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Lee DeMoreau appointed Gift Lake School Principal

Posted on June 10

Northland School Division (NSD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lee DeMoreau as Gift Lake School Principal, effective August 26, 2024. 

DeMoreau’s journey with NSD began in 2008 at Paddle Prairie School, where she taught junior high English Language Arts (ELA) and social studies. In 2010, she transitioned to O'Chiese First Nation School, continuing to teach junior high ELA, social studies, and Career and Technology Foundations (CTF). She returned to Northland in 2014, teaching at Paddle Prairie School and later transferring to Mistassiniy School to teach ELA, social studies, and Career and Life Management (CALM). In 2020, she joined Gift Lake School, where she has been teaching junior high ELA, social studies, Leadership, and CTF.

Throughout her career, DeMoreau has often served as acting principal and has been instrumental in organizing numerous engaging activities for students. 

"Lee understands the context and our overarching goals at Northland School Division,” said Cal Johnson,” Superintendent of Schools/CEO. “I am confident that under Lee’s leadership, Gift Lake School students will thrive, while enjoying an engaging learning experience.” 

“I am so excited to start a new journey with Gift Lake School and I am grateful for the opportunity,” said   DeMoreau. “I am thrilled to collaborate with our staff, inspire our bright students, engage with families, and actively involve the community in our wonderful school. I eagerly anticipate the upcoming year and the myriad of exciting opportunities for growth and innovation that our school can strive to deliver.”

DeMoreau holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts with a Double Major in English and History and a Bachelor of Education from Lakehead University. Additionally, she has achieved the Leadership Quality Standard from the University of Alberta.