Mainstream Program

  • Courses of study from Grade 9 through to Grade 12.

  • Ten courses are needed to complete Grade 9. Nine are required courses.

  • The remaining one is an elective.

  • Minimum of eight credits to complete Grade 10.

  • Cumulative minimum of 16 credits for Grade 11, six of which must be at Level 20.

  • Minimum of 24 credits (Grades 10 to 12) required to complete Grade 12, five of which must be at the 30 level.

Modified Program

  • To accommodate students experiencing difficulty with the mainstream academic program

  • Credits will be offered in Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, Native Studies and Science.

  • Placement is on the basis of student achievement during the previous year and teacher recommendation.

Honours and Advanced Placement Programs

  • Honours offered in English, French, Mathematics/Calculus, Music, Science/Chemistry, and Studio Art.

  • This program presents enriched and challenging opportunities for more capable students.

Transition Program (Grade 9 only)

  • Allows for more time with an individual teacher and a cohort of students.

  • Enhances subject integration.

  • Encourages students to learn and practice skills for success.

  • Provides for flexibility in teaching styles and student activities in the two-hour time block.

English Program

  • Christian Ethics 90

  • English A90

  • English B90

  • Social Studies 90

French Immersion Program

  • Education Chretiénne 90

  • Français A90

  • Français B90

  • English 90

  • Sciences Humaines 90

  • Mathematics 90 A & B

BEST (Be Engaged in School Today)

  • Assists students who are academically at risk because of attendance or behavioural concerns.

  • Students designated into small groups.

  • Academic and social growth facilitated with counselling.

  • Involves one period per day for one or two semesters.

  • Students receive credit in the course taught that semester.

  • Referrals through teachers, counsellors, and/or administrators.

Driver Education

In co-operation with Klassen Driving School Ltd., Holy Cross High School offers a Driver Education Program for students.  Students must be registered in the Secondary Level, Grades 10, 11, or 12.  Students will be automatically registered through Klassen's Driving School organized by age, from oldest to youngest.  Registration acceptance invitations will be issued for each partipcant 10 days prior to the start date of a class.  Invitations must be returned to the main office of the school with an SGI registration number in order for students to participate in the class.