“This class has become so much more than just a course for me. It really became a passion of mine. It has changed my outlook on life.” This reflection came from Maggie Jardine, a grade 12 student from Miramichi Valley High School, while being interview by CBC radio about her recent experience taking a class that focused on planning, organizing, fundraising and volunteering for the New Brunswick Special Olympics Winter Games held in Miramichi from February 21st to 24th.
On Friday, February 15th, the Grade 6H class at Nelson Rural School hosted a Flag Day Ceremony for students, teachers and guests. Students presented readings to explain why we have Flag Day. Several songs celebrating Canada were performed throughout the concert in both official languages.
Anglophone North School District was notified late last evening that a book containing racist messaging was discovered at one of our elementary schools.A variety of steps and actions have been taken since that time, and all staff have been notified.
Miramichi Valley High School teacher, Brandon Savage, was part of the team that worked with the Royal Canadian Mint to solve the mystery of the identity of the soldier whose face is portrayed on its 2019 Silver Dollar commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. Mr. Savage, the grandson of a soldier of the North Shore Regiment, helped identify the soldier as Private George Herman Baker, a member of No. 3 Platoon of the North Shore Regiment who landed at Juno Beach on June 6, 1944.
In the event that schools are closed on Monday, January 21, due to the snow storm that is in the forecast for this weekend, the DEC meeting will be held the following night on Tuesday, January 22, at 6:00 p.m.
If schools are open on Monday, the DEC meeting will continue to be held as scheduled on Monday evening at 6:00 p.m.
Anglophone North School District is set to begin beta testing a snow day notification app. The Snow Day Notifier App was created by Alex Leslie, a grade 12 student from Miramichi Valley High School. Students, parents, and teachers who download the app will receive notifications when Anglophone North Schools are canceled due to weather-related events.
What’s Cool About My School (W-CAMS) is an initiative started by Anglophone North School District in October 2018. The goal of W-CAMS is to profile the things about our schools that are unique and make us proud.
Each episode features a student co-host and is shot and edited by a student video production team.
What's Cool About My School: Episode 3 highlights Miramichi Rural School's focus on French language instruction despite its small size and not having an immerision program.