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Course Selection & Program Opportunities

OnLine Learning Graduation Requirement

Please click here to learn more about this graduation requirement. 

Online Learning Graduation Requirement Opt Out Form

Course Selection for the 2024-2025 School Year

Course Selection takes places each year in February. Guidance Counsellors visit classes and are available for appointments to assist with pathway planning. 

2024-2025 Course Calendar (Draft)

Click below to view our current Course Calendar.  (Click on the underlined text in the Table of Contents to “jump” to that section.)

2024-2025 Course Calendar – Draft 

Future Grade 9s (Current Grade 8s)

Please click here to access information on selecting courses for Grade 9. 

Grade 9 Course Calendar 2024-2025

Information for Current Grade 9s

CDDHS Course Selection Guide Entering Grade 10

Information for Current Grade 10s

CDDHS Course Selection Guide Entering Grade 11

SHSM Registration Form

Information for Current Grade 11s

CDDHS Course Selection Guide Entering Grade 12

SHSM Registration Form

Click here to view a short video on the differences between STEM English & “regular” English.

Information for Current Grade 12s

If you plan to return for 12+ (Super 12) please complete the 12+ Application Form 

Grade 12 Next Steps Slide Deck

PARENTS of Grade 11 & 12 Students!

Click here to watch a video on opportunities for students in senior grades and how to prepare for life after high school.

UGDSB Summer School

The Upper Grand District School Board offers an extensive selection of summer learning opportunities for students. There are several summer school program options:

UGDSB Night School

Click HERE to view night school opportunities.

Dual Credits – Grade 12

Dual Credits allow students to take college courses while enrolled in high school. Students earn 2 high school credits and 2 college credits. We offer Dual Credit courses in the apprenticeship and college pathways at Conestoga, Georgian and Humber Colleges.  Click here to visit the UGDSB Dual Credit website and/or click here to visit our school Dual Credit web page.


Co-operative Education – Grade 11 & 12

Cooperative Education is a ministry-approved program that allows students to earn secondary school credits while completing a work placement.  The program consists of a co-op course monitored by a cooperative education teacher, a related curriculum course in any subject, and a work placement. Click here to visit the UGDSB Co-op website and/or click here to visit our school Co-op web page.


Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) – Grade 11 & 12

The Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) is a ministry-approved specialized program that allows students to focus their learning on a specific economic sector while meeting the requirements for the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) and assists in their transition from secondary school to apprenticeship training, college, university, or the workplace. Click here to visit the UGDSB SHSM website and/or click here to visit our school SHSM web page.


Are you interested in SHSM? If yes, please complete the form below:

SHSM Registration Form

My Blueprint

My Blueprint is an online tool that can help students to:

Log into UGCLOUD and click on the My Blueprint icon for more information about courses, post-secondary options, interest surveys and more.





Parents/Guardians can create a My Blueprint account!


  1. Click Sign-up
  2. Select your child’s (future) high school 
  3. Select your account type (Family)
  4. Follow prompts to create account