News & Announcements

Redsfest – Friday June 7

Redsfest 2024

Celebrate the year coming to an end with a variety of activities happening at Redsfest on Friday June 7th on the school track.  Get your partner and sign up for the Amazing Race – Norwell Edition, Drom in support of the MRI+ campaign, participate in activities including Zumba, Dodgeball, Basketball Challenge, Euchre tournament, facepainting and more.  All students will receive a free burger and have a chance to purchase additional food from the Groovy Grilled Cheese and MegaCone Ice Cream food trucks.  There are prizes to be won and lots of memories to be made!  See the slideshow below for all of the details: Redsfest 2024

Commencement – Friday, June 14 at 7:00pm


unlearn Parent Presentation – Tuesday May 28

School Council Presents Critical Thinking by Design from unlearn. Register here!

UGDSB policy updates for May 2024

Posted May 21, 2024

At the May 14, 2024, Board Meeting, the following policy items were approved:

Policy 406 – Health and Safety (annual review; no change)

Norwell Student Art Show June 4 – June 15 at the Harriston Library

Posted May 15, 2024

Guest Speaker Paulie O’Byrne – Wednesday May 8, 2024

Posted May 8, 2024

May820241On Wednesday May 8, Norwell District Secondary School welcomed motivational speaker, Paulie O’Byrne in recognition of Mental Health Education and Awareness week. Our speaker is Paulie O’Byrne, who for the 2023/2024 season …

Letter to families from the Minister of Education on changes to Provincial Code of Conduct

Posted April 29, 2024

Please see below for a letter from the Minister of Education, to Ontario parents/caregivers. To download a copy of the letter, please click here.

Dear parents,

For the …

Semester 2 Midterm Reports

Updated May 15, 2024

Semester 2 Midterm Report Cards are available on student ConnectEd accounts. You can find your report card under the ‘Personal’ tab, ‘Digital Documents’.

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Grade 9 Welcome Day

Updated May 23, 2024

LEAPfrogWill you be entering grade nine this September?  Want to meet staff, get a tour of the school and gain valuable information about high …

A Night in Paris Prom 2024 – Tickets Go On Sale April 22 – May 3rd

Updated April 22, 2024


Norwell’s Prom will be held on Friday, May 24 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Maryborough Community Centre     (15 Ball Ave, Moorefield, ON N0G 2K0).  …

Norwell’s Closet – Spirit Wear

Posted April 12, 2024

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Every Day Counts! Why regular student attendance at school really matters

Updated April 22, 2024

In the UGDSB, we know how important school attendance and established routines are for students to build knowledge, skills and confidence. Regular attendance is more than just a requirement; it’s a critical building block for academic success, …

Mind Your Business Field Trip

Posted March 22, 2024

Resized_20240319_121506Students in the grade nine Introduction to Business class attended the Mind Your Business field trip on Tuesday March 19th at the Fergus Sportsplex.  Mind Your Business is a pilot project offered …

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