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The Miramichi Track and Field Club will once again be offering the Run, Jump, Throw 12 Challenge Series.  For this series, youth aged 5 to 12 are invited to participate in 4 evenings of 12 Challenges, which are planned for Mondays - starting May 11, 18, 25, June 1st and final meet on June 9th at the James M Hill track in Miramichi.  Three different track and field events are scheduled every week for a total of 12 events (hence the name of the program). The instructors will be trained Run, Jump, Throw instructors.

Categories will be:

Kindergarten to grade 2 students – 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM

Grade 3 to grade 6 students – 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM

Registration fee will be $25 and can be done online ( in person on the first night, starting at 5:30pm.

The Elementary Road Hockey jamboree will be held at the Blackville Outdoor rink on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.  See Schedule below:
Round 1 (4:00)
G1 Blackville vs S.A. Green 
G2 S.A. White vs Croft
G3 Nelson vs GG
 Round 2 (4:45)
G4 Winner G1 vs NSEE (Loser Eliminated)
G5 Loser G1 vs Loser G2 (Loser Eliminated)
G6 Winner G2 vs Winner G3 (Loser Eliminated)
 Break 5:30-6:00
Round 3 (6:00)
G7 Loser G3 vs Loser G5 (Consolation Winner)
G8 Winner G4 vs Winner G6 (Championship)
There will also be a canteen available.
 Canteen items available:
Hot dogs  1.50                    Hamburgers       3.00                        Cheese Burgers                                3.50
Pop        1.50                        Water   1.00

Laura Jardine represented the district on the weekend at CONCOURS D’ART ORATOIRE

at U de M.  Laura  received a second place finish in her  division. ( A $1500 bursery should she attend U de M after graduating).Way to go Laura!

Congratulations to the following students who have received the following scholarships:

1.  Graham Manderville - St. Thomas University Francis M. McLaughlin Scholarship worth $25,600 over 4 years

                                     University of New Brunswick Entrance Scholarship worth $6500

2.  Riley Sherrard - University of New Brunswick Lord Beaverbrook Scholarship worth $40,000 over 4 years

Congratulations to Christopher Stewart for receiving the 2015 Blackville School Turnaround Student Award.  There will be a banquet on May 7 at the Rodd Miramichi where Chris will be presented his award.  Great job, Chris!

Grade 12 Blackville School student Larissa Bryenton is one of six student athletes to be selected to receive the NBIAA Raymond Légère Sportsmanship Award (Northern Conference).

The award recognizes student athletes who display outstanding sportsmanship towards team-mates, coaches, opponents and game officials. It is presented to student athletes by the New Brunswick Interscholastic Athletic Association.

Larissa will be honoured for her accomplishment at the 10th Annual NBIAA Sportsmanship Awards Banquet scheduled for Wednesday, May 13 in Fredericton at St. Thomas University.

Larissa graduates from Blackville School in June. She is enrolled in the Veterinarian Technician program at Oulton College in Moncton. Her parents are Stephen and Joni Bryenton of Doyle's Brook near Chelmsford.