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Message from the Administrative Team

School Administration Team: Mr. Mark Kolohon (VP), Ms. Lori Klages (VP) and Ms. Andrea Tang (Principal).

March 26, 2015

Welcome to our home page! You are welcome to contact a school administrator at any time if you have a concern or suggestion. Our number is 519-924-2721. We try to update this page weekly so you know what's going on at the Highlands.

Wanted: Your Feedback!
Bluewater District School Board is inviting members of the public to participate in a survey as it reviews its Multi-Year Strategic Plan.  The survey, which includes a brief introduction video, is available until April 24, 2015 at the link provided below.  There are 10 survey questions to help determine whether or not the Multi-Year Strategic Plan continues to meet the needs of Bluewater District School Board in supporting student success and well-being.  

Participate in the Multi-Year Strategic Plan survey at the following link on the Bluewater District School Board website:  

Review the current Multi-Year Strategic Plan:    

This week at GHSS:

We are seeking a parent representative for our Safe School Committee. Meetings are held at lunch hour from 11:35 to 12:30. If you are interested, please call the school. Our next meeting is Wed., April 1.

It's Literacy Test time! Good luck to our grade 10s and re-writing grade 11's. Thank-you to our Literacy Boot Camp participants.

March 26th is also Comfy Clothes Day.

Next Week at GHSS

Safe School Meeting on Wed., April 1st at 11:35.

Sweets & Treats Day on Thursday, April 2.

School Holiday on Friday, April 3rd - Good Friday.

  • A new scholarship for commencement 2016 donated by Barbara Gray in memory of her father and mother, Dr. Goldie and Mrs. Eileen Gray:
“Two awards annually, one for a full-time male and one for a full-time female graduating from Grade 12 at Grey Highlands Secondary School, who have demonstrated the following interest and aptitudes: Commitment to community through broad volunteerism and/or activism, beyond the requirements of the 40 hours of volunteer time, qualified through at least one letter of reference from a relevant community organization; consistent commitment to athletics over the past four years; broad academic achievement.” The scholarship is for a student pursuing any type of post-secondary education including apprenticeship, college, or university.


School Holiday on Monday, April 6th - Easter Monday

Rainbow Week: Tuesday, April 7 - Blue Day, Wednesday, April 8 - DAY OF PINK!, Thursday, April 9 - Red Day and Friday, April 10th - Tie Dye Shirt Day!

TALENT SHOW - Thursday, April 9th at 7:00 p.m.

GHSS SCHOOL COMMUNITY ADVISORY COUNCIL: Our next meeting will be Monday, June 1st at 6:30 p.m. in the libary. All are welcome! Please call the principal for more information.

BUS TOWER NOTIFICATIONS: School bus cancellations, school closures and school event notifications are now available on-line. A link to the cancellations website can easily be found on the Student Transportation Consortium website at (follow the link named “Bus Cancellation Website”). Cancellations for our school will appear on the page named Zone 15, Dundalk, Flesherton, Markdale, & Maxwell. If you would like to automatically receive an email each time a new posting is made just press the “Follow” button at the bottom of the screen and enter your email address. You can also follow on Twitter and RSS.

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.
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
Heather Sprott
Parent Rep
Dave Ringrose
Community Rep
Kelsey Bowles
Student Rep
Jaime Taaffe
Student Rep
Lori Klages
Mark Kolohon
Mina Perry & Sue Clark
Teacher Rep
Flo Duncan
Non-Teaching Staff Rep

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