News & Announcements

Terry Fox Run

Posted September 27, 2016

Norwell’s annual Terry Fox Run/Walk will be held on Thursday Sept. 29 at 10:20 a.m.  Donate your $2 and show your support!  All are welcome.

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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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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