Natural Resource Management Camp

October 15, 2011 General 0

It’s a camp about natural resources and how we humans use and care about wood and resources.  The camp went from Oct 3rd to 4th, 2011.  We went to beautiful Gwilliam Lake with around 20 students accompanied by Mrs. Ma and Mr. Mayer from School District #60.  We participated in 6 workshops.  In the workshops we learned… Read more


October 7, 2011 General 0

Louis Cardinal and Taylor Lepine represented School District #60 at the Nenas Career Fair on Thursday, October 6th, 2011.  They spoke to their fellow students about apprenticeship and technical training and how it can lead to graduation and a career. Louis is currently apprenticing as a Commercial Transport Vehicle Mechanic and is taking his technical… Read more

British Columbia Post Secondary Recruiters Visit NPSS

October 3, 2011 AVID Careers 0

  Today, a number of British Columbia post secondary schools visited North Peace Secondary School so students could discuss post secondary options with recruiters.  In attendance today were representatives from Simon Fraser University, Thompsons River University, University of Victoria, University of Northern British Columbia, Trinity Western University, Northern Lights College, College of New Caledonia, Okanagan College, Centre for Arts and… Read more

Bert Bowes Students Explore Carpentry

August 26, 2011 Careers 0

Bert Bowes students in Grade 9 completed a construction project in mid June.  Fourteen students participated in the two day project.  Richard Koop, residential construction instructor for school district 60, taught the students the various skills of the trade in the construction of storage sheds.

Student’s from Wonowon Explore Trades

June 17, 2011 General 0

Students from Wonowon Elementary School visited North Peace Secondary School to explore career pathways.  Students had the opportunity to try some hands on learning in the Metal Shop and work with our Dual Credit students in the Hair Salon.  The students learned about potential careers and how to safely use equipment. The many of the… Read more

Duncan Cran “Girls Day”

June 16, 2011 General 0

Duncan Cran held a “girl’s day” on June 13 for the grade 5 & 6 girl’s of Mr. Read and Longley’s classes.  Girls covered topics such as; self-esteem, media messages, health and nutrition.  They held a Yoga session hosted by Meg Lusk. Dual Credit students from the Hairdressing class at North Peace Secondary School also held… Read more

Automotive Dual Credit

June 13, 2011 Careers 0

Automotive Dual Credit, Ryan and his mother talk about how the Automotive Service Technician Program has positively effected his learning.  Ryan explains how it is to learn in a college environment and how he is going to transition into his career.

Laboratory Professionals Day

May 27, 2011 General 0

  MaKayla Todd, Meghan Pimm, and Taryn Johnston (above) were the three winners of the Northern Health Essay contest and received the opportunity to spend a day alongside laboratory professionals to find out what is involved in their careers. All the students had a great day and learned about the training and education needed to become… Read more

Student experience Life on Campus

May 17, 2011 Careers 0

More than 300 Grade 9 students and chaperones from School Districts 60 and 81 converged on Northern Lights College on May 11 for the annual Dual Credit Day event. Dual Credit Day provides students with the opportunity to experience their choice of three program areas available to secondary school students for Dual Credit study. The… Read more

ACE-IT: Fort St. John student’s career head start

May 5, 2011 Careers 0

  Amias Dirks of Fort St. John graduated from secondary school in June — certain he wanted to be a carpenter, and with a solid head start on reaching that goal. It all came to Dirks well before graduation, in a program that gives students apprenticeship technical training at local colleges and work experience with… Read more