News & Announcements
Norwell District Secondary School in Palmerston is developing a new program called LEAF – Local Environmental Agriculture & Food. Agriculture is the backbone of this community and we feel it is important for our students to learn how farmers are growing food, taking care of the land, and enhancing the local economy. It is important that our agricultural community is […]
EARLY REGISTRATION (Grade 10-12) Early registration for the 2017-2018 school year will take place on THURS. AUG. 31st 2017 from 9:00am – 12:00 noon. At that time students will receive timetables and pay their $30.00 student fee & register for online payment. Registration will take place in the E.C. Gray Centre.
The safety and well-being of our students is our highest priority. Although we hope that an incident that requires response from emergency personal will never occur in our school, we must be prepared to respond quickly and effectively in case it does. Each year our school must conduct drills to ensure staff and students are prepared in the event of […]
Norwell D.S.S. wants to thank Peggy Raftis for her years of leadership as our Parent Council President. Peggy has helped to promote Norwell throughout the years and has been instrumental in sharing information about our new programs, the content covered in our monthly meetings and in the information sharing between the school and community. I have enjoyed working with Peggy, […]
On June 6th, the Upper Grand District School Board recognized exceptional students from across the board at the annual Achieving by Believing Awards Ceremony. Norwell is very proud of Alex R who received an award for his excellent resiliency. Well done, Alex! We are so proud of you! We wish you well as you continue your studies at college in the […]
On May 8th and 9th three of our senior french students took part in the DELF (Diplôme d’études en langue française) test. DELF is the official French-language diploma awarded by France’s Ministry of National Education. It is recognized around the world and is valid for life. We would like to congratulate the following students for outstanding achievement, Cassandra Hesselink, Claire […]
CALLING ALL GRADE 8'SRegister for Link Day today! This program will take place on Wednesday August 30th from 8:50am to 3:00pm at the school in the EC Gray Gym. Register Here.
Wed. April 26th marked Norwell’s first Amazing Race Charity event organized by the Student Council. In total 17 teams participated in eight challenges throughout the town of Palmerston. Local business including Foodland, Small Town Pizza, the CIBC, the Norgan Theatre, the Railway Museum and the library took part by hosting challenges in their location. Challenges ranged from performing CPR and […]