iʔ sck̓ʷul̓tət / Programs

Updated 2/4/18


2017-18 School Programming:  Salish School of Spokane offers Salish language immersion instruction to children aged 2 to 12 years old beginning on September 5, 2017 and running until August 8, 2018.

 

Ages ServedWe offer a junior preschool class for children 2 to 3 years old, two preschool/ECEAP classes for children 3–4 years old, a combined K1 class for 5 and 6 year olds, and a combined elementary class for children aged 6 to 12 years.

 

School Hours:  Salish School of Spokane offers Salish language immersion instruction from 9:00 am until 3:30 pm (4:00 pm for elementary), Monday thru Friday excluding professional development days, holidays and winter, spring, June, and summer breaks.  We offer before and after school care from 7:30-9:00 am and 3:30-5:30 pm for families who want or need additional care and Salish education for their children.

 

Community Language Classes:  Salish School of Spokane offers free Salish language classes for parents and the community.  We currently offer the following classes:

                Wednesday evenings:  Beginning and Intermediate Colville 
                Salish.  Dinner at 5:30, class from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.  Childcare
                is provided for parents attending class;

Thursday evenings:  Beginning Spokane Salish and Intermediate Colville Salish.  Dinner at 5:30, class from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.  Childcare provided for parents attending class;

Saturday mornings: Beginning Colville Salish.  Continental breakfast provided.  Class from 9:00 to 11:30 am every Saturday (except for holiday weekends and school breaks).  Childcare is provided for parents attending class.


Anyone interested in learning is welcome at these free community classes



Curriculum Development:  Salish School of Spokane develops Salish language books and curriculum materials for adults and children, and also assists other organizations to develop Native language books and curriculum materials.