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Posted on: Jun 29 1:15pm
A total of 29 students completed their elementary careers at Atikokan High School were feted at Grayson Hall on June 21. Kendra Pfeifer offered the welcome, Brady Lacosse and Kaitlyn Learning delivered on enjoyable valedictory address, and Aleah Gushulak and Jenna Hayes prepared a slideshow celebrating the class. In addition to their graduation certificates, the students also were presented with a number of awards. Click the link below to read more from the Atikokan Progress.
Posted on: Jun 29 1:09pm
The Riverview School graduation ceremony last week was a huge success for all the eager students and their families. The graduating class consisted of 18 students, who collected multiple awards for kindness, as well as academic and athletic achievements. Click the link below to read the article published in the Fort Frances Times (June 28, 2017).
Posted on: Jun 27 11:37am
The new section of Donald Young School is nearly complete and staff were busy moving over supplies and resources on Friday in preparation for the start of the 2017/2018 school year. The old portion of the school will be demolished this summer, while the remaining section housing the gym, two classrooms, and a kitchen area will be upgraded next year. Click the link below to read the article in the Fort Frances Times (July 5, 2017).
Posted on: Jun 23 3:38pm
Students in Mr. Laplante's shop class at Rainy River High School built raised beds as part of their school program and have installed them at the Rainy River Community Garden.
Posted on: Jun 23 3:27pm
On June 8, 2017, representatives from the Recreation Committee of Lake of the Woods Township presented McCrosson-Tovell School with a cheque for $500 to help with the cost of transportation for the proposed swimming program.
Posted on: Jun 21 2:15pm
The Rainy River District School Board sponsored a Canada Day Math Contest for students in Grades K-12 as a way to honour Canada’s 150+ years. Students were asked to create a math problem appropriate for their grade level featuring a Canadian theme and that has an answer of 150.
Posted on: Jun 21 2:07pm
Students from Atikokan High School's Outers Program returned yesterday from their 12-day spring trip. Family and friends were at Nym Lake to greet them with hugs--and food! While they had some time to catch up and get a bite to eat, they still had to unpack and bring in the canoes before getting on the bus and heading back to the school.
Posted on: Jun 21 9:42am
At the June 19, 2017 Special Board Meeting in Atikokan, the Rainy River District School Board approved the 2017‐2018 balanced budget of $54,148,855, which represents a 3% increase over the 2016-2017 budget.
Posted on: Jun 19 12:05pm
The Rainy River District School Board is pleased to announce that it will receive $5.17 million dollars from the Ministry of Education’s Capital Priorities program to consolidate Rainy River High School and Riverview Public School within a renovated Rainy River High School. The Ministry of Education also approved the Board’s contribution of $4.9 million for the project.
Posted on: Jun 14 4:26pm
Having exceeded their Reading Challenge goal of 4,000 books in 4 days and reading a whopping 6,170 books, students at North Star Community School got a chance to dunk their principal. They had to wait over a month for the weather to be nice enough, but the wait was worth it. On June 7, the students threw a ball at a target to dunk her in the water - and more than 25 students were successful. Mrs. Labossiere paid them all back with a big splash storm at the end. It was a hot day, so the students were thrilled with the chance to cool off!

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