Grade 10’s choosing their Grade 11 courses Choose courses wisely NOW. Timetable changes are difficult once the semester starts. Make realistic choices based on skills and post-secondary plans. Use course selection sheet as rough copy. Check your credit history /requirements on the course selection website. Should have 16 credits by June. Check to see how many compulsory credits you still need. Look carefully at the additional credits required (3 categories). Complete Community service and submit Prepare for Literacy test Read short descriptions of courses by clicking on blue course code on online screen or in “Chart Your Course”. Ensure you have the course prerequisite. Talk to the teachers in that subject area. Talk to your parents and friends about their experiences but honor your strengths and interests! New courses : HSP3C0, HSP3U0,(Anthro.) HZB3M0(Philosophy), TFJ3C9 (Hospitality package) Hospitality or Construction You get a RED SEAL on your graduation diploma if you complete all the required courses. For more information, set up a meeting with your counsellor. Attend summer school to do make-up credits. Sign up online on May 1 If you get 40% or higher in a course, you may take a 2 week summer make-up. If you score below 40%, you must take the full month summer course. Summer coop is a great option to earn 2 credits in the summer! *Earlier deadline to apply. See your counsellor by the end of February to apply. List of Packages with descriptions include; 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Cooperative education(work) – 4 credits Childcare – 4 credits Freedom Writers – 2 credits Construction Engineering – 4 credits Hospitality – 2 credits Yearbook – 2 credits ACES – 4 credits Look at college, university and apprenticeship websites. Research program requirements. Colleges and universities may have additional requirements beyond the courses that you must take to graduate from high school. If you plan to attend university or college you should select grade 11 courses that are prerequisites for the grade 12 courses you require. You will receive a purple course selection sheet from your homeform teacher today. Go to www.fmss.ca Click on Course Selection (left) Scroll down to course selection link Login. If your password does not work, ask your teacher to reset it, or see your counselor. To restart , use your birth date (YYMMDD) as the password and change it immediately. You must select your courses on-line by Thursday, February 21. After that date, all changes must go through a counselor. Securing courses is first come, first serve. You must print off your choices, have a parent sign, and hand it to your homeform teacher. Do it promptly. Do it realistically. Do your research. If you must make changes, do it before the end of the school year! Good luck!