April 9, 2014
If your student is attending the Montreal trip, please join us for an important Parent Information Night on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 6:30pm-7:30pm in the gymnasium. There will be a brief presentation, a question and answer period, and a parent package distributed. Please link below for details!
April 8, 2014
The Grade 8 students of WGD have won the Youth Symposium lottery and will be attending this event on April 8, 2014. Please visit the following links to view the speakers list and the students’ timetable for the day of the event.
Experience Technology is a series of workshops for grade 7 and 8 students aimed at providing students and their parents with a hands on experiences in high school shops. Workshops will introduce students and their parents to a variety of technical skills and equipment that they may otherwise not have access to. The workshops will cover a variety of topics from computers to home repair including electrical, welding and fabrication and vehicle service. Preston High School’s Technological Studies staff and local industry will present the workshops. Any grade 7 or 8 students accompanied by an adult are welcome.
For more information or register use the following links:
March 21, 2014
Looking for an opportunity to have your student brush up on their numeracy or literacy skills? Summer High School Prep Courses are your answer. These courses are geared towards grade 7 and 8 students who are achieving less than 70% in either math or language and would like to consolidate their skills to move towards greater achievement. For more information please contact the school for registration packages before April 25th.
March 5, 2014
DON’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY!! Olympia Sports Camp in Huntsville, Ontario is offering three sessions of “The Total Volleyball Camp Experience” that provides pathways to performance potential. They offer a wide variety of other sessions as well, including basketball, mural art, hip hop, laser tag, gymnastics, and many more! For more information please go to their website www.olympiasportscamp.com to register online.
February 25, 2014
Classes across the Davis School community have been studying various, themes and media techniques that are used in literature, advertising, graphic texts and film. On March 21 all students are invited to participate in a culminating task that includes the viewing of the film Divergent based on the series by Veronica Roth.
Tickets, including transportation, can be purchased at the school for $8.00. Forms and money must be received by March 6.
For those Grade 7 and 8 students travelling to Montreal in June, please see the attached information in regards to raising money to apply to a declining balance model.
February 18, 2014
Babysitting Course At Lang’s Farm
Facilitated by St. Johns Ambulance
Wednesday March 12, 2014
Langs – 1145 Concession Rd, Cambridge, ON
Pre-registration is required – $25.00
Please contact Jill McArthur – Community Youth Worker to register – 519.653.1263 ext 365
Please bring a lunch and wear comfortable clothing
February 10, 2014
The First Term Provincial Report Cards were sent home today!
Razorbacks, remember to reflect on “Your Best Work” & “Goals For Improvement” on the 3rd page and return them to your advisor teacher with a parent or guardian signature.
Parents and Guardians, please take the time to review these reflections with your students as they prepare for success in second term. For those wishing an interview we ask that you phone the school and leave a message with our Elementary Head Secretary. The teachers will schedule your choice of a face-to-face meeting or phone interview.
Grade 8 transition packages were sent home February 10, 2014 in preparation for high school course selection on February 18 and 19. This package contains information that will open discussion with students about future career plans and high school courses needed to achieve these ambitions.
If you have any questions please contact Ms. James or Mrs. Bell through the Main Office. (519) 653-2384
February 6, 2014
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February 4, 2014
Choose The Next Award Winning Canadian Author
Students are busy reading the 10 books short listed for the Ontario School Library Association’s Red Maple Award. Students who read at least 5 of the 10 titles are able to vote for their favourite book when voting takes place across the province towards the end of April. What makes this award unique is that the winner is chosen by the students!
Be sure to check out our Red Maple Student Reviews in the right sidebar or visit. http://wgd.wrdsb.ca/red-maple/
Library News (click here for more details about the Read Maple Award Program)
January 27, 2014
Go Razorbacks! Wooo PIG Sooie!
Thursday, Jan 23 Davis Away game against Doon
Tuesday, Jan 28 Davis Home game against Woodland
Thursday, Jan 30 Davis Home game against Hespler
Tuesday, Feb 4 Davis Home game against Doon
Thursday, Feb 6 Davis Away game against Woodland
Tuesday, Feb 11 Davis Away game against Hespler
Come out and support our Team.