Welcome back!

Access to a wide selection of novels, non-fiction resources, magazines, computers, as well as space to work on projects and homework.

Hours: 8:45 - 4:00

Closed 1 - 2 for Lunch

3:00 - 4:00 supervised Homework Haven as well as our Tutoring for Tuition - peer student tutoring program.

Want to expand your access to e-books, audio books, numerous magazines and journals!

For Free access to these resources and so much more - register for your NL public Library Card at https://nlpl.ca

Exams begins January 29th - February 5th, see link for the schedule below


Refer to the following for extra hints on effective studying habits


This Tuesday Night, November 28th, 2017

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm,

Chapters, Kenmount Road.

Bring your friends and family to do some early Christmas shopping while listening to various musical performances by our own WVH music students and view artwork from our very own artists as well.

20% of any regular priced merchandise purchased from Chapters will be donated to Waterford Valley’s Learning Commons. Great night of entertainment!

Welcome to our Learning Commons

We are open from 8:45 am - 3:20 pm Monday through Fridays.

Teacher Librarian - Michelle Hounsell

email: michellehounsell@nlesd.ca

Check out our first student newspaper here at WVH, an awesome job by our students.


News & Announcements

Happy New Year!!!

  • Exams will begin on Friday, January 20th and run until Friday, January 27th.

  • The deadline for the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador’s 12th Annual Heritage Places Poster Contest is FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2017.

Along with student prizes, the Overall Winner’s school will receive $750 and the 3 Runners-up’s schools will receive $300 each.

See further details in the Contests & Program section of this page.


Christmas Spirit Week - what's on the go!

December 14th - 21st

December 14th... Ugly Christmas Sweater Day & Hot Turkey Dinner in the Cafeteria and Cookie giveaway at lunch

December 15th ... Wear Flannel... Dodgeball Tournament at lunch

December 16th... Wear your favorite Christmas pjs... Dodgeball Tournament at lunch

December 19th... Semi formal day... Karaoke at lunch

December 20th ... Dress in Red, Green or White... Present wrapping contest at lunch, candy grams delivered in the afternoon

December 21st... Santa Hat day, Pancake Breakfast, Talent show

Chapter's Night

A Huge THANK YOU to everyone who made Chapters Night November 29th such a success. We had the place rockin with our awesome music students!

Just a few of our new resources bought from our Chapter's night fundraiser. More picture to come! Students and teachers don't forget to drop a note into the Commons or email if there is some book or a particular author you would like to see added to the WVH Collection.

2016 Provincial Teacher Librarian Conference

On November 23rd, Waterford Valley hosted the 2016 Provincial Teacher Librarian Conference we had 27 attending with 6 members attending via skype throughout the province. Beth Maddigan (MUN) spoke about current issues and research concerning establishing a Learning Commons. Thanks to the English school district and CDLI for their tech. support.

Our Commons is a

Flexible Physical & Virtual space

Co– Teaching space

Presentation and Meeting space

Showcase of student art

Independent and Collaborative work space for students and teachers during and after class time

A space which is reflects the WVH Community