Category Archives: NLSS

NLSS Christmas Spirit Week

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NLSS Christmas Spirit Week continues: Wed: Slippers and Moccasins Day! Thurs: Backwards or Camo Day! Fri: Christmas Clothing Day!

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New Support for Learners Financial Support Program

Today, (Nov. 30, 2020) the Premier and the Minister of Education announced the launch of the Support for Learners program. Through this program, the government is providing financial support to help parents and guardians with additional costs during the 2020-2021 school year during the second wave of COVID-19. Eligible parents or guardians will receive a […]

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PHU Flu Vaccination Clinics

NLSS is hosting the Porcupine Health Unit for Flu Vaccination clinics on Friday, November 20th and Wednesday, November 25th. Vaccines are by appointment only for students and staff. If you wish to book your student for a vaccination, please contact the school at (705) 336-2900 as we still have some appointment slots available.

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NLSS School Photos November 12 & 13

Guy’s Photo will be at NLSS for photo days on Thursday, November 12 (Grade 9 & 10 students) and Friday November 13 (Grade 11 & 12 students). Students will be called down during their Per. 1 and 2 classes for an opportunity to get their school picture taken.

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Quadmester 2 Begins Monday, November 9

The last day for Quadmester 1 is Wednesday, November 4th. There is no school for students this Thursday Nov. 5 and Friday Nov. 6 as we prepare for Quadmester 2. The first day of Quadmester 2 for all students is Monday, November 9, 2020

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Treaties Recognition Week

NLSS is promoting awareness of Treaties Recognition Week. Treaty No. 9 (also called The James Bay Treaty) was signed in 1905-1906 between representatives of Canada and the Anishinaabe and Omushkegowuk peoples. More information available here: https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/treaty-9

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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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