Dalhousie Regional High School held their annual “Trick or Eat” food drive on October 31st. Grade 9 students went door-to-door, in costume, collecting non-perishable food items for the Restigouche County Volunteer Action Association (RCVAA) food bank. Total amount collected for this year was 1195 pounds of food valued at $2987.50. This will help members of our community who are in need. Way to go DRHS!
The Miramichi East Playground Committee is entering the Aviva Community Fund Contest. The committee would like everyone in our beautiful community and beyond to vote for the playground. They are hoping to win $100 000 for their cause.
Anglophone North Schools welcomed 120 international students partnered with The Atlantic Education International program. The students attending our schools are from countries such as Columbia, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Germany, Turkey and China. Special thanks to our home stay parents and AEI coordinators who open up their homes and hearts to provide Canadian cultural experiences for these students. See gallery for more photos.
The Miramichi and Bathurst Bell Aliant Pioneers in partnership with Staples have once again provided Backpacks for students in need. The Aliant Pioneers distributed in excess of 1747 backpacks to schools within the province for the September School Year. Close to 300 backpacks were donated in the Northern Region. A huge thank you from students and families of Anglophone North School District.
There was plenty of excitement in air, not to mention pumpkins, apples, tennis balls, and just about everything else that could be flung or fired at the 2016 APEGNB Pumpkin Fling held this past Saturday on the Waterford Green in Miramichi. This annual event organized and hosted by the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of New Brunswick has become a community staple over the past 14 years.
Dalhousie Regional High School is working with the New Brunswick Association for Community Living to help bring awareness of the support provided by this agency for people with intellectual disabilities. How does it work? DRHS will collect garbage bags of used clothing and NBACL will provide a monetary contribution for each bag collected. Please see poster for more details.
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.