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What do you need to graduate from an Ontario high school?
November
21
This is an excellent guide for students and parents to reference. If you have questions do not hesitate to contact us at info@yyzacademy.com

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Release of the Revised Grade 10 Career Studies Course (GLC20)
October
1
The curriculum within Ontario schools is everchanging. Below please find the Ministry of Education’s newly revised course curriculum for the Grade 10 Career Studies Course (GLC 20) for September 2019 implementation. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/curriculum/secondary/career-studies-grade10.pdf We are looking forward to a refreshed curriculum to meet our students changing needs.

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Summer School at YYZ - July 2 to July 26, 2019
June
15
Earn an Ontario secondary school credit in the month of July. Many courses to choose from. The cost is $499.00/credit for domestic students, international students are to contact the school for further information or email the Director with the email provided below. Register today or email counsellor@uyssvr.ca

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What is YYZ Academy ?

YYZ Academy, BSID# 884369, is a private online secondary school that offers students worldwide the opportunity to receive an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).

YYZ Academy offers grade 9 to grade 12 Ontario high school courses. Students can take all courses online. YYZ is a Ministry inspected school that offers credits upon completion of course; these credits are then transferred to student's home school or YYZ if this is your home school. YYZ can also be a home school regardless of whether you live in Canada or not. Your Ontario School Record (OSR) will be securely stored within our Toronto offices. To support your unique learning styles, we also offer online tutoring to help and support students to better understanding course material.

What YYZ Academy Offer
  • YYZ Academy (YYZ) can organize the test administration for students whose Ontario Student Record (OSR) is held at YYZ. The test can be written at the YYZ office in Toronto, Ontario, where students will be supervised by an YYZ staff member. Students may also write the test at an alternative location if they make special arrangements as specified by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The test must be supervised by a suitable official who satisfies the requirements outlined by EQAO.

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  • Advanced Functions, Grade 12 University Preparation. Prerequisite: Grade 11 Functions, University or Mathematics for College Technology, Grade 12, College Preparation. Note: Advanced Functions (MHF4U) must be taken prior to or concurrently with Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U). Grade 12 ADVANCED FUNCTIONS (MHF4U) A. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions B. Trigonometric Functions C. Polynomial and Rational Functions D. Characteristics of Functions

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  • Calculus and Vectors, Grade 12 University Preparation. The Grade 12 university preparation course Calculus and Vectors is designed to prepare students for university programs, such as science, engineering, and economics, that include a calculus or linear algebra course in the first year. Note: The new Advanced Functions course (MHF4U) must be taken prior to or concurrently with Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U).

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  • Mathematics of Data Management, Grade 12, University Preparation. Prerequisite: Functions, Grade 11, University Preparation, or Functions and Applications, Grade 11, University/College Preparation. The Grade 12 university preparation course Mathematics of Data Management is designed to satisfy the prerequisites for a number of university programs that may include statistics courses, such as those found in the social sciences and the humanities.

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  • English As a Second Language. ESL Level 1 Open ESLAO, no prerequiste ESL Level 2 Open ESLBO, prerequiste ESL Level 1 or equivalent* ESL Level 3 Open ESLCO, prerequiste ESL Level 2 or equivalent* ESL Level 4 Open ESLDO, prerequiste ESL Level 3 or equivalent* ESL Level 5 Open ESLEO, prerequiste ESL Level 4 or equivalent* *“Equivalent” may be an equivalent course of study in other provinces in Canada or in other countries or a proficiency level D.

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  • Civics and Citizenship Grade 10, prerequisite-none. Civics and Citizenship, Grade 10, Open (CHV2O). This course explores rights and responsibilities associated with being an active citizen in a democratic society. Career Studies, Grade 10, Open level course, 0.5 credits for each course, prerequisite-none. This course teaches students how to develop and achieve personal goals for future learning, work, and community involvement.

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  • July 2 to July 26, 2019.

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Why Choose YYZ Academy for Online High School?
Admissions

Students, worldwide, have access to enrol in courses 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Once all supporting documents have been received and vetted, access to the course will be granted to the students. Once registered, the self-directed model will allow students to complete courses at their pace, giving students the flexibility to fit their respective schedules. Students have a 10-month window to complete their course. Please contact counsellor@uyssvr.ca for details.

