Lent is a time of spiritual renewal and great anticipation. While many view this liturgical season as solemn time, especially as we remember the agony of Jesus’ passion, it is also a time of hope. It was through Christ’s ultimate sacrifice, death on the cross, that we are promised the fullness of salvation. As people of the resurrection, we will spend the next 40 days ... Continue reading "The Season of Lent is Upon Us…"
On March 30th, grade 10 and some grade 11 students will write the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT). This is a graduation requirement and the passing score is 300/400 points.
To help our students prepare, there will be some opportunities for instruction and practice of the key skills evaluated on the test provided at school:
1.) Teachers of all grade ... Continue reading "Getting Ready for the OSSLT- Again!"
Semester 1 exams will take place Jan. 27 – Feb. 2. Exam review day will take place Monday, Feb. 6 in the morning.Students are encouraged to use some time over the Christmas break to get organized and plan their exam study schedule.
Semester 1 exams are fast approaching! Students are encouraged to use some of the Christmas Break to get organized and plan out their studying. Exams will be scheduled using the Period by day exam model. This means that students will have their Period 1 class exam on Day 1, their Period 2 class exam on Day 2, and so on. Some hands-on classes (art, tech, ... Continue reading "Study Skills & Exam Prep"
Guidance counsellors will be visiting all Gr. 11 P2 classes this week to speak to students about what they need to be doing over the next 2 months to prepare for Gr. 12 course selection.
All students (especially those in Grades 11 and 12!) and their parents/guardians are invited to attend our annual Post Secondary Pathways Fair this Thursday from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. It is never too early to start researching and planning!
Grade 11s …you need to start your research in order to prepare for course selection in February 2017.