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COURSE SELECTION 2009 FROM STUDENT SERVICES SEMESTERING /COURSE LOAD GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS COURSE CODES & GRADE LEVELS COURSE SELECTION PROCEDURE SPECIAL.

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2 COURSE SELECTION 2009 FROM

3 STUDENT SERVICES SEMESTERING /COURSE LOAD GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS COURSE CODES & GRADE LEVELS COURSE SELECTION PROCEDURE SPECIAL PROGRAMS

4 STUDENT SERVICES PERSONAL COUNSELLING EDUCATIONAL COUNSELLING CAREER COUNSELLING

5 STUDENT SERVICES A to K - Ms. Blynn L to Z - Mr. Luke

6 COUNSELLOR VISITS PARENT EVENING – March 11, 6:00 p.m. at Cole Harbour District High School RETURN COMPLETED SHEET COURSE SELECTION BOOKLET & SHEET COURSE SELECTION PROCESS

7 SEMESTERING YEAR IS DIVIDED INTO 2 PARTS: SEMESTER 2: FEB TO JUNE FOUR COURSES EACH SEMESTER SEMESTER 1: SEPT TO JAN

8 Graduation Requirements 18 credits

9 3 ENGLISH GRADE 10 GRADE 11 GRADE 12

10 18 credits 2 MATH

11 18 credits 1 CANADIAN HISTORY CANADIAN HISTORY 11 OR AFRICAN CANADIAN STUDIES 11 OR MIKMAQ STUDIES 10

12 18 credits 1 GLOBAL STUDIES GLOBAL HISTORY GLOBAL GEOGRAPHY

13 18 credits 2 SCIENCES

14 18 credits 1st SCIENCE SCIENCE 10 BIOLOGY PHYSICS CHEMISTRY

15 18 credits 2nd SCIENCE PHYSICS OCEANS CHEMISTRY BIOLOGY GEOLOGY

16 18 credits PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10, 11 OR 12 PHYSICALLY ACTIVE LIVING 11 OR

17 18 credits 1 FINE ARTS COURSE MUSIC BAND ART DRAMA MUSIC VOCAL

18 18 credits 2 OTHERS MATH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY From:

19 TECHNOLOGY Exploring Technology Exploring Technology Construction Technology Construction Technology Communications Technology Communications Technology Production Technology Production Technology Computer Programming Computer Programming Applied Information Technology Applied Information Technology Digital Film/Video Making Digital Film/Video Making Design Design Multi Media Multi Media Word & Information Processing Word & Information Processing OR 2 MORE MATH OR SCIENCE

20 18 credits 5 ELECTIVES

21 18 credits 7 GRADE 10: MAXIMUM: 7 5 GRADE 12: MINIMUM: 5

22 COURSE TYPES ACADEMICADVANCED French Immersion IB GRADUATIONOPEN ESSENTIALS

23 Academic ( AC ) College, university or other post-secondary institutions FOR:

24 Advanced ( AD ) Students with exceptional academic ability or achievement FOR:

25 Graduation ( GR ) A graduation diploma leading to employment or limited post-secondary study FOR:

26 Open ( OP ) enrichment FOR: PS: May not meet entrance requirements to post - secondary institutions

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28 MUSIC PROGRAM Alternates with English Alternates with English Taken every second day Taken every second day Taken over the whole year Taken over the whole year Still get two credits-English Still get two credits-English BAND offered three grade levels BAND offered three grade levels Music Band 10 / 11 / 12 Music Band 10 / 11 / 12 Music Vocal 10 /11 /12 also available Music Vocal 10 /11 /12 also available

29 FRENCH IMMERSION 9 French Immersion credits 9 French Immersion credits Fran ç ais and one other F.I. Credit per year (minimum) Fran ç ais and one other F.I. Credit per year (minimum) Compulsory 4 in Grade 10: Fran ç ais, Histoire, Science Integr é e, Mode en vie actif) Compulsory 4 in Grade 10: Fran ç ais, Histoire, Science Integr é e, Mode en vie actif) You may take one or more F.I. Courses even if you are not doing the whole program. You may take one or more F.I. Courses even if you are not doing the whole program. REQUIREMENTS

30 FRENCH IMMERSION COURSES GRADE 10 GRADE 11 GRADE 12 FRA10ACFFRA11ACFFRA12ACF HIS10ACFCHS11ACFBIO12ACF/AD SCI10ACFMVA11OPFDRO12ACF DRA10ACF BIO11ACFEPH12ACF EPG12ACF DFV12ACF

