The Boys and Girls Club of Miramichi
is inviting all girls between 12 and 14 to a special events day at the club on SaturdayNovember 1st.There is no cost to attend and the event will
take place from 10:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.Call 778-2444 or register online at Miramichi Boys and
Girls Club Girl Power Day. See poster attached below.
AN INVITATION - Wednesday, Oct 22, 6 - 7:30 pm, Harkins Middle School, Learn more about the science and technology being used by your friends and neighbours! Illuminate is a chance for students, their families, and community members to talk to professionals about their jobs ... and to see and even handle the tools and technologies being used in different Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields, right in their own hometown! The event is free, and open to the public. Science East educators will also be conducting workshops with students at Harkins Middle School.
This event is scheduled to take place also in Rexton at EWG Middle School on Wed. Nov. 5th. For more information, please call Angela Chang at 506-470-5179, or email email@example.com .
Students at North and South Esk Regional High School were
treated to a feast on October 15th as they celebrated Mi’kmaq
History Month. The afternoon meal, preceded
by a presentation by Elder George Paul, included traditional Mi’kmaq food such
as salmon, moose and fiddlehead ferns which were followed by cake and cookies. For
photos visit Feast. In the address by “Traditional Elder” George Paul of Metepenagiag
First Nation, students were told about
some of his personal experiences in becoming aware of his culture and
traditions and how important they are to him. Mr. Paul devotes much of his time
promoting the revival of Mi’kmaq songs, chants and ceremonies and has done so for more
than 30 years. He has been recognized for his work with, among other honours
and involvements, the presentation of the Queen Elizabeth Golden Jubilee Medal
in 2004. During his talk Mr. Paul performed an honour song that he wrote and
later encouraged the NSER students to sing part of it with him. View Mi’kmaq Honour Song.
Physical Educators from across the province assembled
recently at Miramichi Valley High School (MVHS) for the annual “Remember When”
conference, hosted by Anglophone North School District on behalf of the New Brunswick
Physical Education Society (NBPES). The theme of the conference was “Step
Outside Your Comfort Zone” with the intention of encouraging teachers to
provide opportunities for their students to determine their own challenges as
they participate in an active lifestyle. Great care is taken of course to
present the perceived challenges, in a safe, low risk environment. The epitome
of such a challenge is demonstrated by the ...
Anglophone North School District recently hosted a
delegation of four educators from Brazil. They visited the school district with
officials from Atlantic Education International, the Fredericton based agency
that promotes international students attending New Brunswick Schools and also
recruits educators for service in other countries. Students from Brazil are
amongst more than 80 international students presently attending ASD-N schools.
The list of countries also includes Colombia, Turkey, Germany, Mexico and
China. The photo above includes four Brazilian students attending James M. Hill
High School as well as the visiting Brazilian educators, AEI and ASD-N officials.
Hundreds of ASD-N high school
students in senior grades are having an opportunity this week to take a serious
look at their future career options. Each high school in turn is hosting a travelling
exposition organized by theAtlantic
Association of Registrars and Admissions Officers (AARAO). Universities and
colleges throughout the Atlantic Region participate in this annual event, sending displays and personnel, which
allows students a close to home “one
stop” opportunity to talk to the representatives and explore many of their options once they graduate from high
school. To see photos visit AARAO.