Moneca Conway on April 12th, 2018

School District #60 Careers is fortunate to have support from industry partners to provide students with the opportunity to access safety training and earn a  variety of safety tickets.  Today 18 North Peace Secondary School Students successfully completed Occupational First Aid Level 1.  For more information contact Jodi Hickey @ NPSS RM 120  fIRST aID […]

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Brian Campbell on March 12th, 2018

  InSPIRE program started today at Bert Ambrose and will be in visiting Grade 6 classes across School District #60 for the remainder of the school year. The InSPIRE program is a unique in-school presentation that provides teachers and students from grades 6 with a new perspective on skilled trades and technology careers through engaging […]

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Bonnie Bridges on October 17th, 2017

With the combined efforts of our local Canfor Mill and the Council of Forest Industries, local companies and ministry employees donated their time and energy to show a group of students different opportunities for employment in the diverse industry of forestry.  Students had a great time learning about road engineering, silviculture, timber cruising, archeology and […]

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Bonnie Bridges on September 18th, 2017

In my previous blog post, I wrote about how people need to know more about themselves to more mindfully navigate the courses of their lives.  Work and careers make up a huge portion of our daily lives, and so, it is important to find working lives that align well with the rest of the greater […]

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Bonnie Bridges on September 11th, 2017

In my years as an educator, I have always believed in the power of the potential of human beings.  I would argue that what should be connoted with the phrase “human being” ought to be a profound understanding and appreciation that each and every one of us is perfectly imperfect as we are in this […]

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Brian Campbell on July 5th, 2017

  School District #60 will be hosting a CWA Mind Over Metal Camp from July 3rd to 8th at North Peace Secondary School. The CWA Foundation Mind over Metal Camps are an initiative that began with a two week pilot camp in 2014. This pilot camp was so successful that in 2015 the Foundation hosted […]

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All the primary students of Ecole Central Elementary participated in Maker Way learning activities this last week of school.  In collaborative, multi-age groups, primary students were led by an intermediate grade helper to construct a Rube Goldberg machine.  A Rube Goldberg machine is a complex, multi-step chain reaction contraption used to do what is ordinarily […]

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Northern Opportunities, a partnership group that School District 60 (Peace River North) is part of, received an award last week from The Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference.  Delegates from across the country travelled to our school district to learn about the Northern Opportunities partnerships, a unique blend of industry and educational stakeholders. The mission of […]

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The annual Spark Conference for women’s leadership and career development occurred last month at the Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre in Fort St. John.  I had the pleasure of attending as an “Angel” attendee, representing career education for School District 60 (Peace River North).   Attendance at this event and events similar to this have shaped […]

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School District 60 experienced a unique, inspirational learning event for its young ladies this week, with the first ever The Road Less Travelled Young Women’s Career Conference.  Grade nine female students from across the district were invited to convene to listen to the life stories of local, female role models and gather career choice insights. […]

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