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Posted: September 7, 2015

On September 10th the Miramichi Community Suicide Prevention Committee will be hosting a Walk of Courage at the Newcastle Town Square from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.  The walk has been organized for this time to emphasize the fact that many suicides occur between midnight and sunrise.  Information regarding suicide prevention will be displayed around the park for participants and there will be a candle lighting ceremony.  

Posted: June 4, 2015

Calling all Grade 11 students - Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia will be hosting a special event this summer on July 18th and 19th for any interested students. SMU will be covering the cost for a parent and student to stay in residence as well as University transition workshops, and a tour downtown Halifax. All meals will be provided; you just need to make your way to Halifax! Please see guidance for more information on this exciting opportunity to get a head start on making your post-secondary decision. For more information visit www.smu.ca/july2015.
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Posted: May 22, 2015

Encounters with Canada is an excellent opportunity for students ages 14-17 to gather in Ottawa for a week of activities and exploration.  Themes for the 2015-2015 include: Journalism and Communications; Law and Our Justice System; First Responders (new this year); Medecine and Health; and Sports and Fitness, among others.While in Ottawa students stay at the Terry Fox Centre, which includes dormitories, dining hall, and meeting rooms.  The cost to attend is $675.00, which includes lodging, liocal transportation, meals and most activities.  Transportation to and from Ottawa is free, thanks to the support of Exchanges Canada. For more information see Mrs. Ward-Cain or visit www.encounters-rencontres.ca 

Posted: May 19, 2015

Based upon an admissions review, NBCC has announced that the following programs WILL NOT be offered in the 2015-2016 academic year:-Second Language Training-Miramichi-Office Administration-Miramichi and Saint Andrews-Office Administration: Executive-Moncton-Building Maintenance and Repair-Woodstock and MiramichiThe start of the following new programs will be delayed until September 2016:-Floor Installer-Saint John-Early Childhood Education: Advocacy, Leadership and Management: MiramichiApplicant impacted by these chages will be contacted by NBCC directly.  If you have any further questions, please see Mrs. Ward-Cain. 

Posted: May 15, 2015

Me to We and Saint Francis Xavier University are sponsoring a leadership camp this summer.  The program will run from July 3rd to July 9th, at StFX University in Antogonish, Nova Scotia.  Applicants to the program must currently be enrolled in Grades 10 or 11.  An entrance bursary will be awarded to participants in order to cover program expenses.Participants will be responsible for their own transportation to StFX.  Applications must be submitted by May 29th.  For more information or applications, see Mrs. Ward-Cain or www.metowe.com.

Posted: May 8, 2015

Grade 11 students are reminded to submit their course selection forms to Mrs. Ward-Cain by Monday, May 11.  Also, as reminder that Grade 11 students can apply to NBCC any time after June 1sr, 2015.  For more information, see Mrs. Ward-Cain.
The Canadian Mental Health Association is sponsoring several events in the area over the next week, as part of Mental Health Week. Activities include:May 5th-Kindeness Day/Goji's Fundraiser, 7-10 p.m.May 6th-Wellness Fair, 12-3 p.m at Eel Ground First NationMay 7th-Mental Health Fair, 11-1 p.m at NBCC MiramichiMay 8th-Mental Health Kiosk, 11-3 p.m at Peak Performance
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Posted: April 24, 2015

Please note that I made an error in the April Guidance Newsletter-UNB will not be offering courses on the Miramichi in the fall of 2015, as part of the University at Home Program.I apologize for the confusion.  If you have any questions, please contact me!
Beginning in 2015 for applications to 2016-2017 programs, NBCC will be revising its application process. This information is especially important to students who are currently in Grade 11. What will these changes mean for prospective NBCC students? ·         Waitlisted applicants will no longer move up and down a waitlist based on marks.·         Waitlisted applicants will no longer need to re-apply each year. Beginning in fall 2015, waitlists will roll over and waitlisted applicants will retain their position until seats become available.·         Waitlisted applicants who receive an offer of acceptance less than four weeks prior to the start of the program will have a one-time option to defer their application. This means they keep their original time stamp and their application is carried forward to the next academic year for the same program/location.·         New applications will be processed on a continuous basis for the next available program intake using the date and time stamped approach.  As well, beginning in June 2015, early applications for Grade 11 students may be submitted.Please find attached a "Frequently Asked Questions" document to assist students and parents.

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