News and information for our graduating students will be posted here throughout the year. Check back frequently for updates!
Get Ready to Graduate - What should you do now?
Complete your Community Service Hours
Review your status sheet to ensure you have completed all graduation requirements (see Student Services if there is a concern)
Be aware of important dates and deadlines!
Fill out and submit your Grad Awards Application
Research programs, pre-requisites, jobs, apprenticeships for next year
Check your OUAC/OCAS account regularly for updates and offers of admission
To earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) you must:
Earn 30 credits including 18 compulsory and 12 electives
Pass the Grade 10 Literacy Test or Complete the Ontario Literacy Course
Complete 40 hours of community involvement activities
To apply to an Ontario College:
Earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma
Earn any prerequisite courses specific to the college program
Apply online through OCAS at ontariocolleges.ca
Complete and pay for application - check OCAS for due dates and cost and apply by February 1, 2018 to have equal consideration for program (application fee is $95.00 for five choices)
Review your status sheet (students will need the OEN number which is found on the status sheet for application purposes)
To apply to an Ontario University:
Earn an OSSD
Complete a minimum of six Grade 12 courses at the U and/or M level (including prerequisites). The minimum average of these 6 courses should be 70%, although many programs will require a higher average.
Get your PIN (password) from Student Services in late November
Apply online through OUAC at www.ouac.on.ca
Complete and pay for application by January 17, 2018. Application fee is $140.00 for three choices – additional choices are $47.00 each
To enter the World of Work
Update your Resume
Practice interviewing skills
Check web-sites, attend job fairs
Get out there and network
To take an Apprenticeship
Meet with your Guidance Counselor or Co-op Teacher to discuss the Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP) where students earn high school credits and hours towards their apprenticeships in a trade.