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Posted: February 4, 2011

The Miramichi Rotary Pond Hockey Tournament takes place this weekend and once again students of District 16 will be involved in video recording games and interviews from the ice surface. This is the third successive pond hockey tournament in which students have had the opportunity to use technology to present the tournament to a broad audience via the internet. This authentic community based involvement gives the students a chance to apply classroom learning in a direct and meaningful way and have their efforts published.

Posted: January 28, 2011

Gretna Green Elementary School in Douglastown-Miramichi is thrilled to announce a partnership with local Tim Hortons businesses that will help them realize the refurbishment to their Story Land Park. Visit Remarkable Donation at the Gretna Green Elementary School web site.

Posted: January 26, 2011

Posted: January 25, 2011

D16 Students Present at 2010 Regional Science Fair in FrederictonThe March deadline for the annual District 16 science fairs will soon be here. The fair for the elementary grades 3 to 5, will be held at Gretna Green Elementary on March 23, and the fair for middle and high school students will be on March 29, at Dr. Losier Middle School. Both fairs will run from 9:00 am until 12:00 noon. Projects can be entered in one of four categories: 1. Bio-technology, Health and Life Science, 2. Computing and Engineering, 3. Earth and Environmental Science, 4. Physical and Mathematical Science.

Posted: January 18, 2011

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Posted: January 18, 2011

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Posted: January 17, 2011

The next phase of the “1:1 Netbook Pilot Project” is underway. Each student at Eleanor W. Graham Middle School in Rexton, presently has the use of a small laptop computer known as a netbook to use in class and take home each day for research and homework assignments. An information meeting for parents was held at EWG Middle School on Wednesday, January 12, 2011.  This meeting provided information to parents on Policy 311, NB Dept.

Posted: January 14, 2011

Posted: January 12, 2011

A number of District 16 students and teachers have special thoughts for the victims of the earthquake in Haiti on this anniversary of the tragedy. For example, students and teachers at Harkins Middle School have been very active in providing support for a small library for Carlos and his classmates at an orphanage in Port-au-Prince. Visit For Carlos and His Classmates . Students in the World Issues Class at Bonar Law Memorial School are actively working through the aid organization ONEXONE to provide support to and raise awareness of, the ongoing needs of the Haitian recovery program.

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