Summer School 2019

Registration for this year’s summer school is now open. Students are to log into their myblueprint account and under the continuing education tab they are to select the summer school course that they want to take. Once you have selected the course you must print out the sign-off sheet (have parent/guardian sign) and bring it to your guidance counsellor. NOTE: Your summer school submission will not be approved until you return your sign off sheet signed by a parent/guardian.

Please note: MyBlueprint will close on June 21st at 4pm. After that date students must register at Thomas Merton.

Instructions on how to register for summer school can be found in guidance and on the student services website.


Relay for Life is back at STA!

An initiative by the Canadian Cancer Society, Relay for life is an event to celebrate cancer survivors, remember those we’ve lost and change the future. You will also make a difference and have fun with every step you take together. When you Relay, you help ensure no one faces cancer alone. The event will be held on Friday, May 3rd, 2019 from 2:00-8:00pm. Registration information can be found at Students can register in teams of 8, where one person walks the track at all times. There will be games and activities taking place for those who are not walking the track. The first … Continue reading

We Are Redesigning Our Secondary School Website, & We Need Your Feedback!

HCDSB has launched a Secondary School Website Survey to help us better understand how parents, students, staff and members of the community are currently using our secondary school websites. The survey results will help guide the redesign of our secondary school website over the next few months. Submit Your Feedback! Parents, students, staff and members of the community are welcome to submit feedback beginning Monday, March 18, 2019 and up until Friday, March 29, 2019. Access the online survey here: Thank you in advance for participating! We look forward to reviewing your comments and suggestions as we plan the redesign of our HCDSB Secondary … Continue reading

Progress Reports

Progress reports were distributed to students on Tuesday March 19. The Progress Report places a very strong emphasis on the development of student LEARNING SKILLS and WORK HABITS. Student achievement of six Learning Skills and Work Habits are shown on the front page of the Progress Report. These are: (1) Responsibility (2) Organization (3) Independent Work (4) Collaboration (5) Initiative (6) Self-Regulation The development of these skills and habits will be reported as “excellent”, “good”, “satisfactory” or “needs improvement” and a space is provided for teacher comments about student progress or need for improvement. Ministry of Education policy places an … Continue reading