Graduation Information

Graduation Requirements

  • Completion of 30 (new) credits (including 18 compulsory) see chart below for specific details
  • Passing grade on the Grade 10 Literacy Test 
  • Completion of 40 hours of community service by May 1, 2021 

All potential graduates should schedule an appointment with their guidance counsellor for the EXIT PLAN MEETING.

Ontario Scholars – students obtaining an average of 80% or greater in a minimum of six grade 12 courses are eligible to receive Ontario Scholar designation on their transcripts.

Download the Graduation Requirements PDF


Senior Newsletter 2020-2021 newsletter marketing

This newsletter outlines dates and information related to university, college and apprenticeship visits. Click on the link below for this information and more. Notre Dame Grade 12 Newsletter

Grade 12 – Grad Photos (TBA)Grad 2018 Timeline - R.F. Staples Secondary School

Did you miss your chance to get your Grad photo taken?  Edge imaging is now taking appointments in their Studio.  Follow the link to make your appointment. 

Grad Photo Appointment

Location code for this is: LAB

Attention Graduates – Grad Babies and Grad Quote Information

The Yearbook would like to feature as many grade 12’s as possible in the 2020 yearbook.   This is your last chance to submit a grad baby photo & message or grad quote.
Grad babies and grad quote
All submissions must be in by TBA


Graduation Meeting #2 – Covid 19 versionWebsite Changes, Maintenance and Updates

Please view the following presentation for updates on yearbook, midterm reports, scholarship opportunities, college/university and much more. 

Graduation Meeting #2 (powerpoint version)

Graduation Meeting #2 (PDF version)

Graduation Dates for 2021 (TBA)

Please see important information on upcoming graduation related events and dates.

2021 Important Grad Dates

Exit SurveyAudubon Residents Asked To Complete Survey As Part Of Region XII ...

The Grade 12 Exit Survey is now open in myBlueprint.  Students are now encouraged to complete this brief survey providing us with valuable educational feedback.

Graduation Photos (appointment information) TBA

Students received information cards (handed out in period #1 classes) on how to schedule a sitting time for their 2020-2021 Graduation Photos.  Students with first period spares or taking an online course should pick up their information card in student services.

Grad photos will take place TBD.  Students are asked to book their appointment through Edge Imaging at Please use the information on your appointment cards to complete this process.


Deadline to apply to University for the 2021/2022 school year is TBD. Deadline to apply to College for equal consideration is TBD.
See your guidance counsellor should you require assistance.

How to get OSAP

Apply for money that can help you pay for a college or university education.  Click below for more information on the application process for OSAP.

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