May 2018

 

 

Batchewana First Nation of Ojibways

236 Frontenac Street

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

P6A 5K9

Telephone:  705-759-7285

 

Batchewana First Nation Education

Release of Information Authorization

 

 

I grant my permission for the Batchewana First Nation Education Department to have access to all of my child/children’s school records re: transcripts, marks, attendance, achievements, bus reports, I.P.R.C. education reports, progress reports, and/or any other pertinent information that may be required on behalf of my child/children.

Also, if required, access to the entire Ontario Student Record (O.S.R.) file and permission to meet with my child/children to deliver pertinent educational information/material and/or career/guidance counselling.

This release will be effective from the date of signature until the entire period of the child/children school enrolment with the Batchewana First Nation Elementary and Secondary Education Program.

 

 

Print Name: ________________________________________________

 

________________________________________________                          _______________________

Signature                                                                                          Date

 

All information obtained will be kept confidential.

 

Batchewana First Nation of Ojibways

236 Frontenac Street

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

P6A 5K9

Telephone:  705-759-7285

 Fax:   705-759-9982

 

 

 

 

BFN Elementary Student Financial Assistance Policy and Procedures

 

 

Policy

Elementary students are entitled to school supplies, uniform and field trip payments.

Payments will be issued once all documentation is complete.

 

 

Supplies:                                                              $30.00 per year

 

Uniform:                                                             

School will invoice the band for one long sleeve, one short sleeve and one hoodie/polo

 

Field trip:                                                             $30.00 per year

 

 

Procedure

All documentation must be completed, verified and received at the Batchewana Learning Center before any payment is made for the students.

 

Documentation:

1. Completed student information form

2. Completed and signed Release of Information Authorization for each BFN student.

4. Uniform: the school will invoice the band for one of: long sleeve, short sleeve and hoodie/polo

5. Field Trip- if the student is required to attend a field trip, documentation from the school must accompany request. A maximum of $30.00/year was approved by Chief and Council

 

Once all documentation is received and verified, payment will be mailed to appropriate address of the student.

 

No cheques will be done prior to school start unless parent/guardian has completed all documentation.    

 

 

 

Batchewana First Nation of Ojibways

236 Frontenac Street

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

P6A 5K9

Telephone:  705-759-7285

 

 

Batchewana First Nation Education

Adult Students in Academic Programming

Policy

Students registered in academic programming are entitled to supplies and attendance allowance.

Attendance Allowance: $10.00 for age 17 and under/month

                                                $20.00 for 18 and older/month (based on attendance and progress reports)

Supplies: $25.00 per school year (after receipt of registration of attending school/program)

Eligible School/Program:               Batchewana Learning Center

                                                                Urban Aboriginal Alternative High School

                                                                Bawating Late School

                                                                John Howard Society

                                                                Holy Angels Learning Center

                                                                Prince of Wales

                                                                Sault College-Academic & Career Entrance (ACE)

 

Procedure

All documentation must be completed and verified and received at the Batchewana Learning Center before any payment is made for the student.

  1. Completed Student Information Form
  2. Completed and authorized signature of Release of Information Authorization
  3. Copy of registration of attending school/program             

Attendance allowance will be processed after receipt of signed attendance/progress report.

It is the responsibility of the student to submit these reports monthly to the Batchewana Learning Center, once received payment will be processed and mailed to the student.

 

 Fax:   705-759-9982

 

Batchewana First Nation of Ojibways

236 Frontenac Street

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

P6A 6Z1

Telephone:  705-759-7285

 Fax:   705-759-9982

Batchewana First Nation Education

Student Information Form

 

 

Student Name

D.O.B.

Band Number

School

Grade

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jane Smith

Jan.1/2001

1980044401

Eastview

4

 

Mother-Full Name: _______________________________________________

 

Father-Full Name: ________________________________________________

 

Guardian(s) Full Name: ____________________________________________

 

Lives With: Both Parents________    Mother: _________   Father: _________   Guardian(s): __________

 

Address: ____________________________ City: _______________________________________

 

Telephone: _________________________  Postal Code: _________________________________

 

Email: _____________________________   Special Education Program: _____________________

 

Copy of Status Card: ______________ Yes    ___________________N/A

 

Comments:

 

 

 

Please ensure that you advise our office of any changes throughout the year.

 

 

Date: _________________                              Signature: _______________________________________

 

May 2018

 

KPMG’s Indigenous Student Awards program is administered by Indspire’s Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards program that is available to Indigenous post-secondary students in the pursuit of university or college education across Canada.

Program details

This award is open to all Indigenous candidates (First Nations, Inuit and Metis) who are attending post-secondary institutions (i.e. college or university) with demonstrated financial need for contributions to education costs. Preference will be given to students studying in the following academic programs: Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Information Technology, Human Resources, Communications and Marketing

To be eligible you must:

  • be a Canadian Indigenous person;
  • be enrolled in an accredited institution such as:
    • an accredited university program;
    • an accredited college program;
  • not be a member of the staff, board, or past participants at the time of applying for funding support.
Awards criteria:
  • Deadline(s): August 1, November 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM (Pacific)
  • Program of study: Business Administration, Public Administration, Accounting, Information Technology, Human Resources, Communications and Marketing
  • Level of study: College or University
  • Indigenous affiliation: Any

Application process

The award application process is now open. For full details and to apply, please visit  http://indspire.ca/for-students/bursaries-scholarships/