Semester 1 Modified School Calendar and Daily Schedule

To help students/families track which classes to attend during alternating weeks during semester 1, please review the SEM 1 MODIFIED CALENDAR.  Students will alternate weeks attending periods A/B and C/D as posted.

DAILY MODIFIED SCHEDULE:

MORNING CLASS (A or C):  8:30 to 11:00am
NUTRITION BREAK:  11:00 to 11:40am
AFTERNOON CLASS (B or D):  11:40am to 2:10pm

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Parking Lot Safety/Student Pick-Up and Drop-Off

Please note that, due to safety issues, parents/guardians are to use the lower lot furthest from the school (at the back of the school) or may arrange an alternative location off-property to drop off and pick up students. Please do not use the upper parking lots for drop-off/pick up.  The volume of cars attempting to […]

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day and serves as an important reminder that suicide and mental health touches many in our schools and in our community.  We know that as part of our ongoing work to reduce the risk of suicide for those in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), we strive to […]

Week 1 Done: Week 2 – Blocks C and D

Sept. 13 – 17:  Students will attend Blocks C and D classes.    C block class runs in the morning and D block in the afternoon. Students received hard copies of their timetables this past week in the morning classes (that list the Course; Room number; Teacher’s Name). Welcome emails had also been sent prior […]

Supporting Student Well-being for the Return to School

As part of our ongoing work to assist students and families during the transition back to school, we wanted to remind families of the many resources available to support student mental health and well-being. Even at the best of times, some children experience more challenges than others when it comes to going to school. These […]

Grade 9 Chromebooks 1:1 Chromebook Agreement Form

We were able to distribute most of our grade 9 student Chromebooks today for those students who were in attendance. Some students did not have a completed 1:1 Chromebook Agreement form though. We told each student who needs the form do to ask their parents about it tonight. We asked students to work with their […]

Opening Day is Here – Info for In-Person Grade 9 and 10 Students

The 2021 school year kicks off today as we welcome our grade 9 and 10 Highlanders!  Students should have received contacts from your period A teacher, with information about your course (room #, teacher, entrance location).  Printed timetables will be handed out in your period A class.  This will include ALL your courses for the 2021-2022 school year.

If teachers were unable to contact you and you aren’t sure of your period A class/location, please report to one of the three main student entrances and a staff member can assist with your period A information.  Students who are brand new to the WRDSB this year can also come to the side doors nearest Erbsville Road and a guidance staff member can assist with your timetable information.

Don’t forget to complete your COVID-19 screening prior to coming to school!

Check out the plans for grade 9/10 orientation on September 7th!

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A Message from the Minister of Education for Ontario Parents and Families

Dear Ontario Parents, We hope your summer is going very well. With the return to in-person learning this September, we are excited to see students heading back to class for a more normal learning experience – alongside their friends and teachers. We know that in-person learning is essential for the mental and physical health, academic […]

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