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Title: February 26, 2015


1
GRADE 12 COURSE PLANNING
North Delta Secondary
  • February 26, 2015

2
Grads of 2016!!!!
  • Your Grade 12 year will set the stage for a solid
    start to the next stage of your life.
  • Make it count!!!
  • If you dont go after what you want, youll
    never have it. If you dont ask, the answer is
    always no. If you dont step forward, youre
    always in the same place. Nora Roberts

3
Graduation Requirements
ENGLISH
Language Arts 10 4 Credits Language Arts
11 4 Credits Language Arts 12 4 Credits
SOCIAL STUDIES
Social Studies 10 4 Credits Social Studies
11/Civics 11/BC First Nations 12 4 Credits
SCIENCE
Science 10 4 Credits a Science 11 4
Credits
MATH
a Math 10 4 Credits a Math 11 4 Credits
P.E.
Physical Education 10 4 Credits
F.A. A.S.
Fine Arts or Applied Skills 10, 11 or 12 4
Credits
OTHER
Planning 10 4 Credits Grad Transitions
Plan 4 Credits
ELECTIVES
Elective Courses (16 credits must be Gr. 12) 28
Credits
80 Credits
4
Grade 12 courses
  • ENGLISH 12 or COMMUNICATIONS 12
  • STUDY?
  • GRADUATION TRANSITIONS 12
  • ____________________________12
  • ____________________________12
  • ____________________________12
  • _______________________10/11/12
  • _______________________10/11/12
  • _______________________10/11/12

5
Provincial Exams
  • English 10 (20)
  • Mathematics 10 (20)
  • Science 10 (20)
  • Social Studies 11 (20)
  • English 12/Comm 12 (40)
  • Note Students may rewrite a provincial exam
    once within the 12-month period following the
    first attempt at the examination. To rewrite a
    provincial examination more than once, a student
    must retake the course.

6
Check Provincial EXAM Marks on
  • https//www.bced.gov.bc.ca/exams/tsw/tsw/student/w
    elcome.jsp
  • PSI, Post Secondary Institute Forms
  • (instructions on school website)

7
Grad Transitions
  • This is not a course but a project you must
    complete in order to graduate. You receive 4
    credits for completing it.
  • The entire booklet, handouts, examples, websites
    etc. can be found on the ND website (under the
    students tab, click grads and then grad
    transitions).
  • Start working on it this year, as you plan for
    your grade 12 courses. I will accept and mark any
    Grad Transitions completed by grade 11s this
    school year get it done early!

8
Checklist In summary, the following items must be
included in your binder
  • I. Who am I? (Include write-ups and/or visual
    supports for each of the following)
    1. Personality Traits
    2. Activities you enjoy
    3. Strengths

    4.
    Skills 5.
    Healthy Living Plan (all four areas)
  • II. What have I learned?

    1. Completed
    Grad Program Requirement page
  • III. What have I done?

    1. DPA Report
    (completed and signed) 2. Three achievements
    with a reflection for each

    3. 30 Hours of Work or Volunteer Experience
    sheet completed and signed. Attach reflection
    questions answered on a separate page
  • IV. Where am I going?

    1. A fully developed and
    supported Transition Plan for the first year
    after high school 2. A fully developed and
    supported Back Up Transition Plan for the first
    year after high school
  • V. How am I going to get there?

    1. Completed application form
    that matches your plan
    2.
    Completed PSI Selection, with code provided as
    proof (if studying that first year)
    3. Current Resume

    4. Cover
    letter that matches your plan

    5. Completed Budget Plan (for
    school or work/travel)

9
LANGUAGEDO I NEED IT FOR GRADUATION?
POST-SECONDARY? ?
10
A language is NOT required for Graduation, BUT
UBC
Language 11 for all faculties
Beginners Language 11 or Language 11 for all
faculties
SFU
  • No Language Requirement for Entrance

Most BC Colleges BCIT
11
LANGUAGE OPTIONS AT NDSS
  • French 8-12
  • Spanish - Beginning Spanish 11, Spanish 11/12
  • Punjabi Beginning Punjabi 11, Punjabi 11/12
  • Note Grade 12 language classes are based on
    enrollment

