Exam Week Preparations

Just an update to students that the Cafeteria will not be serving food during exam week.  Those students who were planning on grabbing lunch at school should make other arrangements for lunch/snack.

Below is a copy of the long block/exam week schedule.  Please note the start times for each exam, and plan on being at least 15-20 minutes early where possible.  As well, students are reminded that bags, jackets and cellular devices will not be permitted in the examination room(s) during exams.

Exam Schedule

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Graduation Ceremony Theme~Grade 12 Survey!

All grade 12’s who are planning on graduating in June are encouraged to participate in the Graduation Ceremony Theme survey to share your thoughts and ideas about grad, as well as letting us know you are available to help out with the planning process and/or decorating activity!  The more help, the better the final product~which we hope will be amazing, and all will be proud of their most-special day!  The survey will close on February 10th, as we are getting ready to start ordering our decorations and materials!

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It’s Bell “Let’s Talk” Day

Join the conversation and help grow Bell’s donations…
Today, on Bell Let’s Talk Day, for every text message, wireless and long distance call made by Bell Canada and Bell Aliant customers, every tweet using #BellLetsTalk, and every Facebook share of that day’s Bell Let’s Talk Day image at Facebook.com/BellLetsTalk, Bell will donate 5 cents more to Canadian mental health programs.

  • Canadian Olympian Clara Hughes, Bell Let’s Talk national spokesperson, invites everyone to the 5th annual Bell Let’s Talk Day on January 28
  • Learn 5 simple ways to help end the stigma around mental illness
  • Please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk to learn more about Bell Let’s Talk events and download the toolkit
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SD60 Students Participating at Skills Canada Competition

Here’s a 48 second video highlighting our students involvement at the skills competition last Friday:  http://youtu.be/ZxPFlFcI55M



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Textbook Return Date~January 31st

The deadline for textbook return is this Friday, January 31, unless they are needed for studying purposes.

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Make IT Work Day~Baldonnel and Taylor Elementary Schools Visit NPSS

Students from Baldonnel and Taylor Elementary Schools visited NPSS recently to learn more about our Programs as well as an introduction to the “Trades” opportunities made available through our school!  Check out the wonderful video illustrating the impact it had on our little visitors!


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Homestay Families Needed for International Students

The School District is looking for Host Families for a group of international students arriving at the beginning of February.  Please see the attached flyer for more information and contact Juanita Esau at NPSS (jesau@prn.bc.ca) if you are interested: hostfamily poster – Feb



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University of Northern British Columbia Visiting NPSS

Representatives from UNBC will be here on Monday, January 26th during the lunch hour.  They will have a table set up across from the library in the hallway.  Their purpose is to advertise their school/programs and answer to answer any questions students might have.  Even if you are not intending on going to UNBC, it might not be a bad idea to talk with advisors from any post secondary institute to learn about programs, admission requirements etc.

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Young Women of Power Workshop~Helping Girls Confidently Move Forward

Location: Aboriginal Friendship Centre (10208 – 95 Ave)

Date: Tuesday January 27, 2015
Time: 10AM-2PM (Lunch Provided)
The Young Women of Power Workshop provides tools to help teen girls make positive choices by redefining Beauty, teaching them how to use wisdom, building their confidence to produce power, to be unwavering in their values and principles. This workshop consists of interactive group sessions addressing the key areas that are necessary for building the confidence of teen girls. Local First Nation band member girls will have priority but it is not exclusively for them. Those interested can contact Pat Jansen at 250-785-8324 and/or visit the website at www.ywop.ca

YWOP Workshop Content 2015

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CDC Talent Showcase~Call For Performers!

The annual CDC Talent Showcase is scheduled for Friday March 6th.  Those students interested in participating this year are asked to contact Penny Gagnon at (250) 785-3200 for more information and to pick up pledge sheets!

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