Grade 12 - Kelowna Secondary School

Report
Grade 12 Parent Information Evening
October 2nd, 2014
This Evening’s Focus
 Introductions
 Graduation Requirements
 Beyond Graduation (Post Secondary Options and
Requirements)
 Financing your Education (Bursaries and Scholarships)
 Grad Dates and Activities
Introductions
 Counsellors: Mrs. Diane Demug A-L
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Mrs. Sandy Corrado M-Z
Career Life Programs Counsellor: Mrs. Patti Buna
Grad Transitions: Mr. Harry Parmar/Mr. Tony Sodaro
Grad Coordinator Teacher: Ms. Dayna Culham
Vice Principals: Mr. Steve Labrie A-G
Ms. Barb Leclair H-N
Mr. Mark Steen O-Z
Attendance Tracking Teacher: Mr. Ryan Mansley
Principal: Mrs. Vianne Kintzinger
Graduation Requirements
Grade 10
Grade 11
English
Grade 12
Social Studies
English
Mathematics
Social Studies
English
Science
Mathematics
At least 3 additional
Grade 12 Courses
PE or Dance Fitness
Science
Electives from Fine Arts
or Applied Skills
Planning / ADC
Electives aimed
towards Focus Area
and/or Post Secondary
Entrance Requirements
Grad Transitions 12
Electives aimed
towards Focus Area
and/or Post Secondary
Entrance Requirements
• While the provincial requirements are 80 credits to graduate,
KSS recommends Grade 12s to carry a minimum of 88 credits
Grad Transitions 12
Students must complete and document:
 30 hours of work and/or volunteer work
 150 minutes per week of moderate to vigorous physical
activity representing a healthy, active lifestyle
 District MAP preparation and presentation
 http://www.kss.sd23.bc.ca
Graduation vs Post-Secondary
Requirements
 Post-Secondary Institute entrance requirements
are different from Graduation requirements
 Each program has its own entrance requirements
 Students must check carefully for the
requirements of their chosen programs
Sample Transcript
For Example: Bachelor of Science (General) Requirements
UBC – Okanagan
UBC – Vancouver
University of Alberta
4 approved Grade 12
academic courses
4 approved Grade 12 academic
courses
5 approved Grade 12
academic courses
• English 12
•Pre-Cal 12
•Two other approved grade
12 academic courses:
including at least one of
Biology 12, Chemistry 12,
Geography, Geology 12, or
Physics 12
• English 12
• Pre-Cal 12
•Two other approved grade 12
academic courses: including at
least one of Biology 12,
Chemistry 12, Geology 12, or
Physics 12
• English 12
• Pre-Cal 12
Plus Chemistry 11 - which is
NOT used to calculate
entrance average
Plus
• English 11
• A second language 11
• Pre-Cal 11
• Chemistry 11
• Physics 11
• Social Studies 11
which are NOT used to calculate
entrance average
Two from
• Biology 12,
• Chemistry 12,
• Calculus 12,
• Physics 12
One from
• one from approved courses
listed in U of A calendar
Financial Support
Post-Secondary Funding
Any financial opportunities that come through KSS will
be advertised on the school website, and the grade 12
information board outside the counseling office.
Students should also be checking other sources for
financial assistance.
Post-Secondary Funding Opportunities
Scholarships and Bursaries
 COBSS – Central Okanagan Bursary and Scholarship Society
 District Award Scholarship – must be nominated by a teacher
 Passport to Education (91-100%)
 Scholarship websites
 Grade 12 Graduation Scholarship Program
Graduation Events
DATES
EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
October 2
Grad Council information meeting,
lunch – Portable 1
October 15
Grad President speeches and vote
October 20-23
Please pay grad fees online and be
measured for your grad gown this
week
Grad All Night Event
December 18
DATES
Graduation
Events
EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
November
Complete a Post-Secondary Institution
Selections form online (“PSI”)
December
Bursary and Scholarship
information evening (tbd)
January 13-21
Grad photos by appointment,
4:00 to 9:00 MPR
February 4
Grad Fashion Show
February 18
Grad Semi-Formal, 7:00 – 11:00 MPR
Graduation Events
March 2
Final round of grad gown measuring
(A late charge of $20 will be added after
Mar 6)
May 15
Grand Banquet and Dance,
5:00, Grand Hotel
June 13
Grad gown pick up, 2:00-6:00, KSS
Drama Room
June 15
Commencement Ceremonies, 5:00
& 7:45pm Evangel Church(2 sittings)
June 19-24
Provincial Exams
Working as a Partnership

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