St. Patrick’s CWL held another successful spring tea at the Parish Hall on Saturday afternoon. There was a penny table with useful articles, as well as a bake table loaded with homemade pies, pastry, and bread (at the end of the day, only a few items were left!)
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“The love for reading is the greatest educational gift children can get,” says Mary Leonhardt, author of “99 ways to get your kids to love reading and 100 books they’ll love.”
Donald Young School students had a chance to visit the annual Scholastic book fair last Wednesday and Thursday in the gym.
If you had happened to walk into the kindergarten classroom over the past few weeks, you may have noticed the smiling faces of busy students but also the piles of many projects on the go—all in preparation for one day.
A day to honour one of the most important people in a person’s life, their mother.
The annual Crossroads School family barbecue is slated tomorrow (May 17) starting at 5 p.m., featuring a traditional menu of hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, and all kinds of homemade salads and desserts.
Like other schools in the district, Our Lady of the Way is participating in provincial testing, which will be sent to the EQAO for marking.
Since last week was Education Week, OLW held its annual book fair Wednesday and Thursday. This year, the school held a Christian book fair as well as the Scholastic Book Fair.
Sturgeon Creek staff and students held their annual spring concert Friday afternoon. It was emceed by Julie McQuaker, who welcomed everyone to the entertainment and proceeded to announce each number.
Beforehand, Jodi Hoskins played several selections to keep the audience listening carefully.
Chapple council, at its last meeting, swore in Rilla Race as councillor for Ward Two for the duration of this term.
Chuck Harrison spoke to council concerning his contract at the cemeteries. He is willing to work with Phillip Huziak to ensure he knows all of the work to be done and what would be expected of him.
Rainy Lake is about 12 cm (four-and-a-half inches) too high these days.
According to the rule curve set out by the International Joint Commission, the lake’s level is much higher than it should be this time of year.
Denise Bluebird, curriculum development co-ordinator for the Seven Generations Education Institute here, is looking forward to bringing the arts to local aboriginal youth during the May long weekend.
Festival of Arts will run May 17-21.
“The festival has been designed for aboriginal youth from the age of 14 to 21,” Bluebird said Tuesday.
George Armstrong Co. Ltd., a Fort Frances family business, is working out a deal for a 37,000 sq. ft. building in Kenora.
“We buy and lease out buildings all the time,” said company president Larry Armstrong. “This is just another venture.
“Now we’re in the process of going through the details of the closure so I really can’t comment on it,” he added.