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1 Welcome to Middlefield Collegiate Institute!

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3 Learning Goal: To instil in every potential MCI Gr. 9 student the appropriate knowledge and skills in preparation for September Part ONE: Course Request 1O1: “The Basics” Dec. 16 th, 2013 Part TWO: Course Request : Career Cruising Jan.13 th -15 th, 2014 Part THREE: Grade 8 Information MCI Jan. 16 th, 6:30pm

4 Diploma Requirements (O.S.S.D.) for your 4 years 18 Compulsory Credits + 12 Optional Credits = 30 Total Credits + Successful Completion of the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test + 40 hours of Community Involvement

5 Applied Academic Open Locally-Developed Grade 9 & 10 Course Types

6 ENG1P1 Grade Course Type Subject MCI Specific Understanding Course Codes

7 Applied (P) A practical, more hands-on approach with some theory Smaller class size More teacher interaction to ensure focus and direction of task e.g. CGC1PL

8 Academic (D) Theoretical in Approach Abstract Thinking Self-Directed Learning/Independent Learner Larger Class Size e.g. SNC1 D 1

9 Open (O) An opportunity to explore an area of interest for all students Examples: Art, Music, Drama, Integrated Technology, Family Studies, Business, Physical Education, Learning Strategies (GLS) Choose your area of interest/strength/need e.g. PPL1O8/PPL1O9

10 Courses Requiring Special Permission and/or Advice Grade 9: Locally-Developed ESL Learning Strategies (GLE) Later: Co-Op Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Advanced Placement

11 For highly-motivated students Great interest in Math & Science Pre-AP: Grade 11 Advanced Placement: Grade 12 – Exams

12 How do you wisely determine which courses are best for YOU? Research Consult Reflect ASK LOTS OF QUESTIONS! Courses can be found in : MCI Course Offering Booklet (Inside the Planning Guide) Career Cruising Website via YRDSB Website York Region Course Directory (online)

13 WHEN REQUESTING YOUR COURSES ON CAREER CRUISING Read Carefully! Choose Carefully! Check Carefully!

14 What’s next? See you and parents/guardians Thursday January 16th, :30p.m. to 8:00p.m. Where? Middlefield C.I. Cafeteria Guidance Counsellors will visit your school on January 13-15th, 2014

15 HOOLEY Grade 9 Registration Booklets All registration booklets due to MCI on Tues. February 4 th, 2014 PRINT NEATLY !!! Booley

16 6 or 7 compulsory + 2 or 1 electives 3 additional music IF desired If no music, maximum of 3 spares entered 3 alternates Submit electronically Print – Signatures - Hand to homeroom teacher Course Planner/Course Request

17 All course requests due on Career Cruising February 14 th, 2014 Signed hard copy course requests forms due on the same day February 14 th, We LOVE to meet deadlines!!!

18 We will see You with Your Parents/Guardians on Thursday Jan. 16 6:30pm Middlefield C.I.

19 Post your parent’s/guardian night reminder card on your fridge or somewhere visible Visit our MCI website Follow us on Next Steps…


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