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Title: Feb 5 Parent Meeting


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Course Programming for Grade 9s going into Grade
10
Welcome to Seycove!
Feb 5 Parent Meeting
Feb 12-15 Student Meetings
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Counsellor
Ms. Ruby Willems 604-903-3643 (direct,
confidential) rwillems_at_nvsd44.bc.ca
Grade Administrator
Ms. Nancy Roberts
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At Seycove we believe in C.L.A.S.S.
Consideration
Leadership
Achievement
Sportsmanship
Scholarship
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SCHOOL CAREER
K Gr 7 8 9 10 11 12
 
 
THE NEXT FEW YEARS WILL FLY BY......
 
THEN ??????
College? University? Apprenticeships? Trave
l? Other?
 
 
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Things to think about . . .
  • Reflect on this year
  • What do you like?
  • What are you good at?
  • Look ahead
  • Know your options
  • Choose wisely your classes
  • not your friends!
  • Plan for success

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Building for Success
Grade 12 and beyond
Grade 11
Grade 10
Grade 9
Grade 8
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Transitioning to a credit system(Each class is
now worth 4 credits)
Grade 9 (courses) English Social
Studies Science Math Phys Ed Lifeskills Elective
Elective
Grade 10 (credits) English 10 Social Studies
10 Science 10 Math 10 Phys Ed 10 Planning
10 Elective Elective Provincial exams worth 20
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Credit System
  • Starting in Grade 10, students need CREDITS, not
    COURSES to graduate!
  • Grade 10 - 6 required courses (24 credits)
  • Grade 11 - 4 required courses (16 credits)
  • Grade 12 - 2 required courses (8 credits)
  • 12 REQUIRED COURSES 12 (X 4 credits) 48
    required credits

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Credit System
Grade 10 English 10 Math 10 Science 10 Socials
10 Planning 10 PE 10 Elective Elective ----------
------ 32 credits
Grade 11 English 11 Math 11 Science 11 Socials
11 Elective Elective Elective Elective -----------
--- 28 - 32 credits
Grade 12 English 12 Grad Transitions Elective Ele
ctive Elective Elective Elective Elective --------
----- 28 - 32 credits
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Gr. 10 Programming Form
  • Required courses
  • English 10
  • Social Studies 10
  • Math 10
  • Science 10
  • PE 10
  • Planning 10

Elective courses Consider FLIGHT
program Choose 6 electives in priority order
(get 2)
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FLIGHT program
  • Project based learning (PBL)
  • Inquiry based
  • Cross-curricular (English, Social Studies,
    Science and Information Technology)
  • Flexible timetable (all day, one day)
  • Ipad supports instruction

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Options in Math
Math 8
Math 9 N / Math 9 (Numeracy)
Math 10 FPC Foundations Pre - Calculus
Math 10 AW (Applications Workplace)
Math 11 PRC Pre-calculus
Math 11 F Foundations
Math 11 AW
Math 12 PRC Pre-calculus
Math 12 F
Calculus 12
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Provincial exams
  • Grade10 students must write three Provincial
    exams Math, Science, English.
  • Provincial exams are worth 20 of total grade
    this is combined with the school mark for a
    final, blended grade.
  • BC Ministry of Education Scholarships are now
    calculated on all FIVE Provincial exam results
    En, Ma, Sc 10, SS11, En12

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Choices are important so
  • Take a look at what you like to do
  • Check out career options
  • Keep your options open
  • Choose elective(s) that you think will be FUN!

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Grade 10 Electives
  • Languages
  • French 10
  • Fine Performing Arts
  • Art 10
  • Drama 10
  • Choir 10 Concert Band 10
  • Jazz Choir 10 Junior Jazz Band 10
  • Concert Choir 10 Jazz Studies 10

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Grade 10 Electives Students MUST take a Fine
Arts or Applied Skills course to graduate
  • Physical Education Home Economics
  • (in connection with PE 10) Foods 10
  • Outdoor Education 10 Textiles 10
  • Technology Education
  • Engineering 10
  • Woodworking 10
  • Learning Support Learning Strategies 10

