PGSS is a dynamic school that houses more than 1200 students
in grades 8 - 12. A committed group of teachers and support staff collaborate to
provide a wide and rich variety of opportunities for the students here. PGSS
prides itself on its ethnically diverse and welcoming nature, and the wide range
of courses designed to meet the needs of all learners.
Students can choose enriched courses in core subjects from
grades 8 - 12 as well as many unique elective courses such as Hockey,
Electronics, Forensic Science, Health Science, Drama Film & Television, Food Studies, Textiles and
Visual Arts & Media Studies. In addition, there are several alternate
programs that offer course credit leading to a Dogwood, and a Pre-Employment
program where students learn the skills necessary in the workplace. Five
Aboriginal Education workers address individual student needs with tutorial
support, community connections, healing circles, and a variety of other
In addition to providing top-notch educational opportunities,
the staff and administrators here are committed to ensuring that students also
have access to a variety of extra-curricular activities including Students'
Council, Save the Children Club, Drama Club, Chess Club, as well as a range of
highly competitive junior and senior sports teams.
The school building itself boasts a cafeteria unique to Prince
George schools, a recording studio, and of course, Vanier Hall. We are proud of
our motto - "PGSS is the Place to Be!"
We are a "nut aware" school. All nuts
are to be removed from our meal prep areas. Please be considerate of these
students and staff and consider not sending any nut products to school. These
allergies can be life threatening.
We are also a scent free school, please refrain from wearing
any colognes or perfumes. These allergies can be life threatening.
We are also a "latex aware" school. Please refrain from bringing anything with latex to school, as these allergies can also be life threatening.
We are also a "Dairy Aware" school. Please refrain from bringing anything with dairy to school, as these allergies can also be life threatening.