The First Annual Upper Elementary Mountain Bike Race was considered by all to be a great success. There were 32 riders competing from NSEE, Croft and Gretna Green schools. Race organizers expressed pride in the participants for "toughing out" the weather. It was a very "Canadian" experience. In both the boys and girls finals the race winners fought hard for their spots. Thanks is extended to ...
District 16 held its first annual Archery Tournament on
Saturday, June 2nd at MVHS with more than 100 archers from area elementary, middle and
the elementary team division Croft finished
1st with a score of 1299, NSEE finished 2nd with a score of 1177 and Nelson Rural
finished 3rd with 1111 points.There was
a tie for the top individual award ...
District 16 Middle School students sat still for a whole hour on a Friday morning. They were listening to the life story of Theo Fleury, told by the former NHL star himself at the Civic Center in Miramichi-West, June 1st. Mr. Fleury in a motivational speech outlined his path to becoming a professional hockey player and member of teams that won ...
The weather didn’t dampen the spirits of two hundred and fifty girls from District 16 schools who, on Wednesday May 30th, spent several hours at the Annual Go Girl Festival at Miramichi Valley High School. Through the morning and into the early afternoon the girls from grades 6 to 9, ...
The importance of reading aloud to children, even when they have started to read for themselves, was highlighted recently by District 16’s K-2 Literacy Consultant Annette Hendry. Attached below is a brochure by author Jim Trelease on the topic and a link to his website where there are other free related brochures available.
The 2012 District 16 Heritage Fair was held recently at the Eco Center, Miramichi West. Forty-five projects were presented and carefully reviewed by the panel of judges. Some of the student initiated projects were on topics of regional and national interest but by far the majority of the research was on local people, places and things from days gone by. While the projects were being presented students ...
Students of Millerton School had a wonderful opportunity recently to learn about and consider Canadian Citizenship, something that is often taken for granted by Canadians. Three of their schoolmates, Mexican siblings Ale, Hugo and Monse White-O’Connell, received their Canadian citizenship certificates in a special ceremony from Member of Pariament Tilly O’Neill-Gordon. Local MLAs Jake Stewart and Bill Fraser were on hand to help all the students and staff celebrate the privilege of being Canadian. For more details and photos please visit Citizenship Ceremony .
North and South Esk Regional High School hosted a “mini” Powwow at their School on May 23rdand 24th. The event was organized by the school’s Native Education Advisory Team in conjunction with Metepenagiag Education. Participants also came from Metepenagiag School in Red Bank and Esgenoopetitj School in Burnt Church. The gathering was intended to ...
District 16 held a STEM Expo at Miramichi Valley High School
recently. High school students had the opportunity to publicly demonstrate and explain
their work in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to their
peers.They also competed in a wooden
bridge construction competition, some modellingtheir design on the century old Morrissey Bridge that joins Newcastle
Miramichi with the south side of the river. Just such a design was used by the James M. Hill High winning entry of students
Jacob Woods, Mike Quann, and Fabian Pesch. Three area high schools, JMH, MVHS and NSER
also demonstrated their schooldrag cars
that recently competed in a provincially sanctioned racing competition which
was won by North and South Esk Regional High School . To see photos visit STEM May 2012 .