HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO Students get hands-on experience in the metal work room at Port Hardy Secondary School on May 30.

Trades Day at Port Hardy Secondary School

Grade 7 students learn about trades at PHSS

Port Hardy Secondary School (PHSS) showcased their annual Trades Day giving new students a chance to discover trades courses and careers.

It is also one of several transition activities planned for grade 7 students from Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw School, Eagle View Elementary, Fort Rupert Elementary, Wagalus School, and K’ak’ot’lats’i join PHSS for the day.

“Today’s event brought students together to take part in hands-on activities in our woodwork, metalwork, and foods programs as they learned about trades courses and careers they may want to pursue in future years,” said Port Hardy Secondary School Principal Rena Sweeney, adding “We hope that by creating these opportunities, the grade 7 students will get to know the students and staff with whom they will be working when they join us in September and find the transition to secondary school easier.”

Trades Day is sponsored through the Youth Discover Trades Grant from the Industry Training Authority (ITA).

 

HANNA PETERSEN PHOTOS The door to the metal work room at PHSS has a very informative sign.

HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO North Island Grade 7 students learned about woodworking during Port Hardy Secondary School’s annual Trades Day on May 30. See pages 11-12 to learn more about PHSS’ Trades Day and check out a cool collection of photos.

HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO The woodworking room was full of Grade 7 students eager to learn what PHSS has to offer them next year when they graduate elementary school.

HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO A student takes learns how to drill a hole in a piece of wood during Trades Day.

HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO Eagleview teacher Malcolm Fleeton laughs in the background as students learn how to work with wood.

HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO Students from Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw School smile in the garden next to teacher Terrisa King while learning about the foods programs at Port Hardy Secondary School.

HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO PHSS teacher Robyn Gordon helps a student in the garden on Trades Day.

HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO Students discover the garden at Port Hardy Secondary School during the foods portion of Trades Day.

HANNA PETERSEN PHOTO PHSS’ annual Trades Day was held on May 30 and allowed Grade 7 students to explore the PHSS garden and get a taste for what their upcoming first year of high school is going to be like.

Just Posted

VIDEO: Sports Talk with Tyson: North Island Bantam Eagles are ready for provincials

Sports Talk with Tyson is back this week with an indepth look at the North Island Bantam Eagles.

Ferry connecting Port Hardy and Bella Coola expected to set sail this summer

Its first in-service route will sail in central coast waters on May 18, 2019.

Thunderbird movie films in downtown Port Hardy

A film crew of approximately 30-40 people has shut down part of Market Street in Port Hardy.

Strong winds up to 100 km/h for parts of Vancouver Island

Wind warning in effect for north, east and west Vancouver Island into Saturday morning

MLA Claire Trevena blasts Island Health for neglecting North Island villages, Island Health responds back with statement

MLA Claire Trevena wrote a critical letter about Island Health’s plans for Port Alice and Alert Bay.

VIDEO: U.S. Congress to probe whether Trump told lawyer Cohen to lie

At issue is a BuzzFeed News report that about negotiations over a Moscow real estate project

Charges upgraded against mother of murdered B.C. girl

Kerryann Lewis now faces first- rather than second-degree murder in the death of Aaliyah Rosa.

Explosion sends B.C. firefighter to hospital

Kelowna fire crews responded to a blaze at Pope’sGallery of BC Art & Photography on Friday

Rare ‘super blood wolf moon’ takes to the skies this Sunday

Celestial event happens only three times this century

Arrest made after historic B.C. church hit by arson

The fire at the 150-year-old Murray United Church in Merritt was considered a possible hate crime

B.C. dangerous offender in court for violating no-contact order, sends letter to victim

Wayne Belleville was shocked to see a letter addressed to him from his shooter, Ronald Teneycke

Man blames his loud car radio, sirens for crash with B.C. ambulance

Tribunal rejects bid to recoup ICBC costs after crash deemed 100-per-cent his fault

RECALL: Salmon Village maple salmon nuggets

Customers warned not to eat product due to possible Listeria contamination

More than 100,000 toxic toys named in Canada-wide recall

Plastic doll contains levels of phthalates over allowable limit and may pose chemical hazard

Most Read