Thursday, February 22, 2024

High School Student of the Week

Grade 11 student Curtis Duffy is the High School Student of the Week. He was nominated by Mr. Hallihan.

Mr. Hallihan said, "Curtis is always pleasant and polite in and out of the classroom. He took Outdoor Education 110 first semester and is back taking a Personal Interest credit doing it again as a student leader. He also has an interest in fly tying and plans to commit weekly to a fishing club for interested students."

The other students nominated are Kolton Collins, Sydney Snow and Gary Vautour.

Congratulations to Curtis and the other nominees.

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Fancy Shawl Dancer Visits Blackville School

Fancy Shawl Dancer Shelly Ann Robichaud presented and spoke to the students and staff on Friday, February 9 about Indigenous history and culture.

A Mi'kmaw from the EsgenoƓpetitj First Nation Community, Robichaud led the assembly to chant traditional songs. Many of the younger students also joined her in dance.

Following the morning presentation, she was available in the open area of the school with her exhibit, showcasing different aspects of Mi'kmaq culture. She then led the grade 9 students in a dream catcher workshop.


On a Facebook post, Robichaud said "spending a morning with K-12 brought me so much joy, love and good medicine."

She added, "Thank you to my former English teacher Ms. Shannon Stewart for welcoming me into your grade 9 class to do a dream catcher workshop. I am so proud of each and every student for participating, showing respect and being so patient."


To see more photos from the presentation and workshop, click here

(Photos by Jerrica Manderville, Raelyn Sherrard and Gary Vautour)

 




Thursday, February 8, 2024

High School Student of the Week

Grade 10 student Chase McIntyre-Connors is the High School Student of the Week. He was nominated by Ms. T. Underhill

Ms. T. Underhill said, "Chase is off to a great start in Science 10. Chase has shown his commitment to completing work and reaching out when he needs help. So awesome, Chase!"

The other students nominated are Judi Dottin and Kyle Leblanc.

Congratulations to Chase and the other nominees.