Letter to Parents (Bus Students Only)

Parents of students using  SD#60 bus/transportation are asked to download the following document.

Letter to Parents

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AVID Pie-The-Teacher Fundraiser Event

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Today, students from the AVID class held a fundraiser to financially support their field trips to Post Secondary Schools in the spring.  Many teachers and admin were on hand for the event which turned out to be quite a messy-good-time!  Raising just over $400, the students have raised enough to pay for their flights and accommodation,. however, they are still fundraising for other aspects of the trip.  They are still looking for financial support from corporate/non-corporate sponsors.  Anyone interested in helping out can contact the office at 250-785-4429!

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Why should a student get involved in AVID?

  • AVID facilitates student access to rigorous curriculum by building skills in Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading (WICOR).
  • The goal of AVID is to see students continue their education into postsecondary (colleges, technical institutes or universities).
  • AVID students receive training on how to strategically ask the right questions and how to help their peers as AVID tutors by using sound questioning techniques. This in turn helps them.
  • AVID students also serve as role models. Oftentimes, they return to the program as special guest speakers, teaching younger AVID students about life at post-secondary.
These are only some of the reasons; please click the attached files to learn more.
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NPSS Open House

Parents, and students entering Gr 10, 11 and 12 in the 2015-2016 school year are invited to attend an Open House at NPSS on March 12th from 6:30pm-8pm.  Come meet our staff and discuss options for next year as course selection for next year has already started.  We look forward to meeting all of you!

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Grade 10 Course Calendar Available

In preparation for the 2015/2016 school year, students and parents are encouraged to download the grade 10 Course Calendar.

Gr.10 Course Calendar

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AVID 11’s First Annual “Teacher Pie in the Face” Extravaganza

The 1 st annual AVID 11 “Teacher Pie in the Face” fundraiser will take place on Wednesday March 11th (lunch time).  Pies (whip cream in a pie tin) will be thrown from a set price and distance.  $20 equals 10 feet, going up in increments of $20 per foot until they reach $100 (equaling 2 feet).  Participants can bid to any amount on a pie but there will only be one pie provided per teacher. After $1000 dollars is raised Mr. Pauls (Principal) will be available for pieing~there will be a live raffle to see who gets this prestigious honor!  The sign up/silent auction-style event will occur during TSP and lunch time on Tuesday March 10th!

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Grade 11 & 12 Course Calendars Available

In preparation for the 2015/2016 school year, students and parents are encouraged to download the grade 11 & 12 Course Calendar as well as the Graduation Program Credit Check documents

Gr.11-12CourseCalendar

GraduationProgramCreditCheck

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Anti-Bullying/Pink Shirt Day~February 25th

On Wednesday, February 2th, students and staff are raising awareness on bullying by wearing pink!  For more information about the program, and to learn how you can help, visit their web page at http://pinkshirtday.ca/

 

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Spirit Day~Friday, February 27th

On Friday, February 27th, students and staff are encouraged to show their school spirit by dressing up in camoflage!

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Students are Chefs for the Day

Highlights of the Dual Credit Cook program. SD60 students visited Dawson Creek Northern Lights College to experience being a student.

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