Nay Ah Shing

Nay Ah Shing

Nay Ah Shing Schools provide education for students in grades K-12. Nay Ah Shing is North Central Association (NCA) accredited and meets all criteria established by the State of Minnesota. Pine Grove Leadership in Aazhoomog (District III) is a satellite of Nay Ah Shing.

UPPER SCHOOL
320-532-4695

ABINOOJIIYAG
320-532-4690

PINE GROVE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
320-384-7598

OJIBWEMOWIN ENOKIIJIG

This program integrates the Ojibwe language into the K-12 curriculum at Nay Ah Shing Schools and offers instruction on Ojibwe cultural activities, such as ricing, netting, trapping, and maple sugaring. The Ojibwe Language and Culture Program also works with Elders in the community through the Elder Advisory Team. During the summer, an immersion program is offered for all students. The program was recognized in 1999 as one of the top programs of its kind in the nation.

Leann Benjamin
Ojibwe Language Coordinator
320-532-4690, ext. 2101

COUNSELING SERVICES

Counseling services offer individuals and groups the opportunity to explore academic or career options or have their questions or concerns addressed.

School Career Counselor
320-532-4695, ext. 2126

Marge Weber
Social Worker
Email
320-532-4690, ext. 2223

School Psychologist
320-532-4695, ext. 2147

GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAM

Teachers, parents, or other community members can refer to this program students who they believe have unique abilities in academics, visual and performing arts, or other areas.

Greg Rutter
Coordinator
Email
320-532-4695

AMERICAN INDIAN BUSINESS LEADERS (AIBL)

Nay Ah Shing has two nationally recognized AIBL chapters for middle and high school students. Students in AIBL learn about starting and operating their own businesses during the school year and participate in a week-long summer entrepreneurship program. The Student Council hosts many events during the school year, including lock-ins, dances, carnivals, and community service projects.

High School AIBL Advisor
320-532-4695, ext. 2128

Middle School AIBL Advisor
320-532-4695, ext. 2117

DRUG ABUSE RESISTANCE EDUCATION (DARE)

Drug Abuse Resistance Education, a national program that gives students the skills they need to avoid involvement in drugs, gangs, and violence, is offered to Nay Ah Shing sixth grade students.

School Resource Officer
320-532-4695

POWWOW PICZ

Powwow Picz is a Nay Ah Shing student-run business that helps youth gain entrepreneurial skills. It is open at various times throughout the school year and at summer powwow events.

High School AIBL Advisor
320-532-4695, ext. 2128

FUN CLUB

This program was designed by students in kindergarten through grade four to get together for library activities such as reading, videos, or outdoor games.

Activities Director
Email
320-532-4695, ext. 2120

PLATO PROGRAM

This program provides after-school and Saturday academic support throughout the school year for students in kindergarten through grade 12. It is designed to help students with homework and to provide opportunities for them to participate in fun and safe activities.

Principal
320-532-4695, ext. 2104

Assistant Principal
320-532-4690, ext. 2208

Blenda Hagberg
Teacher
Email
320-532-4690, ext. 21

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

Nay Ah Shing’s National Honor Society is a national scholastic organization that recognizes high school students’ academic achievements. National Honor Society students participate in community service, gain leadership skills, and build character.

Guidance Counselor
320-532-4695, ext. 2126

DRUM AND DANCE

Nay Ah Shing students learn about drumming and dancing and participate in a variety of cultural presentations in and out of the classroom.

Ojibwe Language Coordinator
320-532-4695, ext. 2101

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

SPORTS, K-7
Nay Ah Shing offers after-school athletics for every season, including volleyball, basketball, softball, golf, flag football, dance, and wrestling.

Activities Director
320-532-4695, ext. 2120

SPORTS, 8-12
Nay Ah Shing students can compete with students from schools in the Minnesota State High School League in sports such as volleyball, basketball, softball, and golf.

Activities Director
320-532-4695, ext. 2120

STUDENTS AGAINST DESTRUCTIVE DECISIONS (SADD)

Students Against Destructive Decisions is a peer leadership organization dedicated to preventing students from making destructive decisions. The group focuses on decreasing incidents of underage drinking, drug use, impaired driving, violence, depression, and suicide.

Principal
320-532-4695, ext. 2104

Guidance Counselor
320-532-4695, ext. 2126

COUNSELING CIRCLE

The Counseling Circle helps students deal with issues that prevent them from achieving positive school and social outcomes. The group is open to students in grades 5 to 12.

Guidance Counselor
320-532-4695, ext. 2126