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Gradenineregistration

  1. 1. High School Starts TODAY!
  2. 2. We are: <ul><li>Ms. Rudd, Counsellor (A-G) </li></ul><ul><li>Miss Renaud, Counsellor (H-M) </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Olsen, Counsellor (N-Z) </li></ul>
  3. 3. We want you to know... <ul><li>How high school differs from Jr. High </li></ul><ul><li>How to avoid common problems in high school </li></ul><ul><li>About Pearson Programs </li></ul><ul><li>What you need to do to graduate </li></ul><ul><li>Answers to any of your own questions you have about high school </li></ul>
  4. 4. A Day In the Life of a Grade Ten Student <ul><li>~1550 students </li></ul><ul><li>Individual timetables </li></ul><ul><li>Longer classes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 @ 1 hour 20 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 @ 1 hour 45 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tutorial 8:15 – 8:35 </li></ul><ul><li>Classes 8:35 – 3:35 </li></ul><ul><li>50 Minutes lunch </li></ul>
  5. 5. A Day In the Life of a Grade Ten Student <ul><li>FOUR classes each day </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Try to balance your academic load </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 academic + 2 options </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 semesters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>September to January </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>February to June </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. A Day In the Life of a Grade Ten Student <ul><li>Teacher Advisor Group </li></ul><ul><li>Consistent for 3 years </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Mentor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Program planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advocate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help & support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Career Portfolio </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploring your future </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning for life after high school </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. A Day In the Life of a Grade Ten Student <ul><li>More freedom . . . And responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Treated more like an adult </li></ul><ul><li>Expected to act like a young adult </li></ul><ul><li>More choice . . . </li></ul><ul><li>More accountability . . . </li></ul>
  8. 8. A Day In the Life of a Grade Ten Student <ul><li>Pass or fail one class at a time! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you pass you can go on to the next level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you fail, you repeat the class or go to a lower level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be in grade 11 taking a grade 10 course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be in a gr. 10 classes while in grade 11 (or 12)! </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Academic Class Levels <ul><li>Academic classes at different levels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Challenging academic (Honours, IB) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic level (10, 10-1, 10 Pure) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average academic level (13, 10-2, 10 Applied) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easier academic level (14) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Choosing the right level is CRITICAL! </li></ul>
  10. 10. How is the level you take determined? <ul><li>Grade 9 Teacher Recommendations: </li></ul><ul><li>Based on your marks & effort </li></ul><ul><li>In January </li></ul><ul><li>Used for initial course selection </li></ul><ul><li>Finalized in June </li></ul>So . . .
  11. 11. Academic Programs
  12. 12. International Baccalaureate <ul><li>Rigorous pre-university program </li></ul><ul><li>Requires </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Serious Work ethic & Love of learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Separate registration process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pre-IB program in Grade 10 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Engl 10-1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social 10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pure Math 10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science 10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PE10 / CALM 20 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French 10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French 20 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pure Math 20 </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Math <ul><li>Math 14 (0-49%) </li></ul><ul><li>Math 10 Applied (50-64%) </li></ul><ul><li>Math 10 Pure (65% +) </li></ul><ul><li>Math Preparation 10 (40-64%) (summer school) </li></ul>
  14. 14. English & Social Studies <ul><li>English 10-1 (65%+) </li></ul><ul><li>English 10-2 (<65%) </li></ul><ul><li>Social 10-1 (65%+) </li></ul><ul><li>Social 10-2(<65%) </li></ul>
  15. 15. Science Science Science 10 (Science 9 - 50%+) Science 20 Science 30 Chemistry 20 Chemistry 30 Physics 20 Physics 30 Biology 20 Biology 30 Science 14 (Science 9 <50%) Science 24
  16. 16. Physical Education <ul><li>Required ONLY in gr 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Lifetime Activities focus </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor Activities at 20 & 30 levels </li></ul><ul><li>Sports Medicine Option </li></ul>
  17. 17. Option Choices
  18. 18. Career & Technology Studies <ul><li>Business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management & Marketing </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Career & Technology Studies <ul><li>Technologies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Applied technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Processing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Net Prep </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design Studies </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Career & Technology Studies <ul><li>Fashion Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Foods </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Food Prep (commercial) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food Studies (home) </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Fine & Performing Arts <ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Drama </li></ul><ul><li>Dance </li></ul><ul><li>Choral music </li></ul><ul><li>Instrumental music </li></ul><ul><li>Musical Theatre </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Theatre </li></ul>
  22. 22. International Languages <ul><li>French </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish </li></ul>
  23. 23. High School Starts Today! <ul><li>Your effort TODAY determines the courses you get in grade 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Slack off now . . . regret it in grade 10! </li></ul><ul><li>Your best now . . . pays off BIG!!! </li></ul><ul><li>This is the biggest single difference in high school – you are accountable ! </li></ul>
  24. 24. Looking Past Grade 10… <ul><li>Three years from NOW you are making plans for after high school </li></ul><ul><li>Your options: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Post secondary (college, university, apprenticeship, technical school) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upgrade or finish grade 12 </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Looking Past Grade 10… <ul><li>To get to post-secondary education you need to graduate and earn your diploma </li></ul><ul><li>Here’s how… </li></ul>
  26. 26. Looking Past Grade 10… <ul><li>Diploma requirements: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>100 credits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grade 12 English & Social Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grade 11 Math and Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PE 10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CALM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 Credits in CTS, Second Languages, Fine/Performing Arts, & PE 20 or 30 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 Grade 12 Credits other than English & Social </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Looking Past Grade 10… <ul><li>Credits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>50% = credits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li><50% = no credits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each course 3 or 5 credits (or group of 1 credit courses in CTS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>40 credits / year in usual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remember, in 3 years you need 100+! </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Extra-Curricular Activities <ul><li>Clubs and Activities: </li></ul><ul><li>Yearbook/ Manga-Anime Club/ Leadership/ Speech and Debate Club/ Model Parliament and UN/ Drama Productions/ Choir/ Dance Shows/YVC Volunteer Corps/ Girls Culture Club/ Math Contests/ Chess Technology Club/ Camp Connections/ Science Olympics/Social Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Patriot Athletics: </li></ul><ul><li>JR Boys and Girls Volleyball/ Basketball/ Soccer/ Track/ Cross Country/ Swim and Dive/ Soccer/ Badminton/ Rugby/Field Hockey (girls)/ Athletic Council/ Athletic Trainers/ Tournament Volunteers </li></ul>
  29. 29. What are your questions? <ul><li>OK, what have we missed? </li></ul>
  30. 30. Thanks for your Attention!

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