News & Announcements

Grade 8 Information Night

Posted December 5, 2016

Norwell District Secondary School

cordially invites you and your parents or guardians

to attend


on Thursday December 8, 2016

at 6:30 pm

in the EC Gray Centre

Come and learn more about registration and opportunities at Norwell

French Review Committee

Posted November 18, 2016


“The Upper Grand District School Board is looking for parents of secondary students (Gr 9-12) in North Wellington interested in serving on a Secondary French as a Second Language (FSL) Review Committee. This committee is to serve in an advisory role with respect to the UGDSB’s French as a Second Language instruction and delivery models. This committee will meet once each month from December, 2016 until May, 2017.

The parent representatives …

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Food and Friends Nutrition Program

Posted November 16, 2016

Thank you for bringing healthy food to hungry minds at Norwell District Secondary School.  Our thanks to all who have contributed to our Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington Food & Friends Nutrition program.  Donations of time, money and in-kind offerings are very much needed and appreciated.  Contact Russell Schneider at Norwell DSS for more information. 

School Cash Online

Posted November 10, 2016

Norwell DSS is excited to announce that we will now be offering School Cash Online, a secure, convenient way to pay for your student’s fees online!  Moving forward, School Cash Online will be our school’s preferred method of payment.  Please Click the link below for access to UGDSB’s school cash online to get started.

Currently we are offering Norwell Reds spirit wear and our new Norwell Reds tumbler on the school cash online catalogue!

Learning Skills and Work Habits

Posted October 20, 2016

Please follow the link for more information on Learning Skills and Work Habits for students.



Late bus Program

Posted September 20, 2016

Norwell is proud to offer our students a late bus program.  Students are invited to stay late and get involved with after school activities!  Our first late bus of the year will run on September 28th and then every Wednesday through December 7th.

Coming activities this week include:  A dance Program in the fitness centre and the fitness centre will be open and supervised.

Lockers and Locks

Posted September 13, 2016

All Norwell students have been assigned a locker.  Locks are available for purchase at the office for $5.00.  Norwell DSS will not be held responsible for lost or stolen items.

French Second Language Advisory Committee

Posted September 1, 2016

FSLAC September 2016 newsletter insert

The UGDSB is establishing a French Second Language Advisory Committee (FSLAC).  The Committee will serve in an advisory role and make recommendations with respect to the FSL Action Plan and the French Immersion JK Registration Process for 2017 and beyond.

Eleven Committee members will be selected from all areas of the Board, and will be parents of current elementary or secondary FSL students in either French Immersion or Core French programs. Interested parents may forward an application to Superintendent Tracey Lindsay …

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Norwell Unplugs

Posted July 11, 2016

Unplug iconNew and innovative initiatives are always occurring at Norwell District Secondary School, and the 2016-2017 school year is shaping up to be no exception.  Although Norwell’s students have been participating in Norwell Reads on a daily basis for a number of years, it is time for this program to be revamped to better suit the needs of our current students.  Starting in September 2016, Norwell Reads, which was previously a twenty minute block of time …

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