Category: News

Cannabis legalization and our schools

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to use, buy, possess and cultivate in Canada for persons over 19 years of age. For our students, the possession and use of cannabis is illegal. We know that this change in legislation has raised many questions and possible concerns regarding how the change will affect schools. […]

Hallowe’en Dance – Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Come on out to our Spook Night Halloween Dance on Wednesday October 24 from 7-9:30. PHS will be hosting a dance, activities and a bake sale in the Drama room. There will be prizes awarded for best costume.  This is open to all students. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time. The cost is $5.00 […]

Students interested in an Electrical Career

Electrical OYAP is a NEW program where the 4 Grade 12 students selected, can earn 4-6 credits during their last semester of high school while completing a Co-operative Education Placement at the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers).  See your guidance counsellor for more details.

Panther Proud … (click here for all info)

PHS is Panther Proud of Hannah!!! She did door to door collections for the Food Bank and has brought  in enormous amounts of food for the Food Bank everyday this week! Thank you Hannah we are Panther proud!

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day

On October 5th, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day, a day where we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They walked with their friends, rode their bikes, or boarded a school bus. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each […]

College and University Representative Lunchtime Visits to PHS

Post Secondary Visit Schedule 2018 Various college reps and university reps come to PHS for lunchtime presentations. Everyone is welcome – any student, any grade! There is no sign up. Come to the Room 114 (while the Library is being renovated) to listen. Apprenticeship, Employment and Scholarships workshops are included in this list as well.

PHS Food Drive – October 1st – 5th

The PHS Food Drive is happening October 1-5. Collections will be happening in homerooms. There is a competition between grades to see who can bring in the most canned food items. We are also having a friendly competition against GCI to see who can collect more items. All collected food will be donated to the […]

PHS Welcomes international exchange students!

Five exchange students have joined the Panther community this fall! Four students are from France, and one from Italy. These five girls are enjoying the Canadian experience – attending school, participating in the family life of their exchange partners, and making new friends. This group will return home early November and their partners, our own […]

University Information Program (UIP) coming to Huron Heights SS

Twenty-one Ontario universities will be visiting Huron Heights Secondary School (HHSS) on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. All Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) high school students will have the opportunity to select three different sessions followed by free time to talk with other university representatives. It is never too early […]

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (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 each September 30 […]

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