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Learning math with the support of Hungry Hungry Hippos

When Ms. Monique Grendron, teacher at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), first saw the game Hungry Hungry Hippos, she knew she had to integrate it, one way or another, in her classroom.   Motivated to make it easy for students to learn while having fun, she modified the original version of the Hungry Hungry Hippo game to create a version that emphasizes ...

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Apprendre les mathématiques grâce aux hippopotames affamés

Quand Mme Monique Grendron, enseignante à l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa), a premièrement vu le jeu Hungry Hungry Hippos, elle savait qu’elle devait l’intégrer, d’une façon ou d’une autre, dans sa salle de classe. Motivée à permettre aux élèves d’apprendre en s’amusant, elle a donc modifié la version originale de ce jeu d’hippopotames affamés afin de créer une version qui met de ...

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Monstrous recipe proves tasty!

  As part of their French and science lessons, grade 4 students at École Saint-Joseph (Wawa) prepared a monstrous recipe that was simply delicious! Supported by their teacher, Mr. Éric Comtois, the students had the teacher-approved opportunity to eat spiders by following an original recipe in their reading book. To achieve this, they had to follow the steps listed in ...

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Une recette monstrueuse et savoureuse!

  Dans le cadre de leurs cours de français et de sciences, les élèves de la 4e année de l’école Saint-Joseph (Wawa) ont préparé une recette monstrueuse qui était tout simplement délicieuse! Appuyé par leur enseignant, M. Éric Comtois, les élèves ont dégusté des araignées en suivant une recette originale dans leur cahier de lecture. Pour y arriver, ils devaient ...

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Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg and Community Network Partners Reach Agreement for Construction of High-Capacity Microwave Connection to Community

Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (Pic Mobert First Nation) Chief and Council have entered into an agreement with Community Network Partners for the construction and operations of a next-generation fixed wireless broadband network for the community being fed by a best in class fibre optic backbone.   The construction and a community-wide Community Outreach campaign will take place beginning November 2021 allowing residents ...

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Between the Covers – October 27

This week’s new books are The Listeners” by Jordan Tannahill, “Cul-De-Sac” by Joy Fielding, “The Noise” by James Patterson and J.D. Barker, “Yours Cheerfully” by AJ Pearce and “Somebody’s Daughter”, a memoir by Ashley C. Ford. Staff Pick of the Week – A Noise Downstairs” by Linwood Barclay (from book jacket) College professor Paul Davis is a normal guy with ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – October 27

In-Person Worship Services will continue on October 31st, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. All are Welcome. Covid-19 protocols will be followed. More Good News! The UCW Thrift Shop will be held October 28, 29, 30 and November 1st (aka Bag Day). The last day to donate is October 23rd. Please, no electronics or large items of furniture. There will be a ...

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Morning News – October 27

Oct 27, 2021 at 07:56 Weather Cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. High 10. Wind chill minus 5 this morning. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. Low zero. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma There are 27 active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District today.  75.5% of the Algoma District population is fully vaccinated. 84.8% of eligible ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank – Fall Update

The Wawa Community Food Bank wishes to thank the many individuals, organizations and businesses in our remarkably generous little town that have made donations during the summer and early fall months. Our appreciation and thanks are extended to the following businesses, families and individuals who have supported the food bank with monetary donations, grocery items, or pet supplies: Janie Bedard, ...

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Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg and Community Network Partners Reach Agreement for Construction of High-Capacity Microwave Connection to Community

Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg Chief and Council have entered into an agreement with Community Network Partners for the construction and operations of a next generation fixed wireless broadband network for the community being fed by a best in class fiber optic backbone. The construction and a community wide Community Outreach campaign will take place beginning November 2021 allowing residents to sign-up for ...

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Morning News – October 26

Oct 26, 2021 at 07:56 Weather  Mainly cloudy. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 6. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Increasing cloudiness early this evening. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light after midnight. Low minus 3. Wind chill minus 7 overnight. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma There are 28 active cases of COVID-19 in the ...

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APH: 6 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 (#504 – #509)

Algoma Public Health is reporting six (6) new cases­­ of COVID-19 (#504 – #509), all from Sault Ste. Marie and area. Two cases are of International Travel exposure, and the others are close contact. 1 case was tested October 22nd, 2 on Sunday, October 24th, and three were tested today. All are self-isolating. There are now 28 cases of COVID-19 ...

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A Sky Full of Planets

For thousands of years, the night sky was just a splash of random dots. Over time, constellations were formed by connecting the brighter points of light of a certain area of sky. Here, imaginary shapes were formed representing an object, person, animal or even a god – the constellations. Then came the mythologic stories and how they interacted in the ...

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Wawa Community Food Bank cancels 2021 Feed the Need

Volunteers at the Wawa Community Food Bank has cancelled the 2021 Feed the Need. The following letter was sent out yesterday, October 24, 2021. Dear Friends of the Food Bank: Due to the ongoing pandemic and current provincial (OVID guidelines, we have made the difficult decision to cancel Feed the Need again for this year. We are hopeful that we ...

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Morning News – October 25

Oct 25, 2021 at 07:56 Weather Cloudy. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High plus 5. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Cloudy. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 1. Wind chill minus 7 overnight. Status of COVID-19 cases in Algoma There are 24 active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma District ...

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