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

AVID 12 Raises Money for Bluey Day

May 2, 2011 General 0

The AVID 12 class organized a bake sale for April 28th and 29th in order to raise money in support of Bluey Day.  They took initiative in their school community by acting as leaders in raising money for this great cause that is affecting a large number of people.  Cancer is a large issue that is being… Read more

Academic Dual Credit a Popular Option for Secondary Students

April 28, 2011 Careers 0

  Secondary school students in the Peace River and Northern Rockies districts are taking full advantage of an expanding range of Dual Credit learning opportunities at Northern Lights College. Dual Credit allows high school students to get a head start on their future by earning post-secondary credits at NLC while they are still in secondary… Read more

Dual Credit Parent Night, May 17th at 7pm

April 14, 2011 Careers 0

We welcome students and parents wanting to learn more about School District #60’s dual credit options to join us Tuesday, May  17th  at 7pm in Room 202 at  Northern Lights College’s Fort St John Campus.  You will be able to find out more about programs, costs, prerequisites, and the application process. Dual Credit Programs available at… Read more