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Grade 9 Option Process for students currently attending Westdale’s Associate Schools:

Grade 9 Option Process for students currently attending Westdale’s Associate Schools: 

Our current Associate Schools are:  Bennetto, Dalewood, Guy Brown (FI students only), Hess Street, Ryerson, Sir William Osler (FI students only). 

For students attending our six associate schools: 

  1. Access fillable Westdale Grade 9 option sheet from Student Services section of Westdale school website.  Grade 8 teachers can support students with this process. 
  2. Students and guardians complete the option sheet.
  3. Student to complete Xello option entry with guardian support.  Option entry may be completed between February 8, 2022 and March 4, 2022. 
  4. Submit completed option sheet to Grade 8 teacher by Friday, March 4, 2022. 

Grade 9 Option Process for students who reside in Westdale’s catchment currently attending a Remote School through HWDSB: 

  1. Access the fillable Westdale Grade 9 option sheet from the list of documents below. 
  2. Complete the option sheet. 
  3. Complete the Grade 9 Course Planner in the Xello future readiness platform.  Students will have access to Xello through their HWDSB learning platforms.
  4. Email the completed Grade 9 option sheet to Ms. Angela Harvey (aharvey@hwdsb.on.ca) at Westdale Student Services by February 25, 2022
  5. Westdale Student Services will confirm receipt of your option sheet by email before March 1, 2022. 
  1. March 1, 2022. 

Grade 9 Option Process for students who reside in Westdale’s catchment currently attending an HWDSB school other than Westdale’s associate schools: 

Beginning February 8, 2022: 

  1. Complete the Westdale Registration Checklist, Media Consent Form, and Grade 9 Option Sheet. Please see below for all the necessary registration documents and information.  
  2. Email the completed registration package to Mrs. Angela Harvey (aharvey@hwdsb.on.ca).  If it is not possible to obtain the signature of the Grade 8 principal, please copy your student’s current principal to this email.  Westdale will be contacting the Grade 8 Principal to confirm the address on file at the student’s current school.  Please email completed registration documents no later than 3pm on Friday, February 28, 2022.  Please do not email government-issued documents or proof of address documents (e.g. utility bills) through email.  You will be contacted by Westdale Student Services for a virtual meeting where these documents may be presented.  You may also call Westdale S.S. (905-522-1387) and set an appointment to drop off the registration package and documentation. 
  3. Once Westdale SS has verified registration information, including current address, Westdale SS will communicate to elementary school to change Next School Indicator to Westdale. 
  4. Complete the Grade 9 Course Planner in the Xello future readiness platform.  Students will have access to Xello through their HWDSB learning platforms.  
  5. Westdale Student Services will confirm receipt of your option sheet by email before March 4, 2022. 

Registration Process for students in Westdale’s catchment attending a school outside the HWDSB: 

Beginning February 8, 2022: 

  1. Complete the Westdale Registration Checklist, HWDSB Student Registration Form, Media Consent Form, and Grade 9 Option Sheet. Please see below for all the necessary registration documents and information.  
  2. Email the completed registration package to Ms. Angela Harvey (aharvey@hwdsb.on.ca).  If it is not possible to obtain the signature of the Grade 8 principal, please copy your student’s current principal to this email.  Westdale will be contacting the Grade 8 Principal to confirm the address on file at the student’s current school.  Please email completed registration documents no later than 3pm on Friday, February 25, 2022.  Please do not email government-issued documents or proof of address documents (e.g. utility bills) through email.  You will be contacted by Westdale Student Services for a virtual meeting where these documents may be presented.  You may also call Westdale S.S. (905-522-1387) and set an appointment to drop off the registration package and documentation. 
  3. You will be contacted by email by March 1, 2022 regarding the status of your student’s registration at Westdale. 
  4. Please contact Westdale Student Services should you have difficulty downloading any of the required documents. 

 

Grade 8 Virtual Information Session – How to select courses (Jan 26th)

Grade 8 Information Session for students & parents/guardians coming soon!

Join us for the HWDSB Virtual Session: How to Select Grade 9 Courses

Information on How to Make Course Selections in Xello Program

January 26th 2022 6:00 p.m.

Please join the online meeting here:

https://hwdsb.info/HS-courses

 

Not sure of your catchment?

  • If you are unsure of your catchment status, please visit the HWDSB website and use the Find a School tool to determine which school your student will attend.
  • Type in your address, select your grade level, select your program (French Immersion or Regular), then click “Search”.

Documents for Registration

Videos

  1. Introduction – Welcome to Westdale – HWDSB.tv
  2. Subject Department – Subject Departments – HWDSB.tv
Updated on Wednesday, February 09, 2022.
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