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Posted on: Jun 20 8:55am
At the June 19, 2018 Special Board Meeting, the Rainy River District School Board approved the 2018‐2019 balanced budget of $56,337,753, which represents a 4% increase over the 2017-2018 budget.
Posted on: Jun 19 10:59am
The Grade 8 students at Atikokan High School graduated on June 12 and a number of awards were handed out. Click the link to read the full list published in the June 18, 2018 edition of the Atikokan Progress.
Posted on: Jun 19 10:48am
There was a good turnout at the AHS gala on May 30. Every table was utilized and there was a massive buffet for guests to enjoy while students highlighted a variety of talents, including a performance by the AHS band and a demonstration by the robotics team. Read the full article published in the June 18, 2018 edition of the Atikokan Progress.
Posted on: Jun 14 2:20pm
Eight AHS students got a taste of urban tourism earlier this month during a four-day expedition to Minneapolis. The students are in two of the school's dual credit (college and high school) courses, Grade 11-12 Hospitality & Tourism, and Grade 11 Tourism. AHS teach Shane Fiore handles both of them from the high school end, with John Williams and Elizabeth Fiore teaching the Confederation College curricula. Click the link to read the full story.
Posted on: Jun 13 11:13am
After completion of the new classroom wing at Donald Young School in Emo late last year, renovations to the gymnasium section are to begin once classes break for summer. The school's classroom wing, first built in 1955, was deemed “prohibitive to repair” back in 2003. A new section rebuild began in mid-2016 and completed late last year. Now the focus is on upgrading the gymnasium, the remaining three classrooms, and the kitchen area to complete the project. Click the link to read the full story published in the June 6 edition of the Fort Frances Times.
Posted on: Jun 6 9:55am
At its June 5, 2018 Board Meeting held at the Education Centre in Fort Frances, the Rainy River District School Board announced the recipients of the Recognition of Services awards, honouring the 2018 Employees of the Year, Bus Driver of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, and Community Partner of the Year.
Posted on: Jun 4 2:34pm
Local Lions Club volunteers spent a second consecutive year conducting eye screenings of students in Rainy River District School Board schools. The Rainy River District School Board appreciates the time and effort put forth by members of the Emo and District Lions Club, the Fort Frances Lions Club, the Voyageur Lions Club, the Rainy River/Baudette Border Lions Club, and the Atikokan Lions Club to help aid in the success and wellbeing of students.
Posted on: Jun 4 9:27am
Students at Atikokan High School were recognized for their unique strengths during the annual Courage to Care awards assembly. In addition to the traditional pins, pens, and plaques awarded to students who have demonstrated in a myriad of ways their care for themselves and their fellow students, the assembly was a chance to salute honour students, recognize classroom achievements, and more.
Posted on: Jun 1 3:06pm
Students at Fort Frances High School voted in a faux provincial election this morning to help them learn about government and the electoral process. Students in Mme Handberg's period 1 Civics Class organized the election and other classes will have the opportunity to vote next week. The votes will be submitted to the nation-wide “Student Vote,” a parallel election for students under the voting age, which will release its results following the closing of the official polls.
Posted on: May 29 3:15pm
As part of TakingITGlobal's Connected North program, Rainy River District School Board students are learning about Ojibwe language and culture through art. The program recently partnered with Indigenous Artist and Visual Story Teller, Nyle Johnston at Miigizi Creations, to develop an Ojibwe Language and Education Resource Kit called “Connecting with our First Family.”