Rainy River District School Board

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Posted on: Jun 29 1:40pm
Rainy River High School hosted its graduation ceremony on June 21 with 26 graduates, including two Alternative Education students. The night was made special by the staff, administration, and, most importantly, the students. Not only recognized for their academic and athletic achievements, the students also were able to showcase their talents which made the night personalized and entertaining for all the spectators. Click the link below to read more from the Fort Frances Times (June 28, 2017).
Posted on: Jun 29 1:34pm
The last bit of input on the Rainy River District School Board's proposed K-12 school in Atikokan came from Karen Gannon during a meeting at AHS on June 19. In a short presentation to the board, she again emphasized the need for two gyms in a K-12 school, presenting supporting evidence of the importance of quality daily physical education, and the positive impact it has been shown to have on Atikokan students. Click the link below to read the article published in the Atikokan Progress on June 26.
Posted on: Jun 29 1:21pm
School board vice-chair Mike Lewis - who started his teaching career at Atikokan High School, went on to become its principal, and later the director of education for the Atikokan Board of Education - offered assurance that the board is committed to establishing a K-12 school that "will serve the needs of all of our students, and the community, today, and into the future." Click the link below to read more of the article published in the Atikokan Progress (June 26, 2017).
Posted on: Jun 29 1:15pm
A total of 29 students completed their elementary careers at Atikokan High School were feted at Grayson Hall on June 21. Kendra Pfeifer offered the welcome, Brady Lacosse and Kaitlyn Learning delivered on enjoyable valedictory address, and Aleah Gushulak and Jenna Hayes prepared a slideshow celebrating the class. In addition to their graduation certificates, the students also were presented with a number of awards. Click the link below to read more from the Atikokan Progress.
Posted on: Jun 29 1:09pm
The Riverview School graduation ceremony last week was a huge success for all the eager students and their families. The graduating class consisted of 18 students, who collected multiple awards for kindness, as well as academic and athletic achievements. Click the link below to read the article published in the Fort Frances Times (June 28, 2017).
Posted on: Jun 27 11:37am
The new section of Donald Young School is nearly complete and staff were busy moving over supplies and resources on Friday in preparation for the start of the 2017/2018 school year. The old portion of the school will be demolished this summer, while the remaining section housing the gym, two classrooms, and a kitchen area will be upgraded next year. Click the link below to read the article in the Fort Frances Times (July 5, 2017).
Posted on: Jun 23 3:38pm
Students in Mr. Laplante's shop class at Rainy River High School built raised beds as part of their school program and have installed them at the Rainy River Community Garden.
Posted on: Jun 23 3:27pm
On June 8, 2017, representatives from the Recreation Committee of Lake of the Woods Township presented McCrosson-Tovell School with a cheque for $500 to help with the cost of transportation for the proposed swimming program.
Posted on: Jun 21 2:15pm
The Rainy River District School Board sponsored a Canada Day Math Contest for students in Grades K-12 as a way to honour Canada’s 150+ years. Students were asked to create a math problem appropriate for their grade level featuring a Canadian theme and that has an answer of 150.
Posted on: Jun 21 2:07pm
Students from Atikokan High School's Outers Program returned yesterday from their 12-day spring trip. Family and friends were at Nym Lake to greet them with hugs--and food! While they had some time to catch up and get a bite to eat, they still had to unpack and bring in the canoes before getting on the bus and heading back to the school.

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