grade 9 nelson students

missed grade 9 parent night? No problem! we've got you covered


The focus of the material is to provide an overview of the grade 9 program course content, methods of assessment and evaluation, and expectations for students. We hope this video/presentation supports your child’s transition to high school and helps our students and their families develop a sense of belonging and safety in our Nelson school community.

Video Presentation: Nelson High School Grade 9 Night (Virtual)


Looking for the community service hours tracking sheet?

The sheet and rules for eligibility can be found here: Tracking sheet Eligible/Ineligible activities

have community service hours to submit?

Submit your hours here: Submit Community Service hours

Looking for some ideas for community service hours?

Search here for opportunities: Volunteer Halton SPARK Ontario

Check here for ideas from the board: HDSB ideas during COVID

When can I start and how many do I need?

Students can start accumulating their hours in the summer following their grade 8 year. You need to complete 40 hours to graduate.

what does guidance do?

If you have an questions about high school, or you are struggling with your courses, we are here to help and support you.

The Guide to Secondary School has a wealth of information as well.

when will i choose my courses for grade 10?

We will start talking to you about this process in November but your final course selection for next year isn't done until February.

Start planning now by using the High School Planner option on myBlueprint. Login using the "School Account Log In" option.

Course descriptions and required prerequisites can be found here. Use the flowchart to determine what you need to take a grade 10 course.