Posted: April 5, 2017

The 4th annual provincial Scratch Coding Competition is now accepting submissions.  New Brunswick Finals will take place at UNB Saint John campus on May 6th and the Nova Scotia finals will be virtual. 


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Posted: March 20, 2017

The schedule for our ASD-N STEM Fairs is now availible.  Students will be divided in to groups and participate in activities when they are not with their project being judged.

Both District Fairs (March 25th at Terry Fox Elementary in Bathurst and April 1st at James M. Hill High School in Miramichi) will follow a similar timetable (please note end times may be adjusted slightly)


Posted: January 18, 2017

ASD-N will once again be running STEM Fairs in March/April of 2017.  They will be a little bit different than in years past; all grades will go to STEM Fair on the same day and participate at the same time.  Judging will still be K-5 and 6-12 separately for awards and golden tickets.  
Bathurst Ed Centre area of Schools K-12 STEM Fair: Saturday March 25, 2017.  Location: Terry Fox Elementary.

Posted: December 9, 2016

Have an idea for a project or science investigation that involves slow motion video?  As a teacher, you can win a $100 gift certificate from Arbor Scientific and a feature on their blog and the cool stuff eNewletter.  Slow motion video can be captureed using most recent smartphones, but if you want excellent quality look in to using the Egertronic Super Slow Motion Camera owned by ASD-N.  Sample videos can be found on a YouTube playlist here

Posted: November 29, 2016

On November 23rd, a group of Middle School students from Dr. Losier Middle School and Miramichi Rural School were the first to come to the newly branded ASDN Brilliant Studio located at JMH High School. They were tasked to build an arcade cabinet powered by Scratch code and Makey Makey controls. Students were introduced to the basics of Scratch and left to create their own version of a game followed by building a cardboard cabinet.

Posted: September 28, 2016

There was plenty of excitement in air, not to mention pumpkins, apples, tennis balls, and just about everything else that could be flung or fired at the 2016 APEGNB Pumpkin Fling held this past Saturday on the Waterford Green in Miramichi. This annual event organized and hosted by the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of New Brunswick has become a community staple over the past 14 years.

Posted: September 12, 2016

As part of the 2016 APEGNB Pumpkin Fling, students from ASD-N will have the opportunity to compete for Cash Prizes in the first ever mini-trebuchet contest. The contest will take place September 24, 2016 on Chatham's Waterford Green in Miramichi, NB.

Posted: August 25, 2016

As part of this years APEGNB Pumpkin Fling, students from ASD-N will have the opportunity to compete for Cash Prizes in the first ever mini-trebuchet contest.  Full details and rules will be available on STEM North in the coming weeks.

Posted: June 14, 2016

This year for the first time as part of the Jalloo festival a 3D printing contest and Drone races were held.  Students had the opportunity to navigate an obstacle course with a drone and to submit their 3D prints to be judged. View Photos From Events

The winners of the 3D printer contest were:

1st Place

Braille Dice with Case 

Posted: June 7, 2016

Three Grade 10 students from Miramichi Valley High School combined to produce the top results from all high schools in New Brunswick on the recently held, prestigious Cayley Math Competition, sponsored by the University of Waterloo. Julia Bent, Alex Tozer, and Shafkat Ahmed received the highest scores out of the 10 students who took part from MVHS. With a maximum possible total of 140 points on the exam, Bent scored 125, Tozer 122, & Ahmed 115.


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