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Posted Friday, September 07, 2018

On Friday, September 7, 2018 at approximately 2:10 pm, Mackenzie Community School in Deep River went into a 'Hold and Secure'.
The Deep River Police Service arrived on scene to investigate a report of a possible gun sighting. As this occurred during dismissal, buses were on site. They were instructed to delay their departure while the police completed a sweep of the school and property.
The 'Hold and Secure' was lifted at 2:51 pm and dismissal resumed with staff supervision.
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Posted Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Letterhead logo mottoThe Renfrew County District School Board is the proud owner of a new motto!
Inspire. Empower. Achieve.
The motto was selected from over seventy submissions from students, staff and parents over a six month process that saw a working committee research, review and propose a variety of motto tags for the Board of Trustees to consider.
The working committee was made up of two trustees (co-chairs), student senator, Executive Council member, manager, an elementary and...

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Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Renfrew County District School Board approves 2018-2019 budget Investments aimed at delivering greater equity of access to French as a Second Language Programming
(Renfrew County) Yesterday, trustees with the Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) approved a budget of $138.4 million for the 2018-2019 school year.
This budget reflects the Board’s ongoing commitment to realizing the components of the 2017-2020 Strategic Plan.
“Today we have demonstrated,...

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Posted Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Mackenzie Mustangs carry on a storied and long tradition of football.  Football was established at Mackenzie High School in the 1950's and teams won an incredible number (31) of junior and senior championships over the decades to follow.  In 1984 Mackenzie won its last Renfrew County Junior Championship.  The following year (1985) the program stumbled and no football was played at Mackenzie that season.   The school and town rallied and with help from...
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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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