Course Request - York Region District School Board

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Welcome to
Middlefield Collegiate Institute!
Learning Goal:
Dec. 16th,
2013
Course
Request :
Career
Cruising
Jan.13th-15th,
2014
Part THREE:
Course
Request 1O1:
“The Basics”
Part TWO:
Part ONE:
To instil in every potential MCI Gr. 9 student the
appropriate knowledge and skills in preparation for September 2014 .
Grade 8
Information
Night @ MCI
Jan. 16th,
2014 @
6:30pm
Diploma Requirements
(O.S.S.D.) for your 4 years
18 Compulsory Credits
+
12 Optional Credits
=
30 Total Credits
+
Successful Completion of the
Ontario Secondary School
Literacy Test
+
40 hours of Community
Involvement
Grade 9 & 10 Course Types
•
•
•
•
Applied
Academic
Open
Locally-Developed
Course Type
Grade
ENG1P1
Subject
MCI Specific
Understanding Course Codes
Applied (P)
• A practical,
more hands-on
approach with
some theory
• Smaller class
size
• More teacher
interaction to
ensure focus
and direction of
task
• e.g. CGC1PL
Academic (D)
• Theoretical in Approach
• Abstract Thinking
• Self-Directed
Learning/Independent Learner
• Larger Class Size
• e.g. SNC1D1
Open (O)
• An opportunity to
explore an area of
interest for all students
• Examples: Art, Music,
Drama, Integrated
Technology, Family
Studies, Business,
Physical Education,
Learning Strategies (GLS)
• Choose your area of
interest/strength/need
• e.g. PPL1O8/PPL1O9
Courses
Requiring Special Permission and/or Advice
Grade 9:
• Locally-Developed
• ESL
• Learning Strategies (GLE)
Later:
• Co-Op
• Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM)
• Advanced Placement
Advanced
Placement
• For highly-motivated
students
• Great interest in Math &
Science
• Pre-AP: Grade 11
• Advanced Placement:
Grade 12 – Exams
How do you wisely determine
which courses are best for YOU?
• Research
• Consult
• Reflect
ASK LOTS OF
QUESTIONS!
Courses can be found in :
MCI Course Offering
Booklet
(Inside the Planning Guide)
Career Cruising Website
via YRDSB Website
York Region
Course Directory
(online)
WHEN REQUESTING YOUR COURSES ON
CAREER CRUISING
Read
Carefully!
Choose
Carefully!
Check
Carefully!
What’s next?
• See you and
parents/guardians
Thursday January 16th, 2014
6:30p.m. to 8:00p.m.
• Where?
Middlefield C.I. Cafeteria
• Guidance Counsellors
will visit your school on
January 13-15th, 2014
Grade 9
Registration
Booklets
HOOLEY
Booley
• All registration
booklets due to
MCI on
Tues. February 4th, 2014
• PRINT NEATLY !!!
Course Planner/Course Request
6
2
or 7 compulsory +
or 1 electives
3 additional music IF
desired
If no music, maximum
of 3 spares entered
3 alternates
Submit electronically
Print – Signatures Hand to homeroom
teacher
We LOVE to meet deadlines!!!
All course requests due
on Career Cruising
February 14th, 2014
Signed hard copy course
requests forms due on
the same day
February 14th, 2014.
We will see You
with Your
Parents/Guardians
on
Thursday
th
Jan. 16
@ 6:30pm!
@ Middlefield C.I.
Next Steps…
• Post your
parent’s/guardian night
reminder card on your
fridge or somewhere
visible
• Visit our MCI website
http://www.yrdsb.ca/schools/middlefield.ci
• Follow us on twitter
@MCIguidance
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