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Friends of NMS is hosting their general meeting at 6:30pm.
Grade 8 Celebration Planning meeting at 7pm.
As most of you are probably aware by now, the 18th annual NMS Firefighter Challenge will take place on Thursday March 1st. For those of you who are not familiar with the challenge, it is one of the best days of the year. It is a day we celebrate our local firefighters through fierce competition, class camaraderie and school spirit.
For the month of October, we asked our school to come together and help those in our community by bringing in non perishable food items. Nasis did an awesome job by bringing in over 2300 pounds of food. For the next few days, leading up to the big event, we are trying to do the same for our four legged friends.
Let’s help out the Fredericton SPCA by filling the boxes that have been placed in your child's classroom. Items such as food, treats, toys and kitty litter would be greatly appreciated. Items will be weighed and picked up daily. Prizes are on the line for those classes who bring in the most food.
Thank you in advance for your support!
Just a reminder that Go CODE Girl is this Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 9am - 12pm. (This event is taking the place of the "Adventure Day" for the girls club that took place in middle schools from November - January.)
Go CODE Girl! provides an exciting opportunity for girls in grades 6-8 to learn about the wonderful world of coding and software development. We aim to inspire the girls and equip them with the digital skills necessary to pursue interests in the fast growing industries of computing and engineering. We are lucky enough to have access to the UNB MakerSpace to learn about 3D printing at this event!
While final details are still in the works we can tell you that drop off will be at 8:45am in the Head Hall main lobby and the cost is FREE!
Friends of NMS and Grade 8 Celebration Meeting will be rescheduled. Dates to be announced.
The YEARBOOK DEADLINE is fast approaching! There is only one week remaining for students to order their 2017 - 2018 yearbook. The deadline is Tuesday, February 27th. Please note that all yearbooks must be pre-ordered. Orders can be placed online by following that link, here on the school webpage, or students can submit their order form along with payment (cash or cheque made payable to Nashwaaksis Middle School) to Mme. Doucett in room 205. The yearbooks are hardcover, full colour, and the price remains the same at $25. It is filled with many wonderful memories from our year at NMS. Don't miss out!
We would like to thank our Friends and Family of NMS for their time and donations to our Staff Appreciation celebration week. We were definitely spoiled.
We had daily snacks and an amazing sit down luncheon for the entire NMS staff. That's a meal for almost 60 staff members. We certainly left with full bellies. Thank-you Friends of NMS families.
We also had prizes to give away--Thank-you to the following:
We even had gift cards that were donated by families. A huge thank-you and shout out to:
Jenny Stewart-essential oils gift bags
Ferguson Family- Tim Horton's
Suzie Shields-Greco Pizza
Samms Family- Dollarstore
Theme Days -
Monday, Feb. 26th - PJ Day
Tuesday, Feb. 27th - Twin Day
Wednesday, Feb. 28th - Pink Shirt Day
Thursday, March 1st - Hat Day
Friday, March 2nd - Olympic Country Color Day
After three rounds of CyberTitan, Nashwaaksis Middle School ranks #1 nationally and 47th internationally.
CyberTitan is a CyberSecurity competition offered by the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) in affiliation with the (US) Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot Program.
The program consists of training/practice rounds held in late spring and early fall, leading into the competition rounds throughout the school year. During these competition rounds, teams are given a set of virtual images that represent operating systems. Their task is to locate cybersecurity vulnerabilities and harden the system while maintaining critical services within a six hour period.
Nashwaaksis Middle School team members (Matthew Samms, Justice Richard, Jackson McGrath, and Zachary Doucet) have spent the last 8 months preparing for the competition by going through the training modules provided by CyberPatriot, information that they sourced on their own, and guidance from their team mentor Rory Bray who is a Security Architect with IBM's Security Intelligence Development Team.
The next round of competition for Nashwaaksis Middle School’s CyberTitan Team will be the semifinals on Friday, February 9th.
Please hand in your basketball fees to your coach or Mr. Chiasson As soon as possible.
Varsity girls = 120$
Varsity boys = 100$
JV girls = 80$
JV boys = 80$
Gr. 6 girls = 35$
Gr. 6 boys = 35$
Tier 2 girls = 60$