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Message from the Administrative Team

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year!

Week of - November 19, 2018
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Mental Health Crisis Line- 1-877-470-5200

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This Week at GHSS - November 12, 2018

Nov. 19-22      Rock Climbing Wall at GHSS for PE classes

Nov. 19         Girls Curling vs WDCS at GHSS (Markdale Curling Club)

Nov. 20         SHSM Arts and Culture Field trip to Sheridan College and field trip to Young Women's Career Night

Nov. 21         SPIRIT DAY - Tropical Tourist Day - Hawiian shirts, straw hats

Nov. 22         Field trip to Hope Haven and girls curling at KDSS and boys curling vs GBCS at GHSS (Markdale Curling Club)

Nov. 22         Semester I Mid-term report cards go home

Nov. 23         P.D. Day

Next Week at GHSS

Nov. 26         Girls curling vs SDSS at GHSS (Markdale Curling Club)

Nov. 28         Boys curling vs OSDSS in Owen Sound and girls volleyball at SMHS in Owen Sound

Nov. 29         Field trip to Hope Haven

Nov. 30                 Field Trip to School of Rock

Nov. 30         Last day for full disclosure for senior students

Coming Soon

Dec. 3-7                Grad Photos

Dec. 3          12 Days of Giving Food Drive Begins

Dec. 3          girls curling vs SDSS at GHSS (Markdale Curling Club) and boys curling vs SMHS at GHSS (Markdale Curling Club)

Dec. 4          OFSAA Try Day – Tchoukball

Dec. 5                  Girls volleyball at SMHS

Dec. 6          Open House and Grade 8 Student and Parent Information Presentation

Dec. 10                 Immunization Clinic

Dec. 11         White Christmas Medley Elementary Presentation

Dec. 12-13      SHSM First Aid Training

Dec. 12         Girls volleyball at GBCS

Dec. 12         White Christmas Medley and Arts Presentation

Dec. 13         Sweets & Treats Day and Winter semi-formal

Dec. 18         Girls curling at WDCS

Dec. 21         Holiday Assembly at approx. 2:15 p.m.

School Administration Team: Ms. Andrea Tang (Principal), Mr. Trevor Gilbert and Ms. Jennifer Gunion (Vice-principals)
Attendance: Ms. Linda Price x522
Student Success: Mr. Brent Fraser and Ms. Christie-Short, x514
Guidance: Ms. Mina Perry, Ms. Laurie Trudell and Ms. Tess Winget, x528 and 529
Learning Resource Teacher: Ms. Kelly Roehrig, x511
Librarians: Ms. Tammy Hayman and Mr. Shaun Perry, x510
Cooperative Education: Ms. Cindy Bryans and Mr. Sean Roehrigh
Office Manager: Ms. Flo Stanfield-Duncan, x524
Head Custodian: Ms. Sylvia Perry, x531


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

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.
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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
Trevor Gilbert
Jennifer Gunion
Mina Perry
Bob McNalty
Meredith Christie
Brent Fraser
Kelly Roehrig
Laurie Trudell
Teacher Rep
Flo Duncan
Non-Teaching Staff Rep

Ashlyn Fairbanks

Student Rep

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