News & Announcements

Everyday Hero Nominations

Posted March 11, 2019

Everyday HeroNominations are now open for the 2019 Everyday Hero Awards. Please visit the board website at  for nomination guidelines and to download the nomination form. The deadline to nominate someone for an Everyday Hero Award is Friday April 12.

OSSLT – Wednesday March 27, 2019

Posted March 7, 2019

Megaphone Clipart Png Megaphone 555pxThis is a notice regarding a schedule change on the day of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test, on Wednesday March 27, 2019.

All Grade 9 students, as well as those who are required to write the OSSLT (grade 10s and re-writers) are to attend school for the full day. Students are required to follow the schedule outlined …

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Interim Reports and Parent Night

Posted March 5, 2019

Students received their Interim Report on Thursday March 7. Parents and guardians are invited to Parent Night on Thursday March 21 from 5:30-7:00pm. Parents will be able to speak teachers regarding their student's progress thus far. Please follow the link for more information on Learning Skills and Work Habits for students.  Learning Skills and Work Habits

Late Bus

Posted February 19, 2019

Norwell students are encouraged to “get involved” and stay at school until 4:45 on the dates below to enjoy, engage and pursue your interests.

March 20, 27

April 3, 10

May 1, 8, 15, 29

Buses will leave Norwell DSS at 4:45 and drop off at the following locations:

Maryborough P.S. at: 5:00pm

Drayton Heights P.S at: 5:15pm

Harriston Old Town Hall (back of building) 5:00pm

Clifford United Church: 5:15pm

Crafts and Crochet in room 110

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Physical Education Dress Code

Posted February 4, 2019


 A regulation gym uniform must be worn to each class.  This should consist of a T-shirt and shorts in school colours, sweat socks, and running shoes that are tied up tightly, with good treads and arch supports.  Shoes must be appropriate for physical activity.  Students who are not properly prepared may not be able to participate. …

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Smoke Free Ontario Act

Posted January 22, 2019

The SFOA prohibits the smoking of tobacco, the use of e-cigarettes, and the smoking/vaping of cannabis in the following places:

Enclosed public places
Enclosed workplaces
Primary and secondary schools and their grounds
Public areas …

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Pass the Test Program Begins February 12

Posted January 21, 2019

This course provides direct instruction on the tasks found on the OSSLT (Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test). It supplements and extends a short test-preparation unit offered in the school for grade 10 students. This course is offered in February and March, after school twice a week.  Parents are responsible for transportation as this program is after school. Some dates may coincide with Late Bus Days. …

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Norwell Speciality Programs

Posted January 7, 2019

NEW! Online Student Profile

Posted January 3, 2019

Check you student’s attendance, marks, report card, and timetable!Connect Ed Logo

The Upper Grand District School Board offers parents the opportunity to view the attendance of their student(s). Please contact the teacher in cases of discrepancies or clarification.

Go to and …

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Smoke Free Ontario

Posted December 4, 2018

Smoke Free Ontario LogoThe following document is about the Smoke Free Ontario Act and how it will affect schools.   PDF Smoke Free Ontario If you have any questions, please contact the school.  

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