News & Announcements

Plan of Care – Students with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

Posted July 3, 2019

If there are no significant changes needed for your student(s)’s Plan of Care complete this form:

If there are new or significant changes please complete the applicable forms:

Hard copies are available in the main office.

Please return your form on the the first day of school, Tuesday September 3rd.

If your student no longer requires a Plan of Care, please notify the office.

You may read the complete policy …

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Attention Norwell Alumni

Posted July 2, 2019

DownloadWe are seeking photos of previous Norwell athletes who are currently competing at, or have competed at, University or College level athletics for our Wall of Fame.

If you have a portrait style photo please forward it to Steve Miller at the following E mail address.​

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Certified EcoSchool!

Posted June 19, 2019

Image002100% of schools in the Upper Grand DSB certify as an EcoSchool for the second year in a row! For the full article, click here: Article. Thank you to our Eco Club and numerous teachers who helped us achieve this goal!

Textbooks and Library Books

Posted June 14, 2019

Please have a good look in your locker and around the house for any NDSS textbooks or library books. Return any that are found so that students can use them in the fall. You can return books to Norwell over the summer.


Posted April 11, 2019

Apply For ScholarshipsCheck out the available scholarships by following the link: Scholarships Stop by Guidance if you have any questions.

Staff Presentation of the 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report

Posted March 29, 2019

The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019.

This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work plan priorities. The LTAP review report also provides the status of the 5-year work plan priorities identified for 2018-2022.

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Smoke Free Ontario Act

Posted January 22, 2019

SFO_Logo2The 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

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Canada Homestay

Posted October 26, 2018

Upper Grand International Student Program LogoHomestay is an integral part of the experience in studying abroad.

The Upper Grand District School Board – International Student Program works closely with various homestay service providers through the year. 

We are very appreciative of the families who provide homestay for our students. 

 Due to increased interest in our programs (February and September intakes) one of our associates is …

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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.

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