This is education week across the province.
Education Director with the Rainy River District School Board Heather Campbell says the theme is excellence in education.
Schools across the district has holding various events in recognition.
Here is a list of all events
May 5 – Cultural activities
May 7 – School Speech Contest in the morning, and Jump Rope for Heart in the afternoon
May 8 – Pancake breakfast, and talent show
May 9 – Earth Day/Re-use it Fair
May 6 –Staff vs. students volleyball games
May 7 – Community Spring Tea from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
May 7 – Family Math Night from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m.
May 8 –School Speech Contest
May 9 – Jump Rope for Heart
J. W. Walker
May 6 - Pancake breakfast
May 7 - School Speech Contest
May 8 - Art Extravaganza, and Lunch with a Learner
Focus throughout the week on Science and Technology in classrooms
Mental Health announcements and student participation in yoga each morning
May 6, 7 – Online book discussion
May 5 – Student assembly with a presentation by students in Grades 7 and 8
May 5 – staff vs. students dodge ball
May 6 – School-wide Math Inquiry
May 7 – School Pow Wow
May 8 – Kindergarten to Grade 2 Spring Tea, and Youth Mental Health Week activities
May 9 – School-wide Buddy Reading
May 6 – Monthly assembly and School Speech Contest
May 8 – Spring clean-up
North Star Community
Buddy Reading visits throughout the week
Giant Map activities in the gym all week
Family members are invited to participate with their children in math and reading activities during
the first block all week.
May 8 -– Principal will do a zany activity if the students have met the challenge of reading 5,000 books in one week
May 5 – Mental Health presentation
May 7 – Whole school team building activities
May 9 – Parent Council will be hosting a Spring Tea from noon to 2:00 p.m.
May 6 – Art Extravaganza
May 7 – Book Fair
May 8, 9 – Book Fair
May 8 – Pancake Breakfast
Sturgeon Creek School
May 5 – School Speech Contest
May 8 – Spring Tea and concert
Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program
May 8 – Grandparents Day, Festival highlights, speeches, and spring Concert in the Evening
May 9 – Pitch in Day, and Buddy Day.
Rainy River High School
May 8 – Mental Health presentation for students
May 9 – Entrepreneur workshop, and career choices presentation
Atikokan High School
May 6 - Dressing Room project geared towards Grades 9 and 10 girl’s self-esteem
Rainy River High School
May 5, 7– Mental Health presentations for students
May 6 – Yoga demonstration
May 7 – Visit from local artist, Peter Spuzak
Fort Frances High School
May 8 – Mental Health Awareness Forum
May 9 – The school will host Grade 8 students for the transition to high school with a Mini We Day.
Parents of elementary and secondary students are invited and encouraged to attend the EQAO Parent Forum on Saturday, May 10 at La Place Rendez-Vous, Fort Frances.