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Posted: June 25, 2014

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.

Posted: June 5, 2014

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.

Posted: June 2, 2014

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

Posted: May 25, 2014

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).

Posted: May 20, 2014

How 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,

Posted: May 10, 2014

  See 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

Posted: April 24, 2014

There will be no classes for students on Thursday, May 1st and Friday, May 2, 2014.

Posted: March 28, 2014

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 Consultation .

Posted: March 24, 2014

MANGO and the ASD-N Healthy Learners Team are promoting healthy family meals during Nutrition Month.Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but no time on busy weekday mornings?Read more to find out how you can enjoy a Sunday morning style breakfast all week…Mid-week mornings can be hectic. Make-ahead items help you get a satisfying breakfast on the table in no time. Try these delicious ideas:  1. Refrigerate or freeze whole grain pancakes. Reheat in the toaster and top with almond butter and sliced bananas. Enjoy with a glass of milk. 2. Make a big pot of oatmeal.

Posted: March 19, 2014

MANGO and the ASD-N Healthy Learners Team are promoting healthy family meals during Nutrition Month.Instead of “fast food” think “convenience food”. Read more to learn about some shortcuts to quick, healthy & delicious meals…Healthier convenience foods, combined with fresh ingredients, can help you make tasty meals in minutes. Choose items with less sodium, fat and sugar.

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