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Little carolers

St. Michael's students brought some Christmas cheer to Rainycrest on Friday afternoon when the kindergarten classes performed classic Christmas carols in Hallett Hall. Following their performances, the youngsters handed out Christmas-themed drawings to the home's residents.

Nativity scene

Students acted out the nativity scene yesterday afternoon during the dress rehearsal for the Christmas concert staged by St. Michael's French Immersion classes. A crowd of parents and grandparents filled the gymnasium to watch their little ones perform.

Cantata guitarist

Ron Hines performed an original tune, “What Christmas Really Means,” just prior to the Fort Frances Choraliers taking the stage Sunday afternoon at the Townshend Theatre. He was accompanied by his wife, Lee-Ann Hines, on piano and backing vocals.

RM concert

The Grade 2 class at Robert Moore School, under the supervision of Ms. Richards and Mrs. Howell, presented a skit entitled “The Presents” yesterday before a packed house in the auditorium. When Santa got his pack stuck in the chimney, Mrs. Claus, the reindeer, an angel, and an assortment of Christmas characters all came to the rescue.

7 Gens building

Jarnel Contracting nearly has finished the Seven Generations Education Institute's new $16-million building on Agency One lands here. The 40,000 sq. ft. facility, which will house all of SGEI's programs, is set to open early in the New Year.

Advent service

St. Francis School's Junior Division celebrated an Advent prayer service at St. Mary's Church here Thursday evening. Children sang hymns and Christmas songs, said readings from the Bible, lit candles, blessed the Advent wreath, and prayed.

Christmas story

The Grade 1/2 class at Sturgeon Creek recorded a digital presentation of the Christmas story for their Christmas concert this year. With the help of their Grade 7/8 book buddies, they sang the song “Rejoice” while the audience enjoyed the presentation.  -Dave Ogilvie photo