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Community garden

Serena Cousineau was one of the many Crossroads School students who visited Lowey's Greenhouse to pick out plants for the Devlin school's community garden last Thursday. The field trip to Lowey's was part of the OPP-led program “Project Sunset,” which focuses on strength-based experiential learning and youth empowerment.

Poster contest winner

St. Francis School student Izzy Meeks received an award from local Liberal MP Don Rusnak last Thursday for her submission to a poster contest his office initiated entitled, “What does it mean to be Canadian.” Rusnak then stayed after he presented the award to answer students' questions about his party's platforms and policies.

Lidkea performance

Piper Lidkea put on a theatrical performance of the song “Popular" from the Broadway sensation "Wicked" during the annual "Highlights” concert. The young performer also was given the honour of singing the national anthem prior to the show.

Happy winners

St. Michael's students Abi Mattheson, Norah Redford, and Marina Jarvis were happy to receive the St. Patrick's C.W.L. Award for their performance of “He's Got the Whole World" by L. London during last Tuesday night's "Highlights” concert at the Townshend Theatre.

Rose Bowl winners

Jacob Erickson and Mika Kooistra were the two Rose Bowl winners from this year's Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts, which were presented during the annual “Highlights” concert last Tuesday night at the Townshend Theatre. Erickson was awarded for his performance of Etude, Op. 1, No. 9 by F.

Art workshop

Shawna Grapentine held an art workshop at Crossroads School during its “Parent Engagement Night” last Wednesday. She taught groups of students and their families how to create a sunset with chalk pastels.

Drama highlight

Hallee Nugent entertained the Townshend Theatre audience, with the help of Amy Norris, during the pair's dramatic performance of “Get out of Bed” by Diane Shore last Tuesday night. The performance ended with big laughs from the crowd as the short poem concludes with a big kicker.

Woman bringing art to schools

An indigenous artist hosted an art workshop at Crossroads School in Devlin last Wednesday for its “Parent Engagement Night,” where well over 100 students and their families gathered for a wide array of crafts, games, and activities.

Groups of students and their parents gathered in a classroom to create a setting sun landscape using chalk pastels.