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Student Succes Day

September 18, 2018
​September 6th was our first day all together as a school. We took the opportunity to celebrate this by hosting a Student Success Day. Students attended shortened classes in order to meet their teachers and find their classes. After lunch students participated in a variety of activities which allowed students to...

Grade 9 Leadership Day

September 14, 2018

This year’s grade 9 leadership day was one of the best we’ve ever had!  Students were driven to Northland Camp for a fun filled day of team building and building new relationships with each other and teachers.   Students were broken  up into 4 pride groups to participate in four...

Welcome Back!!!

August 28, 2018
​ Iroquois Falls Secondary School, and I.F.S.S. Elementary are excited to welcome new and returning students for the 2018-2019 school year!
“Good morning!  I wanted to welcome you all back to a new and exciting school year at Iroquois Falls Secondary School, and I.F.S.S. Elementary.  I want to encourage you to...

IFSS Hosts Annual Athletic Banquet

June 25, 2018
​On Thursay, June 14th, I.F.S.S. hosted its annual Athletic Banquet honoring the achievements of all the student athletes throughout the year.  The following was posted on the I.F.S.S. Athletics Facebook page regarding the event:
"Thank you to everyone who came out to support all our athletes and coaches this evening at...

IFSS Evening of the Arts

June 15, 2018
​Iroquois Falls Secondary School showcased the artistic talents of the Visual Arts and Expressing Aboriginal Culture course students, Drama Club students and Grade 7 and 8 Dance Club students during the evening of Thursday, June 7th. The "Evening of the Arts" was very well received by the community and many community groups participated.


A Successful Relay

June 09, 2018
​Iroquois Falls Secondary School and IFSS-Elementary hosted the Relay for Life on June 1st! Although the weather started out as cool and wet, everyone was enthusiastic and ready to participate. Participants walked the gym and track for over 12 hours. The day was a huge success - with the group raising over...

Wonderful Learning Opportunities for I.F.S.S. Students

May 31, 2018
​Students are Iroquois Falls Secondary School were able to participate in some wonderful experiential learning opportunities throughout the months of April and May. The Expressing Aboriginal Cultures course students learned about Cree culture and tradition over the following visits:  APRIL 11/2018 – INTRODUCTION TO CREE TRADITON AND CULTURE/HAND DRUM APRIL 25/2018...

Bake Sale Success

May 23, 2018
The IFSS Relay for Life team held a fundraiser to raise money for the upcoming Relay for Life event they are hosting on June 1st at IFSS. The bake sale was held on Thursday, May 17, and Friday, May 18 at the school cafeteria.  There was also a cake draw with a cake...

Sharing a Love of Reading

May 23, 2018
​ As part of Education Week, students from Mrs Cornthwaite’s Grade 9 English class travelled to Joseph H. Kennedy P.S. in Matheson and Iroquois Falls P.S. to share the children’s stories they had written in class.

“Writing for an audience” is an important part of the English curriculum, whether it...

New Canada Learning Bond

May 22, 2018
​The Canada Learning Bond is an initial $500 offered by the Government of Canada to help you start saving now for your child’s education after high school. Your child could also get $100 every year until age 15. In total, a child could receive up to $2,000 in an RESP. 

Relay for Life in Full Swing

May 14, 2018
​ The IFSS Relay For Life committee have been busy preparing for the upcoming event which is being held on June 1st, 2018 from 10am-10pm at the IFSS track.
With the event only being a few short weeks away, the committee is busy finalizing activities scheduled and making arrangements for...

Tasty Treat Creations for Education Week

May 11, 2018
​As part of their Education Week activities, the NOVA class at Iroquois Falls Secondary School had the pleasure of learning how to decorate tasty treats!  Educational Assistant - and talented cake decorator - Lisa McIntyre demonstrated to the students how to carefully utilize a variety of techniques to decorate cakes.  Each student...

Girls in Gear is Back!

May 10, 2018
​Northern College and Fire Service Women Ontario are pleased to offer a unique opportunity for grade 11 and 12 female high school students - Girls in Gear!!  This event provides students the opportunity to try out firefighting, as well as paramedicine as career options!  Girls in Gear enables students to explore First...

Mental Health Week in Iroquois Falls

May 08, 2018
​Grade 7 and 8 students at Iroquois Falls Secondary School (Elementary) came together to create some positivity and kindness for Mental Health Week. They painted rocks to distribute around the community. The students connected and took notice in the simple things that give them joy. 


2018 Fun Pass

May 04, 2018
​Celebrate the summer with savings when you plan a trip to Ontario's attractions with the 2018 Fun Pass. The 2018 Fun Pass coupons provide free admission for up to two elementary school-aged children at 18 popular attractions when accompanied by a paying adult or senior. Parents can also save $5 on...

Weaving of Antler Dream Catchers

April 24, 2018
​ Students in this semester's Expressing Aboriginal Cultures course at Iroquois Falls Secondary School recently put their creativity to work creating dream catchers by weaving sinew around reindeer antlers and embellishing them with traditional materials like the feathers of prey animals. Carole Lynn Robin, a local Photographer and Maker, facilitated the Dream Catcher workshop. Steve  Walasek, a local farmer...

Read-a-thon a Real Success

April 24, 2018
​ Grade 7 & 8 students participated in a Read-a-thon on March 28th, 2018. This was an organized fundraiser for their trip to Sudbury. As part of this event, the group went to Iroquois Falls Public School to read with students in the primary grades. It was a collaborative activity enjoyed...

United Support for Humboldt

April 16, 2018
​ On Thursday, April 12th, 2018, students from Iroquois Falls Secondary School, Iroquois Falls Secondary School - Elementary Division, and Ecole Secondaire Alliance joined forces to honor the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy, and to help all those suffering know that they are not alone. We stand united in...

I.F.S.S. Students Hosts Relay for Life Rally

April 16, 2018
​ On Friday, April 13th, students from Iroquois Falls Secondary School hosted a "Relay Rally" to kick off the fundraising initiatives for the Relay for Life event, to be held on June 1st. "It was an amazing kick off introducing the staff, students and community members to the committee and sharing all...