12
Language Challenge Exams
  • For those students with a background in Mandarin,
    Spanish, Japanese, Punjabi, Korean, or German
  • you may apply to write a challenge exam to earn
    language 11 and 12 credits
  • see your counsellor for more information (sign up
    is in the fall listen to the announcements)

13
The Math Question
14
the Math Curriculum
  • Three Pathways
  • Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics
    designed to provide students with the
    mathematical understandings and critical-thinking
    skills identified for entry into the majority of
    trades and for direct entry into the work force.
  • Foundations of Mathematics designed to provide
    students with the mathematical understandings and
    critical-thinking skills identified for
    post-secondary studies in programs that do not
    require the study of theoretical calculus.
  • Pre-calculus - designed to provide students with
    the mathematical understandings and
    critical-thinking skills identified for entry
    into post-secondary programs that require the
    study of theoretical calculus.

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UBC Math Requirements For Admission
  • ARTS Foundations 11 Foundations 12
  • SCIENCE Pre-Calculus 11 Pre-Calculus 12
  •  
  • ENGINEERING Pre-Calculus 11 Pre-Calculus 12
  •  
  • BUSINESS Pre-Calculus 11 Pre-Calculus 12

17
SFU Math Requirements For Admission
  • ARTS SOCIAL SCIENCES Foundations 11
  • SCIENCE Pre-Calculus 11 Pre-Calculus 12
  •  
  • ENGINEERING Pre-Calculus 11 Pre-Calculus 12
  •  
  • BUSINESS Pre-Calculus 11 Pre-Calculus 12
  • General entrance requires 60 minimum in
    Foundations 11 or Pre-Calculus 11

18
Admission to College, University College or BCIT
Math Requirements
  • Examples
  • LANGARA KWANTLEN
  • DOUGLAS BCIT
  • Individual programs have their own math
    requirements, so check to see what type of math
    you require
  • i.e. Nursing at Kwantlen requires a B in
    Foundations 11 or Pre-Calculus 11 (among other
    requirements)

19
SUMMER SCHOOL requires a textbook deposit of
100 Sign up online starting april 2
  • Courses Usually Offered
  • Full-Credit Summer School
  • Biology 11, 12
  • Chemistry 11, 12
  • English 10, 11, 12
  • Math 10 F P
  • Math Foundations 11, 12
  • Math Pre-Calculus 11, 12
  • Physics 11, 12
  • Planning 10 (blended)
  • Science 10
  • Socials 10
  • Socials 11
  • 6 weeks in July and August
  • (July 2 Aug 7)
  • 3.25 hour class
  • 830-1130 1200-300
  • Most academic classes offered
  • Beware of the Provincial Exam!
  • 3 classes missed and you will be removed

20
Online Courses
  • Deltas online school is called Delta Access
    check website for course availability
  • Spring / Summer session in all courses currently
    offered (including Planning 10)
  • Online courses also available through
  • Vancouver (VLN),
  • Surrey (Surrey Connect),
  • Fraser Valley (FVDES)
  • ebus
  • Note If you take a course through another
    district, make sure to bring your counsellor a
    copy of your report card

21
Picking your Courses
  • The system will open on Friday, February 27th and
    close on March 13.
  • First come first served!

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Choose your classes wisely! Remember to choose
2 alternates
  • And get your parents to log on to Parent Connect
    to verify your choices.

24
Career Centre Services Ms. Dhanoa Your future
starts here!
mY door is opencome on in
25
Career Centre Services
  • Post Secondary Education Planning
  • Career Planning
  • Scholarships Awards
  • Career Development/ Delta School District Career
    Programs (ACE-IT, SSA, Trades, ETC)
  • Specialty Programs (Encounters Program Delta
    Student Police Academy, Coast Capital Youth Team,
    Educational Camps, ETC.)
  • Employment (Resume, Cover Letters, Interiew
    Preparation

26
WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS?
  • College full time (diploma, certificate,
    university transfer, associate degrees or
    degrees)
  • University full-time
  • Trade/technical school full time
  • Post secondary part time and work part time
  • Travel
  • Work full time
  • Others????

27
FROM ND TOSO MANY CHOICES!

B.C.I.T
Capilano?
V.C.C.?
28
Post Secondary Application Process
  • If you are planning to attend post secondary it
    is critical to research the schools that you are
    considering to check the individual institutions
    entrance requirements.
  • Every College and University has its own Entrance
    Requirements and every program has its own
    special requirements.
  • These requirements are both Course and GPA
    specific.

