Thursday, September 22, 2022

Senior Girls Soccer


Name: Fernanda Paro
Nickname: Fer Paro
Number: 10
Position: Mid field
Favorite Brand: Nike

Name: Jerrica Manderville
Nickname: Kid
Number: 16
Position: Fullback
Favorite Brand: Nike

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Senior Boys Soccer

Name: Winston Dottin
Nickname: DJ Chekmate
Number: 00
Position: Goalie
Favourite Brand: Under Armour

Name: Kale Hallihan
Nickname: Kelly
Number: 16
Position: Midfield
Favourite Brand: Nike

Friday, June 24, 2022

High School Graduation Celebration Held on Thursday

Photos by Tyra Martin and Tara Martin
Twenty nine grade 12 students crossed the stage at Blackville School on Thursday evening, June 23 to receive their high school diplomas.

The valedictorian was Dakota Curtis and the salutatorian was Jorja Donovan. Reverend Graham Russell gave the invocation and the benediction was given by Reverend John Stewart.

Blackville School Principal Rodney Buggie addressed the staff, graduates and their guests.

Later that evening after the graduation ceremony, the graduates had their all night Safe Grad event at the school.

Click here to see  photos. Click here to see a video. 

Elementary and Middle Recognition Day 2022

Students and staff at Blackville School held the Elementary and Middle School Recognition Day on the last day of school, Friday, June 24.

Students were awarded several different prizes and awards, including the Miramichi Salmon Association prizes in stories, printing and art. 

Other awards included the Positivity Awards, the Hard Hat Awards and Outstanding Scholar Awards.

To see more photos, click here
 

Friday, June 10, 2022

Middle and High School Award Ceremony Held on Thursday

River Stewart (grade 10) and Jorja Donovan (grade 12) 
were awarded the Outstanding Female and
Male Academic and Extra Curricular Activities.
The Recognition and Awards Ceremony for middle and high school students was held on Thursday, June 10. 

Hudson Underhill (grade 12) and Layla Hallihan (grade 12) were awarded the Male and Female Athletes of the Year. Their names will now be commemorated on the wall of Eagles in the gym.

Jorja Donovan (grade 12) and River Stewart (grade 10) were awarded the Outstanding Female and Male Academic and Extra Curricular Activities. 

Hudson Underhill (grade 12) and Layla Hallihan (grade 12)
were awarded the Male and Female Athletes of the Year. 


Drea Hallihan (grade 12) was awarded the Fenton  Sturgeon Memorial Award. This is presented to a  grade 12 student who has participated in sports  through all four years of high school, with special  consideration given to those who have volunteered  their time to coach young athletes outside of school.

Jace Jardine (grade 8) and Malia Hallihan (grade 7)  are the middle school Male and Female Athletes of  the Year. 

The Student First Award went to cafeteria worker Bernadette MacWilliams. Mr. Buggie remarked that she always makes time for every student and is a worthy recipient of the award. 

Jace Jardine (grade 8) and Malia Hallihan (grade 7)
are the middle school Male and Female Athletes of the Year. 
Allie Hallihan (Grade 6) and Erin Hallihan (Grade 7) received recognition for their entrepreneur pitches during the Provincial PitchFest they participated in earlier this semester. Allie took home the top spot and she was closely followed by Erin. 

For more photos from the event, click here.

Thursday, June 2, 2022

High School Student of the Week


Grade 9 student Kole Wetmore is the High School Student of the Week. Kole was nominated by Mrs. J. Underhill.


Kole has been working really hard with the Romeo and Juliet unit.

The other students nominated were Raelyn Sherrard, Carter Curtis, and Kale Hallihan. 

Congratulations to Kole and all the other nominees.

Friday, May 27, 2022

Blackville Students Receive Recognition in Remembrance Day Literary Contest

Three Blackville School students who participated in the Royal Canadian Legion Remembrance Day Literary Contest were recognized for their work.  

Grade 9 students Tally Luce received First Place in the Remembrance Day Writing contest. International exchange student Ana Garcia from Spain received Second Place. Her host sister, Grade 7 student Malia Hallihan, accepted her prize. Grade 9 students Ava Walls received Third Place. 

Local Legion Branch 49 members were at the school on Thursday to present the prizes to the students.

The Royal Canadian Legion, in partnership with schools across the country and with The Legion National Foundation, promote remembrance and support youth education through the annual poster and literary contests. 

