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Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM)

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Brief Overview:

Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) programs help to engage students in their learning while 
allowing them to develop skills and have experiences that will enrich their high school experience during their grade 11 and 12 years.  

SHSM programs are available in all Halton high schools in a variety of sectors.  A full list of these 
programs can be found at the Halton Pathways website

Each program supports all student pathways (Apprenticeship, College, University, Workplace).


Sports Application

Do you LOVE Sports? Would you like to include sports in more areas of your learning? If you could have a career connected to Sports, would you? If you answered "YES" to any or all of these questions then, GAME ON! Hayden's SHSM in Sport could be for you!

We have proposed four key sport-related areas:

1. Performance: playing sport at a competitive level, coaching, refereeing, etc.;

2. Preparation & Treatment: athletic training & therapy, fitness, kinesiology, sport medicine, sport psychology, etc.;

3. Recreation & Support: recreation programs for adults & children, camps, leadership in sport, event coordinator, etc.;

4. Business & Media Entertainment in Sport: broadcasting of sport, management, marketing, finances, agents, etc.

Application Process:
  1. Please speak with a Guidance Counsellor at your school to discuss your interest in our program and how participation in our program impacts your high school and post-secondary plan.
  2. Please indicate your interest in our SHSM program on myBlueprint.  This can be completed in the High School Plan section of your myBlueprint account.