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211 Academic Upgrading Students Recognized for their Achievements during Learner Recognition Day

Confederation College celebrated and recognized the accomplishments of 211 students from its Academic Upgrading program with a formal ceremony (February 20th, 2020). Students were presented with certificates, awards and bursaries in recognition of their completion of academic upgrading courses. Twelve students received Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificates, provincially recognized as a Grade 12 equivalent.   “We are extremely proud ...

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Mixed Curling Standings – February 21st

TERRIS, Tom 1 12 14 McCOY, Joe 2 9 13 HOFFMANN, Jim 3 8 14 BUCKELL, Chris 4 6 13 KLOCKARS, Anna Lisa 4 6 12 HALL, Dave 6 5 12 LESCHISHIN, Mark 6 5 14 TURMELLE, Katherine 8 1 12 The next games are Thursday, February 27th at 7:00 p.m. Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4 TURMELL ...

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Friday Morning News – February 21st

Weather – Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this morning. 40 percent chance of flurries late this afternoon. Local blowing snow early this morning. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 60. High zero. Wind chill minus 10 this morning. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries and risk of freezing drizzle. ...

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Minister of Education on Province-Wide, One-Day Strike

Feb 20, 2020 at 14:40 Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement in response to tomorrow’s strike action by the four teachers’ unions (OSSTF, ETFO, OECTA, AEFO): “Your child should be in class; they should not be the casualty of union-led escalation. The focus of union leaders ought to be on negotiating a deal that keeps students ...

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Thursday Morning News – February 20

Weather – Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness near noon then a few flurries. Local blowing snow late this afternoon. Local amount 2 cm. Wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this afternoon. High minus 8. Wind chill minus 36 this morning and minus 16 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Flurries. Local blowing snow. ...

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Men’s Curling Standings – February 20

Team Rank Wins GP TERRIS, Tom 1 11 13 FAHRER, Tom 1 11 14 LESCHISHIN, Mark 3 9 14 McCOY, Joe 4 6 14 MITRIKAS, Erik 4 6 14 RODY Ron 6 5 14 TERRIS, Travis – ESC 7 4 14 BUMSTEAD, Aaron 8 3 13 Next games are Monday, February 24th, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.   Ice 1 Ice ...

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Students celebrate Valentine’s Day with parents

  For Valentine’s Day, JK and Kindergarten students in Ms. Samantha’s class at École Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) hosted a little party for their parents. During this celebration, parents were able to taste cookies that the children prepared in the morning, as well as to dip marshmallows in melted chocolate so that they could be decorated with candies. Yum, ...

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Célébrer la Saint-Valentin avec les parents

  Pour le jour de la Saint-Valentin, les élèves de maternelle/jardin de Mme Samantha à l’école Saint Nom de Jésus (Hornepayne) ont préparé une petite fête pour leurs parents. Durant la fête, les parents ont pu déguster des biscuits que les enfants ont préparés le matin, ainsi que de tremper des guimauves dans du chocolat fondu pour pouvoir les décorer ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m.  If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926. Sun.       Feb.    23    Annual Meeting – First  United  Church                   ALL Members & Adherents are encouraged to attend & discuss the Annual Report & offer your ...

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Between the Covers – February 19

New books on the 7- Day Shelf this week are: “Moral Compass” by Danielle Steel, “Treason” by Stuart Woods and “The River Murders” by James Patterson and James O. Born. Staff Picks for the month of February are: “Texas Ranger” by James Patterson, “Fractured” by Karin Slaughter, “Boy, Snow, Bird” by Helen Oyeyemi and this week’s feature is “The 100” by ...

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A special visit to SJD Kindergarten

  Constable Tremblay came to visit the Kindergarten students at Sir James Dunn recently to tell us all about his job as a police officer. Of course the main interest was the cool items on his belt that he uses for his job everyday. Constable Tremblay brought us pictures of everything that he carries with him like his radio, baton, ...

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Wednesday Morning News – February 19

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 13. Wind chill minus 28 this morning and minus 18 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 2 or low. Tonight – Clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 27. Wind chill minus 21 this evening and minus 33 overnight. Risk of frostbite. News ...

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MMCC Condensor Replacement

Please be aware that the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre has experienced a partial failure of the condenser unit of the Arena and Curling’s Ice Plant. This is a critical piece of ice making equipment, and the replacement must take place on a short timeline, within the current ice season.   Staff have sourced a replacement unit and scheduled its installation ...

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Rock Heavyweights Buckcherry 2 Play Soo Blaster

Yes, it’s true !!  Quite a few of you were privy to the news as it is already on the Buckcherry website and a big circle is around a certain date for us. Technically the venue was not able to release this wonderful news until now. Josh Todd and Buckcherry will be cruising our way and playing at Soo Blaster ...

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