Posted: February 26, 2018
On Feb. 20th, 37 teachers from district and First Nation schools came together to learn and talk about the best practices of guided reading. The session was put on by the districts Literacy Lead team. All teachers were sent back to their schools with new understandings, a new text “The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading” by Jan Richardson, and a small guided reading kit.Read more
Posted: February 12, 2018
To help educators determine whether copying requires copyright permission or is permitted without permission because it falls within the Fair Dealing Guidelines, an on-line tool developed by the Copyright Consortium of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) is now available:Read more
Posted: February 9, 2018Students at Blackville School will try and recreate the experience of being on Juno Beach, June 6, 1944. By examining historical evidence and many different primary sources, they will begin to understand the experience of those who lived through this momentous battle in Canada's history.Read more
Posted: January 31, 2018
Heidi Ryder is someone who leads by example with her creativity and innovative way of thinking. Being the lead administrator in a High School with over 500 students is sure to be a challenge, but Heidi has embraced the opportunity and has won over her students and staff. Everyone in the building means something to her and she treats everyone with equal respect. Therefore, it is no surprise that Heidi has been named one of Canada’s Outstanding Principals for 2018 by the Learning Partnership organization.
Posted: January 8, 2018
The first ASD-N non-fiction read aloud challenge, which ran from mid-October to mid-November, appears to have been a huge success. 37 entries were turned in and the response from teachers and leads is that students loved reading and discussing the non-fiction stories. All winning classrooms won a pack of non-fiction books for their classrooms.
Barb Bourque (Terry Fox Elementary)-1st place at K-2
Jennifer Lawlor (Max Aitken)-2nd place at K-2
Colleen Tozer (Nelson Rural)-1st place at 3-5
Tammy Manderville (Blackville)-2nd place 3-5
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.
Posted: December 8, 2017
The Summer French Program is a four-week French second language program administered by the Université de Moncton, Moncton campus. Grades 9 and 10 students enrolled in French Immersion or Post-Intensive French are encouraged to apply. The program will run from July 1st to July 27th 2018.Read more
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.Read more
Posted: December 7, 2017
On Thursday, November 23rd, Lord Beaverbrook School (LBS) held their 6th annual food drive for the Restigouche County Volunteer Action Association (RCVAA).Read more
Posted: December 6, 2017
Parents who wish to enroll their children in the Grades 1, 3 or 6 Entry Point French Immersion Programs will be required to complete the electronic registration form located at: http://web1.nbed.nb.ca/sites/fsl/Pages/default.aspx
Deadline to register is January 30th, 2018Read more