Information for Grade 12 Students

Graduation Ceremony Information

The DHS Graduation Ceremony 2018 – info to follow

Graduation Checklist:

  • 40 Community Involvement Hours
  • Literacy Test or OLC Course
  • 30 Credits
  • 6 – 4U/M Courses (needed for University)
  • Correct Prerequisites (for High Skills Major, University, College or Work)

Ontario Colleges Application Info:

  • Can apply in October
  • Equal Opportunity Deadline: February 1, 2017
  • Cost: $95 (5 choices)
  • To research colleges go to My Blueprint profile


Ontario Universities Application Info:

  • Can begin applying near the end of November
  • Equal Opportunity Deadline: January 11, 2017
  • Cost: $150 (3 choices) – ($50 per additional choice)
  • To research Ontario Universities click on
  • eINFO on the site
  • To research universities go to your My Blueprint profile

Out of Province Applications

  • Students apply on their own – the guidance counselors will help you with this process
  • Complete the form in the binder on the secretary’s desk to have transcripts sent out of province
  • Deadlines and fees vary – check school websites
  • Out of Country Applications
  • Check with the guidance office for ACT & SAT dates
  • SAT registration and info
  • ACT registration and info
  • Dryden dates: November 5, 2016 and May 6, 2017 – you must register online


  • Apprenticeship opportunities
  • Job/work – do you need some help finding a job? Visit the guidance office for assistance
  • Exit Plan – are you ready for life after high school? Visit the guidance office for assistance
  • To research career opportunities go to My Blueprint profile

Financial Information

April 1, 2018 – Local Bursary Available Online

  • This is for the all of the bursaries and scholarships that are given out by our community
  • Applications are done on-line – go to and click on Guidance – follow the links
  • Deadline for most applications is May 5th but please check each one as they do vary a little

Other Scholarships & Bursaries

  • Additional scholarships and bursaries are posted on our website – click on Guidance and follow the links or check out the binder & bulletin board  in the guidance office
  • Use to access scholarships & bursaries outside of our community
  • Check university or college websites for more scholarship and bursary opportunities
  • Students apply on their own – the guidance counsellors will help you with this process

Ontario Student Assistance Program

OSAP website

Local Bank – Visit your local bank for student loan information


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