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CHS Grade 12 Grad: Hailey Keech Class of 2020 Valedictorian

Hailey has demonstrated exemplary leadership skills during her days as a Chapleau High School Raider. Hailey was an instrumental team member of the Student Senate leadership group since Grade Nine where she organized a variety of student-led activities including spirit days, holidays, cultural days, Pink Shirt Day and representing our school at the Board Level. One key event that Hailey was part of was hosting a board wide leadership conference at our school for Student Senators from all ADSB high schools. Students from across the district came to Chapleau to participate in this completely student-led conference. Hailey was also actively involved in sports while at CHS. She was a member of the Badminton, Basketball, Curling and Volleyball teams, where she showed great determination, skill and talent.

Hailey has demonstrated strong community involvement by volunteering above and beyond the mandatory 40 hours required for graduation. She volunteered for the Township of Chapleau during community event days, the gymnastics club, various community Churches, the Hospital Foundation Board and other local groups. Hailey has shown a great deal of passion and warmth when working with younger students. She was always eager to organize activities and events for our K-12 students. Hailey is certainly a great role model and leader! The work she completed around our school will have a lasting impact.

Hailey has been chosen by her classmates & teachers as the 2020 Class Valedictorian. She is certainly deserving of this title given her strong academic abilities receiving the highest average awards in her grade for her grade nine and ten years. She also maintained an exception average throughout her Grade Eleven and Twelve years along with being an amazing ambassador for our student population through her Student Senate involvement and Sports.

Congratulations Hailey! Good luck next year as you pursue Nursing at Laurentian University. Continue to make us proud and never forget your Chapleau High School roots!
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CHS Grade 12 Grad: Chad Quakegesic

Chad is a quiet and motivated young Indigenous student from Brunswick House First Nation! He demonstrated perseverance, determination and commitment over the course of this past year in completing the requirements for graduation. He always displayed a positive attitude towards learning when working towards his goal: achieving his Grade Twelve diploma.

Congratulations on your graduation! Continue to believe in yourself and never forget your Chapleau High School roots! Chad aspires to continue his education in a mining related field. Wishing you all the best in your future endeavors!
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CHS Grade 12 Grad: Hannah Saunders

Hannah is a bright, caring and determined young Indigenous Woman from Brunswick House First Nation. During our school hosted PowWows over the years, Hannah shared her culture by drumming and singing with the Women’s Drum Group as well as dancing. She has a great deal of knowledge to share with others. Hannah was among the first group of students at Chapleau High School to learn Ojibwe through a language course offered at the school.

Hannah demonstrated outstanding commitment, dedication and perseverance this past year in completing her Grade Twelve diploma. We are very proud of you! Continue to pursue your dreams and set goals for yourself! You will surpass them without a doubt as you have the drive and determination within you.

Congratulations Hannah!

Good luck next year as you pursue post-secondary education at Algonquin College in General Arts and Science Pre-Animation and Illustration. Continue to make us proud and never forget your Chapleau High School roots!
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CPS Featured Grad: Justin Martineau Class of 2020 Valedictorian

Justin is a very courteous and kind young man. During his days at CPS, he was always willing to lend a helping to those in need. Justin demonstrated disciplined work ethic and pride in completing tasks to the best of his ability. He actively participated in the learning and challenged himself to seek additional learning opportunities in and outside the classroom. Justin was always one of the first students to sign up for extra-curricular sports teams offered at the school. He gave 100% on and off the court, representing our school well at out of town events.

As you prepare for Secondary School Justin, build on your strengths. Look to join a variety of sports teams and some non-athletic groups such as Student Senate to bring out the leader in you. Continue to dream big and accomplish your goals by working hard and completing all tasks to the best of your ability. Share your love of learning with others, be willing to keep learning from your teachers, coaches, parents and friends. Maintain a positive attitude, a helpful disposition, and a willingness to try new experiences.

Congratulations on your graduation! Dream big, learn new skills, continue to be a leader and never forget your Chapleau Public School roots. Best of luck in High School, Justin!
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CHS Grade 12 Grad: Tim Saari

Tim has demonstrated exceptional drive, determination and work ethic to achieve his goals. Throughout his days at CHS, Tim focused on his studies to maintain a high average. Tim is best described by teachers and students as a very caring, polite and thoughtful young man who had a positive attitude and was always working towards one goal or another. Tim contributed positively to our CHS Raiders sports teams. He was a member of the Badminton, Cross-Country, Soccer, Track & Field and Volleyball teams. His greatest passion was definitely running and participating in cross-country events. Tim could always be found on the track or running through the trails. He exemplified grit and determination in matching or beating his best times. He was an exceptional athlete, teammate and ambassador for our school at events.

