IT’S PANCAKE TIME!

It’s pancake time!Wednesday Sept 21 from 8am-‘when your full’am(somewhere around 9!)  pancake breakfastCome down and meet your student’s staff and teachers and have them serve you up some breakfast.  YUUUMMY!

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PAC Meeting September 2016

It’s that time of year!  The first PAC meeting will be held Tuesday, Sept 13th at 7:00 pm in the North Peace library.   Come support your PAC and students !

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Sept 2016 Letter Re: New Curriculum

Please find attached a letter from Mike Bernier regarding our new curriculum

letter-from-mike-bernier-re-new-curriculum

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CJDC Coverage on the ELC Community Based Learning Project!

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CJDC news coverage on the ELC Energetic Food program

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FIRST DAY!

The first day of school will be September 6th starting at 8:40am and ending at 11:00pm.  Students need not worry about bringing any supplies for the first day of school, or the first week.

Packages will go home with students with forms and further information regarding fees etc, the first week of school.  We are looking forward to a great 2016-2017!

ELC School Supply List

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A great article about the ELC in the June 2016 LEARN Magazine :)

https://www.bcteacherregulation.ca/documents/Learn/LearnMagazine_Current.pdf

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Check out this Alaska Highway News article on our ELC students :)

http://www.alaskahighwaynews.ca/fort-st-john/energetic-learning-campus-students-full-of-ideas-to-improve-city-1.2273503

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ELC June Schedule – Provincial Exams

June 13 – Practice math exam and scheduled classes

June 14th and 15th Students present their TPOL to family and friends (Transitional Presentation of Learning)

June 16th Practice Science exam and ELC awards (Evening is the year end dance)

June 17th no school at the ELC due to Graduation.

Provincial Exam schedule

All students should be at the school approximately ½ hour before the exam starts.

Wednesday, June 22 All Math 10 9:00am-12:00pm (Com’s B,D,F)  – 1:00-3:00pm (Com’s A,C,E)

Thursday, June 23 English 10 9:00am – 11:00 am (Busses leave at noon)

Friday, June 24 Science 10 1:00pm – 3:00pm (Busses run for NPSS/ELC students)

Report Cards will be handed out on Friday, June 24 after the Science exam.

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PAC Meeting June 7th

The NPSS/ELC Annual General PAC Meeting will be Tuesday, June 7th at 7:00 in the NPSS library. Please come and check it out and learn what is happening in the school.

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ELC Community Project

We would like to formally invite you to come help us celebrate our last school wide project of the year at the Energetic Learning Campus.  The driving question for this project was: How will I make a difference in our community?

In this project, students at the ELC were encouraged to get involved to gain a better outlook within their local community and make a difference. Students had the ability to recognize and tackle local issues and take action with practical implementations. We hoped to encourage students to take pride and identify the strengths within their community, to build communication and connections between generations, to create positive change, and become globally educated citizens.

We will be hosting friends, family and community members on the morning of June 7, 2016 from 10:00 am -12:00. The exhibition will be set up like a trade show where visitors can walk through the school and interact with the many different projects. We hope that you will have the time to come down and celebrate with our students of how they plan to make our community a better place.

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School District #60 Smoking Regulations

Please read the letter from School District #60 regarding smoking regulations on school grounds.

May 3, 2016

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PAC Meeting

The next PAC meeting is  Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 7pm at NPSS Library

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Report Cards/Early Dismissal Days & Parent Teacher Interviews!

Report cards will be going home report cardwith students March 16th. 

There will be early dismissal days with classes ending at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, March 16th and Thursday, March 17th.  If parents would like to have parent teacher interviews on the early dismissal days please contact the school at 250-263-9855.

Don’t forget about Spring Break!spring break starting March 21 with students returning to school April 4th.

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Open House at NPSS March 9th, 2016

Is your student going to be attending NPSS next year?  Come check out the school, the teachers and the opportunities and courses available for your child!

Open House NPSS 2016

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Let’s Talk Science visits the ELC

Check out this great article about the ELC from the staff at “Let’s Talk Science”!

http://outreach.letstalkscience.ca/blog/2015-outreach-trips/fort-stj-moberly-lake-2/item/our-day-at-the-elc.html

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Canada Day Challenge

This is a contest for students aged 8-18 who are asked to articulate what makes them proud to be Canadian.  Their submissions can be in drawing, photos or writing.  Grand prize trips to Ottawa as well as help to create a short film are the main prize.

http://blog.nfb.ca/blog/2016/01/08/2016-canada-day-challenge/?utm_campaign=229594_NFB_Education_Newsletter_2016-01-13&utm_medium=email&utm_source=NFB+Education-All_Users

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Public Meeting – New Curriculum

There is a public meeting to review the new curriculum and take questions Wednesday, January 27th at 7pm at the School Board Office.

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Free Parent Technology Workshop – January 19th 2016

The North Peace Senior Secondary PAC is hosting a FREE parent technology workshop January 19 @ 6:30 – 7:30 @ NPSS library. Snacks will be provided. There will be information taught about Google including google drive, moodle, & digital citizenship
For more information please email npsspac@gmail.com.

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Christmas Hampers

Another successful year for our Christmas family hampers!  The students and staff worked incredibly hard at making Christmas a joyous occasion for six families and one senior.  Together $4,800.00 was raised in cash and gift cards, plus at least $2,000 in food and gifts.   “Kindness in words creates confidence.  Kindness in thinking creates profoundness.  Kindness in giving creates Love”  Lao Tzu

The ELC students have helped create a lot of love in our FSJ community!

Have a great Christmas and holiday season and see you on January 4, 2016!

christmas wrappingChristmas hamper

 

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Come participate with us for our Christmas Hampers!

Come participate with us and see how we start our mornings! We are having a Parent DPA (daily physical activity) on the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 16th, from 8:30 am to 9:40 am. All parents are encouraged to come join our students in our morning activities such as skating, basketball, dodge-ball, yoga, the walking track and more!  We are hoping all parents can bring an item/donation for our Christmas hampers as we are working hard to make our Christmas families smile!  Your son or daughter will be informed of what is on each families wish list or please call the school at 250-263-9855 for more information.

We look forward to seeing you!

dodge ball with denny and gilmore april 11 2014 049  oh thats funny!

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Christmas Hampers

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It’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas at the ELC!  It has become an annual tradition for us at the ELC to sponsor single parent families in need at Christmas time.  We are pleased to announce that we are sponsoring 6 families and one food hamper for a senior this year!

Christmas hampers usually include a Christmas dinner, clothes for the children, winter coats, shoes, other gifts based on the children’s interest, and groceries to carry the family a bit past the season.  The students and staff really enjoy working together to bring enjoyment to a family in the Christmas season.

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Two Additional Non-Instructional Days/New Curriculum

Please see the attached letter from School District #60 regarding the new curriculum and additional non-instructional days.

Non-Instructional Days-New Curriculum (1)

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Mythbusters PBL

Our students have been working hard on their Mythbusters project gathering data and busting or proving myths!  They will be presenting what they have discovered on December 9th to parents or guardians.  Please see the attached letter for more information.

Mythbusters Project letter

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Picture Retakes

Missed picture day or forgot to smile?  Retakes are Friday, November 6th.

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