Tag: Huron Heights Secondary School

Huron Heights SS welcomes the Waterloo Regional Police Service

On December 27, members of Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) will be taking part in a training session onsite at Huron Heights Secondary School. Throughout the school year, we partner with WRPS to engage in training opportunities. There will be no access to the school on December 27th for any students or staff members. The police employ […]






Day 12: A special surprise for the Heise family

Terri Heise lives in Cambridge with her two daughters. She considers herself a single mom because her husband has acquired brain damage and lives in a long-term care facility in Niagara. Terri works as a home daycare provider, which allows her to provide for her family and pick up her 10 year old daughter, Sophia, […]






2017 Tim Walker Awards for Environmental Stewardship

Four schools are going green, thanks to the Tim Walker Award for Environmental Stewardship. The awards were established by the Board to honour the life of secondary school teacher Tim Walker, and his commitment to education and environmental initiatives. Each year, schools are invited to submit their applications for green initiatives to receive funding. Up […]






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 […]






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 […]






#ChangeGroup brings Buddy Benches to J. W. Gerth PS

Over the span of eight weeks, seven students from J. W. Gerth Public School met with Mr. Laythorpe, a special education resource teacher, to work on a special project. Mr. Laythorpe challenged these kids, through the school’s enrichment program, to come up with a task that would involve positive change for the rest of the […]






Take Our Kids to Work™ day is November 4

On the first Wednesday of November every year, The Learning Partnership holds Take Our Kids to Work™ day. More than 250,000 Grade 9 students spend the day in the workplace of a parent, relative, or friend. This event allows students to experience and explore the world of work as they begin to consider possible career paths. The 21st annual […]






WRDSB high schools celebrate Reach As High As You Can Day

“You will never know how high you can reach, how far you can go, how much you can do until you try. ~ Believe in yourself and believe in your dreams. ~ You just might surprise yourself and surpass your original goal. Reach as high as you can!” (National Calendar Day, 2015). April 14 is National […]






Huron Heights SS wins “Most School Spirit” award at OSLC

A group of 40 student leaders from Huron Heights Secondary School attended the Ontario Student Leadership Conference (OSLC) with over 2200 fellow leaders from across Ontario. The Huskies were noticed every day for their outstanding ‘purple squad’ outfits and their now famous SIZZLE cheer. At the end of the 3-day conference, Huron Heights won the “Most School Spirit” […]






Explore skilled trades through Co-operative Education

WHAT IS OYAP? The Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) is a School to Work program that opens the door for students to explore and experience apprenticeship skilled trade career opportunities, starting in Grade 11 or Grade 12, through the Cooperative Education program. Students can become registered apprentices and work towards becoming certified journey persons in […]






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