Students in Grades 1 through 12 are invited to submit their creative works, with a focus on Remembrance, through their local school to be entered into Legion Branch contests. 

Thursday, May 26, 2022

High School Student of the Week

Grade 9 student Thomas Croft is the High School Student of the Week. Thomas was nominated by Mrs. Stewart.

Thomas displays a positive effort in French class.

The other students nominated were Joshua Gibson, Mitchell Arbeau and Emily Hallihan. 

Congratulations to Thomas and all the other nominees.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Dramatic Arts Class Recognized at Provincial Festival

Layla Hallihan, Camden Curtis, Kensen Brennan
Mr. Hache's Dramatic Arts class attended the Provincial Drama Festival in Fredericton to perform the play "High School Musi-pocalypse". 

The class received a Special Adjudicator's Mention for Outstanding Ensemble and Outstanding Comedic Timing. Some of the cast members were also awarded for their outstanding acting.

Kensen Brennan for Outstanding Supporting Actor, Camden Curtis for Outstanding Supporting Actor, and Layla Hallihan for Outstanding Actor.


High School Student of the Week for May 20


Grade 11 student Michaela Theriault was the High School Student of the Week. Michaela was nominated by Mr. Norton.

Michaela has displayed a strong performance in Electronics 110. 

The other students nominated were Olivia Donahue, Mason Donahue, Michael Maillet and Brandon Hernandez. 

Congratulations to Michaela and all the other nominees.

Monday, May 23, 2022

62 Exhibits at Young Entrepreneurs Market; $1001 raised for Ukraine

(l-r) Mr. A. Hallihan, Grade 11 students Michaela Theriault
(Top Sales) and Ashanti Boateng (Top Display), Grade 12
student Jaiden Betts(Top Pitch) and Mr. A. Johnston. 
There were 62 exhibits on display last Thursday, May 19 when Blackville School held its Young Entrepreneurs Showcase and Market. Students from various grade levels in middle and high school promoted, sold and took orders for various products. 

Some of the merchandise included stickers, clothing, keychains, customized plaques and cutting boards, book bags, pet collars and fishing flies. The total amount raised by the young entrepreneurs was $6629.96. 

Four high school students and four middle school students participated in the "Pitch Your Idea" activity with panels guests Ries Van Beek from the Centre of Excellence Entrepreneurship, Kevin Gallant from APEGNB, Rob Lehnert from ASDN ICE Centre, Jennifer McFarlane from ASDN Guidance, Rachel Bell from ASDN First Nations and Blackville Principal Rodney Buggie. 

Some students achieved special recognition for their efforts. Grade 12 student Jaiden Betts won the Top Pitch prize and Grade 11 student Ashanti Boateng won Top Display/Packaging/Product. Grade 11 student Michaela Theriault won Top Sales. 

The student exhibitors were busy all day with Blackville School students and staff checking out their wares. Additionally, many people in the community came out and middle school students from Max Aitken visited. 

Students also took advantage of the event by selling popcorn and holding a barbecue. This effort along with money raised from a recent high school dance, plus a High School Student Council donation, raised  $1001 for Ukraine relief. 

For more details on the students' products, click here. To see more photos from the event, click here

Thursday, May 12, 2022

High School Student of the Week


Grade 11 student Riley Gerrish is the High School Student of Week. Riley was nominated by Ms. T. Underhill and Mr. Hallihan. 

Riley is putting forth a great effort in Human Physiology, as well as in her business ventures. 

The other students nominated this week are Michael Curtis, Hailey Singer, Sebastian Boateng, Kamryn McAllister, Michaela Theriault, and Madison Jardine. 

Congratulations to Riley and all the other nominees.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Showcase, Market and BBQ Next Thursday, May 19.

There will be a Young Entrepreneurs Showcase and Market at Blackville School next Thursday, May 19.

Students will be showcasing many different products. The showcase and market will be open to the public from 1-5 pm.   

To see more details about the products that will be on display, you can check out the BHS ICE Centre site, by clicking here. You can also order products online at this site. 

A barbecue will also be held with all proceeds for the Ukraine relief effort. 

Thursday, May 5, 2022

High School Student of the Week

Grade 12 student Athena Wiebe is the High School Student of Week. Athena was nominated by Mr. Ashley Hallihan.

"Athena recently released her own novel, which is an amazing accomplishment," said Mr. Hallihan. "Since her arrival to Blackville School, Athena has been engaged in her technology project and just used GlowForge technology to create a custom arm band out of leather," he added.

