Mr Pat Finnigan, MP for Miramichi/Grand Lake and owner of Mr Tomato in Rogersville visited our school on Nov. 3 to help Grade 2S and 5W prepare for our School Garden. Mr. Finnigan gave us some great advice on what to plant, when to plant and how to tend to our garden.
The Nelson Raiders are District Boys Varsity Champions. On the new turf pitch on King Street on October 24, Nelson edged the Max Aitken Academy Moose 2-1 to take the championship banner home. The Raiders completed a perfect regular season at 5-0, with a perfect playoff. In the final the boys played a strong team game, and played with their hearts on the sleeves, proving they wanted the win. The Raiders played solid defense, strong team play. After 4 of the past 6 years with sliver, The Raiders finally beat their cross bridge rivals to win gold and the District Championship Banner.
To help celebrate the start of our Community Garden Project we are asking students to get creative and think of a name and draw a logo for our brand new Nelson Rural Community Garden. In the spring of 2018 we will be planting our very first seeds and it is hoped this will lead to an exciting yearly project that both our students and community can become engaged in. The deadline for submissions of names and logos will be Nov.14, 2017.
Tommies Minor Basketball Association will be having tryouts for both their mini boys teams on Monday October 24th and Wednesday October 26th? It is for any boys in grades 4, 5, and 6. They will be held at Dr. Losier Middle School. Parents can also check out our TMBA facebook page for more detail.