Evergreen students complete work experience placements with a variety of local businesses during second Semester. The main aims of this opportunity are to help students with special needs develop work appropriate behaviours and an understanding of general working-world expectations; to create experiences of success and validation within the larger community; to offer exploration of… Read more
Iridia Medical visited today to promote a great opportunity for some of our students: possible OFA level 3 and a work experience as a paramedic in remote locations and with BC Ambulance service. We look forward to seeing more of Allan and his crew as we move closer towards this awesome opportunity.
Looking for a way to increase student participation and excitement regarding STEM learning? Would you like to expose your students to an engaging, challenging opportunity to apply their learning outside of the classroom in a fun competition peers from across Northeastern BC? Junior Skills activities promote students to think critically design and collaborate… Read more
As always, the engineering presentation organized by Jay Bridges from Encana was excellent. Jay, along with two engineers from Shell, came in to NPSS today to share their experience with students. They covered topics such as what do oil and gas engineers do, the diversity of the different fields they work in, and even the… Read more
Awards night celebrates student successes By NorthEast News on May 11, 2015 School District 60’s awards night took place Weds., May 6 at Lone Wolf Golf Club in Taylor. Photo: Bronwyn Scott FORT ST. JOHN – School District 60 students are getting a solid head start on their careers thanks to the Secondary School Apprenticeship program and… Read more
Northern Health presented an interactive information session at NPSS to let students know that there are many health care careers available to them. Their message included the importance of the sciences for clinical careers, as well as the important role of non-clinical careers in health care. Health care professionals shared their own career specifics with… Read more
Former NPSS student Kimberly Gulevich, now an environmental engineer with Urban Systems, presents to NPSS students about how to become an engineer. Her presentation also touched upon study and survival strategies while in university, and the importance of both networking, collaboration, and even written communication within the field. Thanks again to Kimberly and Urban Systems… Read more
“Make it Work Day” Make it Work Day at the North Peace High School was great while participating in wood work, car shop and seeing what was in the basement. I had a great time doing these activities! We went there to learn what they do at the High school. One of the fabulous… Read more
Great to hear what students are doing as part of their high school program in School District #60!
NPSS students recently participated in a Mentor Me workshop supported by United Way. Small groups of students partnered with individual members of the community and industry to engage in meaningful dialogue concerning local job opportunities. By having these conversations, students gain a broader understanding of potential career paths that are available to them in… Read more