About Us

Meskanahk Ka-Nipa-Wit School is located on Bobtail Road, 12km NE of Ponoka, Alberta on the Montana Cree Nation Reserve.

We are a K4/K5 to Grade 9 school of approximately 170 students. We adhere to the Alberta Provincial Curriculum and participate in Gr. 3, 6, and 9 Achievement Exams. All our professional staff is accredited teachers with Alberta Learning.

Our school is proud to offer daily Cree instruction to all our students. As well, we offer a variety of courses including Art, Music, Computers and Outdoor Education.

Students are provided with a free morning breakfast and hot lunch program prepared by our very own cook at the local Montana School.

Students also have the option of participating in numerous extra-curricular activities (i.e.: YECP Summer Program, Book Club, Volleyball, Basketball, Floor Hockey and Soccor).

Students have access to a daily canteen, which is stocked with a variety of snacks. All funds created by this venture and the refreshment machines are returned to students in a variety of methods i.e. attendance reward trips.

We have a dedicated staff, which provide excellent educational opportunities for all our students.