Summer School and Night School

SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION – 2022 (now OPEN)

NOTE – If you sign up for a compulsory summer school course and change your mind and do not complete this course, you will need to connect with your guidance counsellor to try to have this course added back onto your schedule for the next school year.  

HCDSB’s Thomas Merton Centre for Adult and Continuing Education is pleased to announce that registration for the 2022 Summer School program opens on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. Summer School Details:

  • Summer school will run July 4 – July 29, 2022.
  • Two-credit co-op classes will run July 4 – August 10, 2022.

 Summer School courses will be offered in a virtual (remote) format asynchronously. 

  • Teachers will be available to support students between 8:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., from Monday to Friday.
  • It should be noted that participation in summer school is completely voluntary, and is not a mandatory component of regular track programming.

 Which Courses Will Be Offered This Summer? A full list of current 2022 Summer School course offerings are now available online! HCDSB students can also view the list of available summer school courses via myBlueprint.

Please be advised that information on the Reach Ahead Summer School program for Grade 8 students will be released shortly. Parents can contact their School Principal for more details.

How Can Students Register for Summer SchoolHCDSB students can register online, beginning Wednesday, April 6th for the 2022 Summer School program through myBlueprint: www.myblueprint.ca/hcdsb The deadline to register is Friday, June 24, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. NOTE: HCDSB student registration submissions must be approved by their home school guidance counsellor before students can be officially enrolled in a summer school course.  Enrollment in co-operative education or a dual credit program may vary, so please visit the Thomas Merton Centre website for more information on registration deadlines. Students who are enrolled in two-credit co-operative education will conclude their program on August 10, 2022.

Will Summer School Courses Count Towards the Mandatory E-Learning Credits? Yes! Summer School courses are being offered as online credits and will count towards e-learning credits (graduation requirement). Student Accounts and Parental Contact Information:Some important information for students and parents:

  • Students will be using D2L/Brightspace as their learning management system. Students are encouraged to log in to this platform prior to their online course to ensure they have access: https://www.hcdsb.org/students/remote-learning-platform-log-ins/
  • Parents are also encouraged to update their contact information with their child’s home school to receive email communications from the Thomas Merton Centre.

For more information on the 2022 Summer School program, please visit the Thomas Merton Centre website at: Secondary Credits ~ Summer SchoolWe look forward to serving our students in a remote learning environment this summer!  Sonia Ellison Vice Principal

ellisons@hcdsb.org  Thomas Merton Centre for Adult and Continuing Education 255 Morden Road, Oakville, ON L6K 2S2

905-849-7555


Night School Registration 2022 Semester 2 (now closed)

SEMESTER 2: February 23, 2022 – June 20, 2022

Classes run remotely Monday & Wednesday evenings from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Night School Course Offerings

HCDSB REGISTRATION

*HCDSB Students register at www.myblueprint.ca/hcdsb
*You should register as soon as possible to ensure you receive the class requested.
*Students are responsible for being registered in the proper course. Confirm with your Guidance Counsellor.
*Registrations must be ‘Approved’ by your Guidance Counsellor for you to be registered in the class.
*Cancellations will be posted on the Thomas Merton website.

NON-HCDSB REGISTRATION

*Non-HCDSB Students registration on-line through the Thomas Merton website.
https://merton.hcdsb.org/secondary-credits/night-school/.
*Students must confirm prerequisite courses are completed by providing a report card or letter from guidance
counsellor.
*Students are responsible for being registered in the proper course. Check course offerings.
Cancellations will be posted on the Thomas Merton website.

STUDENT CODE OF BEHAVIOUR
*Attendance is mandatory on the first night of classes. Students not in attendance will be demitted if there is a wait
list.  Students are expected to attend the full session.
*Student Code of Expectations will be provided on the first night of classes.
*Vacations and other activities must be scheduled outside the night school schedule.                                      *Assessments and exams will not be rescheduled.

CO-OP
*Cooperative Education provides an excellent opportunity for students registered in grade 10 and up including adult
students to earn one (1) secondary school credit, while at the same time gaining valuable employment experience.
*Night School Co-op teachers will be offering classes on-line through a remote learning platform.
*Students may participate in on-site/in-person work placements for the 2021-2022 Semester 2 Night
School program. Students who are successful in securing access to a virtual placement may use this
opportunity to fulfill the requirements of the co-op program.
*Students may engage in paid work, but these hours are not to be used toward co-op hours. They may
continue to work at their own discretion, but it cannot be connected to accumulating co-op hours. Your
teacher will provide more details.
*For students who are not successful at obtaining their own virtual or on-site/in-person job placement,
teachers will be available to help students find a placement. It is recommended that students have a
placement arranged prior to class starting.
*For students enrolled in either the OYAP or SHSM programs, the lack of an on-site job placement will not
affect a student’s ability to successfully complete the expectations in each of these programs.
*Co-op teachers will be in contact with their students with information regarding access to their respective
on-line course.

CO-OP Dates to Remember
Wednesday, February 23 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Pre-Employment (Mandatory Attendance)
Monday, February 28 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Pre-Employment (Mandatory Attendance)
Wednesday, March 2 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Pre-Employment (Mandatory Attendance)
Wednesday, April 13 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Integration (Mandatory Attendance)
Wednesday, June 8 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Integration (Mandatory Attendance)
Monday, June 20 Report Card Pick Up
Monday, March 7 – Monday June, 15 Students at Placement

110 hours = 1 CREDIT  Attendance at pre-employment and integration nights is mandatory.

COURSES WILL BE OFFERED IF THERE IS SUFFICIENT ENROLLMENT AND AVAILABILITY OF QUALIFIED TEACHING STAFF.

ASSUME YOU ARE REGISTERED IN A COURSE UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTIFIED.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR SEMESTER 2 NIGHT SCHOOL
Register November 15, 2021 to February 17, 2022 at 12:00 noon
February 18, 2022 – Cancellations will be posted on www.merton.hcdsb.org/secondary credits/night-school/
February 23, 2022 – Night School Begins
March 14 – 18, 2022 – No classes – March Break
April 18, 2022 – No class – Easter Monday
May 25, 2022 – Full Disclosure Date
May 23, 2022 – No class – Victoria Day
June 15, 2022 – Exam Day

REPORT CARDS
*Final marks will be available from your teacher on the last day of classes.
*A copy will be sent to your home school.
*PLEASE NOTE: Report cards WILL NOT be mailed home. Marks will not be given over the phone.
*If further information is required, visit our website at www.merton.hcdsb.org or contact us via email at info@mertoncentre.com

Halton Catholic District School Board
171 Speers Rd, Unit #1 Oakville, Ontario L6K 3W8
Ph: 905-849-7555 Fax: 905-849-9937
www.merton.hcdsb.org email: info@mertoncentre.com


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