Presentation on theme: "North Grenville District High School Grade Eight Orientation Principal: Mr. Stephen Sharp Vice Principal: Mr. Dale Dixon Guidance Counsellor: Mrs. Anne."— Presentation transcript:
North Grenville District High School Grade Eight Orientation Principal: Mr. Stephen Sharp Vice Principal: Mr. Dale Dixon Guidance Counsellor: Mrs. Anne Parry
North Grenville District High School 4 cr. English (1 per grade) 3 cr. Mathematics (at least one in Gr.11or 12) 2 cr. Sciences 1 cr. French 1 cr. Canadian History 1 cr. Art 1 cr. Canadian Geography Ontario Secondary School Diploma Compulsory Requirements
North Grenville District High School 1 cr. Health and Physical Education ½ cr. Career Studies and ½ cr. Civics Plus: 1 additional cr. English or Social Sciences or Canadian and World Studies or Guidance and Career Ed. or Coop Education or French as a second language or Native language or classical or international language. 1 additional cr. Business or Arts or Phys. Ed or Coop Ed. 1 additional cr. Science (gr.11/12) or Technology or Coop Ed. Diploma Requirements continued:
North Grenville District High School Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test * taken in Grade 10 * may retake each year if not successful * may take the Literacy course in graduating year if not successful on test 40 Hours completed Community Involvement Diploma Requirements
North Grenville District High School 18 Compulsory Requirements 12 Other courses of your choice ____ 30 Credits towards earning an OSSD Ontario Secondary School Diploma
North Grenville District High School 1 English Applied (P) or Academic (D) or Locally Developed (L) ✓ 1 Math ( P or D or L) ✓ 1 Science (P or D or L) ✓ 1 Canadian Geography ( P or D or Extended French ) ✓ 1 French (P or D or Extended) ✓ 1 Physical Education (Open) ✓ 1 Arts (Open) ✓ 1 Exploring the Technologies (Open) ✓ Grade Nine Program
New Grade 9 Arts Options: New !The Certificate of Recognition in the Arts ▪ Grade 8 students will order their choices by numbering their art preferences 1 through 4: ▪ Visual Arts ▪ Dramatic Arts ▪ Instrumental Music ( for students with previous experience or interest in playing a wind instrument) ▪ Expressing Aboriginal Cultures
North Grenville District High School Semester Applied Open College OSSD University Credit Apprenticeship Workplace Compulsory What is your destination pathway?
North Grenville District High School Semester 1 Semester 2 8-9:00 Math Science 9:10-10:10 French English 10:15-11:15 Canadian Geography Technology Lunch 12:05-1:05 Phys. Ed MSIP 1:10-2:10 MSIP Arts Buses leave at 2:20 Sample Grade Nine Timetable
Exciting News at NGDHS!! Introducing Specialist High Schools Specialist Programs Fall 2011: Transportation Specialist Program Health and Wellness Program Communication & Design Program Opening of the New NGDHS in Fall 2012!!!
North Grenville District High School Come to our Grade 8 Open House Evening on February 9th, 2011. Fill out your Course Selections Forms with your parents and teachers. Hand them in to your teacher by February 14th, 2011. Visit the school with your classmates later in the spring. We look forward to seeing you all next fall!