WELCOME TO THE ST. JOSEPH SECONDARY SCHOOL GRADE 8 VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSIONS
* Please note: These Information Sessions are not live-streamed.
Interested in Registering for Grade Nine at St. Joseph Secondary School?
For students attending one of our six (6) feeder schools, guidance counsellors will be contacting the grade 8 teachers at your school in November to deliver the course calendars and registration packages.
- Our Lady of Good Voyage
- St. Bernadette
- St. Valentine
- St. Herbert
- St. David of Wales
- St. Raymond
Completed registration packages must be returned to the elementary school by early February.
Registration Package for Students New to Dufferin-Peel:
1) Download, complete, and return the package to the school beginning February 14th, 2022, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
2) When you arrive at the front doors of the school please call: 905 812 1376 and choose option #2. The Guidance Department will be happy to meet you to receive the application.
3) Vice Principals will reach out to parents all applicants to discuss the transition to grade 9 at St. Joseph S.S.
4) All applicants will be asked to submit proof of payment of their $65 school activity fee by using the link below and following these steps:
i) Look for, "Who are you purchasing this for?" - unclick the checkmark beside "myself" and type in the Student's Name
ii) Click Add to Cart and Click Continue.
iii) Check out as a guest (or click to register if you wish).
iv) Follow the instructions to complete the payment process.
v) Print a copy of your receipt and attach it to your registration package.
AP REGISTRATION FOR SEPTEMBER 2022 IS NOW CLOSED.
An announcement from the Guidance Department: (See Latest Updates Below)
During this difficult time, we would like to ensure that the Guidance Department remains available to our students. We will do this in the following ways.
They include sending out information through Myblueprint. Also, we hope to be able to update the St. Joseph S.S. website regularly.
We will also be sharing information through our Instagram page at: joesguidance, and twitter at @stjoesss. Please follow us.
Also, each counsellor has created their own Google Classroom page. Please join the classroom of your respective counsellor using the codes listed below. If you are not aware,
your counsellor is assigned according to the first letter of your last name. Information and documents will be posted through Google Classroom.
Google Classroom Code
A-E Vasile 3uf5sr6
F-L Palmieri goyyt4w
M-R Robitaille mfxpczn
If you wish to discuss your academics, please reach out to us through our emails. Please be sure to provide a telephone number that you can be reached at.
Child Youth Worker:
Ms. Caffrey - firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Success Teacher:
Ms. Meleca: email@example.com
Please check the various accounts regularly for updates. We know you have many questions and we hope to answer them when the answers become available to us from the Ministry of Education or from our Board Administration.
Stay well, have patience, and have faith.
Other Important Documents:
Passwords: Changes, Set Up and/or Reset
Attention students who may need a password reset or who are new to our school and do not have a log in and password for our system.
If this applies to you, please contact
firstname.lastname@example.org in order to have it reset or to be given a brand new log in and password. Or please call 905.812.1376 x 74165, or 74135, or 74190.
To drop or change a course you must download the course change form, have your parents sign it and send it to the appropriate counsellor.
Students Taking Private school Courses
If you are taking private school courses and you need those courses to graduate, you MUST ask your private school to email us a pdf copy of your report card once you complete the course. It MUST come from the private school directly to us, not from the student. Please have them forward the report card to your guidance counsellor's e-mail found above.
Your private school is responsible for uploading your marks to OCAS and/or OUAC.
Please visit the following DPCDSB Link for FAQ's and answers:
Welcome to the Guidance and Career Education Department
The Guidance and Career Education department at St.Joseph Secondary School is available to assist students and parents in our community with academic, personal and career planning. Our site provides information and links that are designed to assist you in these three areas. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our department at 905-812-1376, ext. 74181.
Mr. P. Vasile
Mrs. S. Palmieri
Mr. G. Robitaille (SHSM Coordinator)
Mrs. D. Macri-Lee
Mrs. M. Ventura, Guidance Secretary
Ms. D. Caffrey
Mr. H. Jivraj
Mrs. T. Meleca
Child and Youth Worker
Student Success Teacher
COMMUNITY SERVICE VOLUNTEER HOURS
In order to graduate, you must perform 40 hours of community service. If you are unsure of what would qualify, see your guidance counsellor PRIOR to your volunteer experience. All hours must be documented and signed off on by the recieving organization. See below to access the link to download your student passport.
CLICK HERE FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS PASSPORTS AND PARENT INFORMATION
For further information on our department, click on our brochure:
Guidance and Career Education Brochure
New To the Country?
Visit the site to view a document that helps you understand the high school system.