News & Announcements

Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award – nominate yourself or others

Award Description: Nominees must be 18 years or younger. Nominees must have volunteered for a legitimate not-for-profit organization, service group or community group. The communities of Cambridge/Township of North Dumfries or Waterloo Region must be significant beneficiaries of the nominee’s volunteer work. Deadline: October 20, 2017 Award: $1000 Submission Form: A select group of Cambridge […]

Commencement Information

Congratulations again to PHS Graduates and Award Winners. Please read the following instructions for Commencement graduates, award winners and guests. Commencement is Friday, October 13th. The ceremony starts promptly at 7:00pm in the double gymnasium. Graduates and Award Winners should arrive at school for 6:00pm and report to the small gymnasium for gowning, completing your […]

Spirit Day Assembly – Wednesday, October 18th

Hey Panthers … break out the maroon, grey and white on Spirit Day – Wednesday, October 18th. Students will attend a Spirit Assembly with their Period A class. Click here to view the schedule for the day. Oskee Wee Wee Oskee Waa Waa Preston Panthers … Eat ’em RAW!!

Post Secondary Planning Events

Grade 11 and 12 students are encouraged to attend as many of these post secondary events as possible in order to help you make decisions about your pathway plan after PHS. PHS Post Secondary Assembly Powerpoint Sept 2017

Class of 2017 Commencement – Friday, October 13th

Commencement ceremonies will be held in the PHS gymnasium on Friday, October 13, 2017. The ceremony starts at 7:00pm. Graduates need to arrive at 6:00pm to get their gowns and instructions. Click here for an info sheet for graduates. Graduates will receive an invitation/information letter via Canada Post at the beginning of September. If your address has […]


School-Day is an online communication and cashless payment system. School-Day can be accessed from any web browser and provides real-time access to information, and the ability to receive communication, approve permission forms online, register for extracurricular events, and make online payments for students cards, sports fees, yearbooks, trips or  any other items and activities. Parents/Students […]

Committed to student belonging on Halloween, and everyday.

Halloween is just around the corner and this day that can be filled with excitement for many children. Halloween is often recognized with costumes and school activities, however it is important that schools continue to create a sense of belonging for each and every student. We recognize that not all families celebrate Halloween. October 31 […]

School bus driver availability

School bus operators are currently experiencing a school bus driver shortage. This shortage is being experienced across the province, and Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) has until this year been able to provide consistent service to all schools. For the region’s public and Catholic schools, 426 bus routes have been contracted to provide […]

World Teachers’ Day 2017

Waterloo region sparkles with talented innovators creating new ideas from quantum computers and Hyperloop transport to progressive thinking on gender issues and social justice. Whether it is high tech innovation or social innovation – changing our society and communities to become better places to live and work and raise a family – we know that […]

Ms Baulcomb receives Provincial Award

On September 23, 2017, Ms Baulcomb received the Female School Sport Coach Award at the 2017 Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards in Toronto. As part of National Coaches Week across Ontario and Canada, the Coaches Association of Ontario recognizes the men and women who coach in Ontario with the presentation of the Ontario Coaching Excellence Awards. […]

WRDSB wears orange on September 29

WRDSB recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed September 30 and was first launched in 2013. […]

School Council date change

Please note the date for the next School Council meeting has changed from October 25th to … Wednesday, November 8th at 7:00pm in the PHS Library. All parents are welcome!  

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