The hallways of the school were transformed into a gallery this week as Wabannutao Eeyou School hosted the annual Regional Art Exhibition.
Students from Pre-Kindergarten to Secondary V had the opportunity to enter art into three categories: Painting, Pencil/Pencil-Crayon/Pen/Inc, and Mixed-Media/Sculpture. The school received 179 entries.
Winners were chosen in three grade sections: Pre-K to Grade 3, Grades 4 to 6, and Secondary.
- 1st Place - Mixed-Media - Gr. 4-6
- 1st Place - Mixed-Media - Pre-K Gr. 3
- 1st Place - Mixed-Media - Secondary
- 1st Place - Painting - Gr. 4-6
- 1st Place - Painting - Pre-K Gr. 3
- 1st Place - Pencil-Pen-Ink - Gr. 4-6
- 1st Place - Pencil-Pen-Ink - Pre-K Gr. 3
- 1st Place - Pencil-Pen-Ink - Secondary
- 2nd Place - Mixed-Media - Gr.-4-6
- 2nd Place - Mixed-Media - Pre-K Gr. 3
- 2nd Place - Mixed-Media - Secondary
- 2nd Place - Painting - Gr 4-6
- 2nd Place - Painting - Pre-K Gr. 3
- 2nd Place - Painting - Secondary
- 2nd Place - Pencil-Pen-Ink - Gr. 4-6
- 2nd Place - Pencil-Pen-Ink - Pre-K Gr. 3
- 2nd Place - Pencil-Pen-Ink - Secondary
The judges – Eastmain Chief Kenneth Cheezo and Rev. Agnes FLam – expressed difficulty in reaching their final conclusions due to the "abundance of talent" displayed in each category.
The winning artwork will be displayed in the head offices of the Cree School Board in Chisasibi and Mistissini for a year.
Please note that student surnames have been removed to protect their privacy.
|Section||1st Place||School||2nd Place||School|
|Pre-K – Grade 3||Grade 3 Collaborative Project||Waapinichikush||Aryelle||Waapintiiwewan|
|Grades 4 – 6||Kaylee||Wabannutao Eeyou School||Rosalie||Wabannutao Eeyou School|
|Secondary||Eaden||Waapintiiwewan||Angel||Badabin Eeyou School|
|Pre-K – Grade 3||Tyshawn||Wabannutao Eeyou School||Amber||Waapinichikush|
|Grades 4 – 6||Odamae||Rainbow Elementary School||Rim||Waapinchiskush School|
|Secondary||Laverne||James Bay Eeyou School||Ethan||Willie J. Happyjack Memorial School|
|Pre-K – Grade 3||Grade 1||Wabannutao Eeyou School||Pre-K||Wabannutao Eeyou School|
|Grades 4 – 6||Rim||Waapinchiskush School||Sanaa||Waapinchiskush School|
|Secondary||Seven||Waapihtiwewan||Siigwin||Willie J. Happyjack Memorial School|
Update April 17, 2019
Special mention goes to students from École Luke Mettaweskum School in Nemaska. Their talent, while received outside the time constraints of the Regional Art Exhibition, is appreciated and recognized!