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Grade 8 Night – Thursday, December 7 at 6:30pm

Logo20Ready20Set20High20SchoolJoin us Thursday December 7 at 6:30pm in our EC Gray Gym for Grade 8 Night!

Come to learn more about registration and opportunities at Norwell.

For more information about course options, please visit this page: Course Selection.

Semi Formal – Thursday, December 14

Posted December 1, 2023


Join us for the Norwell DSS A Night Under the Stars Semi-Formal on Thursday, December 14, 2023 from 7:00-10:00 p.m.  Tickets will be sold online from December 5th-12th …

Hockey Buy-Out – Thursday November 30

Updated December 1, 2023

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Are you ready Norwell? The hockey buyout is …

Community Connections

Posted November 17, 2023

BlessingsDonationNov82023On Nov. 8th Norwell hosted a community connections dinner that brought together community members, staff and students to connect and discuss ideas of how the school and community can work together …

Diwali Event

Posted November 17, 2023

Diwali 3On Friday November 10th Norwell Student Council & Social Equity Club hosted its first Diwali celebration event. This was an introduction event to Diwali, the Festival of Lights. The committee’s goal …

Midterm Reports – Available Monday, November 20

Updated November 24, 2023

Students Semester 1 Midterm Marks will be available starting Monday November 20 on student ConnectEd accounts and on the Parent Portal. If you are having issues accessing …

Parents/guardians invited to complete WHY Survey to help improve well-being of youth

Posted November 13, 2023

All parents/guardians in the Upper Grand District School Board are invited to complete the 2023 WHY Survey, in partnership with Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health.

The purpose of the Well-being Health and Youth (WHY) Surveys is to collect information from youth, parents, …

It’s that time of year again – everything you need to know about UG Inclement Weather Procedures

Posted November 8, 2023

GUELPH, ON – It’s that time of year again and we wanted to share a refresh with our school community about Inclement Weather Procedures.


In the event of bus cancellations, all schools will remain open for students and staff …

Professional Activity Day Description – Nov. 24, 2023

Updated November 10, 2023

Date: November 24, 2023

Length: Full Day


Elementary Topic: Parent-Guardian / Teacher Interviews
Secondary Topic 1:  AM – Curriculum PD and Workshops
Secondary Topic 2:  PM – Workplace Violence Prevention Training as per the Collective Agreement

Entity Hosting: Upper Grand DSB

Presenter(s)/Facilitator(s): School Administrators and Online Modules


Elementary Staff will …

The Fall Frenzy Dance

Posted October 30, 2023

IMG_0830On Thursday, October 26, Norwell District Secondary Schools hosted a fall dance for all their students to attend. They had costume competitions, treats, lots of dancing, …

Provide your feedback on UGDSB draft policies

Posted October 25, 2023

At the October 24th Board meeting, the following policy items were approved. All updates have been made on the board website (

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