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1 Citadel High To inform Courage, Honour, Strength To challenge The Class of 2017 Phoenix To welcome

2 Citadel High School Your Counsellors: Courage, Honour, Strength A - F N. Smith G – M plus Mac C. Borden N – Z plus Mc L. MacLean

3 Student Services aka Guidance Career & Academic Counselling Confidential Personal Counselling Connections to school & community Virtual Guidance Office (the VGO)

4 How High School Works First Day of School Semesters 1st semester Sept. to January. Exams. 2nd semester Feb. to June. Exams. Class Course Credit Grade 10 8 courses (credits) (4 per semester) Grade 11 7 courses – one study period Grade 12 6 courses – two study periods 21 courses (credits) in 3 years

5 Day by day - Schedule 4 courses every day (75 min.) 2 in the morning 2 in the afternoon

6 PeriodMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday 1 (9: :15) Course 1 Course 2 Course 3Course 4Course 1 2 (10: :35) Course 2 Course 1 Course 4Course 3 Course 2 11: :30 LUNCH 3 (12:40 - 1:50) Course 3 Course 4 Course 1Course 2 Course 3 4 (1:55 - 3:10) Course 4 Course 3 Course 2Course 1 Course 4 Daily Schedule

7 Programs The following programs are offered at Citadel English Program French Immersion Options and Opportunities – O2 International Baccalaureate Diploma - IB (English and French Immersion)

8 French Immersion French Immersion Students must complete at least 9 French Immersion credits to receive a French Immersion certificate. We suggest the following for grade 10 French Immersion: Français 10 Sciences 10 Histoire 10 Arts Dramatiques 10 Mode de Vie Actif 11

9 Options & Opportunities Options & Opportunities O2 students complete Nova Scotia graduation requirements and participate in a number of out of school learning opportunities including some volunteer projects. Small class of 20, application/interview 25% of 02 classes are cohort Strengths in portfolio and career planning Completing 02 awards priority seating at NSCC 02 student can also apply to university Dedicated, hardworking person who likes to explore all options of career and education.

10 IB IB provides a rigorous academic program for grade 11 and 12 students. Grade 10 students who are interested in IB can take three pre-IB courses: French, History and Math. Along with course work, IB students complete CAS (Creativity, Action and Service) TOK (Theory of Knowledge) Extended Essay Students can choose to complete the full IB program or complete a certificate in one subject such as IB Higher Level Music, IB Theatre or IB Visual Art.

11 Graduation Requirements 18 credits are required to graduate from a Nova Scotia High School 13 are compulsory credits 13 are compulsory credits 5 are elective credits 5 are elective credits Maximum 7 grade 10 credits Maximum 7 grade 10 credits Minimum 5 grade 12 credits Minimum 5 grade 12 credits

12 13 Compulsory Credits 3 English 3 English 2 Math 2 Math 2 Science 2 Science 2 Other from Technology, Math or Science 2 Other from Technology, Math or Science 1 Fine Arts (Art, Drama, Music, Dance) 1 Fine Arts (Art, Drama, Music, Dance) 1 Physical Education (PAL, Dance, Yoga, or Phys Ed) 1 Physical Education (PAL, Dance, Yoga, or Phys Ed) 1 Canadian History (CDH11, ACS11, GALS11, or MKS10) 1 Canadian History (CDH11, ACS11, GALS11, or MKS10) 1 Global Studies (GEO12 or HIS12) 1 Global Studies (GEO12 or HIS12)

13 Compulsory Credits English 3 credits required, one from each grade level.3 credits required, one from each grade level. Grade 10 students must take a grade 10 English course.Grade 10 students must take a grade 10 English course.Mathematics 2 required credits from different grade levels.2 required credits from different grade levels. Grade 10 students must take a grade 10 math course.Grade 10 students must take a grade 10 math course.

14 Compulsory Credits Science 2 required: a first science credit plus any other science course.2 required: a first science credit plus any other science course. Grade 10 students should take Science 10 - it is a first science credit.Grade 10 students should take Science 10 - it is a first science credit.Other 2 required credits from either: Technology, Science (above the 2 required science credits), Math (above the 2 required math credits) or any combination of the 3 Math, Science, or Technology.2 required credits from either: Technology, Science (above the 2 required science credits), Math (above the 2 required math credits) or any combination of the 3 Math, Science, or Technology.

15 Compulsory Credits Fine Arts 1 required credit from either: Art, Music, Drama, or Dance.1 required credit from either: Art, Music, Drama, or Dance. All grade 10 students should take a fine arts credit.All grade 10 students should take a fine arts credit. Physical Education 1 required credit from PAL11, Dance 11, Yoga 11, Phys Ed 10, 11, 12,1 required credit from PAL11, Dance 11, Yoga 11, Phys Ed 10, 11, 12, Grade 10 students should choose from Phys Ed 10, PAL 11, Yoga 11 or Dance 11.Grade 10 students should choose from Phys Ed 10, PAL 11, Yoga 11 or Dance 11.

16 Compulsory Credits Canadian History 1 required credit from either:Mikmaq Studies 10, Canadian History 11 Histoire du Canadien 11F, African Canadian Studies 11, or Gaelic Studies 11.1 required credit from either:Mikmaq Studies 10, Canadian History 11 Histoire du Canadien 11F, African Canadian Studies 11, or Gaelic Studies 11. Any Grade 10 students should choose Mikmaq Studies 10 or Gaelic Studies 11.Any Grade 10 students should choose Mikmaq Studies 10 or Gaelic Studies 11. French Immersion certificate select Histoire du Canadien 11F in grade 11French Immersion certificate select Histoire du Canadien 11F in grade 11 Global Studies 1 required credit from either: Global History 12, Global Geography 12, or Geographie Planetaire 12.1 required credit from either: Global History 12, Global Geography 12, or Geographie Planetaire 12. The Global Studies credit is completed in the students Grade 12 year.The Global Studies credit is completed in the students Grade 12 year.

17 Course/Credit Types Subject Name – English, Math, History, etc. Grade Level – 10, 11, or 12 Credit Type Advanced Advanced Academic Academic Open Open Graduation Graduation

18 Citadel High offers a number of supports for students: Resource: For students who require adaptations to meet course outcomes Learning Center: For students who require a program plan with individualized outcomes Student Support Room: For students who may seek extra-help in any subject area Academic Support

19 Try to pick courses because: Interest in the topic Graduation requirement French Immersion certificate Ability

20 Academic Planning Students can explore career and post-secondary options by: Talking with parents and guardians Talking with parents and guardians Visiting their guidance counsellor Visiting their guidance counsellor Accessing the Virtual Guidance Office (VGO) Accessing the Virtual Guidance Office (VGO) Exploring Internet and print resources Exploring Internet and print resources

21 Overview EnglishMathScience Fine Arts Physical Education 2 or 3 Electives 2 Alternates

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