How would you like to kick start your oil and gas career during a weeklong field trip May 8 – 12? The Northern Opportunities Energy Week Tour gives students unique opportunities to meet and greet with actual workers from various companies in our local region. Highlights include an afternoon golf tournament, networking and mentoring with industry insiders, and lots of free food! Students also walk away from the week with an H2S safety ticket. If you’re a current student at NPSS, please see Mr. Mayer at school if interested. For more information, or to register, please contact Bonnie Bridges at 250-262-6027 or email@example.com. Don’t miss out on this engaging and unique special event! You can even earn credits toward graduation for this.”
Attention Grads! Those of you that are looking to apply for local bursaries and scholarships should download the following documents to learn more about the process for applying.
Application Procedure for Local Awards 2017
List of Local Awards 2017
On May 8th-12th, NPSS will host the “My Strength Is Not For Hurting” campaign to help raise awareness of domestic violence. The week-long event will have information sessions from professionals in our area as well as take-away resources for students. During the lead-up to the event, NPSS will host My-Strength Wednesdays where students will be encouraged to purchase and wear a My Strength t-shirt (available at the office for $5/proceeds going to the Women’s Resource Society). In the final week of our campaign, we hope to see most/all students and staff wearing their My Strength shirts in support of the campaign!
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NPSS & ELC staff are working with SD60 Technology Services on the Family Portal within our Student Information System, MyEducation BC, that will allow you to log in and see information about learning that teachers share, attendance info, and report cards. Please download the attached letter for more information!
Family Portal Letter
On Wednesday, April 12th at 6:30pm, families are invited to our annual Open House. Staff will be on hand to showcase the great things that are happening in their classes, as well as to answer any questions parents might have. There will be a variety of tables set up with student work and demonstrations, as well as a table where families can purchase NPSS Spirit Wear and enter a draw for a Spirit Wear prize pack! We hope to see you all for a fun filled night.
On May 11th at 6:30pm, NPSS will host a Parent Information Night for parents with children ages 16-24 who are living with developmental disabilities, Autism and/or Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and are eligible for CLBC services. Please download the info poster attached below for more details.
Parent Info Poster STADD mtg
NPSS will be moving to paperless reporting in the months ahead. To help parents, we will be sending out parent e-mail to explain how to log on to the Parent Portal as well as how to navigate the on-line environment of MyEd. Those parents who have not yet logged on to the Portal should check their emails for new login information. Please refer to the following document if you have any questions.
Please see the attached letter clarifying student admission and school choice from the Assistant Superintendent, Stephen Petrucci.
Students needing to write or rewrite a Provincial Exam for for a course that was completed before June 2016 must register at the Career Center as soon as possible. Remember that these exams must be written by the end of June 2017. The Exams that are available on April 6 & 7 are Eng 12, Eng 10, SS 11 or Sc 10.
Doodle 4 Google Canada is a national contest inviting students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 to redesign the logo for the Google.ca homepage for a day.*
As Canada blows out a whole lot of candles for its 150th birthday this year, what better way to celebrate than by asking students to imagine what the next 150 years will look like? Google believes our youth hold the key to a bright future for Canada, and can’t wait to see what their optimism, creativity and imagination give rise to.
The winning doodle will be featured on the Google Canada homepage for 24 hours. The winning student will also receive a $10,000 university scholarship, a Google Chromebook, and a $10,000 technology award for their current school along with a trip to the final event on June 13, 2017.