ASDN has been monitoring the situation in PEI and NS throughout the day. At no time was there any information supporting credible threats to any school in NB.
Please be assured that both Police and schools have well established protocols for managing these issues. Barring further information, these sound local practices should guide any decisions to ensure safety and security in both the community and at school.
As part of the 2016 APEGNB Pumpkin Fling, students from ASD-N will have the opportunity to compete for Cash Prizes in the first ever mini-trebuchet contest. The contest will take place September 24, 2016 on Chatham's Waterford Green in Miramichi, NB.
17 year old Bathurst High Student, Toni Mullen attended a two week excursion in Northern Canada and Greenland. Toni, who can be seen holding the Bathurst Flag, attended with 100 students as an international youth education program. Educators on the trip included climate change scientists, glaciologists, teachers, historians and Inuit elders.
Several important vaccines are offered to students in grades 7 and 9 in New Brunswick. These vaccines are free and are given at the school by Public Health Nurses. For more information, please see the attached documents.
Due to maximization of class sizes, as of June 15, 2016, we will not be in a position to approve out of zone transfer requests until after September 30, 2016. All requests coming in from June 15th on will be numbered and we will revisit requests and make approvals based on availability at the end of September.
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.