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Welcome to ODSS!

Orangeville District Secondary School

Home of NGWEDWE, our friendly bear mascot

Call the school at 519-941-0491, ext. 221 to set up an appointment or have any questions answered

You are also welcome to e-mail the school at [email protected] – we will forward your inquiry to the appropriate person.

We have some videos which may help you become more familiar with us.  Please view them when you have a few minutes, some are from previous years but hopefully they will give you an idea! 

Join us for the Grade 8 Information Night            –             Thursday, January 12, 2023     –       7:00 p.m.

Learn why ODSS is a great school!  Go Bears!

Scroll down to find some Virtual Parent Info, links to forms and documents (including course selection), and get some answers to Frequently Asked Questions!

Vectorstock_33030015 Videos to Introduce you to ODSS:

(We recommend you use Google Chrome as your browser when watching the videos)

While many of these videos focus on the Grade 9 program, if you are joining us from another school in Grade 10, 11 or 12 we are happy to have you join us as well!  Hopefully these videos will help introduce you to the school and you can see some of the great things that happen here every day!

Vectorstock_31125414Virtual Information for Grade 8 Parents/Guardians – Note this is a presentation that was prepared for our Virtual Info Night in 2022 but you may find it useful:

Meet our Student Support Services/Guidance Staff

 

Andrew Ethier, Head of Guidance

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Carm Bradbury, Guidance Counsellor

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If you are currently attending an UGDSB school, i.e. Princess Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, Mono Amaranth, Island Lake, Credit Meadows, etc. you can choose your courses using myBlueprint – Sign into your ugcloud.ca account and look for the myBlueprint box.  We will be able to obtain your information electronically from your school.

If you do not currently attend a UGDSB school, i.e. St. Andrews, St. Benedicts, St. Peter’s, Caledon Central, Orangeville Christian School, etc., please complete the Student Registration Form and the on-line course selection form (this is where you choose your Grade 9 courses – we will be able to see the form after you submit it and we will match it with your registration papers that you submit to us).

Take a look at our Course Outline Book see what ODSS has to offer

We will also require copies of these documents along with your on-line course selection sheet:

You can complete/collect the above documents and e-mail them to [email protected] or drop them at the school on school days during school hours.

Keeping in Touch with the School

You are always welcome to contact the school by phone at 519-941-0491 or email us at [email protected] if you have questions or concerns.

We also recommend that you:

Questions & Help:

Registration/Course Selection Help:  ODSS Guidance/Student Support Office – 519-941-0491, ext. 221 or [email protected]

General Inquiries:  [email protected]

Contacts for specific questions:

Business – Randal Mainland [email protected] 

Canada World Studies (Geography)– Paul Nelson [email protected] 

English – Susie Chamberlain [email protected]

Fine Arts – Tim Neal  [email protected]

Guidance – Andrew Ethier – [email protected]

Healthy Active Living– Darryn Stevenson –  [email protected]

Languages (French) – Crystal Voisin – [email protected]

Mathematics – Kevin Downe- [email protected]

Special Education (students with IEP’s)- Jill Milrose – [email protected]

Student Success – Greg Hill – [email protected]

Technology – Richard Alexander – [email protected]

Science – Jen Coleman – [email protected]