News & Announcements

LTAP Public Workshop – Cancellation Notice

Posted February 20, 2018

Due to continued inclement weather and low visibility due to fog, the Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Long Term Accommodation Plan public workshop to be held at Norwell DSS has been cancelled.  All are welcome to attend the next scheduled workshop on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Centre Wellington DHS in Fergus starting at 7pm. 

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The Next School Council Meeting is on Monday, March 5th

Posted February 16, 2018

CHSS parents, please join us on March 5th at 6:30pm in the school library for our next school council meeting. All are welcome!

Financial Help For College

Posted February 7, 2018

Financial help for students attending university and college in 2018-19
Is your child making plans to attend college or university next fall? Visit Ontario.ca/OSAP to see what financial aid is available to help pay for tuition and other expenses.

This year, about one-third of students attending college or university full-time are receiving free tuition from OSAP. Visit Ontario.ca/OSAP and use the calculator to see what your child may be eligible to …

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Public Health eBulletin for February 2018

Posted February 4, 2018

Check out the latest edition of the Guelph Public Health eBulletin: Public Health E Bulletin Feburary 2018_UGDSB

Check Out Tech @ Heights!

Posted February 3, 2018

We are offering many different Tech Courses at College Heights!

Check out our latest student interview videos, including:

Computer Technology Course and Hospitality – Bakery Course.

These students explain their many experiences encountered in these great courses!

VEX Robotics 2017

More to come!

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Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Background Report and Public Engagement Plan

Posted January 31, 2018

On January 30, 2018, trustees approved a Public Engagement Plan as a part of the Board’s process to develop a Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP).
The LTAP is a strategic review of the Board’s facilities, population projections, and enrolment forecasts. At the end of the process, the LTAP will identify accommodation priorities for the Board. Public engagement is an important part of the LTAP process. We want to have conversations with our school communities to promote a shared understanding of local school issues.

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College Heights Virtual Tour

Posted December 22, 2017

Take our virtual tour of CHSS This is our student developed 360 virtual tour, photographed and mapped out by Jackie Ly. Check out the layout of the school and visit our tech shops to become familiar with the facilities that are available to all of our students. Find the link on the top of the right column of our home page.

Using My Blueprint

Posted December 19, 2017

This web-based planning tool is a great way for students to plan their high school courses and beyond.   Students can use this tool for goal setting, career planning, and post-secondary planning.  Along with these great resources, students also use the My Blueprint Education Planner to complete course selection. For more information, check out http://www.myblueprint.ca/uppergrand.  

Students will need …

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The Immunization School Pupils Act

Posted December 8, 2017

As this applies to College Heights Secondary School, the Public Health Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph department is committed to helping you update your vaccination records to avoid suspension from school. College Heights ISPA Process Overview  Read for more information about how you can update your vaccination records.

Our SHSM Students Get On-The-Job Training

Posted November 23, 2017

Forklift Training 2017   CHSS students get on-the-job training through Manufacturing SHSM program. Click this link for access full page article.

Order Your 2017-2018 Yearbook Now

Posted November 13, 2017

Students wishing to order a yearbook can do so by seeing Ms. Schaffer in C107 during Period 1. Cost of the yearbook is $35.00 until the end of December.  The price will go up to $37 in January. This is your chance to get a copy of one of the best yearbooks yet, so order your yearbook today!

Homework Help

Posted September 28, 2017

Here at Homework Help, we are very excited to continue supporting educators and student math learning across the province. Homework Help’s live tutors will be available every Sunday-Thursday, 5:30-9:30 pm ET to help students consolidate their classroom learning. Educators and students also have access to a wide range of math tools at any time.

SCHOOL HEALTH e-Bulletin

Posted September 25, 2017

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is pleased to deliver its second edition of the School Health e-Bulletin for school staff in partnership with the Upper Grand District School Board. We hope you find the October edition informative. Please share the e-bulletins with your school colleagues. Public Health e-Bulletin - October 2017 UGDSB

UGDSB Mobile App

Posted September 7, 2017

New for this school year is  a new parent communication tool for your smartphone. Designed to streamline communication between schools and the communities they serve, the Upper Grand Mobile app provides parents/guardians with a simple interface with up to date information including news, calendars and social media feeds in a single app. http://launch.customschoolapp.net/uppergrand/

Grounds’ Beautification

Posted May 30, 2017

  HorticultureAs you walk, bike, or drive by CHSS and marvel at the the flowers and plants blooming, please thank our students, especially those in our Green Industries classes. With the onset of some favourable weather and after months of preparation, it is time to plant!

Huskies excel at D10!

Posted May 15, 2017

The Guelph sports journal did a write up on CHSS at D10. The school had 2 qualifiers for CWOSSA Jessica McLean and Danny McLaughlin who will be heading to Kincardine to compete on Thursday.  Our students and coaches certainly put a lot of time and effort into track and field this year! Congratulations to all our competitors!   http://guelphsportsjournal.com/college-heights-in-reckoning-at-track-and-field-meet/

CHSS Teacher Recognized with OCTE Award!

Posted April 27, 2017

CHSS teacher Shelley Peterson was selected to receive the Ontario Council of Technology Educators (OCTE) award. Shelley Peterson won an Excellence in Teaching Award.

The OCTE is an organization that focuses on the needs of members in terms of professional advocacy when it comes to safety and excellence in teaching and learning in technological education.

Shelley Peterson is the Green Industries teacher at College Heights Secondary School. She is an active …

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Check Out Tech @ Heights!

Posted February 17, 2017

We are offering many different Tech Courses at College Heights!

Check out our latest student interview videos, including:

Computer Technology Course and Hospitality – Bakery Course.

These students explain their many experiences encountered in these great courses!

VEX Robotics 2017

More to come!

Be sure to read …

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UGDSB Policy to Provide a Safe Learning Environment for Our Students

Posted October 25, 2016

The following link contains information for parents, outlining the UGDSB policy to provide a safe learning environment for our students: UGDSB Threat/Risk Assessment and Suicide Protocol Notification Please check link later today - being fixed - thanks for your patience.