Seven Generations Education Institute hair-styling program students Jasmine Bump, left, Jadia Nash, Larissa Derkson, and Cherish Gervais showed off the Christmas tree-styled mannequin heads they had decorated on Tuesday at the hair studio on King's Highway.
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Trying to break into a new community can be tough, especially when you're from another country.
To help those who recently immigrated here get better connected to other immigrants, the Valley Adult Learning Association held a “Newcomers Meet-and-Greet” on Nov. 30 at the Super 8.
“Last January we got quite an influx of newcomers to Canada,” noted VALA employee Tracey Ormerod.
Fort High student Janissa Judson was set up in the school's cafeteria last Wednesday morning with her display that looked at heat therapy and her co-op placement at La Verendrye Hospital here. She found the physiotherapy aspects of her placement to be the most interesting.
Trying to choose a career as a high school student can be a difficult task.
With so many different occupations to choose from, it can be quite overwhelming for some students to find a career path that suits their needs.
There is a strong group of musically-talented individuals at Mikinaak Onigaming School and they recently were given an outlet to express themselves.
A recording studio was built in the basement of the school in March, with the aim of giving students a place to tap into their musical talents and learn about production.
A candlelight vigil was held Thursday evening at Knox United Church here to pay tribute to the tragic deaths of two local women who died 18 years ago at the hands of gender-based violence.
Since the deaths of Melani Sutton and Deanna Daw in 2000, an event has been held in the community on Dec. 6, which falls on the “National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.”
The Rainy River District School Board held its inaugural meeting last Tuesday evening at the Education Centre here.
The trustees said their oaths before being sworn in, with Fort Frances trustees Raymond Roy and David Kircher later being acclaimed as board chair and vice-chair, respectively.
Jacquee Loerzel, community family violence counsellor at Riverside Health Care here, helped light the candle held by her mother, Fort Frances Mayor June Caul, during the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women event at Knox United Church on Thursday evening. Those who attended lit their candles to honour victims of domestic abuse.
Kathryn Pierroz said her oath and pledged allegiance to the Queen before being sworn in as a trustee during the Rainy River District School Board's inaugural meeting at the Education Centre here last Tuesday night.
Crossroads vice-principal Sharla McKinnon, left, and principal Kerri Tolen received the Rainy River District School Board's monthly Recognition of Excellence award last Tuesday night. They were saluted for the “Awesomeness Through Art” events held at the Devlin school in which students learned about math and art.