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How To Register For Courses - Grade 9
Course Calendar​​​
    • ​​There is ​no login required to access the course calendar. 
    • The course calendar provides you with school and diploma information as well as course descriptions. 
Student Course Selection
    • Click on the Student Course Selection Login to load the Durham DSB Course Selection login page 
    • All individual student course selections are done through this website
    • You require a login. Your username is your 9 digit student number, and your password is your birthdate (mmddyyyy). You must create a new password and provide an email address once you login for the first time. 
    • Once you are logged in select the Course Planner from the left-hand menu bar.
    • ​Focus on either Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, or Year 12, depending on the year you are entering. 
    • You can se​lect the entire course calendar by clicking on the blue book symbol found over Year 12
For further information on Course Selection from Grade 8 to Grade 9, please download this file. 

 Grade 9 Compulsory Courses

    • ​​​There are 6 compulsory courses highlighted in yellow, and 2 elective courses in white
    • Grade 9 Compulsory courses are: English, Mathematics, Science, Issues in Canadian Geography, French and Healthy Active Living Education.
    • When selecting your compulsory courses choose the subject, click the + sign and read the five level choices. Hover over each course code to read the course description. Select one by clicking the + sign.
    • English: Please note that students who select ENG1L1 will be given Literacy Skills Development (ESL20) in place of French.
    • Healthly Active Living Education: Please choose either PPL1O3 (male students), or PPL1O4 (female students) when selecting your Physical Education course. 
    • Students who may be exempt from French need to select FSF1P1 for now, the exemption process will be coordinated with the OCVI Special Education Department Head. 
    • If you change ​your mind, simply click the minus sign (-) and reselect a course​

 Grade 9 Elective Courses

​On the white elective box click the + sign and click the drop down arrow for "Select a School Discipline"
    • Choose 9th Grade Electives
    • Hover over the course for more information
    • Click the + sign to select a course
    • You will​ also need to select two Alternative Elective Courses, do this by clicking on the + sign. Alternates will only be used if there is a scheduling problem. 
You may login to the DDSB Course Selection website as many times as you like and your previous choices will be saved, however once you hit the submit button you will no longer be able to make changes to your courses. 

Once you have completed all eight course selections and two alternatives, review them with a parent/guardian and the proceed to the Final Steps. ​

 ​​​​​​​​Grade 9 Final Steps

    • ​​​​​​Click the submit button to send your course request to O'Neill. Once you hit the submit button you will no longer be able to make changes. Your courses are locked. 
    1. Print off the final "sign off" sheet that requires both a student and parent/guardian signature. Take the signed sheet to your Grade 8 teacher immediately! You will not be scheduled for classes until this signed sheet is returned!
Should you have any difficulties, consult your grade 8 teacher. 

 Transition Survey

Grade 8 Transistion Survey
Grade 8 students who will be attending O'Neill next September are asked to complete the following survey: Grade 8 Transition Survey