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Posted on: Apr 19 1:53pm
A Fort Frances High School student attended a two-day conference March 22-23 in Toronto to mark the Minister's Student Advisory Council's 10-year anniversary. Angie Redford was among the 60 students chosen to attend the conference, where students spoke about issues important to them while also learning about the impact MSAC has made since it was established in 2008. Click to read the article published April 11, 2018 in the Fort Frances Times.
Posted on: Apr 9 10:19am
The Sunset Country Regional Science Fair was held Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Fort Frances High School, with students from the Rainy River District School Board, the Northwest Catholic District School Board, and the Keewatin Patricia District School Board taking part. The winners in the junior division were: 1st. Jorja Renelli (KPDSB) The Silent Killer; 2nd. Lauren Ross (KPDSB) Honey vs. Bacteria; and 3rd. Sadie Wood (KPDSB) Slime vs. Slime. The winners in the senior division were: 1st. Erica Forsythe (KPDSB) Saying Goodbye to E. coli; 2nd. Angie Redford (RRDSB) Fidget Spinners: A Charged Topic; and 3rd. Mason Gallagher (KPDSB) Bacteria: What Areas of Homes are the Dirtiest? The winners from the senior division will attend the Canada-Wide Science Fair in Ottawa in May. Congratulations to everyone who participated!
Posted on: Apr 6 4:11pm
Grades 4-8 students at RRDSB had the opportunity this week to view Roseneath Theatre's play entitled "Ladies and Gentleman, Boys and Girls." The play, which follows the story of a 9-year-old girl who comes out as male-identified and the challenges that are faced with this change, taught students about respect, empathy and integrity.
Posted on: Apr 6 4:08pm
Three AHS tech students will head off to the Skills Ontario competition at Confederation College in Thunder Bay tomorrow. Nathan Rusnack and Eiji Moller are teaming up in the welding competition, while Nathan Desaulniers has entered the solo carpentry class. Read more in the article published April 3, 2018 in the Atikokan Progress.
Posted on: Mar 29 1:39pm
Monika Ruppenstein took first place in the Grade 7/8 Science Fair on Monday at Fort Frances High School. Joelle Bruyere earned second place with her project "What's on Your Toothbrush," while Michael Redford (Mental Agility Using Tetris Ability) captured third place. The three projects will move on to the Sunset Country Regional Science Fair on April 7, 2018 at FFHS. Honourable mentions went to Bransen Campbell (Hammer Time), and Reed McKinnon (Bustin' Beams).
Posted on: Mar 29 1:32pm
The inaugural hockey academy program at Fort Frances High School saw 28 Grade 7 and 8 students (10 girls and 18 boys) enrolled for the 2017-18 school year. It ran from Oct. 3-March 8, allowing registered students to receive structured hockey training during regular school hours in an effort to enhance both academic and athletic achievement.
Posted on: Mar 29 1:30pm
The Muskie boys took home the gold medal of the OFSAA championships held at the Fort Frances Curling Club this past weekend. Congratulations to Chris, Daniel, Jason, Owen, and Ben!
Posted on: Mar 29 1:27pm
Both the Muskie and Owl girls curling teams had their talents on full display last week at the OFSAA curling championships that were held at the Fort Frances Curling Club.
Posted on: Mar 29 1:23pm
The Muskie girls' hockey team was a force to be reckoned with all season and they proved their talent once again last week at the OFSAA 'A/AA' championships in Timmins. After finishing atop Pool 'C' with a 3-0 record and then blanking Leaside 2-0 in quarter-final action last Thursday afternoon, the squad fell just short of their goal of a provincial title with a 3-0 loss to St. Anne's CSS in the semi-finals Friday morning. The black-and-gold then fell 2-1 to St. David CSS (Waterloo) that afternoon to settle for the "antique bronze" medal.
Posted on: Mar 29 11:55am
The Voyageur Robotics team advanced all the way to the finals of the First Robotics competition at Ryerson University March 15-17 and have all but clinched a place at the Ontario championships in Mississauga April 12-14 - if they cam find the money to make the trip. Click the link below to the read the article published in the Atikokan Progress on March 26.

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