Guidance

 

Guidance is an area where students can receive assistance with educational planning, career goals, personal counselling, or referrals to outside agencies.  Guidance counsellors are teachers with additional expertise in the area of Guidance and Career Education and are trained to help students make informed decisions about their future.

Grade 9 Information

 Welcome to Pine Ridge Secondary School

Below are some brochures to help you navigate grade 9 and your new school.

 

School Map

Daily Bell Times

Guidance Services

How to read your timetable

Extra Curricular Brochure

How Parents Can Help

Test Your High Q

 

 Post Secondary Information

September 27th, Period 1, Post-Secondary presentation for grade 12s

September 29th, 6pm Post-Secondary presentation for grade 12 families

 

Pine Ridge Post-Secondary Fair (all Ontario Universities and Colleges)

October 5th, 12:30-2:30

Cafeteria

Garde 11 and 12 students/families' welcome

 

University 2023 deadline for applications - Jan. 12, 2023

OUinfo website

 

College 2023 deadline for applications - Feb. 1, 2023

Ontario Colleges

 

Welcome to Ontario Universities’ Info

Find a Program. Search for your ideal program and find out the information you need to apply, like prerequisites, grade requirements and more. Plus, compare your choices.

www.ontariouniversitiesinfo.ca

 

University Fair - October 1st & 2nd

https://www.ontariouniversitiesfair.ca/

 

College Fair:

October 19th & 20th 

http://ontariocollegefair.ca

 

College website:

https://www.ontariocolleges.ca/en/

  

 

 Durham College RISE
 

Durham College RISE Banner 

 Durham College RISE Information Image

RISE Email Address

Shauna Moor Email Address 

 Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

OSAP Website

 

Students who have questions about OSAP or the OSAP application can contact the Financial Aid Office at the college or university they are attending, or plan to attend.

Grade 8 Students 
 Grade 8 Transition Presentation
Coming Soon!!
 PRSS Course Calendar 2022-2023
 

Course selection dates are coming!! Students will be making their course selections using myBlueprint. myBlueprint

 

PRSS Course Calendar 2022-2023

 

Resources:

Pine Ridge Course Descriptions on myBlueprint 

Pine Ridge Course Descriptions 

 

Online Parent Guardian Course Selection Approval Guide

 

myBlueprint Course Selection Instructions

 

myBlueprint is a comprehensive online education, career/life planning, and digital portfolio tool designed to meet students' learning needs, interests, and aspirations. myBlueprint gives students the opportunity to become an architect of their own future.  As students begin this journey, they should be asking themselves:

  • Who am I?
  • What are my opportunities?
  • Who do I want to become?
  • What is my plan for achieving my goals?

myBlueprint 

Grade 8 Video Tour & Slide Show

 

Pine Ridge SAC Grade 8 Video Tour

 

 

 Grade 8 Tour and Staff Meet & Greet

 

 Graduation & Commencement

OSSD Requirement

Potential Graduates have completed:

Please ensure that you have your 40 Community Service Hours completed and submitted by May 1st in the year you intend to graduate. Until your hours have been submitted and verified, you will not be eligible to receive your Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).

 Community Involvement Hours

Revised Community Involvement Graduation Requirement. For students who are graduating in the 2021-2022 school year, the Ministry of Education reduced the graduation requirement to a minimum of 20 hours of community involvement activities. The community involvement graduation requirement of 40 hours will be restored in 2022-2023.

 

Community Involvement Hours - DDSB

 

 Career Planning
View career planning resources 
 Course Selection

 

Course Selection Guide For Secondary School Students

 

PRSS Course Calendar 2022-2023

 

Course selection is coming soon.  Students will be making their course selections using myBlueprint. myBlueprint

 

Grade 9 Course Selection Assembly
Coming Soon!!
Grade 10 Course Selection Assembly
Coming Soon!!
Grade 11 Course Selection Assembly
Coming Soon!!

 

Pine Ridge Course Descriptions on myBlueprint 

PRSS Course Calendar 2022-2023

Pine Ridge Course Descriptions 

 

Asynchronous eLearning courses:

Note: Students selecting courses for grades 11 and 12 may still select up to two eLearning courses, regardless of whether the rest of their courses are Face-To-Face In-Person or Synchronous Virtual Online Courses.

 

myBlueprint is a comprehensive online education, career/life planning, and digital portfolio tool designed to meet students' learning needs, interests, and aspirations. myBlueprint gives students the opportunity to become an architect of their own future.  As students begin this journey, they should be asking themselves:

  • Who am I?
  • What are my opportunities?
  • Who do I want to become?
  • What is my plan for achieving my goals?

myBlueprint

 

 Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships
View information on awards, bursaries and scholarships 
Night School/Summer School

CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE SELECTION GUIDE FOR STUDENTS

This step-by-step guide will help you complete online course selection for Continuing Education (i.e. Night School and Summer School) using the myBlueprint website.

 LOGIN

1. Visit http://www.myblueprint.ca/ddsb

2. Click School Account Login

3. Sign in with your DDSB credentials

Note: you will need to log in with your own student account username and password – courses cannot be submitted using connected Parent/Family accounts.

 

 

Night School registration myBlueprint

 Continuing Education Course Selection Video: My Blueprint How to Video 

 
 Transcripts

Transcript Ordering

Current Students:

Students who are currently attending Pine Ridge should request their transcript directly from the Guidance Office.  Please do not use this form.

Former Students:

Former students who are over 18 years of age MUST request their own transcript. 

Please make sure you pay for both the transcript and shipping fees (if applicable) when placing your order.  

Shipped Transcripts:

Once you have paid for your order, you MUST email the school at pineridgess@ddsb.ca to provide your full name, date of birth, contact phone number and complete shipping address (if applicable).

Picking Up Transcripts: 

Once you have paid for your transcript, please send an email message to pineridgess@ddsb.ca and indicate your intention to pick up your transcript.  You will receive an email from the school when your transcript is ready for pick up.  Please come in person with photo ID to pick up your transcript (please do not send other people to pick up the transcript on your behalf). 

Email Transcripts:

At this time email transcripts will only be sent directly to post-secondary schools (no personal email addresses).  After submitting your transcript payment, please send an email message to pineridgess@ddsb.ca and include the college/university email address where you would like your transcript to be sent.

Due to the high volume of requests in February, September and June, your order may take up to one week for processing. Otherwise, your order should be ready in approximately 2 business days. 

Click the link below to place your order: 

Please click here to order your transcript