What is Engineering?

  In keeping with the recent engineering theme, Chad Carlstrom, a civil engineer from Urban Systems, came in to give an outstanding power point presentation on “What is Engineering” and, more specifically, what he does as a civil engineer.  Students discovered why most Canadian engineers wear a ring on their pinky finger, and even a little bit about architecture.  NPSS […]

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Spectra Energy visits NPSS

Today, NPSS International Students had a chance to sneak a peak into the field of chemical engineering.  Spectra’s Kaleb Bellamy came in to discuss the rewards and challenges of chemical engineering in the oil and gas industry, and to discuss courses required to gain entry into U of A’s Engineering Program.  Because so many of our international students are interested […]

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Ted Sloan talks to students about careers in media

  This afternoon, the Moose Morning Madman himself, Ted Sloan, came in to tell students about all the exciting, rewarding, and especially fun, opportunities in the radio industry.  With his usual energy, and some video clips of his antics, Ted was both informative and entertaining.  Students were actively engaged in hearing about more than just the voice available to them […]

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Jonathan Davis speaks to students about careers in business.

Today at lunch, Jonathan Davis from RBC Royal Bank came in to talk with our students regarding business:  What is it?  What are some career avenues in business?  How can business apply to your personal and professional life?  Prudent investing.  Students asked many varied and interesting questions, and other even made appointments to talk further with Jonathan regarding their own […]

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International Students Visit Mrs. Martin’s 5/6 Class

Mrs. Martin’s Grade 5/6 class enjoyed a delicious multicultural dinner for the final activity of their Country Research unit!  The class had an incredible time thanks to a visit from four International students from the High School; they made it so much more enjoyable! There was quite a collection of country information at Mrs. Martin’s Grade 5/6 class’s multicultural presentation […]

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Skiing in Powder King

  The school offered a trip for all interested skier and snowboarder to the ski area Powder King. We were around 60 students who went on the trip. Our bus left the school at 6.30 in the morning and drove around four hours to Powder King. It was a beautiful day for skiing. We arrived at around 11 AM and […]

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