29
POST SECONDARY DECISIONS
  • Where should I go?
  • UNIVERSITY
  • UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE
  • COLLEGE
  • TECHNICAL INSTITUTION

30
  • WHAT CAN I STUDY???
  • ARTS SOCIAL SCIENCES Criminology, Languages,
    Journalism, Political Science, Psychology,
    History Georgraphy, Culinary, Music, Drama,
    Graphic Design, Interior Design, Counselling,
    Philosophy, Sociology, Social Work, etc.
  • SCIENCES Health, Math, Computers, Biology,
    Chemistry, Physics, Botany, Zoology, Environment,
    Food Nutrition, etc.
  • APPLIED SCIENCES Engineering, Computer
    Programming Technology
  • BUSINESS Accounting, Administration, Human
    Resources, Management, Economics, Marketing,
    Advertising, etc.
  • CAREER TRAINING Dental Assistant, Paralegal,
    Early Childhood Educator
  • TRADES Auto Technician, Welding, Electrician,
    Plumbing, Professional Cook, Pastry Arts,
    Construction, Metal Fabricator, Roofer,
    Warehousing, etc.

31
WHAT IS A UNIVERSITY ARTS/SCIENCE TRANSFER
PROGRAM?
  • A University Transfer program is where a student
  • will attend a College and take up to 60 Credits
  • and then transfer to the University as a third
    year
  • student.

32
BENEFITS OF A UNIVERSITY TRANSFER PROGRAM.
  • There are many benefits for a student to take the
  • University Transfer program
  • Smaller class sizes
  • Costs less
  • Closer to home
  • More support from faculty
  • Earn same level of university credits for the
    first two years

33
HOW WILL MY DEGREE READ IF I TAKE THE TRANSFER
PROGRAM?
  • Your degree will state that you have graduated
    with a degree from the university and not the
    college.
  • I.e.
  • BA University of British Columbia
  • BSc Simon Fraser University

34
BENEFITS OF GOING STRAIGHT TO UNIVERSITY
  • Big Campuses with more offerings
  • Chance to meet students from all over the world
  • Bigger budgets for faculties
  • More extra-curricular activities
  • Offer residence
  • Professional degree programs
  • More prestigious on a resume, job application
    ,etc

35
Basic B.C. University Entrance Requirements
  • English 11, a Math 11 (PREC or Foundations),
    Socials 11, Academic Science 11, Language 11 (SFU
    accepts beginners language)
  • English 12 and 3 approved academic 12-level
    courses
  • Almost all programs require around 80 or higher
    for admission
  • It is the students responsibility to check
    websites for specific admission and program entry
    requirements

36
What is meant by an approved academic course?
  • All universities have their own lists of what
    they will accept as approved academic courses.
    Typically, these are academic courses that
    previously had a provincial exam
  • ex Biology 12, Physics 12, French 12, Geology
    12, History 12, Lit 12, Geography 12
  • However, some universities accept other courses
    as well such as Law 12 or Comparative
    Civilizations 12.
  • Check university admission requirements to be
    sure

37
UBC (University of British Columbia)
admissable/approved courses
  • Biology 12
  • Chemistry 12
  • Physics 12
  • Pre-Calculus 12
  • Economics 12
  • English Literature 12
  • History 12
  • Law 12
  • Language 12 (French, Punjabi, Spanish)
  • Calculus 12
  • There are others, but these are the ones ND has
    offered in the past.

38
Simon Fraser University admissible/ accepted
courses
  • Calculus 12
  • Comparative Civilization 12
  • Economics 12
  • English Literature 12
  • Foundations of Math 12
  • Language 12
  • History 12
  • Law 12
  • Pre-Calculus 12
  • Social Justice 12
  • Biology 12
  • Chemistry 12
  • Physics 12

  • Not
    accepted at UBC

39
EXAMPLE UBC Admission Average calculation For
Arts Faculty
  • UBC considers GPA Averages personal profile
  • Example Students calculated admission average
    for UBC Arts program84 (English 12 and best 3
    approved 12s)
  • Beware if your grade 12 class is in 2nd semester,
    universities will use your grade 11 mark to
    calculate your average

