NSEE would like to welcome our new staff members.
We have Christine Colwell (Guidance), Kelly Russell (Replacing Miss Mutch until Christmas- Grade 2), Holly Brophy (Grade K/1)
We would also like to welcome back Donna Flanagan (Grade 4), Alma Sherrard (Custodian) and Paula Matchett (Administrive Assistant) and Pat Murphy (Custodian).
We also have two student teachers from UNB with us Andrea Sobey (with Donna Flanagan and Serena Sock (with Mrs. Holmes).
We are looking forward to a great year!
We would like to extend a warm NSEE welcome to our new acting vice-principal, Mr. Dean Mutch. Dean is replacing Mr. Aaron Johnston who accepted a new job as vice-principal at Blackville School.
NSEE is happy to have Mr. Mutch join our team and we are looking forward to working with him this school year.
The last day of school is an exciting day for students. This year the last day was particularly thrilling for Grade 6 student Branden Irving of Matthew’s Settlement. He was the lucky winner of a new mountain bike.
The names of all the students in the school were in for draws for several prizes on the last day of school.The grand prize was a new mountain bike, generously donated by Sunny Corner Mainstop owner Cheryl Foran.
NSEE helds its annual Spell-a-Thon on Friday, April 16. The top spellers from each grade level were selected to compete in a "Spell-Off" competition in the gymnasium in front of their schoolmates and parents and guests. The Spell-a-Thon is a fundraising event where the proceeds are used to purchase and maintain technology within the school. The total amount raised by the student body was $3111.16 and the winning class was Mrs. Henderson's Kindergarten class who raised $23.91 per student.
This morning Maritime Marionettes, a Nova Scotia based marionette theatre company visited and performed for the students of NSEE. The performance this morning was Molly and the Oak Island Treasure and was well received by students and staff alike. The play features a young girl Molly who goes off in search of treasure spoke of by her Uncle Peg. Accompanied by her faithful fairy friend Pixie, Molly sets forth on an adventure where she meets a young Mik'maq boy, Ulgoimo. The play has a rich maritime theme and atmosphere and is wonderfully accentuated by the music of The Barra MacNeil's. At
The District 16 Creative Use of Technology in Education Awards were held at JMH on Thursday, February 18th. NSEE had dozens of Tech porjects entered into the various categories. We had four students nominated as finalists in the Photo Essay category. Congratulations to Brian (Photo Essay: My Cat Milo), Tamara (Photo Essay: NSEE Fun) and Carter & Danya (Photo Essay: O'Canada). Our musical from last spring, "Doo Wop Wed Widing Hood" was nominated in the Digital Audio-Musical division. When the prizes were awarded NSEE took the prize in this category. The award was accepted by Kathleen,
NSEE students made a good showing at the District 16 dance competition held at MVHS on February 17th. Our school finalists were: Gr. K-2: Connor, Mackenzie, Grace and Herschell won Most Original Gr. 3-5: Bill, Riley, and Jaden won Most AthleticCongratulations to all who participated at both the district and school level.
On Thursday, September 24 Wendy Sutherland from Kentucky Fried Chicken presented NSEE with a cheque for $1000.00. The funds were from the KFC S'Cool Life Fund and will be used to purchase new soccer uniforms and for Student Leaders fieldtrips. The grant application was submitted by Ms. Marcy Downey.
On Wednesday, September 24th Mrs. Carney raised our newest banner to the gym wall. The banner recognizes NSEE's commitment toward quality Physical Education and Health programs in our school. Awarded from Physical & Health Education Canada, our school earned the Platinum Award. The award's description is as follows from PHE Canada:
NSEE would like to welcome Mr. Aaron Johnston to our staff as our new Vice-Principal. Mr. Johnston is an alumnus of NSER. He brings to our school valuable experience, his most recent assignment was at Blackville School. He also has taught at Elsipogtog School and in Northern Alberta. In addition to his administrative duties, he will be teaching Grade 6 Language Arts and Phys. Ed.