The 7th annual MANGO Go for 42 Challenge for 2013 wrapped up this past Sunday with over 300 students from 19 schools taking part in a fun-run through the streets of Newcastle-Miramichi. The number of runners was the largest turn-out yet for this yearly event held to promote an active and healthy lifestyle. Many of the young runners were supported by ...

The New Brunswick Federation of Home and School Associations' award is made to Linda Haywood. For more information visit Bus Driver Award.

Campbellton Middle School (CMS) recently held a Girls Circle program for girls in grade 5 and 6. The program provided a safe space where girls could express themselves and participate in thought-provoking activities related to friendships, anti-bullying, self-esteem, self-awareness and girls’ solidarity.  
     At CMS, the girls worked on gaining a greater understanding of themselves, as well as accepting all parts of themselves as unique and special. They also learned about accepting others, offering compassion, and the importance of not judging others. The participants ...

Students from the Lord Beaverbrook School and Tide Head School recently gathered together to enjoy a morning of outdoor activities at Rotary Field in Campbellton.  This community schools event included over 230 students, teachers, administrators, parent volunteers, as well as students volunteers from Sugarloaf Senior High School.
     Mr. Denis Boudreau, the LBS Physical Education teacher, who organized the event, said ...

AIM Summer Adventure Camps offer a variety of programming throughout the week. Participants are encouraged to stretch outside of their comfort zone and experience personal growth through such activities as paddling, hiking, climbing, mountain biking, archery, etc. Because of the wide variety of activities in this outdoor education program, the result is an enriching experience for everyone. Summer camps for 2013 are being offered from July 8th to 12th and July 22nd to 26th.  These camps are intended for kids 10 to 15 years of age.  The cost to attend an AIM Summer Adventure Camp is $300 per child and there is a family rate of $500 for a family of two.  For more information and to register please visit the camp web site; Adventures in Miramichi .

The “Worlds Youngest Teachers” were honored on Monday, June 10th at the annual Baby Celebration for Roots of Empathy program. The Beaverbrook Kincenter was the place to be when the babies who participated in the program in the Anglophone North School District in 2011-2013 gathered along with their parents and various community supporters. Community support for this program has enabled ...

Lord Beaverbrook School teacher Mrs. Sandra Crowley has been recognized with the Bell Aliant Award for Excellence in Teaching by the New Brunswick Teachers’ Association.  This award is made to a member of the association who is recognized by their peers and the community for their outstanding contribution to their students and to the teaching profession. For more about this accomplishment by the Anglophone North School District teacher please see the article attached below, reproduce with the permission of the Campbellton Tribune. In the presentation photo above from L to R is: Mr. Ron Forsythe, Bell Aliant Regional Manager  for Central New Brunswick, Mrs. Crowley and NBTA President Heather Smith.

Four Sugarloaf Senior High School students were recently recognized for entrepreneurial initiatives in the provincial Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge organized by Enterprise Greater Moncton. Winning first prize were Conrad Bernard, Brandon Goodfellow and Trevor Price for their project to detect when a hockey puck completely crosses a goal line. The award was accompanied with a ...

Keeping yourself safe while being active. Here are some great safety tips for when you being physically active.
1. Wear proper footwear like sneakers when running or playing sports
2. If you are going to be outdoors, remember to apply sunscreen to prevent sunburn
3. Bring a water bottle to keep hydrated and prevent overheating
4. If you are biking, rollerblading, skateboarding, etc., be sure to wear your helmet.
     This is the final week of the Go for 42 Challenge. Be active and strive to accumulate 40 kms. Be sure to register for the Mango Kids Fun Run which will be on Sunday, June 23rd at 10:30.  Registration begins at 9:30. Lace up your shoes, get active and see you at the Fun Run! For more information an the registration form visit .

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