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New Students: Arrival Checklist

International Students who are starting September 2017, can best prepare for their arrival by completing this Arrival checklist. PERSONAL DOCUMENTS It is recommended that you provide as many of the below listed documents as possible before your arrival in Canada. These documents must be provided before you are able to start school: Valid Study Permit Verification of age (Birth Certificate/Passport) Immunization Record Proof of Health Insurance Halton address where the student will be living Notarized custodianship documents Roman Catholic Baptismal Certificate (elementary only) SCHOOL SUPPLIES Depending on the courses you choose, this list may be different. Textbooks are provided Computer, laptop or other technology Stationary: 3-ring binders, folders, lined paper Writing Utensils: Pencils, pens, highlighters, correction tape Math Kits: Scientific calculator, protractor, ruler SEASONAL CLOTHING If you are well-prepared, winter can be fun! The snow and ice make Ontario beautiful and you will find a variety of winter sports to enjoy. […more]

ISP Events

ISP Welcome Orientation Day!

On Thursday, February 4, 2016, students new to the International Student Program were invited to the HCDSB Welcome Centre at St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Secondary School in Oakville for Welcome Orientation Day. Students from China, Colombia, Korea and Uganda came together for a fun and informative day, which included a catered pizza and wings lunch. The day began with students being welcomed to Canada, Halton Region, and to the Halton Catholic District School Board in presentations interpreted in Chinese, Spanish and Korean. Students had the opportunity to socialize with one another during an ice breaker activity called, “Getting to Know Each Other BINGO”. A Scavenger Hunt activity followed, which had new students paired up with International Student Mentors. The mentors included International Students who have been in enrolled in the program since September. After lunch, students were welcomed by Paula Dawson, Director of the Halton Catholic District School Board, who applauded the students’ bravery […more]

Advanced Placement Program

Assumption Secondary AP Students Surpass Global Average

In the spring of 2015, students enrolled in the Advanced Placement (AP) Program at Assumption Catholic Secondary School participated in the 2015 AP Examinations. The results indicated that Assumption students achieved top scores in comparison to the outcomes across the province of Ontario, across Canada, and globally! View the full results here. Please visit the HCDSB’s website to read the full story. Advanced Placement (AP) Program Information Nights Monday, October 26, 2015 at 7 p.m. Bishop P. F. Reding Catholic Secondary School 1120 Main Street East Milton, Ontario L9T 6H7 Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 7 p.m. Assumption Catholic Secondary School 3230 Woodward Avenue Burlington, Ontario L7N 3P1 More information about the AP Program. Share this page …

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Canadian Thanksgiving at Assumption Catholic Secondary School

On Monday, October 5, 2015, International Students at Assumption Catholic Secondary School participated in a traditional Canadian Thanksgiving celebration. Together with ESL Students, International Students were taught about the meaning behind Thanksgiving Day in Canada, and the meal that accompanies it. Students were also encouraged to bring in food that is a tradition in their family and culture. Before the meal began, a prayer was led by Daniela Castaldi, ESL Teacher at Assumption CSS. Daniela expressed thanks for family and friends, good health and education, and for all of the opportunities and privileges living and studying in Canada provides us. Share this page …

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Assumption Catholic Secondary School

Located in Burlington, Ontario, Assumption Catholic Secondary School was the first Catholic secondary school in Halton, the original school opened in 1977 and the current school was built in 1980. Assumption is a faith centered learning community that fosters excellence within the individual, promoting academics and citizenship through the living of Christian values. Assumption values the uniqueness of each person and is dedicated to lifelong learning, personal development and spiritual growth. #GOBLUEGO Specialty Programs Advanced Placement Program (AP) – Click here to view brochure! English French Geography & History Mathematics Science Specialist High Skills Major Program (SHSM) Digital Media – Information & Communication Technology Not For Profit – Business Studies Fitness & Sports Leadership – Physical Education Twitter Feed Tweets by AssumptionHCDSB Photos Share this page …