Tag Archives: Fernie Secondary School

Powerful presentations by FSS students

By Mary Giuliano Fernie Secondary School teacher Roxanne Esch’s French class was given the assignment of putting together a proposal regarding types of energy like solar, wind, nuclear and waste that would be then pitched to the City of Fernie … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a synopsis of the Nov. 23 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. AGREEMENTS, LICENCES PERMITS & POLICIES 1.1  Development Variance Permit Application No. 378 – 2 Aspen Crescent    Council approved Development Variance Permit Application No. DVPA-378 and gave … > Read More

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A flood of successes during a year of drought

ERA’s 2015 Annual Report The year 2015 has been a year of contrasts. The Elk River Watershed Alliance’s (ERA) biggest project, the Elk River Flood Solutions Strategy, is occurring ironically during the worst drought in years! “During our 2015 research … > Read More

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Residents show their love for the Elk River

Residents from Elkford, Sparwood and Fernie showed their love for the Elk River this past weekend at the Elk River Alliance’s (ERA) ‘Our River Rocks – Elk River Festival’ events, held in conjunction with B.C. and World Rivers Day. On … > Read More

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SD5 Board Notes

The following is a summary of School District No. 5 (SD5) School Board motions carried during the September 15 board meeting in Cranbrook. Committee meetings are not typically held in June. Therefore, no motions coming out of Committee were carried. Special … > Read More

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Cigarette butts in our community

Written by Fernie Secondary School Grade 8 students On May 27, Grade 8 students at Fernie Secondary School picked up cigarette butts around town. The reason for this act was to help our town’s environment and water system by clearing … > Read More

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FSS teams need help to get to provincials

The Fernie Secondary School (FSS) Boys and Girls Ski/Snowboard Teams recently participated in the East Kootenay Ski/Snowboard Races held in Golden on February 16, competing against schools from Cranbrook, Kimberley, Invermere and Golden. Only the teams and/or individuals with podium finishes … > Read More

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Nominations open for Fernie Youth Achievement Award

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Fernie Youth Achievement Award. This award recognizes the contribution youth make to their community and is open to any youth 19 and under, who lives or volunteers in the City of Fernie and … > Read More

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Fernie company bringing skydiving event to town

The sky over Fernie will come alive March 22. A city company has organized an event that will feature professional skydivers dropping down into the city and land at the Fernie Secondary School field. Lance Edwards, owner of Elevation Showcase, … > Read More

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FSS sending 16 to provincials; funding help needed

The Fernie Secondary School Boys and Girls Ski/Snowboard Teams recently participated in the East Kootenay Ski/Snowboard Races held in Kimberley on February 12, competing against schools from Cranbrook, Kimberley, Invermere and Golden. Only the teams and/or individuals with podium finishes … > Read More

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