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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.
Posted on: Apr 21 10:46am
On April 20th, grandparents and special friends were invited to join North Star students for lunch. Over 250 people attended the event connecting school to very important people in children's lives. The students left the lunch very excited, proud, and full!!
Posted on: Apr 21 10:44am
The new Donald Young School wing is on track for a move-in date of June 23. With the building closed in and heated, the next two months of construction will consist of finishing work. The plan is to move everything into the new section during the week following the end of the school year. Click the link to read the article published in this week's Spring Fever Days edition of the Fort Frances Times.
Posted on: Apr 20 3:26pm
Grade 7/8 students at Sturgeon Creek School were challenged to make functional chairs from newspapers earlier this month. Teacher Robert Kinsman explained this was an activity challenge focusing on the “Structures: Form and Function” unit in science class.
Posted on: Apr 20 9:54am
The Rainy River District School Board has approved a modified school accommodation review to consider the future of Atikokan High School and North Star Community School. Administration has recommended that the two schools be consolidated into a new K-12 school on the Atikokan High School site. A community consultation is planned for May 18, with a final decision to be made in September. Check out the news articles published by the Atikokan Progress and the Fort Frances Times. More information can be found be following the "Atikokan Student Accommodation Review" link on the Board's homepage.
Posted on: Apr 13 2:07pm
On April 12, schools across the Rainy River District School Board took part in the Day of Pink - the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination, Homophobia, Transphobia, and Transmisogyny across the world. Staff and students of the Board were encouraged to wear pink and many schools organized activities celebrating diversity and inclusivity.
Posted on: Apr 13 1:28pm
Families attended the Well-Being Night at Fort High on April 12. Hosted by Fort High, J.W. Walker, and Robert Moore Schools, the event offered plenty of activities, booths, information, snacks, and prizes. What a fun night! Thanks to all those who helped to make the event a success!
Posted on: Apr 12 3:36pm
Schools across the RRDSB took part in the International Day of Pink, including staff at the Education Centre.
Posted on: Apr 11 9:13am
Fort Frances High School, J.W. Walker School, and Robert Moore School have teamed up to present a “Family Well-Being Night.” It will take place tomorrow (April 12) from 6-8 p.m. at Fort High. The purpose is to increase awareness surrounding local service providers and the mental health and wellness supports they can offer. Click on the link to read the article in last week's Fort Frances Times.
Posted on: Apr 10 1:21pm
Sturgeon Creek School's Math and Mental Health Night was a huge success! The school had booths ranging from the Northwestern Health Unit, Weechi-it-te-win, Child and Family Services, and the Métis Nation of Ontario to a mini-curling game led by the 2017 mixed Canadian curling champions Trevor Bonot and Jackie McCormick.