The other students nominated this week are Daylen Underhill, Matthew Underhill and R.J. Furlong.

Congratulations to Athena and all the other nominees.

Friday, April 29, 2022

Special Design Challenge for Students

Image by ha11ok from Pixabay 
The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development announces a special Design Challenge for students across the province. 

Students of all ages are invited to create original artwork that will represent the "schools’ vibrant cultural and linguistic diversity." 

The image will be featured on products such as mugs, card, and/or stickers that EECD will share with colleagues, educators and partners in education.

The goal of the challenge is to provide students with an opportunity to create an original design with real- world applications.

One logo will be chosen for each of the following grade level categories: K-2,  3-5, 6-8 and 9-12.

The chosen artwork will be one that captures the unique, inclusive and vibrant nature of the schools and provincial pride in cultural diversity and inclusivity. 

The creator of each of the four chosen designs will receive a professionally framed copy of their work, along with a mug, card or sticker featuring their design.

For more information, see your teacher and you can also see more details by clicking here.

Thursday, April 28, 2022

High School Student of the Week


Grade 10 student Tyson Mackeigan is the High School Student of Week. Tyson was nominated by Ms. C. Underhill. Tyson is a hard worker and a very pleasant student to have in class. The other students nominated this week are Seth Donovan, Nathan Stewart, Jaiden Betts, Kensen Brennan and Lyndsay Jardine.

Congratulations to Tyson and all the other nominees.

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

New Brunswick International Student Program

International Students 2021-22: Emma Byl, Taina Abe Rosa,
 Ana Garcia, Fernanda Di Lorio Bellarosa
The NB International Student Program (NBISP) is seeking host families for visiting international students ages 12-18 for short term stays (2-4 months), one semester, and a full school year. International students come to NB for a cultural experience, to attend school and activities, improve their English, and live with a New Brunswick family. This program gives an international experience to families and schools; opening our minds and educating all of us on other countries and cultures.


Host families are to provide students with their own bedroom, nutritious meals, and Wi-Fi, but what makes our hosts the BEST is they welcome the student as a member of the family. Homestay families do receive a stipend of $750/month to cover expenses.

For more information, click here

Monday, April 25, 2022

Elementary Classes of the Month

The Elementary Classes of the Month are Mrs. Sobey's grade 2 class and Mrs. Duffy's grade 4/5 class. Congratulations to the two classes!


Thursday, April 21, 2022

Student of the Week

Grade 11 student Caidan Duffy is the High School Student of Week. Caidan was nominated by Ms. T. Underhill. Caidan works hard during class and contributes to all activities in Human Physiology. The other students nominated this week are Tyra Hallihan, Blake Curtis and Brennan Gunter. 

Congratulations to Caidan and all the other nominees.

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Tasty Cake Delights for Easter Auction

First prize cake by
Lincoln Colford

The Middle School students held a cake baking contest and auction. 

First prize winner went to grade 7 student Lincoln Colford with his rabbit, duck and mini-egg cake theme. 

Grade 7 student Ava Underhill was the second prize winner with her strawberry delight cake. 

Third prize went to grade 8 student Bree Hallihan who made a cheesecake. 

Several students signed up to create a bake a cake. 

Second prize cake
by Ava Underhill 

The proceeds from the auction of the cakes are going towards the end of year events for the middle school students.

Thirteen cakes were auctioned and the effort raised $420.00.








Third prize cake
by Bree Hallihan 





Middle School Student of the Month

Montana Stewart of 8O is the Middle School Student of the Month. 

She was nominated by the middle school staff.

Other nominees this past month were Garland Manderville, Grace Jardine and Allison Manderville. 

Congratulations to Montana and the other nominees.

High School Student of the Week

Grade 12 student Christina Curtis is the High School Student of Week. Christina was nominated by Mr. Carter. She is always ready to work and is very open to feedback and suggestions. The other students nominated this week are Tyra Hallihan, Riley Gerrish, Tobias Sullivan and Scarlette Courtnage. 

Congratulations to Christina and all the other nominees.

Monday, April 11, 2022

High School JV Girls Finish in 3rd Place at Moncton Tournament

The High School JV girls volleyball team attended the U de M tournament in Moncton over the weekend. 

They finished first place in Tier 2 after Friday's games. Saturday was full of suspense, as their game went into the third set to determine the winner. 

