The Literacy Test will be written by all Grade 10 students and Previously Eligible students on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Those students involved should make every effort to be present on this day. It is important that students get a good night's sleep the night before, have a good breakfast and arrive at school on time. Successful completion of the OSSLT is required for graduation.
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W.D.S.S. has approximately 800 students in grades 7 to 12. The exceptional staff provide outstanding opportunities for our students both in their courses and extracurricular activities.
Wallaceburg District Secondary School offers a full complement of classes and courses from Grade 7 through Grade 12. Courses in the various subject areas in grades 9 to 12 are offered in a variety of levels of study (Academic, Applied, Open, College, University/College, University, Workplace, Essential, A.B.L.E. (Academics Based on Life Experiences, D.D. (Developmentally Disabled) and M.F. Medically Fragile, Gifted and Enrichment programming.
The school also offers specific programming to support student success including Learning Strategies courses, a Co-operative Education program, O.Y.A.P (Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program) and a full range of resource services. W.D.S.S. also offers a fully Provincially accredited Personal Support Worker program and Dual Credit opportunities with Community Colleges. We offer Native Studies and Language courses. Six S.H.S.M.’s (Specialist High School Majors) are offered at W.D.S.S. in Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Environment, Health and Wellness, Manufacturing and Business.