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Posted on: Mar 9 11:51am
Congratulations to Paige McFayden who took first place in the Grade 7/8 Science Fair yesterday at Fort Frances High School. Emma Toriseva earned second place with her project "No More Plaque," while Kenna Spuzak and Marti Woods (Eww Germs!) captured third place. The three projects will move on to the Sunset Country Regional Science Fair on April 1, 2017 at FFHS. Honourable mentions went to Grace Kowal and Rya Hawrylak (Soap Wars), Aurora Hutton (Under Pressure), and Sam Bonner-Vickers (Musical Germs).
Posted on: Mar 9 11:41am
Donald Young School students Ashlyn Beck, Marcus Morrisseau, and Steven Dueck accepted the Recognition of Excellence at the Board's regular meeting on Tuesday for student leadership. They gave an overview of the variety of leadership opportunities within the school, including initiatives such as a recycling program, weekly spirit days, buddy reading and organized physical activities through the PALs program - just to name a few.
Posted on: Mar 7 11:43am
The FFHS Senior Band performed a concert last night at the Townshend Theatre in preparation for its upcoming trip to Cuba. The band will be headed there over the March Break and will play concerts at two schools and a community centre, as well as exploring the country and its culture.
Posted on: Mar 7 11:40am
Audiences were treated to "an uproarious, cheeky take" on the Grimms' Fairy Tales on Feb. 23 presented by Rainy River High School's Owl Theatre.
Posted on: Feb 23 2:29pm
Grade 4/5 students from Robert Moore School visited the Fort Frances Museum to take in the Freemasonry exhibit this morning. Led by Lauren Hyatt, the students also participated in some activities to teach them about Masonry. Ms. Hyatt will also visit the school next week to do a follow up lesson, including working on drama skits with the students.
Posted on: Feb 22 10:58am
Students took a stand against bullying as they celebrated Pink Shirt Day on Feb. 22 by wearing pink and participating in anti-bullying activities.
Posted on: Feb 17 2:05pm
For the first time in more than 20 years, Rainy River High School has a band class, with students choosing an instrument to learn to play.
Posted on: Feb 17 12:44pm
Grade 7-12 RRDSB students, representing schools from Rainy River to Atikokan, offered up their ideas during a strategic planning session on Feb. 14. Facilitated by Marilyn Gouthro, it was the first time students have had a chance to provide input to trustees and senior administration for the Board's strategic plan.
Posted on: Feb 7 12:03pm
The Rainy River District School Board is pleased to announce it has enhanced its Public Library and eBook Initiative for all Kindergarten to Grade 12 students of the Board. The Board has streamlined the process by signing up all of its students.
Posted on: Feb 7 11:31am
Westend Weekly reporter, Melissa Friesen, shares her experience of her recent visit to the kindergarten classroom at Sturgeon Creek School.