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2019-2020 Course Calendar

Click below to view the 2019-2020 Course Calendar.  Open Bookmarks to access the Table of Contents and go directly to each section.

CDDHS 2019-2020 Course Calendar

To read additional information about the various subjects offered at our school, please visit the subject specific web pages on our website by clicking on the “Subject Areas” tab. 


Summer School 2019

The following new credit courses are being offered at the Grant Evans Education Centre (40 Amelia St.) in Orangeville: ENG2D, ENG3U, ENG4C, ENG4U, MCR3U. TFR3C/4C (Culinary Arts Management) is being offered at Westside S.S. Courses will run from July 3rd – July 23rd (depending on enrollment).  Students must apply through their myblueprint account. Click here for more information and/or make a guidance appointment.  Students may also sign up for summer e-learning courses now in guidance


Course Selection Presentation for Students Entering Grades 10-12

Click here to view slides presented during the course selection presentations that took place in the library from February 11th-19th. 


Grade 8 Course Selection for the 2019-2020 School Year

Did you miss our Grade 8 Information Night on December 6th?

Click here to view information presented on My Blueprint & course selection.

Were you away when we visited your elementary school?

Click here to view information presented on course selection.


Course Selection for the 2019-2020 School Year

Course Selection will take place in February. In early February, Guidance counsellors visited classrooms to discuss the process of selecting courses for the next school year.  Course selection for current students was due Friday, February 22, 2019. 

Click on the links below to view course selection tips:

Course Selection Tips for Students Entering Grade 10

Course Selection Tips for Students Entering Grade 11

Course Selection Tips for Students Entering Grade 12

Are you planning to return for 12+? See Guidance to fill out a form indicating you are planning to return.


2019-2020 Specialized Programs

Dufferin area secondary schools are partnering to offer the following programs for Dufferin county students.  For details and information, please click the link beside each program.  See a Guidance Counsellor for more information.

  1. Community Environmental Leadership Program (CELP) – Grade 10
  2. Digital Historian Project (DHP)  – Grade 11
  3. IDEA (Interdisciplinary Arts) – Grade 11

Dual Credits 

Dual Credits are college courses that count on both your secondary school diploma as well as a college program. 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

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 our school Co-op web page.

Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM)

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 our school SHSM web page.


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.

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Parents/Guardians can create a My Blueprint account!

Visit myblueprint.ca/uppergrand

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