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Homestay Families Sought for International Students

August 10, 2017
We are currently looking for homestay families for three female grade ten scholarship students from the Canary Islands for four months beginning September.   The students are high achievers.   It is expected that they become involved in their family and their school.   Spanish is their first language but they...
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Share your thoughts on proposed focus areas for accessibility standards for education

August 09, 2017
The Ministry of Education, in support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), is soliciting public input on the potential scope of the Education Standard Development Committee, which will be established in the fall of 2017. The ESDC will be working towards developing an accessibility standard for education, under...
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Student Registration for 2017-18

August 09, 2017
Student Registration and Grade Nine Student Orientation Student registration (for pre-registered students) will take place the last week of August. On Monday, August 28 , 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., grade nine students will register. From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., they will have orientation activities concluding with lunch....
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Quick Facts

August 09, 2017
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Demonstration of Learning

August 09, 2017
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CASL

July 18, 2017
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Student iPad Agreement

July 17, 2017
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Registration

July 17, 2017
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Student Handbook

July 17, 2017
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Volunteers

July 05, 2017
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Experience Ontario

July 04, 2017
​ Graduated by August, 2017, but not sure what to do after school?  Experience Ontario provides a combination of career exploration experiences, career coaching and supports to explore postsecondary education and apprenticeship training (PSE) opportunities.
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Joy Shah News Release

June 27, 2017
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Basketball Camp

June 24, 2017
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Literacy Test Results

June 14, 2017
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Provincial government changes to drinking water regulations for schools, effective July 1

June 14, 2017
​The Ontario government has made amendments to Ontario Regulation 243, which came into effect for schools in 2007 and is intended to reduce children's exposure to lead in drinking water. Effective July 1, 2017, amendments to the regulation make it necessary for samples to be collected and tested for lead content...
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Student Handbook

June 04, 2017
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Student Handbook

June 02, 2017
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School Climate Survey

June 02, 2017
​Parents and guardians are encouraged to complete a school climate survey.  Fore more information see School Climate Survey.pdf
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EQAO Grade Nine Math Assessment

June 01, 2017
The grade nine EQAO math assessment will be written on June 13 and 14 in math class. Click on Information Letter for more information.
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Share your thoughts on proposed focus areas for accessibility standards for education

May 31, 2017
​The Ministry of Education, in support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), is soliciting public input on the potential scope of the Education Standard Development Committee, which will be established in the fall of 2017. The ESDC will be working towards developing an accessibility standard for education, under...
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Logo

May 29, 2017
Great Lakes Secondary School unveiled its new logo on May 26, 2017 for students and staff. News Release 2017-05-29 (Logo).pdf
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Ministry of Education conducting online survey and public engagement sessions regarding the Third Progress Report on the implementation of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Policy Framework

May 25, 2017
​The Ministry of Education is conducting an online survey to encourage feedback and inform the development of the Third Progress Report on the implementation of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Policy Framework . This survey is intended to capture the successes and help to identify promising practices and opportunities...
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2017-18 Student Senators

May 19, 2017
​Congratulations to Maggie Parkinson and Nathalie de Rechter who have been selected as LKDSB Student Senators for 2017-18.
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Catherine Wilson Foundation Donation

May 19, 2017
Great Lakes Secondary School appreciates the generous donation from the Catherine Wilson Foundation in support of student scholarships, athletics, and the Catherine Wilson Library.
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2017 GLSS Student Art Show Award Recipients

May 16, 2017
​Great Lakes Secondary School had its first student art show.  With over 40 entries, eleven awards were presented on May 11.  "A n integral part of studying Visual Arts is learning and developing new skills, taking yourself out of your comfort zone and taking pride in what you have been able...
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Music Festival Results

May 10, 2017
Congratulations to the Music Department on their fantastic results at the Lambton County Music Festival.  2 Golds, 2 Silvers, 7 Firsts, 3 Seconds, and 1 Third. LCMF Results.pdf
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Great Lakes Musical Theatre

May 09, 2017
​ Great Lakes Musical Theatre is proud to present "Grease", May 11-13, 7 p.m.  Tickets are available from the main office or any cast member.
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LKDSB Parent Involvement Committee Event

May 09, 2017
​Staying Connected Well-Being Unplugged.  Wednesday, May 10, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Sarnia Education Centre Boardroom, 200 Wellington Street.
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GLSS Student Art Show

May 08, 2017
Please join us in celebrating our first ever GLSS Student Art Show!  Come out and celebrate our student's talents!  They have worked really hard to create innovative and creative artworks for you to enjoy.  There is also an opportunity for you to vote for your favourite artwork for the "People's Choice...
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Hosting an international student

April 11, 2017

​We are delighted to announce that our school will be welcoming international students from around the world this upcoming fall and we could use your help. The plan is for each of these students to live with a host family who will make them feel welcome, share our Canadian ways, and...
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Ministry of Education Funding Announcement

April 11, 2017
​The Ministry of Education has announced a $16 million capital investment for GLSS. Oct31_LKDSB_Ministry_Funding_Announcement.pdf Letter from Jim Costello, Director of Education

Contact

Great Lakes Secondary School
275 Wellington St, Sarnia, ON, N7T 1H1
519-336-0220
Principal: Paul Wiersma
Vice Principal: Jeremy Gower
Vice Principal: Caroline White
Bus Zone: 2BUS STATUS

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