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Toronto Catholic District School Board


New to Neil McNeil
STEAM Education


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We are very excited to announce that the STEAM program is being introduced at Neil McNeil for the first time in September of 2019!  STEAM will take the place of a long-standing enrichment program at Neil, the MSE Program.


The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program, with an additional focus on creativity within technology i.e (STEAM) - has been developed for students who enjoy and excel in the subject areas of Math, Science and Technology and who welcome the challenge of working in an enriched classroom environment with other like-minded students.  STEAM students are active in a curriculum that is steeped in inquiry-based teaching which promotes comprehensive understandings of key concepts.  Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics are applied to real-world contexts enabling students to make connections between their learning and their world.  The goal of the STEAM Education is to prepare students for post-secondary study and the 21st Century workforce.


This STEAM program exists within the framework of Neil McNeil’s rich tradition of strong academics, excellent athletics and an outstanding fine arts program in music and visual arts.




Students move together in Grades 9, 10 and 11 as a class in the four core areas of Math, Technology, Science, and English.  STEAM students in Grade 12 may select courses based on the requirements of their chosen post-secondary programs of study.  Acceptance into the STEAM program indicates a firm commitment to the program.




STEAM is grounded in rigorous school-based curriculum with many opportunities for unique hands-on learning.


How do I apply?


In order to be considered for the STEAM program at Neil McNeil for September 2019, students must complete and submit the entire application package no later than, NOVEMBER 9, 2018.  Acceptance and non-acceptance letters will be sent out to students on December 10, 2018.   Please send your completed application to the attention of Mr. Hunt, Principal, Neil McNeil High School.


Additional program information and additional applications will be available at our Neil McNeil Open House on OCTOBER 16, 2018 at 6:30 PM. 
Completed STEAM applications may also be submitted to Mr. Hunt at the Open House event. 
Please click on the link to open the application.  You must print and complete it fully.  Deadline is November 9, 2018.