Posted: June 23, 2015

The School Naming Committee is looking for suggestions for the name of the merged Dalhousie Middle and High Schools which will be operating as a single school this fall. Details are attached below.

Posted: June 16, 2015

A sod turning ceremony was held June 15th at Gretna Green Elementary School, Miramichi to mark upgrades and renovations to the school that are to begin this summer. The almost $10 000 000 project to add teaching stations, a new gym, administrative areas and other improvements will span 3 years to minimize disruptions to the school’s operation. Students from the school attended the event held under sunny skies on the front lawn and showed considerable excitement realizing that many of them will continue at the school beyond grade 5 as the renovations will

Posted: June 15, 2015

Monday, June 8th, Harkins Middle School presented a Chinese Cultural Exposition. Students the grade 6 Blue Team, headed by Mrs. Blakley-Doucette, as well as Ms. Beers’ social studies students from 8E1, 8E2, 8L1, and 8L2, presented projects created with the help of Ms. Zhang  Xiaoyu. Projects included Blue & White Porcelain painting,   Blow painting, lantern making, traditional Chinese Bamboo dancing, Chinese paper cutting, Beijing Opera Mask fabrication, chopstick practice, Calligraphy, Pinyin card creation, Chinese tea making, authentic

Posted: June 9, 2015

The Miramichi Track and Field Club will be hosting an event for children, aged 8-13, on Monday, June 22nd at the JMH track, from 6-7pm.  It's the Run, Jump, Throw (RJT) Regional meet (which is replacing the former Hershey meet).  It is open to anyone, free for those who participated in the RJT 12 Challenges, and $5 for all others. From this meet, the top 8 in each event will qualify to go to the provincial RJT meet, on July 11th in Moncton, and from there, may be selected to be on Team NB for the Atlantic RJT series. 

Posted: June 8, 2015

The students of Croft Elementary School joined a number of dignitaries to officially “turn the sod”, to begin construction of the new K to 8 school in Miramichi West. All of the students present will be attending the school scheduled to open in the fall of 2017and there was a considerable excitement on display. The kindergarten students, anxious for the completion of the new facility, even showed up willing to lend a hand, hard hats and all! The crowd on hand heard comments regarding the significance of the project and what it will mean for the future of Miramichi from the dignitaries

Posted: June 4, 2015

The World’s Tiniest Teachers were celebrated on Monday, June 1st at the Miramichi Kincenter at our annual Roots of Empathy Baby Celebration. This year 18 classrooms in our area experienced the Roots of Empathy program. Over 300 children experienced first-hand the opportunity to watch their visiting babies  grow and learn while becoming more caring and compassionate citizens. As Isaac Trevors, Grade 1 student at St. Andrews Elementary told the group, “ when our baby smiles it warms my heart”.  School and community partners who helped make this program happen in our

Posted: June 1, 2015

Upwards of 50 elementary school students gathered recently at Croft Elementary School in Miramichi to determine who are the best spellers. Nine elementary schools participated in the ASD-N Spelling Bee for grade levels kindergarten through grade 5 on Friday May 29th. The earnest young spellers were fully engaged and made their best efforts, writing boards in hand, listening carefully and taking on the challenge of some very difficult words as the competition progressed. Attached below is a list of the eventual winners and runners-up.  For photos visit Spelling Bee .

Posted: May 28, 2015

Andrea Bell, a grade 11 student at Miramichi Valley High School has been awarded second place nationally in the Royal Canadian Legion Remembrance Day contest for poetry in the Senior category. In addition to the certificate recognizing her accomplishment, she received a $500.00 cash prize. Her poem, “Row by Row” is attached below.   


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