News & Announcements

Daily School Absence Report

The UGDSB is reporting daily on school absence rates, allowing us to monitor absenteeism rates and transparently share this information with the public. To view the dashboard, click here

Accessing Timetables and Report Cards

Posted February 2, 2023

Please follow the instructions below to access your child's Timetable and Report Cards. Step 1: Click on this link to access Wellington Heights Secondary School - Edsembli for Students or click on the “Student Portal Connect Ed” button on the Wellington Heights website.  ...

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Celebrating Black Heritage, Black Brilliance, Black Futures Month at WHSS

Posted February 2, 2023

The month of February provides us with an excellent opportunity to celebrate Black Heritage, Black Brilliance and Black Futures. The learning however, does not stop after the days of February have passed. It is our mission that the resources provided will continue to enrich the teaching and learning in the UGDSB throughout the year and that the celebration of diversity and inclusion is a continuous aspect of our curriculum.

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WHSS achieves EcoSchool platinum standing for 2022

Posted February 2, 2023

Wellington Heights Secondary School’s (WHSS) dedication to green initiatives over the many years has paid off as they have achieved platinum standing as an Ontario EcoSchool.

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Semester 1 Final Exam Schedule (Updated)

Posted January 25, 2023

Update: Due to the cancelled buses today our exam schedule and semester 2 start date have been pushed back by 1 day.  The schedule has been updated below.

All Wolverines will complete a final assessment during the Final Exam Week.  This assessment could range from a written exam, to an ...

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Procedure for high school exams if buses are cancelled

Posted January 25, 2023

There are 5 days of exams set aside for secondary schools, Semester 1. Should an inclement weather day (with cancelled buses) occur during Days 1 to 4, the entire exam schedule and professional activity day, and start date for semester 2 will move forward by the number of snow days for ...

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Tips for Parents/Guardians to Support Youth During Exams

Posted January 20, 2023

Exams can be a stressful time for students.  Linked below are some tips and resources to support your students during their exam preparation. Tips for Parents/Guardians to Support Youth During Exams

WARM WINTER WISHES CAMPAIGN

Posted November 30, 2022

   

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Midterm Report Cards Available for Download

Posted November 24, 2022

Your child(ren)’s Midterm Report is now available for viewing online.  Please follow these steps to access the Midterm Report: Go to Wellington Heights Secondary School and click on the link to the UGDSB Parent/Guardian Portal.  Click on the link ...

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Inclement weather procedures for UGDSB schools

Posted November 18, 2022

With winter weather here, now is a great time to review the Upper Grand District School Board’s procedures for Inclement Weather Days. Updated information has been posted on the UGDSB website outlining the different procedures for bus cancellations, school closures due to inclement weather, and more. LINK: UGDSB INCLEMENT WEATHER PROCEDURES **A reminder ...

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WHSS Student Receives The Queen’s Jubilee Medal

Posted November 14, 2022

A student from Wellington Heights Secondary School has received the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for her bravery and thoughtfulness. On October 18, 2022, Grade 12 WHSS student, Tori, was at her home when a tragic car accident occurred on Highway 6 in front of her home, causing both vehicles involved in the ...

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Upper Grand collaborates with organizations to provide tutoring supports

Posted November 9, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board in association with The Grove, TVOLearn, Streams Community Hub, Tutor Bright, and Reading Rocks is providing students at both the elementary and secondary levels with additional tutoring support and resources. These additional support and resources were made possible through funding provided by the Ontario ...

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Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT)

Posted October 20, 2022

Grade 10 students who are taking English this semester will be writing the two part Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test on Tuesday November 29th and Thursday December 1st in their English classes. Staff will work with students to prepare and practice so they are ready and primed ...

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Parents/Guardians invited to free webinar: Post-pandemic Mental Health

Posted October 17, 2022

Parents/guardians are invited to join a free webinar in November on post-pandemic mental health. Join Kevin Cameron as he shares information and strategies relating to post-pandemic mental health for adults and children. A survey by CMHA Ontario showed that nearly half (48 per cent) of Ontarians say their mental health has worsened ...

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Download school ventilation reports from the UGDSB website

Posted October 14, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board continues to make board and school-based ventilation reports available in the 2022-23 school year. The board report and each school report is available for download on the UGDSB website at www.ugdsb.ca/ventilationreport. To access a specific school report: Download the full report (Microsoft Excel document) ...

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Terry Fox Run

Posted October 5, 2022

  Terry Fox Run Our Wolverines participated in the Terry Fox Run during the morning of September 29th.  Students and staff were encouraged to bring in a toonie for Terry, that would be donated to the Terry Fox Foundation in support of cancer research. ...

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Survivor

Posted October 5, 2022

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Lots of Wolverines signed up and dressed up to participate in our Athletic Council’s “Survivor” activities during the afternoon of September 29th.  ...

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National Truth And Reconciliation Day

Posted October 5, 2022

T & R Day Wolverines recognized National Truth and Reconciliation Day on September 30th by wearing orange and by participating in learning opportunities related to Indigenous education across the school.  Thanks to our Equity Club for coordinating classroom activities, for sharing educational announcements, and ...

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School Cafeteria

Posted October 5, 2022

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Our school cafeteria is up and running again with the support of local community restaurants who are bringing in a limited number of hot lunches almost every day for the month of October.  Thanks to B & A Garden, Domino’s Pizza, ...

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Grade 9 Camp

Posted September 26, 2022

From September 21-23, 81 of our Grade 9 students attended Grade 9 Camp at Youth Leadership Camps Canada (YLCC) in Orillia. 

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