OSSLT Fall Literacy Test (Grade 11 & 12 Students) – Nov. 22/23

The Literacy Test is Here – November 22 and 23 (Periods A & B)

If you are a grade 11 or 12 students that are required to write the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT), please go directly to the Library on Tuesday, November 22, and November 23 so you can complete this graduation requirement. Just a reminder that you must use a school device for the OSSLT Test.

OSSLT Test Days: November 22 and 23
Location: School Library
Time: 8:20 to 11:00 am

Helpful Links to Prep for the Literacy Test:

OSSLT Tips

OSSLT Practice Test

Tech Request form

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Grade 8 Info Night – Wed. Dec. 14th

Future Laurel Heights Hurricanes & families are invited to our first in-person GRADE 8 INFO NIGHT since 2019!

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14th
5:30 to 7:30PM

3 GENERAL INFO SESSIONS – 5:30, 6:15 or 7:00PM (LHSS Cafeteria)
GRADE 9 ELECTIVE CLASSES OPEN HOUSE – 5:30 to 7:30PM
FAST FORWARD MAGNET PROGRAM INFO SESSION – 5:30PM (LHSS Library)

Please visit our dedicated FUTURE STUDENTS section of the LHSS website for helpful resources as you prepare for the transition to high school!

The evening will feature an opportunity for students/families to visit our elective classrooms to learn about the great opportunities available for grade 9s next year.  This will be an open house format and you’ll receive an electives “passport” and map to help you track your class visits (with a chance to win some LHSS spirit gear)!

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Build a Dream Career Discovery Expo

Build a Dream will be hosting its Career Discovery Expo on November 30, 2022 at Bingemans in Kitchener. This event is geared towards women and girls in Grades 7 to 12, and admission is free for students and their parents or caregivers. Attendees can learn more about careers in STEM, skilled trades, emergency response, entrepreneurship […]

Labour Update: WRDSB schools will remain open

The Waterloo Region District School Board continues to monitor the provincial labour negotiations closely. Yesterday, November 16, CUPE (Canadian Union of Public Employees) served notice that it plans to commence a strike involving full withdrawal of services on Monday, November 21, 2022, should an agreement not be reached. It is important to note that there […]

OSSLT (Lit Test) Practice Session – November 17th

If you are writing the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) this November, there is a Practice Session on Thursday, November 17 at Lunch in the 3700 pod. Bring your charged Chromebook to the session. Just a reminder that you must use a school device for the OSSLT Test.

OSSLT Test Days: November 22 and 23

Location: School Library

Time: 8:20 to 11:00 am

Helpful Links to Prep for the Literacy Test:

OSSLT Tips

OSSLT Practice Test

Tech Request form

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November 16 is Louis Riel Day

Today, November 16, is Louis Riel Day in Ontario. Louis Riel Day recognizes the anniversary of Riel’s execution in 1885. This day is an opportunity to learn more about the life and importance of Louis Riel, leader of the Métis. Riel led Métis People in the Northwest Resistance to protect Métis rights and ways-of-life. The […]

Masking in Schools Strongly Recommended

Today, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore strongly recommended masking in all indoor public settings, including schools and childcare settings. This is due to the increased spread of RSV, influenza and COVID-19 among children across Ontario. While masking is not mandatory, wearing a mask helps to reduce the spread of viruses in […]

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