2014 BMHS Course Selection Parent - Web

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Graduation Requirements
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Math Pathways
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F.I. Language Arts Program/Certification
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Preparation for Post-Secondary
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Course Selection Forms for 2014-2015
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Students require 17 credits to graduate from high
school. Included in these, are 7 compulsory credits
listed below:
Grade 11
English 11 (2 credits)
Math 11 (1 credit)
Science (or approved Technology Course) (1
credit)
Modern History 11 (1 credit)
Fine Arts/Life Role Development cluster (1
credit)
Grade 12
English 12 (1 credit)
In addition to the 17 credits required, students must have the
following:
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Grade 12 English and a minimum of four other credits at
the grade 12 level.
Success on the English Language Proficiency Assessment
(ELPA) – or approved Exemption
Successfully complete either the Post Intensive French
(PIF) 10 or French Immersion Language Arts (FILA) 10 – or
approved Exemption
All students must complete the two grade 10 Mathematics
courses (Geometry, Measurement and Finance 10 and
Number, Relations and Functions 10)
Science (at least one credit)
Automotive Electrical Systems (p) 120
Biology 112, 113
FI Biology 112
Biology 121 (p), 122 (p)
Chemistry 111, 112
Chemistry 121 (p), 122 (p)
Intro to Environmental Science 120
FI Intro to Environmental Science 120
Physical Geography 110
Physics 111, 112
Physics 121 (p), Physics 122 (p)
*(P) indicates pre-requisite required
(Must have at least one of these credits)
Music 112 (Vocal, Orchestra, General) (p)
Wellness Phys. Ed 110 (p)
Theatre Arts 120
Graphic Art & Design 110
Visual Arts 110 (p)
Out door Pursuits 110 (p)
Entrepreneurship 110
Ind. & Family Dynamics 120
FI Relations Familiales 120
For Grade 12 Students Only
Phys. Ed 120 (Leadership)*
Coop Ed 120 (2 credits of 3 credits)
FI Coop Ed (2 credits or 3 credits)
Reading Tutor 120*
* Must apply/fulfill requirements for admission
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Theatre Arts 110
FI Theatre Arts 110
Advanced Theatre Studies 120 (p)
Advanced Training Principles 120
F.I. Co-op 120
Mandarin 120
Media Production 120
Site Layout & Foundations 110
Sociology 120
Only 2 local options can count towards the 17 credits
necessary to graduate. However, students may take more if
they will have more than 17 credits at graduations.
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Financial and Workplace Math Pathway
◦ Gr. 10 GRF 10 and NRF 10
◦ Gr. 11 Financial & Workplace Math 110
◦ Gr. 12 Financial and Workplace Math 120
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Foundations of Math Pathway
◦ Gr. 10 GRF 10 and NRF 10
◦ Gr. 11 Foundations of Math 110
◦ Gr. 12 Foundations of Math 120 and/or Financial & Workplace Math 120
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Pre-Calculus Pathway
◦ Gr 10 GRF 10 and NRF 10
◦ Gr. 11 Foundations of Math 110 + Pre-Calculus 110
◦ Gr. 12 Pre-Calculus 120A and/or Pre-Calculus 120B
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Calculus 120 or AP Calculus Pathway
◦ Gr. 10 GMF 10 and NRF 10 (Sem. 1), Foundations of Math 110 (Sem. 2)
◦ Gr. 11 Pre-Calculus 110 and Pre-Calculus 120A
◦ Gr. 12 Pre-Calculus 120B and Calculus 120 or AP Calculus 120
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Grade 9
◦ Students must do 50% of course load in French (ie)
5 out of their 10 courses
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Grade 10
◦ Students must do 50% of course load in French (ie)
5 out of their 10 courses
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Grade 11 and 12
◦ Students must do 25% of their course load in French
(ie) 5 of their 20 courses
Students who satisfy these requirements will
receive a certificate of French Immersion at
Graduation
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Grade 10
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FI Language Arts 10
FI Science
FI Social Studies
Choose two of:
 FI Broad Base Technology 10
 FI Language Arts Advanced 10
 FI Health and Phys. Ed 10
◦ Students can also choose one Grade 11 course in
their Grade 10 year. FI options are:
 FI Modern History 112
 FI Theatre Arts 110
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Grade 11 and 12
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FI Modern History
Fi Biology 112, 122
FI Intro to Environmental Science 120
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FI
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FI
FI Co-op (2 credits or 3 credits) *Gr. 12’s only*
 Local option
Relations Familiales 120
Language Arts 110, 120
World Issues 120
Theatre Arts 110
 Local Option
*There may be online course options as well that are offered in
French that could be used towards the French Immersion
Certificate
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To receive this Certificate, students must take
an oral proficiency interview in grade 12.
