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Father Michael Goetz Catholic Secondary School
"Take a risk. Get involved. Be committed."
  • Father Michael Goetz Catholic Secondary School
  • 330 Central Parkway West
  • Mississauga ON , L5B 3K6
  • Principal: Sharon Allegretto
  • Vice Principal(s): Kristen Priestner
    Ekwy Odozor

  • Superintendents: Dulcie Belchior
  • Trustee: Bruno Iannicca (Mississauga Ward 7)
    Stefano Pascucci (Mississauga Ward 4)
    Luz del Rosario (Mississauga Ward 6)
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Success Tips for High School Students

​​Student Success At Goetz


  1. Choose your courses wisely. 
    • For compulsory credits, choose a level of course (essential, applied, academic) that suits your abilities.  If you were failing or performing at a level 1 or 2 in a subject in elementary school, you generally should NOT be taking the academic level in that subject, especially for Math, Science and English (unless extraordinary circumstances stood in the way of your success at elementary). 
    • For elective credits, choose a level of course suited to your abilities and choose courses that best match your interests and talents.
  2. Follow the rules and expectations! 
    • Uniform 
    • School 
    • Classroom
  3. If you’re ever absent, be sure to catch up quickly.
  4. Do the work, especially if you do not want to!
    • Pay attention and participate in class.
    • Do the homework. 
    • Review class work regularly. 
    • Study for quizzes/ tests / exams. 
  5. Choose friends who attend class, do their class and homework and pass their courses! 
  6. Ask your teacher as soon as you need help.  
  7. If you’re struggling, get help; keep practising! 
  8. If you do fail a course, hopefully you have worked hard enough to at least get a final mark between 40-49%.  
    • That will make you eligible for a Summer School Make-Up course (2 weeks vs. 4 weeks for a full credit – for students who fail with under a 40%) or for Credit Recovery courses or Alternative Education credits. 
    • Catch up on any failed credits as soon as possible, ideally in summer school.

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