Personalized Learning

April 6, 2011 Careers 0

Riley has truly personalized his learning and has used high school to springboard himself into his future career.  Riley is currently enrolled in the Secondary School Apprenticeship program and finishing his high school courses at Northern British Columbia Distance Education School. While enrolled at North Peace Secondary School, Riley started to plan his career and took advantage… Read more

Instrumentation Students Perform under pressure (testing)

March 19, 2011 Careers 0

FORT ST. JOHN – Students in the Industrial Instrumentation Foundation Trades program at the Fort St. John Campus of Northern Lights College showed their creativity during a recent piping project. Instructor Stacy Smith asked the students to construct three-dimensional (geometric) shapes that could be pressure tested (and hold) to 30 pounds per square inch (PSI).… Read more

Hospital Tour Inspires Career Choices

March 18, 2011 Featured 0

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


March 17, 2011 General 0

You can now find us on twitter under our new account @sd60ca!/sd60ca  

Advantages of Dual Credit

March 15, 2011 Careers Featured 0

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

Skills Canada Regional Competition

March 15, 2011 Careers Featured 0

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

AVID 10 Visits Grande Prairie Regional College

March 15, 2011 AVID Featured 0

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.

AVID Career Presentations

March 15, 2011 AVID 0

AVID Career Speakers In early February 2011, AVID 10, 11 and 12 students were given the opportunity to listen to a variety of career presentations.  The focus of these talks centered on life skills and education.  The AVID program would like to thank RCMP Corporal Shawn Knowles, Conservation Officer Joel Kline, Chief Fred Burrows and… Read more

Resource Management Field Trip

March 19, 2010 Featured General 0

The Council of Forest Industry (COFI) invited students from North Peace Secondary School to participate in a tour of a forestry site so that students could better understand the careers available to them in the Forest Industry.


February 18, 2010 Careers General 0

Local students say YES-2-IT to NLC programs:   By Christine Rumleskie   The population of the Fort St. John Nort…