News & Announcements
We are pleased to announce that Wellington Heights will be offering food to our students every day this semester – starting on the first day of school. We thank the following local restaurants for partnering with the school to provide a variety of healthy lunches to our school community: Matteo’s Pizza & Cafe and Scott’s Pizza Burger.
Please see the attachment below for a calendar that outlines the food offerings for the month of June 2019
WHSS Exam Schedule June 2019 - Exams are from June 19th to 25th. All exams begin at 9:45 am. See attached schedule for daily schedules and exam rules and regulations memo. WHSS ExamSchedule June 2019
Attention all GRADE 12s
There are 2 quick surveys you need to complete ASAP:
Guidance Survey from Mrs Bell https://forms.gle/NTmYEEpAopoaJ1Rv5
* This one asks you for your height – to order commencement gowns AND also gives us information about your Apprentice/College/University path to award you scholarships
The Exit Survey found on MyBlueprint (on your UGcloud) – this is a school board survey that will only take you 2 minutes.
Have a …
FREE Screening of GREASE The Musical - WHSS in the Cafe. June 13 at 4:00 - 8:30 pm. * FREE Pizza * Trip permission form is required.
Great news from WHSS athletes at the International Special Olympics. We have 2 athletes out of 2000 and they both are bringing home medals and HUGE smiles because of the experiences they’ve had including going to Ripley Aquarium, living in a university dorm, riding the subway and meeting lots of interesting people.
Thomas Ryan – gold in the 100m and Alec Elliott gold in the long jump. WHSS is so …
WHSS showcased some amazing Construction and Arts talent at the Victoria Cross P.S. Open House on May 9. Students and counsellors provided answers about high school life for grade 8 students and their parents.
The 2019 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on March 19, 2019.
This purpose of this report is to review updated data and any other changes affecting accommodation. It is necessary for staff to monitor the relevance of the Board’s work plan priorities. The LTAP review report also provides the status of the 5-year work plan priorities identified for 2018-2022.
Information from Public Health:
Free dental care for children and youth (17 and younger)
If you can’t afford dental care, we have FREE services for your children at Public Health. We provide free basic dental care, including cleanings, x-rays, check-ups and treatment to children and youth.
Our dental hygienists provide preventive services (e.g. cleanings) out of all Public Health locations. Our dentist also provides dental care to children and youth enrolled in …
The Upper Grand District School Board is seeking secondary student, parent and staff input as part of the board’s strategic review of secondary school education across the district.
Thank you for bringing healthy food to hungry minds to all who have contributed to our Children's Foundation of Guelph and Wellington Food & Friends student nutrition program. Donations of time, money and in-kind offerings are very much needed and appreciated. Contact Matt Timberlake ext 529 for more information.
We are pleased to announce that the Upper Grand DSB is introducing a new parent communication tool for your smart phone. Designed to streamline communication between schools and the communities they serve, the Upper Grand Mobile app provides parents with a simple interface with up to date information including news, calendars and social media feeds.
The Upper Grand Mobile App is available today for free at either the Google Play …
Wellington Heights Secondary School Staff have two non-negotiables this year.
The Upper Grand District School Board is conducting a strategic review of secondary school education across the district.
Dear parents and guardians,
We are writing to you to address some of the questions and concerns we have received regarding changes to the Health and Physical Education Curriculum. As you may know, the Government of Ontario has directed all school boards across the province to use the re-issued 2010 Health and Physical Education Curriculum (Grades 1-8). Since all school boards are required to teach the curriculum that is approved …
The Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Final Report (Draft) will be presented at the Business Operations Committee meeting on June 12, 2018. The meeting starts at 7 pm in the boardroom at the Guelph Board Office, 500 Victoria Road N, Guelph.
The final report has considered the feedback received during the second phase of public engagement conducted throughout May. The LTAP Final …
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.
We invite you to attend any of the following …