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NLSS News and Events


Government of Ontario “Learn at Home” resources and COVID-19 updates

To support on-going engagement in learning, the Ministry of Education has launch a new online portal that will provide resources for families so students can continue their education while schools are closed for the next two weeks.  The link to “Learn at Home” resources is posted below: https://www.ontario.ca/page/learn-at-home The Ontario government also has a dedicated […]

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NLSS Closed March 14-April 5, 2020

NLSS will be closed March 14th to April 5th, 2020 as all publicly funded school boards in Ontario are responding to the mandated Ministerial Order to close from March 14th through to April 5th.  The Ministry of Education has indicated that the COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented and rapidly evolving event that requires an unprecedented […]

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Parent / Student / Teacher Open House March 10, 2020

On Tuesday, March 10, 2020, NLSS is hosting an open house for all students, parents and guardians from 4:30 to 8:00 pm.  NLSS will be running a 40 min. class schedule in the morning, with student dismissal at 12:10 pm. Student transportation will take place at 12:10 pm and NLSS will not have our school store open […]

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Pink Shirt Day Wednesday, February 26

NLSS will be celebrating Pink Shirt Day on Wednesday, February 26.  Students and staff are asked to wear pink shirts to school in an effort to raise awareness against bullying.  Together we can stop bullying!

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Student Board Trustee Elections

The James Bay Lowlands Secondary School Board is seeking a Student Board Trustee for semester 2 of 2020 and the 2020-21 school year.  The Student Board Trustee attends board meetings as the student voice for all students at NLSS. The position is open for any grade 11 NLSS student.  Interested students are asked to leave […]

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Semester 2 Classes begin Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Semester 2 Begins Wednesday, January 29! Welcome (and welcome back) to all students and congratulations on a great start in semester 1 of 2018-19!   A reminder that Successful Students: Attend Class every day Give their best effort in their classes Ask for help when needed Moose Factory Van Transportation: Innlink will have 3 vans running […]

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Final Evaluation Days January 17-22

Students will be completing final 30% evaluation in each of their 4 courses. School-Wide breakfast breaks from 10:30-10:50am on each evaluation day. Students will be in their classes from at least 9:15-2:00pm, with transportation occurring at regular times. Period 1 Final Evaluation Day – Friday, January 17, 2020 Period 2 Final Evaluation Day – Monday, […]

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NLSS Resumes from Christmas Break on January 7, 2020

NLSS is closed for the Christmas Break and will reopen for regular classes on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.  Have a safe and fun holiday!

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NLSS Student Council Christmas Spirit Week

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NLSS Student Council is hosting a spirit week this week! Reminder to bring in food donations this week for the Timmins Native Friendship Centre Food Drive! Tuesday: Pajama Day Wednesday: Red & Green Day Thursday: Christmas Sweaters & Accessories and Christmas Lunch! Friday: Santa’s workshops, Moccasins, Slippers and Ginger Bread House making contest!  

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Christmas Bazaar

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Northern Lights will be hosting the 2019 Christmas Bazaar Saturday, December 7, from 11am to 1pm. Drop in for some incredible crafts, gifts, food, art and much more! To book a table ($20), vendors can contact the school office at 705.336.2900 to reserve their spot. First come first served!

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NLSS Spirit Week October 28-November 1

This week is NLSS Spirit Week! See schedule below: Monday- PJ/Bedhead day: Wear pajamas and/or bed head to school Tuesday- Backwards clothing/Twin day: Wear backwards clothing and/or dress up as twins with a friend Wednesday- Sportswear day: Wear gear from your favourite sports team Thursday- Halloween costume day or orange and black day Friday- NLSS […]

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2019/2020 NLSS School Logo

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Congratulations to Sparrow Couchie for designing this year’s 2019/2020 NLSS school logo! You can check out Sparrow’s logo design on our school twitter feed @nlssnews. We look forward to seeing it on our shirts, hats, and hoodies in the near future. Well done!

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