Course School Mark
English 12 89
Math 12 76
Law 12 85
History 12 87
Geography 12 74 (Not used in calculation)
40
EXAMPLE SFU Admission Average cALCULATION For
Faculty OF SCIENCE
  • Example Students calculated admission average
    for SFU Science program85 (English 12, Precalc
    12 and 2 Science 12s)

Course School Mark
English 12 88
Math 12 81
Biology 12 85
Chemistry 12 87
French 12 not used in calculation 91
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EXAMPLE KWANTLEN ADMISSION FOR BACHELOR OF
SCIENCE DEGREE
  • Kwantlen does not look at GPA Averages, just your
    final grade 12
  • applicable grades for the program you are
    applying for. Kwantlen
  • offers options to upgrade and take high school
    equivalent courses
  • at their campuses
  • Example

Course School Mark
English 12 B
Pre-cal Math 12 C
Chemistry 12 C
Physics 12 C
No upgrading required If you have the above grades
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  • UBC Admission Application Update
  • UBC THIS Criteria For Competitive Assessment
  • Academic Profile
  • Personal Profile
  • UBC will look not only at the GPA average but
    also at
  • Leadership/group contributions e.g., student
    government experience, community involvement,
    family responsibility, etc.
  • Academic achievements e.g., research projects,
    success in contests, prizes won for high
    standing, etc.
  • Sports involvement e.g., membership on teams,
    participation in competitions, etc.
  • Creative and performing arts experience (e.g.
    dance)
  • Work experience
  • Volunteer experience and service to other

43
A Bit On Math Universities
  • Generally
  • For university Science, Engineering and Business
    programs Math 12 Pre-Calculus is required
  • Calculus recommended
  • For Arts Social Sciences, Math Foundations 11
    and/or Foundations 12 is accepted
  • Math requirement varies by institution and
    program. Be sure to check with the institutions
    for updates

44
SCHOLARSHIPS, Bursaries Awards
  • Some of the types of Scholarships Available
  • School Sponsored
  • BC Ministry Sponsored
  • Post-Secondary Institutions
  • Businesses, Organizations, Unions, Etc.

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Provincial Scholarships
  • Students do not apply for these as they are
    automatically eligible when they write provincial
    exams in grades 10, 11, 12
  • A student must Achieve at least a B in English
    12 or Comm 12 to qualify
  • If your average on your five exams ranks in the
    top 5000 students in the province you will
    receive a 1000 award
  • The top 20 students in BC with the highest exam
    averages will receive 2500

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District Dogwood Scholarship Awards
  • 1000 awarded to our grade 12 students who excel
    in applied skills (Trades, Business, Home Ec)
    languages, athletics, fine arts community
    service
  • Application available in the Career Centre in
    May. ND Scholarship committee picks award winners
    based on a set criteria
  • 20 awards will be available
  • Please note
  • Students can win both a provincial exam
    scholarship, and a district scholarship
  • 2000.00 or more

47
SOME TOP TIPS TO WIN SCHOLARSHIPS!
  • 1. Be involved in school
  • 2. Do well in your courses
  • 3. Start volunteering in school and the
    community
  • 4. Show leadership
  • 5. Pay special attention to the application
    criteria instructions
  • 6. Be careful of what you post on Facebook,
    Twitter, or
  • other social networks
  • 7. Be organized, gather materials
  • 8. Meet all deadlines

48
SOME SCHOLARSHIP OFFERS MADE TO FORMER GRADS
  • 2014/2013/2012/2011 Graduates (Amount is total
    for all offers)
  • Shiv Vashisht - 60,000.00
  • Ali Jafferi - 44,000,00
  • Brandon Johnson - 41,500.00
  • Bhavjot Kang - 25,000.00
  • Freddy Francis - 28,000.00
  • Blossom Malhan - 7,200.00
  • Manraj Toor - 35,700.00
  • Katie Wanamaker-Briggs - 6,800.00
  • 2006 To 2010 Graduates
  • Sean Parks 100,000.00 (TWU Athletic
    Scholarship)
  • Balraj Bains 90,000.00 (UBC Sports
    Scholarship)
  • Talia Ahmed 58,000.00 (Total for all offers)
  • Rachel Moens 82,000.00 (Total for all offers)

