News & Announcements

Take Your Kid To Work Day

Posted October 18, 2019

LOGO_Take_Kids_to_Work___GalleryWednesday, November 6th, 2019 is “Take Our Kids to Work” day. Take Our Kids to Work is an annual program in which Grade 9 students spend the day in the workplace of a parent, relative, friend or volunteer experiencing and learning about the world of work. The program supports career exploration and career readiness among Canadian …

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Amazing Race Recap

Posted October 18, 2019

The Amazing, Amazing Race

Imageonline Co EmojiaddedEighty-six eager participants, forty three daring teams, seventeen hardworking volunteers, ten grueling challenges, eight generous sponsors, and one incredible guest speaker! The fourth annual Amazing Race Norwell Edition took place in downtown Palmerston on Tuesday October 15th, 2019. Norwell students attended a kick off assembly led by Olympian, …

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Remembrance Day

Posted October 17, 2019

Kissclipart Remembrance Day Clipart Armistice Day Remembrance 758ea7aefd5e0a07Have a family member or friend who is a veteran, has served, or is currently serving in the armed forces?

Please consider including them in our Remembrance Day Ceremony

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Job action and labour updates: Information for parents/guardians 

Posted October 3, 2019

Parents/guardians are encouraged to visit for on-going updates from the school board regarding provincial job action. 

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Late Bus Wednesdays!

Posted September 17, 2019

Norwell is offering Late Bus Wednesdays for Semester 1. 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.

Wednesday October 23

Wednesday October 30

Wednesday November 6

Wednesday November 13

Wednesday November 20

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

Maryborough P.S. at: 5:00pm

Drayton …

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Creating a Culture of Privacy

Posted September 16, 2019

It is the responsibility of everyone to protect students’ personal and confidential information.

All parents, guardian, and visitors to the school are reminded that the privacy of all our students must be maintained at all times.  We are ultimately responsible for the safety and security of our students and the security and confidentiality of our students’ personal information, including first and last …

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Post Secondary Education

Posted September 16, 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended our Parent Council meeting on Tuesday September 17 at 6:30pm. The discussion was about Post Secondary pathways. Information was presented about the University and College application process. Here is the presentation if you missed it. Presentation

UGDSB Website

Posted September 12, 2019

Where do you get your UGDSB news?
Did you know that the UGDSB website is a great resource for up-to-date board information?
The UGDSB website covers some of the best things happening in our schools, sites and in the UGDSB
community. The website also contains pertinent …

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Student Profile

Posted August 30, 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 select “Norwell D.S.S.” from the drop down menu.

Login: The student login is up to the first …

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Food & Friends

Posted August 30, 2019

Welcome to a new school year! Our Food & Friends student nutrition program is available to our students again this year. Last year we served 8767 healthy breakfast meals to Norwell students!!  No child should go through their school day hungry. Providing a healthy start to a child’s day is an important factor in increasing their ability to learn. Our Breakfast Program is non-stigmatizing and available for any student to …

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