Charles Hays Secondary

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)
A play by Charles Hays High School student, Miranda Baker, was selected as one of the top three winners of Youthwrite out of 16 plays from high school students around the province. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Nisga’a student’s original play selected in B.C. competition

Miranda Baker wrote To Grow Up based on her own experience with racism in Prince Rupert

A play by Charles Hays High School student, Miranda Baker, was selected as one of the top three winners of Youthwrite out of 16 plays from high school students around the province. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Kai leighton rattle the rim in the final game of the No Regrets Basketball tournament (Photo By / Blair Shiers)

Charles Hays Rainmakers dry up in final game

The Charles Hays Rainmakers finished second at the No Regrets Tournament over the weekend

Kai leighton rattle the rim in the final game of the No Regrets Basketball tournament (Photo By / Blair Shiers)
Doralee brands her boss, Franklin Hart, in a dream sequence in the Charles Hays production of 9 to 5 (Photo by/Nick Laws)

Charles Hays Secondary students steal the show

Students put on a production of 9 to 5 the musical at the Lester Centre

Doralee brands her boss, Franklin Hart, in a dream sequence in the Charles Hays production of 9 to 5 (Photo by/Nick Laws)
Rainmakers Kai Leighton goes up for the block in the teams first game of the No Regrets tournament (Submitted by / Neil Dixon)

Rainmakers basketball starts tournament strong

The Charles Hays Rainmakers started the No Regrets tournament by beating Seycove 91-57

Rainmakers Kai Leighton goes up for the block in the teams first game of the No Regrets tournament (Submitted by / Neil Dixon)
Kevin Leach has resigned his position as vice-principal at Charles Hays Secondary School. (File photo)

Longtime vice-principal Kevin Leach resigns from Charles Hays Secondary

Aja Lihou takes on new role as vice-principal at the high school in Prince Rupert

  • Jul 22, 2018
Kevin Leach has resigned his position as vice-principal at Charles Hays Secondary School. (File photo)
Charles Hays Secondary School earned fourth place on the Fraser Institute’s top 10 fastest-improving list. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Charles Hays Secondary School earns spot on Fraser Institutes most improved list

SD52 superintendent Ken Minette said he looks at other data to reflect how the schools are doing

Charles Hays Secondary School earned fourth place on the Fraser Institute’s top 10 fastest-improving list. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Sandy Beckwith, an Aboriginal Resource Worker with Charles Hays Secondary School, serves soup at the Luulgit. (Submitted)

Welcoming new students to high school with a traditional feast

Second annual Tsimshian feast was hosted by Prince Rupert’s Charles Hays Secondary School

Sandy Beckwith, an Aboriginal Resource Worker with Charles Hays Secondary School, serves soup at the Luulgit. (Submitted)
Jillian LeBlanc is offering a scholarship to women from Rupert who are interested in politics. (Cynthia Munster Photography)

Cultivating young female leaders in northern B.C.

MP Nathan Cullen, MLA Jennifer Rice on panel for LeBlanc Scholarship Women’s Leadership Training

Jillian LeBlanc is offering a scholarship to women from Rupert who are interested in politics. (Cynthia Munster Photography)
Drama students from Charles Hays Secondary School draw laughter from fellow students and teachers at the annual Fine Arts Revue held at the Lester Centre for the Arts on Thursday, May 17. Here, Kathy NGuyen and Keegan Russell act out a scene from “13 Ways to Screw Up Your Collect Interview” a play by Ian McWethy.

Charles Hays drama students in Fine Arts Revue

Prince Rupert high school students draw laughs in 13 Ways to Screw Up Your College Interview

Drama students from Charles Hays Secondary School draw laughter from fellow students and teachers at the annual Fine Arts Revue held at the Lester Centre for the Arts on Thursday, May 17. Here, Kathy NGuyen and Keegan Russell act out a scene from “13 Ways to Screw Up Your Collect Interview” a play by Ian McWethy.
Tsimshian artist and Sm’algyax teacher, Kelli Clifton, shared her designs and her path to becoming an artist on Friday, May 4, at Charles Hays Secondary School. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Tsimshian mural takes shape inside Charles Hays Secondary School

Artist and Sm’algyax teacher, Kelli Clifton, presented her work and wisdom to students

Tsimshian artist and Sm’algyax teacher, Kelli Clifton, shared her designs and her path to becoming an artist on Friday, May 4, at Charles Hays Secondary School. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Maria Levkovytska, Tess Wellington, Chloe Williston and Rachel Cuell are all headed to the national science fair this summer. (Submitted photo)

Charles Hays student wins Pacific Northwest Regional Science Fair

Grade 12 student Maria Levkovytska will make the trip to Ottawa to showcase her project

Maria Levkovytska, Tess Wellington, Chloe Williston and Rachel Cuell are all headed to the national science fair this summer. (Submitted photo)
Prince Rupert student Aaliyah Mahboubi is going to Taiwan to compete in the 2018 International Science Competition. (Submitted)

Charles Hays student wins third place at international science fair

Aaliyah Mahboubi worked on her project generating electricity from muskeg for two years

Prince Rupert student Aaliyah Mahboubi is going to Taiwan to compete in the 2018 International Science Competition. (Submitted)
Marvin Wilson and Joe Cooper-Shaw shine in the spotlight during their performance of “15 Minute Minimum”, which pokes fun at the lessons you learn in drama classes. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

Rupert students play host to Northwest High School Drama Festival

Watch Charles Hays students talk about the first night of the drama festival

Marvin Wilson and Joe Cooper-Shaw shine in the spotlight during their performance of “15 Minute Minimum”, which pokes fun at the lessons you learn in drama classes. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
Jordan Jackson and Teresa Spogis perform a scene together during Charles Hay Secondary School’s performance of “Into the Woods” on Dec. 9 at the Lester Centre. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

A woodland fairy tale

CHSS students took over the Lester Centre Dec. 7-9 to perform “Into the Woods”

Jordan Jackson and Teresa Spogis perform a scene together during Charles Hay Secondary School’s performance of “Into the Woods” on Dec. 9 at the Lester Centre. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert student Aaliyah Mahboubi is going to Taiwan to compete in the 2018 International Science Competition. (Submitted)

Charles Hays student to compete at science fair in Taiwan

Aaliyah Mahboubi will present her energy project at the 2018 International Science Competition

Prince Rupert student Aaliyah Mahboubi is going to Taiwan to compete in the 2018 International Science Competition. (Submitted)
Teresa Spogis lets down her hair as Rapunzel in “Into the Woods”. (Submitted)

High school twist to fairytale musical

Charles Hays Secondary School students perform “Into The Woods” Dec. 7-9 at the Lester Centre.

Teresa Spogis lets down her hair as Rapunzel in “Into the Woods”. (Submitted)
Cross country runners advance to Provincials

Cross country runners advance to Provincials

Two Charles Hays runners qualified after strong zones performances

Cross country runners advance to Provincials
The CHSS soccer team braved the poor weather in Smithers on Oct. 21 to take home victory (Submitted photo)

Playing through the snow

Charles Hays’ boys soccer team played well Smithers ahead of zones

The CHSS soccer team braved the poor weather in Smithers on Oct. 21 to take home victory (Submitted photo)