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DELTA SCHOOL DISTRICT CAREER PROGRAMS

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Career Programs Flowchart
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Work Experience
  • Requires 90 hours on the job 30 hours in the
    classroom a 5 course support bundle
    (Planning 10 and four other courses) Earn four
    Grade 12 credits toward graduation in one of the
    eight strands
  • Gain experience in a career of interest
  • references for future jobs
  • The school finds the placement

52
Are you a hidden Apprentice?
  • If youre currently employed in a trade then you
    can get high school credits.
  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Glass fitter
  • Chef

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Benefits to Apprenticeship (SSA)
  • Earn up to 16 high school credits (4 for each
    course SSA11A, 11B, 12A and 12B)
  • Get paid while working
  • Earn credits toward a journeymans ticket
  • Earn a 1000 scholarship

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Why Choose a Trade? -- Career options!!
I can become a supervisor or manager.
I can become a business owner.
I can represent my trade in a business, trade or
labour group.
I can become a master journeyperson.
I can become a trade instructor.
55
ACE-IT Accelerated Credit Enrollment in Industry
Training APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE AT THE
CAREER CENTERE. DEADLINE TO APPLY IS MARCH 10,
2014
  • A partnership program between post secondary and
    the Delta School District
  • Earn both post secondary and secondary school
    credits
  • Earn between 4 - 36 Grade 12
  • course credits hours toward
  • journeyman ticket
  • Delta School District pays
  • student tuition (1200 - 3500)

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ACE IT Scholarships
Graduate with a C average 1100 hours in the
trade continued employment 6 months after
graduation 1000 Scholarship
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IN DISTRICT PROGRAMS NORTH DELTA
  • Construction Electrician (BCIT)
  • 6 months FebruaryJuly
  • 16 credits
  • Carpentry (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)
  • 5 months February June
  • 16 credits

Open House Tuesday, February 24 130 245 pm
or 630 8 pm Library
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In District Programs - Seaquam
  • Auto Service Technician (Kwantlen Polytechnic
    University)
  • 10 months
  • September June
  • 16 credits
  • Cook Training (Vancouver Community College)
  • 10 month program
  • (September June)
  • 16 credits

Open House Thursday, February 26 130 245
pm or 630 8 pm Seaquam Library
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Steps to Follow
  • Register for WEX with your counsellor. No
    decision on area of WEX needed yet.
  • Attend first WEX meeting in June. Date TBA
  • See Ms. Lucke about SSA
  • See Ms. Dhanoa for
  • registration package for
  • ACE-IT
  • (deadline March 13, 2015)

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District Academies
  • Students receive school credits towards
    graduation
  • Fee paying programs
  • Baseball Cadets
  • Dance Film Acting
  • Film Production Golf
  • Hockey Lacrosse
  • Soccer Softball
  • For further information please contact
  • Paige Hansen, District Vice Principal
  • 604.952.5374
  • phansen_at_deltasd.bc.ca
  • or visit
  • http//web.deltasd.bc.ca/content/programs/academie
    s

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External Credits
  • Students may earn credits toward graduation
    through training programs outside of school
  • Dance (Royal Academy of Dance)
  • Music (Royal Conservatory of Music)
  • Sports (Provincial or National team level)
  • Lifesaving (Bronze Cross, NLS, Instructor)
  • Cadets (National Defense Cadet Certification)
  • Coaching (Level 1-2, First Aid, 75-150 hours)
  • Official (Theory, evaluation, 75-125 hours)
  • Driver Ed. (ICBC accredited program)
  • First Aid (WCB level II and III)

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Courses offered at NDSs ND WEBSITE students /
course planning / course selection booklet
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  • BUSINESS EDUCATION
  • Graphic Design Print 11 12
  • Design original advertising, business cards,
    posters, brochures, and more for personal or
    business use using industry standard Adobe
    InDesign and Photoshop. Students will also
    improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy.
  • Business Information Management 12
  • Prepare yourself to work in any office
    environment or pursue a business degree at
    university. Advanced business communication,
    teamwork and research skills will be developed.
    You will be working with MS Office
  • 2010 and Google Docs.
  • Accounting 11 12
  • Handle your personal finances and record keeping,
    understand the fundamentals of accounting,
    understand the finance of owning or managing a
    business and gain a foundation for post-secondary
    Business or Marketing courses.
  • Entrepreneurship 12 Running Your Business
  • In this course you will learn how to start and
    manage a business so it is profitable. Teamwork
    and networking are emphasized.

