SECONDARY SUMMER SCHOOL PROGRAM

This year the registration deadline for the Secondary Summer School Program is June 2, 2017. There is no registration fee. Late applications will be placed on a waiting list. Course offerings are dependent on sufficient enrollment, and may need to be revised accordingly.



CREDIT RECOVERY

Credit recovery offers students an opportunity to revisit those areas of a particular course in which they were not successful. Students must have achieved a minimum of 35% in the selected course in the current school year to be eligible for this program. Students who ultimately passed their selected course are not eligible for this program. This program runs from Thursday, July 6 to Wednesday, July 26, from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Course offerings are dependent on sufficient enrollment, therefore an alternate choice is recommended.

All credit recovery courses will be offered at F. J. Brennan Catholic High School, located at 910 Raymo Rd., Windsor, ON.

Consult your school's guidance counsellor to inquire about the WECDSB Summer School program. For more information regarding Credit Recovery, including the specific courses being offered, download the Student Application form.



FULL CREDITS

Full credit offerings allow students to (1) register in classes they may not be able to schedule during the regular school year, or (2) otherwise improve upon grades they have already earned. This program runs from Tuesday, July 4 to Monday, July 31, from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM Course offerings are dependent on sufficient enrollment, therefore an alternate choice is recommended.

Full credits are also available to those students that were not successful in a particular course, although they will be required to participate in the full, 110-hour course.

All full credit courses except OLC4O will be offered at F.J. Brennan Catholic High School, 910 Raymo Rd., Windsor, ON.

OLC4O (the Ontario Literacy Course) will be offered at Catholic Central High School, located at 441 Tecumseh Rd. E., Windsor, ON.

Consult your school's guidance counsellor to inquire about the WECDSB Summer School program. For more information regarding Full Credits, including the specific courses being offered, download the Student Application form.



COOPERATIVE EDUCATION

Students have two options to earn credits through cooperative education: one credit (from July 4 to July 31) and two credits (July 4 to August 29). Preference will be given to those students applying to the program for the following reasons: (1) students in Grade 11 or 12 in credit deficit; (2) students in Grade 12 requiring credits to graduate; (3) students registered in the Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) program; (4) students registered in the Summer Company youth entrepreneurship program; or (5) students registered in the Focus on Youth summer program. Enrollment will be limited!

Students must have a work placement prior to the start of the program (July 4, 2017). Day 1 and 2 pre-placement will be held at F.J. Brennan Catholic High School, 910 Raymo Rd. 

Consult your school's guidance counsellor to inquire about the WECDSB Summer School program. For more information regarding Cooperative Education, download the Summer School 2017 coop application form.



e-LEARNING

Students can earn full credits through e-learning (from July 4 to August 3). Course availability is dependent on sufficient enrollment. Additional courses are available through other school boards.

Accepted students will be notified of their mandatory online orientation time prior to the start of course. All final summative evaluations will be completed online. There are no face-to-face final summative evaluations.

You must register online for e-Learning. Contact your guidance counsellor for more information, and visit http://www.wecdsb.on.ca/elearning.html for more details. For more information, including the specific courses being offered through the WECDSB, download the Student Application form.



TO APPLY

WECDSB STUDENTS are required to fill out two forms. All students will fill out the Student Application form, which summarizes the summer school program and serves as their personal record. Students must also complete one of the following forms, to be submitted to their guidance counsellor:

Credit Recovery and Full Credits: Summer School 2017 credit recovery and full credit application form
Cooperative Education: Summer School 2017 coop application form
e-Learning: Contact your guidance counsellor for more information. You must register online. Complete details at http://www.wecdsb.on.ca/elearning.html


All applications must contain a signature from the student's guidance counsellor.

After the June 2nd deadline, late applications will continue to be accepted at the student's school, or directly at the Catholic Education Centre, located at 1325 California Ave., Windsor, ON, to the attention of "Summer School." Applications will not be considered complete without a signature from the student's Guidance Counsellor. Late applications will be placed on a waiting list. For more information call your guidance counsellor, or (after June 29) call 519.253.2481, extension 1293.

STUDENTS FROM OTHER BOARDS must also fill out both forms. All applications must contain a signature from the student's guidance counsellor. Applications must also be accompanied by a Credit Counselling Summary (a complete record of all courses taken and marks earned). Please bring the completed (and signed) application form and credit counselling summary to the Catholic Education Centre, located at 1325 California Ave., Windsor, ON, to the attention of "Summer School." Applications will be received until June 2nd, 2017. Applications received without a counsellor's signature will not be processed. Late applications will be placed on a waiting list. For more information call 519.253.2481, extension 1293.



