Chris attended the school during its final years of operation and was part of one of the last graduating classes.
Jason Yew chose the Qu’Appelle Indian Residential School for his final year of high school to get away from the city and his family.
Margaret attended QIRS for her final high school semester and noticed a big difference from the public school system.
Though Tony Burge had no experience with residential schools or Indigenous people before applying to be QIRS program director, after a few bumps it was the best time of his life.
Carol, a residential school survivor, took a job at QIRS to be near her children, but stayed for 13 years because she loved her work.
Owen Lavallee attended the Qu’Appelle Indian Residential School from 1982 until he graduated in 1991.
Tony Stevenson, an advocate for residential school survivors, has mixed feelings about his time in Lebret.