On November 20th 2017, all Kindergarten teachers participated in bringing joy and purposeful play to our classrooms. Kimberly Stewart and Dr. Sherry Rose shared igniting opportunities for reinforcing the tremendous value of children’s play. Children are designed to play! Play helps develop social skills, memory, emotional awareness, and creative problem - solving. Play isn’t a luxury! It’s a Necessity!
As adults and children, play has an essential role in fueling our happiness and intelligence throughout our lives and it is essential to our health as sleep and food. Let’s Play!
Ms. Krista Betts educator at EWG Middle School in Rexton was recently awarded the Senate 150 Anniversary Medal from Senator Rose May Poirier. In photo l. to r. Mr. Greg Theriault, Principal of EWG Middle School, Kevin Scully mentor and former coach, Ms. Betts, Ms. Poirier, Mr. Dean Mutch, Director of Schools for ASD-N Miramichi/Rexton.
The Senate 150th Anniversary Medal commemorates the first time senators came to Ottawa to sit in Parliament, on November 6, 1867.
“Making the Choice” parent information meetings for French Second Language Programs will be offered throughout Anglophone North School District from November 29th-December 13th. Please see the attachment for more information and details.
The rollout of STEM Bins has been completed in ASD-N and an exciting new competition has been launched. K-1 classes from around the district are invited to participate in monthly STEM challenges in their classrooms and compete for prizes. Teachers are asked to share pictures and videos of their students completing the challenge and their names will be entered into a draw for a prize. These challenges will be sent out via e-mail each month.
Max Aitken Academy was filled with plenty of energy and excitement on Thursday evening as it hosted "Brilliant Night". This outstanding event was planned and organized by ASD-N Numeracy Leads Kelly Richard and Kelly Russell and featured numerous STEM and Math related activities for K-5 students, although many parents seemed to be having a great time as well. There were numerous stations set up throughout the building including a dynamic Brilliant Labs display featuring an Interactive wall, m-bots, coding catepillars and more.
A total of ten schools from Anglophone North School District and one from Anglophone East took part in the 2nd Annual ASD-N Catapult Challenge held this past Saturday afternoon at the Waterford Green in Miramichi.
On Friday, September 29th Anglophone North School District celebrated and commemorated Survivors of the Indian Residential School system and those who did not make it home. A "BIG" thank you goes out to all those who worked hard across the district to make this day such a success! The district was a sea of orange and many activities took place leading up to the day and on the day of September 29th. The accompanying picture shows the Miramichi Education Centre Staff who showed their support by wearing orange.