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Excellence recognition

Robert Moore students Alexis Latter, left, and Ashlee Homer held up the recognition of excellence award their school received for its “Makerspace” program during the Rainy River District School Board's regular monthly meeting held here last Tuesday evening.

Practising layups

Anna Gagne showed off her layup skills during the junior girls' basketball tryouts held at Fort High on Thursday. Each of the girls trying out for the team took turns doing layups to hopefully impress the coaching staff.

All signed up

Natasha Yarmovich expressed her interest in joining the Wado Kai Karate Club by filling out a registration form during the inaugural “1-Stop Registration” event held by KidSport in the arena auditorium on Thursday evening. Residents had the opportunity to sign up for more than 20 different clubs, sports groups, and organizations.

Directing pass

Muskie junior girls' basketball coach Gord McCabe pointed to where he was going to throw a pass before sending the ball to one of the tryout participants yesterday afternoon in the FFHS gym. All four court teams, along with the Muskie football squad, will be getting their seasons underway later this month.

'Me to We' trip to India enjoyed

A Fort Frances High School student selected as one of the winners of the Rainy River District School Board's travel scholarship recently embarked on a “Me to We” trip to India.

During her stay there from July 3-18, 15-year-old Shallin Scott-MacNeil did work with regards to women's rights, building schools, and creating sustainability in less-fortunate communities.

'1-Stop Registration' event slated

Do you or your child still need to register for a sport, club, or recreational activity?

Well, tomorrow will be the time to do so as KidSport is hosting a “1-Stop Registration” open house from 5-7:30 p.m. in the arena auditorium.

Representatives from more than 20 different sports groups and clubs will be offering information and accepting registrations during the event.

Scanning glasses

A pair of glasses were scanned through the lensometer at Cousineau Eye Centre to quickly determine the prescription in the lenses. The technology is one of the many aspects that helps to make the centre “paperless.” Everything is integrated online into their computer system, eliminating the need for hard copy files.

Welcome back!

Early childhood education worker Nicole Cheetham welcomed Izabella Adams with a big hug as she arrived for her very first day of school this morning at St. Michael's. Students across the district headed back to the classroom today as school started after Labour Day locally for the first time in several years.