Nelson Rural School held their annual awards ceremony on Thursday, June 22, 2017. The following students were presented with the major awards of the year:
Michaela MacDonald Award presented to an elementary student recognized for their love of reading - Chloe Sullivan (front left) Thomas Woods Award presented to a primary student recognized for their creativity - Rowyn Jardine (front right) Back (left to right): Exemplary Student (Davey O'Toole Bursary) presented to student(s) with highest academic standing in Grade 8 - William Woods & Jorja Hanley
Cali Crossman was the winner of our Grade 8 Fundraiser. She had the closest guess for the amount in the jar without going over and won the contents of the jar. The kids would like to to thank Buddy O'Toole who donated the amount to support our cause.
The Grade 8 students raised $300 for their end of the year trip to Hopewell Rocks which they will be taking next Wednesday.
Nelson Students performed well at the annual archery competition with Jantzen Brennan capturing 1st place, Skylar Martin 2nd Place and Kate Hache 3rd place for the Grade 7 category. Congratulations to all students who represented our school at the competition.
Nelson Rural School should be very proud of the performance and overall class act of how the middle school Drama Club conducted themselves at this past week’s New Brunswick Drama Festival. From the stage crew and the girls doing make-up, to the awesome performance of all actors on stage, the cast and crew of The Real Inspector Found? were truly amazing. Along with fantastic notes and numerous compliments from experienced and professional adjudicators, the cast and crew also got praise from students from other schools.
Giant Tiger Miramichi, is donating the proceeds of their stuffed tiger sales to the Miramichi SPCA. The cost of each tiger is $5. Nelson Rural has purchased a few of these tigers and will be selling them on a first come first serve basis to interested students. Cost will be $5. All money collected will be donated to the SPCA. For more information on this program please visit the facebook page of the Miramichi SPCA.
On April 8 our very own Grade 8 student Madelyn MacTavish won the district middle school Spoken Word competition. She will now move on to the provincial Spoken Word competition in Fredericton on May 26.
Public health officials are advising that a stomach virus is circulating in New Brunswick and asking those experiencing symptoms to stay home from work, school or daycare for at least 48 hours to help prevent its spread.