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Welcome Grade 8’s

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 S.T.E.P. Program

September 29 – 31.        The STEP Program is a high school prep program for students who may want some extra support as they prepare for grade 9.

Grade 9 Orientation Day

Wednesday, August 29 – begins at 10:00 – in the Auditorium.   All new students to Ancaster High School are invited to attend our Orientation Day . Students will meet in the auditorium (West Wing entrance) for 10:00am for a short information presentation on what Ancaster High has for them, then go on a tour of our school. We hope you have a great time and learn where all your classes will be for that first day! The Orientation Event is expected to finish at approximately 11:30.  WELCOME to ANCASTER HIGH!
Parents and Guardians are invited to attend the orientation day and will be offered a tour separate from the students.  If you are unable to attend the Orientation Day, and you are going into grade 9, please report to the auditorium by 8:25am on the first day of school for our grade 9 assembly.

Grade 9 Night

Friday, September 14, 2018.  Begins right after school (do NOT go home) and ends at 11:00pm.

The cost is $40.00.  Registration forms are still available in Student Services.

For more information – contact Ms. Fletcher – vfletche@hwdsb.on.ca


November – date to be announced.  – This is a night where families and students in Grades 7-12 can learn more about the wide range of high school programs and services available in HWDSB.  Information about IB and SHSM Programs will be highlighted.

Grade 9 Option Night

Ancaster High – Grade 9 Option Sheet Night 2019 – start time is 6:00pm in the Library/Learing Commons (East Wing Main Entrance)

Parents and students are invited to attend this information night to learn more about the grade 9 courses offered at Ancaster High School, the levels of courses offered, and future pathways.  Please meet in the Library/Learning Commons – East Wing – for a brief presentation by 6:00pm.  We will  then break into smaller groups to allow for questions with Guidance Counsellors.

Grade 9 Option Sheet (distribution at elementary schools)

Ancaster High School guidance counsellors will be visiting our Associate Schools in January to speak with grade 8 students about their course options at Ancaster High.  Students will receive their Option Sheet and Registration Form from their grade 8 teacher.  Parents are asked to have these forms completed and returned to their grade 8 teacher before the end of February.   Student Activity Fees and Yearbook Prepayments can be made through SchoolCashOnline this year!

We are looking forward to be welcoming our next group of Royals to our fantastic school!

Ancaster Meadow visit –

Ancaster Senior visit –

Mount Hope PS –

Tiffany Hills Elementary School –


MyPath.Myway is a fantastic resource document for parents with students in grades 7 to 10.  This brochure contains information every parent wants to know about the transition from elementary school to high school.  7-2-10-Booklet

For more information on our IB Program, visit our International Baccalaureate webpage.

For information on our Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) in Aviation and Aerospace, vist our SHSM webpage.

Updated on Tuesday, December 04, 2018.
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