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In 1979, the Anglican Church re-opened the Chooutla Residential School as an alternative high school. Students from across Canada came to Carcross to study. Program included everything from math to bread-making. 

Over 400 students graduated from the school between 1973 and 1979 when the school shut down. Carcross community Education Centre was the only school of its kind. When it shut down the old residential school was demolished. A few graduates are still living in Carcross and the Whitehorse area.


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