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Business education
  • Marketing 11 12
  • This is a practical, activity-based course that
    provides a solid introduction to marketing and
    retailing concepts. Topics include Retail
    marketing, Consumer research, Store design and
    operations, Retail selling and Promotion and
    advertising. Students are responsible for
    creating Husky Wear and operating a sales-based
    business.
  • Business Computer Applications 11
  • Formerly known as Keyboarding 11. This project
    based course uses MS Office 2010 processing
    software to improve your touch typing skills,
    create professional looking newsletters,
    spreadsheets, database reports and brochures.
  • Intro to Web Design Information Communication
    Technology 11
  • This is an introductory course into the
    fundamental principles and techniques for
    designing and developing effective web sites.
  • Advanced Web Design Information Communication
    Technology 12
  • This is an advanced course in coding web pages.
    Students who already understand HTML and CSS will
    explore web development in more depth with new
    topics and techniques by creating templates for a
    blog site

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English
  • English 12
  • This is a provincially examinable course. Class
    mark 60, Provincial Exam 40. English 12 or
    Communications 12 is a required course.
  • Communications 11/12
  • This course is intended for students who struggle
    with the rigors of formal writing and reading
    comprehension. May be used instead of English
    11/12 as a graduation requirement
  • English Literature 12
  • This is a chronological survey course, and
    students will be exposed to all the major pieces
    of literature from the 8th century to the 21st
    century. A strong background in English is
    recommended. This is an elective course.

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Home Economics
  • Textiles 12
  • This is a highly individualized course for all
    levels where students will continue to learn,
    develop and challenge themselves in the various
    areas of fashion that interest them.
  • Foods and Nutrition 12
  • Activities include partial demonstrations, labs
    and theory. Recipes will be decided based on
    student interests and abilities.
  • Family Studies 11 12
  • It is open to grade 10, 11 and 12. This course
    helps students learn valuable skills while
    studying the broad subjects of families, human
    development, personal growth, and relationships.
  • Tourism and Hospitality 11 12
  • If you enjoy serving people and learning about
    travel, this course is your first step. You will
    have the opportunity to successfully complete
    three certifications Food Safe, Super Host
    Fundamentals, and Serving It Right.

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music
  • Choir 9-12
  • This is a course for grade 9-12 students who want
    to strengthen their own unique voice. No previous
    musical experience is necessary. Please note
    There will be one or two evening performances
    during the school year.
  • Beginning Guitar 9-12
  • This course is an introduction to Guitar.
    Students will learn how to read and play chords,
    standard notation and tablature (tab). Students
    may use their own instrument or a school guitar.
  • Intermediate Guitar 9-12
  • Jazz Band 9-12
  • Senior Band 10-12

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Languages
  • French 11
  • French 12
  • Beginners Punjabi 11
  • Punjabi 11
  • Punjabi 12
  • Beginners Spanish 11
  • Spanish 11
  • Spanish 12

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Performing arts
  • Theatre Performance 12 Directing and Script
    Development
  • The course may be offered in any block in
    conjunction with another Acting course. Students
    must be willing and able to work independently,
    write several redrafts, take criticism well, and
    be critical of written and performed work.
    Completion of Theatre Performance 11 Acting and
    enrollment in Theatre Performance 12 Acting and
    permission from the instructor will determine
    entrance to the course.
  • Theatre Performance 11/12 Acting
  • This course will develop acting skills and will
    provide extensive experience in presenting
    improvised and scripted material. Students will
    be expected to see at least one amateur or
    professional play production out- side of class
    time. Note There is a mandatory evening
    performance.

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PERFORMING ARTS
  • Theater Production/Stagecraft 12 Technical
    Theater
  • Stagecraft is an important part of theatre and
    includes many activities that are theoretical and
    practical, technical and creative. Students will
    create functional sets, as well as learn about
    lighting and sound techniques. Students must be
    willing to make a commitment of extra-curricular
    time to enjoy success in Stagecraft.
  • Theater Company 12
  • At the Grade 12 level, students are exposed to
    higher level acting method and characterization,
    and are granted numerous leadership
    opportunities. Audition or permission of
    instructor will determine entrance to the course.

