Grade 10 Parent Evening 2014

Report
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Ministry of Education Graduation Requirements
Graduation Transitions
Secondary Apprenticeships & Dual Credit Programs
Post Secondary Information
Financial Information
RE MOUNTAIN SECONDARY SCHOOL
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2015, FROM 7:00-9:00PM
LANGLEY EVENT CENTRE – BANQUET ROOM
INTERNET/SOCIAL MEDIA SAFETY AND
DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP FOR PARENTS
Some Of The Topics Covered Include
•What is the Internet and
Social Networking
•What are our kids doing online
•What are Chatrooms, IM’s,
SMS/MMS and how to stay
safer using them
•cellphone/smartphone and
web cam safety
•How students are placing
their privacy at risk on-line
•What is your “digital dossier”
and how to protect it
•The good and bad of Social
Networks
•Parental Risk Management
•How to secure your Social
Network
•Understanding
that
everything you post on-line is
public,
permanent
and
searchable
•The dangers of screen names
and profiles
•Who is the Internet predator
and what are their tricks
•What is Social Engineering
and how students are falling
prey to this vulnerability
•When to be concerned as a
parent
•Internet filtering pros/cons
•What
is
digital
peer
aggression and what can be
done to stop it
•What is sexting and its
consequences and what can
be done to stop it
•What is the law specific to
sexting and digital peer
aggression
•The threat of Internet
Pornography
•What is digital citizenship
•4 Steps to keep kids safe
online
•How can students and their
schools play a role
•plus a whole lot more.......
Required Courses = 48 credits
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Language Arts (English) 10, 11, 12
Social Studies 10, and either SS 11 or BC First Nations Studies 12
Science 10 & Science 11
Math 10 & Math 11
Physical Education 10
Fine Arts or Applied Skills 10, 11, or 12
Planning 10
Elective Courses = 28 credits
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Any 7 courses from grades 10, 11, 12 (3 must be at grade 12 level)
Graduation Transitions = 4 credits
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Grade10, 11 or 12 are worth 4 credits
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A minimum of 80 credits is required to graduate
(most students have more to meet post-secondary requirements)
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Must meet all Grad Requirements (required & elective courses)
How students can earn credits:
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Grade 10, 11 and 12 classes at REMSS
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On-line learning
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Summer school
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External credits
1. Language Arts (English)10
2. Social Studies 10
3. Mathematics 10
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(Foundations and pre-calculus or Apprenticeship and Workplace)
Science 10
Physical Education 10
Planning 10
2 Electives (Fine Art or Applied Skill 10, 11 or 12)
English 11 or Communications 11
Social Studies 11or BC First Nations Studies 12
a Science 11
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Chemistry
Physics
Biology
Earth Science
Science and Technology
a Mathematics 11
Pre-calculus 11
Foundations of Math 11
Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 11
English 12 or Communications 12
Grad Transitions
3 Electives at the grade 12 level
Total Minimum
80
of
credits
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English 10
Math 10
Science 10
Social Studies 11
English 12 or Communication 12
No more Optional Grade 12 exams
Grade 10 and 11 exams - 20% of final grade
English 12 /Com 12 - 40% of final grade.
9-digit number
(assigned by BC Ministry of Education)
located on Report Cards
Needed For:
Accessing Provincial Exam Marks
 University Applications (PSI)
 Ordering extra Dogwood Certificates/Transcripts
 Applying for online courses
 LearnNowBC – offers online courses & online
tutoring (www.learnnowbc.ca)
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#1 Know yourself
(Interests, values,
skills, assets,
personality,
resources)
#4 Make it Happen
(Put plan into action,
learn along the way,
achieve goals)
Career
Development
Cycle
#3 Make choices
(Set goals, develop
a plan, address
barriers)
#2 Explore
Possibilities
(Research, try
things, narrow
choices, find a few
that fit)
On the job
training
Classroom
Work
Certified
Journeyperson
Earning $
3 – 5 Years to Complete
Or maybe…
Do you enjoy…
◦ Working with your hands and putting things
together?
◦ Understanding how things work?
◦ Finding solutions to problems?
◦ Being physically active?
◦ Learning by doing?
◦ Working with new technologies?
If you say “Yes”, consider taking an
apprenticeship and become a tradesperson!
