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Iona Catholic Secondary School
"Life is a Gift, Faith is a Journey, Learning is our Challenge"
  • Iona Catholic Secondary School
  • 2170 South Sheridan Way
  • Mississauga ON, L5J 2M4
  • Phone: 905.823.0136
  • Fax: 905.823.0248
  • Principal: Olivia Faraone
  • Vice Principal(s): Caroline Mallozzi
  • Genya Woloshyn
  • Superintendent: Deborah Finegan-Downey
  • Trustee:
  • Mario Pascucci (Ward 1)
  • Sharon Hobin (Ward 2)
  • Sharon Hobin (Ward 8)
+More School Info

Guidance / Courses

Upcoming Important Dates for 2017:

Thnking about a Year 5!  There is still time to register in Guidance to confirm course selection and registration for next year.

June 7- August 25  University AIS (Admission Information Serviceshows which Ontario universities have admission places available for September 1st year undergraduate programs

June!!- Gr. 12s You can still apply for OSAP after officially "accepting" a Post Secondary offer. Check the online calculator to see if you qualify for any assistance.  Processing may take 2 months 

June 20-26 - Semester 2 Final Exams

June 27 - Exam Review Day

June 27 or 28 - Summer School eLearning Orientation - *MUST attend 1 session at 7pm at St. Francis Xavier

June 28 - Grade 12 Graduation Day (Mass and Ceremony)

Tuesday, July 4 - Summer School begins **Late Admission Walk in (10:30-3 at locations with spaces available)

Tuesday, September 5 - WELCOME BACK!  First Day of 2017-2018 School Year 

September 22-24  Ontario Universities Fair - Learn about all 21 Ontario universities MTCC, Toronto.  Register for your Passport in advance at

October 24-25 Ontario College Information Fair - Direct Energy Centre, Toronto


Use myBlueprint to update your yearly IPP requirements.  Explore "High School Planner, Goal Setting, Occupations and Post Secondary Planner" and plan your future!  **Note that June 2017 final grades will be posted to myBlueprint in September.

For update on Academic Enrichment (opportunities throughout the year and during the summer),  Job  and Volunteer Opportunities...see the Bulletin Boards and info binders in Guidance.  There are lots of Volunteer Opportunities this spring (Cancer Society activities, Riverwood Rubbish CleanUp, Mississauga Marathon etc.)

Summer jobs with Ontario Public Service were posted January 3rd - select "Student" for Career Level 

Post Secondary Campus Events (incl. Open House Tour Dates): Campus Events

Post Secondary Education Reference Information for Grade 12

* You can still apply "Late" (May-June) to Ontario Colleges and selected University Programs!  Check the application websites for info on open programs.

College Diploma and Degree Programs - (Create your own account)

University Degree Programs - (Create an account using your unique PIN# now available in Guidance)  Can still apply to non-specialty programs, but "equal consideration date" of January 11th has passed.  Call institution first to check.

Check the "Scholarship" binder regularly for new info.

NEW!  the revised Ontario government OSAP website has a quick calculator to estimate the amount of grant and/or loan money a student "could" receive shows the Post Secondary transfer pathways i.e. from College diplomas to University or College degrees

Key information for Students and Parents - click the following links:

Presentation - Key Points and Dates (12 slides):  Grade 12 Presentation

Process - Reference Document:  Postsecondary Application Process 2016-17

Reference Document: Important Dates for Gr. 12 Students

Post Secondary Campus Events (incl. Open House Tour Dates): Campus Events

Information on Postsecondary Campus Open House Visits and Other Enrichment Events for ALL Grades - check individual institutions.  All Ontario university events are listed on

OSAP Post Secondary funding calculator (Info on free tuition if parent income is less than $50,000): 

Guide to Funding Higher Education:  Funding Higher Education

Some Questions to Consider for University / College Programs:  Questions to Consider

Iona Guidance Counsellors    2016-2017

Ms A Sudetic 
Guidance Administrative Assistant
ext. 65137




Ms N Groshens
Guidance Counsellor/Teacher

Grs. 10-12

A - M


Ms N Arsenault
Department Head - Guidance

Grs. 10-12

N - Z 

plus all Students with an IEP (10-12)


Ms A Howell
Guidance Counsellor/ Teacher


Grade 9

A-Z (includes IEP Gr. 9)



Mr N Wirkowski    
Student Success Teacher 

Grade 12 


Ms L Booker
Child and Youth Worker
Iona Extension

Ms A Noble
School Psychologist,
Iona Extension

Ms L Barker-Thomas
School Social Worker
Iona Extension 65144

Course Outlines:

Grade 10 Career Studies


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