Friday, October 29, 2010

Ghost, Ghouls and Goblins

Middle and high school students from Blackville High enjoyed a Halloween dance on Thursday night, October 29.
Meanwhile, the Graduating Class of 2010 hosted Halloween parties for the elementary students in the early evening of October 29.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Just monkeying around...

Grade nine students from Blackville school journeyed to Miramichi Valley High School to take part in the High Elements Course on Monday, October 25. The purpose of the activity is to challenge students to move outside their comfort zone while also building support and trust with their peers. The High Elements Course is part of District 16's Adventure Education Initiative.

Middle School Cross Country Team Update

The Middle School Cross Country team played their best at their final meet in French Front Cove , last Wednesday, October 20. Congratulations to all the runners who participated in the race. The results are as follows: For Grade 8, Caitie McCabe, finished 3rd overall and 1st for Blackville, and Ashley Vickers, finished 9th overall and 2nd for Blackville. For Grade 7, Wyatt Vickers, finished 7th overall and 1st for Blackville. For Grade 6, Laura Sturgeon placed 1st for the school, Nicole Nash placed 2nd for the school, and Emily McCabe placed 3rd for the school. Miss. Hart would like to send out a huge thank you to all of the runners and parents for their continued effort, support and dedication! It was an awesome season.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Blackville students view new MADD video, Shattered

Blackville High School students had the opportunity to see the new Shattered video produced by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). After viewing the video, the students had an opportunity to discuss the video with MADD School Outreach Field Representative Roch-Alain Poirier. NB Liquor Representatives Tara McNeil and Elizabeth MacDonald also spoke to the students. NB Liquor sponsored the presentation costs for the school.

In photo: Student Council President Melita Urquhart, Secretary Mogan Donovan, Tara McNeil of NB Liquor, Second Vice-President Michaela Jardine, Boomerang representative Carly Hallihan, Elizabeth MacDonald of NB Liquor, Boomerang representatives Michael McNeil, Melissa Underhill, Junior Vickers, and TJ Donohue, MADD representative Roch-Alain Poirier and 1st Vice President Dallas Underhill.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Miramichi Big Canoe Challenge

Blackville High students from the Outdoor Pursuits Class participated in the first Miramichi Big Canoe Challenge at the Bicentennial Park in Nelson. Students had the opportunity to try out the 26-foot Voyageur canoe "Sipu" on Sunday, September 26.
(l-r) Michael McNeil, Taylar Curtis, Gina Sturgeon, Mr. Johnston, Dallas Underhill, Mr. Russell, TJ Donohue, Braden Coughlan, Alex Sturgeon