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

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 http://twitter.com/#!/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.