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Nut Policy

March 02, 2018
​There are both students and staff at WDSS 7-8 who have allergies to nuts and products containing nuts(peanuts and tree nuts). To make the school environment as safe as possible, please refrain from bringing products containing nuts to the school. We do not claim that WDSS 7-8 is a "nut free"...

Lambton County Science Fair

March 02, 2018
​The Lambton County Science Fair is taking place on Friday, April 13th and Saturday, April 14th at Lambton College. If your son or daughter are interested in this exciting opportunity to showcase their understanding of fundamental concepts such as Matter, Energy, Systems and Interactions, Structure and Functions, Sustainability and Stewardship, and...

PEO Impromptu Design Competition

February 08, 2018
​As part of National Engineering Month, the Chatham-Kent Chapter of Professional Engineers of Ontario is sponsoring two Impromptu Design Competitions: Junior(Grades 7&8) and Senior(Grades 9-12). Teams of up to 4 students will compete to design the best prototype to complete a given task. The date of the competition is Saturday, March...

Inclement Weather

February 08, 2018
​Inclement weather may result in the cancellation of transportation. When transportation services are cancelled, schools will remain open, unless stated otherwise by the Director of Education. If buses are cancelled in the morning due to snow or freezing rain, buses will not run in the afternoon. If fog causes a cancellation...

Cold Weather

January 19, 2018
​Please make sure your child is dressed appropriately for the cold weather. Coats, jackets, hats, gloves, and boots are needed when we go outdoors. However, when indoors, please ensure your child has the appropriate indoor footwear which is free of dirt and debris.

Snow Days at WDSS

January 19, 2018
​When it snows, WDSS is open. The only time WDSS is closed is when the LKDSB closes all its schools or we have no power, water, or heat; then, it will be announced by way of the media and on the LKDSB website. If you hear school buses are cancelled, we...

Chess Club

October 20, 2017

The Chess Club meets each Wednesday at second break. Any students who are interested in playing chess are welcomed, even if you have never played. Some students will be invited to the Chatham-Kent Regional Chess Tournament in the Spring. ​

Student Safety

October 20, 2017

In the morning, students enter through the North West entrance of WDSS 7-8 which is off of Selkirk Street.  After 9:15 a.m., all students must enter through the front door of WDSS on Elgin Street.  The WDSS 7-8 doors are locked during the day to ensure student safety. If you...

Supervision of Students

October 20, 2017

It is our intention to provide a safe environment for the students during the school day.  Please note there is no formal outside supervision of students prior to 9:00 a.m.  Teacher supervision outside starts at 9:00 a.m. ​