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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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Posted Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Trustees with the Renfrew County District School Board are pleased to announce the hiring of Pino Buffone as the new Director of Education. He is scheduled to begin his term on February 21.
“The Board is excited to welcome Pino to the RCDSB family,” said RCDSB Chair Wendy Hewitt. “He has the experience and vision necessary to lead us into the future.”
Mr. Buffone is currently Superintendent of Instruction with the Ottawa-Carleton District School...
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Posted Thursday, October 20, 2016

Special Statement:
Renfrew County – The Renfrew County District School Board is instructing school staff that in light of the ongoing delays associated with the Education Quality Accountability Office (EQAO) Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) on-line test, classes and school schedules are to resume as planned.
RCDSB will work with EQAO to determine an appropriate date for re-testing and will seek to ensure that any student data that was successfully...
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