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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]

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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]

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Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School

Located in Milton, Ontario, Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School opened in 2013 and is our Board’s newest secondary school. Jean Vanier features state-of-the-art facilities which set students up for success in various post secondary areas. Jean Vanier offers a variety of experiential learning activities to provide “real world” experience within the core curriculum courses. Jean Vanier strives to provide a safe, inclusive and welcoming school community. #GoJVKnights DECA Ontario DECA is a Business Club where student members are trained to develop and present business plans in a highly competitive business environment. Through conferences and competitions, DECA instills professionalism and prepares students to respond to authentic business cases and market demands. Students gain the experience and confidence needed to become a future leader. Twitter Feed Tweets by JVSOS Photos Share this page …