The High School Graduation Class held a Cutest Photo Pet Contest this semester. Students and staff entered about 70 pet photos in the contest. The money raised will be used for Safe Grad 2011.
Owner Kaelyn Hallihan [Grade 6]
Owner Kristen Gillespie [Grade 5]
Owner Amber Hambrook [Kindergarten]
Thank you to all who participated.
The Graduating Class of 2011
On Friday April 29th Blackville Elementary School was fortunate to have Mrs. Barry come to our school and celebrate with us International Dance Day. The students loved celebrating this event and learning dances while engaging in physical activity. The weather was so amazing that we we able to move the event outside. How lucky are our students? Thank you very much Mrs. Barry and Mrs. Donovan for organizing this wonderous event!
In partnership with Earth Day Canada, students and teachers at BHS will celebrate the 6th annual Lights Out Canada event on April 21, 2011 by turning off their lights and engaging with climate change awareness and action. ghts Out Canada provides participating schools with comprehensive lesson plans, step-by-step participation guides and posters.
Miramichi Kinsmen and School District 16 are pleased to accept film
entries for the first annual Kin Film Festival. All School District 16
students are invited to participate. Films can be submitted in one of
two categories: Open and The Kinsmen Category. The top 10 films in each
category will be screened on May 7th, 2011 at Miramichi Empire Studio
5. Cash prizes of $500, $250 and $100 will be awarded for the winners
in each category.
Visit the Kin Film Fest page for more information.
BHS was very fortunate to have Mr. Watters' Grade 12 Leadership class visit to introduce and teach a variety of different dances to our middle and elementary students. They were a very energetic and profession group of high school students and definitely showed their leadership abilities to our students. Thank you very much Mr. Watters and MVHS students. You both showed our students a great time and we got lots of exercise at the same time!
Blackville School is holding their first annual cutest pet contest.There is a $2.00 fee to enter your pet's photo into the competition. Students can enter more than one pet, however, each pet must be submitted as a separate entry . To enter, simply bring in a picture of your pet with the pet's name and the owners name and grade(class) attached to it.
Blackville School ran our annual "Caught You Caring Campaign" from February 21 to March 4 to correspond with Bullying Awareness and Annual Pink Shirt Day. We would like to thank all those students and staff that participated. The winners are Avery Brennan (6DM), Jacob Hogan (6AM), Darren Brophy (6 AM), Mackenzie Jardine (7D), Nathalie Sturgeon (11N), and Erin Duffy (11S). All winners received a prize from the office. Congratulations to our winners and I hope that everyone continues to care for others each and every day. Bullying has to stop!!
The entire learning community of Blackville School would like to welcome back all the students from their well-deserved break. We hope everyone had a fantastic vacation with their family and friends and are well rested to continue working hard on their academics!
Elementary classes were scheduled to do their outdoor winter activities tomorrow, Thursday, March 3rd, but due to the cold temperatures that are expected (wind chill of -31) we are going to reschedule these activities for the afternoon of Friday, March 4th. The time frame for these activities will be for grades K-2 12:30 until 1:30 and then for grades 3-5 from 1:30-2:30. Please dress your child appropriately for this event, as every student should have their snow pants on!
A big congratulations is extended to our dancers who represented BHS today in the district dance competition at MVHS. All dancers did incredible. A special congratulations goes out to Kristen Gillespie who won the Grade 3-5 category for the Most Original Dancer and Emily McCabe and Sarah Manderville who together won the Grade 6-8 Most Talented Dancers. Way to go Eagles! We soared again this year at the "So You Think You Can Dance District 16"!