Tag: Graduation

Build a credit: Helping students pursue individual pathways to graduation

This new online learning model affords students the flexibility to build a course of study suited to personalities, content and curriculum requirements. With a plethora of online and independent learning options to pick from, the Student Success teachers at SJAM believe they have hit upon the missing ingredients and the transformational bridge to gaining credits for their students.

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Congratulations to our 2017-18 Linda Fabi Bursary recipients

At our May 28 Board Meeting, ten high school students were awarded the 2017-18 Linda Fabi Bursary. Each year, Linda Fabi, our former director of education, hands out the award to its recipients and shares a little bit about their post-secondary journey with our trustees and senior team. The bursary provides funding for students who are planning to […]

2014 Secondary School Graduation Rates

Today, the Ministry of Education released the 2014 secondary school graduation rate for the province, as well as the graduation rates for individual school boards. Our graduation rate of 79% is below the provincial average. While we appreciate having this data from the Ministry, it does not reflect the accomplishments of all of our students.  […]

Community Involvement Requirements

Every student must complete a minimum of 40 hours of community involvement activities as one of the requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). The purpose of mandatory Community Involvement is: to encourage students to develop awareness and understanding of civic responsibility; to increase awareness of the role students can play and gain satisfaction […]