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Message from the Administrative Team


WELCOME TO THE 2017/2018 SCHOOL

STAY IN TOUCH WITH US

Remind.com:  text @241480 to 519-488-6890

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Twitter: @GreyHighlandsSS

Resources for Help




Mental Health Crisis Line- 1-877-470-5200

Kids help phone- 1-800-668-6868 or call 911


SEMESTER I 2017  

This Week at GHSS - Oct. 23, 2017

** Please return all school paperwork as soon as possible. In cases of joint custody, both parents are required to sign the forms.**

Oct. 24  Girls' Basketball home game

Oct. 24 GHSS is hosting the BAA Football Semi-final game! Kick off is at 2:00 p.m. Come out and watch the Lions roar!

Oct. 24 French Language Arts Presentation 1:00 p.m. (all grade 9s and all other students studying French this year)

Oct. 24 Grade 12 Field trip to Georgian College in Barrie

Oct. 25 SAC Spirit Day - TWIN DAY! TWIN DAY!

Oct. 26 Girls' Basketball game at OSDSS

Oct. 26 Football BAA semi-finals at either OSDSS or GHSS

Oct. 26 Halloween Dance 7:00-10:00 p.m.

Oct. 27 Professional Development Day

Next Week at GHSS

Oct. 30         Boys' Volleyball Game at OSDSS

Oct. 31 Girls' Basketball Game

Oct. 31 Dress-up Day!

Nov. 1  Take Your Kid to Work Day (All Grade 9 students) and Grade 8 students visit GHSS for an exploration of Pathways.

Nov. 2  Bosy' Volleyball at home

Nov. 3  Commencement - welcome back to the class of 2017!

Coming Soon

Nov. 6  Junior Awards Ceremony

Nov. 9  Funny Money (Finanical Literacy) assemblies

Nov. 10 Remembrance Day Assembly

Have you met our vice-principals?

Ms. Lori Klages and Ms. Stephanie Bouchard at the fall sports pep rally and football game in September.

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School Administration Team: Ms. Andrea Tang (Principal), Ms. Lori Klages and Ms. Stephanie Bouchard
Attendance: Ms. Linda Price x522
Student Success: Mr. Brent Fraser and Ms. Christie-Short, x514
Guidance: Ms. Cynthia McNalty and Ms. Laurie Trudell, x528 and 529
Learning Resource Teacher: Ms. Kelly Roehrig, x511
Librarians: Ms. Tammy Hayman and Mr. Shaun Perry, x510
Office Manager: Ms. Flo Stanfield-Duncan, x524
Head Custodian: Ms. Sylvia Perry, x531

NEW OSAP REMOVING FINANCIAL BARRIERS TO COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY

If your child is currently in Grade 12, you should know that applications are now open for college and university programs. The last date for university applications is January 11th. College applications for the fall term should be submitted before February 1st.

Your child may benefit from financial assistance for postsecondary education from the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP). As part of the most significant reform of student assistance in North America, the government of Ontario is removing the financial barriers to attending college or university.

If your family income is under $50,000, your child’s tuition is covered. Even if you earn more, the new OSAP is still there to help with generous grants that will make sending your child to college or university more affordable.

The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development has launched a new online calculator to help students and their families find out quickly and easily whether they qualify for free tuition or other grants and supports from the province. We encourage you to find out more at ontario.ca/osap

SCHOOL BUS CANCELLATIONS HAVE CHANGED!
Effective for the 2015-2016 school year, on-line bus cancellations for Bruce & Grey counties will be moving to https://www.mybrucegreyschoolbus.ca/Cancellations.aspx.  Anyone can subscribe for email notifications for general notices, school closures and route cancellations & delays.  You must first confirm that you have a valid email address.  To subscribe go to the above site, click on the “Subscriptions” icon, then click on “Subscribe”.  Enter your email address and press the “Subscribe” button.  You will receive an email confirmation containing a link that you will need to click to complete the subscription process.   Once you have confirmed your email address you will be able to login and select what you want to subscribe to and update your information (if necessary).


If you have any questions or suggestions, you are welcome to contact a member of the school administration at any time. Our school number is 519-924-2721.

















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We are very excited to announce that we are one of the first schools in Bluewater District School Board to offer parents the convenience of paying online for school activities, field trips and sports events.
For safety and efficiency reasons, we want to reduce the amount of cash and cheques coming into our school.  School related expenses will be available online for you to make payments during the school year.
You can register for your online payment account now.  Click on the image below to get started.
Click here to register or login.

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As part of the Ministry Of Education's continued efforts to focus on creating and maintaining safe schools which actively focuses on bullying prevention and intervention, all schools are forming a Safe School Team.  The team for GHSS is:

Andrea Tang
Principal & Chair
Sandra Clark
Parent Rep
Community Rep
Lori Klages
VP
Stephanie Bouchard
VP
Mina Perry
Susan Clark
Bob McNalty
Meredith Christie
Brent Fraser
Kelly Roehrig
Laurie Trudell
Teacher Rep
Flo Duncan
Non-Teaching Staff Rep

Thomas Gill
Ashlyn Fairbanks
Jaden Hacker
Student Rep

Our school code of conduct can be found in our icon "GHS code of conduct" on the left handside of this page.