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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 !
Please find attached a letter from Mike Bernier regarding our new curriculum
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!
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.
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.
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.
Please read the letter from School District #60 regarding smoking regulations on school grounds.
The next PAC meeting is Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 7pm at NPSS Library
Report cards will be going home with 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! starting March 21 with students returning to school April 4th.
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!
Check out this great article about the ELC from the staff at “Let’s Talk Science”!
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.
There is a public meeting to review the new curriculum and take questions Wednesday, January 27th at 7pm at the School Board Office.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!
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!
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.
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.
Missed picture day or forgot to smile? Retakes are Friday, November 6th.