On Friday, February 14th the Grade 6 students at Nelson Rural School hosted our annual Flag Day ceremony in front of students, teachers, parents and a panel of local politicians. On hand for the ceremony was MP- Pat Finnigan, MLA- Lisa Harris, MLA- Michelle Conroy, Leader of the NB Liberal Party- Kevin Vickers and our Mayor- Adam Lordon. Students sang “O Canada” and recited the “Pledge to the Flag” in both official languages. Flags were waving as students presented readings, gave musical performances, and presented a little comedy act for the audience.
For the past two years Miramichi Valley High School has offered a Community Connections class. This class focuses on supporting and promoting Special Olympics (SO) programs and building authentic relationships with students who have intellectual disabilities. This has not only helped us build empathy but has also encouraged us to become more active volunteers.
We are very pleased to announce the launch of our first ever ASD-N Winter Challenge 2020. During the period of February 18-28, 2020, all district schools are encouraged to take part in exciting outdoor activities involving students and staff. This may involve tobogganing, sliding, snowshoe races, skiing, snowman/snow sculpture building, skating, curling, geocaching, fat tire biking, modified biathlon, winter carnival challenges, winter scavenger hunt, create your own sled, etc. Simply put, we would love to see our staff and students being active outdoors!
The Superior Middle School Blazer Bots are competing in the FIRST LEGO League Robotics Competition at Acadia University Saturday, Feb. 15. There are 6 teams from NB that qualified for the event and are heading to the competition.
Minister Cardy will be visiting ASD-N as part of the upcoming regional consultations on the green paper.
The Department of Education and Early Childhood, in partnership with Anglophone School District North, is organizing a consultation session on Tuesday, February 11th, at Miramichi Valley High School. The school is located at 345 McKenna Avenue in Miramichi.
Grade 1 students from Mrs. Noel’s class at King Street Elementary have been travelling to Losier Hall Shannex in Miramichi to spend time working with and teaching seniors. This is done through the use of iPads, Osmo game based learning systems and robotics Students share their knowledge with their new found friends, as they work together to solve numeracy and literacy based puzzles.
For the past 8 years, students at Gretna Green School have been part of the Superflex Crew. Superflex is a kid-friendly social thinking curriculum. Students learn about Superflex strategies and the undesirable characters, develop scripts with teacher assistance, and act out real-life scenarios they see in themselves and in their school. Students that have been part of the Superflex Crew have produced over 50 videos.
The Department of Education and Early Childhood, in partnership with Anglophone School District - North, is organizing a consultation session on Tuesday, February 11th, at Miramichi Valley High School in Miramichi.
This consultation session will provide an opportunity for parents, school employees and community partners to share their feedback on the ideas presented in the green paper. In addition, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development Dominic Cardy will meet with groups of students and teachers throughout the day, to gather their respective feedback.