Academic Support

OSSLT Preparation

Click on the links below to access preparation documents for this year’s upcoming Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test on March 31.

Parent Information

Student Information

Practice Booklets


Numeracy Program

This program is designed to re-teach and reinforce key concepts from the course that will help students to catch up and be prepared for the culminating tasks and the final exams.  Students will have an opportuniy to write mock assessments and recieve immediate feedback.  Times and rooms to follow.

Extra EQAO Math Practice: here

Partnering with your child in mathematics resource: here


Literacy Program

The Literacy Program starts in Semester 2. Classes will run on Mondays and Wednesdays. More information to follow.

The OSSLT (Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test) is written on Tuesday, March 31, 2020. This is a graduation requirement for all students.


Google Apps

What is Loyola Google Apps?

  • Every teacher and student has a free Loyola Google account
  • There are free word processor, spreadsheet and presentation tools
  • There is free online storage of files that can be accessed any where, any time.
  • You can use Blogger or create websites for presentations.

How do I access my Loyola Google Account?

  1. Go to a school computer at Loyola and login
  2. Press Ctrl + Alt + Del, and select change password (This new password is the password you’ll use for school computers and your Loyola Google Apps account) – Only have to do this step on the first login.
  3. Go to the homepage of the Loyola website
  4. On the right hand side under “Quick Links”, select “Loyola Google Apps”
  5. Your Login is firstname[dot]lastname[dot]3digitsassigned@loyola.hcdsb.org [You can get this from any teacher or staff member]
  6. Your password is the same password you enter for your school account

Office 365

What is Loyola Microsoft Office365?

  • All Loyola students can access the Microsoft Office Suite via the cloud.
  • There are free word processor, spreadsheet and presentation tools
  • There is free online storage of files that can be accessed any where any time.

How do I access my Loyola Microsoft Office365 Account?

Quick link: http://office365.hcdsb.org

  • Your Login is firstname[dot]lastname[dot]3digitsassigned@students.hcdsb.org [You can get this from any teacher or staff member]
  • Your password is the same password you enter for your school account

D2L

What is D2L?

  • D2L (Desire 2 Learn) is a learning management system where students can access class notes and submit work
  • There are compatible features with Google Apps for Education and Office 365
  • This will give students access to MyBluePrint

How to access D2L?

  • https://hcdsb.elearningontario.ca/d2l/home
  • Your login is firsname[dot]lastname[dot[3digitsassigned@students.hcdsb.org [You can get this from any teacher or staff member]
  • Your password is the same password you enter for your school account

Online Math Help

Visit https://education.tvo.org/search-educational-resources/math/1/all/tvo/tvosecondary

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