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Grade 9 Orientation Program

Continuing Education, in partnership with HWDSB’s Secondary Schools, is pleased to offer a brand new Grade 9 Orientation Program for all current Grade 8 students at the HWDSB Secondary School they’ll attend in the fall.  REGISTER ONLINE FOR THIS EVENT!

Grade 9 Orientation


This program runs August 27-29 at Ancaster High from 9:00 to 2:00, program dates and times vary by school.  This FREE program teaches valuable learning strategies and organizational skills, provides Literacy and Math reviews, gives an opportunity for your student to meet new friends and classmates and to familiarize themselves with their new school.


Grade 9 Night

Friday, September 13, 2019.  Begins right after school (do NOT go home) and ends at 11:00pm.

The cost is $40.00.  Registration form:  Grade 9 Night Registration Brochure 2019

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

Here is the presentation shown at the January 20, 2020 Option Night designed for current Grade 8 students and their parents/guardians.

Here is the H.W.D.S.B. registration form needed to register for high school.

Grade 9 Option Sheet (distribution at elementary schools)

Please view the Grade 9 Option Sheet here.

Information on our hockey program is found here.

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 – January 20, 2020

Panabaker Elementary visit – January 23, 2020

Mount Hope PS – January 21, 2020

Tiffany Hills Elementary School – January 22, 2020


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 Thursday, September 24, 2020.
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