News & Announcements

Learning Skills and Work Habits

Posted October 20, 2016

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



Grad Photos

Posted October 19, 2016

Graduation Photos are from October 24-28th in the Library.  Please come to the office and book an appointment time. Celebrate your accomplishments!

Remembrance Day Assembly

Posted October 13, 2016

Add your family’s voice to our Remembrance Day Assembly!  Send a photo of friends or family members who are veterans, served or have served in the Canadian Military to  Please attach a document that includes their rank, unit, where and when they served and how they are related to you.  This is a great way to honour and remember our community’s military contribution to Canada.

Norwell’s TV Debut

Posted October 12, 2016

YTV Presents- Undercover High


Please follow this link for Norwell’s TV  debut!

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Posted October 7, 2016

Norwell Food DriveNorwell staff and students held a successful food drive this week to help benefit the local food banks in Drayton, Palmerston, Harriston and Clifford.  Our school contributed 596 cans of food for the local drive.  As an added incentive our school officer Constable Wing volunteered to visit any homeroom that raised 50 cans of food and eat some gross food!  Two classes succeeded!  Also our brave Principal Mr. P. Richard volunteered to visit any

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Best Buddies Conference 2016

Posted October 6, 2016

On September 29, 2016 our dedicated Best Buddies traveled to London for the annual Best Buddies conference.

This one-day event is the most effective leadership and team building opportunity for Best Buddies.  The students participated in leadership training, program training, inclusion – Buddies and Peer Buddies together, fun presentations, and team building activities!

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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.

Accident Insurance

Posted September 15, 2016

Reminder for parents:  Accidents happen-be prepared with Student Accident Insurance

Parents or guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises during school activities.  Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial Health Care or employer group insurance plans.

The Upper Grand District School Board is empowered under the Education Act to offer Accident and Life Insurance for students.

Information has been sent home with respect to Student Accident Insurance offered by Old Republic Insurance Company

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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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