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

Commencement – Friday, October 14th

Posted September 26, 2022

This year’s Commencement for 2022 graduates will be held on Friday, October 14th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the school. 

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National Day For Truth And Reconciliation – Sept. 30th

Posted September 26, 2022

September 26 – 30 is Truth and Reconciliation Week, which culminates in the National Day For Truth and Reconciliation or “Orange Shirt Day” on Friday, September 30th. 

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Survivor Day – Sept. 29th

Posted September 26, 2022

Survivor Day will be held on Thursday, September 29th at Wellington Heights during the morning.  The event is available to all interested students for who would like to participate in team-building activities with students from across the school. 

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Terry Fox Run – Sept. 29th

Posted September 26, 2022

The annual Terry Fox Run will be held on Thursday, September 29th at Wellington Heights during the morning. 

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Virtual School Council Meeting For Parents/Guardians – Sept.27th at 7 p.m.

Posted September 26, 2022

The first WHSS School Council meeting for the year will be held virtually on Tuesday, September 27th at 7:00 p.m. on Google Meet.  

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Parents/Guardians: The next North Wellington Hub meeting is November 3, 2022

Posted September 22, 2022

Parents/caregivers with child/ren attending an Upper Grand District School Board school located in North Wellington are invited to join the North Wellington Hub. The next Hub meeting is November 3, 2022, at 7pm.

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Help the UGDSB make positive change – Complete the Student Census today!

Posted September 19, 2022

Everyone counts. Complete the Student Census today! The “UGDSB Counts Student Census” launches today for all Upper Grand District School Board students in grades Kindergarten-12. Participation in the Student Census will help the UGDSB make systemic changes that will create more equitable outcomes for all students. The census is a confidential, voluntary survey ...

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Wellness Works: Welcome Back!

Posted September 15, 2022

The Upper Grand District School Board is continuing with the Wellness Works monthly themes across all grades in the 2022-2023 school year.  For September we are once again bringing our collective focus to the theme of:  WELCOME, CONNECTION and BELONGING. 

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New School and Child Care Screening Tool is available online

Posted September 1, 2022

The Ministry of Health and the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health have provided a new “School and Child Care” screening tool. It is recommended that students/children and visitors continue to self-screen for illness every day before attending school or child care using this updated Screening Tool.

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Reminder For Parents/Guardians: Student Accident Insurance

Posted August 31, 2022

Student Accident Insurance

Parents and guardians are responsible for expenses related to student injuries on school premises or during school activities. Accidents can and do happen and the costs involved might not be fully covered by Provincial health care or employer ...

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Back to School! Information for students and families

Posted August 29, 2022

It’s back to school season! We are excited to welcome and welcome back all students and families to the Upper Grand. To help make the transition back to school smoother for our students and families, we are sharing a website with information about back to school.

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Register your child for school on August 30

Posted August 23, 2022

On August 30, 2022 from 1 PM to 4 PM, registration will open online for parents and guardians to register their child to their home elementary school.

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Run to be a school board trustee!

Posted July 25, 2022

As the next municipal elections approach on October 24, 2022, the Upper Grand District School Board is seeking nominations for school board trustees for the 2022-2023 school year. School Board Trustees have a big impact on shaping the education system for Upper Grand students. The UGDSB is looking for individuals who can ‘re-engage, re-fresh, and re-imagine’ the best education system for the students in our community.

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Wellington Heights Recognizes Pride Month

Posted June 8, 2022

Pride Month

Wolverine staff and students are recognizing Pride Month in June, a month to show support for the 2SLGBTQ+ community.  The Pride Flag will fly at the school during the month of June to let all students know that everyone ...

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Art-A-Thon A Success

Posted June 8, 2022

A large group of Wolverine artists participated in the annual Art-A-Thon on May 26th, where students created art of their choosing over several hours, and then their artwork was auctioned off to students and staff through a silent auction.  Proceeds from the auction go towards the Art Department’s programming ...

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The 2022 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved

Posted May 25, 2022

The 2022 Long Term Accommodation Plan (LTAP) Annual Review Report was approved at the Board Meeting of the Upper Grand District School Board on May 24, 2022. 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.

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WHSS March Newsletter

Posted April 28, 2022

Newsletter
Please find at the link below the Wellington Heights March Newsletter, which is a sample of all of the amazing things that have been going on at WHSS this past month:

Policy feedback opportunity: Policy 312 Website and Social Media Management

Posted April 27, 2022

The following board policy currently under review was released for public consultation: 312 – Website and Social Media Management

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A Reminder Of Classroom Expectations For Wolverines

Posted April 27, 2022

Today our Wolverines were reminded, on the morning announcements, of some of our school expectations:

Cell Phones Teachers may be incorporating activities that allow students to use their cell phones for learning activities, and the school supports these endeavours.  However, when not being used for educational purposes, cell phones should be ...

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