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.