Simple Personality Test Recommendation

September 18, 2017 AVID Careers Featured 0

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… Read more

A More Humanistic Approach to Education

September 11, 2017 AVID Careers Featured 0

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… Read more

Canadian Welding Association – Mind Over Metal Camp

July 5, 2017 Careers Featured General 0

  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… Read more

To Parents & Guardians – The Road Less Travelled Young Women’s Career Conference

May 5, 2017 Careers Featured 0

  Dear parents and guardians of S.D. 60 (Peace River North)’s grade nine daughters, Please find linked below an informational letter about this exciting and unique career discovery and exploration event happening Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The event will be at Northern Lights College (local campus), beginning at 9:45am.  Please click on the letter to… Read more

Announcing: The Road Less Travelled Young Women’s Career & Leadership Conference

April 19, 2017 Careers Featured General 0

School District 60 is planning a motivational career event for young women in grade nine, called The Road Less Travelled, inspired by the poem The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost. We’re calling attention to the subjects of the underrepresentation of women in the trades workforce and women in roles that traditionally were held by… Read more

Finch Elementary School visits Northern Lights College

April 25, 2014 Careers Featured 0

  Mrs. McCharles and Mr. Chenier’s Grade 5/6 classes from Finch Elementary School had fun exploring the hands-on learning opportunities at Northern Lights College in Dawson Creek. The students met and talked to instructors in the Aircraft Maintenance Englneering, Esthetics, Hairdressing and Mechanics programs and discovered they can enrol in these dual credit programs as… Read more

Opening Doors Workshop by the United Way

April 24, 2014 AVID Careers Featured 0

  Photo:  NPSS students with Moira Green – Economic Development Officer with the City of Fort St. John                                                                            North… Read more

Secondary School Apprentices Receive Scholarships

June 5, 2013 Featured 0

  The Secondary School Apprenticeship (SSA) is a work-based training program, which is skill development through practical, hands-on experiences.  Students enrolled in SSA courses concurrently work and attend high school.  SSA students formally register with the ITA as Youth Apprentices.  Successfully completing the program earns students 16 credits towards graduation, and may qualify them to… Read more

Students From ELC help with High On Ice Preparations

January 24, 2012 Careers Featured 0

Students from the ELC had a great time helping to get the High on Ice Festival ready for the weekend activities!  They worked very intensely on making sure that the ice slides were in great shape for the kids to come and have fun.  Great job guys!

Women in Non-Traditional Careers

November 7, 2011 Careers Featured 0

  Lacy Jardine from Esso (Imperial Oil) came into Planning 10 classes at North Peace Secondary School to talk about her career as a field operator.  Her talk emphasized that there many career opportunities for women in the trade areas.  Lacy , also spoke a lot about career opportunities for women with Esso.  She and… Read more