St. Michael's students Ava Cousineau, Gabby Bourgeault, Troy Veldhuisen, and Chase Sinclair enjoyed a pancake breakfast this morning for “Shrove Tuesday." Then tomorrow the school will celebrate Ash Wednesday, which marks the first day of Lent. "Shrove Tuesday” pancake suppers, meanwhile, are being held today from 5-7 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Spirit and Knox United here.
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Courtney Roach was at J.W. Walker School on Tuesday to register Arianna Vivian for kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year. Grade 6 students gave tours of the school to parents while staff was on hand to answer any questions they may have had.
The 37th-annual Nestor Falls Winter Carnival is returning early next month for a weekend of fun activities for the entire family.
“We've got lots of different events that go on throughout the three days,” said Pam Edwards, chair of the Nestor Falls Recreation Committee.
“It's a lot of fun.”
Carys Simpson shared a big smile as she worked through a colouring book Tuesday during the kindergarten open house at St. Michael's School. Parents had the chance to meet with staff, learn about Catholic education, enjoy a spaghetti dinner, and register their child at the new consolidated Catholic school for the 2019-20 school year.
A non-disclosure agreement between Resolute Forest Products and Repap Resources Group has not yet been signed regarding the potential sale of the idled mill here.
But local MPP Greg Rickford told the Times on Friday that the two parties actively are trying to finalize the agreement, and that progress is being made.
Grades 7 and 8 students from Robert Moore School could be moving into Fort Frances High School this September.
The Rainy River District School Board called a special meeting last Tuesday at the Education Centre, where it approved the initiation of an attendance zone review for Fort Frances High School's Grade 7/8 program.
Being a teen can be difficult and facing the challenges associated with growing up is isolating for some.
To help girls aged 13-18 build confidence and self-esteem, a “Girls Empowerment Day” is slated for Saturday, March 23 from noon-4 p.m. upstairs at the Northern Career Development Services (NCDS) building on Scott Street.
The student-run Builders Club has returned to Robert Moore School after a lengthy hiatus and is ready to make its community a better place.
“I am super glad and excited that we're back up and running because I really enjoy spending time with those children,” enthused Sarah Freeman-Kivimaki, who currently runs the Builders Club and had been involved for 12 years prior.
Alysia Jones, left, helped A.J. build a snowman craft at St. Michael's School last night during the Northwest Catholic District School Board's Kindergarten open house for students enrolling at the new consolidated Catholic school here for this fall. Attendees were able to meet staff, enroll their children, make crafts, play games, and enjoy a spaghetti dinner.
Planning for “Pride Week 2019” has begun, with the first meeting drawing a crowd of about 30 people to the Fort Frances Public Library last Wednesday night.
Organizers, volunteers, and allies of the LGBTQ2 community reviewed last year's festivities and Borderland Pride's finances, brainstormed ideas for new events, and discussed goals for this year's Pride Week.