News & Announcements

Yearbook

This year’s Wellington Heights Yearbook is now available for order on our school website through School Cash online.  You may order a soft cover copy of the Yearbook for $30 or a hardcover copy of the Yearbook for $47.  Our Yearbook Committee is working hard to put together a creative book of memories for our Wolverines that reflects many of the incredible things that you have experienced this year at Wellington Heights.  Order your copy on School Cash online today: https://ugdsb.schoolcashonline.com/ 

Accessing Semester 2 Final Report Cards

Posted July 5, 2024

Parent Instructions: To view report cards (these are available after July 5th) and time tables for September (these may not be available until later in the summer) from the parent or guardian's portal, please follow the instructions below: Step 1 - Logging into the Portal: Click on the following ...

Incoming Grade 9 Information

Posted June 25, 2024

Please see the attached information for incoming grade 9 students.  If you have any questions about grade 9 during the summer months please call the office at 519-323-3430 ext 221. Grade 9 Information  

OMHA – Dairy Farmers Of Ontario Bursary Winner

Posted June 25, 2024

The Ontario Minor Hockey Association announced that Grade 12 student, Conner Schmidt, is one of 8 winners in Ontario of the $5,000 OMHA - Dairy Farmers Of Ontario Bursary this year. Congratulations to Conner!  You can watch these videos about Conner and the OMHA Bursary for more ...

Ultimate Frisbee Team

Posted June 20, 2024

Ultimate Frisbee Team The Wellington Heights Ultimate Frisbee team placed first in their tournament on May 17th.  The team tied their first game, and then won all the rest of the games.  A. Kiesau was selected as the team MVP, and coach ...

Special Olympics

Posted June 20, 2024

Students from Wellington Heights participated in the Special Olympics Track and Field Meet in Guelph on May 15th at St. James Catholic High School.  Students participated in a wide variety of events and came home with plenty of ribbons and smiles. ...

Boys Lacrosse Team

Posted June 20, 2024

Lacrosse Team The Wellington Heights Wolverine Boys Lacrosse team had a very successful season this year.  The team played four games on May 10th at the Varsity Field at the University of Guelph, and went undefeated throughout the day.  In their first ...

Military Co-op

Posted June 20, 2024

​​One Grade 12 Wellington Heights student is having a very powerful co-operative learning experience this semester through a unique placement.     B. Sikkema is completing a military co-op placement with the Grey and Simcoe Foresters Unit at the Canadian Armed Forces military base in Owen Sound.  According to ...

Exam Instructions

Posted June 12, 2024

Our Exam Period will begin next Thursday June 20th.  Included below is a schedule for the period and information about expectations and procedures during this period. Important Information about Exams: FINAL ASSESSMENT START TIME:  9:30 a.m. It is the responsibility of each student to know ...

Pride Month

Posted June 5, 2024

June 1st marks the beginning of Pride Month. Pride Month is a time to honour and uplift the 2SLGBTQ+ community, celebrate diversity, and advocate for equality and inclusion for all. Here at WHSS, we stand firm in our commitment to fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone—regardless of ...

Celebrating Pride Month in the Upper Grand DSB

Posted May 31, 2024

Dear Students, Parents/Guardians and UGDSB Community,

This week, the Upper Grand District School Board is kicking off Pride Month. As we approach this important time, it’s essential that we come together to ensure our schools are supportive, inclusive spaces for all students.

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Virtual School Council Meeting For Parents & Guardians (Tuesday May 28th @ 7:00 P.M.)

Posted May 27, 2024

The last virtual School Council meeting for WHSS parents and guardians will be held online on Tuesday, May 28th at 7:00 p.m. on Google Meet.  The link to the virtual meeting on Google Meet can be found here:  meet.google.com/gje-rfjo-dyz

We look forward to seeing ...

UGDSB policy updates for May 2024

Posted May 21, 2024

At the May 14, 2024, Board Meeting, the following policy items were approved:

Policy 406 – Health and Safety (annual review; no change) Policy 417 – Violence in the Workplace (annual review; no change) ...

Art-A-Thon Showcases Artistic Talent At WHSS

Posted May 13, 2024

Over 50 students participated in the annual WHSS Art-A-Thon, held on Thursday, May 2nd at Wellington Heights Secondary School.  Students began in the afternoon and created a variety of different artworks of their choosing until 9:00pm.  Organized by Head of Arts, Nichola McEwan, the annual event encourages student artists from ...

Gym Riot Returns To WHSS

Posted May 13, 2024

It was before the pandemic that Wellington Heights last hosted a Gym Riot, but the return of the school event this year brought with it a lot of rekindled school spirit.  Participating students formed four different coloured teams, and they dressed up in creative ways with their designated colours ...

MPP Rae Visits Wellington Heights

Posted May 13, 2024

Member of Provincial Parliament, Matthew Rae, visited Wellington Heights on May 1st to speak with Grade 10 Civics students about provincial government.  Rae outlined the ways in which provincial government works, he discussed his role as Member of Provincial Parliament, and he answered a variety of questions from students ...

WHSS Presents The Musical “Zombie Prom” May 30 – June 1

Updated May 29, 2024

Wellington Heights Secondary School is putting on a musical for the first time since 2019.  Zombie Prom is an off-Broadway musical written by John Dempsey & Hugh Murphy, and composed by Dana P. Rowe. It is set in the atomic 1950s and tells the forbidden love story of Jonny Warner, ...

Tracy Cain Visits Wellington Heights

Posted May 13, 2024

On April 15th, Tracy Cain visited Wellington Heights to share her passion and purpose in her education, interactive and music-filled presentation of Black Canadian History – The Untold Stories.  Cain took students from Grade 9 to Grade 12 on a musical journey, where she shared the story of her ...

Letter to families from the Minister of Education on changes to Provincial Code of Conduct

Posted April 29, 2024

Please see below for a letter from the Minister of Education, to Ontario parents/caregivers. To download a copy of the letter, please click here.

Dear parents,

For the first time in nearly a generation, our government successfully negotiated agreements ...

Commencement

Posted April 26, 2024

On Tuesday, the Grade 12 class voted for their class valedictorian. Congratulations to Brooke Hartley, who will represent the class of 2024 as valedictorian commencement in June
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