The girls were victorious, pulling a 15-13 win which placed them in the semi-finals. They fought hard against MVHS but lost in the end. They finished with a ranking of 3rd place in Tier 2. 

The next game for the team is Tuesday, April 12 at NSER from 5-6 pm. 

Thursday, April 7, 2022

High School Student of the Week

Grade 11 student Ashanti Boateng is the High School Student of Week. Ashanti was nominated by both Mr. Norton and Mr. Hallihan. She has shown a strong effort in Electronics, has been committed to her courses and is excelling with her project ideas. 

The other students nominated this week are Marco Arseneault, Austin McCormack, Olivia Donahue and Abby McEvoy. 

Congratulations to Ashanti and all the other nominees.

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Pep Rally Celebrates Provincial Championship Win and Students Receive Backpacks

A pep rally was held on Friday, April 1 to celebrate the Blackville School Senior Boys Hockey Team's Provincial Championship win.

A number of students won signed Jake Allen jerseys and every student received a backpack, courtesy of the Blackville Home and School.

This is the second team at Blackville School to win a provincial championship this school year. The Senior Girls Soccer Team won the soccer provincial title in the fall.

To see more photos from the rally, click here.

Friday, April 1, 2022

High School Student of the Week

Grade 11 student Emily Stewart is the High School Student of Week. Emily was nominated by Ms. T. Underhill. Emily was nominated because she works very hard during each class and always works to her full potential.

The other students nominated this week are Jordyn Curtis, Thomas Burns, Brayden Duffy and Hudson Underhill. 

Congratulations to Emily and all the other nominees.

Thursday, March 24, 2022

High School Student of the Week

Grade 12 student Drake Coughlan is the High School Student of Week.

Drake was nominated by Mr. Carter. Drake was nominated because of his consistent effort and good work in his English and Media Studies 120 classes.

The other students nominated this week are Denver Hogan, Riley Gerrish, Kyleigh Underhill, Kyle LeBlanc, Jack Curtis, Denzel Patles and Myles Curtis. 

Congratulations to Drake and all the other nominees.

Friday, March 18, 2022

High School Student of the Week

Grade 11 student Tessa Munn is the High School Student of Week.

Tessa was nominated by Mr. Hallihan, Ms. Brophy and Mr. Buggie. Tessa recited pi to 99 decimal places on National Pi Day. She is also the student representative for the school's wellness committee. Aside from helping with wellness initiatives, she promotes school spirit. Ms. Brophy described her as an "exceptional student."

The other students nominated this week are Aiden Hennessy, Curtis Duffy, Ethan McEvoy, Jaden Vickers, Payton Jardine and Roman Stewart. 

Congratulations to Tessa and all the other nominees.

Friday, March 4, 2022

Elementary Classes of the Month

The Elementary Classes of the Month are Mrs. Lyons' grade 1 class and Mrs. Shaddick's  grade 3 class. Congratulations to the two classes!




Middle School Student of the Month

Erin Hallihan of 6/7Q is the Middle School Student of the Month. 

She was nominated by Mrs. Quigley for her improvements in Math and Language Arts. 

Other nominees this past month were Allie Hallihan, Ellie Jardine, Lincoln Colford, & Sophie Munn.

Congratulations to Erin and the other nominees.

Thursday, March 3, 2022

High School Student of the Week

Grade 9 student Maddison Vickers is the High School Student of Week. 

Maddison was nominated by Ms. Moody. Ms. Moody nominated Maddison because, in the Visual Arts class, Maddison "is taking her time and applying some of the techniques we learned in class when drawing a self portrait." She also encouraged Maddison to keep up the good work.

The other students nominated this week are Spencer Mullin, Nathan Gillespie, Liam Snow, Chloe Curtis, Josh Gibson, Hunter Donahue, Aiden Hennessy, Maddison Vickers, Gary Vautour and Tara Martin. 

Congratulations to Maddison and all the other nominees.

Friday, February 25, 2022

High School Student of the Week

Grade 12 student Logan Urquhart is the High School Student of Week. 

Logan was nominated by Mr. Carter. Mr. Carter nominated Logan for his work and engagement in Media Studies 120, and he said Logan works well with the other students. 

The other students nominated this week are Layne Jardine, Michaela Theriault, Winston Dottin, Ava Walls and Tessa Munn. 

Congratulations to Logan and all the other nominees.