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Posted Friday, May 12, 2017

(Renfrew County) Due to flooding in some lowland areas across Renfrew County, bus routes within the Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) may be altered or cancelled. The RCDSB, is working closely with the Renfrew County Joint Transportation Consortium (RCJTC) to keep students, parents and schools informed of the status of busing. Parents will be contacted as quickly as possible if their child will not have bus transportation. Every effort will be made to secure alternative... Read More...

Posted Friday, May 05, 2017

Arnprior District High School Science Teacher Recipient of Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence Peter Cudmore recognized for his innovative and entertaining instruction in science, physics and robotics
(Renfrew County) The Renfrew County District School Board is pleased to announce that Peter Cudmore is a 2016-17 recipient of the Prime Minister's Awards (PMA) for Teaching Excellence. Peter teaches Grades 9-12 science, physics and robotics at Arnprior District...
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Posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Netflix recently released 13 Reasons Why, a series based on a novel by Jay Asher. The series depicts the story of a high school student who dies by suicide, leaving behind 13 cassette recordings that share the events that she perceives led to her death. The series is graphic and sensationalizes the act of suicide, which may lead to vulnerable students misinterpreting its message. For these reasons, the use of the novel or Netflix series as a teaching tool is not recommended.
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Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017

RCDSB Student Trustee Awarded Prestigious Queen’s University Chancellor’s Scholarship One of fifty students across country to win four year financial support
(Renfrew County) Student Trustee and Fellowes High School student Connor Webster has been awarded Queen’s Chancellor’s Scholarship as he prepares to study Commerce in the fall.
“I am excited by the news,” said Connor. “I applied knowing there would be fierce...
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Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Renfrew County District School Board receives $10,000 donation St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Cobden provides money to create play space at Cobden Public School and help Student Support Fund
(Renfrew County) St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Cobden recently donated $10,000 to be shared between Cobden Public School (PS) and the Board’s charitable Student Support Fund. “This significant donation is unprecedented in our recent history,” said Board...
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