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Student wins bronze again

Fort Frances High School student Angie Redford has returned home from the Canada-Wide Science Fair with her third-straight bronze medal.

The Grade 10 student first won over the judges at the Sunset Country Regional Science Fair in April with her project “Fidget Spinners: A Charged Topic.”

Students showcase public-speaking skills

Parents, teachers, educators, and members of the community turned out to the Robert Moore School gym last Wednesday evening for the Rainy River District School Board's annual district speech contest.

Students from Fort High, J.W. Walker, Robert Moore, Crossroads, Donald Young, Riverview, and the Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program delivered speeches in hopes of nabbing first place.


1. Why are you running to be MPP for Kenora-Rainy River?

I have a passion for public service. When I served the “Great Kenora Riding” as the Member of Parliament (MP), we focused on the priorities of our region.

Students do well in DELF testing

During Education Week earlier this month, 16 Grade 12 students from Fort Frances High School and Atikokan High School took the Diplôme d'études en langue française (DELF) exam and the Rainy River District School Board is pleased to announce they all passed.

Five students took the A2 exam and 11 took the B2 exam at Confederation College on May 8-10.

Library identifies areas to improve

The Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre saw a 13 percent growth in membership and more use of many of its programs and resources last year.

But the library's 2017 performance measurement indicators and statistics report shows it needs to improve on its programming for teens and seniors, as well as its summer reading program—and library staff already is taking action.

FFHS group seeking votes

The public is being asked to help the Fort Frances High School Medical Responders to win funds through the Tbaytel For Good Community Fund.

The group has been selected by a panel of judges as one of five semi-finalists in the running to win $5,000 for its project, “For Good.”