Welcome back to Harcourt School. It's going to be another awesome year. We have lots of new faces this year.
On behalf of all the students and staff, we would like to give a Huge Welcome to our new principal KEVIN SCULLY! Mr. Scully comes to us from EWG Middle School in Rexton. He has lots of great ideas and his enthusiasm is infectious. Stay tuned for upcoming news and events.
The staff and students would like to wish our principal, Tammy Gregan, good luck and best wishes as she leaves our school to work in the Miramichi region. She has been with us for several years, the past two as principal. She has brought her knowledge, experience and love for her work to our school and she will be missed.
Due to the situation still unfolding in Moncton , it has been decided, for the safety of students and staff, that the Harcourt and Rexton schools will be closed on Friday, June 6. Please listen to the local news for updates.
What to eat before exercising?
Did you know that it is important to energize yourself
by eating well before playing sports, or going for a run? Carbohydrates are the
most important type of nutrient that someone need for energy before a game. You
can get these by eating fruits, vegetables grains such as pasta, spaghetti, or
breads. Avoid food containing high levels of sugar before a game, such as candy
bars or pop.
It is good to eat a meal with lots
of energy and carbohydrates 2-3 hours before being active. This gives the food
What to drink when exercising? Water? Sport drinks? Electrolyte gels? Energy drinks? The choices you have in store are endless but which one are really worth it? Water is always a good choice. Water contains no calorie, no sugar, no additive, etc. Your body always needs water, even when you are not exercising. To be more environmental friendly, use a refillable water bottle. Sport drinks like Gatorade or PowerAde are a mix of water, sugar, flavor and electrolytes (Sodium and Potassium).
good is physical activity for you? Did you know that by
increasing your physical activity you can greatly reduce your chances of
getting sick? You will also be happier
and healthier! Some benefits of being physically active
includes better health, improved fitness, better posture and balance, better
self-esteem, stronger muscles and bones, feeling less stressed and more
relaxed, increased concentration/ better academic score, etc. In other words,
it helps you feel good! Physical activity also helps decrease the
risk of having heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes,
below for information on, and registration for, Go for 42.
How do I get enough energy to be physically active? Many factors influence our energy level during the day: what we
eat, how well and how long we sleep, our stress level, etc. It is important to
assess our lifestyle to identify if there is anything that can be changed. If
you feel too tired to exercise, reassess you sleeping habits. If you feel you
do not have enough time in a day, reassess where you spend your time and
evaluate if there is a way to be more efficient. If you feel you have no
The New Brunswick Department of Education and Early
Childhood Development is developing a standard province-wide report card for
grades k to 8 and is keen to have parental consultations. Please visit the web
site linked below to learn more about student assessment and proposals for the
new report card. You are invited also to then complete an on-line survey. Visit Report Card