Bonnie Bridges on February 24th, 2017

Parents of S.D. 60 students came together to connect with one another and learn from the Parents as Career Coaches workshop put on by Brent Calvert and the S.D. 60 career education department. Parents worry about their children’s futures, and part one of this two-night workshop helped arm parents with some strategies and thinking to nudge […]

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Bonnie Bridges on February 23rd, 2017

Halfway River CDN Controls Ltd. invited members of the community to their offices today to open kids up to the possibility of working in the instrumentation and electrical fields.  Students were treated to lunch, and then toured the facilities.  They visited various stations, learning from industry employees about pre-requisites to study in secondary school, technical […]

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Bonnie Bridges on February 21st, 2017

Many thanks go to Kimberly Zackodnik and the entire team involved at Urban Systems for putting this event on.  The students of School District 60 received valuable insights from members of the community about career options they were interested in exploring. A digital copy of the day’s program is below.  If you missed it, you […]

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Bonnie Bridges on February 21st, 2017

Discover.  Engage.  Succeed. AVID is an elective for grade 10 and 11 students. Students will prepare for their post-secondary experience by working on skills and visiting different campuses in the spring. The focus is on collaboration, writing, reading and inquiry.  Organization is also a key element for AVID. Students participate in weekly tutorials where time […]

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Bonnie Bridges on February 21st, 2017

GOLD medal winners, and grade seven students, Sydney Bennie (L) and Leah Harmon (R) stand proudly next to their thoughtfully engineered spaghetti bridge.  Photo by Eric Palibroda Congratulations to the following NPSS students who also won medals at the Skills Canada competition regionals last week in Dawson Creek.  Thanks go out to all who participated. Auto Service […]

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