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Posted on: May 25 2:21pm
RRHS staff and students wore shirts to highlight the message of their GSA assembly this morning - "Love is about Love, Not Gender." The event, which featured a song, videos, games, prizes, and cupcakes, was organized by the school's GSA group/student council to celebrate inclusion and equity there.
Posted on: May 24 1:55pm
A total of 11 students from eight schools participated in the Rainy River District School Board Speech Contest on May 23, 2018 hosted at Robert Moore School in Fort Frances. Students delivered outstanding speeches on a wide variety of topics to educators, family, peers, and community members. Fort Frances High School student, Jenna Bailey, achieved first place for her speech entitled “Gender Equality,” while Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program student, Kayla Pater, earned second place for her speech on “Crazy Truths,” and Robert Moore School student, Ayiana Gagne, captured third place for her speech on “The Bermuda Triangle.”
Posted on: May 24 12:59pm
Every year, Fort Frances High School holds numerous conferences for its students with the purpose to “promote student achievement and well-being.” This year, a youth conference entitled “Be Well. Be Wise,” held last Tuesday (May 15), featuring presenters from the Northwestern Health Unit, group activities, and a keynote by Dr. Greg Wells, an associate professor at the University of Toronto and senior scientist at The Hospital for Sick Children. Read the full story from the May 23, 2018 edition of the Fort Frances Times.
Posted on: May 24 11:41am
Atikokan High School will host a gala to celebrate students' success in art and math on Wednesday, May 30 from 6-8 p.m. Click the link to read the full article published in the May 22, 2018 edition of the Atikokan Progress.
Posted on: May 24 8:51am
Fort Frances High School student, Angie Redford, has returned home from the Canada-Wide Science Fair with her third straight bronze medal. The Grade 10 student first won over the judges at the Sunset Country Regional Science Fair in April with her project “Fidget Spinners: A Charged Topic,” which then saw her join with 500 of Canada’s brightest young scientists in Ottawa for the 57th edition of the Canada-Wide Science Fair last week.
Posted on: May 23 8:36am
During Education Week earlier this month, 16 Grade 12 students from Fort Frances High School and Atikokan High School took the Diplôme d’études en langue française (DELF) exam and the Rainy River District School Board is pleased to announce that all students passed.
Posted on: May 17 12:12pm
The Grade 10 Family Studies class at Fort Frances held a Quilt Display Day on May 10 to showcase the quilts they spent the past several weeks creating. Click the link to read the full story published in the May 16, 2018 edition of the Westend Weekly.
Posted on: May 17 12:08pm
An indigenous artist hosted an art workshop at Crossroads School in Devlin on May 9 for its "Parent Engagement Night," where well over 100 students and their families gathered for a wide array of crafts, games, and activities. Groups of students and their parents gathered in a classroom to create a setting sun landscape using chalk pastels. Click the link to read to full story published in the May 16, 2018 edition of the Fort Frances Times.
Posted on: May 17 12:03pm
What goes down the storm drain goes into the watershed - and that's why it's vital to keep things like soaps from car washing, fertilizers, and oils out of them. That's the message being sent by local students who will help promote stewardship of the water quality in the Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed here on May 30. Click the link to read the full story from the May 16, 2018 edition of the Fort Frances Times.
Posted on: May 17 11:50am
Donald Young School is Emo has been working to increase the lines of communication between teachers and parents through its monthly "Rainy River First Nation Parent Engagement Lunches." Click the link to read the full story published in the May 16, 2018 edition of the Fort Frances Times.

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