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Posted: June 4, 2014

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.      

Posted: June 3, 2014

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

Posted: June 2, 2014

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

Posted: June 2, 2014

 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

Posted: May 28, 2014

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.

Posted: May 27, 2014

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.

Posted: May 26, 2014

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.

Posted: May 25, 2014

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

Posted: May 23, 2014

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.

Posted: May 21, 2014

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 Camp.          

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