The provincial “Speak Out”
competition was held at St. Thomas University in Fredericton on May 23rd.
Strong performances were given by all ASD-N representatives in the six
categories with two students receiving awards in Spoken Word; Jillian Esliger
of Jacquet River School, first place in the middle school division and
Olivia Hamilton of Bathurst High, second place in the high school division. For
a complete list of winners and who is who in the photo see attachment below.
The principal of Superior Middle School in Bathurst, Kathy Grebenc, was
recently awarded the Vince
Sunderland Memorial Award for Outstanding Educational Leadership. This award is
presented by the Department of Education to a member of the New Brunswick
Teachers’ Association who, as a school administrator, shows outstanding
leadership qualities. These leadership qualities are demonstrated in areas such
as curriculum delivery and assessment and excellent interpersonal skills as
well as in the creation of a school climate that fosters community involvement and
The Bathurst area Turnaround Achievement
Awards ceremony was held at the Atlantic Host Hotel on May 28th. Six
area students were recognized last Wednesday evening for their accomplishments in
academics and overcoming obstacles in their schooling. They were honoured with
a special dinner and were given awards and gifts. The guest speaker was Kirk
Aubie of the Bathurst Youth Centre, himself a Turnaround Achievement Award recipient
from a decade ago. Supporters of the event were the departments of Social Development
and Post Secondary Training and Labour as well as the Richelieu Club of
What to eat before exercising?
Did you know that it is important to energize yourself
by eating well before playing sports, or going for a run? Carbohydrates are the
most important type of nutrient that someone need for energy before a game. You
can get these by eating fruits, vegetables grains such as pasta, spaghetti, or
breads. Avoid food containing high levels of sugar before a game, such as candy
bars or pop.
It is good to eat a meal with lots
of energy and carbohydrates 2-3 hours before being active. This gives the food
The second of three Turnaround Achievement Awards ceremonies was held in Miramichi on May 27th at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel. The ceremony for the Campbellton and Dalhousie area was held earlier this month and the Bathurst area ceremony is scheduled for May 28th. Twenty-six area students were recognized Tuesday evening for their accomplishment in overcoming obstacles in their lives that interfered with their progress. More than 200 people attended the gala event sponsored by the Rotary Club of Chatham and Beaubear Credit Union. Guest Speaker, Mr.
On May 8th, 2014 in Dalhousie Regional High School hosted an art show in
conjunction with the annual DRHS variety show. The art show featured work from
the 2013-2014 school year and represented all grade and ability levels. There
were more than 170 pieces of work on display. The show was well attended by the
public with almost 250 people in the audience. The art work was a welcome
addition to the variety show, many people took their time to view all the
talent DRHS has to offer.
Enterprise Greater Moncton recently awarded several ASD-N student projects recognition and support for their entrepreneurship endeavors. The Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) was held May 15th in Moncton. Awarded first place in the Innovative Idea category was Nikki Renae Arsenault of Sugarloaf Senior High School (SSHS) for her project Butter Balm. Nikki received $3000.00 and mentorship.
What to drink when exercising?
Water? Sport drinks? Electrolyte gels? Energy drinks? The choices you
have in store are endless but which one are really worth it?
Water is always a good
choice. Water contains no calorie, no sugar, no additive, etc. Your body always
needs water, even when you are not exercising. To be more environmental
friendly, use a refillable water bottle.
Sport drinks like Gatorade or
PowerAde are a mix of water, sugar, flavor and electrolytes (Sodium and
Potassium). They might be useful but only in specific situation: when you
One hundred and twelve ASD-N students were among the more than 1200 grades 7, 8 and 9 students from across the province who recently participated in the annual New Brunswick Math Competition. Held at 5 locations throughout the province, young mathematicians from 160 schools accepted the challenge presented by the Department of Mathematics & Statistics of the University of New Brunswick and the Faculty of Science and the School of Engineering of the Université de Moncton with the sponsorship of the New Brunswick Department of Education, on Friday May 9th.
Adventures In Miramichi (AIM) is
offering two camps in July. The Day Camp is for students 10 to 15 years old and is
being held from July 14th to 18th . Visit Adventure Camp.
There will be a Leadership Camp from July 6th to 11th for
students 15 to 17 years old. Visit Leadership