• COVID-19 Self Screening

    During COVID-19, ALL Students, Staff and Pre-Approved Visitors must complete the daily Self-Screening questions. Please see link below for self-screening

    Daily Self-Screening

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NLSS News and Events


Public Health Unit Halloween Media Release

Please see the attached media release “Have a Safe & Happy Hallowe’en” from the Porcupine Health Unit as a guideline for Hallowe’en in our health unit area.   A reminder that students, staff and pre-approved guests need to complete the online COVID self-assessment provided here and shared on our school website daily prior to coming to school […]

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NLSS October Break: October 10-19

NLSS will be closed for October break from end of day on Friday, October 9 and reopen for regular school hours on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. Take time to connect with family and if needed, ensure you are caught up on Quadmester 1 courses!

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Community Involvement Hours update

For the 2020-21 school year, the ministry is revising the 40-hour community involvement graduation requirement so that students will not be adversely impacted by the ongoing challenges related to COVID-19. For students graduating in the 2020-21 school year, the community involvement graduation requirement will be reduced to a minimum of 20 hours of community involvement activities. This […]

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Orange Shirt Day Wednesday, September 30

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Today is Orange Shirt Day in recognition of Residential School survivors. NLSS will be walking during well-being time and free school lunch will take place for all. A reminder to wear orange to school today!

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NLSS Lunch Program

The NLSS school store will be serving free lunches up to and including Wednesday, September 2, 2020, as part of our reopening plan.Beginning Thursday, September 3, the store will be opening for Cashless lunches daily with a “Combo” menu: $5:00 Combo: Sandwich(One of Roast Beef, Ham & Cheese, or Turkey, or Wow butter & Jam), Beverage (one of Juice or Chocolate Milk), Soup […]

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Revised NLSS Staggered Start Plan for Students

On August 18th, the Ministry of Education permitted school boards to stagger the reopening of their schools, if needed, as some information has not yet been shared. Based on this, James Bay Lowlands Secondary School Board approved a staggered reopening plan for Northern Lights Secondary School. Please see the revised reopening dates below: Thursday, August […]

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Student Library book Sign-Out

Sign out library books from the NLSS library by emailing your book request to Ginger! If you want to check if we have a book, click on “Student Services” on the main webpage and follow the menu to “Library Catalogue.” Ginger will check and see if the book is available weekly and arrange to have […]

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Thom Racine to Join “Sports Talk with Jay” on Monday at Lunch

On Monday, “Sports Talk with Jay” will be joined by his father, Thom Racine.  Thom & Jay’s family basement was recently a feature presentation on Sportsnet’s “Hometown Hockey.” Get a sneak peek using the link below: https://sportsnet.ca/hometown-hockey/hometown-must-tom-racines-ode-hockey/… 

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NLSS Continuity of Learning schedule

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NLSS will be beginning our Continuity of Learning plan on Monday, April 6th, 2020 based on the schedule below. Students will receive individualized plans containing online course start-up information over the weekend

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NLSS developing a continuation of learning plan by Monday, April 6, 2020

NLSS is working to develop a continuation of learning model for all students beginning on Monday, April 6th, 2020.  Staff members are in the process of calling each home environment to discuss student needs to ensure that internet access and learning devices are present in homes in preparation for distance learning.  Please email nlssnews@gmail.com if […]

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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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