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‘Thinking about thinking’

St. Francis students Caley Harland, Amanda Caron, and Katja Sutherland showed off their creations about “metathinking,” which can better be described as “thinking about thinking.” For the rest of the school year, students there will be creating projects that illustrate this concept to win a chance at a final pizza party for four.

Appealing appetizers

Volunteer Sue Drew, left, offered up roasted tomato and goat cheese bruschetta, as well as spinach and artichoke wonton crisps, to Don Manty before the main course of Chef’s Charitable Dinner & Auction at the Adventure Inn on Sunday night.

PSB woman

Sgt. Robyn Maceachern, OPP youth services co-ordinator, spoke about how parents need to play a greater role in reducing their family’s online risks Friday during the OAPSB meeting here.

Servng up chicken

Achour Cheblaoui of La Flambée served up some Greek chicken—chicken breasts filled with feta cheese and spinach over a bed of sun-dried tomatoes and black olive soulis—as part of the entrée Sunday evening during the Alzheimer Society’s Chefs’ Chartiable Dinner and Auction at the Adventure Inn.

Literacy Day

Alyssa Van Drunen helped entertain fellow students and community members during Family Literacy Day activities yesterday at Donald Young School in Emo. “Seussical the Musical” will be performed at DYS during the week of Feb. 23.

‘Royal Reader’

Kathy Smeeth, math co-ordinator for the Rainy River District School Board, was among the “Royal Readers” from across the district who read to students from JK-Grade 4 in their classrooms during the Family Literacy Day activities yesterday at Donald Young School.

Weighing pennies

Margaret Schonewille, executive director of the local Alzheimer Society, weighed a bucket of pennies Friday afternoon during the annual “Penny for Your Thoughts” weigh-in at Canadian Tire. The fundraiser ran Friday and Saturday, seeing a total of 426 pounds donated—more than double last year’s total of 181 pounds.