Alberta Post Secondary Open House Schedule
"Open House" is a great opportunity for students considering post-secondary options. The 2018/2019 Open House Schedule for Alberta institutions is now available.
Scholarship Information Session - December 14 @ NDHS
Ms Halter and Mrs Nivens will be hosting an informal scholarship information session Fri Dec 14 during NDHS in the Learning Commons. Sign up with Ms Halter in advance.
RCMP 2019 National Youth Engagement Week
Want to train like a Mountie for a week? (March 25 - 29, 2019)
National Youth Engagement Week is a unique opportunity to experience five days at Depot, the RCMP's training academy in Regina. A select group of Grade 12 students from across Canada will experience what it's like to be a cadet in training.
If chosen, you will get the opportunity to interact with police officers from various RCMP units. Activities may include a fitness session, drill class, driving simulation, police defensive tactics, a tour of the RCMP Heritage Centre and much more.
For more information visit the RCMP 2019 National Youth Engagement Week website.
Rock the Diploma Registration - January 2019
École Secondaire Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School will be offering Rock The Diploma review sessions in January 2019. These sessions are an amazing opportunity for review, helping students to build confidence and achieve their best. Click to access the registration form.
U of A Info Week - January 29 - 31
Are you interested in attending the U of A? Discover what programs/faculties interest you, tour campus, and get inspired about your future!
Date: January 29 - 31, 2019
Time: 5 - 8pm
Location: Van Vliet Complex, University of Alberta North Campus
More information is available here.
Career Spotlight: Engineering - February 8, 2019
Stantec Engineers In Training will be meeting with students to discuss opportunities in Engineering. This session will take place on February 8 in the Learning Commons during NDHS. Sign up with Ms. Halter is required.
Career Planning Events
Red Deer College - Career Expo 2019 - May 2, 2019
Career Expo 2019 will be taking place on May 2 at Red Deer College. All Grade 11 students will be attending this event. More details to follow in the new year.
It is important for students to be responsible for their own academic records and course information. All students are required to sign up for an account in "My Pass." Click here for instructions on how to do this.
Career Planning Resources
Interested in doing some career planning or exploration? These resources can help you:
Looking for volunteer opportunities in your community? Check out Volunteer Central, a database of volunteer postings by area. Volunteering looks great on a resume and is an important consideration for scholarships! Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community!
Students are encouraged to book a career appointment in their Grade 12 year to explore career options, to look at education or training requirements needed to obtain employment in a particular field, to learn about post-secondary programs and gain information on scholarships. To book a career appointment with Ms. Halter please see staff in the Learning Commons. Please note appointments will become available to Grade 10 and 11 students in the second semester!
Student Profile Sheet for References
Looking for a reference? Scholarships often require references. Start the process by completing a student profile sheet to outline your accomplishments over the past three years.