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  **see below
  • Completion of 40 hours of community service by May 1, 2020  **see below

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

**NOTE:  COVID-19 Graduation Requirement Changes for 2019-2020 Graduating Students.

  1. The Ministry of Education has waived the requirement for high school students graduating this year to complete 40 hours of community volunteer work. 
  2. The Ministry of Education has confirmed the OSSLT will not take place on March 31. For students who are graduating in the 2019-20 school year, the literacy graduation requirement will be waived. Students who are not graduating this school year will have the opportunity to write the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT) in the upcoming 2020-21 school year.


Grade 12 – Grad PhotosGrad 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.
All submissions must be in by Friday, May 29th, 2020


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

April 21, 2020

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 2020

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

2020 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 Graduation Information - Miller Comprehensive Catholic High Schoolinformation)

Students received information cards (handed out in period #1 classes) on how to schedule a sitting time for their 2019-2020 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 from Monday, November 25th 2019 – Friday, December 13th 2019.  Students are asked to book their appointment through Edge Imaging at  Please use the information on your appointment cards to complete this process.

Senior Newsletter 2019-2020

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

Deadline to apply to University for the 2020/2021 school year is January 15, 2020. Deadline to apply to College for equal consideration is Feb. 1, 2020.
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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