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PHYSICAL EDUCATION
  • Physical Education 11
  • Develop fundamental and advanced skills for
    lifetime sports and leisure activities as well as
    develop the fitness level of the student. A wide
    choice of sports activities is offered.
  • Physical Education 12
  • Students will develop advanced skills in sports
    activities with an emphasis on leadership
    development. Some of the activities will be
    archery, golf, bowling, tennis, badminton,
    curling, volleyball, windsurfing, sailing and
    canoeing.
  • Women's Fitness Health 11 12 (PE 11 Girls)
  • For students with a keen interest in personal
    fitness, health, and wellness. Activities include
    fitness, active health, yoga, step aerobics,
    Pilates, core training, resistance training,
    community/school service, indoor games,
    leadership activities, tennis, badminton and
    nutrition.
  • Leadership 11/12
  • This course is designed to develop personal
    leadership skills and an understanding of group
    processes in a democratic society.

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Social Studies
  • Aboriginal Studies 12
  • The course explores oral traditions and the
    artistic expressions of many Aboriginal Nations.
  • Psychology 11
  • This course serves as an introduction to the
    fundamentals of the study of the mind and human
    behavior. Some of the topics covered are Social
    Psychology, Altered States of Consciousness,
    Perception, Psychological Disorders, Experimental
    Design, Emotions, Evolutionary Psychology,
    Biopsychology and an Introduction to the Major
    Perspectives in Psychology.
  • Psychology 12
  • This course serves as a continuation of
    Psychology 11, but with more of an emphasis on
    theory. Some of the topics covered are
    Developmental Psychology, Behaviorism, Freudian
    Psychology, Memory, Forensic Psychology, Therapy
    and Gender Psychology.

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SOCIAL STUDIES
  • Comparative Civilizations 12
  • Comparative Civilizations 12 is an exciting
    course for sports, government, art, architecture,
    and history lovers. Students will learn about
    major forces, religions, individuals, issues and
    concepts which have shaped world cultures from
    early to modern times.
  • Economics 12
  • This course gives students the opportunity to
    analyse the effects of economic activity on their
    society, Canada, and the global community. Units
    include basic micro and macroeconomic theory,
    government and economic decision-making,
    globalization and international economic issues,
    and investment strategies.
  • History 12
  • While History 12 can be described broadly as a
    history of world affairs in the 20th century, it
    concentrates on the years between 1919 and 1991.
    This course studies international relations
    social, political, economic and cultural aspects
    of great powers in the Twentieth Century.

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SOCIAL STUDIES
  • Law 12
  • The focus of this course is the Canadian legal
    system. Topics covered include the court system,
    criminal law, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms,
    civil law, torts, marriage and divorce law, and
    employment law.
  • Social Justice 12
  • The course will examine and encourage
    understanding of the following concepts equity
    and equality for minority groups, ethics, sexual
    orientation, diversity, human rights and
    oppression. The course will develop critical
    thinking skills for a range of social justice
    issues.

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TECHNICAL EDUCATION
  • Furniture Design Construction 11 12
  • In this popular hands-on course, students have
    the opportunity to design and build furniture
    with emphasis placed on the students individual
    preferences.
  • Automotive Technology 11
  • This course will introduce students to the
    automotive service industry through a combination
    of classroom theory and practical work on
    operational vehicles. Topics included in the
    course are servicing and maintenance, wheels and
    tires, disc and drum brakes, ignition systems and
    cooling systems.
  • Automotive Technology 12
  • This course will provide students an opportunity
    for further examination of automotive repair and
    service through a combination of classroom theory
    and practical work on operational vehicles.
    Topics included in this course are drive train,
    steering, suspension, electrical, fuel, exhaust.
    Prior course work in Automotive Technology 11 is
    necessary.

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Visual arts
  • Visual Arts 11/12
  • This course is suited for students who have a
    solid background in art with strength in image
    development and the application of techniques and
    media. Students will be expected to produce high
    quality, self-directed projects as well as class
    assigned projects. They will work both in 2-D and
    3-D media with an emphasis on personal
    expression.
  • Drawing Painting 11/12
  • This is an advanced level course in the drawing
    and painting media and will eventually lead to
    independent self-directed projects. The goal of
    this course is for each student to develop their
    own style and expression in drawing and painting.
    As well, a large mural painting is an option.

