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Welcome to Centre Dufferin District High School, home of the “Royals”

Welcome CDDHS parents. Text @cddh to 289-204-2193 to receive important CDDHS updates via text to your cell phone.

Semester 1 Midterm Report Cards

Posted November 17, 2017

Midterm report cards were distributed to students today, November 17th.  Please review these report cards with your student and complete and return the bottom of page two to the Student Services office.

Winter Hats Donated to CDDHS

Posted November 16, 2017

Centre Dufferin District High School was one of many schools in Dufferin Country to receive handmade winter hats for students.  If any student is in need of a hat, they are encouraged to come in to the main office, where a wonderful selection is available.

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Order Your 2017-2018 Yearbook!

Posted November 13, 2017

Yearbooks are now available to order.   Please complete the attached form and submit it with payment to the library or use school cash on line to order your yearbook today!

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Parent Information Sessions- How to talk about tough topics

Posted November 9, 2017

The Dufferin Parent Support Network is offering two sessions in November:

Date:  Monday November, 13 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Location:  Westside Secondary School, 300 Alder Street

Topic: Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll:  How to Talk to Kids About Tough Topics


Date: Tuesday November 21, from 7:00 to 9:00pm

Location:  Orangeville District Secondary School, 22 Faulkner

Topic:  Opioid Drug Information Session


Sessions are free but registration is required.  To register please call Dufferin Parent Support …

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Students Paint Chairs for Canada 150

Posted November 8, 2017

To celebrate Canada 150, CDDHS had the opportunity to paint chairs to commemorate this important time in history.  Several groups including One Voice-One Team, Student Council, Social Equity, Fine Arts and more came up with the designs for the chairs.  Students then were asked to paint the designs.  The result is a fantastic display of artwork that CDDHS will enjoy having in our school!  Thanks to all those who participated in this exciting project.

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School Wear

Posted November 6, 2017

CDDHS School wear is now available to order.  Orders can be submitted this week and next week at lunch.  Please use the attached order form. 2017 2018 School Clothing Order Form Or pay with school cash online and save the step of completing the form.  To sign up for school cash please visit:

Fine Arts Montreal Trip

Posted October 23, 2017

If your child is in grade 10 and up and interested in the arts, they are invited on a school trip to Montreal in May.  See Ms. Oomen for details!

Activities include:

-Music, art and television workshops

-theatre performance

-jazz performance

-Tours of Old Montreal

-Tours of Magill

-Tours of Montreal Neighbourhoods


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Grade Eight Parent Information Night

Posted October 23, 2017

Centre Dufferin welcomes parents and students currently in grade 8  to Grade 8 Parents' Night on Thursday November 30, 2017 at 7-8:30pm.  This will be an opportunity to become familiar with  Centre Dufferin, meet staff, learn about course selection and find out about high school!  We look forward to seeing you on the Thursday November 30, 2017

OSSTF Creative Arts Competition – Grades 9-12

Posted September 15, 2017

The OSSTF Student Achievement Awards is a writing and creative arts (prose & poetry, visual arts, digital arts) competition which is open to all public secondary school students in Ontario. The competition is meant to encourage the intellectual development of our students and an interest in society.  OSSTF/FEESO invites student writers and artists to submit creative work exploring this year’s theme: What’s Your Super Power?.  Judging will be held at the …

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