On September 29, international students from Dalhousie Regional High School, Dalhousie Middle School, Sugarloaf Senior High School and Campbellton Middle School got together, along with their host families, at Les Aventuriers Biathlon Building.
October 1st to 7th is Wellness Week in New Brunswick and a great time for schools to make a Wellness Commitment. We are asking schools in Anglophone North to make a commitment to participate in Wellness in Action. Bymaking thiscommitment your school will be entered in a draw for a Wellness Grant prize of $500. Each school will receive a Wellness Wheel and they are encouraged to post pictures or information about activities that they do in the four pillars from October 1st until the end of February 2014. Why don’t you ...
are in full swing for having Roots of Empathy in classrooms in New Brunswick including
once again, here in Anglophone North
School District. While Key Point People coordinate families, classrooms and
instructors, another important part is
also taking place. Fifteen new instructors and 4 returning instructors from
around the province are gathered at the Education Center Miramichi this week
for training. When the 3 day training is completed they will then return to
schools in their respective areas and deliver this evidenced based program
created in 1996 by Mary Gordon. This group, ...
This term Anglophone North School District is hosting eighty
international students in a number of its middle and senior high schools.
Students, billeted in local homes, come from Germany, Mexico, China, Brazil and
Columbia and are here for 3 months, one full semester or for the complete school year.
They attend classes with their Canadian classmates and have extra-curricular
cultural excursions and social events arranged for them by six local Home-stay
Coordinators. ASD-N Schools hosting these students are ...
number of ASD-N Schools are seeking community volunteers to assist with
literacy for some Grade 2 students. They are preparing to implement a program
called “ELF”. To quote from the organizations brochure: “Elementary Literacy Friends (ELF) is a
volunteer-based tutoring program that helps Grade 2 students who are struggling
with literacy. ELF provides training,
materials, feedback and all of the support necessary for the tutor to make a positive,
lifelong impact not just on an individual child, but on how that child will
contribute to society throughout his or her life.”
The complete brochure with further details is attached below. The schools showing
interest in this program to date are Jacquet River School, Ian Baillie Primary,
Napan School, Nelson Rural School, Gretna Green Elementary and North and South
Esk Elementary. If you are interested in volunteering please contact your local
Once again the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists New Brunswick (APEGNB)
is holding its annual Pumpkin Fling at Waterford Green to highlight careers in science
and engineering with proceeds going to school breakfast programs. This year the
event will be held on the afternoon of Saturday September 28th and
will include pumpkin
painting, pumpkin auctions and a gourd roller coaster with new events this year
including the Pumpkin Rebounder, Pumpkin Bowling, Pumpkin Toss, Angry Pumpkins
and Upgraded Plinko boards. Come along too to enjoy the great Rotary
chilli cook-off. For more details see the poster and full press release below.
Many ASD-N schools from Rexton Elementary (Thursday September19, 4:00 to 6:00 pm) to Sugarloaf Senior High, Campbellton (Tuesday Sept. 3rd) are inviting parents to visit their children’s schools as the new school year begins. Check your school’s web site for details. ASD-N School Web Sites
On Tuesday, September 3rd, a number of ASD-N middle and high schools will be providing orientation programs for newly arriving students. The middle school program called “WEB” (Where Everybody Belongs) and the high school program “Boomerang”, are designed to help with the orientation and transition to middle and high school respectively. For the participating middle schools, only grade 6 students attend school that day and only grade 9 students attend participating high schools. The programs led by teachers and volunteer returning students, include an assembly, small group “ice breaking” activities and the following of a condensed daily class schedule in the afternoon. The programs give new students an opportunity to feel some ownership of their new school, the feeling that they are welcome and belong there and a chance to become familiar with their new surroundings in a fun, positive and non-threatening atmosphere. Participating schools are Blackville, Dr. Losier M.S. , Harkins M.S., JMH, MVHS, NSER, Bonar Law, EWG, Bathurst H. S., Dalhousie Regional H. S. and Sugarloaf Senior H. S.
Many parents and community members volunteered
their time this past school year to help Lord Beaverbrook School in
Campbellton through the volunteer committee “Friends of LBS”. Projects
organized included fund raising and special events for the students. Pictured above are some of those volunteers
who made a huge difference at the school. First row, left to right: Tracy
Couturier, Paula Blakey, Angela Carrier, Jocelyn Arsenault, Julia Cooling and
Angela Murray. Second row: Luc Couturier, owner of Provigo, Stacy
Doiron-Laviolette, Valda Cooling, Alicia Cooling, Lise Parent, Carolyn Read.
Back row: Lynn Montgomery, Dave Ferguson, Harla Moores, Jean Guitar, Manager of
Atlantic Superstore, Pierre Laviolette, Kilby Anderson-Wood and Raymond Parent.