Canada’s Most Informed Student~Scholarship Opportunity!

All Grade 11 students from across Canada are invited to participate in “Canada’s MostInformed Student” competition but everyone can participate if your school is part of a Provincial competition listed here.  This includes parents and teachers! :) This competition is designed to encourage senior students to explore their future options and keep career education top-of-mind.  Click on the link below to learn more:
British Columbia’s Most Informed School: April 11- May 20
Qualifying Round: April 11-May 20, 2016 – All gr. 11 students invited
Final Round: Oct. 17-Nov. 25, 2016 – Qualifiers who advance into gr. 12 invited.
 On Nov 25th, the student with the most correct answers out of the 400 possible questions will be crowned Canada’s Most Informed Student!  Top students will receive scholarships!

CanadasMostInformedStudent2016RulesandRegulations.pdf

 

 

 

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The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly Too!

The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly Too! events are part of an outreach initiative founded by BC pilot Kirsten Brazier in 2012.  Events are held annually during the week of International Women’s Day and in celebration of past, present and future women in Aviation, Aerospace, Marine and Defence.

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https://www.facebook.com/SkysNoLimitGirlsFlyToo
Twitter: @GirlsFly_Too

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Win $1,000 bursary ‘ShakeOutBC’ Video Contest

ShakeOutBC is extending the deadline for its ‘Show Me ShakeOut’ poster and video contest to ensure students from across British Columbia have an opportunity to enter. The new submission deadline is April 25, 2016. The winners will be announced May 4 during Emergency Preparedness Week (May 1 to 7). The video contest is open to students in grades 8 to 12. The winner will receive a $1,000 bursary. Prizes are sponsored by the Insurance Bureau of Canada.

Winning submissions will be used to promote the importance of earthquake preparedness and how the simple steps of “Drop, Cover and Hold” can save lives. They’ll also be featured on the ShakeOutBC website, Twitter feed, YouTube channel and Facebook page.

Complete contest details, entry form links and examples of past winners can be found in the attached news release or by visiting http://ow.ly/XCbNh.

 

 

 

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Northern BC 24 Hour Youth Crisis Line & Youth Anxiety Resources

If you are feeling overwhelmed, depressed, confused, suicidal or just needing someone to listen:

The Crisis Prevention, Intervention & Information Centre for Northern BC is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing emotional support, suicide intervention and referral information to youth of Northern British Columbia

http://www.northernbccrisissuicide.ca/

http://youth.anxietybc.com/home

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BC Student Voice~Attn NPSS Students (UPDATED)

On Friday, March 4th (9am-3:30pm) students from around the Peace Region will come together at the District Development Center/SD #60 Board Office (10112-105 Avenue/Behind the Sears store) to discuss topics and issues important to students! The day will be filled with a variety of activities and discussions aimed at raising ‘the voice’ of Peace Region students! Students who are interested in attending are required to download/complete the permission form and submit it to the NPSS office no later than 3:30pm on February 25th! For more information on BC Student Voice you can visit their website!

SV Forum 2016

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Congrats to NPSS Level 1 Professional Chefs!!!

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Four NPSS Grads and Dual Credit students finished their Level 1 Professional Chef Training on Friday Jan. 29, 2016: Congrats to Matthew Lowther, Leah Gifford, Dante Bourquin, and Sarah Lyons!
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Computer coding coming to B.C. classrooms

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NPSS Finalists!!!! Junior Achievement Innovation Jam 2016!!!

Six students from NPSS recently travelled  to Vancouver to compete in the 2016 Junior Achievement Innovation Jam.  These students were the ones who you may have recognized in the hallways recently selling products from the Entrepreneur class.  Last year, NPSS students placed in the top 10 out of 20 teams. This year, however, our students became finalists!!! In June, a second round of judges will announce which of the top three teams will take first place – $3000 cash + Be featured on The  Next Big Thing!  So help them gain support by ‘Liking’ their youtube video of their pitch on their “NPSS Junior Achievement” Facebook page!  

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Check out the interview as well!

 

 

 

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Provincial Exam Schedule~January 2016

For a copy of the Provincial Exam schedule, please click the document below:

ExamScheduleJan2016

Those students who do not have an exam are not required to be at school.

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NPSS~Parent Technology Night

On Tuesday, January 19th, the NPSS PAC will be hosting a “Parent Technology Night” from 6:30-8pm in the Library.  Parents are encouraged to come and see what innovative things the school is doing with technology!

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