News & Announcements

Parents/guardians: Take our survey on secondary school education

Posted September 21, 2018

The Upper Grand District School Board is seeking secondary student, parent and staff input as part of the board’s strategic review of secondary school education across the district.

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College Fair – Conestoga Doon Campus

Posted September 20, 2018

College FairConestoga College will be hosting the annual College Fair at the Doon Campus. Wednesday Oct 17 - 5:30-7:30 - Open to the Public Thursday Oct 18 - 10:30-1:00 - Students/Schools Representatives from all Ontario Colleges will be present.      

Information for parents re: province-wide student walkout

Posted September 19, 2018

The following message was sent to all parents/guardians via our school’s phone call-out system on Wednesday Sept. 19.

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Late Bus!

Posted September 19, 2018

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.

Sept. 19, 26 Oct. 3, 17, 24, 31 Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28 Dec. 5 Jan. 16, 23

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

Maryborough P.S. at: 5:00pm

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Posted September 19, 2018

Megaphone Clipart Png Megaphone 555pxCheck out this slideshow from the Guidance Department: Preparing For Post Secondary (1)

University Information Program

Posted September 14, 2018

Ouf_logo_1October 2nd - 10:30-12:30pm - Norwell Gymnasium -Public is Welcome! -Check out the website: Website Each Ontario University will have a booth set up where you can speak with representatives.

Reds Fest!

Posted September 12, 2018

A Roaring Good Time at Red’s Fest 2018

    IMG_0712On Friday, September 7th, students of Norwell District Secondary School gathered on the school track to partake in a variety of games and fun activities, in celebration of Norwell’s annual Red’s Fest. This festival was run by Student Council with the help of the leadership class, to …

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Emergency Response Drills

Posted September 10, 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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Smoke and Vape–Free School Environment

Posted September 7, 2018

The Upper Grand DSB provides a smoke and vape-free environment for its students, staff and others while on school Board property and at school events.  Under our policy, all forms of tobacco, and any processed form of tobacco that may be smoked, inhaled or chewed is included. Additionally, all forms of e-cigarettes are also covered under this policy.

Smudging is the tradition …

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Posted September 6, 2018

Read more about some of the innovated programming that we are offering (page 12).

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