Keeping students in touch with technology shouldn’t be a problem for the Rainy River District School Board, which has exceeded the provincial standard ratio for computers in classrooms here for the 2000-01 year.
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Seven district schools have new faces at the head of the class after the Rainy River District School Board hired 14 teachers for the 2000-01 year.
District high schools are seeing the most new blood. Jack MacGibbon, Jeff Rajala, and Darren Johnson are all full-time teachers at Fort Frances High School while Aimee Steenburg and Lori-Anne Armstrong are at Rainy River High School.
Eight cyclists pedalled their way to Emo on Labour Day to promote the upcoming “Unity Trek”—a cross-country promotion of men’s issues.
Kelsey Zacharias started her first day at Atikokan High School this week equipped with something more important than new clothes and school supplies.
The 12-year-old, grade seven student had returned from the D.A.R.E. (Drug and Alcohol Resistance Education) camp at Sunny Cove here three days earlier, bringing home lessons she intended to use should drugs or violence cross her path.
After more than three years as executive director of the Community Care Access Centre here, Dave Murray will be taking over the reins of the Sault Ste. Marie Group Health Centre effective Nov. 6.
“Our safe place.” That’s what Erin McMahon called the large white house on Victoria Avenue here.
Northern Development and Mines minister Tim Hudak was in Fort Frances on Monday to reward the Rainy River District Social Service Administration Board with a $25,000 cheque for exceeding last year’s workfare placement target.
Fort High teachers returned to a different kind of school experience yesterday.
Now that they are teaching an extra half-course along with their previous six per year under Bill 74, being a high school teacher promises for some “interesting” times ahead, math/science co-ordinator Andrew Hallikas said Tuesday.
As up to 300 Fort High students wait to get their course schedules sorted out at the school’s guidance department, at least one grade 11 student is wondering if he’s going to have to wait another year to get the math and chemistry courses he needs to eventually graduate.
Every year, the Nor-West Animal Clinic here sees cases of blastomycosis. But in 2000, the disease has been on the rise
“It’s nasty. It turns the lungs into solid masses, it’s awful,” said Dr. Chris Cannon of the Nor-West Animal Clinic. “There seems to be a little more than in previous years.”