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
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
Photo: NPSS students with Moira Green – Economic Development Officer with the City of Fort St. John North… Read more
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 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!
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
When a group of students from Fort St. John’s North Peace Secondary School visited the construction site of the new health care facilities recently, they were looking to be inspired. That’s because the students, all registered in the school’s Employment Readiness Program, are exploring different career options to take on after they graduate. Brian Campbell,… Read more
Jacob Andrews is a currently dual enrolled in North Peace Secondary School and Northern Lights college. Jacob is finishing his studies by attending NLC’s Wind Turbine Technician Program. He is a student with a goal in mind, that has personalized his education with his future career in mind. Watch the video below and see what… Read more
Students from School District #60 did extremely well in the Skills Canada Competition. Student from North Peace Secondary received gold, silver, and bronze medals in Hairdressing and Automotive. Students from Doctor Kearney Middle School received a silver medal in the Spaghetti Bridge Competition and a student from North British Columbia Distance Education School received a… Read more
The AVID 10 students were given the opportunity to be student for the a day at Grande Prairie Regional College. They participated in various classes that included: drama, theater, visual and spatial conception, art design, audio recording and musical genius.