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FNMI Newsletter Fall 2021
11/11/2021
The FNMI newsletter is released annually to share the highlights of FNMI learning in our schools. The Rainy River District School Board continues to support and increase knowledge, understanding and awareness of First Nation, Métis and Inuit histories, cultures and perspectives for all staff and students.
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Strategic Planning
ThoughtExchange for Strategic Planning
11/01/2021
As we begin the process for developing our new Strategic Plan, we are asking all of our stakeholders - students, staff, parents and community members - for their involvement in shaping our direction. We want to hear your ideas on what RRDSB should consider as we prepare our students for future success. Join us in this ThoughtExchange to share your thoughts and ideas. Please return tomorrow to rate the thoughts shared by others.
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PIC newsletter Fall 2021
PIC Newsletter Fall 2021
10/27/2021
Please have a look at the Parent Involvement Committee's Fall 2021 newsletter. Learn how to access a School Support Services Clinician, as well as how to participate in our ThoughtExchange to help develop our new Strategic Plan. Find information about the new Grade 9 de-streamed Mathematics and ways to support your child’s math learning at home.
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Strategic Planning
Strategic Planning 2021
10/14/2021
At Rainy River District School Board, every 3-5 years we engage in a strategic planning process that results in the establishment of priorities to focus our efforts on student achievement and success. As we begin the process for developing our new Strategic Plan, we are asking all of our stakeholders - students, staff, parents and community members - for their involvement in shaping our direction.
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Mental Health Memo
Mental Health Memo - October 2021
10/05/2021
The level of digital technology use during the pandemic has significantly increased for most people, including our children/youth. In addition to online learning, digital technology has helped us to stay connected with family and friends and to engage in some recreational activities.
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Funding
RRDSB receives funds for facility upgrades
04/21/2021
Rainy River District School Board has been allocated $2,068,000 for facility upgrades through the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS) to help reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
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PIC Newsletter - Spring 2021
04/20/2021
Please have a look at the Parent Involvement Committee's Spring 2021 newsletter. Learn about the ideas that school councils' have for the Parents Reaching Out Grant, as well as how to notice mental health concerns for your child. Find information about supporting individual pathways plans with Xello and the new math curriculum.
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School Climate Survey
School Climate Survey for Parents/Guardians 2021
02/10/2021
We are inviting parents/guardians of students in Grades 4-12 to fill out a school climate survey to help schools gain insight into parent/guardian perceptions of school safety. The survey also assists in making informed decisions and plans to help promote safe and inclusive schools and student health and well-being. The survey is open until March 8, 2021.
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Jon Callegher Job Talks presentation
5 GREAT REASONS FOR A CAREER IN THE TRADES
02/04/2021
Did you know that in terms of work / life balance, job satisfaction, and overall wellbeing, skilled trades professionals rank among the highest? Join Dr. Jon Callegher from JobTalks Tuesday March 9 at 7 PM Central for a virtual presentation outlining his research, and why young people should consider skilled trades and apprenticeship as a pathway to a successful life and career. You will also learn how students can get a head start on skilled trades and apprenticeship through the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program at the Rainy River District School Board.
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2021-2022 School Year Calendar Survey
01/11/2021
Please fill out the survey to share your thoughts with us on the proposed school year calendar. Your feedback is then taken to the Regional School Year Calendar Committee comprised of the CSDC des Aurores Boreales, Keewatin-Patricia District School Board, Kenora Catholic District School Board, Northwest Catholic District School Board and Rainy River District School Board. The survey closes January 22, 2021.
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PIC newsletter fall 2020
PIC Newsletter - Fall 2020
11/05/2020
Please have a look at the Parent Involvement Committee's Fall 2020 newsletter. While this school year looks a bit different, the school/home relationship is of utmost importance. In this newsletter, learn about the effects of bullying, how to support school bus safety at home, and how to keep your kids cyber secure. Also, find information about student immunization services, mental health activities, and changes to assessment, evaluation, and reporting for the 2020-21 school year.
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FNMI newsletter
FNMI Newsletter Fall 2020
11/04/2020
The FNMI newsletter is released annually to share the highlights of FNMI learning in our schools. This year's newsletter is being released during Treaties Recognition Week (Nov. 2-6). The Rainy River District School Board continues to support and increase knowledge, understanding and awareness of First Nation, Métis and Inuit histories, cultures and perspectives for all staff and students.
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Spring 2020 PIC newsletter
PIC Newsletter - Spring 2020
05/06/2020
Please have a look at the Parent Involvement Committee's Spring 2020 newsletter. Learn about what the Rainy River District School Board is doing to assist families in distance learning, as well as additional resources to utilize at home. Find information about upcoming parent webinars, a survey to provide feedback on distance learning, and how to submit a nomination for the Recognition of Service Awards.
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Dr. Greg Wells
Dr. Greg Wells - Parent Webinars
04/29/2020
As a way to help parents and guardians during this difficult time, the Rainy River District School Board Parent Involvement Committee has asked Dr. Wells to share his knowledge and tips in two webinar sessions.
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Survey
At Home Learning & Wellness Survey
04/28/2020
We are committed to supporting parents and guardians during this time. That is why the Rainy River District School Board and the Northwestern Health Unit are asking you to take a few minutes to complete the RRDSB At Home Learning & Wellness Survey.
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Coronavirus
Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) information
03/11/2020
The health and safety of students and staff is always our top priority. As with all public health matters, the Rainy River District School Board is working closely with Northwestern Health Unit and other health agencies to monitor and address concerns regarding COVID-19.
