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  • 1. Grade 12 Parent Graduation Information Evening October 13, 2011South Burnaby South Secondary School and the
  • 2. Administration • Mr. G. Li, Principal, Burnaby South • Mr. J. Tyler, Vice Principal (A –K) • Ms. P. Hari, Vice Principal (L-Z) • Ms. J. Murn, Vice Principal, BCSD • Ms. Ehrlich-Brady, Vice Principal, BCSDSouth
  • 3. Student Services Mr. Chow Ms. P. Bromley, (A – C, Oral & Counsellor International (D-G) Programs) Mr. B. Sookochoff Counsellor (H-McRory)South Ms. J. Fenn, Ms. W. Steeves Department Head, Counsellor Student Services, (Mec – R, Counsellor Visually (S - Z) Impaired)
  • 4. Student Services Mr. Lee Ms. L. Matsumura Advanced Career Programs Placement Advisor Coordinator Mr. K. Kwan Career Programs Ms. T. Tsai Advisor Graduation Scholarship Transitions CoordinatorSouth Mr. B. Greer, Ms. S. Docherty Youth Services Youth Engagement Worker Support Worker
  • 5. TODAY’S PRESENTATION  Student Success  Graduation  Graduation Transitions  Post Secondary Requirements  Scholarships  Graduation ActivitiesSouth  Questions??
  • 6. STUDENT SUCCESS Expectations  Final year at Burnaby South  Being a good citizen  Role model for other students  Taking care of each otherSouth
  • 7. Responsibilities  Make education a top priority  Treat everyone with respect  Attend all classes and be on time  Complete all assignments  Prepare for examsSouth
  • 8. GRADUATION What You Need to Graduate  A minimum of 80 credits (4 credits/course)  48 credits = required courses  28 credits = elective courses  4 credits = Graduation Transitions  30 hours of work experience 80 hours of physical activity completedSouth  after PE 10 (for current Grade 12’s only)
  • 9. Required Courses  48 credits (12 courses)  English 10, 11 and 12 (Comm 11, 12)  Social Studies 10 and 11  Mathematics 10, Mathematics 11 or 12  Science 10 & Science 11  Physical Education 10South  Fine Arts or Applied Skills 10, 11 or 12  Planning 10
  • 10. Elective Courses  28 elective credits or 7 courses  12 of these credits or 3 courses must be at the Grade 12 levelSouth
  • 11. Exams  AP Exams – May 7 – 18, 2012  Optional Grade 12 exams – eliminated September 1, 2011  English 12 – June 25, 2012  Social Studies 11 – June 21, 2012  Final mark is issued by the Ministry of Education at the end of AugustSouth
  • 12. Provincial Exams  Grade 10 Exams - (20% of the final grade) English 10, Math 10 & Science 10  Grade 11 – (20% of the final grade) Social Studies 11  Grade 12 – (40% of the final grade) English 12 or Communications 12South
  • 13. GRADUATION TRANSITIONS  Work Experience  Physical Activity Log  Grad Transitions Package  Transition Plan  Grad Transition Plan SummarySouth  Resume  Student Led Interview
  • 14. School WebsiteSouth
  • 15. Graduation Transitions  Once you click on the Graduation Transitions blog, you will see the following:South
  • 16. Transitions Assignments  All the Assignments and Templates are found on this link:South
  • 17. Transitions Assignments  All the Assignments and Templates are found on this link:South
  • 18. POST SECONDARY General Entrance Requirements  Math 11 & English 12  At least one academic Science 11 (Biology, Physics, Chemistry or Earth Science)  At least 3 other approved academic courses at the grade 12 levelSouth
  • 19. con’t  A second language (grade 11 level) is required for direct university admission in British Columbia  All other requirements will vary depending on the post secondary institution  The most accurate information is available online on the university websites  Please see the links we have listed on theSouth Student Services section of our school website
  • 20. Important Websites  Simon Fraser University www.sfu.ca  UBC www.ubc.ca  University of Victoria www.uvic.ca  BC Institute of Technology www.bcit.ca  Douglas College www.douglas.bc.ca  Capilano College www.capcollege.bc.ca  Douglas College www.douglas.bc.ca  Langara College www.langara.bc.ca  Kwantlen Polytechnic University www.kwantlen.bc.caSouth  Vancouver Community College www.vcc.bc.ca  Emily Carr www.eciad.ca  Univ,-Coll of the Fraser Valley www.ucfv.ca  University of Northern BC www.unbc.ca
