News & Announcements

Semester 2 Final Report Cards

If you were unable to pick up your Semester 2 Final Report Card during the allotted time, please contact the school to make arrangements. The office is located at Palmerston Public School in the library. Palmerston Public is located at 530 Prospect St., Palmerston, ON.

Summer Office Hours

The office will be open Monday-Thursday 8:30am-3:30pm located at Palmerston Public School Library. It is recommended to call ahead to assure the office will be open.

Palmerston Public is located at 530 Prospect St., Palmerston, ON.

Summer News

Posted July 15, 2019


July 2, 2019

Dear Norwell Students and Parent/Guardian;

I hope you all have a fantastic summer! On behalf of the Norwell staff I want to thank you for working with our school over the past year. Our hope is that together we can continue to build a program that is engaging and helps our students to …

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Plan of Care – Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

Posted July 3, 2019

If there are no significant changes needed for your student(s)’s Plan of Care complete this form:

If there are new or significant changes please complete the applicable forms:

Hard copies are available in the main office.

Please return your form on the the first day of school, Tuesday September 3rd.

If your student no longer requires a Plan of Care, please notify the office.

You may read the complete policy …

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Transportation Newsletter

Posted July 2, 2019

STWDSTS Transportation Newsletter September 2019 SUBSCRIBE TO DELAYS AND CANCELLATIONS! Each year in August, we are asking parents to subscribe so they have the most current, up to date information. To subscribe go to: and click on “Subscribe”.

Attention Norwell Alumni

Posted July 2, 2019

DownloadWe are seeking photos of previous Norwell athletes who are currently competing at, or have competed at, University or College level athletics for our Wall of Fame.

If you have a portrait style photo please forward it to Steve Miller at the following E mail address.​

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OPP West Region Family Day

Posted July 2, 2019

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Certified EcoSchool!

Posted June 19, 2019

Image002100% of schools in the Upper Grand DSB certify as an EcoSchool for the second year in a row! For the full article, click here: Article. Thank you to our Eco Club and numerous teachers who helped us achieve this goal!

Construction Notice

Posted June 18, 2019

Norwell DSS will be under construction from June - August 2019. Due to safety concerns we ask that everyone stay off of all Norwell School board property, including the Norwell field and track. There will be heavy equipment on the property. This is a reminder that board property is off limits at all times. Thank you for your cooperation.

Textbooks and Library Books

Posted June 14, 2019

Please have a good look in your locker and around the house for any NDSS textbooks or library books. Return any that are found so that students can use them in the fall. You can return books to the office staff at Palmerston Public over the summer. Palmerston Public is located at 530 Prospect St., Palmerston, ON.

Food & Friends

Posted June 14, 2019

Thank you to all who contributed to the Food & Friends student nutrition program this school year. Special thanks goes to Blessings To You for their continuous support.  This year, Norwell was able to serve 11,221 meals to students. We are always looking for new volunteers and support for the program.  Please contact Lindsay Clements at if you are interested in ensuring kids at Norwell are hungry for knowledge not for …

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Attention Graduating Students

Posted May 10, 2019

This is a notice about your UGCloud Account. After you have graduated, you will no longer be able to access your UGCloud account. As the end of the school year approaches, it is recommended to start saving documents to a USB or another location if you believe you will need them again (ie a resume).The suggested date to do so by is July 1st, …

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