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Grade Level Information


Grade 9 Information

There are a variety of events that Holy Cross hosts for Grade 9 students that are designed to help them and their families transition to high school.

In addition to some of the following events, students are welcome to make appointments with a counselor in Student Services to discuss academic, career, personal or attendance issues.

Career Cruising and Planner Demonstration - Download PDF

How to Make a Student Appointment - Download PDF

Grade 9 BBQ and Orientation Day - Download PDF

Grade 9 Curriculum Night - Download PDF

Take Our Kids to Work - www.becniagara.ca

Grade 10 Information

Ontario Secondary School Literacy Requirement

Education Quality and accountability Office for information on the OSSLT - http://www.eqao.com

Planning for Grade 11 and 12 - Download PDF

Grade 11 Information

Grade 11 Students (along with their parents) are strongly encouraged to make an appointment with a Guidance Counselor to review postsecondary plans and ensure grade 11 and 12 course selections will meet the college and university prerequisites for their programs of choice.

The optimal time would be at the end of Grade 10 or in September/October of their Grade 11 year.

Grade 11 Pathway Planning Presentation - Download PDF

Grade 12 Information

Graduation Events and Details - Download PDF

Planning for Postsecondary - Download PDF

Graduation Profile - Download PDF

Catholic Graduate Expectations

This image of the learner was developed by the Institute for Catholic Education in consultation with representatives of the Catholic community across Ontario in 1998.

The life roles, knowledge, skills and attitudes outlined below describe the distinctive expectations that the Catholic community has for graduates of Catholic secondary schools. These expectations are based on research which identified current and future educational goals and priorities across the province and enhance the expectations of the Ontario Ministry of Education and Training as outlined in provincial curriculum documents.

The Graduate is Expected to be:

  • A Discerning Believer Formed in the Catholic Faith Community
  • An Effective Communicator
  • A Reflective and Creative Thinker
  • A Self-Directed, Responsible, Life Long Learner
  • A Collaborative Contributor
  • A Caring Family Member
  • A Responsible Citizen