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DUAL CREDIT SUMMER PROGRAM

Dual credit programs are ministry-approved programs that allow students, while they are still in secondary school, to take college or apprenticeship courses that count towards both the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) and a postsecondary certificate, diploma, or degree, or an apprenticeship certification.

Based on available funding, WECDSB students have the opportunity to enroll in one of two courses offered at St. Clair College (Windsor Campus), Home Renovation Trade Skills, or Foundations of Exercise Training. Enrollment is limited (10 students per course). Approval from your School Success Team is required in order to apply.



INTERNATIONAL SUMMER ACADEMY

The WECDSB is offering two exciting skill-building opportunities for international students entering Grade 9 to 12 in September.



International Summer Academy

The International Summer Academy offers students the opportunity to improve their English skills, while also enjoying recreational and cultural activities. Students have the potential to improve their proficiency in the English language by one ESL level per month. Students will develop verbal, reading, comprehension, and writing skills, at the same time becoming more familiar with the "language of high school." Students will participate in learning experiences designed to improve their self-confidence and ease the transition into the Canadian cultural environment. Students will develop leadership and team-building skills through their participation in their choice of a variety of sporting activities, including table tennis, baseball, soccer, hockey, volleyball, and gymnastics.



Cooperative Education

International students can earn a credit towards their high school diploma and gain valuable experience in Canada’s work force. The cooperative education program is an eight-week course during the months of July and August. Students will learn about their strengths, interests, special skills, and the range of career opportunities available to them. Cooperative education allows students to apply their curriculum knowledge in an authentic work setting. Further, students can explore careers from any of the post-secondary pathways in a variety of setting.

Students eligible for this program must be entering Grade 11 or 12 in September with an ESL Level D or higher.

Visit https://www.wecdsb.on.ca/international/ for more information. Apply online at internationalsummerprogram@wecdsb.on.ca.









GRADE 9 REACH AHEAD HOSPITALITY PROGRAM

This course has been designed for current Grade 8 students wishing to explore the hospitality and tourism industry. This course focuses on the areas of food handling, food preparation, the origins of foods, event planning, and local tourism. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the field.

This is a new program offered in conjunction with the other summer programs located at Central Park Athletics, 3400 Grand Marais Rd E, Windsor, ON. Students in Grade 8 will have the opportunity to earn a Grade 9 Hospitality and Tourism credit (TFJ 1O0). This full credit course will run from Tuesday, July 3 to Monday, July 31, from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM.



CATHOLIC CENTRAL SUMMER PROGRAM

This course emphasizes regular participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that promote lifelong healthy active living. Students will learn movement techniques and principles, ways to improve personal fitness and physical competence, and safety/injury-prevention strategies. They will investigate issues related to the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs and will participate in activities designed to develop goal-setting, communication, and social skills. This course will include numerous field trips, allowing students to participate in a number of popular local sports. This course is designed with the English Language Learner in mind.

This full credit course will take place at Catholic Central High School, located at 441 Tecumseh Rd. E., Windsor, ON, from Tuesday, July 3 to Monday, July 31 , from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Students will have the opportunity to earn a Grade 9 Healthy Living and Individual and Small-Group Activities credit (PAI1O).

This course is available only to incoming or current Catholic Central students. Students for whom this program may benefit will be contacted through the Guidance department.



GD 6/7/8 ESL/ELD PROGRAM

This course has been specifically designed to help English Language Learners (ELLs) increase their oral, reading, and writing skills in the English language. Students will use computer programs, as well as the Internet, to complete a variety of assignments that will assist in preparing them to meet the challenges of their next grade.

This is a fifteen-day course, from July 10 to July 28, and runs from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM. Pending a sufficient number of reigstrations, this program will run from two sites, Central Park Athletics, located at 3400 Grand Marais Rd E, Windsor, ON and Catholic Central High School, located at 441 Tecumseh Rd. E., Windsor, ON.

Grade 6, 7, or 8 students currently enrolled in English as a Second Language (ESL) and/or English Literacy Development (ELD) programs, who have been identified by their regular classroom teacher and ELL teacher as requiring additional instruction in English, should consider this course.