News & Announcements

Linamar Presentation Cancelled

Posted January 18, 2017

Please note that the Linamar Presentation scheduled for Wednesday January 18, 2017 has been cancelled.  Any students who were planning on attending, please contact Mr.Suffern for further details.

School Council meeting cancelled for Tuesday

Posted January 16, 2017

Please note that the School Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 17, 2017 has been cancelled.  Be sure to revisit the NDSS website for details regarding the next regular meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.  Hope to see you then!!

Exam Study Tips!

Posted January 12, 2017

Semester 1 Exams are January 27th – February 2nd.


  • Pay attention in class, especially EXAM Review days.
  • Take good notes & keep an organized notebook for each subject.
  • Ask questions in class.
  • Review, review, review. It can help you retain 80% of the information.
  • Plan a definite time and place for studying.
  • Eliminate distractions (turn off your phone)
  • Study for a while and take short breaks.
  • Don’t cram for hours the night before a test/exam.

Linamar Presentation

Posted January 12, 2017

Graduating this year? Are you interested in an apprenticeship with Linamar Corporation in Guelph? Check out the link Linamar Presentation or Contact Mr.Suffern.

Pass the Test!

Posted January 11, 2017

Check out this link for more information about Pass the Test! Practice for the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. Pass The Test

Bus Cancellation Information

Posted January 6, 2017

All students should be aware that although student transportation may say buses are ALL OK, there is the potential for delays or route cancellations.  In order to check your bus route please click the link on the top left of the stwdsts page or click the link below to take you directly there. or you can also access the information by using the quick link at the bottom of this page.

OSAP Changes

Posted December 23, 2016

Please follow this link for more information about applying for and changes to OSAP

Final Evaluations

Posted December 23, 2016

Norwell wants to remind everyone:

Final evaluations will be given during the last four weeks of Semester 1 classes.  All students are expected to complete all of these evaluations.

Missed final evaluations will result in a zero unless a doctor certificate is received by the VP.  This policy applies to all final evaluations and exams.  For further information please review our Norwell exam policy.


Apprenticeship Information and Application Evening

Posted December 23, 2016

On Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 7pm Norwell is proud to host Linamar Corporation for an apprenticeship information and application evening.  Linamar is committed to hiring a number of high school graduates for their apprenticeship programs for Electricians, Machinists and Millwrights.

All Upper Grand high school graduating students will have this unique opportunity to come together and meet with Linamar staff, ask questions, obtain information and apply to the apprenticeship program.  Students are required to apply online and …

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Moving on Mental Health

Posted December 12, 2016

Child Mental Health

Please help us improve child/youth mental health services across Dufferin and Wellington!

Feedback sessions for Moving on Mental Health, (MOMH) the local child/youth mental health strategy, will be held in December and January.  Please follow the link above for more information about locations and times.

Youth and caregivers will receive a $15 Tim Horton’s gift card as a thank you for their participation!

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