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Accomodations

The term accommodations is used to refer to the special teaching and assessment strategies, human supports, and/or individualized equipment required to enable a student to learn and to demonstrate learning. Accommodations do not alter the provincial curriculum expectations for the grade. Accommodated only is the term used on the IEP form to identify subjects or courses from the Ontario curriculum in which the student requires accommodations alone in order to work towards

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Individualized Education Plan (IEP)

• a written plan describing the special education program and/or services required by a particular student, based on a thorough assessment of the student’s strengths and needs – that is, the strengths and needs that affect the student’s ability to learn and to demonstrate learning; • a record of the particular accommodations needed to help the student achieve his or her learning expectations, given the student’s identified learning strengths and needs

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English Language Learners (ELL)

English language learners are students whose first language is a language other than English or is a variety of English that is significantly different from the variety used for instruction in Ontario’s schools, and who may require focused educational supports to assist them in attaining proficiency in English.

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Final Exams

Culminating exams will be closed book in nature. To maintain academic integrity, a proctor will be assigned to the student. A proctor ensures that all examination rules and procedures are maintained. The date, time, place, and proctor for a student’s final exam are selected by the student but must be approved by the YYZ Examination Officer. Proctors can be: 1. An approved in-person individual that oversees the exam or 2. A service that oversees the exam such as Examity.

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Forms and Documents

Post Secondary Application Proctor Information Various Ontario Ministry of Education Forms

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Attendance Policy

There is a direct correlation between student success and attendance. It is easy to drift from your responsibilities as a student, knowing this, we have implemented procedures for you to follow. These policies will be strictly reinforced with all students. Students are expected to: 1. Complete their course content within ten months 2. Log-in to the website at minimum three times a week 3. Failing to do so will result in an absence (A) on the official report card

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Truancy Policy

Students are expected to be actively engaged throughout their course. Failing to log-in for 59 days will result in the student's online account to be suspended. Once suspended, a Pyramid of Intervention will be enacted to reinstate the student. This Pyramid may consist of: 1. Teacher Intervention 2. Principal Intervention and 3. If 18 years of age or younger, parent intervention The minimum requirement to log-in to the school is three times a week.

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Payment Policy

The fee for the course must be paid in full at the time of registration. Students may cancel their registration no later than the end of the first week the start of classes. There will be a non-refundable $50.00 fee for cancellation. After that day, there will be no refunds for cancelled registrations.

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YYZ Tutoring

Our Ontario Certified Teachers (OCT) are prepared to assist should you require additional tutoring support. Packages of 10 sessions can be purchased via your teacher. These sessions allow for one on one, on-demand support. For more information, please ask your teacher.

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FAQ - About Us and Post-Secondary Credit Validation

What is YYZ Academy? It is a private online secondary school that offers Ontario credits, affording students the ability to earn an OSSD. We are an accredited school that is inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education. All our curriculum is derived from ministry curriculum documents and developed by certified Ontario teachers (OCT). Are YYZ credits approved by post-secondary institutions? Yes, they are, as they count towards your OSSD. Our Ministry BSID# is 885599.

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FAQ - Eligibility and Duration

What is YYZ Academy? It is a private online secondary school that offers Ontario credits, affording students the ability to earn an OSSD. We are an accredited school that is inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education. All our curriculum is derived from ministry curriculum documents and developed by certified Ontario teachers (OCT). Are YYZ credits approved by post-secondary institutions? Yes, they are, as they count towards your OSSD. Our Ministry BSID# is 885599.

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FAQ - Tutition Fees and Additions Costs

What is the tuition fee? The tuition fee for domestic students is $499/course. International students are to contact counsellor@uyssvr.ca for details. Are there additional costs? Only if students transfer courses or if they require greater than 10 months to complete the credit.

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FAQ - Enrolment and Registration

What is YYZ Academy? It is a private online secondary school that offers Ontario credits, affording students the ability to earn an OSSD. We are an accredited school that is inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education. All our curriculum is derived from ministry curriculum documents and developed by certified Ontario teachers (OCT). Are YYZ credits approved by post-secondary institutions? Yes, they are, as they count towards your OSSD. Our Ministry BSID# is 884365.

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