News & Announcements

PD Day Friday, September 22nd

There will be no school on Friday, September 22nd. All staff will be involved in Professional Development that day.

Parents’ Night – Wednesday, September 27th

Come out and meet the teacher on Wednesday, September 27th from 5:30 – 8:00pm. No appointments necessary! The first School Council meeting of the year will take place immediately after Parents’ Night at 8:00pm in the PHS Library. All Parents are welcome!

Timetable Course Changes update

All students who have requested to see their guidance counsellor to discuss a course change, will be seen. Guidance counsellors have presently worked through senior student requests while continuing to register new students to PHS. The Guidance department is not taking any further new appointment requests, until all students who had previously made a guidance […]

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 […]

PHS Fall Spiritwear

2017-18 PHS Fall Spirit Wear sales are now open and they will run until October 1st, 2017. The online store is located at  with a few more additions and updates still to be made. Note: these items are NOT available on School-Day. Click here to view the Fall Spirit Wear flyer that was distributed on Photo Day (Sept […]

Late Bus … September 18th-21st

Update on Late Bus! The late bus has been confirmed for one more week Monday to Thursday, September 18th – 21st. A bus will arrive at 5:15pm and depart within minutes. Stay tuned for another update!

Some system updates at PHS …

Telephone When you call PHS, please listen carefully as our telephone system has been upgraded and our options have changed. Press 8 to dial by extension Press 1 for Attendance Press 2 to leave a voicemail (not activated yet … stay tuned) Press 4 for the Guidance Office Press 3 for the Main Office email WRDSB has […]

Student Cards, Yearbooks and the Paw Pack

Student Cards and Yearbooks are available for sale on School-Day. Sign-up for School-Day and pay for the following items available for purchase online only! You can find these items under product on your School-Day parent dashboard. Students require a Student Card to join clubs, sports, dances (including Prom) and/or other events during the school year. […]


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 […]

Students: update your password before October 1

All secondary students must update their password before September 30, 2017. If you don’t change your password your current password will expire and you will no longer be able to access WRDSB services including your Chromebook, eLearning and MyWay. For security reasons, WRDSB requires all users to reset their password every 90 days. Over the […]

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a professional development day for Elementary and Secondary school staff. Students will not attend school school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the completion of Mandatory […]

WRDSB closes gap to province on standardized tests

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) results in standardized tests for reading, writing and mathematics moved closer to the provincial average in results released by the Education, Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) today. WRDSB now exceeds the provincial average in Grade 9 (Applied) Mathematics and for first-time eligible students for the OSSLT. WRDSB improved results […]

CSLC 2017 billet families needed

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is proud to host the 33rd annual Canadian Student Leadership Conference (CSLC). From September 26-30, Sir John A MacDonald Secondary School (SJAM) is welcoming more than 1,000 student leaders, from all over Canada, to their school. Over the course of the week, CSLC participants will engage in activities and […]

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