  • 21. English Language Requirement  This will vary according to the college or university. Requirements and necessary web links are clearly outlined on the post secondary website.  Some examples of ways to meet this requirement: -overall grade of 80% English 12 -write the LPI (Language Proficiency Index test) -write the TOEFLSouth -detail information – Counselling blog -- Graduation
  • 22. Entrance Applications  Douglas College – October 15, 2011 (first day for submissions from current Grade 12 students)  Langara College – October 1st  Kwantlen Polytechnic University – Nov 1st  For all other post secondary institutions, please refer to their websites forSouth application admission dates
  • 23. Post Secondary Presentations  SFU Post Secondary Evening Monday, November 22nd at Burnaby South in the MJFox Theatre  Post Secondary information for all BC Colleges and Universities (not UBC) Friday, November 25, 2012 1-3 pm CafeteriaSouth  UBC – November 8th, Nikkei Heritage Centre, 6:30-8:00 pm
  • 24. SCHOLARSHIPS Types of Scholarships  Ministry Sponsored  Post-Secondary Institutions  Private Organization  District Sponsored  School SponsoredSouth
  • 25. Ministry Sponsored  Provincial Exam Scholarship ($1000) -Science 10, Math 10, English 10, SS 11, English or Communications 12 -“B” (73%) English 12 (final mark) - one “A” (86%) - three “B”s (73%) on four of five examsSouth
  • 26. Ministry Sponsored  Passport to Education - $500 for Grade 12  Dogwood District Authority Awards ($1000) -Superior achievement in Fine Arts, Applied Skills, Physical Education or Secondary Languages -4 or more courses in specialized area (Grade 11/12 level)South
  • 27. Post Secondary Institutions  Entrance scholarships vs. Major Scholarships (4 year)  Many scholarships are conditional  Emphasis on the “well-rounded” person  Bursaries: based on financial needSouth
  • 28. Private Organizations  From various community organizations (eg. TD Canada Trust, Rotary Club, CGA)  Emphasis is on community involvement  Check with your own companySouth
  • 29. District/ School Sponsored  Awards donated to the school or district for a variety of reasons  Some are specific to departments  Parent Advisory Council Awards (To be considered, complete Grade 12South Student Profile sheet or see Mr. Kwan)
  • 30. Getting Ready to Apply  Prepare/update your resume (error free)  References (at least two weeks notice)  Submit Student Profile and Activity Sheet (in-school and community volunteer activities)  Pay attention to criteria and deadlinesSouth  Attend post-secondary info sessions  Check school website (counselling blog)  Attend Monthly Scholarship Meetings
  • 31. Monthly Scholarship Meetings  lunch in G206  Additional meeting Oct 19th 3:15pm  Notices on RATV  English 12 classes-scholarship bulletin board (updated monthly) Meetings – upcoming scholarships, Q/ASouth 
  • 32. Website: Counselling blog  FacebookSouth
  • 33. South Twitter
  • 34. South
  • 35. GRADUATION ACTIVITIES  Senior Formal  Dinner & Dance  School Leaving CeremonySouth
  • 36. Senior Formal  Semi-formal  Date: November 23, 2011 @ Metrotown Hilton  Cost is $15.00  Students must be in good standing (attendance, conduct)South
  • 37. Dinner & Dance  Formal evening  Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver  Friday, May 11th , 2012  from 6 to 12 pm  Cost: $120  Parents are invited to drop their son/daughter off at the start of the event.  Students must be in good standingSouth (attendance, conduct)
  • 38. School Leaving Ceremonies  Friday, May 25, 2012 at 7pm  Bill Copeland Centre  Cost is $65 and includes 2 tickets  Additional tickets are $5 each  Cost includes grad gown rental and purchase of souvenir cap and tassel and graduation folderSouth
  • 39. People to Contact  Ms. Hari, Exams  Mr. Lee, AP  Ms. Tsai Graduation Transitions  Mr. Kwan, Scholarships Ms. Hari, Graduation & School LeavingSouth   Graduation teacher sponsors: Ms. McKenzie, Ms. Binning, Ms. Tuccori, Ms. Slaney-Travato
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