Posted: September 21, 2009

A dinner was held recently to welcome 35 International Students to NB School District 16 at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel. Representatives from various agencies and supporting governing bodies were on hand to offer a warm welcome to the secondary school students from Germany, Slovakia, Mexico, Colombia,  Korea and China.

Posted: September 9, 2009

On Sept 8, high schools in District 16 implemented the Boomerang Project for the second consecutive year. The program helps with the transition of grade 9 students to the high school program. This year the WEB (Where Everybody Belongs) program was implemented to assist grade 6 students entering middle school. Seven schools in  District 16 participated in these two programs, the aim of which is to help new students succeed by focusing on peer mentorship and leadership.

Posted: September 1, 2009

On the last day of August District 16 educators received a well delivered and enthusiastic talk on the topic of school discipline and classroom management on their first day back for the 2009 – 2010 school year.  The guest speaker, Mr. Ronald Morrish, gave an engaging  and heart-felt delivery that emphasized the need for educators to develop expectations for student behaviour in schools, and to teach those behaviours so that students are disciplined in them. The teaching of these expectations must be accomplished early in the new term and be reinforced consistently throughout the school year.

Posted: August 18, 2009

District 16 has found a way to help students reach new heights in a challenging manner. The recent installation of a High Element Challenge Course on the grounds of Miramichi Valley High School provides a unique opportunity for students to test themselves climbing a variety of obstacles with trusty support from team members.

Posted: July 9, 2009

Ray Ritchie, Professional Engineer, representing the Association of Professional Engineers and Geo-scientists of New Brunswick (APEGNB) (left) recently presented Laurie Keoughan (center), Superintendent NB School District 16 , and Richard Walsh (right), District 16 Director of Education, with a cheque for $1000.00 to be used towards the District 16 Breakfast Program.  The money was raised at the annual APEGNB 2008 Pumpkin Fling which was held last fall on the Waterford Green, Miramichi East.The event which involves "flinging" pumpkins at a target more than

Posted: July 9, 2009

On Sunday July 5th 2009, 256 students from schools throughout the Miramichi region completed the last 2.2 kilometer stage of their 42 kilometer marathon started in the spring at their respective schools. Students from School  District 16 as well as others from districts 9 and 11, ran or walked through the blocked off streets of Miramichi West to the cheering of spectators and with the support of family and friends.  This annual event is promoted by MANGO with the support of local schools, to encourage the youngsters to adopt  active and healthy lifestyles.

Posted: July 9, 2009

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Posted: July 8, 2009

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Posted: June 22, 2009

Hundreds of enthusiastic children from grades three to five recently participated in the annual District 16 SUBWAY Elementary School Track and Field meet at James M. Hill High School under sunny summer-like skies. This ambitious event held over two days was made possible by local educators  and  a dedicated cadre of volunteers from the community, all of whom drew on experience gained from previous years to ensure a smooth running mass participation event that was greatly enjoyed by the youngsters.


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