Feb 22, 2018 – Mr. Lovell’s First Nations 12 students hosted a traditional potluck with bannock, curry, soup, and cake. Trevor Penner and Jo John danced in full regalia, which they are developing hand. Trevor performed the Grass Dance, and Jo performed the Fancy Shawl Dance.
NPSS was well-represented at the Regional Skills competition in Dawson Creek on Friday, February 16. Students participated in many events and won medals in the following categories. Gold winners will represent the North in the BC Skills competition in Abbotsford in April.
- Job Search — Gold – Chinazom Akueqbu
- Hairdressing – Gold – Megan Sowers
- Silver – Rikki Langenhoff & Rhylie Volz (tied)
- Public Speaking – Gold – Erica Thomas-Schulenburg
- Bronze – Marika Maris
- Workplace Safety — Gold – Katrina Kimmie
- Silver – Tyler Kitt
- Bronze – Jacob McInnis
- Robotics — Gold – Liam Stregger, Jacob VanVolkenburg
- Silver – Ninaad Rathod, Xinkai Xu
- Electrical Wiring(Sec) Gold – Wyatt Stewart
- Electrical Wiring(PS) — Bronze – Lukas Rehburg
Chloe Mitchell, Kaci Maloney, Hannah Lindner and Tegan Topal have formed the first NPSS Curling team in 8 years. They competed in Regionals in Dawson Creek in January and won a spot in Provincials. The girls will be headed to New Westminster at the end of February. For more details on this great team and their sport, visit the Alaska Highway News feature article: http://alaskahighwaynews.ca/sports/fort-st-john/npss-curlers-set-for-provincials-1.23174517
Ms. Lynn’s Science classes have been running experiments. The top 3 images are from Biology 12. The purpose of the biology lab was to identify biological molecules found in common foods. Students used Benedict’s, iodine, Biuret, and grease spot tests to identify simple sugars, starch, fats, and proteins.
Chemistry 12 students (bottom 3 images) were running a reaction rates lab. Students collected hydrogen gas in eudiometers to measure the reaction rate between magnesium and sulphuric acid.
It’s the final seconds in the semi finals… NPSS is down 46-47 vs Dawson, and then Ethyn puts two in the bucket for the win. Great work, boys!
The Junior Boys and Girls are hosting the northern regionals this weekend at NPSS. The Playoffs started Friday afternoon and run over to Saturday. The regional teams play for positions in the Zones, which will be held at Dawson Creek Secondary School this year.
2018 Graduates and parents are encouraged to download the following document outlining important dates and information for Grad!
NPSS students Jason Ross and Heather Carlson are both in the Dual Credit program. They are attending the Welding program at UA Piping Industry College of BC in FSJ in Fort St John. For more information on the dual credit program, contact Ms. Hoecherl at NPSS at email@example.com.
The Grad Hoodie Logo has been decided upon! Thank you to those students who participated in the survey conducted over the winter vacation. The order forms are ready for download, and payment (prior to order) can be made through the office. Our first order will be made prior to the end of February!