World of Choices 2019 - March 6
World of Choices 2019 will be taking place on March 6, 2019 at the Holiday Inn on Gasoline Alley from 9:30 am - 1:30 pm. Students in grades 10 - 12 are welcome to attend (sign up with Ms. Halter is required). Transportation will be provided. Students who attend will enjoy a complimentary lunch. This event is a great opportunity for students interested in exploring a variety of different careers.
2019 Scholarship & Post Secondary Information Sessions
Ms Halter and Mrs Nivens will be hosting a series of informal information sessions on scholarships and paying for post secondary programs. Sessions will take place during NDHS in the Learning Commons. (Sign up is required). See schedule below:
- Thurs Feb 7 - Scholarship Info Session
- Thurs Mar 21 - I'm accepted - now what? (Paying for college/university)
- Fri Mar 22 - Scholarship Info
- Thurs Apr 18 - Notre Dame Awards Package Info Session
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
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
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.
Mac Ewan University at Notre Dame - February 15
Considering Mac Ewan University? Sign up for the Mac Ewan Info Session on Fri Feb 15 @ NDHS in the Learning Commons. (Sign up sheet is posted outside of Ms Halter's office.) Mac Ewan University will also have an info booth set up @ lunch in the Gathering Area that day.
When: May 2, 2019
Where: Red Deer College
Who: All Grade 11 students from Notre Dame will have the opportunity to attend this event.
Why: Career Exploration!!!
More details to follow.
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.