31 STUDENTS NOT WISHING TO CONTINUE IN FRENCH IMMERSION BUT WANTING TO TAKE CORE FRENCH SHOULD TAKE FRENCH 11 AC NOT FRENCH 10 AC

32 Diploma Preparation Program (Pre IB) English 10AC Art 10AC French 10AC Fran ç ais 10 ACF Drama 10AC History 10AC Histoire 10 ACF Drama 10ACF Math 10Plus AC Exploring Tech 10OP Science 10AC Science 10ACF MVA11OPF Music Band 10AC Spanish 10 AC

33 MEETING STUDENTS NEEDS LEARNING CENTRE LEARNING CENTRE PROGRAM ADAPTATIONS PROGRAM ADAPTATIONS INDIVIDUAL PROGRAM PLANS INDIVIDUAL PROGRAM PLANS ADVANCED COURSES ADVANCED COURSES

34 LEARNING CENTRE IPPS IPPS TUTORING TUTORING LITERACY LITERACY NUMERACY NUMERACY ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS RESEARCH RESEARCH ENRICHMENT ENRICHMENT TIME MANAGEMENT TIME MANAGEMENT SHORT TERM SUPPORT SHORT TERM SUPPORT LONG TERM SUPPORT LONG TERM SUPPORT MUST BE REFERRED MUST BE REFERRED CAN REQUEST HELP CAN REQUEST HELP

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36 PART TWO COURSE SELECTION

37 MATH DECISION CHOOSING COURSES BALANCING YOUR LIFE COURSE SELECTION SHEET AND BOOK TOPICS ON-LINE GUIDANCE WEBSITE

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39 COURSES TAKEN IN GRADE 10 YEAR ENGLISH MATHEMATICS SCIENCE ACS / CHS/ MMA FINE ARTS PHYSICAL EDUCATION OR PHYSICALLY ACTIVE LIVING MVA(FI only)

40 Decisions to Make Math- which level / type Math- which level / type Science – Which level to take Science – Which level to take Canadian History – African Can or Canadian History or MiKMaq Studies Canadian History – African Can or Canadian History or MiKMaq Studies French Immersion Program-Yes / No French Immersion Program-Yes / No Fine Arts- which one or ones Fine Arts- which one or ones Which electives to take Which electives to take

41 ENGLISH DECISION GRADE 10 ENG10AC GRADE 11 ECM11GR ENG11AC ENG11AD GRADE 12 ECM12GR ENG12AC ENG12AD AHL12AC

42 SCIENCE CHOICES INTEGRATED SCIENCE 10 AC or INTEGRATED SCIENCE 10 ACF

43 MATH OPTIONS MATH 10E (ESSENTIALS) or MATH 10 GR ( FOUNDATIONS) or MATH 10 AC PLUS

44 MATH 10E Essentials Practical real life Math Practical real life Math Leads to Math 11E (Essentials) Leads to Math 11E (Essentials) Limited homework Limited homework Smaller class size – 25 max Smaller class size – 25 max

45 Who Should Take Math 10 Essentials ? Have successfully completed grade 8 math and are recommended by their grade 9 math teacher Have successfully completed grade 8 math and are recommended by their grade 9 math teacher Struggle with many concepts in math Have experienced little success in math Students Who:

46 MATH 10 GR (Foundations) Leads to Math 11 GR (Foundations) Leads to Math 11 GR (Foundations) Math content is similar to Math 10 AC but more concrete / less abstract Math content is similar to Math 10 AC but more concrete / less abstract Smaller class size – max 25 Smaller class size – max 25

47 Who Should Take Math 10 GR Foundations ? Successfully complete grade 9 math Successfully complete grade 9 math Have a strong grasp of basic math skills Students who: Understand most concepts but need practice and reinforcement Often need prompting to complete work

48 MATH 10AC PLUS Academic Runs All Year – 2 credits – Math 10 AC and Math 10 AC Plus Runs All Year – 2 credits – Math 10 AC and Math 10 AC Plus Nightly homework Nightly homework Leads To MATH11AC or 11AD, Math 12 AC or AD, Pre Cal and Calculus Leads To MATH11AC or 11AD, Math 12 AC or AD, Pre Cal and Calculus Additional hours provide time for development & reinforcement of concepts or extension and enrichment of course Additional hours provide time for development & reinforcement of concepts or extension and enrichment of course

