Tag: Glenview Park Secondary School

GPSS welcomes Premier Kathleen Wynne

Today, students and staff at Glenview Park Secondary School welcomed Premier Kathleen Wynne to their school. Students had the opportunity to ask her questions and participate in a town hall discussion. The town hall was moderated by Grade 12 students Sarah Brennan and Tom Calligaris, the Student Co-Prime Ministers of GPSS. Students did not hold […]

Day 1 of 12 days of giving

Day 1: Party with a purpose at Glenview Park SS

At the end of November, 130 GPSS students and staff came together in a fun and meaningful way to raise money for children with cancer and their families. The Inside Ride is an indoor cycling challenge and fundraising event presented by the Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation. This giving party was an exciting morning […]

Being part of the IB Programme expanded my horizons

When Husayn Jamal first started his high school journey over four years ago, he was unsure what he wanted to do in the future. Husayn enrolled in Cameron Heights’ International Baccalaureate (IB) programme where he was exposed to new ideas and experiences that expanded his possibilities. Today, Husayn is in his first year at McGill […]

IB Program Information Nights are Coming

The International Baccalaureate Program offers students more flexibility in terms of pace, depth and breadth of study. Students earn credits through a curricular framework infused with internationalism and upon successful completion are granted the International Studies Honours Certificate or the International Baccalaureate Diploma (an internationally recognized curriculum program). An application package for this program is completed […]

Take our Kids to Work Day is November 2

Take Our Kids to Work day is a program designed for Grade 9 students to experience “A day in the life” of a profession or workplace. The goal of the program is to help Grade 9 students to make connections between school and the world of work, as they begin to think about possible career […]

Eighteen WRDSB schools receive Ontario EcoSchools certification

We all want to live in a world where we breath fresh air, create less waste, and have a positive impact on our environment – right? Which is why keeping our schools ‘green’ and helping them make the transition to be more environmentally friendly is a large initiative that our Board takes very seriously. Every year, […]

2015-16 Linda Fabi Bursary Recipients

At the May 9 Committee of the Whole Meeting, ten students were awarded the 2015-16 Linda Fabi Bursary. The bursary provides funding for students who are planning to pursue a trade through college or apprenticeship. Students were nominated for the Bursary by a teacher, and the following characteristics were taken into consideration: The student’s key […]

Path to Platinum at Glenview Park SS

Glenview Park Secondary School (GPSS) is attempting to become the first school in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) to achieve the Ontario EcoSchools Platinum Certification! For almost a decade, the staff and students at GPSS have been incorporating green practices into their school days. From Grade 9 Geography students taking on the school […]

Glenview Park SS students show remembrance through art

Congratulations to Aya Juani and Vanessa Lewis at Glenview Park Secondary School (GPSS)! They are both heading to the next stage of the Royal Canadian Legion art and literacy competition. The competition, held every year, promotes Remembrance among Canadians. Aya and Vanessa submitted two pieces each to the contest. Their posters have been judged at the local […]

Principals from China visit the WRDSB

At the beginning of November, Glenview Park Secondary School (GPSS) principal Kelly Kempel, and Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School (SJAM) principal Kathy Young, hosted a group of principals from China for an engaged in leadership discussions. The gathering was part of a school exchange program put together by the Ontario Ministry of Education and […]

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