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

2024 PROM

The 2024 prom will take place on Friday, May 24th at the Mount Forest and District Sports Complex. Student’s and their guests must submit a completed permission form to the Main Office by Tuesday April 30th in order to attend. Permission forms are available in the Main Office. White forms are for Wellington Heights students and pink forms are for guests that are NOT Wellington Heights students. Tickets will be available for purchase through school cash online starting Wednesday, May 1 for students who have returned their permission forms. In addition to submitting a permission form and purchasing a ticket, you must attend a mandatory meeting in the learning commons on Wednesday, May 1st at 11:45am in order to attend prom. Please send an email to Ms. Vinkovic if you have any questions about Prom 

Class of 2024 Commencement- June 14th, 2023

UPDATE: 7:30 timeslot is full 

Friday June 14th, 2024 we will be holding our Class of 2024 Celebration here at WHSS. There will be 2 time slots 6pm and 7:30pm ( 7:30 timeslot is full), each one hour in length. The students will have the opportunity to walk across the stage to be recognized and have an opportunity for a photo to be taken while receiving their certificate. Refreshments will be offered after each group so that they may socialize and perhaps take advantage of our photo booth that will be set up. Grad packages will not be handed out on this night; they will be ready for pickup at the school mid July in the main office. The packages will include diplomas, certificates, transcripts and any awards that your student might have received. Please call Mrs. Edwards at 519-323-3430 ext. 230 to sign up.  

Tracy Cain Shares “Black Canadian History – The Untold Stories”

Posted April 18, 2024

On Monday, April 15th, Wellington Heights welcomed guest speaker, Ms. Tracy Cain to speak to all Wolverines.  Ms. Cain brought together her passion and purpose in her educational, interactive, and music-filled presentation of “Black Canadian History - The Untold Stories.”  Wolverines were entertained, as Ms. Cain took students on a ...

Mount Forest Leos Club

Posted April 18, 2024

The April edition of the Biz Bull news magazine features a great article about Wolverine Abby, who has become the first President of the newly formed Mount Forest Leos Club.  This club is a volunteer organization that is connected to the Mount Forest Lions Club, and the members do a lot ...

Wellington County Library Summer Reading Programme

Posted April 11, 2024

Please find attached a letter regarding the upcoming Summer Reading Programme offered through the Wellington County Library.

SRC Letter 2024 WHSS

Every Day Counts! Why regular student attendance at school really matters

Posted April 5, 2024

In the UGDSB, we know how important school attendance and established routines are for students to build knowledge, skills and confidence. Regular attendance is more than just a requirement; it’s a critical building block for academic success, social development, and future opportunities. While we may face challenges that ...

Student Council’s Semi- Formal

Posted April 4, 2024

The Student Council’s semi-formal dance is coming up on Thursday April 18. From 7-10 in the cafe. Tickets are just $10 and will be sold on Wednesday and Friday in the Cafeteria or 24/7 on School Cash Online.

Custodial Appreciation Day

Posted April 4, 2024

April 4th  is Custodial Appreciation Day.  This is the day each year where we recognize the amazing contributions of our custodial staff at Wellington Heights, who work tirelessly to keep our school clean.  We are very fortunate at WHSS to have such a committed and dedicated staff who ...

The 2024 Solar Eclipse

Posted April 3, 2024

On Monday, April 8, 2024, places in North America will be able to see a full or partial eclipse. In the Wellington North area, Wolverines will experience a partial eclipse from approximately 2:00pm to 4:30 pm. This rare phenomenon will see the Moon’s orbit position directly between the Earth and the ...

WHSS February Newsletter

Posted April 2, 2024

WHSS February Newsletter

Sikh Heritage Month

Posted April 2, 2024

April is Sikh Heritage Month, which is a month-long celebration highlighting the many contributions that Sikh communities have made to Canada over the years.  Canada has one of the largest Sikh diasporas in the world, with over 750,000 Sikhs calling Canada home.  Happy Sikh Heritage Month to all of our ...

Autism Awareness Day

Posted April 2, 2024

Today WHSS recognizes World Autism Awareness Day.  This is a day to increase autism awareness and acceptance across the world, and the purpose of this day is also to enhance efforts in education, empowering, and supporting people with this condition.

Diversity in Hockey Virtual Assembly

Posted March 26, 2024

Today we will be having a live virtual assembly during Period 3 at WHSS.  A representative from the Hockey Hall of Fame will be presenting " Diveristy In Hockey"  to our Wolverines.  This assembly will spotlight the stories of ground-breakers, today's leaders, and issues challenging inclusiveness in hockey.  The presentation ...

Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report

Posted March 20, 2024

GUELPH, ON – At the March 19, 2024, Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting, Upper Grand District School BoardTrustees received the “Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report.”

The report will now be taken to the Board Meeting on April 9, 2024, for approval by Trustees, ...

Professional Activity Day Description – April 8, 2024

Posted March 18, 2024

Information for Elementary Parents/Guardians

Date: April 8, 2024

Length: Full Day


Elementary Topic AM: Mathematics Elementary Topic PM: Mental Health and Well-Being Secondary Topic AM: Mathematics or Artificial Intelligence ...

Virtual School Council Meeting For Parents & Guardians

Posted February 23, 2024

The next Virtual School Council Meeting for all Wellington Heights parents and guardians will be held online on Tuesday, February 27th on Google Meet at 7:00pm.  Here’s the link to join the meeting:  This meeting is an ...

Learn more about the DELF French proficiency exam

Posted February 22, 2024

Grade 12 students in the Upper Grand District School Board who are taking Core French or French Immersion are invited to learn more about the DELF. 

The Diplôme d’études en langue Française (DELF) is an internationally recognized exam that measures French proficiency across four competencies: ...

Provide your input on the 2024-25 School Year Calendars

Posted February 15, 2024

Planning for the next school year has begun and the Upper Grand District School Board is seeking feedback on the proposed 2024-2025 school year calendars.

Each year, the UGDSB’s School Year Calendar Committee submits draft calendars for the upcoming school year to the Ministry. Once ...

Elementary Remote Learning Pre-Registration for the 2024-2025 school year

Posted February 1, 2024

During the 2023-2024 school year, the Upper Grand District School Board (UGDSB), in partnership with Avon Maitland District School Board (AMDSB) and Grand Erie District School Board (GEDSB) worked together to provide remote learning for elementary students. While we believe that in-person learning best supports students, we recognize that some families may want their child to learn remotely, due to their unique circumstances.

Accessing Student Timetables (Semester 2) and Report Cards (Semester 1)

Posted January 31, 2024

Parent Instructions: To view report cards (these are available after Feb 9th) and time table from the parent or guardian's portal, please follow the instructions below: Step 1 - Logging into the Portal: Click on the following link for the  WHSS - Edsembli Parent's Portal ...

Exam Period Information

Posted January 24, 2024

The exam period begins tomorrow.  Here are details on what to expect during this time of the semester: Exams begin at 9:30 AM (suggested arrival time: 9:20 AM) Buses run as normal; students need to remain in written exams for 1 hour, but are dismissed after they complete their exams ...
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