2023-24 Course Selection Deadline Feb 24

2023-24 Course Selection Deadline Feb 24
Posted on 02/15/2023

On Wednesday, February 15th, our guidance counsellors held grade assemblies with current grade 9s, 10s and 11s to review important information for selecting courses for next year. Their slideshows can be found here: https://sites.google.com/ocdsb.ca/srb-student-services/course-selection/choosing-your-courses?authuser=0

Resources for using Xello (our course selection and pathway planning platform)

Xello: Step by Step Course Selection Guide

This provides a written step-by-step guide for selecting courses in Xello.  This is useful for parents/guardians, students and teachers.

Xello: Course Selection Video

This video shows parents/guardians, students and teachers how to use Xello to make course selections.

Course selection due date: February 24, 2023

Once you have reviewed your child's course selections and they have submitted them, please complete this parent/guardian verification form:

And, as a reminder, 

Mandatory eLearning Graduation Requirement and Opt-out Information 

Beginning with students who entered Grade 9 in the 2020-21 school year, all students must earn at least two online learning credits as part of the requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), unless they have opted out or been exempted. Parents/guardians of students who would like to opt-out of this requirement can do so using this form. 

More info about online learning for secondary students can be found here:


If you have any questions about the course selection process for the 2023-2024 school year, you or your child can contact your child's guidance counsellor.
Susan Griffin (for students with family names A-K) [email protected] 
Mark Mullins (for students with family names L-Z) [email protected]

Also, Check out the SRB Guidance Website
And finally, here are some helpful resources for supporting your child's course selection.



Course Selection Guideline and Considerations

This GoogleSlide confirms the Human Rights and Equity thinking that must be the foundation of our work in supporting students in making course selectio

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