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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.
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.