Wellington Heights Secondary School














Wellington Heights Secondary School (WHSS): www.ugdsb.ca/whss | Student Population: 600

THE SCHOOL: Wellington Heights Secondary School (WHSS) offers a safe, supportive and stimulating environment for learning, with attention to the learning styles and needs of each student. Every staff member at WHSS is committed to promoting lifelong learning, and to fostering pride, respect, and friendship within the student body. Our beautiful library is a hub for the student community, and houses over 13,000 resources, including books, netbooks, computers and e-‐readers.

THE CORE VALUES: Pride ⋅ Respect ⋅ Friendship

THE MISSION: To maximize every student・s potential for excellence in learning.

THE COMMUNITY: The town of Mount Forest is located in a vast rural area and thriving farming community, while also being on a main highway with easy access to nearby urban communities. The highway is also a primary route to such attractions as Sauble Beach and Ontario・s renowned ・cottage country・. Students have access to sports, cultural and leisure activities in Mount Forest, many of them at the Mount Forest and District Community Centre, which is the cultural heart of the town. The community centre・s ice rink has ice-‐skating and hockey clubs and numerous public events. Students also have access to year-‐round activities such as bowling, and a variety of outdoor sports and leisure opportunities, including swimming, camping, hiking and fishing.