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Braided Journeys


École St. Cecilia Catholic Junior High School is home to the Braided Journeys Program.

This program is committed to assisting Indigenous students' success by cultivating a caring, welcoming, and positive place where they see themselves, their contributions, and their culture represented, respected, and celebrated. Each Braided Journeys school offers support, encouragement, and guidance throughout a student's educational journey.

Program Supports

Academic Supports
Leadership Development
  • Course selection & study skills
  • Tutoring & exam preparation
  • Post-secondary applications

  • Social justice initiatives
  • Mentoring skill development
  • Volunteering in the community
Career Development
Transition Supports
  • Career exploration and preparation
  • Post-secondary exploration
  • Scholarship applications
  • Career mentorship

  • Academic & social preparation for new school environments
  • Bridging between Junior High & High School
  • Bridging to post-secondary

Cultural Supports

  • Access to Elders and Knowledge Keepers
  • Community building
  • Cultural ways of knowing & land-based learning

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