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Budget consultations
2020-2021 RRDSB Budget Consultations
03/10/2020
As we develop the 2020-2021 budget, the Rainy River District School Board is seeking your input regarding budget priorities for the upcoming school year.
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No Bullying
Ministry launches survey on bullying
02/28/2020
​The Ministry of Education has launched an online survey on bullying in Ontario schools for students, parents/guardians​​ and school staff. The survey will be used to gather information to help the ministry better understand this complex issue and help find new ways to make schools safer and more inclusive.
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Self Id kids
Self Identification
02/03/2020
Self Identification is a voluntary program designed to help First Nation, Métis and Inuit students fulfill their academic potential and further their personal well-being.
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School Climate Survey
School Climate Survey for Parents/Guardians 2019
12/16/2019
We are inviting parents/guardians of students in Grades 4-12 to fill out a school climate survey to help schools gain insight into parent/guardian perceptions of school safety. The survey also assists in making informed decisions and plans to help promote safe and inclusive schools and student health and well-being. The survey is open until January 10, 2020.
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School Year Calendar Survey
2020-2021 School Year Calendar Survey
11/18/2019
Please fill out the survey to share your thoughts with us on the proposed school year calendar, including the start and end dates, PD days, etc. Your feedback is then taken to the Regional School Year Calendar Committee comprised of the CSDC des Aurores Boreales, Keewatin-Patricia District School Board, Kenora Catholic District School Board, Northwest Catholic District School Board and Rainy River District School Board. The survey closes November 29, 2019.
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FNMI newsletter
FNMI Newsletter Fall 2019
11/12/2019
The FNMI newsletter is released annually to share the highlights of FNMI learning in our schools. The Rainy River District School Board continues to support and increase knowledge, understanding and awareness of First Nation, Metis and Inuit histories, cultures and perspectives for all staff and students.
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PIC Newsletter Fall 2019
PIC Newsletter Fall 2019
11/04/2019
Please have a look at the Parent Involvement Committee's Fall 2019 newsletter. Learn about the importance of daily physical activity, the Board's partnership with Jumpstart, and Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. Find information about practicing fact fluency and the travel scholarship, as well as other initiatives and events taking place in our schools.
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Summer Learning Program
Summer Learning Program
06/05/2019
The Rainy River District School Board will offer a Summer Learning Program for students in SK to grade 5 from July 2 to July 19, 2019.
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Speech and Hearing Month
May is Speech and Hearing Month
05/01/2019
Effective speech language and hearing skills support students in accessing the curriculum, getting along socially with others, and participating in school. The ability of students to understand and use language to communicate will affect their academic, social, and vocational success.
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PIC newsletter
PIC Newsletter Spring 2019
04/10/2019
Please have a look at the Parent Involvement Committee's Spring 2019 newsletter. Learn about online safety, programming, and upcoming performances. Find information about pathways planning and Kindergarten registration, as well as other initiatives and events taking place in our schools.
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Video Game Addiction
Video Game Addiction presentation
03/26/2019
This presentation will be held April 3, 2019 at the RRDSB Education Centre. It is designed to assist parents with identifying potentially problematic gaming behaviour for their children and offered them strategies to help moderate any negatively associated consequences.
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Budget Survey
2019-2020 RRDSB Budget Consultations
02/21/2019
As we develop the 2019-2020 budget, the Rainy River District School Board is seeking your input regarding budget priorities for the upcoming school year.
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Kindergarten Registration
Kindergarten Registration Dates
02/11/2019
The school boards in Northwestern Ontario have teamed up to once again offer families a Regional Kindergarten Registration Week for 2019. During this special week, February 25th to March 1st, schools across the region will be hosting open house events and activities to support families with registering their child for school for September 2019.
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HERE @ RRDSB
02/01/2019
The HERE campaign aims to build awareness and provide communication tools to help improve attendance in our schools.
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PIC Newsletter Fall 2018
PIC Newsletter Fall 2018
11/21/2018
Please have a look at the Parent Involvement Committee's Fall 2018 newsletter. Learn tips to help your children succeed in school and to encourage STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) at home. Find dates of School Council and School Board Meetings, as well as other initiatives and events taking place in our schools.
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school Year Calendar survey
2019-2020 School Year Calendar Survey
11/19/2018
Please fill out the survey to share your thoughts with us on the proposed school year calendar, including the start date (after the Labour Day Long Weekend), end date, PD days, etc. Your feedback is then taken to the Regional School Year Calendar Committee comprised of the CSDC des Aurores Boreales, Keewatin-Patricia District School Board, Kenora Catholic District School Board, Northwest Catholic District School Board and Rainy River District School Board.
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FNMI newsletter
FNMI Newsletter Fall 2018
11/12/2018
The FNMI newsletter is released annually to share the highlights of FNMI learning in our schools. The Rainy River District School Board continues to support and increase knowledge, understanding and awareness of First Nation, Metis and Inuit histories, cultures and perspectives for all staff and students.
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Consultation
Consultation: Education in Ontario
11/07/2018
The Ministry is consulting with parents across the province - as well as students, educators and interested individuals or organizations - to address concerns and get feedback in several areas of the education system.
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Eye See Eye Learn
Eye See ... Eye Learn
10/26/2018
Eye See...Eye Learn provides free glasses to JK students until June 30, 2019. Current JK students (born 2014) are eligible.
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Be Wise, Be Well Youth Conference
04/30/2018
Register by noon on Friday, May 11th for the Be Wise, Be Well Conference
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Kindergarten Registration
04/25/2018
It's not too late to register. Visit our Kindergarten Program Page
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