Only students taking a grade 12 French or
French Immersion course will be tested. The
assessment fee is waived for these students.
The fee is $60 for other students who wish to
be assessed.
The Certificate states that the student has
achieved a level of proficiency as defined by
the EECD.
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The courses students take will influence the options
available to them after high school.
Some options for students who wish to pursue a
post-secondary education are:
◦ Apprenticeship
 A minimum of Grade 12 or the equivalent to Grade 12 is
required to enter into an apprenticeship program.
◦ College
 Requirements vary according to program.
◦ University
 Admission requirements vary but on average you need
minimum of 5 Grade 12 courses (including English) in university
approved courses. (May need upwards of 6 courses in some
universities outside of Atlantic Canada.)
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March 17 – 25
◦ Guidance Counsellors will be delivering
presentations to English classes to help them with
their course selections.
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March 19
◦ Parent Info. Session at 6:30
• April 2
Course Selection Sheets are due to student’s
Period 1 teachers.
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Students take 5 classes per semester, with English
taking up one class each semester.
All students take the following:
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Students chose 2 Specialty Courses.
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Students choose 1 Grade 11 course.
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English 10
Geometry, Measurement and Finance 10
Number Relations and Functions 10
Post-Intensive French 10
Science 10
Social Studies 10
◦ BB Tech, Music, Phys. Ed, Visual Arts
◦ If students choose the AP or Calculus 120 Path, their Grade
11 course will be Foundations in Math 110.
◦ Consult course selection sheet for Gr. 11 options.
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Students take 5 classes per semester, with English
taking up one class each semester.
All students take the following:
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Students choose 2 Specialty Courses.
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Students choose 1 Grade 11 course.
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English 10
Geometry, Measurement and Finance 10
Number Relations and Functions 10
French Immersion Language Arts 10
FI Science 10
FI Social Studies 10
◦ FI BB Tech, Music, FI Phys. Ed, Visual Arts, FI Language Arts
Advanced 10
◦ If students choose the AP or Calculus 120 Path, their Grade
11 course will be Foundations in Math 110.
◦ Consult course selection sheet for Gr. 11 options.
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Students take 5 classes per semester, with English
taking up one class each semester.
All students take the following:
◦ English 111, 112, or 113
◦ Minimum one Math course
◦ Modern History 111, 112, or 113
 If this was chosen in Grade 10, then the student chooses an
elective in its place.
◦ Minimum one Science course
◦ Minimum one Fine Arts / Life Role course
 Consult selection sheet for list of applicable courses.
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4 elective courses
◦ Consult selection sheet for list of options.
Students on the AP Math or Calculus 12- Math Path
will choose Pre-Calculus 110 and Pre-Calculus 120A
Be sure to select 2 Alternate courses.
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Students take 5 classes per semester.
All students must take the following:
◦ English 121, 122, or 123
Students choose 9 electives.
Students on the AP Math or Calculus 120 Math path
will select Pre-Calculus 120B and AP Math 120 or
Calculus 120
Things to keep in mind:
◦ Know the Local Options that you have completed and/or
have selected. Only 2 can be used for credits towards
graduation.
◦ Know the graduation requirements and be sure they are
met in what you have completed and have selected.
◦ The courses that are selected will have an impact on the
post-secondary options available following graduation.
Make selections with this in mind.
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Student Handbook is available at:
◦ Anglophone East School District Homepage
 http://web1.nbed.nb.ca/sites/ASDE/Pages/default.aspx
 Under the Students Tab titled “High School Handbook”
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Handouts:
◦ Course Selection Sheets

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