What's Happening in our School


SP100
FFHS students tackle firefighting program
11/20/2019
For the past few months, some students at Fort Frances High School have been taking part in a unique learning experience designed to give them valuable real world experience. The school, in partnership with the Fort Frances Fire Management Headquarters (FMH) of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), has run a specialized version of the SP100 Forest Firefighter Training course.
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Student Travel Scholarship
Student Travel Scholarship application process now open
11/08/2019
The Student Travel Scholarship is designed to give high school students the opportunity to travel to a developing country to learn first-hand about the importance of education, clean water, alternative income and agricultural projects. Students in Grades 9 to 11 are able to apply for this scholarship of $1,000, to help offset the cost of attending a Me-to-We trip during the summer months. Eligible students must be returning to their high school the fall after their trip and must be willing to bring back and share their learning with their school and other schools within the Board.
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Cardboard boat races
FFHS students tackle cardboard boat challenge
10/30/2019
A handful of students from Fort Frances High School took part in a unique competition last week. Eight Grade 7 students from Angela Petsnick's science class travelled to Dryden to take part in a cardboard boat competition.
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RRDSB News


School Year Calendar Survey
2020-2021 School Year Calendar Survey
11/18/2019
Please fill out the survey to share your thoughts with us on the proposed school year calendar, including the start and end dates, PD days, etc. Your feedback is then taken to the Regional School Year Calendar Committee comprised of the CSDC des Aurores Boreales, Keewatin-Patricia District School Board, Kenora Catholic District School Board, Northwest Catholic District School Board and Rainy River District School Board. The survey closes November 29, 2019.
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School Climate Survey
School Climate Survey for Parents/Guardians 2019
11/18/2019
We are inviting parents/guardians of students in Grades 4-12 to fill out a school climate survey to help schools gain insight into parent/guardian perceptions of school safety. The survey also assists in making informed decisions and plans to help promote safe and inclusive schools and student health and well-being. The survey is open until Dec 20, 2019.
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FNMI newsletter
FNMI Newsletter Fall 2019
11/12/2019
The FNMI newsletter is released annually to share the highlights of FNMI learning in our schools. The Rainy River District School Board continues to support and increase knowledge, understanding and awareness of First Nation, Metis and Inuit histories, cultures and perspectives for all staff and students.
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