Posted: April 20, 2011

Congratulations to the Nelson Rural School Grade 5 Floor Hockey Team as they Defeated Gretna Green yesterday in the Championship Game by a score of 6-4.  Head coach Ms. Mackenzie lead her troups to victory and is commended for her leadership.  Wonderful work everyone...Nelson Rural is very proud of each player!!

Posted: April 14, 2011

Night of the Environment by Grace W & Kelsey G The Grand Finale of the Elementary PBL clusters is almost here. It will be held on April 28th 2011, from 6:30- 8:30 pm. We will be displaying work of elementary students and some work of grade 6 and 7 students. There will be tickets for sale for an eco- friendly Spring Basket and we will have entertainment. There will also be a light lunch. Doran’s Bottle Exchange and Recycling will be our guest speaker. We welcome all and hope you enjoy an evening of fun and learning!

Posted: April 13, 2011

The grade 5 classes of Mrs. Murphy and Mrs. Riordon Barry will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday April 30th in the school cafeteria from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.  This important fundraiser will help off set the cost associated with the end of the year class trip to Fredericton. Cost of the meal is $5 per person.   Nelson Rural encourages everyone to come out and support this important event!!

Posted: April 12, 2011

The Miramichi Kinsmen and School District 16 are pleased to accept film entries for the first annual Kin Film Festival.  All School District 16 students are invited to participate.  Films can be submitted in one of two categories: Open and The Kinsmen Category.  The top 10 films in each category will be screened on May 7th, 2011 at Miramichi Empire Studio 5.  Cash prizes of $500, $250 and $100 will be awarded for the winners in each category.   Visit the Kin Film Fest page for more information.

Posted: March 28, 2011

IMPORTANT DATES: *  Report Cards go home on Tuesday, March 29th 2011.  *  There will be a CI Day on Thursday March 31st (No School For Students). *  Parent Teacher Interviews on Thursday March 31st from 4 pm - 6 pm. *  Parent Teacher Interviews on Friday April 1st from 9 am - 11:30 am.  PD for staff in the afternoon (No School For Students).

Posted: March 24, 2011

LET THE SALMON BEGIN!!  It's Spring time and the MSA have dropped off the salmon eggs for Nelson Rural Students to nurture and care for over the next several weeks.   Check out additional pics in the image gallery!!!

Posted: March 22, 2011

Emily Dickson, Deidre Bushey, and Lauren Bushey brought home the Provincial AA Mini Basketball Banner from Blacks Harbour last weekend.  They are part of the Miramichi Tommies Team coached by Marga Hache.   Congratulations girls on winning the title and everyone at Nelson Rural is very proud of your accomplishment!!  

Posted: March 17, 2011

Students and Staff at Nelson Rural celebrated St. Patrick's Day with plenty of green. A huge congratulations goes out to everyone who showed their spirit and wore their finest green!! NOTE:  More pictures are available in the "Picture Gallery" 

Posted: March 16, 2011

On March 16th students and staff took part in "The Great Big Crunch".  This is a national program where students across Canada are taking one big bite towards healthy living through healthy eating. Congratulations to all the students and staff who took part in this wonderful program especially Ms. Hackett's grade 3 class as they won a $150 prize pack for submitting a poem about healthy eating!   NOTE:  Pictures of this event are located in the picture gallery.

Posted: March 4, 2011

We are having problems with cell phones and IPod Touches in classrooms.  Students are texting and taking pictures during class time.  Currently, cell phones are to be kept in the office and picked up at 3 o’clock and IPod Touches are only to be used in the morning before classes, at lunch and after school.  I am trying very hard not to ban these items from school, however, the continued misuse by our students despite numerous warnings is increasing on a daily basis.  This will be the final notice to students and parents regarding this issue.  If students do not adhere to this policy cell phone


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