News from around St. Marys.

Ice rescue training at the Quarry

The St. Marys Quarry is more than just Canada’s largest outdoor freshwater swimming pool. On Saturday, January 26, 2019, local firefighters used the Quarry to conduct ice rescue training and pull “victims” from a pre-cut opening in the water. The exercise was an opportunity for firefighters to practice with their ice rescue equipment. To prepare…

Tech Tuesday at South Perth

Students in grades one/two and three/four at South Perth Centennial School have been engaged in a program called Tech Tuesday for the past few months. Lead teachers Nicole King and Brenda Pincombe have been working with students on mastering three different technologies: Ozobots, Mini Spheros and Code & Go Robotics Mice. One of the focuses…