Tim truly enjoyed learning! In particular, math and science courses always interested him. He enrolled in as many courses in our school as he could in those areas and completed others through online learning. Tim always tackled one task at a time to ensure it was done to near perfection. His perseverance and dedication to doing the best job possible was always admired by staff and students. Outside of school, Tim pursued many other interests, including music. Tim has always impressed staff and students with his musical ability. He really is an incredible musician.

Tim, continue to be humble and kind. These qualities will serve you well. We know you will do great things as you leave our school.

Congratulations Tim! We wish you well as you pursue your post-secondary education at the University of Waterloo in an Honours Bachelor of Arts and Business degree. Continue to make us proud and never forget your Chapleau High School roots!
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CPS Featured Grad: Dawny Sauders-Sinobert

Dawny is a thoughtful and caring Young Indigenous Woman from Brunswick House First Nation. She has shown great determination and perseverance throughout her school studies. She enjoys working independently or in small groups. Dawny has created some beautiful art pieces in class and on her own time.

Dawny, as you prepare for high school always remember to set goals for yourself. Strive to complete assignments with care and on time. Try to persevere through difficult tasks and never give up on your goals. Hard work and dedication to a job well done will follow you through your high school days and beyond. We encourage you to join clubs and sports teams in Grade Nine as these will only enhance your experience.

Congratulations on your graduation! Continue to dream big, learn new skills and never forget your Chapleau Public School roots. Best of luck in High School, Dawny!
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CHS Grade 12 Grad: Hannah Barlow

Hannah is best known as a kind, caring and quiet student who would support anyone in need. Throughout her time at CHS, Hannah participated in school-led events and activities. Hannah was a member of the Badminton, Basketball, Soccer and Volleyball teams. Her positive attitude and sportsmanship were noted by coaches, spectators and opposing teams. In her spare time, Hannah volunteered a great deal of time to support movie nights for families and children in our community at the Chapleau Hub. She organized the screening of various movies, advertised the event and welcomed families with a warm smile and treats available for purchase.

Hannah excelled in our Art program. She completed a variety of different projects and works of art that she put in countless hours of hard work, dedication and passion. The final products are masterpieces.

Hannah, always embrace your talents! Continue to network with community partners and make valuable contributions to our community. You have a keen sense of the business end of a community event, as well as the entertainment factor. We know you will accomplish great things and cannot wait to hear all about them.



Congratulations Hannah! We wish you well in your future endeavours. Hannah was accepted into Pre-Health at Cambrian College, however she is undecided if she will attend this fall. Continue to make us proud and never forget your Chapleau High School roots!
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CPS Featured Grad: Patience Saunders-Tangie

Patience is a very kind, caring and thoughtful young Indigenous Woman from Brunswick House First Nation. She enjoys working independently and in small groups. She is shy by nature, however around those she feels most comfortable, Patience shines.

Patience, as you prepare for high school remember to set goals for yourself. Within you, you have the drive and ability to accomplish great things if you believe in yourself and make the necessary commitment to complete assignments on time and with care. Dream big and make yourself and others proud!

Congratulations on your graduation! Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and never forget your Chapleau Public School roots. Best of luck in High School, Patience!
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CHS Grade 12 Grad: Nathan Espirat

Nathan is best described by his teachers and classmates as incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about computers. Nathan was often called upon to support technology needs prior to a school assembly or when a glitch occurred. Throughout his high school career, Nathan participated in organized sports teams. He was a member of the Badminton, Basketball, Golf, Soccer and Volleyball. During school organized events, Nathan was an avid participant in the activities organized by the student leaders. Participation in school life is key to making memories and we are sure Nathan will have a few to share in the years to come.

Another one of Nathan’s best traits is the kindness he extends towards others. Staff and students alike were sure to be greeted daily with a warm smile and a hello from Nathan. In life, this genuine kindness will serve you well Nathan. Continue to spread seeds of kindness and happiness everywhere you go in life.

Congratulations Nathan! Good luck next year as you pursue post-secondary education at Mohawk College in Computer Engineering Technology Mechatronic Systems. Continue to make us proud and never forget your Chapleau High School roots!
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CPS Grade 8 Grad: Noah Raposo

Noah is a proud member of Chapleau Cree First Nation. He has shared his knowledge of his culture with staff and students alike especially during our PowWow events hosted at the school. Noah brings a calm, quiet focus to the classroom. He enjoys working independently or in small groups on tasks or assignments.

As excitement builds for your first day in Grade Nine Noah, remember to: Work hard and be a lifelong learner. Share your passion with others and be willing to keep on learning from others along the way. Look to join extracurricular activities and get involved with groups or clubs.

Congratulations on your graduation! Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and never forget your Chapleau Public School roots. Best of luck in High School, Noah!
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