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Summer School - Reach Ahead

Summer School Program - Reach Ahead

Receive one grade 9 credit for attending 4 weeks in July at your secondary school.

July 2 - 26, 2019

Registration opens January 8, 2019 and will close June 16, 2019.

For answers to Frequently Asked Questions please click here.




4-week credit-bearing course

Mandatory attendance

Earn a credit before high school

Face-to-face instruction

School orientation

Healthy active living strategies


*Times/Locations Subject to Change

  • The Reach Ahead program is a face to face experience that involves four (4) full weeks of daily on-site instruction.  The course will run from July 2 to July 26, 2019.  Daily attendance for all four (4) weeks is required in order to earn this Grade 9 credit. Holidays should not be taken during the duration of the course.

  • The Reach Ahead program will Monday through Friday, from July 2 to July 26 and will be approximately 6 hours per day. The program hours are linked to transportation (buses), which have not been confirmed yet, however, will fall some time between 8:30 – 3:30. The set program hours will be confirmed closer to July via email to all registrants and their parents/guardians.

  • Bus transportation from limited central locations will be available for students in the Reach Ahead program.  Bus schedule information will be confirmed in June when course registration closes. It is important to note that door to door bus service will NOT available. 

  • Students will not be required to wear a uniform for any of the Reach Ahead courses, however, for those taking PAD1O personal athletic clothing must be worn each day.

  • Reach Ahead courses will take place at Holy Trinity (HT) and St. John’s College (SJC) from July 2 to 26, 2019.  These are face to face courses and attendance is mandatory in order to earn the credit.

  • Assumption College (ACS) students will attend classes at the St. John’s College location due to significant construction taking place at Assumption College in July. Transportation from ACS to SJC will be organized if required.  More information about that will be provided at a later date.

  • Students will require their board username and password to access course content.  If students do not know their username and password, they must speak to their current grade 8 teacher for this information.  If the teacher is not able to assist, please contact Tamara Quigley, Continuing Education Secretary at

  • If circumstances change and a student is no longer able to/does not wish to participate program from July 2 to July 26, 2019, please contact Tamara Quigley, Continuing Education Secretary, at prior to July 2, 2019.  The student's name will be removed from the registration list without academic penalty.  Please note: Parental consent is required for removal from a course for all students under the age of 18, so if a student is under the age of 18 a parent must be the one who makes the contact.

  • A communications plan in place, so student registrants and their parents/guardians should expect to see informational emails in May and in June.

  • An information evening for parents/guardians and students will also be held at secondary schools to address questions.  A meeting date will be confirmed shortly and will be communicated via email as soon as possible.




**********Due to mandatory facility upgrades and construction, the Reach Ahead program for Assumption College School (ONLY)
will now be offered at an alternative location with transportation provided from central locations. More details for registrants to follow via email.***********


For more information please contact the Student Success Teacher at your Secondary School:

Assumption College School – Nita Apostoli-Surette – (519)–751–2030 Ext. 232

St. John’s College School – Laurie Camilleri – (519)–759–2318 Ext. 234

Holy Trinity Catholic High School – Christine Deconinck-O’Neail – (519)–429–3600 Ext. 105


Assumption Lions

Holy Trinity Titans

St. John's Eagles

Assumption College
257 Shellard Lane
Brantford, ON N3T5L5

Holy Trinity Catholic High School
128 Evergreen Hill Road
Simcoe, ON N3Y 4N5

St. John's College
80 Paris Road
Brantford, ON N3R 1H9

St. Mary Catholic Learning Centre

Main Office 519-753-0552

Continuing Education Secretary (Temporary) - Tamara Quigley 519-756-6505 Ext. 407

Principal of Continuing Education - Terre Slaght 519-756-6505 Ext. 402