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March 05
Celebrating What's Right with the World - February

​Keep Scrolling Down to see just some of the fun, positive news from the past month...                                                                                                                                                                                    

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Hammond River Valley Elementary School is excited to share that they are now a Heart Healthy School. The grade 5’s Championed the 5,2,1,0 Challenge and the school was awarded their new status as well as a $750.00 cheque. The money was used to buy a class set of snowshoes. 


As well, on Pink Shirt Day we were very excited to start our day with a presentation 

from PinkShirt Day 

Co-founder Travis Price. 

He spoke to a Sea of Pink and the students received his positive message loud and clear!

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St.Stephen Elementary School's Sadie McGinn, grade 4, and Claire Young, grade 5, started their own project to celebrate and promote diversity in their school! Sadie and Claire made 50 paper dolls, each representing a different country. The paper dolls are now hanging in the school's hallway. 

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Compass Education Support Program would like to CELEBRATE Felicity Lively for winning first prize in ASD-S for the Royal Canadian Legion Lancaster Branch #69, 2018 Literary and Poster Contest. Felicity also placed second provincially for her Literary submission. She was presented her certificates and cash gifts this week. Felicity is a HVHS student attending Compass, will be graduating in June and is looking forward to studying at Crandall in the fall. 

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Fundy Middle and High School has opened their new Learning Commons!  The learning commons re-imagines the library space to create flexible, and innovating teaching and learning areas to encourage and inspire student learning. Our learning commons allows students to step outside the traditional classroom and into a comfortable, creative and technology rich environment. From white board brainstorming tables, to iPad and laptops, to comfortable seating, to teaming tables with monitors, the FMHS learning commons represents one of the most, if not the most, unique 21 century learning environment in a provincial high school. We are proud to officially open this amazing new space in our building and we are thankful for the district and the leadership of our Home and School Committee in helping make this dream a reality.​ 

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Rothesay Elementary, Lakefield, Kennebecasis Park, Fairvale Elementary and Quispamsis Elementary have been very busy all February with the Great Food Bank Challenge! They collected12k+ items to be shared with food banks throughout the Valley and Saint John!

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​Students across the District, including Millidgeville North School and Belleisle Regional High, seen here, have been busy collecting socks, mittens, and other warm clothes to donate to those in need.