May was a big month at Rankin. So much to celebrate!
Track & Field Regionals:
-Graduating Student Beth Cholock set new regional records in the Senior Girls 400m & 800m! Congratulations Beth!
-____ students heading off to Provincial Competition.
Puffin Awards for Literary Excellence:
– 3 of our Grade 11 students won the Puffin Awards for Literary Excellence with their original writing.
– 1st place: Abbie Bickham “Quality Protection”
– 2nd place: Michaela MacMillan “Fishing on the Moon”
– 3rd place: Stephanie MacDonald “The Coffee Encounter”
-10 students attended Provincial NSSSA Conference at StFX
– Maggie MacNeil was elected Provincial President for the NSSSA Organization.
Show Me Your Math:
– Our Grade 4-5-6 students participated in ‘Show Me Your Math’ fair at Membertou and had officials from StFX here to explore their work.
NSSAF Celebration of Sport:
– Zac MacKinnon & Laura Wukitsch were awarded NSSAF Sports awards at a Provincial Celebration.
– Meghan Lynch-Briand, our Running club coach, was also recognized for her work with our elementary students.
– Max Moeller; Morgan MacInnis; Grace MacNeil and Taylor Basque represented Rankin at the CBVRSB Public Speaking Event
Student Art Show:
– A number of pieces by our students were shown at the Regional Art Show at the Mayflower Mall.
– Shayde Stevens and Morgan MacInnis had showcases at the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design.
– Gaelic Awareness Month was celebrated by our Gaelic Students during a day of language classes, songs and an afternoon Milling Frolic with guests from our community.
– Has been busy preparing for the Fiddler’s Run this coming weekend!