Secondary School
Apprentice Program
1. Attend school at
REMSS
2. Find an employer to
hire you and sponsor
you
3. Start career while
attending REMSS
Accelerated Credit
Enrolment in Industry
Training Program
1. Attend high school in
Langley
2. Enroll in an ACE-IT
Program (ACSS, LSS, DWP,
KPU)
3. Register with ITA and
start career while
attending school
DIRECT ENTRY
FOUNDATIONS
1. Finish high school
1. Finish high school
2. Choose a trade
2. Choose a foundation
program at a postsecondary institution
3. Find an employer to
hire you and sponsor you
4. Register with the ITA
5. Start career in the
trades
3. Pay tuition
4. 13 weeks to 10 months
in the classroom
5. Learn skills to be sought
after by employers
Grades
11 & 12
Secondary School Apprenticeship Program
Work-based
training
Accelerated Credit Enrollment
In-school
Elective
Level
Log
Elective
credit towards
graduation
hours towards
apprenticeship
BONUS
- $1000 scholarship
in Industry Training
training
1 – post secondary credit
credit towards
graduation
BONUS
– free tuition
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Grade 10, 11, or 12
15 years of age or older
Have paid employment in a trade area
Have employer with journeyman’s ticket who is committed to
apprenticeship training
Have plan to continue trade after high school
Students will receive 16 credits on their high school transcripts
4 credits for every 120 hours of work
SSA 11A & 11B;
SSA 12A & 12B
$1,000 scholarship possible if they obtain a C average in
continue in trade area six months after graduation.
and
Aldergrove Secondary School
Hairdressing
Carpentry
Automotive Service Tech
DW Poppy Secondary School
Electrical Foundation with BCIT
Langley Secondary School
Plumbing/Piping
Kwantlen Polytechnic University,
Langley Campus
 Practical Horticulture
See Christy de Bulnes (Career Advisor) for more
information. Applications for the 2016 ACE-IT
programs are due: April 6, 2015
LANGLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT ACE-IT
DUAL CREDIT PROGRAMS
OPEN HOUSES – Spring, 2015**
Program
Open House
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Auto Service Technician Mar. 4 1-3:30pm
1 Semester + July
ACSS Auto Training Centre
Mar. 4th 1-3:30pm
Carpentry
ACSS Carpentry Training
1 Semester + July
Centre
Mar. 4th 1-3:30pm
Electrical Foundation
DW Poppy Electrical Shop
1 Semester + July
Rm166
Mar. 4th 1-3:30pm
Hairdressing
ACSS ReCreations Training
2 Semesters
Salon
Piping/Plumbing
Mar. 4th 1-3:30pm
2 Semesters
LSS Piping Shop
Horticulture
TBA @ KPU
Apprenticeship
Info Session
Mar.
6:30-7:30pm
ACSS Auto Training Centre
5th
Mar. 5th 6:30-7:30pm
ACSS Carpentry Training Centre
Mar. 10th 6:30-7:30pm
BCIT’s satellite campus @ DW
Poppy
Mar. 5th 6:30-7:30pm
ACSS ReCreations Training Salon
Mar. 9th 7-8pm
LSS Rm. 95
TBA @ KPU
TRADES TOUR DAY: Wed. Feb. 25/15
Hands-on workshops for: Carpentry, Piping/Plumbing, and Auto Service Technician
(registration required – see Career Advisor)
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Each Technology Program has specific requirements.
◦ Entrance is competitively based
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Trades Programs have continuous enrolment.
◦ Waitlists should be researched.
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Some programs are not accessible to students directly from
high school.
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If you have questions:
◦ www.tradestrainingbc.ca
www.aved.gov.bc.ca/student_tra
There are 2 types of admission requirements
1. General UNIVERSITY Entrance Requirements
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English 11 & 12
3 Academic Course (Provincially Examinable)
A second language to at least Grade 11
Foundations Math 11 (recommended)
2. Specific Program Course Requirements
 The required courses for your program
UBC, SFU, UVIC
UVIC, SFU & UBC
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English 12 (higher of the school or blended mark)
Geography, History, Physics, French, Chemistry, Biology,
Math, Mandarin, Law, Calculus
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Not Psychology 12
UFV, Kwantlen does not accept Law or Calculus – CHECK!
