Computer 110 students at Miramichi Valley High School intend to soon explore the underwater environments of local bodies of water … without getting wet! This goal is to be achieved through a series of learning activities such as on-line research, collaboration amongst themselves and with like-minded researchers nationally and internationally, problem solving and yes, computer science. These learning activities will lead them to ...

Two Anglophone North School District teachers received Provincial honours this past weekend. Kathy Grebenc, principal (retired), Superior Middle School in Bathurst and Christy Jamieson, head of Education Support Teacher-Resource Department, Miramichi Valley High School, Miramichi, were presented with The Minister’s Excellence in Teaching Award at a ceremony in Fredericton on Saturday. The annual event also recognized eight other educators from across the province for the 2013-2014 school year. For more information visit The Minister’s Excellence in Teaching Award. The above photo is of Ms. Grebenc. A photo of Ms. Jamieson was not available.

Students of Eleanor W. Graham Middle School recently participated in the Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest with Brooklyn Corbett submitting a winning entry. Details

Bullying Prevention Week is planned for the week of November 17th through 21st and is being held in conjunction with Child Rights Education Week. Preceding this week of promoting the rights of the child and efforts against bullying is the International Day for Tolerance ,  Sunday November 16th.  Many schools in ASD-N will be conducting various activities through the week , striving to meet the objectives  of this important international campaign. See the attachment below for more information.

Miramichi Valley High School history teacher Brandon Savage spoke at the Remembrance Day Ceremony held at the Civic Centre, Newcastle-Miramichi, on November 11th. In his address to the more than 2000 in attendance he emphasized the importance of remembering and the need to ensure that young people today understand. Noting that this year marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of WWI, he expressed confidence that in another 100 years the act of remembrance will be as significant then as now. Mr. Savage recounted a trip he made one year ago to Canadian war graves in Holland accompanied by students from MVHS, James M. Hill H.S. and Bathurst High. They were there to commemorate the lives of individual soldiers at their grave sites along with local Dutch students from St. Canisius School who participated in the collaborative project. The full text of Mr. Savages speech is attached below.

Remembrance Day was observed recently in schools across ASD-N with the holding of ceremonies at student assemblies. Choirs sang commemorative songs, students made speeches and recited poetry. Colour parties made up of cadets, guides and scouts paraded into gymnasiums leading the guests of hounour, armed forces veterans, many from the school’s own community.  
     In addition to these ceremonies schools found other ways to ...