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.

Millerton School students have four new classmates this term who are visiting from Colombia and will be attending classes until the last week in November. Visit Colombian Students .

A number of middle schools and high schools in Anglophone North School District offered orientation programs for students starting in their schools for the first time on September 5th. The purposes of the programs (WEB - M.S. and Boomerang - H.S.) were to let new students gain familiarity with their new schools, meet their teachers, particpate in "ice breaking" activities and to establish a feeling that they belong. For photos visit http://www.district16.nbed.nb.ca/gallery/asd-n-web-and-boomerang-school-orientation-programs .

The social studies students of Madame Squire and Madame Stewart at Dr. Losier Middle School finished their year’s work in Canadian studies by re-affirming their allegiance to Canada in a ceremony held at the school on June 14. Following the recital of the oath of allegiance Madame Lyne Montsion, the French Second Language Specialist for District 16, presented each student with a certificate signed by the Honourable Jason Kenny, federal Minister for Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism. Mavis Williamson of the Miramichi Multicultural Association addressed the students pointing out that many people the world over are keen to become Canadian citizens because of the rights and freedoms this country provides. The ceremony was followed by a short reception in the school’s cafeteria.

Students in grade 4D of Harkins Elementary School, recipients of the Young Citizens Award at the recent District 16 Heritage Fair, would like you to view a video presentation of their work “A Historical Tour of Necastle”. They would also appreciate your vote (visit Vote For Us) as this video is one of 200 from across Canada taking part in a contest hosted by Canadian History for Kids.  To view the video and vote visit Historical Tour of Newcastle Entry .

Students of Tabusintac School entertained a crowd of upwards of 200 guests in a crowded tent on the property of Loraine and Myles Wishart on Monday June 11th. The event was a public presentation of eight months of learning about local history centered on the arrival in the late 1700’s of Charlotte Taylor, referred to often as the “mother of Tabusintac,” and her life in the community. Special guests included ...

Having recently visited Green Gables on Prince Edward Island, the characters in Harkins Elementary School’s upcoming production of “Anne” have gained insights into Lucy Maude Montgomery’s stories based in the fictional Avonlea. Their on-stage performances on Wed. June 13 will ...

The First Annual Upper Elementary Mountain Bike Race was considered by all to be a great success. There were 32 riders competing from NSEE, Croft and Gretna Green schools. Race organizers expressed pride in the participants for "toughing out" the weather. It was a very "Canadian" experience. In both the boys and girls finals the race winners fought hard for their spots. Thanks is extended to ...

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