Local firefighter Wayne Riches helped the Grade 2 class at J.W. Walker into the back of a fire truck cab parked outside the school last Thursday so they could get a first-hand look. In conjunction with Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 8-14), the Fort Frances Fire/Rescue Service made similar visits to St. Michael's and Robert Moore schools to spread the message about fire safety.
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In a different sort of “classroom,” a couple of the 28 students enrolled in the academy practised some hockey drills last Thursday morning at the Ice For Kids Arena.
The Northwest Catholic District School Board will receive a presentation on the 2017 Summer Learning Program during its regular monthly meeting tonight.
The meeting will take place via videoconference at the Fort Frances board office (located next to St. Francis School) beginning at 6:30 p.m.
There still is some work to be done but the Nor-West Animal Clinic is set up and ready for business at its new location on McIrvine Road behind Canadian Tire (the former farmers' market building). The new location, which opened Tuesday, offers more parking and easier access as the business continues to serve the veterinary needs of Fort Frances and area.
Local firefighter Wayne Riches had the attention of the Grade 2 class at J.W. Walker School yesterday as he explained some fire safety tips in conjunction with Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 8-14). The Fort Frances Fire/Rescue Service made a similar visit to St.
Instructor Jeff Ogden explained some drills to his class of Grade 7 and 8 Fort High students this morning during the Hockey Canada Skills Academy at the Ice For Kids Arena.
“A Day of Learning” trip to Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung by Riverview and McCrosson-Tovell students got the nod for the Rainy River District School Board's monthly recognition of excellence for October.
Morley Reeve George Heyens (left) was able to ask a few questions and receive some information from officials on the Rainy River-Baudette international bridge replacement project during a public meeting last Wednesday at the Rainy River Recreation Centre. The project now is in the detail design stage, with construction slated to begin in May.
Students from schools across the district visited the Nanicost grounds here last Wednesday and Thursday to attend the Seven Generations Education Institute's annual “Fall Harvest” activities.
Early Childhood Educator Sara Empey spoke about outdoor lessons and activities at Mine Centre School during a workshop on “The Power of Inquiry and the Outdoor Classroom" at La Place Rendez-Vous last Thursday. The workshop was part of a two-day "Indigenous Knowledge and Mathematics Education” conference held Oct.