3Learning Goal: To instil in every potential MCI Gr Learning Goal: To instil in every potential MCI Gr. 9 student the appropriate knowledge and skills in preparation for SeptemberPart ONE:Course Request 1O1: “The Basics”Dec. 16th, 2013Part TWO:Course Request : Career CruisingJan.13th-15th, 2014Part THREE:Grade 8 Information MCIJan. 16th, 6:30pm
4Diploma Requirements (O.S.S.D.) for your 4 years 18 Compulsory Credits+12 Optional Credits=30 Total CreditsSuccessful Completion of theOntario Secondary SchoolLiteracy Test40 hours of CommunityInvolvement
7Applied (P) A practical, more hands-on approach with some theory Smaller class sizeMore teacher interaction to ensure focus and direction of taske.g. CGC1PL
8Academic (D) Theoretical in Approach Abstract Thinking Self-Directed Learning/Independent LearnerLarger Class Sizee.g. SNC1D1
9An 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/neede.g. PPL1O8/PPL1O9Open (O)
10Courses Requiring Special Permission and/or Advice Grade 9:Locally-DevelopedESLLearning Strategies (GLE)Later:Co-OpSpecialist High Skills Major (SHSM)Advanced Placement
11Advanced Placement Advanced Placement: Grade 12 – Exams For highly-motivated studentsGreat interest in Math & SciencePre-AP: Grade 11Advanced Placement: Grade 12 – Exams
12How do you wisely determine which courses are best for YOU? ResearchConsultReflectASK LOTS OF QUESTIONS!Courses can be found in :MCI Course OfferingBooklet(Inside the Planning Guide)Career Cruising Website via YRDSB WebsiteYork RegionCourse Directory(online)Passion, Career, Ability
13WHEN REQUESTING YOUR COURSES ON CAREER CRUISING ReadCarefully!ChooseCheck
14Thursday January 16th, 2014 6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m. What’s next?See you and parents/guardiansThursday January 16th, :30p.m. to 8:00p.m.Where?Middlefield C.I. CafeteriaGuidance Counsellors will visit your school onJanuary 13-15th, 2014
15Grade 9 Registration Booklets HOOLEYGrade 9 Registration BookletsAll registration booklets due to MCI onTues. February 4th, 2014PRINT NEATLY !!!Booley
16Course Planner/Course Request 6 or 7 compulsory +2 or 1 electives3 additional music IF desiredIf no music, maximum of 3 spares entered3 alternatesSubmit electronicallyPrint – Signatures - Hand to homeroom teacherCourse Planner/Course Request
17February 14th, 2014 February 14th, 2014. All course requests due on Career CruisingFebruary 14th, 2014Signed hard copy course requests forms due on the same dayFebruary 14th, 2014.We LOVE to meet deadlines!!!
18Thursday Jan. 16th @ 6:30pm! We will see You with Your Parents/GuardiansonThursday Jan. 6:30pm!@ Middlefield C.I.
19Post your parent’s/guardian night reminder card on your fridge or somewhere visible Visit our MCI websiteFollow us onNext Steps…