Welcome to the Northern Secondary School Council website! Our role is to give parents a voice in how the school functions.
UP NEXT AT NORTHERN...
Games Night - Sunday, March 3 at 6:30 pm -Join other Northern parents for a night of good food and good fun. It's a great time to relax and make some new friends! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Call For Volunteers - NSS Council has a variety of committees that welcome your input and support. Committees welcoming volunteers include the following:
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SCHOOL COUNCIL MEETING DOCS
In the principal's report of our School Council meetings, Northern's principal Adam Marshall answers questions from parents and provides updates on important items of school business. Click here to Ask Adam a question!
EXTERNAL RESOURCES (free!)
Addressing Self-Harm and Teen Suicidality - Tues, Feb 27, 6:30-8 (for youth, families, friends and caregivers of adolescents aged 14+) - This workshop will be helpful if you have any concerns about a friend, a family member or even yourself. Those that attend this workshop will learn the common signs that a youth may be self-harming or thinking about suicide, factors that can increase and decrease suicide risk, and what to do in crisis situations. Presented by Sick Kids. Register here.
Financial Literacy: Goalsetting - Wed, Feb 28, 4-5 pm - This workshop is designed to empower you with the invaluable skill of setting and achieving financial goals with precision. Through an engaging session and expert guidance, you'll learn how to create a roadmap to financial success, whether it's saving for college, buying your first car or investing for the future. For more information and registration, click here.
The Biology of Stress - Thursday, March 7 at 7 pm -Learn what is happening on a physiological level around stress and our awareness of how we are responding to certain stressful situations. Part of the Positive Parenting Series by Pine River Institute. Register here.
Mom or Dad...where's my ???? Do you get this question a lot? John Tucker is our expert this month and he will share some practical suggestions to help those with ADHD to get organized and to deal with physical, mental and emotional clutter!
Mastering the Game: Navigating Gaming Trends and Healthy Play - Karen Hlady and Tracy Tsui explore the world of gaming, emerging trends, online platforms, why people game, the neurobiology, gamblification, benefits and risks of gaming, as well as resources and strategies for healthy play. Watch here.
Discover What's Possible
Check out this library of 23 recordings from the Bright and Quirky Summit for 2e kids. These worldwide experts cover topics that include ADHD, digital use, giftedness, self-motivation, anxiety, and more! To access, email email@example.com for log-in information.
Shift Your Thinking Support Library
Check out this library of experts speaking on topics including dyslexia, learning disabilities, ADHD, parent support, and wellbeing.