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Course Selection Information 317
Course Selection Information

Course selection for the 2024-2025 school year will take place between Thursday, February 15, 2024 and Friday, February 23, 2024.

All students are encouraged to look at the flyer called What D​o You Need to Graduate From High School?​ prepared by the York Region District School Board. ​ Please note that an updated version for students entering Grade 9 as of September 2024 will be made available soon.  

The update will include the single Technological Education credit (the 19th compulsory credit) students will need to complete in either Grade 9 or Grade 10 to earn their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).

It will also clarify French Immersion Certificate requirements on the second page.  Students will still need to earn 10 French Immersion credits for the Certificate, but after students complete the four French Immersion French credits (1 per grade), the remaining six course options are flexible.  That being said, students are still strongly encouraged to take Grade 9 Geography, Grade 10 History and Grade 10 Civics and Careers, in French.

The courses available for students to choose for the 2024-2025 school year can be found by clicking he​re​.

Important information regarding Course Selection can be found in the links below:

All course selections are completed using myPathwayPlanner​.

To assist you with course selection, you can review the following videos prepared by myBlueprint:

Student Course Selection Demonstrat​ion video (including Online Parent/Guardian Approval) 

Opting Out of the Online Learning Graduation Requirement - For students entering Grades 10 through 12, the request to opt out can be submitted along with your course selections for next year.  The video linked will explain the process visually.  If you have pre-filled your course selection earlier, you will not see the ‘Online Learning Opt-Out box.  Simply remove the course in the first box and it will appear, along with a new course box to re-add your final course. If you do not see an ‘Online Learning Opt-Out’ box under next year, no action is needed - either you have already opted out, or you will be asked to confirm your decision in a later grade.  If you Opt-Out, you will still be able to Opt-In at a later date, if so desired.​

Selecting a Day School Online Learning Cours​e Video - In grade 11 and 12, you will also be able to select Day School Online Learning courses as part of your course selection for next year.  You would scroll to the 'Online Learning Courses' course folder on the courses screen.  Once you click on the online learning holding code, you will be prompted to select the course you want from a dropdown menu.  The video linked will explain the process visually. These courses would be part of your day school timetable (i.e. would be one or two of the eight courses you would select as part of your course selection).  Please note that this is different than Night School Online Learning (which you may register for next year during the school year). 

Grade 10 Course Information

All students who have completed the destreamed Grade 9 Mathematics (MTH1W) this school year, should be selecting Grade 10 Academic Math (MPM2D), but will also have the option to select Grade 10 Applied Math (MFM2P) after a discussion with their Guidance Counsellor and/or Special Education Resource Teacher.

All students who have completed the destreamed Grade 9 Science (SNC1W) this school year, can select either Grade 10 Academic Science (SNC2D) or Grade 10 Applied Science (SNC2P). 

All students who completed Grade 9 English (ENL1W), can select either Grade 10 Academic English (ENG2D) or Grade 10 Applied English (ENG2P).  

All students requesting Grade 10 History next school year will be taking Academic History (CHC2D).

Grade 11 Course Information

All students enrolling in Grade 11 English will be taking English: Understanding Contemporary First Nations, Métis and Inuit Voices. NBE3U1 is the University English Credit (which is the prerequisite for ENG4U – Grade 12 University English), while NBE3C1 is the College English Credit (which is the prerequisite for ENG4C – Grade 12 College English). 

You will no longer find ENG3U1 (Grade 11 English – University) or ENG3C1 (Grade 11 English – College) in the course catalogue.

Students taking Advanced Placement (AP) for Grade 11 English will select NBE3UE for their Grade 11 English Credit.

Important Information for Grade 11 Students selecting courses for Grade 12  

It is very important that the courses you select meet the prerequisites for your postsecondary journey.  For example, students intending to apply to university need to ensure they have six Grade 12 U or M level credits.

You can verify university entrance requirements here.  You can verify college entrance requirements here.​

Alternatively, once you select your courses, you can verify whether you have the prerequisites for a program by cross-referencing your course selection with your programs of interest on the "Postsecondary" tab to the left of your High School Planner in ​myPathwayPlanner.  See picture below.

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