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Posted: October 27, 2017

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.

Posted: October 16, 2017

Do you want a fun way to fit more non-fiction into your classroom?

 Participate in the Non-fiction Picture Book Read Aloud Challenge!!!

October 23rd-November 17th.

Contact Karen MacDonald for more details: karen.macdonald@nbed.nb.ca

Posted: October 10, 2017

For Anglophone School Districts, registration will take place at your local school from October 10th‑13th for children who will turn five by December 31, 2018 and who start school in September 2018.

 

Posted: October 6, 2017

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.

Posted: October 4, 2017

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.

Posted: September 25, 2017

Max Aitken Academy’s grade 6-8 students hosted Margaret (Ward) Barnaby from Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation on Friday, September 15. She spoke to the students about Orange Shirt Day and the importance of recognizing and understanding the history and legacy of the Indian Residential School system in Canada.

This is an important topic for Margaret because she is a Survivor of this dark chapter in our history as well as, her mother and other family members. She attended what was known as Shubenacadie Indian Residential School located in Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia. 

Posted: September 20, 2017

Miramichi Rural has been chosen by EECD as one of four schools in the province to pilot FLORA - French Learning Opportunities for Rural Areas. Principal Zoella Vienneau will be teaching the program to students from kindergarten to grade 3.

Posted: September 20, 2017

Last year, during the annual APEGNB Pumpkin Fling in Miramichi, schools from ASD-N were challenged to modify trebuchets and launch projectiles at a target for cash prizes. The event was such a huge success the engineers have invited us back for the 2017 Pumpkin Fling happening on September 30th at Waterford Green in Miramichi from 10am-3pm.

Posted: September 17, 2017

Zanmi Beni Children’s home in Croix des Bouquets Haiti houses 64 vulnerable children.

Posted: September 1, 2017

With the band “Dropkick Murphys” blaring in the background the new Superintendent of Anglophone North School District, Mr. Mark Donovan, made his way to the stage and brought forth a message of innovation, professionalism, risk taking and rejuvenation. This message was delivered during opening day professional learning sessions on August 28th in Miramichi and August 29th in Bathurst.

Mr. Donovan's words were backed by a commitment to action in the form of some exciting new initiatives that had teachers in ASD-N buzzing. These include, but are not limited to:

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