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Nicholas Donaldson

Revue number

Students performed Dolly Parton's “9 to 5" last night during the opening show of the Fort High musical revue, "Country meets City.” The show, which uses popular songs to tell the story of a group of country youths trying out life in the big city, will run again tonight and tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the Townshend Theatre.

Musical revue taking stage

Put on your best plaid shirt and load up the car for a trip because Fort Frances High School is set to stage its annual fall musical revue, this year entitled “Country meets City.”

The show promises to be an entertaining night of popular songs telling the story of a group of “country kids” trying life in the big city.

Remembrance service

Byron Stewart and Siobhan MacKintosh gave a reading of “Au champ d'honneur” during the Fort Frances High School Remembrance Day assembly on Friday. During the morning service at the Townshend Theatre, students sang songs, read poems, and participated in a moment of silence in honour of Canada's war dead.

Trustees given look at board's indigenous education strategy

Rainy River District School Board trustees were treated to a look at the Indigenous Education Strategy during its Nov. 7 meeting here.

A presentation was given by Indigenous Education leader Bob Kowal and FNMI Resources/Support Teacher Pam King to outline some of the work they have been doing, as well as the importance of the strategy.

Revue duet

Fort High students Maria Gilbert and Jaykob Ryll practised their duet during Monday night's dress rehearsal for the musical revue, “Country meets City.” The show, which uses popular songs to tell the story of country youths navigating the big city, runs Nov. 16-18 at the Townshend Theatre.

Musical rehearsal

Fort Frances High School students practised the opening number for this year's musical revue, entitled “Country meets City,” during a dress rehearsal last night at the Townshend Theatre. The show, which tells the story of a group of country youths trying out life in the city, will run this Thursday through Saturday beginning at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30).

Remembrance service

Katelyn Bruyere and Brianna Eldridge gave a heartfelt performance of “Angel” by Sarah McLaughlin during Fort Frances High School's Remembrance Day assembly this morning at the Townshend Theatre. Cenotaph services will take place across the district tomorrow (Nov. 11), with the one here beginning at 10:56 a.m.

Cancer fundraiser

Staff at Nexus Community Savings here posed with the pink treats and keychains they were offering Monday in support of breast cancer awareness. For more than a month now, the Fort Frances and Rainy River branches have been selling the keychains made by staff member Sue McFayden, with proceeds going to the chemo unit at La Verendrye Hospital here.