Bert Bowes visits NLC

photo Sherri Bennett Bert Bowes Middle School students toured Northern Lights College in Dawson Creek to find out more about STEM and Trades career paths. They enjoyed participating in hands-on science activities as well as welding and cooking. In addition, the students were able to see aircrafts up close and learn more about educational opportunities … [Read more…]

Evergreen students take part in valuable work experience

  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 Pilot Project at NPSS

  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.

Get Ready for Skills Canada!

    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…]

Engineers visit NPSS students to discuss their careers.

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

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 talks about careers in health care at NPSS!

  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…]