School Development Survey Update – New Deadline

Dear Parent/Guardian,

Your input is valuable to your school, your district, and the provincial government. We would like to thank those who have already completed the Family Survey. For those who have not yet completed the survey, we sincerely appreciate you taking the time to fill out the survey before the deadline of Friday, April 23, 2021

Directions for Survey-Taking:

You may access and complete the anonymous survey online – from a computer or mobile device – by visiting the website below: 

https://www.research.net/r/SDFamily2021EN

Thank you for your participation and for being a valued member of your school community.

Updates From MDJH

Good afternoon, here is some information about upcoming events at our school.

  1. On Monday, March 8, MDJH will be closed, therefore in-school and online learning will be cancelled for that day. Our staff will be preparing marks for Term 2 Reporting and will be participating in Professional Learning on that day.
  2. At this time, formal Report Cards will NOT be distributed. This is the same process we followed during Term 1 reporting. Families will use PowerSchool data to view their child(ren)’s progress. PowerSchool represents the most up-to-date information as teachers are constantly revising student marks. All parents/guardians are asked to contact the school at if they have forgotten their sign in credentials for PowerSchool.
  3. Parent/Teacher Conferences will be virtual this term. Conferences will take place March 25, from 12:30 – 6:30pm. OPTIS will be open to parents/guardians on March 19, for scheduling either a video conference or a phone interview. Please ensure that you have provided the correct phone number for the device you wish to be contacted on at the scheduled time.
  4. Grade 9 Course Selections – Gonzaga. Students have until March 9, to enter their course selections for Grade 10. These are to be entered online using the student’s PowerSchool login information. Instructions can be found on Gonzaga’s web site, at this address: Course Selection 2021-2022 – Gonzaga High School.
  5. Monday, March 15, is a District holiday. School will be closed.
     

Thank you for your continued support. 

High School Course Selection Now Available

Course Selection is now available for students who will be attending Gonzaga in the 2021-2022 school year. All the information needed for course selection can be found by visiting Gonzaga’s web site.

Please make sure that you have submitted your course requests on line through your PowerSchool account by 3 pm on March 5.

Also, please complete your course selection sheet and return a parent/guardian signed copy via email to geraldinehoulihan@nlesd.ca by March 5.

Click here to download the course selection sheet (PDF).

Mr. West’s Science Fest

Finding new ways to engage students can be a challenge, especially these days. Mr. West keeps them coming back, wondering what outfit he has on today.

MDJH Kindness Video

As part of Pink Shirt Day, Ms. Pickett put together a video that highlights teachers and staff at MDJH offering positive message to our students. We viewed this video in our classes today, and thought that the community might enjoy it as well!

STEMforGIRLS Club

Interested in Science/Technology? Join our online STEM community!

Learn from successful women how to set yourself up for a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) career. With a digital clubhouse, monthly STEM kits, regional events, and a provincial conference, you choose how and when you participate.

STEMforGIRLS Club is an interactive province-wide STEM community delivered by Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC). STEMforGIRLS programs empower female (non-binary, two-spirit, gender fluid, agender, or third gender inclusive) youth with information and the self-confidence needed to build successful futures in STEM. They are provided free of charge thanks to the support of our sponsors.

Please contact Ms. Riggs if you have any questions.

https://stemforgirls.ca/