You are invited

Posted December 4, 2019

Centre Dufferin District High School invites you to attend their Latin Fantasy and Winter Holiday Concert on December 11 at 7:00 p.m.  Students are free and the fee for adults is $5.

Concert Poster

Weekly Update – November 24

Posted November 24, 2019

Our breakfast and snack program is now in full-swing!  All the food that we serve in our student nutrition program must meet the nutritional guidelines set out by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. You see, we truly are bringing healthy food to hungry minds! If you have any questions …

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Do you have a child starting JK or SK in September 2020?

Posted November 19, 2019

The Upper Grand District School Board is hosting four Kindergarten registration INFORMATION nights in November and December 2019.

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Weekly Update – November 15

Posted November 15, 2019

This year Upper Grand District School Board and Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health are collecting information on student health and well-being from youth, parents and school staff. The Well-Being and Health Youth Surveys are designed to help us understand how well we are doing creating safe, welcoming, and …

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Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin Secondary French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment

Posted October 25, 2019

An Orangeville/Dufferin and Erin French Immersion (FI) Impact Assessment – Initiation Report was approved by the Board on October 22, 2019.

The impact assessment will consider secondary programming in Orangeville, Dufferin and Erin including; the history of FI, enrolment, cohort sizes, and participation and retention rate information.  Consideration will be given to secondary FI …

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Water Testing for Lead

Posted October 10, 2019

The UGDSB has completed the third year of the Ministry mandated three-year testing period for Elementary Schools.   The linked letter below provides general information about the process.

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Further information, along with school specific results, are posted online on the board website at

School Messenger App

Posted September 30, 2019

A new parent communication service called School Messenger App will be used in many classrooms this year. The app allows teachers and school administrators to send messages directly to groups of parents or individual families.  

To  begin receiving messages download the School Messenger App from either  iTunes or the Google Play …

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For the Love of Reading

Posted September 20, 2019

For the Love of Reading, run by Indigo/Chapters, is supporting the CHES library and we need your help.  Clicking on the link below will take you to a CHES wish list of books.  These books have been selected by Mrs. Macdonald, our teacher librarian, and reflect the materials that our students are asking to …

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Creating A Culture of Privacy

Posted September 20, 2019


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It is the responsibility of everyone to protect students’ personal and confidential information

All parents, guardian, and visitors to the school are reminded that the privacy of all our students must be maintained at all times.  We are ultimately responsible for the safety and …

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Bullying and Conflict

Posted September 5, 2019

At Centennial Hylands, we take all incidents of bullying seriously. If your child is the victim of bullying or sees bullying behavior at school, please encourage him/her to speak with someone at school or use our board’s online reporting tool. Report Bullying gives students and parents 24/7 access for reporting bullying. You …

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