News & Announcements

Motivational Guest Speaker

Posted March 21, 2018

Norwell is happy to host a motivational guest speaker Blake Fly Tuesday April 17th at 6:30pm!

Blake’s presentation will provide parents with strategies, case studies. and innovative methods to help them appreciate what it means to be a teenager today. You will leave with practical tools that can be used in person and online as additional ways to connect with your …

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Ag Careers Competition!

Posted March 13, 2018

Norwell Leaf is happy to present Ag Careers Competition on March 27!Ag Careers March 27

OSSLT Schedule Change

Posted March 7, 2018

This is a notice regarding a schedule change on the day of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test, on Tuesday April 10th, 2018. OSSLT Letter

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) – Update

Posted March 5, 2018

PinThe first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete.  Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018.

One of the questions that we have received at the workshops is what will be included in the Final LTAP Report? …

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New Courses!

Posted February 8, 2018

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Art Tech (TMJ3E1)

Art Tech is a new course at Norwell that merges creativity with production. Students will have the opportunity to work directly with an experienced art teacher to first create original designs that will later …

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Posted February 7, 2018

Check out this video from our APP students!

Pass the Test Program

Posted February 7, 2018

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test

Each year the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) conducts the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). This provincial test measures the performance of grade 10 students on the reading and writing expectations in all subjects up to and including grade 9. Successful completion of the OSSLT is a graduation requirement.

The Upper Grand District School Board is providing an …

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Emergency Response Drills

Posted January 3, 2018

School Emergency Response Training and Annual Drills

The safety and well-being of our students is our highest priority. Although we hope that an incident that requires response from emergency personnel will never occur in our school, we must be prepared to respond quickly and effectively in case it does.

Each year our school must conduct drills to ensure staff and students are prepared in the event of a real emergency.

The following …

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Attendance Policy

Posted October 23, 2017

Notes for Absences From Class   

Aizan is an automated attendance system that will place a call to the student’s home if they have been marked absent in one or more classes regardless of a note being sent, phone call or an e-mail sent by a parent. Parents must confirm the reason for the student’s absence by leaving a message on the school’s answering machine available 24 hours/day or by …

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French Review Committee

Posted November 18, 2016


“The Upper Grand District School Board is looking for parents of secondary students (Gr 9-12) in North Wellington interested in serving on a Secondary French as a Second Language (FSL) Review Committee. This committee is to serve in an advisory role with respect to the UGDSB’s French as a Second Language instruction and delivery models. This committee will meet once each month …

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