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Message from the Administrative Team


School Administration Team: Ms. Andrea Tang (Principal), Ms. Lori Klages and Ms. Stephanie Bouchard
Student Success: Mr. Brent Fraser and Ms. Christie-Short
Guidance: Ms. Mina Perry and Ms. Laurie Trudell
Learning Resource Teacher: Ms. Kelly Roehrig
Office Manager: Ms. Flo Stanfield-Duncan
Head Custodian: Ms. Sylvia Perry

April 25, 2016

This Week at GHSS

NOW OPEN - NEW STUDENT SUCCESS SPACE AT GHSS - Our Student Success teachers, Mr. Fraser and Ms. Christie-Short, have moved into a new space. They will offer support to students to help them successfully earn credits. Drop by for a visit. You will be able to express yourself on the chaulk board wall, grab a snack and have a chat. We are still looking for a name for the space so let us know your suggestions.

Piper Hayes, a singer songwriter, will perform at GHSS for selected classes on Tuesday, May 3.

Approximately 15 students will attend the First Time, Full Time conference on May 2 and 3. They will work to receive certifications in Fall Arrest, Forklift Operation, Safe Food Handling, etc.

The Humanitarian Club's Used Sports Equipment Drive will run from May 2 to May 20. A sale will be held on May 21 at the school.

Our rugby teams will be at St. Mary's High School on May 2 and at home on May 6. Soccer will play at Chapman's Field on May 3 and at GBSS on May 4 and at WHSS on May 5.

Mother's Day planters grown and designed by the students in the Specialist High Skills Major program in Landscaping and Horticulture will be for sale all week.

The Environmental Studies Program students will be canoeing on Bell's Lake on May 6.

Next Week at GHSS

Our school will host journalist and historian Gwynne Dyer on May 11 for a whole-school assembly.

Our soccer teams will play at PSDS on May 10 and at Chapman's Field on May 12. Our rugby teams will play at WHSS on May 11 and the boys will be at SDSS on May 13.

The Humanitarian Club will host the "Vow of Silence" on May 11.

Selected Grade 11 College students will take a field trip to Georgian College in Owen Sound on May 12.

Selected students will travel to see the musical "Kinky Boots" on May 11.

Coming Soon

PASTA SUPPER, SILENT AUCTION AND ATHLETIC AWARDS RECEPTION - Thursday, June 9. Dinner at 5:30 and athletic reception at 7:30. Please join us! This is our only significant fundraising event of the year. The funds raised support extra-curricular activities at GHSS including clubs, sports and dances.

JUNE EXAM SCHEDULE:

Wed., June 22: periods D and A and exam A – 1:00 p.m.
Thurs.,June 24: Periods C and B and exam B – 1:00 p.m.
Fri.,   June 24: Exam C - 10:00 a.m.
Mon.,   June 27: Exam D - 10:00 a.m.

Please do not book appointments, vacations or work during the exam time table.

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 payment for the next school year.
You can register for your online payment account now and payments will be accepted beginning September 8, 2014.  Click on the image below to get started.
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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
Teacher Rep
Flo Duncan
Non-Teaching Staff Rep

Thomas Gill
Gabriel Sugarman
Morgan Hooper
Student Rep

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