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Posted Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Renfrew County District School Board approves 2017-2018 budget Seventy-eight percent of overall budget is destined for delivery of in-class instruction and supports
(Renfrew County) Yesterday evening, trustees with the Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) approved a budget of $134.9 million for the 2017-2018 school year. Changes in the Grants for Student Needs, attrition and energy expenditures limited the deficit to just $252,781. This shortfall will be funded...

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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 Tuesday, May 02, 2017

RCIS’ Grade 8 Destination Imagination Teams are at again!
Members of the RCIS qualifying team members Chris Cayen, Jon Roach, Carson Lefebvre, Kenya Stevenson, Hannah Hubert, Mallory Delarge, Olivia Smart, Alex Wroe, Cassidy Friske and Malorey Lambert hit the streets this past Friday to rally support, donations and sponsors for their trip to Tennessee to compete at Global Finals.
Placing in the top two positions at Provincials has qualified these two teams to...

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Posted Friday, April 28, 2017

  eLearning Summer School is a great option for students who want to complete additional credits during the summer months. Full-credit courses are offered to students currently in grades 9 to 12 working towards their high school diploma and will run July 4th - August 4th, 2017.
2017 eLearning Summer Course offering: GLC2O - Civics, Grade 10 Open
CHV2O - Careers, Grade 10 Open
ENG3U - English, Grade 11 University
ENG4C - English, Grade 12 College
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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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