The course calendar booklet listing all courses available in Ottawa high schools is no longer being published in hard copy. All information is available online at:


Secondary School Course Guide

Once you arrive at this page, please scroll down to Colonel By Secondary School in order to review a list of all course offerings.


Here you will find all course offerings for the 2017-2018 academic year.


Here are the two powerpoint course selection presentations that were presented to students in classes:










Course Planning Sheets:










Following is the timeline of activities regarding this year's Course Selection process:


January 17th: Henry Munro Grade 8 students visit Colonel By - Course Selection information session

January 18th: Grade 8 Parent Information Night

January 24th: Course Selection assistance for grade 8 families (drop in to Guidance Dept.)

February 6th: Return grade 8 option sheets to teacher at Henry Munro

February 10th: All grade 9 Option sheets to arrive at Colonel By

February 13th: Option sheet information session for parents 7:00 pm in Cafetorium

February 6-10th: Option sheet class discussions:
  • Grade 9 through Geography classes
  • Grade 10 through History classes
  • Grade 11 through English classes and TOK classes

February 9th: Report card distribution

February 16th: Parent Teacher Interviews

February 24th: Return signed course selection printouts (and media/internet consent forms) from Career Cruising to subject teachers (for example, geography teachers for grade 9- see above).