Athletic News: October 1

The Sr Boys volleyball had their second test of the season this weekend at the Jon Bragg tournament in Prince George, while the Jr Girls Volleyball team had their season opener in Peace River.

It was a building weekend for Sr Boys Volleyball. The tough competition in Prince George made for a good learning experience, and the boys have highlighted some aspects of their game to work on before the next tournament. While they didn’t get any wins on the court, the team had a great time off the court.

Jr Girls Volleyball went undefeated in Peace River. They play the Sr Girls team at home, 3:30 on Thursday!

Male Athlete of the Week is Michael McDermott, and Female Athlete of the Week is Raya Heinricks.

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Orange Shirt Day

NPSS students and staff wear orange today in support of our Aboriginal community and to raise awareness of the residential school system. This day gave students and staff the opportunity to discuss these events and celebrate Aboriginal culture. For more information on this day visit OrangeShirtDay.org

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Soccer and Volleyball Updates

Season openers kicked off this weekend for NPSS sports teams with Sr Boys Soccer in Prince George at the Warrior Invitational and Sr Boys and Girls Volleyball in Grande Prairie at the Super Red.

Sr Girls Volleyball finished the weekend with a 4-3 record, losing in the consolation final to Duchess Park. The girls had a good weekend of play, meeting head coach Alex Bacso’s expectations and starting the season off strong.

Sr Boys Volleyball had a tough weekend with a record of 0-5. From coaches Cole Hyland and Ian Zackondik “in terms of skill level, the boys were on par with most of the teams in the tournament, however, we made some mistakes and ended up getting outplayed. All things considered though we played okay. There were lots of good things, and we know what we need to work on moving forward”

Sr Boys Soccer had a solid opening weekend, finishing in first place at the Warrior Invitational tournament in Prince George. Harrison Sewell earned tournament MVP and Caleb Mohninger earned the Top Defensive Player award. Other notable performances were grade 12s Mason Miranda, Quinlan Snider and Tony Hafner.

Female Athlete of the Week: Jessie Copes – veteran Copes had a consistent weekend and excelled in game point situations. In the semi finals, the girls were down 14-13 to Parkland in the 3rd set when she went in to serve. Copes kept her composure in a stressful situation and put the ball into play, spurring the team on to win the game 17-15.

Male Athlete of the Week: Harrison Sewell – In his rookie debut, Gr. 10 Sewell had a dominant performance with 8 goals in 4 games. He played an integral role both on and off the pitch, setting the bar for discipline and work ethic.

 

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Axé Capoeira

Axé Capoeira visited NPSS today. They showcased traditional capoeria vocals, instrumentals, and performances. Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines dance, acrobatics and music. Many brave students assisted during the performance. Thanks to the Axé Capoeira group for stopping at NPSS!      Photos courtesy of Shara Cote.

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What is CHOICE?

The above video give instructions on how to enroll in CHOICE and the expectations for the 2 credit course. You will need to login to your learn60 email before enrolling.

The Google Classroom enrollment key for your grade level is:

Grade 10: wrkizj
Grade 11: j67tjz
Grade 12: qjoedx

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A Trip to Camp Cameron

Our International students had a chance to visit and stay overnight at Camp Cameron, School District 60’s very own outdoor education centre.  It was a great opportunity to make new friends and have new experiences in the Canadian outdoors.

 

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School Calendar – UPDATE for Sept 24th!

Here is the AMENDED Local School Calendar 2017’18 2018’19 (1) school years! Previously, we had listed an outdated version that was noticed and not corrected

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Robotics at NPSS


School District #60 and North Peace Secondary are quickly gaining a reputation as one of the top Robotics programs in British Columbia.

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NPSS Athletics Update – Sept. 15th, 2018

Results from the Dawson Creek Sneak Cross Country meet on the weekend:
Sr Girls 4km
1st Kenzie Chilcott
2nd Leigh Hedges
3rd Claire Turner
4th Celine Quigley
5th Jordynn McPhersonSr Boys 6km
4th Quinlan Snider

Coach Rebecca Pimm added, “Great turnout for our first meet, special shout-out to rookie Quinlan Snider who had a great first race!”

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NPSS Athletics ~ Tryouts Begin!

Students interested in trying out for one of our School Teams…

Sr Boys Soccer: September 4th & 6th3:30 – 4:30
Sr Boys Volleyball: September 6th, 3:30 – 5:30
Sr Girls Volleyball: September 5th, 6th, 7th 5:30 – 7:00
Jr Boys Volleyball: September 6th, 3:30 – 5:00
Jr Girls Volleyball: September 6th, 5:30 – 7:30 & September 7th, 3:30 – 5:30.

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