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Online Distance Learning Program

July 5th – July 29th, 2021

8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

HIF1OI: Exploring Family Studies is a summer school credit course for grade 8 students currently attending a WCDSB elementary school who will be entering grade 9 at Waterloo Catholic Secondary Schools in September 2021.

Learn how individuals relate to others, how to manage resources, and how to become responsible members of society. Explore adolescent development and develop interpersonal, decision-making, and practical skills related to daily life. Learn about the diverse ways in which families function in Canada and use research skills to explore topics related to individual and family needs and resources.

Students are expected to commit to a 30 hour work week with flexibility worked into the distance learning platform delivery.

 

Contacts:

Monsignor Doyle & St. Benedict Family of Schools:
Jennifer Ertel – jennifer.ertel@wcdsb.ca

Resurrection, St. David & St. Mary’s Family of Schools:
Darryn Stere – darryn.stere@wcdsb.ca

 

REGISTER FOR BRIDGE TO SUCCESS

 

WCDSB students who will begin grade 9 at a WCDSB secondary school in September 2021 can participate.

Dates:

  • Class starts: July 5, 2021
  • Final Exam: July 29, 2021
  • Online Distance Learning Delivery

Times:

  • 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Full participation is expected to earn a credit.

Students are expected to commit to a 30 hour work week with flexibility worked into the distance learning platform delivery.

Registration Opens April 1, 2021.

Registration closes on June 20th. (or when max enrolment reached)

There is no cost for the course.

International and VISA Students

Please contact Jody Fritz at the WCDSB office ext 2373 to arrange for fees for summer school course prior to the start of classes.  You must bring your receipt and ID to St. Louis in the last week of June in order to complete your summer school registration.

Student Responsibilities         

  1. Students are expected to commit to a 30  hour work week with flexibility worked into the distance learning platform delivery.
  2. Vacation should be scheduled outside of summer school.  Assessments and exams will not be rescheduled for vacation. A medical note, at a cost to the student, will be required for a missed exam.
  3. Student code of expectations will be outlined on the first day of class to students.

*Please note there are no Special Education teachers or Educational Assistants available to assist with program modifications / accommodations.  Every effort will be made by the classroom teacher to support and enhance the learning of each student.  Students with an Individual Education Plan are welcome to attend with the above understanding.