E-Learning Opt Out
Ministry of Education Update for eLearningOn February 1, 2022 the Ministry of Education issued the Policy and Procedures Memorandum (PPM 167) regarding the Online learning graduation requirement. Beginning with the cohort of students who entered Grade 9 in the 2020-21 school year, all students must earn a minimum of two online learning credits as part of the requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma unless they have been opted out or exempted in accordance with the processes described in the memorandum (PPM167).Adult learners entering the Ontario secondary school system in 2023-24 or later will also be required to meet this graduation requirement unless they opt themselves out of the requirement in accordance with the processes described in this memorandum. The complete memorandum can be accessed in the link provided herein, for your perusal. Policy/Program Memorandum 167
In order to opt of the online learning graduation requirement, please complete the ‘Opt out of Online Learning Form’. A copy is available on the website, and submit it to the main office. This form must be re-submitted annually.
All students who are considering eLearning courses, please visit https://www3.dpcdsb.org/programs-services/elearning for some of the following frequently asked questions:
- What is eLearning (online graduation requirement) and how does it differ from other course types?
- What are the benefits of online/eLearning?
- What are programs or course deliveries that would not be eligible for the online learning graduation requirement?
For a list of courses that will be available in 2022-23 please visit https://www3.dpcdsb.org/programs-services/elearning/getting-started
Students are encouraged to review the ‘Steps’ to considering eLearning and speak to their Guidance Counsellor for more information and registration information.
Catholic School Council Meetings
October 6th 2021 @ 7:00pm
November 24th 2021 @ 6:30pm
January 19th 2022 @ 6:30pm
March 23rd 2022 @ 6:30pm
May 18th 2022 @ 6:30pm
If you are interested in attending any of the school council meeting dates, please email the principal Maria Locicero at firstname.lastname@example.org for the virtual link.
OSSLT Information 2021-2022
OSSLT Assessment 2021-2022.pdf
OSSLT Resources 2021-2022
OSSLT Trailer Video
Practice Test - Online Version
Overview of Test Structure for Students
Test Prep and Well-Being Strategies for Students
Test Accessibility Tools Videos (Accessibility options are available for all students)
1. Introduction & Tool Exploration
2. The Listen Tool
3. The Zoom In & Zoom Out Tool
4. The Line Reader Tool
5. High Contrast
6. The Annotation Tools
7. Rough Notes
8. Flagged Questions
Reading Strategy Videos for Students
1. Understanding Unfamiliar Words #1
2. Understanding Unfamiliar Words #2
3. Understanding Unfamiliar Words #3
School Cash Online
School Screening Tool Kit 2020-12-11.pdf
Covid-19 Symptoms Flowchart for Isolation
COVID-19 Symptoms Flowchart for Isolation-Ministry of Health.pdf
Mental Health Resources
Upcoming Workshops and Webinars
Tips For Parents: Signs and Symptoms of Child and Youth Mental Health
We have set up a school email account for you to post questions. Please use link below. We will do our best to respond in a timely fashion. Thank you for your continued support and understanding.
Duty to Report
As part of the board's Strategic System Plan 2014-2019, when the safety of a child or youth may be at risk, the board collaborates with the Peel Children's Aid Society in Mississauga and Brampton, and the Dufferin Child and Family Services in Caledon and Orangeville. To learn more about the Duty to Report for all school staff, please refer to the attached document.
Duty to Report - Sept 2019.pdf
Cannabis Legalization Communications
Attached is the DPCDSB one-page Community Information Bulletin regarding recreational cannabis legalization. Cannabis Legalization will take effect this Wednesday, October 17.
This important communication initiative attempts to address what parents/guardians and caregivers need to know.
2018 Cannabis Community Information Bulletin v3.pdf