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St. Joseph Secondary School
"Be Not Afraid...Come Follow Me!"
905.812.1376
  • St. Joseph Secondary School
  • 5555 Creditview Road
  • Mississauga ON , L5V 2B9
  • Principal: Rosina Ariganello
  • Vice Principal(s): Bill Welch
    David Parisotto


  • Superintendents: Silvana Gos
  • Trustee: Luz del Rosario (Mississauga Ward 6, 11)
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Grade 8 and Pre-AP OPEN HOUSE at ST. JOSEPH SECONDARY SCHOOL
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Grade 8 student's and parents interested in the Advanced Placement Program are asked to attend our Grade 8 and Pre-AP Open House on October 19th, 2022 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the cafeteria.

In case you missed it. Here is the link to our slide show:

For the AP Slideshow, visit the Advanced Placement Program Page​​​

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Interested in Registering for Grade 9 at St. Joseph Catholic Secondary School?

Students interested in applying to the Pre-AP Program are asked to visit the Advanced Placement Program Page located under the Guidance/Courses Tab.​

Registration for:

DUFFERIN-PEEL STUDENTS

A) Feeder School Students

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 instructions.

Our Lady of Good Voyage      St. Bernadette 

St. Valentine                            St. Herbert 

St. David of Wales                   St. Raymond

Completed registration packages must be signed and returned to the elementary school by January 23rd, 2023.

Please include:           

i) Course Summary Chart – with choices clearly marked

ii) Secondary School Religious Expectations and Requirements Form                                  

iii) Network User Application and Agreement Form

iv) Personal Electronic Device Used With Wi-Fi Network Student Agreement Form

v) Student Activity Fee Proof of Payment

vi) myBlueprint Course Verification Form

vii) Opt-Out Form

​Contact your Grade 8 teacher for more details

  
B) Non-Feeder Dufferin-Peel Students

Please download and complete the following steps:

1. School Sign Off Sheets:

Final Signoff Sheets September 2023.pdf

2. Student Activity Fee Payment: 
School Cash Online Instructions DP.pdf

E-mail COMPLETED DOCUMENTS in ONE tojoessguidance@dpcdsb.org
between Monday, February 20th and February 24th, 2023.

Please include:              
i) Course Summary Chart – with choices 
clearly marked

ii) Secondary School Religious Expectations and Requirements Form

iii) Network User Application and Agreement Form

iv) Personal Electronic Device Used With Wi-Fi Network Student Agreement Form

v) Student Activity Fee Proof of Payment

Our Guidance Secretary will contact you with next steps.

 
STUDENTS NEW TO DUFFERIN-PEEL

(from other  school boards)

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS:

1)     Please click on the link below to visit the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board site and complete the on-line registration. 

CLICK HERE --> Dufferin-Peel Online Registration

2)     Vice Principals will reach out to parents of all applicants to discuss the transition to St. Joseph S.S.

3)     Successful candidates will be directed by administration to complete the final step in their application.​

​​​View the following video for additional support on how to apply: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Z​V00m7o9oE


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.

The Guidance Department is available to you in a number of ways:
 
They include sending out information through Myblueprint, sharing of 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.

GUIDANCE COUNSELLORS

ALPHA
​ 
Name
​​Google 
Classroom
Code

​​Extension

​​E-L
​Mrs. S.Palmieri

​​goyyt4w

74183


A-B and M-R

Mr.
G. Robitaille

(SHSM Coordinator)
​​

mfxpczn​


74186

​​C-D and S-Z
Mrs.
D. Macri-Lee​


​24jm4vk

​74184

Students wishing to book an appointment with their counsellor are asked to do so via e-mail. Please provide details about your issue so that your counsellor can prepare to meet with you. 

Parents can also reach out to us through email. Please be sure to provide details of your concern and a telephone number that you can be reached at.
 
Guidance Secretary:
Mrs. M. Ventura: Marie.Ventura@dpcdsb.org

Student Success Teacher:
Ms. Meleca: Tonya.Meleca@dpcdsb.org

Other Support Staff

​Name​​​

Mr. H. Jivraj 


Ms. Gavito 


Mrs. T. Meleca​


Ms. Messina

​Position​​​

Social Worker


Settlement Worker


Student Success Teacher


Child & Youth Worker

​Extension​

74131


74173


74196


74187

 
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 john.lepage@dpcdsb.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.

 
Course Drop/Change
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.
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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:

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE V​​OLUNTEER 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 Educatio​n Brochure

New To the Country?

CLICK HERE to visit t​he site to view a document that helps you understand the high school system. 

 

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