Grade 11s choosing their Grade 12 courses for September 2015 “When you establish a destination by defining what you want, then take physical action by making choices that move you towards that destination, the possibility for success is limitless and arrival at the destination is inevitable.” ― Steve Maraboli 1. Accessing your: Office 365 Student Email Address myBlueprint account 2. Course Selections for September 2015 F x4 no B fals /wE http S 0 als rone e arc e ws P W s Ee://b D 2B he4wU A thi 3 yo K 4 byod.peelschools.org • It is crucial for you to set up and access your BYOD email. • This professional email address will be used to access My Blueprint. • Your new email address is: [email protected] Go to www.myblueprint.ca/peel Now click “My Profile” “Account Settings” and change your email Address to STUDENTemail@example.com Click on High School Planner Check your credit history/requirements on the course selection website! 1. 30 CREDITS EARNED BY June 2015 18 compulsory 12 optional Note: French Immersion Students In addition, ensure you have 10 FI credits High Skills Major Students Core Courses, Coop, Additional Qualifications & Certifications and CLA’s 2. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT-40 hrs Student Responsibility! 4.0 Years to complete Be sure to review acceptable activities outlined on the back of the Tracking Sheet Tracking sheets are available in Student Services or on PDSB website. Due: May 1st of your graduating year Visit: www.peelschools.org “Student Stuff 3. LITERACY REQUIREMENT Have you met the Literacy Requirement? Passed the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test or Successfully completed the Ontario Literacy Course If not? Option #1- Re-write the Literacy Test in Spring For additional Supports see your counsellor and sign up for Counting on You Program Option #2- Sign up for the Ontario Literacy Course University in Ontario: Six grade 12 U or M courses www.electronicinfo.ca College in Ontario: Grade 11&12 U/M/C/O www.ontariocolleges.ca Applied Degrees: Six Grade 12 U or M courses www.degreesindemand.ca Apprenticeship: OSSD - Diploma –math/science? www.apprenticesearch.com Other Destinations - Outside Ontario/Canada? www.pennybissett.org Think about….. Academic achievement so far Teacher RECOMMENDATIONS Commitment to academic success Your interests, passions, learning style Possible destinations & requirements Review with your parent/guardian(s) Prerequisites ...be realistic Subject teachers Course Fair (December 8th and 9th Lunches) www.myblueprint.ca/peel, www.dsssonline.com (Go to: Student Services, Course Selection) Guidance Counsellor or Student Services Timetable changes are difficult or impossible once the semester starts so do your RESEARCH now! Course Codes: COP 2XC (2 credits) and • • • • • • COP 4XC (4 credits) Pre-class sessions Pre-placement classes Work placement and regular monitoring Integration classes Assignments Final/exam Dual credits OYAP (Culinary Arts, Construction, Child Development, Plumbing, and more….) Regional Placements (Policing, Rogers, etc.) Grade 11/12 Math Course Grade 12 Math Course MEL3E0 MEL 4EO MBF3C0 MAP 4CO MCF3M0 MDM 4U0 MCR3U0 MCT 4C0 MCT4C0 MHF 4UO MHF4U0 MCV4U Make realistic and well informed choices (ability, post secondary plans) Ensure you are considering the requirements for Post Secondary Programs of interest as well as OSSD Requirements. Research Research Research! – Courses needed, Supplementary Applications, Work experience, Volunteer Refer to Course Selection Handout for a list of useful Website to assist with Post Secondary planning. 1. Impossible or difficult to change courses once you start school. Timetable is built based on YOUR choices! 2. Change of mind about optional courses WILL NOT be considered in September! Be certain about courses you are choosing! Be sure to review OSSD and Post-secondary requirements. It is student responsibility & it FILLS up quickly! Attend summer school to do make-up credits (compulsory courses) 40% or higher in a course, 2 week summer school make-up Below 40%, full month summer course Summer coop is a great option to earn 2 credits in the summer! Summer school information – Available in early April ‣ If a course you really want is no longer available you will be put on a waitlist ‣ To minimize chance of being put on a waitlist: Select your courses early Make appropriate choices December 5th until January 4th 1. Activate your Office 365 Email 2. Be sure you are able to log onto myBlueprint 3. Research your pathway and make decisions about the courses needed to support your plan! January 5th to January 12th, 2015 1.SUBMIT your course selections via myBlueprint. You can check out the latest information at: The School Website: www.dsssonline.com (under the student services tab) February 23rd to 27th to provide: Feedback about your choices Opportunity for you to modify/change your course selections once you have had time to experience semester two courses. Note- Some changes may be limited.