There will be a Spring Concert Dress Rehearsal for the Blackville Elementary Choir and the Blackville School Girls’ Choir on Monday, May 29, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Grade 2 choir students are required to stay after school on Monday so that they can attend the rehearsal at 3:00 p.m. Please contact Miss Frenette if there are any questions or concerns about this dress rehearsal.
Blackville School will be presenting its annual Choir and Band Spring Concert on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria. The concert will feature performances by the Blackville School Elementary Choir, the Blackville School Girls’ Choir, the Blackville School Jazz Band along with the Grade 9T and Music 112 Instrumental classes, and vocal solos and duets. Beverages, fudge, and tickets on a 50/50 draw will be sold at the canteen during the concert with the proceeds being donated to the Grade 8 field trip. Admission is $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for students. Parents are asked to enter the school by the main entrance, proceed upstairs, and down the hallway to the cafeteria. All choir and band students should arrive at the cafeteria on Tuesday evening no later than 6:40 p.m. Elementary Choir students are asked to drop their fudge off to Miss Frenette on the morning of May 30.
Grade 4M attended a computer coding arcade for grades 4-6 at Planet Hatch in Fredericton on May 3rd. All students prepared computer programming projects with "Scratch" online. Scratch is a computer programming site for kids where they can create their own games and animations while learning about computer programming. The site is https://scratch.mit.edu.
The 2017 Miramichi Regional Music Festival will be held this year from April 18 to
April 24. Choral performances will be held at the James M. Hill High School Auditorium in Chatham. The schedule for our school is as follows:
THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2017
9:40 a.m. Class 3202 Blackville School Elementary Choir
2.“Give Me Wings”
10:00 a.m.Class 3207 Blackville School Girls’ Choir
1.“Alleluia For Our Time”
2.“Fare Thee Well”
Both choirs will travel on the same bus which will depart from the school at 8:45 a.m. Three parent volunteers are needed to travel with choir students on the bus. Please notify Miss Frenette at the school ASAP if you are available to assist us.
Elementary Choir students are asked to dress appropriately for this event, no jeans or sneakers. Members of the Blackville School Girls’ Choir will wear their choir dresses with appropriate footwear. We will make a stop at McDonald’s on the way home so students should take some money with them or bring their own lunch. If there are any questions or concerns, please contact Miss Frenette at the school.
Blackville School is looking for host parents for the first term of the 2017-18 school year for High School age students. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Edith firstname.lastname@example.org or Mr. Buggie at the School. This is an excellent opportunity for students, families and our school.
Registration for youth summer soccer offered by Miramichi United Soccer Club is now open. Programs will take place in Blackville, Miramichi and Rogersville. To register, please visit miramichiunited.ca and click on 2017 Summer. Online registration is through PayPal (use your account or a guest account & credit card). There will be one in-person registration for all three locations held later in April where cash or cheque will be accepted. Registration is on a first-come first-served basis. Registration late fees apply after April 30th.
Just a note on this week regarding Report Cards and Parent/Teacher. K-8 report cards went out yesterday. The High School Rport Cards will not go out until April 13 due to the amount of storm days this semester. Thursday's Parent/Teacher is for k-8 from 4:30-7:00. Friday's Parent/Teacher is for k-12 from 8:30-11:30. Although the High School do not have their Report Cards, Friday morning will give the parents the opportunity to see how their child or children are doing. There will be an evening Parent/Teacher for High School on April 20.