Welcome to Centre Dufferin District High School, home of the "Royals"  

CDDHS has a proud tradition of academic excellence and extra-curricular success. We believe students, staff, parents and the whole community are all partners, responsible for student learning at CDDHS. As a school, our commitment, flexibility and mutual respect ensures success for all students. Our goal is to create a welcoming safe and friendly environment where all students develop a pathway that leads to future success.     

Pat Hamilton, Principal  

Welcome CDDHS parents. Text @cddh to 289-204-2193 to receive regular CDDHS updates via text to your cell phone. To access your student's attendance click here.

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CDDHS News

Report Cards are now available for pickup in the main office.

CDDHS cleaned up at the recent DCMA and Headwaters Arts Annual Student Art Show which features students from Simcoe, Peel and Upper Grand school boards. CDDHS students won 5 of the 7 awards and Art teacher Ms. Sulley was recognized with the best visual arts program. Juliet R was recognized for her digital painting on canvas "Purple Forest"

  2014 Art Juliet with purple forest   2014 Art Juliet and Alissa with Freedom small Juliet R and Alissa M were recognized for their mixed media necklace "Freedom"
 2014 Art Jesse with Identity   2014 Art Samantha with self portrait
 Jesse Hill won for his encaustic painting on fabric of his finger print "Identity". Samantha H was recognized for her self portrait in conte.

Follow Centre Dufferin on Twitter - get the news you need now about all the great things going on. Just click on the Twitter icon found in the right upper hand corner. Follow the library on Twitter: @LibraryCDDHS.  New to Twitter? Learn about it here.

Applying to a college or university this year? Need a transcript - click here. Read the university guide and the college guide7 Conversation Tips for Parents of Post-Secondary Students  

 Locker Rules      Late to Class Policy     Volunteer Opportunities  

Once again this year, math students in Grades 7 to 10 will have access to live, interactive, online math help through the expansion of a pilot project funded by the Ministry of Education. Homework Help is free, real-time math tutoring by certified Ontario teachers. During the summer all resources are available but the live interactive math help is not.

  • Manon Racine, RN BScN, who is here Monday and Thursday is a Public Health Nurse (PHN). Ms. Racine can be reached at 519-925-2244, ext. 320 or at the Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Health Unit at 1-800-265-7293, ext. 5630. PHN help students achieve an optimum level of health by offering: catch up immunizations, birth control counselling, testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections as well as providing health promotion and classroom support for the health curriculum.
    NOTE: The PHN does not offer first aid or attend to health emergencies. Ill or injured students are required to report to the main office of the school immediately.
     
  • EQAO results for Literacy, Math and grades 3 and 6 are available on line at www.eqao.com along with tips for parents and students.

Dress Code at Centre Dufferin

Dress is a form of expressing individuality, however, staff and students at Centre Dufferin must dress in a manner which neither offends nor distracts others because of immodesty or offensive logos or language.

Therefore the following applies:

  • No clothing or hats illustrating alcohol, drugs, racial or religious slurs, inappropriate language or slogans.
  • Shorts and skirts must be appropriate length (eg. end of fingertips with arms extended)
  • Tops and bottoms must meet
  • No inappropriate top exposure
  • No underwear showing
  • Students may be offered items of school clothing to wear during the school day so that they are dressed in an appropriate manner.

Upcoming Events

  • August 27 Grades 10-12 Registration 11 am to 7 pm - Yearbook on sale
  • August 28 Grade 9 Registration - information will be mailed out and posted soon
  • September 2 - School starts
     

CDDHS MISSION STATEMENT  

Partners Learning Together; Creating Successful Tomorrows  

School Effectiveness Framework Components of Focus 

Assessment for, as, and of Learning
Students and teachers share a common understanding of the learning goals and related success criteria.

Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
Timely and tiered interventions, supported by a team approach, respond to individual student learning needs.

Other Indicators from School Self-Assessment
Staff, students and school community promote and sustain student well-being and positive student behaviour in a safe and healthy learning environment.
Resources for students are relevant, current, accessible and inclusive.

Please see our school brochure for more information.