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Grade 8 students gain valuable hands-on experiences at CHSS

November 28, 2018

GUELPH, Ontario – For three days in November, College Heights Secondary School opened its doors to more than 1,000 grade 8 students and teachers.

CHSS Grade 8 Day 5

On November 27 to 29, the school gave grade 8 students the opportunity to see what CHSS has to offer students in their secondary studies.

Staff and students at College Heights SS designed the tour in a way that gave grade 8 students true hands-on experience in the programming and opportunities at CHSS.

Elementary students from 23 Upper Grand DSB schools that visited CHSS over the three-day period had the chance to participate in the following workshops:

Grade 8 students made monogrammed key chains, created their own pizza, baked cupcakes, got hair extensions, potted a plant to take home and much more.

CHSS Grade 8 Day 7

The valuable experiences that grade 8 students received at the school opened their eyes to the possibilities and pathways that are available to them as potential future students at College Heights SS.

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