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Secondary Guidance

This year has been a little different for all of us, and we know that many of you are working hard while trying to adjust to this new school year. Although we miss the student presence within our school, your health and safety remains our number one priority. So while we cannot see you in person on a regular basis, we hope that this website will provide you with all the information, guidance, and support you will need as we continue with distance learning.

Announcements

OUAC Fall Collection Period:

Grade 12 final marks from Quad 1 will be submitted to OUAC on the week of November 16th

End of Quad 1:
  • November 6th will mark the end of the first quadmester

  • The second quadmester will begin on November 12th

University of Toronto Virtual Presentation
  • Monday, November 2nd 2020 @ 1pm

  • Invited students will be sent a registration link within the next week. 

  • Students MUST register for this event in order to participate in the presentation

University of Waterloo Virtual Presentation
  • Wednesday, October 28th 2020 @ 1pm

  • Invited students will be sent a registration link within the next week

  • Students MUST register for this event in order to participate in the presentation

Academic Support

Course Transfer Deadlines
  • For each quadmester, students may transfer into a course NO LATER than two weeks after the start date.

  • After the two-week point, students will need the permission of the guidance counsellor or the principal.

Course Withdrawal Deadlines
  • For each quadmester, students will have the first two weeks to withdraw from any course without going through the official course withdrawal process.

  • If students wish to drop a course after the first two weeks of the quadmester start date, they must submit a formal request to the Guidance office and complete a Course Withdrawal Form (to be provided by the guidance counsellor).

  • Students who are under 18 years of age must also have a parent/guardian sign the form.

  • Please note that students will not be officially withdrawn from a course until the Course Withdrawal Form is completed, signed, and returned to the Guidance office. 

Community Service Hours
  • Secondary School students must complete 40 hours of community service in order to earn their OSSD.​

  • Students who wish to participate in a volunteer opportunity may obtain a Community Service Hours form from the Guidance office.​

  • Any completed Community Service Hours forms must be submitted to the Guidance office no later than Friday, May 28th in order to be process and approved by the school.

ELL Support Program
  • At Century, we understand that the transition to a new life, a new country, and a new school can be difficult; these are just a few challenges that many of our international students face. Learning a new language and becoming fluent in English takes time, patience, and support from our teachers. ​

  • Therefore, beginning in quadmester 1, all ELL students will be provided with support during Period 5. Throughout this student-centered program, students work with their ELL teachers to practise and prepare for their other courses. Students will also be taught strategies on how to overcome language hurdles when studying other subjects.​

  • Students who are interested in joining the ELL support program can contact the guidance office or reach out to their ELL teachers. See below for our weekly ELL support schedule.

 

University & College

 

Important Dates

November 20th

Deadline for the OUAC to receive all midterm/final grades available for 4U/M courses from Ontario high schools. Schools may report interim grades for full-year courses as soon as they are available.

January 15th, 2021

Deadline to apply for university on OUAC.

 
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