Three teachers in Anglophone North School District have been recently recognized by their peers for their work in Physical Education. Ms Mae Cameron of Sugarloaf High School, Campbellton, Mr. Jamie Henderson of North and South Esk Elementary School, Sunny Corner and Ms Denise Pugh of Nelson Rural School, Miramichi each received their awards at the New Brunswick Physical Education Society’s (NBPES) annual conference in Fredericton on October 10th.

In the accompanying photos Ms Cameron, Mr. Henderson and Ms Pugh respectively, are shown receiving their awards from Garth Wade, NBPES Past President and Ross Campbell NBPES President.

Below is a brief description of the contribution each has made to their respective schools as seen by their colleagues.

The Bathurst High School’s community provides a service considered very important to student learning. That service is breakfast. Bathurst High School (BHS) is not alone in Anglophone North School District, nor the province, in providing this service but is actively seeking volunteers to support the program. Encouraged and promoted by the national non-profit organization Breakfast for Learning ™  the BHS program ...

United Commercial Travelers 827 is proud to announce that Veda Haggarty, a student at the time at Parkwood Heights Elementary School, Bathurst, placed second in the North American international UCT 2011-2012 Safety Poster Contest.  Her theme centered on the importance of wearing a helmet in a variety of recreational activities. Having previously won ...

This month a number of schools in Anglophone North School District are participating in the International Walk to School program that encourages students to be physically active and to take advantage of such opportunities in their daily routine. International Walk to School Day has been designated as Wednesday October 10 and the day chosen by Harcourt School for this event. North and South Esk Elementary held their walk to school event on Friday October 5th.  Some of their students and leaders are shown in the accompanying photograph. For more information visit Walk to School .

The beautiful September weather that has continued into October  has been great for the outdoor after-school sports programs for ASD-N schools. High participation rates at the elementary and middle school levels in both cross country running and soccer  seem to be the norm as shown by Thursday’s events at Nelson Rural School.  Visit Fall Sports .

Hair was flying at Croft Elementary on Thursday, September 27th 2012 in remembrance of Terry Fox!  Alexa Matchett, a grade 5 Croft student, had her ponytail donated to help make a wig for cancer patients.  Mrs Robichaud also donated her ponytail which was cut-off by student Rebecca Hare.  Tickets were sold to students for $1 each for a chance to cut-off the teacher’s ponytail.  In total the hair cutting event raised  ...

Metepenagiag First Nation’s Heritage Park on the beautiful Northwest Miramichi River was the location for a Thanksgiving Dinner for 35 international students presently attending schools in Anglophone North School District (ANSD) on September 27th. Students from Germany, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and China along with their host families enjoyed a ...

 

As part of the province-wide anti-bullying week program, an informative message was delivered September 25th to three high schools in Anglophone North School District by Travis Price. Mr. Price of Coldbrook, Nova Scotia, is the originator of Pink Shirt Day, a movement that has taken on a life of its own that started when he and a friend wore pink shirts to school in ...

Anti-Bullying Awareness Week  is being observed throughout the province’s school system  this week, September 24 to 28. Visit Anti-Bullying Week for NB Education Minister Jody Carr’s announcement. Below are four pdf documents that have been made available by the department.

Anglophone North School District is pleased to welcome four educators from Holland who are in New Brunswick on a study trip this week to learn about education in Canada. Their main interest is at the primary/elementary school levels and they are visiting schools and classrooms in Miramichi, Metepenagiag, Bathurst, Dalhousie Campbellton and Rexton. All are experienced teachers and are welcoming the opportunity to talk to New Brunswick teachers and school administrators to compare education systems and find out about approaches to teaching that may be useful to them in Holland. See Dutch Educators Visit ANSD for photos.

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