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A language at the grade 11 level
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Kwantlen – Dogwood Diploma, English with a C
UFV – 2 grade 12 academics, English 12 with a C+
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English 11
Language 11
Pre-Calculus Math 11 OR
Foundations Math 12***
Science 11
Social Studies 11
English 12
3 other approved grade 12
courses
***Economics/Speech Science
Major requires Pre-Calculus 12
Faculty of Arts
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English 11
Language 11
Pre-Calculus Math 11
Chemistry 11
Physics 11
Social Studies 11
English 12
Pre-Calculus 12 (min 67%)
Two other approved Gr. 12
courses including at least one
of Bio 12, Chem 12, Geology
12 or Physics 12
Faculty of Sciences
English 12
English 12
3 other approved grade
12 courses
Chemistry 11
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Science
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English 11
Pre-Calculus of
Foundations of Math 11
Science 11
Social Studies 11
English 12
3 other approved grade 12
courses
Faculty of Humanities
and Social Sciences
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English 11
Pre-Calculus 11
Chemistry 11
Physics 11
Social Studies 11
English 12
Pre-Calculus 12
Two approved Science 12
courses (Bio, Chem, Geo,
Geog, Phy12 recommended)
Faculty of Science
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English 11
Language 11 (can be
beginners)
Foundations of Math 11
(min. 60%)
Science 11
Social Studies 11
English 12 (min. 60%)
3 other approved grade 12
courses
Faculty of Arts
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English 11
Language 11
Pre-Calculus 11 (min. 60%)
Chemistry 11
Physics 11
English 12 (min. 60%)
Pre-Calculus 12 (60%)
Two of: Bio 12, Chem 12,
Geog 12, Geo 12, or Phy 12
One other approved grade
12 course
Faculty of Science
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English 12 (min. B)
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Three other approved grade
12 courses
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Faculty of Arts
English 11
Language 11
Pre-Calculus 11
English 12 (min. “B”)
Pre-Calculus 12 (min. “B”)
One of: Bio 12, Chem 12,
Geog 12, or Phy 12 (min.
“C+”)
Two other approved grade
12 course
Faculty of Science
Smaller Universities/College Entrance
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The specific entrance requirements for the
program of interest.
For university transfer program, keep as many of
the high school university requirements as you
can manage
Ability to up-grade all academic subject areas.
Douglas College
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Has moved to priority registration.
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Students are accepted with general entry requirements (English 12 “C” or
its equivalent)
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Registration time for courses is based on high school GPA
Kwantlen University/College
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Students are accepted with general entry requirements (English 12 “C” or
its equivalent).
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Admission requirements must still be checked for each specific program
Langara College
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Students are accepted with general entry requirements (English
12 “C” or its equivalent)
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Scholarships –
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Awards – Monetary awards made in recognition of
Monetary awards for academic excellence.
Other criteria such as leadership, community involvement and
athletics considered
achievement and significant individual contributions
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Bursaries – Grants made to students who demonstrate
need. A financial statement must be included.
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Loans – Money borrowed by a student demonstrating
financial need and must be repaid.
All usually require a transcript and letter(s) of reference
1. Provincial Scholarship – $1000.00
Awarded based on Students’ performance on
required grade 10, 11, 12 provincial exams.
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District Scholarship – $1000 - Technology
Education, Visual and Performing Arts,
Athletics, Community Service
Post-Secondary School Entrance Scholarships
and Awards – Administered by PostSecondary Institutions
4. Scholarships Sponsored by Private Organizations
Information and application deadlines are ongoing
5. Locally Sponsored Scholarships, Awards and
Bursaries – applied for in February of your grade
12 year.
**Make sure you have a Social Insurance Number**
Course Planning is occurring in classrooms during the month
of February. Your Child should bring a course selection
form home during this time.
Forms MUST HAVE:
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Parent’s/Guardian’s Signature
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Resource Teacher’s signature if you’ve had Resource before
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The forms must be handed in to the Counselling Office by the
deadline – March 6th, 2015
NOTE: A separate Mountain Pre-IB or IB Application form must be
submitted to the Counselling office by
programs
April
for these
Be sure that every part of the form has been
completed with all the information and
required signatures.
If you miss the deadline…
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You may be put on a wait list
You may not get the courses you REALLY
want
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Visit our website at
www.remountainsecondary.com and read the
course selection booklet online
Make an appointment with your counsellor if
you have questions. Don’t wait!
Our website has lots of useful information such as:
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Course Selection Sheets
Personal Letter Format For Scholarship and/or University
Application
Monthly Grad Update Information
Web Addresses for all major Post Secondary Institutions
Checklist for Scholarship Applications
Financial Aid Information
Personal Student Record
And more!
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To book an appointment please email:
Joanne Sharples
Jessica Bain
Tera Springenatic
Cora Pickering
Christy DeBulnes
(career advisor)
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
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April - students will receive course confirmations
Carefully check that you have the eight courses you intend to
take.
It is easier to get a counselling appointment in June to
discuss a change than it will be in September.
Counsellors will be available by appointment only the week
before school begins in September.

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