Grade 11 Course Selection

Report
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
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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]
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Go to www.myblueprint.ca/peel
Now click
“My Profile”
“Account Settings” and
change your email
Address to
[email protected]
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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
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COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT-40 hrs
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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
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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…..
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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
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Subject teachers
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Course Fair (December 8th and 9th Lunches)
www.myblueprint.ca/peel,
 www.dsssonline.com
(Go to: Student Services, Course Selection)
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Guidance Counsellor or Student Services
Timetable changes are difficult or
impossible once the semester starts so do
your RESEARCH now!
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Course Codes:
COP 2XC (2 credits) and
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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
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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.
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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!
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Attend summer school to do make-up credits
(compulsory courses)
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40% or higher in a course, 2 week summer school
make-up
Below 40%, full month summer course
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Summer coop is a great option to earn 2 credits in
the summer!
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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.

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