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Rainbow Schools offer many opportunities to earn new credits this summer

Rainbow District School Board will offer many opportunities for students to earn new credits towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma this summer, including Summer School Co-op, eLearning and the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course.

Summer School Co-op

Students will be able to obtain one, two or three new Co-operative Education credits through work placements this summer. The work placements must be linked to courses students have already completed.

Students wishing to obtain one or two credits must register for the session that runs from Tuesday, July 4, 2017 to Friday, August 4, 2017.

Students wishing to obtain a third credit must register for the session that runs from Tuesday, July 4, 2017 to Friday, August 25, 2017.

Students registering for Summer Co-op must include a credit counselling summary from their current school so that the proper Co-op course codes can be applied.

Students are responsible for providing their own transportation to their placements.

Summer eLearning Program

Secondary students can obtain one new Grade 11 or 12 credit in English, Geography, Social Science, or Canadian and World Studies through the Summer eLearning Program. Grade 10 Civics and Careers courses are also available.

Courses will run from Tuesday, July 4, 2017 to Friday, August 4, 2017. Students will need reliable computer Internet access to enroll in the Summer eLearning Program.

Students must register no later than Monday, June 26, 2017 with a Guidance Counsellor at their home school, using the online seat reservation system.

Summer Literacy Course – OSSLC

The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Course (OSSLC) is being offered as a new credit course through Blended Learning for students in Rainbow Schools.

Students will attend afternoon classes three times a week at Barrydowne College, located on the Cambrian College campus, and will be required to take online classes two afternoons a week.

The OSSLC course will run from Tuesday, July 4, 2017 to Friday, August 4, 2017.

Students will need reliable computer Internet access to enroll in the OSSLC and are responsible for providing their own transportation.

For more information or to register for new credits being offered this summer, visit rainbowschools.ca.

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Media Contact:

Nicole Charette, Senior Advisor,
Corporate Communications and Strategic Planning,
Rainbow District School Board, 705-674-3171, ext. 7217.