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Air cadets heading abroad for 75th 'D-Day' anniversary

Local air cadets are embarking on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Western Europe to participate in the 75th anniversary celebration of “D-Day” on Juno Beach later this spring.

From May 31-June 9, the cadets participating in the trip will explore the history of both world wars as they travel from Amsterdam to Paris on the “Road to Liberation.”

Board recognition

Two students from Sturgeon Creek School were presented with the Rainy River District School Board's monthly “Recognition of Excellence" from director of education Heather Campbell for their upcoming dramatic arts production, "Mary Poppins,” during last Tuesday night's regular board meeting at the Education Centre here.

'Poppins' performance

Two students from Sturgeon Creek School gave a small preview of what can be expected for their upcoming production of “Mary Poppins" during the Rainy River District School Board's regular monthly board meeting held Tuesday night at the Education Centre here.

NCDS hosts career planning sessions for St. Francis students

Getting students thinking about careers—and the pathways they want to pursue in high school—is important for helping them plan for the future.

To help Grade 7 and 8 students at St. Francis School, Bridget McGinnis, outreach co-ordinator at Northern Community Development Services (NCDS) here, held six career planning sessions that started in October and wrapped up late last week.

Drawing ticket

Emcee Jonathan Price pulled out a raffle ticket as Kayelyn Charlebois held the bag during Saturday night's annual “Forget Me Not” dinner. Through the raffles, silent auction, ticket sales, and donations, the event was able to raise about $3,200 this year.