Charles Hays Secondary

The PRMS jazz band performs at the Lester Centre on Dec. 15. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert school bands trumpet in the holidays

Student performances from PRMS, Charles Hays & elementary schools make for a lively Christmas season

 

Chrystopher Thompson, a tutor at PAC 10 ESI, spent his time outlining how he approaches debates with people, both in real life and the online realm. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

WATCH: Rupert Speakathon a spirited success

Thousands of dollars raised at marathon fundraiser

 

Representatives from the Prince Rupert Teachers’ Union held an information rally outside North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice’s office on Sept. 30, 2019 demanding a fair deal. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

LETTER: How do you like these NDP apples MLA Rice?

Prince Rupert District Teachers’ responds to MLA Jennifer Rice’s letter regarding union rally

  • Oct 17, 2019

 

Students from the Charles Hays Secondary band held a bake sale fundraiser at the mall last Saturday. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert’s students are baking it all the way to the bank

Charles Hays band students serve up goodies to fund summer trip

Students from the Charles Hays Secondary band held a bake sale fundraiser at the mall last Saturday. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Representatives from the Prince Rupert Teachers’ Union held an information rally outside North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice’s office on Monday afternoon demanding a fair deal. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

WATCH: Prince Rupert Teachers’ Union rally outside MLA Rice’s Office

The union is asking for a fair deal as they negotiate a new contract

Representatives from the Prince Rupert Teachers’ Union held an information rally outside North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice’s office on Monday afternoon demanding a fair deal. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Charles Hays wrestling team head coach Dane Waldal demonstrates a take-down technique on the school’s new wrestling mats. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

STORY, PHOTOS & VIDEO: Brand new wrestling mats on display at Charles Hays

Team no longer has to grapple with hard surfacing and soreness thanks to generous donations

Charles Hays wrestling team head coach Dane Waldal demonstrates a take-down technique on the school’s new wrestling mats. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Irene LaPierre hopes that kids will put down the electronics and pick up a book. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

SD52’s literacy intervention program reads as a success

The program was implemented in Spring 2019 for 16-20 weeks

Irene LaPierre hopes that kids will put down the electronics and pick up a book. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
(Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert high school trending upward on Fraser Institute’s rankings

SD52 superintendent Irene LaPierre says it’s just a number

(Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Coach Andrew Bowler watches as Hannah Meerdink and the rest of his team receive their good sportsmanship medals. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Fun comes first at year end Prince Rupert youth soccer tournament

Tournament at Charles Hays lets kids showoff what they learned during the year, take on parents too

Coach Andrew Bowler watches as Hannah Meerdink and the rest of his team receive their good sportsmanship medals. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert elementary schools meet for friendly track and field competition

Prince Rupert elementary schools meet for friendly track and field competition

Grade 4 and 5 athletes gathered on the Charles Hays field for the annual track and field meet

Prince Rupert elementary schools meet for friendly track and field competition
The Prince Rupert Middle School Storm and Charles Hays Rainmakers bringing home two ribbons for finishing in the top eight in two high jump events at the 2019 B.C. track and field provincials in Kelowna. Left to right: Logan Hughes and Ben Visser for the Grade 8 Storm, junior Dakota Knockwod and senior Eric Lees for the Rainmakers, and coach Dighton Haynes. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes)

Ribbons for Prince Rupert Middle School and Charles Hays athletes as track and field provincials end

Rainmakers and Storm finished top 10 in four events and PRMS brings home first ever ribbon

The Prince Rupert Middle School Storm and Charles Hays Rainmakers bringing home two ribbons for finishing in the top eight in two high jump events at the 2019 B.C. track and field provincials in Kelowna. Left to right: Logan Hughes and Ben Visser for the Grade 8 Storm, junior Dakota Knockwod and senior Eric Lees for the Rainmakers, and coach Dighton Haynes. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes)
Senior athlete Eric Lees, representing the Rainmakers, on day two of the 2019 B.C. track and field provincials in Kelowna in the 100- metre sprint. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes)

Track and field provincials continue as Prince Rupert boys continue to push their personal records

Friday was day two of the B.C. track and field provincials in Kelowna

Senior athlete Eric Lees, representing the Rainmakers, on day two of the 2019 B.C. track and field provincials in Kelowna in the 100- metre sprint. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes)
Logan Hughes and Ben Visser competing in the zones in Smithers. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes)

Prince Rupert Middle School track team headed to provincials for the first time

They will also be joined by the junior and senior athletes from Charles Hays Secondary School

Logan Hughes and Ben Visser competing in the zones in Smithers. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes)
Ben Visser breaking the 1983 high jump record in the zones track meet in Smithers, representing the JRMS Storms. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes).

Prince Rupert Middle School athlete breaks northwest high jump record

Middle schooler Benjamin Visser broke multiple track and field records in this month’s regionals

Ben Visser breaking the 1983 high jump record in the zones track meet in Smithers, representing the JRMS Storms. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes).
Charles Hays Secondary School student Liam McChesney smashes his ball off the tee deck during a competition against peers on May 16 for the final spot on the provincial team. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert to send a high school golf team to provincials

For the first time in more than six years, Charles Hays Secondary School has a golf club

Charles Hays Secondary School student Liam McChesney smashes his ball off the tee deck during a competition against peers on May 16 for the final spot on the provincial team. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Author, Nicola Campbell, who is half Métis and half Interior Salish, spoke to educators at the Wap Sigatgyet Symposium on May 17. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

First ever Indigenous Symposium educates teachers in Prince Rupert

Cedar weaving, drumming for reconciliation and basic Sm’algyax lessons were offered to educators

Author, Nicola Campbell, who is half Métis and half Interior Salish, spoke to educators at the Wap Sigatgyet Symposium on May 17. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Charles Hays Secondary School Rugby team. (Submitted Photo)

Playing with the big boys: CHSS’ junior rugby team too good for their league

Coach says this is one of the best high school rugby teams he has seen in Prince Rupert

Charles Hays Secondary School Rugby team. (Submitted Photo)
Jericho Fortune, a Grade 12 high school student from Prince Rupert, has received the YouTube Silver Play Button for garnering more than 100,000 subscribers on his channel GTAGAMER222. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert high school student reaches 100,000 followers on YouTube

Voice actor, animator, Jericho Fortune has more than 30-million views on his channel GTAGAMER222

Jericho Fortune, a Grade 12 high school student from Prince Rupert, has received the YouTube Silver Play Button for garnering more than 100,000 subscribers on his channel GTAGAMER222. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
April Ryan, Grade 11, Tasha Parker, art teacher, and Tiona Holkestad, Grade 11, hold up portraits created for The Memory Project, a charitable non-profit organization that gives art students around the world the opportunity to share kindness with their work. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert students share portraits of kindness with children in Peru

The Memory Project gives teens a chance to sharpen their art skills and global awareness

April Ryan, Grade 11, Tasha Parker, art teacher, and Tiona Holkestad, Grade 11, hold up portraits created for The Memory Project, a charitable non-profit organization that gives art students around the world the opportunity to share kindness with their work. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Corbin Basso, Pia Khaira and Alan Phuong organized the first Prince Rupert Student Voices Forum on April 11 at The Crest Hotel. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Students find their voices at inaugural forum in Prince Rupert

Charles Hays Secondary School students organized Student Voice for their peers on April 11

Corbin Basso, Pia Khaira and Alan Phuong organized the first Prince Rupert Student Voices Forum on April 11 at The Crest Hotel. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)