Representatives from School District 60, the Government of British Columbia, the City of Fort St John, the District of Taylor, BC Hydro, contractors, and a family member of Bella Yahey were present along with members of the community for a ground breaking ceremony today at the site of Margaret Ma Murray Community School. A news release from the Provincial government is available below as well as a video of the ceremony.
Due to the icy road conditions, SD60 has cancelled school buses for Friday, February 17, 2017. Schools will remain open.
[11:54am UPDATE] The Hold & Secure has been lifted at Dr. Kearney
FSJ RCMP have called for a Hold and Secure at Dr. Kearney Middle School. RCMP are on site and Students and Staff are safe. Parents and community members are asked to refrain from attending the school at this time.
During a Hold and Secure students and staff from outside are brought in and the exterior doors of the school are locked. Most operations in the school continue as normal as possible.
Updates will be shared via twitter by @FortStJohnRCMP
From the Fort St John RCMP – http://fortstjohn.bc.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/ViewPage.action?siteNodeId=2130&languageId=1&contentId=50107
Mrs. Scheck and Mrs. Dressler along with the staff and students of Robert Ogilvie have recently been participating in Science Technology Engineering and Math challenges through the RO library. Their latest challenged was building marble mazes out of recycled / reclaimed / reusable materials. These activities also align with the new Applied Design, Skills, and Technology (ADST) curriculum. 90 mazes were created with 150 students participating.
In a previous activity students were challenged to create the longest paper chain out of one piece of 8.5×11 paper. The longest chain we just under 18m !
An informative and empowering learning opportunity for any parents of students in grades 9 – 11 is ready for the taking at North Peace Secondary School. “Parents as Career Coaches” is a two-evening learning workshop series where parents learn valuable insights, strategies, and tools to help their youngsters journey down their career choice paths.
This event is free of charge, happening Thursday, Feb. 23 and Thursday, March 9 from 6:30 to 9pm.
Please register with Jodi Hickey at 250-785-4429, ext. 335 or email@example.com.
For more information, including more details of the program and the bio of the guest presenter, please see the attached poster below.
SD60 Careers Education Presents – Parents as Career Coaches (PDF)