Graduation Information

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

  • 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

  • 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.