News & Announcements

Cannabis legalization and our schools

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to use, buy, possess and cultivate in Canada for persons over 19 years of age. For our students, the possession and use of cannabis is illegal. We know that this change in legislation has raised many questions and possible concerns regarding how the change will affect schools. […]

2018-19 University Fair

GCI is hosting a University Fair on Monday October 15 from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the large gym.  Come out and talk to representatives from Ontario Universities as well as the University of British Columbia, University of Calgary and Acadia University in Nova Scotia.

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day

On October 5th, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day, a day where we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They walked with their friends, rode their bikes, or boarded a school bus. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each […]

Parent Night

We encourage parents of all GCI students to take the opportunity to meet your child’s teachers and discuss your child’s progress. Please join us on Wednesday, October 3rd from 5:30 – 8:30 pm in the cafeteria and library.

University Information Program (UIP) coming to Huron Heights SS

Twenty-one Ontario universities will be visiting Huron Heights Secondary School (HHSS) on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. All Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) high school students will have the opportunity to select three different sessions followed by free time to talk with other university representatives. It is never too early […]

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

Grade 12’s

Grade 12 students!  Are you considering applying to college or university?  Please attend an information session during your MSIP, this Wednesday September 19 in the Career Centre.

Night School for Semester 1 – Cancelled

Due to low registration, our Night School program has been cancelled at both locations, Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHCI) and Galt Collegiate Institute (GCI) for Semester 1. Registration for Semester 2 will begin February 4, 2019.

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 21

Friday, September 21, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the […]

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