It was another wonderfully exhilitarating evening at the 2014 District Creative Use of Technology Awards Gala in Miramichi on Wendesday March, 19th. Elsipogtog school was represented by two stellar technology based projects. In the category of Digital Video, Her Story by Alora Simon, Dara Sock,and Shirley Thomas was one of 7 Finalists across all grade levels (Kindergarten to Grade 12).
Does your teacher have a classroom or subject web page that supports your classroom experience? Are you and your fellow students so proud of your school that you are busting to let others know about it? Have you used technology in your classroom to help you learn?If so then the 2014 ASD-N CUTE Awards are for you.NOMINATE your Teacher’s Web Page (parents can also make nominations for this award), Get involved with making a School Spirit Video - You could win a SMARTBOARD 680 and document camera for your school!
Once again lots of pancakes, sausages and fruit was served at the annual Elsipogtog School Breakfast with Santa. The big crowd was also entertained by a staff flashmob, as well as some line-dancing. Of course, many pictures were taken with the always jolly, Ol' Saint Nick. On behalf of the teachers and staff, we wish you joy, happiness and peace during the upcoming holidays and in the new year. Merry Christmas.http://www.elsipogtogschool.ca/gallery/holiday-festivities
The staff took part in the 2nd edition of door decorating called, Deck the Halls. The doors and hallways are beautifully decorated and everybody is a winner. Official winners are Cynthia's grade 3 class. Tied for 2nd are grade 1a, grade 1b, grade 2b, grade 4a and grade 4b. Tied for 3rd are grade 5a, grade 7a and the computer room. Honorable mention goes to the wellness corner of the hallway. Come and see the great work done by staff and students.
A huge thanks goes out to all the parents/guardians who came out for Math Night. Games were made per grade level to bring home to help children stregthen math skills and have fun at the same time. A list of math websites is available below. Laughs, fun and learning were had by all!Congratulations to all the parents/guardians that won fabulous prizes!
Michael Edwards from
Science East in Fredericton made a special guest appearance in the K-8
classrooms to help build inquiry skills while also bringing some fun things to
play with! The Van Der Graph
Generator surely sparked our attention! Hopefully, Michael will be back in the New Year with some new and exciting science activities!