A visit from Robert Ogilvie Students

Mr. Barry’s grade 12 physical education students invited a grade 5 class from R.O. for multiple days of sports activities.

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NPSS Students Finish as Semi-Finalists for the Loran Scholarship

Congratulations to NPSS students Kobe Tulloch and Azaria Richards who were semi-finalists in the Loran Scholarship application process! The two went through an initial application process and were short-listed from thousands of students across the country and were invited to the semi-finalists round.
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Healing Gardens Grand Opening

The Sr. Alt class held a ceremony on Wednesday to officially open the Peace Orchard and Healing Gardens. Ally Peever and Maddie Carter were the mc’s. They invited Elder Madeline Davis from Doig River First Nation to open the event with a prayer of thanks. Tristan Jansen accompanied Dale in performing the song ‘Healing Bear’, and then speeches were made by Montana Davis-Green and Connal Cameron, as well as guests Reg Whiten from Tree Canada and Jeff Spenst from Pembina Pipeline. Dillon, Kari, and student volunteers provided a barbecue lunch. The Senior Alt class is incredibly proud of their efforts and hope to see the produce used by the school and community for years to come.

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NPSS Grizzlies: June Update

Our Boys Rugby team was in Grande Prairie on Friday for a 7s tournament. The boys went undefeated – a great way to finish the season! 


The Athletics Banquet on Thursday night recognized the successes of all of our sports teams. Congrats Grizzlies and thank you, coaches! See below for a full list of award winners:

Athlete of the Year – Male: Quinlan Snider
Athlete of the Year – Female: Celine Quigley
Outstanding Athletic Performance: Kenzie Chilcott


Cross Country

Coaches Choice: Leigh Hedges
MVP: Kenzie Chilcott


Boys Soccer

Rookie of the Year: Harrison Sewell
Coaches Choice: Caleb Mohninger
MVP: Devin Velkjar


Girls Soccer

Rookie of the Year: Maddison Holloway
Coaches Choice: Kenzie Chilcott
MVP Attacking: Emma Close
MVP Defending: Teagan Clement


Jr. Girls Volleyball

Coaches Choice: Raya Heinrichs
MVP: Taylor Schmidt


Sr. Girls Volleyball

Rookie of the Year: Megan Salinas
Coaches of the Choice: Jessie Copes
MVP: Daelyn Jeffers


Sr. Boys Volleyball

Rookie of the Year: Drew Woodruff
Coaches Choice: Thomas Taylor
MVP: Michael McDermott


Jr. Boys Basketball

Coaches Choice: Colton Dyck
MVP: Gryphon Talbot


Jr. Girls Basketball

Coaches Choice: Jenna Miranda
MVP: Isabella Ziebart

Sr. Girls Basketball

Rookie of the Year: MacKenzie O’Brien
Ross Memorial Most Inspirational Award: Alexis Ziebart
Coaches Choice: Claire Turner
MVP: Celine Quigley


Sr. Boys Basketball

Rookie of the Year: Liam Peterson
Ross Memorial Most Inspirational Award: Earl Concepcion
MVP: Mason Miranda


Track and Field

Rookie of the Year: Jacob Haluzka
Coaches Choice: Tyler Turner
MVP: Kenzie Chilcott


Girls Rugby

Most Improved: Maddison Holloway
Coaches Choice: Michelle Kalkman
MVP: Linsey Edwards


Boys Rugby

Best Back: Tristan Hynes
Best Forward: Noah Klassen
MVP: Tim Zimmer


Ultimate

Most Improved: Brooklyn Willms
Coaches Choice: Connor Kindrat
MVP: Kurtis Lee

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2019-2020 NPSS Student Council Executive Nominated

We are very excited to announce our 2019/2020 Student Council! We had over 100 students come out and vote on Wednesday at main campus, and over 80 at the ELC. The results are:

PresidentPauleanne Codilla
Vice PresidentJoseph Seo
TreasurerJulia Fochuk
SecretaryCalie Turner
Event CoordinatorsBrianna Rogerson and Andrea Gagne
Public RelationsBreanna Triebel and Martina Scheck

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NPSS Student Ranks in the top 25% in the Country

NPSS Student Arya Xu competed in the Euclid Math Contest and placed in the top 25% in the country! Congratulations Arya…we’re very proud of you!

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Students plant an orchard at NPSS

NPSS staff and students are planting fruit and medicinal trees and bushes in front of the library today. The event originated from the Senior Alt class as part of their plans for community improvement. The orchard project is made possible by grants from Tree Canada, Pembina Pipelines and is in association with the local First Nations. The students were interviewed by local reporter Scott Brooks and their project is featured on Energetic City.ca.

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My Strength is Not for Hurting

On Thursday NPSS students participated in the ‘My Strength is Not for Hurting’ violence against women campaign. Constable Neustaeter presented to the school on the signs of an unhealthy relationship, local statistics on violence, and what can be done to get help. Ade and Jaimie discussed the topic of consent, Shaunti and Caden highlighted the current tragedy of local missing and murdered Indigenous women. Ms. Aulin organized many events and workshops throughout the day on the topics of healthy relationships, healing, marginalization, racism, toxic masculinity, mental health awareness, healthy role models, self-expression, sexuality, and gender.

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NPSS Athletics Banquet

The year end Athletics Banquet will take place on Thursday, June 6th from 5:30 -7:30pm. All athletes and their families are encouraged to come and celebrate the sports year in review! Tickets for guests ($10) can be purchased through the Athletics office as well as the main office.

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Chemistry

Ms. Lynn’s Chemistry 11 class conducts a pH lab.

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