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Visual Arts
  • Media Arts Photography, Film, Graphic Design
    11/12
  • The course focuses on students developing the
    knowledge, skills and attitudes to respond to
    media artwork and to create art using media arts
    technology. An emphasis will be on advancing
    Photography and Film techniques and processes.
  • Ceramics Sculpture 11/12
  • Here students will develop further in technical
    abilities and understanding of working with clay,
    plaster, wood, mixed media and reductive carving.
  • Yearbook 12
  • This course will be offered outside of the
    regular timetable as a yearlong after school
    block and enables students to take a leadership
    role in the design and production of the schools
    yearbook.

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sciences
  • Chemistry 11
  • This course involves the study of the
    classification of matter, chemical formulas,
    chemical reactions, solution chemistry, atomic
    theory, and organic chemistry. Excellent math and
    problem solving skills are essential.
  • Chemistry 12
  • The core content, which makes up the course,
    consists of reaction kinetics, dynamic
    equilibrium, solubility equilibria, acids, bases
    and salts and electrochemistry.
  • Biology 11
  • This subject includes Scientific method,
    microbiology, evolution, plant and animal
    biology, classification ecology. This is a
    survey course of the kingdoms of living things
    and students are required to learn and apply a
    great many biological terms and concepts.
  • Biology 12
  • This advanced course covers the human biology
    from the chemical to the systems level. Topics
    covered are DNA, the cell and cellular processes,
    digestion, circulation, respiration, reproduction
    etc.

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sciences
  • Physics 11
  • This course will introduce concepts of motion,
    forces, momentum energy, waves, optics and
    nuclear physics. Excellent math and problem
    solving skills are essential.
  • Physics 12
  • This course will review topics in motion, forces,
    momentum and energy, and introduce the concept of
    vectors to deal with two-dimensional problems.
    Topics such as electrostatics, electric circuits,
    magnetic fields and electromagnetic
  • induction will be introduced.
  • Science Technology 11
  • This course examines how the scientific method
    and basic scientific concepts relate to various
    technologies. Science and Technology meets
    graduation requirements but it does not meet
    university entrance requirements.

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OTHER CLASSES
  • ELL
  • Students develop the concepts and language skills
    required to succeed in Science, Social Studies
    and English courses. A further goal is to assist
    students in adjusting to Canadian culture while
    maintaining their own cultural identity and
    self-esteem.
  • LA/Strategies
  • Learning Strategies courses are available to
    students with learning difficulties and
    identified learning disabilities. Students may
    select this course for themselves, but their
    choice will also be approved by a teacher and/or
    counsellor.
  • Peer Tutoring 12 (see your counsellor for an
    application)
  • Peer tutors will work one-to-one or with small
    groups of students assisting with academics,
    elective courses or life skills. Prerequisite
    Good attendance, good communication skills, a
    mature and responsible attitude, and the ability
    to follow written and verbal directions. Students
    must obtain the permission of their counsellor
    and the teacher prior to registering in this
    elective course.
  • Library Science 11
  • This is a practical course in the operation of
    our school's fully automated library resource
    centre. Prerequisites for this course are an
    ability to perform routine library tasks,
    interest in technology and an ability to be
    self-directed. Approval of the teacher -
    librarian is required for admission into the
    course.

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Resources
  • Course Planning
  • Your Counsellor (Ms Gillis)
  • Post-Secondary Planning/Career Planning/
    Scholarships
  • Ms. Dhanoa rdhanoa_at_deltasd.bc.ca
    http//ndcareercentre.weebly.com/
  • Educationplanner.ca
  • Career Cruising (username north password
    delta)
  • www.studentawards.com www.scholarshipscanada.com
    www.studentscholarships.org www.
    studentaidbc.ca/explore/grants-scholarships
  • School website
  • http//www.deltasd.bc.ca/nd/

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REMINDERS
  • Scheduling system opens Friday February 27th
  • Scheduling closes Friday, March 13th
  • Parent Info Night Thursday, March 5th
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