January Newsletter

Admin Message

Happy New Year! I hope everyone was able to enjoy a safe and restful holiday break.

The month of January will be busy completing Term 1 classes. Please ensure you are handing in your assignments and staying on top your studies – final exams will start on January 26th. Attendance is also very important to maintain face-to-face in person learning as much as possible.

Covid 19 is still a very unwanted concern in our lives. Masking is our number one defense at school, and we ask that students follow the proper protocol and wear the mask appropriately. We will continue to update any new procedures as they are put in place by the government and the school division to ensure the safety of our students. We are doing everything we can to ensure we are able maintain an in person learning environment that is safe.

Jay Nichol


Hot Shot Coffee

The "Hot Shot" group from Entrepreneurship 30 class sold coffee, tea and hot chocolate in the morning at the school. From their proceeds, they donated to Erin Katerynych, Executive Director who accepted the cheque on behalf of the Empty Stocking Fund/Battlefords District Food and Resource Centre.

Pictured is Zaden Doke-Poitras, Nate Monchuk, Rhett Harkot, Erin Katerynych, Sam Bullerwell, Matthew Dament and Kobie Anderson. Missing: Rhett Dennis

Sisters going to U18 Curling Nationals

Congratulations to Vikings Ava-Marie Beausolei (second) and her sister, Leah Beausolei (alternate)!!!

They were part of team Taylor, who won the U18 provincial curling in Humboldt over the Christmas break.

They will represent Saskatchewan at Nationals.

Junior Umpire of the Year

Congratulations to Viking Hudson Ford who is the recipient of the Lou Slotsve Junior Umpire of the Year!

Way to go, Hudson!

NBCHS Over Coffee

We all know Janice Staff for her incredible work ethic, and incredibly dynamic skill set as a classroom teacher, businesswoman, department leader, and last but certainly not least, as an outstanding chef. Pair all of this with a positive and energetic personality and you really have someone who you want to sit and learn from. Listen in to this next episode of NBCHS Over Coffee to find out what makes Janice the awesome person we all know. You'll also find out what the best thing to serve at a true Staff party really is!


What kind of a person do you put in charge of the foundational administrative tasks of the NBCHS daily reality? Easy. Jenny Nolin. Once you meet Jenny, it doesn't take long to see that she is the woman for the job. Day in and day out, she remains positive, optimistic and energized by the daily challenge of putting the pieces of the NBCHS scheduling puzzle together (just to name 1 aspect of her role). Listen in on this next episode of NBCHS Over Coffee to see how growing up with 9 other siblings on a farm by Wilkie, SK, working for the University of Manitoba in Thompson and working as a speech coordinator for the Ministry of Health in Regina have all led Jenny to becoming the go-to person we know today!


Viking Breakfast

NBCHS's free breakfast program is being well received and appreciated by students. Students are offered a healthy granola bar and fruit. It is a simple, yet nutritious breakfast snack for students on the go.

It is because of the generosity of our community, that the Viking breakfast program is possible

Thank you to the following businesses:

Access Communications

Scott Campbell Dodge


Danish Home Bakery

North Battleford Family Pizza

Also, a huge Thank You to the many individuals that donated towards this worthwhile cause. Your generosity is very appreciated!

If you would like to make a donation towards our breakfast program, please contact the school at 306-445-6101.

Grad Parents Facebook Page

There is now a Grad Parents Face Book page (separate from the school). If you have a child graduating this year, please join us at "2022 NBCHS Grad Parents," to get all the latest updates.

New-ish Vikings

Mrs. Karun Mann and Mr. Jesse Carlson will be staying with us through to the end of June 2022. Mrs. Mann primarily teaches high school Science, Math & Art while Mr. Carlson teaches grade 10 Native Studies and English. Ms. Danielle Girolami started with us after the Christmas break and will be teaching grade 7 until June 2022.

There are a few familiar faces in the building - Mrs. Michelle Beavers is returning as an SST until the end of June and Mr. Mark Barclay will be rejoining us through to March as a reading interventionist.

Welcome, and in some cases, welcome back!

ORDER YOUR 2021-22 YEARBOOK NOW! Drop off your $45 at the main office

Please Remember - Drop-offs and Pick-ups in designed areas only. Please do not use the staff parking lot.

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Raise the Grade - Every Tuesday in the Gateway Room (NOT Rm 109) 3:30pm-5:30pm

Wear your ribbon skirt, ribbon shirt or Metis sash on Friday, Jan 28th

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E-transfers are fairly new for NBCHS. These transactions run pretty smooth, however, there are some things to remember when sending e-tranfers:

  • Make sure you are entering in the school's correct email address. nbchs.etransfer@lskysd.ca
  • Clearly mark in the e-transfer notes what the money is for. Also, the more info you can add the easier and quicker the e-transfer can be deposited ex. child's name, teacher's name, etc.
  • If sending money for a cafe tab, please send it at least one day ahead of time. This saves on backed up lines in the cafe and lunch hour phone calls home. Our staff will always let your child know a few days ahead of time, when their money is low. Also, you or your child can always ask how much money they have left.
  • The Nutrition program also runs out of the cafe. Please indicate if an e-transfer is for a cafe tab or the Nutrition Program. It is common that your child may not know.



19th - Early Dismissal 2:30pm

26th-28th - Final Exams

31st - P.D - No school for students


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North Battleford Comprehensive High School

1791 110th Street

North Battleford SK

S9A 2Y2