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Newsletter – June 24, 2022

 GRADUATION 2022

Congratulations to all our graduates! We were thankful to be able to celebrate your accomplishments in-person. You should be immensely proud of yourselves, your ability to pivot and persevere, and your commitment to strive for better during these challenging and unique years. Please stay connected as we love to get updates from our alumni!

SCHOOLOGY RESOURCES

Looking for resources? Don’t forget to review our Student Services Schoology Page. Under our “Resources” section, you will find file folders that contain resources that are grade-specific and a list of other documents or resources that apply to all age groups. Keep an eye out for posts about upcoming events and opportunities. We remind our Grade 11 students to take some time over the summer to complete the MyBlueprint activity, which also includes some links to post-secondary sites. Happy exploring!

HEALTH INFORMATION

Any changes to your health? Please remember to keep us updated before your return to campus in September. If you have an EpiPen or Allerject Injector, remember to bring an updated one when you return from the summer if you have retrieved yours from the Main Office storage.

POST-SECONDARY OPPORTUNITIES – UofT AND COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

University of Toronto Summer Programs

Youth Summer Program

The Youth Summer Program (YSP) offers students an exclusive glimpse into the world of medicine and law. Students participate in the exploration of the respective fields, career opportunities, and what they should be thinking about and doing in high school to prepare themselves for university. Learn more about YSP. Programs include on-campus laboratory experience. Students who have just completed Grades 10-12 are welcome to apply.

Daniels Design Discovery

For high school students interested in a future career in design, the Daniels Design Discovery is a wonderful opportunity to experience the intensive studio culture that characterizes most architecture programs. The program allows participants to build a collection of drawings and models that will complement an admissions portfolio. Students who have just completed Grades 10-12 are invited to apply.

Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program (DEEP)

This summer marks the return of the world-renowned Da Vinci Engineering Enrichment Program. DEEP provides high school students from around the world the opportunity for advanced study in a variety of disciplines (engineering, technology, business, and science). This application-based program is designed to expose students to concepts usually presented in the upper years of an undergraduate degree or in graduate school. The program is designed for highly motivated high school students with an aptitude for science and math.

·       Applications are now open. Students who have just completed Grades 9-12 are invited to apply.

DEEP Summer Academy - Engineering Outreach (utoronto.ca)

Columbia University Pre-College Programs– New York, NY

Students in grades 9-12 are invited to apply to the Fall Academic Immersion program, where you may choose from over 30 courses, taught by leading experts, from Art to Artificial Intelligence. Learn from scholars and practitioners who are experts in their fields. The two-hour, online courses take place from September 24 to December 4 on Saturdays and/or Sundays with three possible schedules to accommodate students from varied time zones. You will have the opportunity to earn a Columbia Certification of Participation and personalized evaluation letter upon successful completion. The Fall 2022 Online Academic Year Immersion application is now open.

It is strongly advised that students apply by the early registration deadline of June 30 if you are interested in a specific course, as many of the most popular classes fill every term and spaces are limited. Note:  Students finishing Grade 8 and entering Grade 9 by the course start date are welcome to apply. To clarify, these courses are not valued as credit-courses for your high school transcript.
Review the updated flyer with all relevant information. If you wish to apply, you may use this code on the Program of Study Page of the application to waive the $80 application fee: HSPGLOBAL

Good luck!

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