Norwell District Secondary School
|Norwell District Secondary School|
135 Cumberland St.
|School type||Public, High school|
|Motto||Qui se vincit fortiter stat|
(He who conquers himself stands strong)
|School board||Upper Grand District School Board|
|Area trustee||Bruce Shieck|
|Colour(s)||red, black, white|
|Team name||Varsity Reds|
Norwell District Secondary School, formerly known as Palmerston High School, and often simply called Norwell or NDSS, is a mid-sized composite high school located in Palmerston, Ontario. The school serves an area of approximately 500 km², including the communities of Palmerston, Harriston, Drayton, Clifford, Moorefield, Rothsay, and for French Immersion, students from more distant towns such as Mount Forest. Most students (over 90%) are bused in.
- Family Studies
- Guidance/Career Studies
- Physical Education
- Science (and CELP)
- Special Education/Alternative Education
Extracurricular activities and clubs
Cut the Mic, formerly known as Infrasonic, is an annual event at Norwell, usually held in April. Bands and musicians within the school perform for the community.