Principal's Welcome Message

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to our Wise Owl community.

At Wise Owl Private School, we are committed to providing a high-quality education that not only challenges your intellect but also nurtures your growth as responsible, global citizens. Our online program is designed to offer education in a flexible and dynamic virtual environment.

It is a place where curiosity is celebrated, where your unique talents and perspectives are valued. As the principal, I want to assure you that our dedicated team of educator is here to guide and support you every step of the way.

We understand the unique challenges and opportunities that online and in person learning presents and we are fully prepared to ensure that you receive great education ad experience. Our vision for Wise Owl Private School’s High School Program is to empower you to become critical thinkers, open-minded individuals, and passionate learners.

We believe in fostering an inclusive and diverse community where every student feels valued and where you have the opportunity to explore your interests and excel in academics, arts, and athletics.

Throughout your time with us, you will be challenged, inspired, and encouraged to reach your full potential. Our mission is to prepare you not only for the academic rigors of high school but also to equip you with the skills and mindset needed to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

Once again, welcome to the Wise Owl Private School High School Program. Together, we will create an enriching and rewarding educational experience. 

With warm regards,

Natalia Galinskaya

Principal
Wise Owl Private School

High school Mission, Vision & Goals

Vision Statement

“Wise Owl is dedicated to providing an educational, safe and enriching that fosters the uniqueness of each student, gives them an opportunity to channel their inner creativity & personality and guide, motivate them to become resilient, emotionally support, responsible, respectful global citizens.”

Mission Statement

“Wise Owl challenges students to achieve academic excellence and prepares them to be critical, curious, passionate thinkers, global citizens so they can thrive in academics, arts, and athletics.”

Student’s Learner Profile

Critical Thinkers
Global Citizens
Inclusive
Balanced
Passionate
Open – Minded 

Academics

The meticulously crafted High School curriculum is designed to surpass the stringent expectations set by the Ministry of Education. Our commitment to academic excellence spans subjects such as English, English as a Second Language, Math, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education, and the Arts. However, our educational philosophy extends beyond knowledge dissemination; it aims to ignite creativity, allowing students to explore and express their unique perspectives. The curriculum serves as a canvas for their innermost thoughts, shaping well-rounded individuals prepared for the challenges of the modern world.

In addition to academic prowess, our curriculum focuses on holistic development. We guide students toward self-discovery, emphasizing qualities beyond the classroom to mold individuals who are academically proficient, balanced, resilient, and inclusive. Emotional support is integral, fostering a sense of responsibility towards oneself and the world. As students progress, they are encouraged to become passionate, respectful global citizens, instilling social responsibility and cultural awareness. Our dynamic curriculum equips students with the skills to navigate the evolving global landscape, shaping individuals capable of meaningful contributions to society.

Grade 9 and 10 Courses

Grade 9 Courses

MTH1W (Mathematics,
De-streamed)

SNC1W (Science, De-streamed)

CGC1D (Issues in Canadian Geography)

ESLBO (English as Second Language)

ALC10 (Visual Art)

PPL10 (Physical Education)

Grade 10 Courses

MPM2D (Principles of Mathematics)

SNC2D (Science)

CHC2D (Canadian History since WWI)

ESLBO (English as Second Language)

ALC10 (Visual Art)

PPL20 (Physical Education)

Grade 11 and 12 Courses

Grade 11 Courses

MCR3U (Functions)

SCH3U (Chemistry, University Prep)

CHW3M (World History, University/College Prep

HSP3U (Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology and Sociology)

ESLCO (English as Second Language, Level 3)

AMU3M (Music)

PPL30 (Physical Education)

Grade 12 Courses

MHF4U (Advanced Function, University Prep)

SCH4U (Chemistry, University prep)

SPH4U (Physics, University Prep)

ENG4U (English, University Prep)

ESLDO (English as Second Language, Level 4)

AMU4M (Music)

PPL40 (Physical Education)

Graduation Requirements

4 credits in English (1 credit per grade)

1 credit in Canadian Geography

0.5 credit in Career Studies

3 Credits in Mathematics (1 credit in Grade 11 or 12)

1 credit in the Arts

0.5 credit in Civics and Citizenships

2 credits in science

1 credit in Health and Physical Education

1 credit in French as a second language

Plus, one credit from each of the following groups

Group 1:

Group 2:

Group 3:

12 optional credits

OSSLT

The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT measures whether students are meeting the minimum standard for literacy across all subjects up to the end of Grade 9. Successful completion of the literacy test is one of the requirements to earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Students who do not successfully complete the OSSLT have other opportunities to meet the literacy graduation requirement. Students can contact their school principal to find out about these options.

Community involvement

The community involvement requirement is designed to provide students the opportunity to understand what civic responsibility is, what it means to actively support their communities, learn more about themselves and discover potential career opportunities. Students can start accumulating their community involvement hours in the summer before Grade 9. A total of 40 hours of community hours is required.

Graduation Requirements

4 credits in English (1 credit per grade)

1 credit in the Arts

1 credit in Canadian Geography

0.5 credit in Civics

0.5 Credit in Career Studies

2 credits in science

3 Credits in Mathematics (1 credit in Grade 11 or 13)

1 credit in Health and Physical Education

1 credit in Canadian History

 1 credit in French as a Second Language

Plus, one credit from each of the following groups:

Group 1:

  • English or French as a Second Language
  • A Native Language
  • A Classical or an International Language
  • Social Sciences and the Humanities
  • Canadian and World Studies
  • Guidance and Career Education
  • Cooperative Education

Group 2:

  • Health and Physical Education
  • The Arts
  • Business Studies
  • Cooperative Education

 

Group 3:

  • Science (Grade 11 or 12)
  • Technological Education
  • French as a Second Language
  • Computer Studies
  • Cooperative Education

 

  • 12 optional Credits 
      • Students must earn 12 optional credits by successfully completing courses offered in their school’s program and course calendar.
      • Optional credits may include up to four credits earned through approved dual credit programs.
  • OSSLT 
      • The Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test (OSSLT measures whether students are meeting the minimum standard for literacy across all subjects up to the end of Grade 9.
      • Successful completion of the literacy test is one of the requirements to earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma. 
      • Students who do not successfully complete the OSSLT have other opportunities to meet the literacy graduation requirement. Students can contact their school principal to find out about these options.
  • Community involvement 
  • The community involvement requirement is designed to provide students the opportunity to understand what civic responsibility is, what it means to actively support their communities, learn more about themselves and discover potential career opportunities. Students can start accumulating their community involvement hours in the summer before Grade 9. More information can be found here: https://www.ontario.ca/page/high-school-graduation-requirements 
    • A total of 40 hours of community hours is required 
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