The ASD-N STEM team would like to invite one and all to attend STEMfest 2016. This exciting, first time event will be taking place from 10am-3pm on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Miramichi Valley High School. STEMfest 2016 promises to be a fun-filled day of learning with engaging, innovative, and creative hands-on activities for K-12 students, parents, and educators from Anglophone North School District.
On Wednesday evening, April 13th, Jacquet River School hosted the ASD-N French Oratorical Competition. There were 39 competitors in total from grades 6 to 12 enrolled in the Early and Late Immersion programs as well as from the Post-Intensive French program. All of the speeches were extremely well done and the judges were very impressed. The winners have the opportunity to participate in the upcoming provincial competition on May 7th at the Université de Moncton. Congratulations to a
ASD-N District 2016 STEM Fairs have proven to be a tremendous success! In total ASD-N held four different fairs over the course of three weeks. This involved over 185 projects and close to 300 students participating. Things kicked off during the last week of March with Grade 6-12 events at Bathurst High School & James M. Hill, then followed up with District Fairs at Terry Fox Elementary & Nelson Rural School last week.
Anglophone North School District students showed they are second to none when it comes to competing at the Provincial level. At the River Valley Regional STEM Fair held at UNB on Friday, April 15th, ASD-N students claimed 9 of the 18 prizes available in the Middle School category. Shannon Bowes (Dr. Losier Middle School) and Elsa Cunnison (Superior Middle School) both received Gold Awards for their projects, while ASD-N participants also took home 2 Silver and 5 Bronze prizes.
Congratulations to the grade 2 students at Lord Beaverbrook School and Jacquet River School who recently completed the fall session of the Elf Program. The three students who participated did very well. A winter session will be starting at LBS on February 15th.