NPSS Is Looking For Your Feedback…

North Peace Secondary School is in the market for a new school mascot! After years of faithful service, our Ookapik and Oscar are heading for retirement.  Their unbridled support for our teams has made them legends of our High School.

This means that the position of mascot is open for our North Peace Secondary Teams!  We are hosting a contest to select a new mascot that will bring the same enthusiasm and pride that their predecessors did before them.  A few guiding rules for the contest:

  1. The name must be tasteful and appropriate for all audiences
  2. The name needs to work as a symbol from our Northern Community
  3. The Mascot and name needs to be a readily identifiable character and must also not overlap other local school mascots.
  4. All entries must received by our online survey by June 5th, 2018 by 12:00am
  5. The contest entries will be evaluated by NPSS’s three panel administration with the winner being awarded an authentic NPSS Spirit Wear hooded sweatshirt.
  6. Head to the NPSS Athletics website and click on the ‘NPSS Mascot Survey Link’ and submit your response!

The winner will be announced in the Alaska Highway News and on Moose FM.  So tune in on June 8th to hear if your name is a winner!

To enter the contest please click here!

 

 

 

 

NPSS is considering a change for its school’s Athletics mascot.  We are looking for the public’s input to ensure that the community has the opportunity to be a part of the final decision!

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Senior Girls Soccer team heading to Provincials

The NPSS Sr. Girls Soccer team won zones and is headed to Provincials.

The Senior Girls Soccer team was down in Prince George this weekend at PGSS where they entered the Northern Zone competition.  The girls played extremely well, taking game 1 vs PGSS with a score of 11-1 for NPSS. The girls also dominated in game 2, taking down Correlieu High School 9-0.  The Girls took the honour of Zone Champions and will be head to the BC AAA Girls Provincials.

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Scheduled “Lockdown” Drill~Tuesday, May 22nd

We wanted to inform parents that we are planning on conducting one of our required Lockdown drills on Tuesday, May 22nd between 1 and 2pm.  The drill will last for approximately 10 minutes and is the second, and final practice drill of the school year.

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Stop Saying Nothing: The Bullying Collective

Acting students practice for their upcoming show.

Acting students will be performing the play ‘Stop Saying Nothing: The Bullying Collective’ this week. There are evening shows May 3rd, 4th, and 5th in room 116 starting at 7:00. The seating is first come first serve and the admission is by donation. Please come join us as we laugh and cry through a variety of perspectives on bullying. They will also be competing in the upcoming Peace River North Zone Theatre Festival on May 24th at the Cultural Center. They will be competing against two Stage North shows and we would love your support in the audience!

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NPSS Spirit Wear Event

During the month of May, the NPSS Spirit Wear Store will be hosting a “WIN YOUR PURCHASE” event! At the end of the month, those who purchased a clothing item from the store will have their names entered into a draw and TWO lucky people will win their purchase! Download the order form here.

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TJ and Ticia’s CBC Interview

TJ and Ticia were interviewed by CBC News regarding their music collaboration with N’we Jian. The group will be performing their song ‘Where Happiness Dwells’ to a sold-out crowd at UBC.

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Tervita Tour

April 18, 2018 ~ Aaron Curtis opened the doors for a small, but extensive field trip of the Tervita South Taylor facility.  Aaron’s enthusiasm and passion for his job was catchy as he explained the operations of the plant. Students were able to watch the plant in action this time, as usually larger field trips require the plant to shut down for tours.  It was a great opportunity for students to watch the procedures involved as trucks came and went dropping their waste off for proper processing. Thanks again to Aaron for taking the time to show students yet another opportunity for employment in the area.

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Grad Hoodies, Blankets and Water Bottles

All things “GRAD” are for sale through the office! We are in the process of wrapping up sales on commemorative Grad Hoodies and Blankets (last date to order is April 19th), and the Grad water bottle will be available in the office while supplies last!

Order forms and payment need to be in by the end of Thursday, April 19th

Order Form

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Revised Local School Calendar 2017-18 & 2018-19

Please see two (2) attachments:
1)  Internal Memorandum regarding the revised Local School Calendar for the remainder of this school year and the 2018-19 school year
2)  copy of revised Local School Calendar 2017-2018 & 2018-2019
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Raising Digitally Responsible Youth ~ Presentation for Parents

Parents, please download the attached document on Raising Digitally Responsible Youth

Parent Presentation Flyer – May 2018

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