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Jul
28
2017
Volume
5-5
In a way, very similar to how firefighters have a natural aversion to being described as heroes, teachers, and school administrators bristle at the suggestion that they go above and beyond.  The six individuals that I interviewed were very uncomfortable with shining any light on their extraordinary efforts and abilities. …
Jul
28
2017
Volume
5-5
At the end of a successful 2016-17 school year, Fort McMurray Public School District has (FMPSD) so much to celebrate. From students who excelled in robotics, arts, coding, science fairs, sports, to outstanding staff who are dedicated to our students, FMPSD is proud of its family. We are looking forward…
May
23
2017
Volume
5-4
Aurora Basketball is on its way to becoming the top youth sport program in Fort McMurray. Founded in 2015 by brother-sister duo, Dan and Brooke Briscoe, the basketball club strives to foster a premier basketball community in Northern Alberta, while promoting a fun and competitive environment that develops hard-working athletes…
May
23
2017
Volume
5-4
When the Generation Dance Studio first opened their doors back in Fort McMurray in 1999, they only had approximately 60 dancers. Over the years, they have become a household name and the GDS dancers have been seen in numerous Keyano Theatre productions, as well as in dance competitions. Today, they…
May
23
2017
Volume
5-4
You can’t talk about Canadian history without mentioning the canoe. Nor, can you refute its importance in exploring and developing our country. Developed by the Aboriginal people in North America, the canoe continues to fascinate people today. The word ‘canoe’ originated from the word ‘kenu’ - meaning dugout.
May
23
2017
Volume
5-4
Family   That seems to be the resounding theme when talking to those involved with the Young Aquatic Club (YAC).
May
23
2017
Volume
5-4
It’s a sport that promotes teamwork and skill development, and doesn’t come with a hefty time commitment other sports can have.
May
23
2017
Volume
5-4
When thinking about Canadian children playing sports, baseball may not be the first sport that jumps into your head, but in the Wood Buffalo region, children and families have immersed themselves into the sport.

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