Secondary Language Credits

Secondary Language Credits2018-12-11T12:03:55+00:00

WHAT’S NEW?

Last class for International Languages is Saturday, December 15 and back on January 12th.  Wishing all students, staff and their families a Wonderful Festive Season and Happy New Year!

Secondary School Language Credits are valuable for youth and adults and up to 6 different languages are offered.
The following Secondary School Credit language classes are offered from September to June on Monday or Wednesday evenings or Saturday mornings:

Arabic is being offered starting this September at St. Louis – Main Campus, 80 Young St. Kitchener on Wednesday evenings from 5:30pm-8:30pm.

Registration: Wed, Sept. 12, 2018 (5:30pm – 7:30pm)

First Class:  Wed, Sept. 19, 2018 (5:30pm – 8:30pm)

Last Class: Wed, May 29, 2019 (5:30pm – 8:30pm)

There are NO Upcoming CLASSES on:

  • Dec 19, 26, 2018; Jan 2, March 13, 2019

Returning Students: REGISTER

New Students: REGISTER

Chinese is offered at Resurrection CSS, 455 University Ave.W., Kitchener on Saturday mornings from 9:30am – 12:30pm.

Registration: Sat, Sept 8, 2018 (9:30am – 11:30am)

First Class:  Sat, Sept. 15, 2018 (9:30am – 12:30pm)

Last Class: Sat, June 22, 2019 (9:30am – 12:30pm)

There are NO CLASSES

  • Oct 6, Dec 22, 29, 2018; Jan 5; Feb 16, Mar 16; April 20, May 18, 2019

Returning Students: REGISTER

New Students: REGISTER

Japanese is offered at St. Louis – Main Campus, 80 Young St. Kitchener on Wednesday evenings from 5:30pm – 8:30pm.

Registration: Wed, Sept. 12, 2018 (5:30pm – 7:30pm)

First Class:  Wed, Sept. 19, 2018 (5:30pm – 8:30pm)

Last Class: Wed, May 29, 2019 (5:30pm – 8:30pm)

There are NO Upcoming CLASSES on:

  • Dec 19, 26, 2018; Jan 2, March 13, 2019

Returning Students: REGISTER

New Students: REGISTER

Polish is offered at St. Louis – Main Campus, 80 Young St. Kitchener on Wednesday evenings from 5:30pm – 8:30pm.

Registration: Wed, Sept. 12, 2018 (5:30pm – 7:30pm)

First Class:  Wed, Sept. 19, 2018 (5:30pm – 8:30pm)

Last Class: Wed, May 29, 2019 (5:30pm – 8:30pm)

There are NO Upcoming CLASSES on:

  • Dec 19, 26, 2018; Jan 2, March 13, 2019

Returning Students: REGISTER

New Students: REGISTER

Portuguese is offered at St. Benedict CSS, 50 Saginaw Parkway, Cambridge on Monday evenings from 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Registration: Mon, Sept 10, 2018 (5:30pm – 7:30pm)

First Class: Mon, Sept 17, 2018 (5:30pm – 7:30pm)

Last Class: Mon, June 17, 2019 (5:30pm – 8:30pm)

There are NO CLASSES

  • Oct 8, Dec 24, 31, 2018; Feb 18, March 11, April 22, May 20, 2019

Returning Students: REGISTER

New Students: REGISTER

Portuguese is offered at St. Louis – Main Campus, 80 Young St. Kitchener on Wednesday evenings from 5:30pm – 8:30pm:

Registration: Wed, Sept. 12, 2018 (5:30pm – 7:30pm)

First Class:  Wed, Sept. 19, 2018 (5:30pm – 8:30pm)

Last Class: Wed, May 29, 2019 (5:30pm – 8:30pm)

There are NO Upcoming CLASSES on:

  • Dec 19, 26, 2018; Jan 2, March 13, 2019

Returning Students: REGISTER

New Students: REGISTER

Spanish is offered at St. Louis – Main Campus, 80 Young St. Kitchener on Wednesday evenings from 5:30pm – 8:30pm.

Registration: Wed, Sept. 12, 2018 (5:30pm – 7:30pm)

First Class:  Wed, Sept. 19, 2018 (5:30pm – 8:30pm)

Last Class: Wed, May 29, 2019 (5:30pm – 8:30pm)

There are NO Upcoming CLASSES on:

  • Dec 19, 26, 2018; Jan 2, March 13, 2019

Returning Students: REGISTER

New Students: REGISTER

The International Languages Secondary Program will help students:

  • Prepare for post-secondary studies and careers in the fields of business, trade and communications
  • Develop skills for international/ global employment opportunities
  • Foster global awareness and understanding

Earn one of the three components in the Waterloo Catholic District School Board’s International Certificate Program

International Languages – Secondary School Credit program is open to:

  • students under 18 currently attending day classes at ANY Secondary School
  • students over 18 currently earning secondary school credits in any other program at St. Louis
  • any adult who is an Ontario resident

If you are interested in this program, and unsure if it is right for you, please do not hesitate to contact us.

If you have a child in Elementary school, consider exploring the International Languages – Elementary program available to them to learn a language for FREE.

All language credit courses, follow Ministry of Education guidelines and are accepted as credits towards an Ontario  Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).  Current graduation requirements recognize at least one credit in a third language and learning one of these languages may also be used toward a WCDSB International Certificate.  St. Louis offers up to 3 credits in each language and it take 110 hours of instruction to earn a credit.  At the beginning of secondary school credit class, teachers describe course outlines, learning outcomes, class expectations, attendance, assignments and culminating activities.

If you already have your OSSD and you are interested in pursuing formal education of learning a language for work, leisure or post-secondary purposes, the credit earned will be applied to your high school transcript, upon request.

Students enrolled in an International Languages- Secondary School Credit pay an annual $50 non-refundable student services fee, payable at registration.  All other tuition costs are funded by the Ministry of Education.

Registration for the 2018-19 school year is CLOSED. Please inquire about registration for classes that begin September 2019

RETURNING STUDENTS:

High school students – must bring fully completed St. Louis International Language Course Selection form that has been signed by the day school principal or Guidance Counselor to the registration day, plus $50.00 registration fee.

Adults – must bring fully completed St. Louis International Language Course Selection form to the registration day plus $50.00 registration fee. The registrar will sign off as guidance counselor.

Click Here —> for International Languages Credit Program details

Please complete ONE following St. Louis International Language Course Selection Form for location you want to attend:

St. Louis Main Campus

St. Benedict CSS

Resurrection CSS

NEW STUDENTS:

New Students must bring: Legal documents to substantiate legal name and date of birth, legal document to substantiate status in Canada, photo identification with current mailing address, copy of Credit Counselling Summary or transcript or report card from previous high school, completed St. Louis International Language Secondary School Registration Form and $50.00 for the registration fee.

Click Here —> for International Languages Credit Program details

Please complete St. Louis International Language Course Selection Form for NEW Students

For more information: Contact Lilianna Sosnowski: stlouis@wcdsb.ca or 519-745-1201

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Where are they now? 

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