Well known children’s author Sheree Fitch is returning to Miramichi as part of the celebration for the 25th anniversary of the publication of her first book, Toes in My Nose, on Tuesday November 27th . Three one hour visits with grade 2,3 and 4 pupils are planned for Gretna Green Elementary (9:00 a.m.), St. Andrews Elementary (10:30 a.m.) and Blackville School(1:00 p.m.). Other area schools are arranging visits to these schools to share the excitement on the 27th.
National Bullying Awareness Week is being observed this week and supporters are asked to wear blue on Friday November 16th. The theme for the week is “STAND UP”. Visit Bullying Awareness Week . This morning a web site was launched in Campbellton as part of a campaign to counter bullying. The site has been created by Intimidation Restigouche, a consortium of community agencies, service clubs and educators. Visit Intimidation Restigouche . The wristband shown above may be ordered through firstname.lastname@example.org while supplies last.
A website dedicated to reducing bullying is being launched on Thursday November 15th - http://IntimidationRestigouche.com . A campaign by schools, community agencies and service clubs in the Dalhousie and Campbellton areas will use the site to feature bullying awareness videos created by students as well as other content and generally act as a resource for young people, parents and professionals working with victims of bullying behavior. The launch of the website will take place from 9:30 to 10:00 am on the 15th and may be viewed via live-stream video at http://sugarloaf.nbed.nb.ca . The Intimidation Restigouche committee’s full press release is attached below.
Many district school students observed Remembrance Day on Friday Nov. 9th at ceremonies held at their respective schools. Their participation was not limited to attending the hour long programs. Several weeks of effort went into choir rehearsals, preparation of audio-visual presentations and the making of decorations, providing ample time to reflect. Former members of Canada's armed forces, including WW II and Korean War veterans, attended and were made to feel welcome. Ceremonies included of course the laying of wreaths in memory of those who lost their lives and the observance of a minute of silence. For photos visit Students Remember .
Now that Halloween has passed and Remembrance Day is upon us, as to be
expected, local retail stores are anxiously anticipating Christmas with the
hope of a rush of people passing through their doors. Local food banks
throughout the Anglophone North School District are also getting ready for a
busy time. It turns out that many school children are aware of the needs of
others in their community and will be ...
Harkins Middle School recently enjoyed the science enrichment activities provided by Fredericton based Science East™. Two days of classroom demonstrations culminated in an evening community based event titled "ILLUMINATE", Thursday November 9th. The purpose of this showcase was to “shed light” on how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are used by professionals in the Miramichi region. It is expected that students will then be better able to understand how these subject areas may influence their eventual career choices and assist them in the decisions they will be making in their education in the coming years. For photos visit ILLUMINATE - HMS
Several Anglophone North District schools arranged for their
students to collect food items for local food banks when they visited their
neighbours on Halloween. Most food bank inventories are getting quite low according
to recent media reports. The Miramichi Food Bank for instance, is presently supporting more
than 400 familes and so the organization was very grateful when 2 district
schools delivered more than 1.8 metric tonnes of non-perishable food on
November 1st. Please visit Delivering to the Food Bank
to see photos.
Recently, Campbellton Middle School held a fun evening for boys from CMS and their fathers, grandparents, or other male adult role models. Mr. Graham, our vice-principal, says that “The goal of the event was to welcome fathers, grandfathers, and father figures into the school. They play a huge role in the lives of the young males at CMS, and we don’t often ...
Artisans from across Atlantic Canada will be
exhibiting their work at the Rexton Elementary’s Home and School Annual Tea and Craft Sale on November 17th.
Over 60 exhibitors will display crafts and baked goods that will be for sale at
RES’s only fund raiser for the year. It’s a wonderful opportunity for purchasing
seasonal items while supporting the school . The fair will run from 9:00 a.m.
until 2:00 p.m. at Rexton Elementary. A warm invitation is extended to all to
join in the fun and fantastic Christmas shopping. See attached.
Sugarloaf Senior High School in Campbellton recently recognized the United Nations International Day of the Girlon October 11. Acting Vice Principal Mr. Michael O'Toole outlined the day’s events.“A majority of male students and staff, wore suits and ties and created activities with a focus on supporting our female students and staff with the school. From greeting and holding the doors open for all of our students in the main entrance in the morning, to carrying school bags and items from our female students and staff to their classrooms and helping to serve lunch and picking up the trays of our female students and staff, highlighted the importance of International Day of the Girl at our school.” The event was organized by SSH treacher Vinod Chandrasekhar.