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Theatre Norwell 2016 Presents

The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world's most beloved musical.When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit,gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain, and they marry. Upon returning from their honeymoon they discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the Captain's immediate service in their navy. The family's narrow escape over the mountains to Switzerland on the eve of World War II provides one of the most thrilling and inspirational finales ever presented in the theatre. The motion picture version remains the most popular movie musical of all time. 

Community Clean Up Day

volunteer trash collector


Mapleton Community Clean Up Day is Saturday May 14th from 9 am-1 pm.  The Senior's Centre for Excellence is looking for volunteers to assist with the clean-up of seniors gardens in the town of Drayton.  If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity please call 519-638-1000.  This event will qualify for community service hours.  Rain or shine.  Tasks will include raking leaves and grass, garbage collection and sweeping.  Let's Get Involved Norwell!

Mother's Day Spa Event

Spa Day

Norwell District Secondary School's Cosmetology Class is hosting a Mother's Day Spa Day on Friday May 6th and Monday May 9th.  From 9:30 am until 2:30 pm all women from the community are invited to attend for some pampering.  The days consist of free door prizes, snacks and refreshments!

Guests will be able to choose from the following spa services:  Manicures, Facials, Hair cuts, Hair masks, waxing, colour applications and much more!

Prices starting as low as $5.00.  Come to the Hair styling and Aesthetics classroom #113.  For more details or to pick up gift certificates please contact Mrs. J. Cribbin at (519)343-3107 ext.341

Yearbook Orders


Norwell Yearbook Orders are now being accepted at the school or you can now purchase your yearbook online using the link below!

 Yearbook Orders Online

Spring Plant Sale

Child in garden

The Horticulture class is hard at work in the greenhouse preparing for our end of May plant sale. Please keep us in mind before you buy any annuals or plants for the garden this year. The plant sale will be from May 23-27. 

Host Families Needed!

globe and hands We are presently looking for families that would like to partner with our school as a host family for a student from any number of international locations. Norwell DSS' international school program will be entering its third year starting in September 2016.  This program offers our students a greater global perspective by sharing our school with students from all around the world. If you would like the opportunity to have a student from one of our international partners such as Spain, Germany, France, Japan or China and are interested in becoming a Canada Homestay location for a student, please give the school a call.  To learn more about being a host family and the financial support offered for the program please have a look at The Canada Homestay Network's website.

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Public input sought for draft policies

The Upper Grand District School Board is welcoming public input on draft policies: school accommodation and boundaries, community partnerships, smoke-free environment and asthma friendly schools (deadline May 11, 2016) and public concerns (deadline May 30, 2016). Please review the draft documents and submit online feedback at

UGDSB holding concussion awareness workshops

The Upper Grand District School Board is holding workshops to raise awareness of concussions in youth. For more info, visit the board's website.

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