Buses cancelled Friday, January 12, 2018

Buses Cancelled, Friday, January 12, 2018

Due to the forecast extreme cold weather all School District 60 bus runs are cancelled Friday, January 12, 2018.   Schools will remain open!  We did lots of work today at the ELC, it is also a great time to catch up, and there are a lot of assignments on the go and due! 🙂

 

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Hope everyone had an awesome holiday and a great start to the New Year!

Our NPSS PAC meeting will be held Thursday, January 11th, 2018 @ 7:00PM in the NPSS Library.

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AMazInG ELC Students!

WOW!  Way to Go ELC students!  The ELC sponsored 6 families for Christmas Hampers this year.  The students worked so hard at raising money and gifts!  They waxed their legs and offered to shave their eyebrows and head, held a chess tournament, made soup and sandwiches for the entire school,  went to various business, collected bottles, held a basketball tournament, had bake sales and candy grams…Phew!…and in the end had gifts and food and over $1000 in gift cards for each family and raised approximately $10,000 dollars!  It was indeed a community effort from the ELC and we are so proud of all our students.  Merry Christmas and all the best in 2018!

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Student Led Conferences at the ELC

Student Led Conferences

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Report Cards

Student report cards have been published to the MyEducationBC Parent Portal.  Here is the link to the Parent Portal: https://www.myeducation.gov.bc.ca/aspen/logon.do

For instructions on how to access the portal, following is the link to the instructions:  http://www.npss.prn.bc.ca/?page_id=3447

If you encounter difficulties logging in to the Parent Portal please Melanie at mfoster@prn.bc.ca

Upcoming Dates

November 29 & 30 – Early Dismissal Days / Parent-Teacher Meetings

  • December 1 – Non-Instructional Day                           
  • December 25 to January 5 – Winter Vacation                      
  • January 8 – Schools Reopen after Christmas Break
  • January 26 & 29 – Non Instructional Days
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Report Cards/Early Dismissal Days/Parent Teacher Interviews

Report Cards will be available for viewing on the MyEd Parent Portal Tuesday, Nov. 28th.  Parent/ Teacher meetings will be Wednesday and Thursday, Nov 29th and 30th – which are also early dismissal days (2pm!)

Please contact the school at 250-263-9855 if you would like to arrange a meeting with your student’s teacher(s) or if you are having any difficulties signing into the parent portal.

Thank you and have a great weekend!

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October PAC Meeting

PAC MEETING

Thursday, November 9 @ 7:00pm in the NPSS library.

Please use gym doors as all others will be locked !

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Interim Reports

Interim reports went home today October 23!  Please sign and have your student return to their Community teacher.   If you have any questions please contact their teacher.
A – phiscock@prn.bc.ca
B – erobb@prn.bc.ca
C – mfowler@prn.bc.ca
D – astefiuk@prn.bc.ca
E – jsalinas@prn.bc.ca
F – ebekkers@prn.bc.ca
G – alagace@prn.bc.ca

Thank you!

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September PAC Meeting

The first PAC meeting of the year will be held this Thursday, September 28th at 6:30pm in the NPSS library.  Please come and join us.
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ELC Students raise over $600.00 for Cops for Cancer “Tour de Force”

The ELC students joined together to raise over $600.00 for the local Cops for Cancer- Tour de North.    The ELC hosted a pancake breakfast for the Tour de North riders this past Monday and then gathered together their toonies to show their support for the riders.

Mr. Salinas’s Community Group showed the way and raised over $250.00! Nice work Com. E! 

L to R – Cst. Tristan Williams, Jerrick Salinas, Maddy Bickford, Andrea Hernandez, Jordon Sowers, Tristan Campbell, Cst Rebecca Bojczuk, Darren Thomson.

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Temporary Homestay Families

The school district is looking for students whose families would welcome hosting a high school student from Japan in their homes, from Monday, October 16 to Wednesday, October 25. During the school day, students will be attending classes.
Families will be compensated $25 for each day.
Home stay requirements are that the student must have their own private bedroom.  The bedroom must have a fire escapable window (that opens) that must be at least 2 feet by 2 feet in dimension.  The student is to be provided three meals a day, and perhaps most importantly of all, be lovingly and kindly welcomed and included in typical, everyday family life.
This is a unique learning opportunity to learn more about another culture and to help teach a young person from the other side of the globe about what daily life in Fort St John is like.
Interested parties are asked to contact Jodi Hickey (jhickey@prn.bc.ca) or Carleen Andrews (candrews@prn.bc.ca) for a home stay family application package.  Criminal record checks will be part of the process.  Either contact person can be reached at 250-785-4429
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Meet ‘n Greet ‘n Eat!

