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Posted on: May 5 11:03am
In celebration of Children's Mental Health Week (May 1-7), a Health and Wellness Fair was held Tuesday in the Fort Frances High School atrium. Students were able to participate in activities and learn about local resources.
Posted on: May 4 9:24am
Students from Rainy River High School and Riverview School will be performing "Musical Stories of the Heart" next Thursday and Friday, May 11 and 12, under the direction of Katherine Williams.Tickets are on sale at the two school offices, as well as at the Rainy River Drug Store. The Thursday production starts at 7 p.m. and seats are $8.00 each. On Friday, the Dinner Theatre begins at 6pm and diners will be treated a 50s meal of gourmet burger, fries and dessert. Adults pay $25, children 12 and under $12.
Posted on: May 4 9:11am
One of Disney's most popular movies of all time is a new and "practically perfect" musical opened last night. Don't miss the opportunity to see the students of FFHS bring London of 1910 to life at the Townshend Theatre! Join us May 3-6, 2017 at 7:30 each night for a "super(califragilisticexpialidocious)" evening of entertainment. Tickets are available at Northwoods Gallery & Gifts.
Posted on: May 4 8:56am
The OPHEA (Ontario Physical Health and Education Association) coaching pilot project launched in October 2016, with Kari-Lynn Beckett of the Rainy River District School Board travelling to the annual OPHEA conference in Niagara Falls to take part in a variety of exciting workshops. With the Health and Physical Education curriculum revisions in 2015, OPHEA felt it was important to provide professional development to teachers.
Posted on: May 3 4:27pm
Sturgeon Creek School presented Beauty and the Beast Jr. on May 1-2. The students surpassed all expectations with their fabulous performance! Congratulations to the cast and crew!
Posted on: May 3 4:17pm
Students at Robert Moore School participated in Jump Rope for Heart yesterday. Several RRDSB schools are joining the 4,000 schools across Canada to embrace the fundraiser that helps support the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Posted on: May 2 9:10am
Students at J.W. Walker helped open a time capsule yesterday that was buried at Alexander MacKenzie School 25 years ago. The children read the letters and saw pictures drawn by Diane DeBenedet's Grade 2 class.
Posted on: Apr 27 1:55pm
From mechanics and baking to art and medicine, a variety of topics were highlighted at the Co-op Display Day at Fort Frances High School on April 27. Students taking part in co-ops at district businesses this semester used the event to showcase the skills they’ve learned on their respective job sites.
Posted on: Apr 25 1:49pm
A seven-member team of Grade 7 and 8 students from Robert Moore School were among the 141 students who participated in the 21st Northwestern Ontario Association for Math Education Math Olympics at Superior Collegiate in Thunder Bay on Saturday .Corbin Riches placed second among all Grade 7 boys, while Grade 8 student Gavin Morrisseau finished in the top 10. Other teammates included Ingrid Ellis, Ayiana Gagne, Anna Gagne, Joyce Wu, and Olivia Eldridge.
Posted on: Apr 24 10:12am
Students from the Rainy River District School Board attended the Youth Embracing Diversity in Education (YEDE) Student Conference in Thunder Bay on Friday. Students gained a better understanding of equity issues and learned how they can make a difference with their actions, their ideas and their opinions. YEDE was presented by the Lakehead Public Schools Equity and Inclusive Education Implementation Network.

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