After years of lobbying the federal government, North Spirit Lake celebrated the grand opening of its new school Sept. 28.
“We’ve been patient all these years and now we’re excited about this new school,” said Chief Rita Thompson.
The Victoria Linklater Memorial School is a four-classroom school built to accommodate 96 students from kindergarten to Grade 9.
The school is 1,545 square-metres in size and features a library, computer lab and gymnasium.
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