Please see a guidance counselor to find out about options for Night School at the beginning of each semester.
Summer School is available as new credit and upgrading during the month of July each summer. Class hours are Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Some students are eligible for transportation to and from the Summer School site. Forms will be available in Student Services in Mid-May
A dual credit is one that can be applied as both a secondary school credit and college elective credit.
In our Connecting to College Program, students attend Niagara College for a half-day four times a week earning two dual college/secondary credits. The student will also be enrolled in two more secondary school credits in an every- day half-day program at Holy Cross. There are a limited number of seats in the program for grade 12 students in their graduating year. Students must complete an application form that is submitted to Student Services and then sent to the School-College-Work representative at the school board.
Success is a program to support and assist students who are credit deficient and potential early leavers. The program provides flexibility in programming to meet student needs and may include credit recovery, dual credits, Pope Francis Centre and SAL.
The Success program is taught by a teacher. The programming of the course also includes: career exploration, individual assistance in learning skills, short term counseling, community partner support, community tours, active mentorship and systematic supports.
Through the NCDSB, prospective educators currently enrolled in a faculty of education program are made available to support classroom teachers and students in the areas of literacy and numeracy. The Tutors in the Classroom Program is conducted over both semesters.