Senior School Update

June 9, 2022

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, June 21: Grade 11 OBA Induction Dinner, 5:00 PM. Details below,

Wednesday, June 22: Grade 11 Graduation Ceremony, 5:00 - 7:00 PM, Coristine Hall: Full uniform required for grads including school blazer, dress shirt, Grade 11 tie, dress pants, dress shoes. Reception from 7:00 - 7:30 PM under the tent in the Guzzo Family Yard.

Need To Know

June Exams: The June exam schedule is here. Students should read and follow these protocols for writing June exams.

Grade 11 OBA Induction Dinner: the Class of 2022 will be inducted into the Old Boys’ Association (OBA) and receive their Old Boy ties at a dinner on Tuesday, June 21 in Coristine Hall from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Full school uniform including school blazer, school shirt and tie. Attendance is required for all Grade 11s.

English Summer Reading for students entering Grade 9-11 2022-2023.

Grade 9: The Marrow Thieves - Cherie Dimaline

Grade 10: Escape from Camp 14 - Blaine Harden

Grade 11: Educated - Tara Westover

More information to follow next week.

LECTURE D’ÉTÉ Français for students entering Grade 9-11 2022-2023.

Liste lecture été 2022-2023

Lecture d'été - consignes par niveau (2022-2023)

Pour de plus amples informations ou des précisions, veuillez contacter Mme Guillet (

Results are in for Senior Math Contests: Senior School announced the results of three contests organized by the University of Waterloo, Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing, which were written online before March Break. Read more.

Students dedicate their efforts to Extracurricular Activities

Extracurricular Activity ties are given out to honour and recognize students for their outstanding performance in their ECAs at Selwyn House. Read more and see photos.

Rugby team captures GMAA championship: The Juvenile Rugby Team won the GMAA championship on Friday, June 3, with all of Senior School in attendance at Rutherford Field. The Gryphons triumphed over Châteauguay Valley Regional High School, who came into the game undefeated. Under the tutelage of coaches Stephanie Lynam and Kirk Brydges, the Gryphons found a way to score two additional tries to bring the final score 28-14, avenging their loss against the Spartans during the season opener. For photos from the game click here. Watch highlights from the game.

Argyle Shop/School Uniform Announcement: Please visit our Argyle Shop webpage to review the Dress Code and buying guides before September. We strongly encourage parents to shop on our online store. If required, families can make appointments to visit the Argyle Shop in August using the link that will be on the Argyle Shop webpage by June 20. Please note: The Argyle Shop will be closed June 21-July 13, no orders will be processed during this time.
Parent Volunteer Thank you: This past Wednesday, June 8, Selwyn House hosted a celebration for the Selwyn House parents who have donated countless hours of their time to planning and executing many programs at the school. These programs would not have been possible without you and we are continuously grateful for all of the effort and passion that you put into our school. Merci! Gracias! Danke! Grazie! Obrigado! Shukran! 谢谢 !
Parent Thank You

Student Leadership & Experiential Education

Leadership Conferences for Next Year: Next year, we hope to have more opportunities for students to attend leadership conferences/camps as organizations begin to open up in-person events again. Information for these opportunities will be sent out at the start of the 2022-23 school year, and students will need to apply for the conferences. Currently, we are planning to take 12 students to the Ontario Student Leadership Conference (OSLC) in Niagara Falls, Ontario from November 6-8, 2022. This conference is open to Grades 9-11. There may also be an opportunity to attend a CAIS Student Leadership Conference in the spring for Grade 10 students.

Senior School Student Leaders for 2022-23: In April and May, the students in grades 8-10 and Middle and Senior staff voted for their student leaders for next year. We would like to introduce the student leaders to our school community:

  • Prefects (Grade 11): Yusuf Afif, William Carvalho-Guertin, Liborio Ciccarello, Max Depatie, James Downey, Nate Mitelman, Lambros Papadopoulos, and Yikai (Ken) Zhao

  • House Heads (Grade 10): Nicolas Capolicchio (Macaulay), Luca Kestenband (Speirs), Jack Salkovitz (Wanstall), and Benjamin Vineberg (Lucas)

  • House Representatives (Grade 9): Ryan Boucetta (Wanstall), Andrew Carsley (Lucas), Nicholas Cesta (Macaulay), and Shen Hudon (Speirs)

Grad 2022 Hoodies Have Arrived! Grade 11 students who ordered a Grad 2022 hoodie should come to the Student Life Centre to pick it up before or after their exam. They must see Ms. Torry or Ms. Segal to verify their size before they can take their hoodie.


To review the Covid-19 precautions and protocols please visit our Covid Corner webpage.

Summer Camps at SHS: The updated Summer Camps and Programs

Important Dates 2022-2023: For the Important Dates for the next school year - click here.

Èducation Québec Online Services: Students in Grade 10 and 11 can access their Ministry transcript online using this link (or link in French) It is best if the student creates the account for himself as there can only be one account for each permanent code. Each student's permanent code can be found on his report card. The student file number that is also required to create an account will be emailed to you from our Registrar's Office. For further assistance, contact Ms. Poulin.

Lost and Found: Please check Lost and Found outside of Coristine Hall.


Children Vaccinations (Non-Covid) Vaccinations for students 7-17 years old (Hepatitis A and B, meningococcal serogroup C, HPV, MMR, DPT): you can visit the Clicsanté website to make an appointment.

Social Media:

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