Mr. Dale Ahrens, Ms. Andrea Tang & Ms. Kathy Damsma
ONTARIO SECONDARY SCHOOL LITERACY TEST: EQAO has announced that Tuesday May 14, 2013 is the rescheduled date for the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. Graduating students will receive their results by the end of the school year. Other results will be available in September. Please do not schedule appointments or vacations for Tuesday May 14 as there will not be another opportunity to write the Literacy Test until Spring 2014.
School Climate Survey - The Ontario Ministry of Education has developed a school climate survey for parents, students and school staff. The survey is available on line and will open on Monday, April 15th and close on Friday, May 3rd. All GHSS students will have the opportunity to respond to the survey at school. We encourage all parents to respond to the survey. The parent survey is available online between April 15th and May 3rd and can be accessed through following the link http://www.edu-climate-surveys.ca/
Parent Access Code is: 6-PXU-401-N Paper copies are available in the school office. The data collected will be available in May for schools to use in planning for safe and inclusive school communities.
Day of Pink - Wednesday, April 10th was International Day of Pink. Staff and students at GHSS were encouraged to wear pink to promote awareness of and prevention of bullying. Students voted by applause in the "Pink Off" held in the cafeteria.
Diversity Awareness and Acceptance - Grey Highlands has been honoured to be working with Mr. Ray Auger the First Nations, Metis and Inuit (FNMI) Advisor for the Bluewater District School Board. Mr. Auger has been conducting workshops with Grade 9to 11 students about accepting and celebrating diversity in our community and about being "Up-standers" to help prevent racism, discrimination and bullying at our school. On the April 10th, Early Dismissal Day, Mr. Auger worked with the staff at Grey Highlands.
Midterm Reports - will go home in Wednesday May 1st, 2013.
Spring Music Theatre Performance - May 30th (with a pasta supper), May 31 and June 1- stay tuned for more information and an invitation to our Spring Muscial Performance!
BUS TOWER NOTIFICATIONS: The Student Transportation Service Consortium of Grey-Bruce is pleased to announce that school bus cancellations, school closures and school event notifications are now publicly available on-line. A link to the cancellations website can easily be found on the Consortium website at www.brucegreyschoolbus.ca (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
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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:
Principal & Chair
Non-Teaching Staff Rep
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.