The New Brunswick Youth Orchestra is looking to find additional billeting host families who can provide two nights of bed & breakfast for a minimum of two (2) NBYO members on Friday, December 2nd and Saturday, December 3rd. Billeting hosts will be welcomed to the Sunday, December 4th NBYO concert with complimentary tickets. The NBYO concert is on Sunday, December 4th at 2 PM in the James M. Hill Memorial High School Auditorium.
Tickets for the event may be purchased locally at the Boys & Girls Club, Scotts Pharmasave, and the Brookdale Flower Shop.
Information nights, regarding program selection for September 2017, will be held in Anglophone North School District from November 21 to November 24 (see dates below). The session will outline French programming, options to learn French, and about French Immersion entry points for learners entering Grades 1, 3 and 6.
DALHOUSIE EDUCATION CENTER
Date: November 21 Time: 6:30 P.M. Location: L. E. Reinsborough School Snow Date: December 1st
Dalhousie Regional High School held their annual “Trick or Eat” food drive on October 31st. Grade 9 students went door-to-door, in costume, collecting non-perishable food items for the Restigouche County Volunteer Action Association (RCVAA) food bank. Total amount collected for this year was 1195 pounds of food valued at $2987.50. This will help members of our community who are in need. Way to go DRHS!
The Miramichi East Playground Committee is entering the Aviva Community Fund Contest. The committee would like everyone in our beautiful community and beyond to vote for the playground. They are hoping to win $100 000 for their cause.
Anglophone North Schools welcomed 120 international students partnered with The Atlantic Education International program. The students attending our schools are from countries such as Columbia, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Germany, Turkey and China. Special thanks to our home stay parents and AEI coordinators who open up their homes and hearts to provide Canadian cultural experiences for these students. See gallery for more photos.
The Miramichi and Bathurst Bell Aliant Pioneers in partnership with Staples have once again provided Backpacks for students in need. The Aliant Pioneers distributed in excess of 1747 backpacks to schools within the province for the September School Year. Close to 300 backpacks were donated in the Northern Region. A huge thank you from students and families of Anglophone North School District.
There was plenty of excitement in air, not to mention pumpkins, apples, tennis balls, and just about everything else that could be flung or fired at the 2016 APEGNB Pumpkin Fling held this past Saturday on the Waterford Green in Miramichi. This annual event organized and hosted by the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of New Brunswick has become a community staple over the past 14 years.
Dalhousie Regional High School is working with the New Brunswick Association for Community Living to help bring awareness of the support provided by this agency for people with intellectual disabilities. How does it work? DRHS will collect garbage bags of used clothing and NBACL will provide a monetary contribution for each bag collected. Please see poster for more details.
ASDN has been monitoring the situation in PEI and NS throughout the day. At no time was there any information supporting credible threats to any school in NB.
Please be assured that both Police and schools have well established protocols for managing these issues. Barring further information, these sound local practices should guide any decisions to ensure safety and security in both the community and at school.