The ELC will be having a pancake breakfast Monday, September 18th from 8-9am.  Come meet your student’s teachers and have them fill your belly with some delicious pancakes!  As well this year we are very excited to have representatives for the Cops for Cancer and the Big Bike in attendance and will be doing a toonie drive to help send them on their way.  So bring your toonies and your appetites and we will see you Monday the 18th!

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Boys Soccer Tryouts

Grade 10/11/12 boys soccer tryouts will be held September 7th, 8th, and 11th – 3:30 to 5:30pm on the Upper Field at North Peace Secondary.

Regular practices will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30pm.

If you are unable to make any of the practices but would like to play please email rleclair@prn.bc.ca

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Have a great summer!

Fun Day!

I think this picture pretty much sums up what a great year we had!  Amazing students, amazing work and amazing memories.  Thanks to the students and staff for another great year.

We wish you the best in all your future endeavors and remember to come back and visit!

In this photo Kalum Bigfoot doing the honours and Carla Lowther doing the screaming 🙂 . With Nathan Kachmarski capturing the moment !

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First Week at the ELC!

The first week at the ELC will be a fun filled week!  There are no school supplies needed for the first day or week and students will be sent home an information package on the first day with further information.  The first day will be Tuesday, Sept 5th from 8:40am – 11 am with regular scheduled classes the rest of the week – 8:40am – 2:59pm.  We look forward to seeing you then 🙂

The following is a suggested school supply list ELC-School-Supply-List 2

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Start up dates for Sept 2017

Important start up dates for September/October 2017

Monday, August 29th – School Office will be open

Tuesday, Sept 5th first day of school – students will be dismissed at 11am

Tuesday, Sept 19 – Student Pictures

Friday, Sept 22 – NID Day – no school for students

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 – Thanksgiving Day – school closed

Friday, Oct 20 – NID Day – no school for students

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TPOL’s

All ELC students will be presenting their TPOL’s (Transitional Presentation of Learning) next week June 19-22nd.   TPOL’s are a presentation given to teachers and parents/guardians by the student and is a reflection on the student’s year – both successes and failures.  Please check with your student on the time and date of their presentation!

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Our Amazing Community Project Exhibition

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Community Project Exhibition Invitation

Dear Friends,

We would like to formally invite you to come help us celebrate our community focused school wide project 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 encouraged students to take pride and identify the strengths within their community, to build communication and connections between generations, to create positive change, and become more globally educated citizens.

We will be hosting friends, family and community members on the morning of May 24, 2016 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. The exhibition will be set up like a trade show where visitors can walk through the school and interact with the many different projects, some of which the students have already put in action. We hope that you will have the time to come down and celebrate with our students their plan on how to make our community a better place.

Thank you,

ELC Staff and Students

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March PAC Meeting

This month’s PAC regular meeting will not be taking place, but PAC will be part of the open house at NPSS on Tuesday, March 7th at 6:30.  This open house is an informational session for next years grade 10’s and will be providing information to students and their parents on the choices they can make in Grade 10.  We look forward to seeing you there!

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Open House at NPSS

Open House Poster 2017

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Adopted 2017-2000 School District#60 Calendar

ADOPTED Local Calendar_2017-2020

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Parent Portal Workshop

Parent Portal Workshop will be held on Tuesday February 28th@ 7:00 in the NPSS library…find out how to use all the features of the parent portal and be able to know how your child is doing in school whenever you want the information!

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Parent info night

Please find attached information about parent and student information nights for upcoming Grade 10 and Grade 11 students.

ParentNightInfo..docx

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“Parents as Career Coaches”

SD60 Parents as Career Coaches Poster

An informative and empowering learning opportunity for parents of students in grades 9 – 11 is ready for the taking at North Peace Secondary School. “Parents as Career Coaches” is a two-evening learning workshop series where parents learn valuable insights, strategies, and tools to help their youngsters journey down their career choice paths. This event is free of charge, happening Thursday, Feb. 23 and Thursday, March 9 from 6:30 to 9pm.

Please register with Jodi Hickey at 250-785-4429, ext. 335.

For more information, including more details of the program and the bio of the guest presenter, please see the attached poster.

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