49 Who Should Take MATH 10 AC PLUS ? - have mastery of math skills and concepts - grasp new concepts with little difficulty -Are committed to completing assignments and homework Students Who: -have strong initiative and work well independently

50 Math Options

51 DECIDING ABOUT MATH YOU NEED TWO MATH TO GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL ANY 2 MATH COURSES (AT DIFFERENT GRADE LEVELS) WILL MEET THIS REQUIREMENT

52 BUT WHICH MATH AND HOW MANY MATH WILL YOU TAKE ?

53 DEPENDS UPON : DEPENDS UPON : Talk with your teachers / counsellor / parents How you are doing in math now and What you want to do in the future

54 NOVA SCOTIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DEPENDS UPON THE PROGRAM YOU WISH TO TAKE EXAMPLES

55 COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND MATH SEE ON-LINE GUIDANCE FOR LIST 56 PROGRAMS MATH REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION 1 PROGRAM MAT11AC REQUIRED 4 PROGRAMS MAT12AC RECOMMENDED 18 PROGRAMS MAT12AC REQUIRED

56 THINKING OF UNIVERSITY? WHICH MATH YOU WILL NEED DEPENDS UPON WHAT YOU WANT TO STUDY…

57 ACADEMIC MATH IS NOT A REQUIREMENT FOR BACHELOR OF ARTS AT DALHOUSIE ST MARYS MOUNT SAINT VINCENT BUT SOME UNIVERSITIES DO REQUIRE: A MINIMUM OF GRADE 11 ACADEMIC MATH

58 BACHELOR OF COMMERCE or BUSINESS REQUIRES GRADE 12 MATHEMATICS: ACADEMIC or ADVANCED or PRE CALCULUS WITH A MIN MARK OF 65% or 70%

59 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE GRADE 10 GRADE 11 GRADE 12 MAT10 PLUS MAT11ADMPC12AD MAT12ADCAL12AD

60 AN EXCEPTION: MOUNT SAINT VINCENT UNIVERSITY WILL ACCEPT MATH 12 AC FOR ADMISSION INTO A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE

61 GUIDANCE WEBSITE on the Cole Harbour High School webpage REQUIREMENTS FOR: NOVA SCOTIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE UNIVERSITIES And MOST OTHER POST SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS

62 SO IN GRADE 10 EVERYONE CHOOSES ENGLISH MATHEMATICS SCIENCE ACS/ CHS/MMA FINE ARTS PHYS ED 10 OR PLV 11 AND ELECTIVES In Order of Preference from a Variety of Grade 10 & Grade 11 Courses

63 ELECTIVES MATH 10 PLUS STUDENTS MATH 10 PLUS STUDENTS WILL TAKE 7 COMPULSORY COURSES AND WILL TAKE 7 COMPULSORY COURSES AND I ELECTIVE I ELECTIVE MATH 10E and MATH 10 GR STUDENTS MATH 10E and MATH 10 GR STUDENTS WILL TAKE 6 COMPULSORY COURSES AND WILL TAKE 6 COMPULSORY COURSES AND 2 ELECTIVES 2 ELECTIVES

64 ACCOUNTING 11AC AFRICAN CANADIAN STUDIES 11AC ART 10AC BIOLOGY 11ACBIOLOGY 11AD BIOLOGIE 11ACFCHILD STUDIES 11OP COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY 11OP CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY 10OP DRAMA 10ACECONOMICS 11AC EXPLORING TECHNOLOGY 10OP LEARNING STRATEGIES 10GR

65 GEOGRAPHY 10AC HISTOIRE 10ACFHISTORY 10AC HISTOIRE CANADIENNE 11 ACF CANADIAN HISTORY 11AC HISTORY 11AC (European)MIKMAQ STUDIES 10 FRANÇAIS 10ACFFRENCH 10ACFRENCH 11AC MUSIC BAND 10ACMUSIC VOCAL 10AC OCEANS 11AC SPANISH 10AC TOURISM 11AC

66 Learning Strategies (LST) 10 This course is designed for students who have experienced difficulties in their academic work in junior high and will need extra support in making the adjustment to high school. This course is designed for students who have experienced difficulties in their academic work in junior high and will need extra support in making the adjustment to high school. The course focuses on literacy skills, organizational skills and time management. Support is given to assist with completing homework from other courses.

