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Nelson Rural Named Top 10 Finalist in CBC Music Challenge

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Nelson Rural Named Top 10 Finalist in CBC Music Challenge

Posted: December 12, 2017

Nelson Rural School has been named one of the top 10 finalists in the 2017 CBC Canadian Music Class Challenge. The Nelson Rural entry of the Joni Mitchell classic “Both Sides Now” was selected from over 140 entries across Canada in the Elementary School Vocal category. Led by music teacher Mary O’Neill-Delano, the submission includes all students from the Grade 4 and 5 classes in Nelson.

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Dalhousie Regional High School Hosts Canada 150 Skating Day Event

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Dalhousie Regional High School Hosts Canada 150 Skating Day Event

Posted: December 7, 2017

Everyone (all ages) is welcome to attend at the Dalhousie Inch Arran Arena on December 10th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Admission is free and we will be serving hot chocolate and cake. There will also be great door prizes to be won! Please join us on this day to celebrate together as a community. Spread the word to all you know in any way you can.

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Bringing Joy and purposeful play to our Classrooms

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Bringing Joy and purposeful play to our Classrooms

Posted: November 22, 2017

On November 20th 2017, all Kindergarten teachers participated in bringing joy and purposeful play to our classrooms. Kimberly Stewart and Dr. Sherry Rose shared igniting opportunities for reinforcing the tremendous value of children’s play. Children are designed to play! Play helps develop social skills, memory, emotional awareness, and creative problem - solving. Play isn’t a luxury! It’s a Necessity!

As adults and children, play has an essential role in fueling our happiness and intelligence throughout our lives and it is essential to our health as sleep and food. Let’s Play!

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Ms. Krista Betts receives the Senate 150 Anniversary Medal

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Ms. Krista Betts receives the Senate 150 Anniversary Medal

Posted: November 20, 2017

Ms. Krista Betts educator at EWG Middle School in Rexton was recently awarded the Senate 150 Anniversary Medal from Senator Rose May Poirier. In photo l. to r.  Mr. Greg Theriault, Principal of EWG Middle School, Kevin Scully mentor and former coach, Ms. Betts, Ms. Poirier, Mr. Dean Mutch, Director of Schools for ASD-N Miramichi/Rexton. 

The Senate 150th Anniversary Medal commemorates the first time senators came to Ottawa to sit in Parliament, on November 6, 1867. 

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K-1 STEM Bins Delivered and STEM Challenges Launched!

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K-1 STEM Bins Delivered and STEM Challenges Launched!

Posted: November 8, 2017

The rollout of STEM Bins has been completed in ASD-N and an exciting new competition has been launched.  K-1 classes from around the district are invited to participate in monthly STEM challenges in their classrooms and compete for prizes.  Teachers are asked to share pictures and videos of their students completing the challenge and their names will be entered into a draw for a prize. These challenges will be sent out via e-mail each month.

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Large Crowd and Lots of Fun at Brilliant Night!

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Large Crowd and Lots of Fun at Brilliant Night!

Posted: October 27, 2017

Max Aitken Academy was filled with plenty of energy and excitement on Thursday evening as it hosted "Brilliant Night". This outstanding event was planned and organized by ASD-N Numeracy Leads Kelly Richard and Kelly Russell and featured numerous STEM and Math related activities for K-5 students, although many parents seemed to be having a great time as well. There were numerous stations set up throughout the building including a dynamic Brilliant Labs display featuring an Interactive wall, m-bots, coding catepillars and more.

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Orange Shirt Day Celebrated/Commemorated Throughout ASD-N

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Orange Shirt Day Celebrated/Commemorated Throughout ASD-N

Posted: October 4, 2017

On Friday, September 29th Anglophone North School District celebrated/commemorated Survivors of the Indian Residential School system and those who did not make it home. A "BIG" thank you goes out to all those who worked hard across the district to make this day such a success! The district was a sea of orange and many activities took place leading up to the day and on the day of September 29th.

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