Grade 9 Course Selection - Powell River Board of Education

Report
Grade 9: Course Selection
2014 - 2015 School Year
Brooks Secondary School
5400 Marine Avenue
Powell River, BC ● V8A 2L6
604.483.3171
www.sd47.bc.ca/school/brooks
Course Selection Process
 Attend the Course Selection
Information sessions during E
block and your HCE-8 B block
class.
 Select courses and discuss
selections with your
parent/guardian.
 Have parent/guardian sign the
Course Selection Sheet.
 Counsellors will pick sheets up
and review them with you during
your HCE-8 B block class.
Grade 9 Timetables
Students will have semester, linear
and quarter courses.
 linear: all year
 semester: half year
 quarter: one term
 LINEAR: English 9, Math
9, PE 9,
Languages/Computers
9, Band 9
 SEMESTER: Science 9,
Social Studies 9
 QUARTER: HCE-9, minielectives
Required Courses
 English 9 (linear)
 Math 9 (linear)
 PE 9 (linear)
 Science 9 (semester)
 Social Studies 9 (semester)
 Health and Careers Education 9 (quarter)
Electives
Students will also be able to take three electives (quarter courses).
Choices in the past have included the following courses:
●Art 9
●Drama 9
●Fitness 9
●Foods 9
●Textiles 9
●Woodworking 9
Electives cont…
 Band 9 (linear)
(optional)
One of:
 French 9
 Spanish 9
 Klah ah men 9
 Computer
Applications 9
Do I need a 2nd language to
graduate?
not a requirement for
graduation
it is an entrance requirement
for some universities
Sample Timetable
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
Science 9
English 9
PE 9
Art 9
Science 9
PE 9
Art 9
Science 9
English 9
PE 9
Math 9
French 9
Art 9
Science 9
Math 9
Art 9
Science 9
Math 9
French 9
Art 9
A Look Ahead
 Grade 10
 Grade 11
 Grade 12
English 10
Language Arts 11
Language Arts 12
Math 10
Math 11
Elective
Science 10
Science 11
Elective
Socials 10
Socials 11
Elective
PE 10
Elective
Elective
Planning 10
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Getting the Most Out of High
School
 Be in school every day.
 Be organized.
 Manage your time well.
 Take good notes.
 Study smart.
 Use test-taking strategies.
 Set goals.
 Get involved with clubs,
teams and extracurricular
opportunities.
 Know how to handle stress.
 Use available resources and
services.
 Plan and prepare for your
future.
Sample Sports Teams & Clubs
 Basketball
 Curling
 Gymnastics
 Soccer
 Interact
 Student Council
 Environmental Awareness
 Compassion Project
 Swimming
 Yearbook
 Tennis
 GSTA
 Track
 Trips to Other Countries
 Volleyball
Keeping
in Touch
Counsellors
Mr. Marciniak (A – L)
Mrs. Burt (M-Z)
Mr. Brach
Teachers
Administration
Principal: Ms. Rothwell
Vice Principal: Ms. Behan
Vice Principal: Mr. Perrault
Class
Progress
Interims
Report Cards
Interviews
Newsletters
Website
www.sd47.bc.ca/school/brooks/

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