67 TECHNOLOGY COURSES AVAILABLE TO GRADE 10 STUDENTS CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY 10OP EXPLORING TECHNOLOGY 10OP COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY 11OP

68 CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY Topics surrounding the construction industry Topics surrounding the construction industry 40% theoretical / 60% hands on 40% theoretical / 60% hands on Activities include: surveying, bricklaying, concrete work, drywall, subdivision design and computer aided drafting Activities include: surveying, bricklaying, concrete work, drywall, subdivision design and computer aided drafting

69 EXPLORING TECHNOLOGY Areas of construction, communication and energy, power and transportation Areas of construction, communication and energy, power and transportation 40% theoretical / 60% hands on 40% theoretical / 60% hands on Activities: solar houses, computer aided drafting, airplane design (design and fly it) Activities: solar houses, computer aided drafting, airplane design (design and fly it)

70 COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY Focuses on print media Focuses on print media Computer-based course Computer-based course Projects: digital photography, computer-aided design, desktop publishing, designing flyers and logos and electronic silk screening Projects: digital photography, computer-aided design, desktop publishing, designing flyers and logos and electronic silk screening

71 STRATEGIES FOR CHOOSING (Course Selection Book-page 2) Use Education Planning Chart

72 PLAN FORWARDS AND BACKWARDS CONSIDER WHERE YOU WANT TO BE IN THE FUTURE LOOK AT WHERE YOU ARE NOW

73 EDUCATION PLANNING CHART GRADE 9GRADE 9 GRADE 10 ENG MATH SCIENCE ACS / CHS/MMA FINE ARTS PLV GRADE 11 ENG MATH SCIENCE GRADE 12 ENG/AHL HGS/GGS STUDY STUDY FUTURE PLANSFUTURE PLANS 2 - M/S/T FRENCH IMMMUSICELECTIVES

74 Check out college / university requirements (websites on p.30) Read Course Descriptions Talk with Counsellor/Teachers/Family Keep Your Options Open F INE TUNE YOUR SELECTION Decide which electives to take and Decide what level of course to take

75 ALTERNATES CHOOSE 2 ALTERNATES IN THE ORDER OF YOUR PREFERENCE ALTERNATES ARE ONLY USED IF YOUR OTHER COURSES ARE NOT AVAILABLE

76 YOU DONT CHOOSE WHICH SEMESTER YOUR COURSES WILL BE IN!! EXAMINE BOTH SEMESTERS FOR A REASONABLE BALANCE IF TIMETABLE IS BADLY BALANCED 1.Submit a Course Change Request form and 2.See your Counsellor the FIRST week of September

77 PLEASE CHOOSE CAREFULLY as Course Changes may not be possible in September

78 IS THAT ALL THERE IS?

79 EXTRACURRICULARS Student Council Yearbook Newspaper (Cava Chronicle) Peer Helpers Computer Techies CavWay (Teen Health Centre) Committees/Clubs/Sports Teams (depends upon interests of students and availability of staff and coaches) Wrestling Volleyball Basketball Football Rugby Soccer Curling Mountain Biking Badminton Hockey Softball Track and Field Cross Country ICF club (InterChristian Fellowship) Cheerleading Field Hockey Weight Room Drama Art Club Table Tennis Debating Floor Hockey Volunteer / Community Activities

80 EXTRACURRICULARS SELF SELF OTHERS OTHERS FUTURE OPTIONS FUTURE OPTIONS SCHOLARSHIP / AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP / AWARDS BENEFITS :

81 SOCIAL EXTRA CURRICULARS STUDIES FREE TIME JOB BALANCE IS THE KEY

82 ON – LINE STUDENT SERVICES ON-LINE NEWS ON-LINE NEWS POTENTIAL GRADUATES POTENTIAL GRADUATES GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS COURSE SELECTION BOOK COURSE SELECTION BOOK POST SECONDARY REQUIREMENTS POST SECONDARY REQUIREMENTS HELP LINE FOR TEENS ( ALCOHOL, DRUGS, EATING DISORDERS, SEXUALITY ) HELP LINE FOR TEENS ( ALCOHOL, DRUGS, EATING DISORDERS, SEXUALITY ) SCHOLARSHIPS / LOANS SCHOLARSHIPS / LOANS CAREER CRUISING User name: Cole Password: Harbour CAREER CRUISING User name: Cole Password: Harbour ADHD ADHD SPECIAL PROGRAMS AND OPPORTUNITIES SPECIAL PROGRAMS AND OPPORTUNITIES

83 CLICK ON STUDENT SERVICES GO TO THE COLE HARBOUR WEBPAGE

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