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.

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 .

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