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Posted on: May 5 3:50pm
The Rainy River District School Board is pleased to congratulate Fort Frances High School student, Angeline Redford, who was appointed to the 2017-18 Minister's Student Advisory Council. As one of 60 students, selected from over 480 applicants across the province, Angeline will serve in an advisory capacity to the Minister of Education on topics relating to the public education system.
Posted on: May 5 1:33pm
The Atikokan High School Music Program was presented the Recognition of Excellence at Tuesday's Board meeting in Atikokan. The music program, offered to students in Grades 9 through 12, provides an opportunity for self-expression through the arts while developing a stronger sense of belonging in our school community. Through a renewed focus on the music program, Atikokan High School is creating an environment that allows for each student who may be curious, with the opportunity to experience the Arts through instrumental music.
Posted on: May 5 11:16am
Grade 8 students who will be attending FFHS in the fall were able to learn more about the school, participate in a variety of activities, and make new friends during Grade 8 Day on Tuesday.
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.