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St. Paul Catholic Secondary School
  • St. Paul Catholic Secondary School
  • 815 Atwater Avenue
  • Mississauga ON , L5E 1L8
  • Principal: Peter Cusumano
  • Vice Principal(s): Tiziana Klin

  • Superintendents: Dulcie Belchior
  • Trustee: Mario Pascucci (Mississauga Ward 1)
    Bruno Iannicca (Mississauga Ward 7)
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Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM)


Specialist High School Major (SHSM) is a ministry-approved specialized program that allows students to focus their learning on a specific economic sector while meeting the requirements to graduate from secondary school. It also assists in their transition after graduation to apprenticeship training, college, university or the workplace.

St.Paul’s offers a SHSM in  Energy.

Pursuing an SHSM enables students to:

• Customize their secondary school education to suit their interests and talents

• Develop specialized knowledge and skills

• Earn credits that postsecondary educational institutions and the sector recognize

• Gain sector-recognized certification and career-relevant training

• Develop Essential Skills and work habits documented through the Ontario Skills Passport

• Identify, explore and refine career goals and make informed decisions about their future

• Remain flexible, with the option to shift between pathways, should their goals and plans change.

Students who successfully complete a SHSM receive:

• an Ontario Secondary School Diploma with an embossed red seal

• an SHSM Record documenting his/her achievement

• formal recognition on his/her Ontario Student Transcript.

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