Anglophone North School District recently presented the Celebrate the Spirit Awards to four recipients at the Parent School Support Committee (PSSC) Appreciation Dinner held in Bathurst. The award is given to recognize groups or individuals who have contributed “above and beyond” to our district and, by virtue of their mere presence in our schools, have enhanced the positive and enthusiastic culture the makes ASD-N a great place to educate children. The award, a beautiful ...

Four ASD-N students were recognized for their sportsmanship in high school sports by the New Brunswick Interscholastic Athletic Association at 10th Annual Sportsmanship Awards Banquet which was held Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 at St. Thomas University in Fredericton. The students who received the Raymond Légère Sportsmanship Award are Larissa Bryenton of Blackville School, Andrea Dinan of James M. Hill High School, Michael MacKay of Miramichi Valley High School and James Lee of Bonar Law Memorial School. These students are pictured above along with their fellow award winners from across the province. Photo courtesy of the NBIAA.

Congratulations to Josanna Hickey of Bathurst High School. She recently was named as one of 16 students from across Canada to win a Beaverbrook Vimy Prize. Josanna will spend two weeks in August visiting the Vimy Ridge Memorial and other historic sites in Europe sharing the experience with 15 other young Canadians.  This scholarship aims to “educate and inspire students through the historic Battle of Vimy Ridge, where Canada came of age and was then recognized on the world stage”. For more on this program visit Beaverbrook Vimy Prize and Taking on Europe .

The ASD-N Regional Drama Festival was held at James M. Hill High School on Tuesday May 12th.  Three plays were presented in the morning. Robin Hood was performed by Nelson Rural School. The Wonders of Storybook Land was performed by Napan Elementary School.  The Little Mermaid was performed by Gretna Green Elementary School. After lunch workshops were held for the young actors, conducted by the Theatre Arts students of James. M. Hill. These sessions covered choreography, make-up, acting skills, set design and performance warm-up techniques. The adjudicators, Ms. Judy Losier and Mr. Loyd Cameron, complimented the performers and ...

On Saturday, May 2nd, 23 French Immersion and Post-Intensive French students from ASD-N travelled to the Université de Moncton to take part in the provincial Concours d'art oratoire.  All the students did very well and represented our district with pride. Dominic Laviolette, a grade 12 student from Bathurst High School received first place in the Early French Immersion category and won a trip to Ottawa to compete in the National French Oratory Competition. Five other ASD-N students walked away winners as well ...