K-Net staff members travelled to Deer Lake this week to work with local network technicians to complete the wiring and networking requirements for the new school in Deer Lake First Nation. The team of Dan Pellerin, K-Net Network Manager and Jamie Ray, Computer Technician from the Sioux Lookout office of Keewaytinook Okimakanak travelled to Deer Lake on Tuesday. They are working with Oscar Meekis, Jeremy Sawanas and Darrell Ostamas to complete the preparations for the opening of the new school at the beginning of January.
The IP telephone system is now operational. The computer labs and data network connecting all the rooms throughout the school, along with the video conferencing services are being set up so students and teachers are able to use these tools from any location in the new school.