News & Announcements

Spring Flower Fundraiser

Westside Secondary School Parent Council presents its annual Spring Flower Fundraiser (gift certificates for Alton Greenhouses). Sales begin Tuesday April 3rd and end Friday May 4th. Gift certificates will be available for pickup between Wednesday May 9 and Friday May 11, and can be used at Alton Greenhouses starting May 12th.

Complete this Order Form and and return to the Main Office with payment (cash or cheque). If preferred, you can pay by School Cash Online (see Quick Links from UGDSB at the bottom of this webpage), but must complete the Order Form and return it to the Main Office.

Thursday, April 26th         Day 1

Posted April 26, 2018

IT’S EARTH WEEK!! Thank you to everyone who has joined Eco team this week in one of our environmentally friendly activities. Today we will doing an outdoor cleanup with classes who have signed up previously! Meet us in the first floor lobby for supplies and instructions! Happy Earth Week!

Congratulations to the Girls Lacrosse team on their dominating performance in their tournament at University of Toronto …

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Day 2

Posted April 25, 2018

Attention all Environmentally friendly Westside-ers! Its Earth Week!! Please look for the posters on bulletin boards around the school to keep up with what is happening each day. Today we are looking to reduce energy consumption, Join us in going LIGHTS OUT today in your classes! Enjoy the beautiful earthly Westside view out the windows and turn out your lights to bring awareness to earth week. Happy …

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Tuesday, April 24th       Day 1

Posted April 24, 2018

Grade 12s: If you have a Block A spare, then you can still join the Remind 101 for the Graduating Class of 2018. Attend a short meeting on Wednesday, period 2, in room 251, to get the Remind code and to find out other info about your grad!

Attention all Environmentally friendly Westside-ers! Its Earth Week!!! We will be celebrating every day. Please look for the …

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Monday, April 23rd       Day 2

Posted April 23, 2018

Attention all Environmentally friendly Westside-ers! Its Earth Week!!! We will be celebrating every day. Please look for the posters on bulletin boards around the school to keep up with what is happening each day. Today we will be using old t-shirts to make some fun reusable products! Find an old shirt and join us in the cafeteria!! For tomorrow’s activity, Do you use glass or plastic containers …

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Friday, April 20th        Day 1

Posted April 20, 2018

Hello Westside this weeks one question survey is coming to you from the Canadian and World Studies Department. Whether geography, history or social science you have taken a CWS course so your feedback is requested. Please take 5 minutes this week to fill out the survey sent to you in your UGcloud email.

A reminder to all track and field athletes that there is a very …

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Long Term Accommodation Plan Final Report (Draft) – Public Meetings

Posted April 11, 2018

The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) is going to be presented at 5 regional public meetings throughout the month of May.

The draft report includes a list of proposed short (1-5 yrs.) and long (6-10 yrs.) accommodation priorities. The report does not include any recommended changes to school programs or boundaries. Pin

We invite you to attend any of the following …

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Release of the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft)

Posted April 6, 2018

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Board staff is presenting the Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) and Phase 2 Public Engagement Plan at the Board’s Business Operations Committee meeting on April 10, 2018.  The meeting will be held at the Guelph Board Office located at 500 Victoria Rd N, Guelph starting at 7:00pm.  All are welcome to attend.

The draft report includes a list of proposed …

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Free Parenting Workshops

Posted March 28, 2018

Dufferin Parent Support Network is offering Free Parenting Workshops through March and April. See the Flyer DPSN Mar Apr And Dr Russell

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) – Update

Posted March 5, 2018

PinThe first phase of public engagement for the UGDSB Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) is complete.  Thank you to all who attended a workshop or provided input online. Your feedback will be shared in a report to trustees on March 20, 2018.

One of the questions that we have received at the workshops is what will be included in the Final LTAP Report? …

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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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International Students coming to Westside!

Posted January 17, 2018

We are excited to announce that Westside will be welcoming a group of students from Japan for 10 days from March 21 to March 30.

Each of our guests will be assigned to a class “buddy”, and we hope that most or all of these buddies will also be able to host the student in their home. This is a great opportunity for our students to meet young people from …

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Reminder 101

Posted November 28, 2016

Do you want to receive text message notifications from the Principal, Mrs. Wilson? Text 705-242-0492 and message @d6391