in our 125th year, our present compliment of approximately 1950 staff and
students believe in a high degree of commitment to both school and community.
We value an educational environment where students can learn and achieve
both academic and co-curricular excellence.
GDHS has a wide variety of programs and courses available to its students.
These programs prepare students for university, colleges, apprenticeships
and school-to-work transition programs. GDHS is an International Baccalaureate
World School. It is also home to the Ontario Youth Apprentice Program
for the following: Carpentry and Cabinet Making; Hairstyling and Esthetics;
and Transportation. GDHS also has the following High Skills Major Programs:
Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Tourism; The Environment (EARTH); Transportation;
and Justice, Community Safety and Emergency Services (HELP). GDHS has
an excellent Life Skills Program and a Centre Program. And finally, GDHS
has a French Immersion Program, a Program for the Gifted, and a transition
program for grade 8 students called LEAP.
We have a demonstrated record of achieving excellence in the field of
academics, technology, athletics and the arts. We are the “Home
of the Rebels” and take pride in all we do!