CDSBEO has created 2 helpful documents to aid in Course Selection for high school (Grades 9-12).

Grade 8 Transition Guide for Students and Parents – CDSBEO

This document assists with the new vocabulary associated with secondary schools: diploma requirements, course levels, and planning for a successful start to high school that will build academic confidence and success.

Grade 8 Transition Guide – CDSBEO


Making Sense of Your Choices – CDSBEO. 

This document, created by staff from across the CDSBEO, provides information regarding all pathways available to students. It is particularly helpful when making the transition from Grade 10 to Grade 11.

Making Sense of My Choices – Guide for Students and Parents


Click here to view the Course Calendar for 2019-2020

Course Calendar 2019-2020 Edition

Course Flow Charts 2019 – 2020

Course Calendar Flow Charts – 2019-2020


Grade 9 & 10 Course Selections

Students entering grade 9 or 10 for the next school year are making their course selections using  All students have an existing  username & password.

Students will print off the Course Selection Sign Off sheet, have a parent or guardian sign it, and return to school.

All course selections for Grade 9 & 10 were due prior to March Break for equal consideration of choices.

Future Grade 9 students not currently enrolled in a CDSBEO school

The online system is currently unavailable to students not enrolled at one of our Catholic feeder schools.  Please request and complete a paper copy of the Course Selection Form and return to St. John CHS, Student Services Dept., as soon as possible.  Parents will also need to complete a CDSBEO-St. John Registration Form available on the “For Parents- Forms” tab.  Please call our student services department to make a registration appointment 613-267-4724  x117.

Grade 9 Course Calendar

Grade 9 Course Selection Sheet – 2017-2018

Grade 11 & 12 Course Selections

Students entering grade 11 or 12 for the next school year will also be making their course selections on and will print off the sign-off sheet to take home. Students are encouraged to make Guidance appointments if they have questions or need help.  Parents are also welcome to meet with Guidance staff and Student Success Teachers/Special Education Teachers to discuss course selections for next year.  Please call to make an appointment anytime, and counsellors will be available for drop in during Parent-Teacher Interview nights. Course selections f(my blueprint signoff sheet) for Grade 11 and 12 were due back by March 29 for equal consideration.


A printout of computer-generated timetables will be distributed to all students in May along with a copy of the Master Timetable, so that adjustments can be requested prior to the start of the next school year.

Future Grade 10, 11 & 12 students not currently enrolled at St. John CHS

Parents/Guardians are asked to please call Student Services to get information and to make a registration appointment – 613-267-4724 x 117.