HCDSB grade 12 students experienced School Within a College (SWAC) in their 2nd semester during the 2016-2017 school year. From February to June, 2017, students in the program experienced college life at the Mohawk-Stoney Creek campus, taking courses in the trades, and obtaining credits towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma. The program is […]

Working With Community Partners to Explore Pathways

  On Thursday, May 25th, 62 grade 5 students from St. Joan of Arc School participated in an experiential learning opportunity at Ikea’s Burlington store. The event was created to help our students fulfill the requirements of the Ministry’s Creating Pathways to Success document. The focal point of the day […]

7th Annual Student Success Conference

This past spring, the Halton Catholic DSB hosted its 7th Annual Student Success Conference at the Oakville Conference Centre. More than 1000 students, staff and parents walked in and explored a variety of career fields, volunteer opportunities, post-secondary and trade booths to help with their pathways planning. All participating schools […]

Float your cardboard boat!

On Tuesday, January 26th, 12grade 8 students and 2 teachers from Ascension School in Burlington participated in the Skills Ontario Cardboard Boat Race and Video Challenge. ‘Skills Ontario is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the skilled trades and technologies. For over 20 years, Skills Ontario has been hosting Cardboard […]

New SHSM Programs for 2015-2016

The Halton Catholic DSB is excited to introduce three new Specialists High Skills Major Programs for the 2015-2016 academic year. You will find the brand new SHSM Programs at the following Catholic secondary schools: Not For Profit SHSM at Assumption high school Sports SHSM at Assumption high school Manufacturing SHSM […]

Grade 8 Parent Information Evenings

Check out one of local secondary schools Grade 8 Parent Information Evenings: Assumption CSS (Burlington) – Thursday, October 29th at 6pm Bishop Reding CSS (Milton) – Thursday, November 5th at 6pm Christ the King CSS (Georgetown) – Thursday, November 12th at 6pm Corpus Christi CSS (Burlington) – Thursday, November 12th […]