Left, MPSJ student volunteers waiting with school prospectus in hand  at the Open House. Right, three student volunteers posing together at the Open House.

Specialist High Skills Majors (SHSM)

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Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) is a specialized program which allows students to experience a range of customized, career-focused learning opportunities, while working towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Students who successfully complete the SHSM requirements will have a special Red Seal embossed on their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) when they graduate.

Michael Power - St. Joseph High School offers the SHSM program under the following disciplines: Health & Wellness, and Sports.

SHSM is a specialized program which allows students to experience a range of customized, career-focused learning opportunities, while working towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Students who successfully complete the SHSM requirements will have a special Red Seal embossed on their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) when they graduate.

Health and Wellness

Our Health and Wellness SHSM program allows students to develop skills and experience in their preferred sector of focus within the program (e.g., healthcare, fitness, child care and family services).

Sports

Our Sports SHSM program gives students the develop industry-specific skills and experience, and prepare for a career in the sports sector through hands-on learning.