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 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 Any 7 courses from grades 10, 11, 12 (3 must be at grade 12 level) Graduation Transitions = 4 credits Grade10, 11 or 12 are worth 4 credits A minimum of 80 credits is required to graduate (most students have more to meet post-secondary requirements) Must meet all Grad Requirements (required & elective courses) How students can earn credits: • Grade 10, 11 and 12 classes at REMSS • On-line learning • Summer school • External credits 1. Language Arts (English)10 2. Social Studies 10 3. Mathematics 10 ◦ 4. 5. 6. 7. (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 1. 2. 3. 4. • • • 5. 6. 7. 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 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) #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 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 th 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) Each Technology Program has specific requirements. ◦ Entrance is competitively based Trades Programs have continuous enrolment. ◦ Waitlists should be researched. Some programs are not accessible to students directly from high school. 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 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 English 12 (higher of the school or blended mark) Geography, History, Physics, French, Chemistry, Biology, Math, Mandarin, Law, Calculus Not Psychology 12 UFV, Kwantlen does not accept Law or Calculus – CHECK! A language at the grade 11 level Kwantlen – Dogwood Diploma, English with a C UFV – 2 grade 12 academics, English 12 with a C+ 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 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 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 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 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 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 English 12 (min. B) Three other approved grade 12 courses 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 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 Has moved to priority registration. Students are accepted with general entry requirements (English 12 “C” or its equivalent) Registration time for courses is based on high school GPA Kwantlen University/College Students are accepted with general entry requirements (English 12 “C” or its equivalent). Admission requirements must still be checked for each specific program Langara College Students are accepted with general entry requirements (English 12 “C” or its equivalent) Scholarships – 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 Bursaries – Grants made to students who demonstrate need. A financial statement must be included. 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. 2. 3. 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: Parent’s/Guardian’s Signature Resource Teacher’s signature if you’ve had Resource before 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… You may be put on a wait list You may not get the courses you REALLY want 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: 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! 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] 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.