North Star Academy Laval is proud to showcase the science savvy work of our students on January 17th, 2017 from 4-6p.m at our annual NSA Science Fair. Students have worked for months towards this pressure packed event. External judges from the field of science will be present to evaluate the projects. All are welcome to come and see the creations of our budding scientists. Awards to be announced at 5:45 p.m.
North Star Academy Laval is proud to announce that as part of our Community Connections initiative, to expose students to the world of work and learn more about their own qualities while doing so, that we will be welcoming the Just for Laughs organization to help us launch the return to school and the 2017 New Year!
January 9th is going to be an incredible action packed morning where the Just for Laughs team will be in to meet with our students to discuss the behind the scenes intricacies of running a large international organization in the field of arts and entertainment. Staff will share with our NSA students the many roles, qualities and education required to work for such an organization. Senior staff members of Just for Laughs will share their own career journey from high school onward that led them to where they are today. The morning will be an exciting hands-on start to the New Year with students working on several activities to begin their own Career Portfolios.
North Star Academy is excited to be participating in the regional Speak Up Montreal Spoken Word Competition. Students will first compete locally to win a spot in this prestigious provincial event. The four top winners will represent NSA and compete against other schools in the Speak Up Montreal competition in February 2017.
This is a unique opportunity for students to take the stage and talk about issues that matter to them, using poetic devices, emotion, and most importantly, performance, to reach their audience. Students in Secondary 3, 4, and 5 have been hard at work writing, memorizing, and performing their spoken word in their English classes. The top performances have been selected to compete in our semi-final in-house competition this week.
Join us for this incredible display of artistic mastery of slam poetry during the semi-finals taking place at North Star Academy Thursday, December 22nd at 1:30-2:45pm, everyone is welcome!
Teresa Norris, founder and president of the HPV Awareness association and contributor to the Sexuality Education Network, will be coming in on December 23rd to speak to the Secondary 3, 4, and 5’s regarding sexual health, healthy relationships, and consent.
Created by high school student, Nayem Alam, Speak Up Montreal is Montreal’s first youth spoken word competition. As the competition title suggests, this is a unique opportunity for students to take the stage and talk about issues that matter to them, using poetic devices, emotion, and most importantly, performance, to reach its audience. In preparation for this city-wide event, Secondary 3, 4, and 5 North Star Academy students have been hard at work in their English classes, workshopping, practicing, and performing for their peers. The top performances of each class have been selected to compete in the North Star Academy Laval Speak up Competition where winners will advance to the finals held at Marymount Academy International in February. The NSA Speak Up Competition will take place Thursday, December 22nd in the school cafeteria during last period.