Jenna Nowak, of Zumba with Jenna, led a small group in an energy-filled Zumba class Sunday afternoon at Point Park. The class cost $10 and was a fundraising opportunity for the “Fun in the Sun” committee, with all proceeds going towards Canada Day activities taking place here on July 1.
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When it comes to dreams, Melissa Fletcher shoots for the stars.
She literally wanted to be a star.
The Fort Frances native, who now lives in Toronto, had plans to be an actor, a ballerina, and
a stand-up comic before finally settling on the idea of becoming a talent agent.
It hasn't been an easy ride.
Clean-up has started at Point Park, where numerous trees were uprooted by the strong winds that hit the area Tuesday afternoon. Meanwhile, some residents in the Morson area reportedly still were without power as of this morning in the aftermath of Tuesday's stormy weather.
Northern Community Development Services (NCDS) is seeking participants aged 15-18 for its Youth Job Connection summer program.
The goal of the program is to take youths who are returning to high school in the fall, or going on to post-secondary education, that do not have a summer job and have barriers preventing them from finding one.
The local “Relay for Life” is coming up quickly and organizers are getting excited about the activities they have planned for this year, as well as the special birthday theme.
Set for Saturday, June 24, the committee is putting a call out for anyone interested in taking part in their “survivors' ceremony” in particular.
Noah Vanderaa and Emma Morris (above left) endured the gusty conditions to pose at Seven Oaks on Saturday afternoon prior to attending Fort High's annual prom. Meanwhile, Brett Hahkala and Joleigh Hayes were all smiles as they participated in the grand march that evening, which this year followed the dinner at the Copper River Inn.
Students at Fort Frances High School enjoyed a lively game of beach volleyball yesterday at a barbecue hosted by the Student Leadership Council to celebrate the 2016-17 school year coming to a close. Students also enjoyed basketball, soccer, and hotdogs and chips as a snack.
Elaine Fischer, health promoter at the Northwestern Health Unit here, set up stencils for a healthy living hopscotch to be spray-painted at Robert Moore School. The hop scotch promotes the “5-2-1-0” rule to students, in which children are urged to have zero sugary drinks, one hour of active play, less than two hours of screen time, and five fruits or vegetables every day.
A troupe of eight French Immersion drama students at Fort Frances High School will debut their play tomorrow (June 8) at the Townshend Theatre, with free performances set for 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
“La bataille qui est l'école secondaire," or "The struggle that is high school,” outlines a typical day for a student at Fort High.
Students in the Grade 11 French Immersion class rehearsed Monday afternoon for their play, “La bataille qui est l'école secondaire," which translates to "The struggle that is high school.” The play, co-written by the students, will debut tomorrow at 2 p.m., with another free show at 7 p.m.