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Monday, September 25, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Halton Catholic Board Welcomes Parents & Students to Information Evenings
 



The Halton Catholic District School Board is pleased to host a variety of information sessions for parents and students to learn more about the programs and educational pathways available.​

Advanced Placement (AP) Information Evenings

Advanced Placement (AP) courses offer enhanced learning and university-level content to students in secondary school.

Parents and students in grades 7-9 who are interested in learning more about the AP Programme and application process are encouraged to attend one of the following information sessions listed below:

​Advanced Placement (AP) Information Evenings
Thursday, October 5, 2017, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 9, 2017, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School
​Thursday, October 26, 2017, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

New this school year 
~ Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School in Oakville is now offering the AP Programme!
 

To learn more about the Advanced Placement Programme visit our website, and visit AP Canada at: apcanada.collegeboard.org.​​​​​​​​​​​​

International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme Information Evening

Founded in 1968, the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme offers high quality and challenging educational courses to a worldwide community of schools.

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School will host an IB Information Evening on Thursday, October 19, 2017, beginning at 7:00 p.m. All grades 7 and 8 students and their parents interested in learning more about the IB Programme are encouraged to attend. Staff will be available to provide information about the registration process, and to answer any questions parents or students may have.

For more information about the International Baccalaureate Programme, visit our website​, and visit: www.ibo.org.  

Let's Talk About Pathways!

At the Grade 8 Parent Information Evenings scheduled this fall, parents and students can learn more about the various educational pathways available, leading to one of four destinations:  Apprenticeship, College, University, or Work.

Students and their parents are welcome to learn mo​re about the many regional programs available, and how to prepare for their chosen pathways: Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program (OYAP), Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM), Dual Credits, Specialty Programs and Cooperative Learning Opportunities.


Watch 'Let's Talk About Pathways!' video to learn more!

Visit the Pathways website and www.schooltocareer.ca website for details.

Grade 8 Parent Information Evenings

Grade 8 Parent Information Evenings are intended to ease the transition to secondary school for students entering grade 9 in September, 2018. These information sessions offer an overview of the grade 9 program, and provide an opportunity for grade 8 students and their parents to meet staff and tour the school.

Below is a schedule of upcoming Grade 8 Parent Information Evenings, according to Family of Schools: 

​Burlington Schools​ ​​Date & Time

Ascension Catholic Elementary School
Holy Rosary Catholic Elementary School, Burlington
St. John Catholic Elementary School, Burlington
St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School
St. Paul Catholic Elementary School
St. Raphael Catholic Elementary School



Thursday, October 19, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.

 

Corpus Christi Catholic Secondary School
Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Elementary School
St. Anne Catholic Elementary School
St. Christopher Catholic Elementary School
St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Elementary School

 



Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.

 

Canadian Martyrs Catholic Elementary School
St. Gabriel Catholic Elementary School
St. Mark Catholic Elementary School
St. Timothy Catholic Elementary School​

 



Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.
   

 

​North Halton Schools​ ​​Date & Time​

 

Holy Rosary Catholic Elementary School, Milton
Our Lady of Victory Catholic Elem​entary School
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Elementary School
St. Peter Catholic Elementary School​​

 



Thursday, November 2, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.
 
Holy Cross Catholic Elementary School
St. Brigid Catholic Elementary School
St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Elementary School
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Elementary School
St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School, Acton​

 


Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.


Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School
Guardian Angels Catholic Elementary School
Lumen Christi Catholic Elementary School
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Elementary School
Queen of Heaven Catholic Elementary School
St. Benedict Catholic Elementary School

 


Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.
 

 

​Oakville Schools ​​Date & Time​


Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School
Holy Family Catholic Elementary School
Our Lady of Peace Catholic Elementary School
St. Andrew Catholic Elementary School
St. John Catholic Elementary School, Oakville
St. Marguerite d'Youville Catholic​ Elementary School
St. Michael Catholic Elementary School​

 



Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.

 

St. Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Elementary School
St. Bernadette Catholic Elementary School
St. Gregory the Great Catholic Elementary School
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Elementary School
St. John Paul II Catholic Elementary School
St. Mary Catholic Elementary School
St. Matthew Catholic Elementary School​

 



Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.
 

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School
St. Dominic Catholic Elementary School
St. James Catholic Elementary School
St. Joseph Catholic Elementary School, Oakville
St. Luke Catholic Elementary School
St. Vincent Catholic Elementary School​


Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.
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The Halton Catholic District School Board is a model learning community, widely recognized as distinctively Catholic. A provincial leader in student achievement, HCDSB provides exceptional educational experiences and services to over 33,000 students of all ages. God’s call to love and to serve is nurtured across our 46 elementary schools, 9 secondary schools, and 3 continuing education facilities, serving the communities of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton, and Oakville. With a focus on Achieving, Believing, and Belonging, we provide our students and staff with the tools for realizing their fullest potential, while also instilling a life-long commitment to the community.

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Communications Officer
Halton Catholic District School Board
905-632-6314, ext. 246
bartuccia@hcdsb.org
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Administrator, Strategic Communications
Halton Catholic District School Board
905-632-6314, ext. 159
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