SAT Prep for students applying to American Colleges/Universities

The SAT is for students in grades 9-12 interested in applying to American colleges and universities as most accept the SAT as part of their admission process. This comprehensive course helps students prepare for the PSAT or SAT by helping them learn powerful test-taking strategies and develop the necessary math, reading, grammar, and writing skills to increase test scores and achieve their admission goals.

Upcoming SAT Prep Classes:

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Private instruction is also available, for further details or support, call us at 416-200-7728.

Virtual US College Connect 2021 - Navigating the US College Admissions Process Event:

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Workshop - Planning and Funding Post Secondary Education

 

PARENT & STUDENT WORKSHOP - PLANNING AND FUNDING POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION

The entire family can attend with the purchase of a family ticket. It is a two-hour session with a Q&A period at the conclusion of the presentation. Jane Kristoffy of Right Track Educational Services, and Glenda Healy, are two experienced educators and parents. They have kids in high school and university who have won scholarships and gained admittance into their first-choice programs.


Jane talks about setting goals grade-by-grade in high school, career awareness, tips to get into competitive programs, and application strategies. Glenda talks about the cost of school and the various means to pay for it, including scholarships and bursaries (where to find them, application tips, how to prepare for them, etc.). They share experiences, examples, and anecdotes.


Parents can PURCHASE A FAMILY TICKET for any of the dates below. 


School Clubs

School Clubs are back! If students are interested in starting a club, please fill out the Club Proposal FormAdmin. will then meet with the students to discuss their club ideas. 

Clubs may run virtually or if it is possible to socially distance, they may run in person. Masks should be worn during all in-person meetings at all times.

Students are asked to submit the Club Proposal Form no later than 12:00 noon on September 27th.

The Club Fair will be on Monday, October 4th or October 5th (rain day) - outside the front of the school during lunch at 11:20 am.

Indigenous Languages and International Languages - Secondary Credit Programs


York Region School Board offers a Secondary Credit Program for Indigenous and/or International Languages. Please see the link below for more information regarding this program.

All program updates will be made on the Board ILIL program homepage.

Update from Guidance: Ontario University Fairs

 

Virtual Events Hosted by Ontario Universities

  • Saturday, September 25, 12-2 pm (ET)
  • Tuesday, October 26, 5-7 pm (ET)

All Ontario universities will participate in these virtual events.
The events are free and anyone may attend – no pre-registration required.

Each event will be divided up into four 30-minute sessions,
where students can learn about the universities of their choice and ask questions.

Please visit www.ontariouniversitiesfair.ca for more information.

Parent Council Meeting Link

Thank you to all who attended our first Parent Council meeting of the school year. For those who were unable to attend, please see the recording on our
school website.



School Council Chair

If you are interested in serving as School Council Chair, please complete the attached PDF document. 

Completed forms should be emailed to ann.pace@yrdsb.ca

Important Dates: First Semester Highlights


  • Sept. 22: School Council 7pm Virtual Meeting
  • Oct. 22: Distribution of Interim Reports
  • Oct. 27: Parent Interviews 6-8 pm
  • Nov. 3: TOKTW Day (Tentative)
  • Nov. 11: Term 2 Starts (Important to Civics/Careers students)
  • Nov. 17: Midterm Reports (Sent to students' GAPPS account)
  • Nov. 19: Professional Activity Day
  • Dec. 20- 31: Winter Holidays
  • Exams: January 25-31 (TBD)

School Council Meeting

Please join us virtually this Wednesday, September 22nd at 7pm for our first School Council Meeting of the 2021-22 School Year. If you are interested in serving as School Council Chair, please complete the attached PDF document.

Grade 9 parents who were unable to join our Parent Information session can view the recording on our website.

Join Zoom Meeting

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Sports Teams

Currently, there are openings for the Girl's Golf Team and The Cross Country Team.

The Cross Country Team practices will be starting next week. If you are interested in joining either team, please contact Ms. Madill at robin.madill@yrdsb.ca