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Cameron Penney

Cameron joins the Fort Frances Times for as a Summer Reporter for 2016.

Beauty school dropout

The “Teen Angel” (played by Cameron Cawston) sang “Beauty School Dropout” to a discouraged “Frenchy” (Maria Gilbert) during Fort High’s opening night performance of “Grease” yesterday evening at the Townshend Theatre. The show continues tonight through Saturday, with tickets available at Northwoods Gallery & Gifts and at the door.

‘Grease’ set to hit stage

Tonight is the big night for students in Fort Frances High School’s annual musical production.

That’s when the curtain rises on Fort High’s rendition of “Grease,” which runs until Saturday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre.

“I’m a little nervous but it’s all pre-show jitters,” noted Andrew Eldridge, who will be starring as “Danny Zuko.”

Tai Chi

Master Peng You Lian, head instructor at the Thunder Bay Tai Chi Academy, led a workshop for local Tai Chi enthusiasts yesterday at the Legion here. Participants then were invited to a Chinese buffet dinner at La Place Rendez-Vous in the evening.

Off to Whistler!

Fort High senior band members prepared to depart by bus to Winnipeg to catch a flight to Whistler, B.C. yesterday morning. The group will perform at the “Con Brio Whistler Music Festival” and stay at the “Whistler Village,” which orginally was constructed for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

Fashion models

Fort High students Kayla Stang, left, Socorro Galusha, Hailey Beaudry, Nicole Gage, and Nicole LePine struck a pose during a fashion show yesterday in conjunction with the annual luncheon for Rainycrest volunteers, which this year’s theme being “An Afternoon in Paris.” After enjoying a delicious lunch, voulunteers were served a plate of crêpes for desert.

Pink parade

Jess Steele, left, along with Shanleigh Fryer, April Morrison, and Jaden Bump, marched through the halls of Fort High yesterday during the Pink Day Parade organized by the “Best Buddies” group. Afterwards, students danced to the tunes of Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” and “True Colours,” by Artists Against Bullying, in the atrium.