Dalhousie Regional High School held their annual “Trick or Eat” food drive on October 30th. Grade 9 students went door-to-door, in costume, collecting non-perishable food items for the Restigouche County Volunteer Action Association (RCVAA) food bank. Students collected an abundance of food items for members of the community in need. Approximate value of food collected was $7700. The campaign was a huge success again this this year!
Parents and guardians are invited to complete an online survey on child care in New Brunswick as part of the public consultation being conducted by the Child Care Sector Task Force.
The survey is available at : www.gnb.ca/engageNB
The survey will remain online until Nov. 2. It represents a chance for New Brunswickers to tell the taskforce what kind of child care they are looking for, what options they have found, what works and what does not work in the current system.
Our government is making early childhood development a priority because by ensuring the success of all sectors that work with young children, we will see future generations of New Brunswickers develop to their full potential.
A group of 16 young Colombian girls and their host families visited the Little, Big Bear Safari in Acadieville on Sunday and couldn’t believe their eyes – 18 wild black bears!
Richard and Vivianne Goguen have been sharing their love of bears and offering an opportunity to visit the wild animals in their natural habitat, since 1999.
A special international Thanksgiving dinner was held at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel for 16 Colombian girls, their chaperones, host families and school principals on Monday, through the generosity of one local doctor.
Dr. Sanjay Siddhartha, originally from India, sponsored the event and was praised by Anglophone School District North officials and Tourism Minister Bill Fraser for extending his hand of kindness to the international guests.
Indigo Adopt a School – Jacquet River School needs your support!
From September 20th to October 10th, Indigo, Chapters and Coles employees, customers and their communities will raise money to help rejuvenate underfunded elementary-school libraries across Canada.
Research is definitive about the importance of nutrition on learning. Breakfast, often labeled the most important meal of the day, is also the meal that research says is missed most often. Eating a good breakfast regularly has been linked to improvement in academic performance and emotional and social functioning, and is also considered a determinant of a healthy lifestyle. So the announcement on Friday, September 11, 2015 that the Boys and Girls Club/Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Miramichi were to be the lead sponsor of school breakfast programs in 20 schools in the Miramichi was very exciti
Please be advised that as of today, September 3, 2015, we will be unable to approve any further out of zone transfer requests until September 30, 2015. Please check back then if you want to request that your child be transferred to a school for which they are not zoned and if there is room, we may be able to grant your request.
Due to construction delays with the renovation project at Gretna Green Elementary School, the planned opening day for students on Tuesday, September 8th has been moved to Wednesday, September 9th.
The staggered entry for new Kindergarten students is also delayed. Students who were to start on Tuesday, September 8th will now start on Wednesday, September 9th, and students who were supposed to start on Wednesday, September 9th will now start on Thursday, September 10th.