News & Announcements

LTAP Public Workshop – Cancellation Notice

Posted February 20, 2018

Due to continued inclement weather and low visibility due to fog, the Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Long Term Accommodation Plan public workshop to be held at Norwell DSS has been cancelled.  All are welcome to attend the next scheduled workshop on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Centre Wellington DHS in Fergus starting at 7pm. 

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ODSS Silent Auction – Feb 20-23, 2018

Posted February 16, 2018

We are excited with the Silent Auction items we have available!  We have a Toronto Maple Leafs Austin Matthews Jersey, a signed Toronto Raptors Derozan Jersey, and homemade soup for a month!  The auction closes at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23rd.  Thanks to the staff, students, parents & community that helped support our Breakfast program for ODSS students.  Come to the ODSS office during office hours to bid!  …

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ODSS School Climate Survey – Your Voice Matters!

Posted February 13, 2018

Your voice matters - students, staff & parents please complete our 2018 School Climate Survey at:  Check out this video to understand why your answers are important

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Background Report and Public Engagement Plan

Posted January 31, 2018

On January 30, 2018, trustees approved a Public Engagement Plan as a part of the Board’s process to develop a Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP).
The LTAP is a strategic review of the Board’s facilities, population projections, and enrolment forecasts. At the end of the process, the LTAP will identify accommodation priorities for the Board. Public engagement is an important part of the LTAP process. We want to have conversations with our school communities to promote a shared understanding of local school issues.

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Ontario Literacy Test Practice Information

Posted October 17, 2017

Click here to see the Literacy Test Preparation opportunities offered by O.D.S.S.!

April 10th, 2018 Literacy Test Schedule:

8:55 – 9:30
Breakfast available

9:30 – 11:00
Booklet 1

11:00 – 11:15

11:15 – 12:45
Booklet 2

12:45 – 1:30

1:30 – 2:15
Regular Block C Classes

2:15 – 2:20

2:20 – 3:05
Regular Block D Classes

Students in Grade 10 and any students in Grade 11 & 12 who have not yet successfully completed the Grade 10 literacy test, will write the test …

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Vehicles Stopping in prohibited areas

Posted September 13, 2017

We have been advised by the Town of Orangeville that By-law staff will be monitoring the area in front of ODSS (Faulkner Street and Sunset Drive). Vehicles should not be stopping in areas clearly marked with “No Stopping” signage. By-law staff will be asking motorists stopped illegally to move and will provide the option to pick up students in the Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre parking lot or a …

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Reporting Student Absences

Posted August 23, 2017

You can let us know if your child missed school by:

  • telephone: 519-941-0491, ext. 258,
  • e-mail our attendance secretary:,
  • or send a note with your child on their first day back (note should be brought to the office)
Please let us know the date and times the child is excused (i.e. morning or all day) and the reason for the absence.

Welcome to ODSS!

Posted August 23, 2017

If you are just starting high school or coming to us from another high school, we want to welcome you to O.D.S.S.!  If you need admission forms, course selection forms or a list of what to bring and how to register, please click here.

We have some documents that we will provide students the first day but if you’d like to check them out now, here’s a list:


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