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Language Courses
French 8 French 9 French 10 French 11 French 12
Beginner Spanish 11 (start in Grade 10) Spanish
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Do I need a second languageto graduate ?
  • To exit Seycove
  • 80 credits
  • All required courses
  • No specific elective courses
  • NO Language 11

To enter post-secondary 80 credits SPECIFIC
required courses SPECIFIC elective
courses Language 11
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  • VISUAL ARTS 10
  • Students will learn art methods and principles of
    art and design
  • Drawing, sketching, painting, ceramics,
    printmaking, and textile arts
  • Sketchbook is included in art fee

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  • DRAMA10
  • Performance course
  • Uses a team building approach to
    build confidence and creativity
  • Theatre exercises, script writing
  • Improvisation
  • Character development
  • Lip synch/dance scene study
  • Priority when casting school plays
  • Collaboration with film tv classes

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  • Concert Band 10
  • Develops technical abilities as well as basic
    music theory music history.
  • Individual evaluations
  • Uniform requirement
  • Opportunity to travel
  • Attendance at all
  • functions mandatory

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  • CHOIR 10
  • Performance based class that develops
  • individual as well as group choral abilities.
  • Small vocal ensembles
  • Music theory sight-singing
  • Opportunity for travel
  • This is a multi-grade offering no previous
    choral experience is necessary.

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  • Intermediate Jazz Band 10 (audition required)
  • Intro to jazz rock, swing and Latin styles
  • Basics of jazz improvisation solo playing
  • Jazz theory history
  • Must take Concert Band concurrently
  • Individual evaluations each term
  • Uniform requirement
  • Opportunity for travel
  • Attendance mandatory at all events

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  • Music Vocal Jazz 10
  • By audition ( commitment)
  • Jazz theory and history
  • Improv and solos
  • Must be enrolled in Concert Choir
  • Opportunity to travel

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ENGINEERING 10 Drafting and Design Electronics
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  • Woodworking 10
  • Learn woodcutting, fabrication finishing
    through project construction.
  • Power equipment
  • Safety procedures
  • Projects

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FOODS 10 More advanced skills in food
preparation. -Nutrition -Recipes -Cooking
experiences
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  • TEXTILES 10
  • More advanced sewing skills through the
    construction of four projects.
  • skirt or pants
  • blouse or shirt
  • nightwear
  • students choice

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  • Physical Education
  • PE 10 is required
  • Options
  • Outdoor Education 10
  • taken in addition to PE 10 double block
  • PE 10 on-line
  • register through NVDL (North Vancouvers on-line
    school)

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Outdoor Education 10
  • Taken with PE 10
  • Grade 10 grad credit
  • Canoeing, camping, rock-climbing, hiking,
    snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, winter
    survival, First Aid
  • Lots of field trips
  • Great alternative to regular PE program

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If Extra Support is Needed
  • Learning Assistance
  • (Tutorial class)
  • For students who have genuine learning
    difficulties
  • and NOT intended as a homework block
  • If currently takingconfirm next year with
    current teacher
  • If you need this supporttalk to your grade
    counsellor

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Info to finish off the year.
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Your job.
  • Keep organized
  • Stay on track
  • Ask questions
  • Choose appropriate electives
  • Be committed to course work
  • Be an active participant in school life

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Get Involved.
Students Council
Yearbook
Drama Productions
Exchanges
Christmas Food Hampers
Best Buddy program
Teams
International Ambassadors
Tech Crew
Intramurals
GSA Club
Contests
Concerts
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Will we have formal exams?? YES!!! Grade
10 Provincial exams are worth 20 School grade
will be worth 80 Provincial exam will be worth
20 TOTAL BLENDED MARK must be a pass to get
credit for the course. Course and Provincial
exams are written in June, in the gym
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What if I fail a course?
Go to summer school!!
You need. a minimum 40 final school grade and
a recommendation from the teacher You
could.(though not recommended) repeat the
course next year or take it through DL
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What if things arent going so well
Ask for help, and get the support you need
Classroom teachers Grade Counsellor Grade
Administrator Parents

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Deadline for Programming Forms
March 1st
To Student Services
www.seycove.ca
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Questions???
Ruby Willems rwillems_at_nvsd44.bc.ca 604-903-3634
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