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St. Joseph Secondary School
"Be Not Afraid...Come Follow Me!"
905.812.1376
  • St. Joseph Secondary School
  • 5555 Creditview Road
  • Mississauga ON , L5V 2B9
  • Principal: Rosina Ariganello
  • Vice Principal(s): David Parisotto
    Geraldine Roy


  • Superintendents: Silvana Gos
  • Trustee: Luz del Rosario (Ward Mississauga Ward 6, 11)
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​WELCOME TO THE ST. JOSEPH SECONDARY SCHOOL GRADE 8 VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSIONS
 ​
Grade 8 student information session link: ​mp4 icon Grade Eight Virtual Video 2021 NEW.mp4
 
* Please note: These Information Sessions are not live-streamed.  
 
 
 
Interested in Registering for Grade Nine at St. Joseph Secondary School?
For students attending one of our six (6) feeder schools, guidance counsellors will be contacting the grade 8 teachers at your school in November to deliver the course calendars and registration packages. 
  • Our Lady of Good Voyage 
  • St. Bernadette 
  • St. Valentine 
  • St. Herbert 
  • St. David of Wales 
  • St. Raymond  ​

Completed registration packages must be returned to the elementary school by early February.

 
 
Registration Package for Students New to Dufferin-Peel:
 Parents can download a REGISTRATION PACKAGE here: Grade 9 to 12 Registration Package 2022-2023.pdf

 

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS:

1) Download, complete, and return the package to the school beginning February 14th, 2022, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

2) When you arrive at the front doors of the school please call: 905 812 1376 and choose option #2. The Guidance Department will be happy to meet you to receive the application.

3) Vice Principals will reach out to parents all applicants to discuss the transition to grade 9 at St. Joseph S.S.

4) All applicants will be asked to submit proof of payment of their $65 school activity fee by using the link below and following these steps: 

https://dpcdsb.schoolcashonline.com/Fee/Details/97723/146/False/True

i) Look for, "Who are you purchasing this for?" - unclick the checkmark beside "myself" and type in the Student's Name

ii) Click Add to Cart and Click Continue.

iii) Check out as a guest (or click to register if you wish).

iv) Follow the instructions to complete the payment process.

v) Print a copy of your receipt and attach it to your registration package.

 

AP REGISTRATION FOR SEPTEMBER 2022 IS NOW CLOSED.

An announcement from the Guidance Department: (See Latest Updates Below)
 
During this difficult time, we would like to ensure that the Guidance Department remains available to our students.  We will do this in the following ways. 
 
They include sending out information through Myblueprint.  Also, we hope to be able to update the St. Joseph S.S. website regularly.  
 
We will also be sharing information through our Instagram page at: joesguidance, and twitter at @stjoesss.  Please follow us.
 
Also, each counsellor has created their own Google Classroom page.  Please join the classroom of your respective counsellor using the codes listed below.  If you are not aware, your counsellor is assigned according to the first letter of your last name.  Information and documents will be posted through Google Classroom.
 
ALPHA         Counsellor      Google Classroom Code
A-E                 Vasile               3uf5sr6​
F-L                 Palmieri         goyyt4w
M-R                Robitaille         mfxpczn
S-Z                 Macri-Lee         24jm4vk
 
If you wish to discuss your academics, please reach out to us through our emails. Please be sure to provide a telephone number that you can be reached at.
 
Pasquale.Vasile@dpcdsb.org
Garry.Robitaille@dpcdsb.org
Danielle.Macri-Lee@dpcdsb.org

 
Child Youth Worker:
Ms. Caffrey - dreena.caffrey@dpcdsb.org

 
Student Success Teacher:
Ms. Meleca: tonya.meleca@dpcdsb.org
 
 
Please check the various accounts regularly for updates.  We know you have many questions and we hope to answer them when the answers become available to us from the Ministry of Education or from our Board Administration.  
 
Stay well, have patience, and have faith.

 

 
Other Important Documents:

 
Passwords: Changes, Set Up and/or Reset

Attention students who may need a password reset or who are new to our school and do not have a log in and password for our system. If this applies to you, please contact john.lepage@dpcdsb.org in order to have it reset or to be given a brand new log in and password. Or please call 905.812.1376 x 74165, or 74135, or 74190.

 
Course Drop/Change

 
To drop or change a course you must download the course change form, have your parents sign it and send it to the appropriate counsellor.

 

 
Students Taking Private school Courses
 
If you are taking private school courses and you need those courses to graduate, you MUST ask your private school to email us a pdf copy of your report card once you complete the course.  It MUST come from the private school directly to us, not from the student.  Please have them forward the report card to your guidance counsellor's e-mail found above. Your private school is responsible for uploading your marks to OCAS and/or OUAC.

 
Please visit the following DPCDSB Link for FAQ's and answers:

 
https://www3.dpcdsb.org/news/

 

Welcome to the Guidance and Career Education Department 

The Guidance and Career Education department at St.Joseph Secondary School is available to assist students and parents in our community with academic, personal and career planning. Our site provides information and links that are designed to assist you in these three areas. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our department at 905-812-1376, ext. 74181.

Guidance Counsellors

Name
Mr. P. Vasile    
Mrs. S. Palmieri
Mr. G. Robitaille (SHSM Coordinator)  
Mrs. D. Macri-Lee      
Mrs. M. Ventura, Guidance Secretary

Alpha
​A-E
F-L
M-R
S-Z
 

Extension
74185
74183
74186
74184
74181

Support Staff

​Name

Ms. D. Caffrey

Mr. H. Jivraj 

Ms. Hanan 

Mrs. T. Meleca

​Position​​
Child and Youth Worker

Social Worker

Settlement Worker

Student Success Teacher

​Extension​
74187

74131

74173

74196


     

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE V​​OLUNTEER HOURS
In order to graduate, you must perform 40 hours of community service. If you are unsure of what would qualify, see your guidance counsellor PRIOR to your volunteer experience. All hours must be documented and signed off on by the recieving organization. See below to access the link to download your student passport.

CLICK HERE FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS PASSPORTS AND PARENT INFORMATION 
For further information on our department, click on our brochure:

Guidance and Career Educatio​n Brochure


 New To the Country?


Visit t​he site to view a document that helps you understand the high school system. 

 

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