Posted: March 20, 2014

The ASD-N CUTE Awards 2014 were held Wednesday March 19th, at the James M. Hill High School Theatre.  The Creative Use of Technology in Education (CUTE) Awards are held annually to highlight the work of students and teachers using digital technology. The use of digital technology is considered an important aspect of learning in the 21st century and contributes to the mastery of the curriculum’s learning outcomes. Moreover technology provides excellent opportunities for communication within a school’s community. To see

Posted: March 19, 2014

Feeling both proud and sad, staff and students at North and South Esk Elementary School in Sunny Corner recently unveiled the Mike Buggie Leadership Award. This award will to be presented yearly to a grade 6 student  has exemplified leadership amongst his or her peers, has made a positive contribution to the school and community, is in good academic and social standing, and has gone above and beyond the call of duty. Mike Buggie was a dedicated principal, teacher, and colleague who made significant contributions not only to the learning community at NSEE but also to the community of Sunny

Posted: March 15, 2014

Please view the attached document for a complete list of CUTE Awards finalists.  We hope to see everyone at the show on March 19, 2014.

Posted: March 9, 2014

MANGO and the ASD-N Healthy Learners Team are promoting healthy family meals during Nutrition Month.Instead of “fast food” think “convenience food”. Read more to learn about some shortcuts to quick, healthy & delicious meals…Healthier convenience foods, combined with fresh ingredients, can help you make tasty meals in minutes. Choose items with less sodium, fat and sugar. Here are 10 convenience foods that make great healthier shortcuts: 1.Light canned tuna or canned salmon 2.Pre-cut butternut squash 3.Canned legumes such as

Posted: March 6, 2014

Eleven students from Dalhousie Regional High School participated in a Canadian Blood Services blood donor clinic held on February 26th at the Dalhousie Lions Club Hall. June Harquail, organizer of the event, was very proud of the students and stressed how important it is to give blood.  She is hopeful  more students donate blood  at future clinics.

Posted: March 4, 2014

Visit Campbellton Tigers – Tide Head School Project

Posted: February 26, 2014

Does your teacher have a classroom or subject web page that supports your classroom experience? Are you and your fellow students so proud of your school that you are busting to let others know about it? Have you used technology in your classroom to help you learn? If so then the 2014 ASD-N CUTE Awards are for you.Does your teacher have a classroom or subject web page that supports your classroom experience? Are you and your fellow students so proud of your school that you are busting to let others know about it?

Posted: February 25, 2014

Pink Shirt Day across Canada is Wednesday February 26th. Pink Shirt Day originated in Nova Scotia when two students organized the day to protest against bullying in their school. They distributed pink shirts to all of the boys to wear in empathy with a boy who was being bullied. The day has grown over the years and now we are all asked to wear pink on this day to help stop bullying. A number of schools in ASD-N are marking this day, on or about Feb. 26th. On-going anti-bullying campaigns are conducted throughout the school year in many

Posted: February 20, 2014

On February 12th Jacquet River School completed its first session of the ELF Program.  Four children participated and their teachers were very pleased with their progress. A second session of the program is being planned following March break. The program organizers felt very fortunate to find volunteers through a partnership with the New Brunswick Community College in Belledune. Four students attending the local campus were able to come and volunteer as part of their day.  Many thanks to Tracy Culligan, coordinator of


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