Citadel High School
Course Selection for 2014 - 2015
Ms. N. Smith (A - F)
Ms. C. Borden ( G – M and Mac)
Ms. L. MacLean (N – Z and Mc)
Why is course selection important?
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High School Graduation
Career/Life planning
Post-secondary Admissions …University,
Community College, Private colleges, Work
University – 5 Academic grade 12s
NSCC – HS Diploma for most programs*
*Some programs have specific entrance
requirements. Always check!
Admission for Direct-from-high school
The minimum requirements for admission to Dalhousie are:
1. Completion of secondary school (ie. Grade 12) with a
minimum overall average of 70% in your final year;
2. At least a 70% in Grade 12 English;
3. Programs have specific prerequisite courses.
Check website http://www.dal.ca for specifics.
Admission requirements
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Certificate and diploma programs require high school
completion diploma or equivalent.
Individual programs may have other admission criteria, such
as specific high school subjects, university degrees (for some
advanced diplomas) or the submission of an entrance
portfolio.
Please check the program descriptions for specific admission
requirements.
Graduation Requirements
18 credits required
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3 English
2 Math
2 Science
1 Fine Arts – Art, Drama, Music, Dance
1 Phys Ed – Phys Ed, PAL, Dance, Yoga
2 Technology or additional Math or Science
1 Canadian History – HIC11, HDC11F, ACS11, MKS10, GAL ST11
1 Global Studies 12 – Geography or History
maximum 7 Grade 10 coded credits
minimum 5 Grade 12 coded credits
Course Load
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Grade 10s – 8 credits
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Grade 11s - minimum 7 credits + 1 study block
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Grade 12s - minimum 6 credits – 2 study blocks
Selecting IB Courses
Mr. Morrison
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Pick up a blue sheet if you didn't get one
Don't panic - we will do this again
Choose 6 courses plus TOK
3 Higher Level and 3 Standard Level; one
from each subject area
IB Diploma replaces need for required credits
IB French Immersion is possible
French Immersion
Luke and Williams
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Minimum of nine credits in French
Francais 10, 11, and 12 are compulsory
Grade 10: FRA10 F, SCI10F,
ADR10F(drama), HIS10F
Grade 11: FRA11F, HDC11F (Canadian
History), BIO11F, MVA11F (PAL)
Grade 12: FRA12F, EPG12F (Global
Geography)
Selecting Co-op
Mr. Doyle
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Acceptance to Co-op is based on Application
and Interview.
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Select Co-op as one of your courses.
Selecting Gaelic Courses
MacEachern & Shaw
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Gaelic Courses include Gaelic 10, Gaelic 11,
Gaelic 12, and Gaelic Studies 11
These courses are good for anyone with
interest in languages, culture, history or
community.
Community based learning and field trips
Prerequisites Gaelic 11 / Gaelic 12
Selecting African Heritage
Literature
Mr. Adams
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Equivalent of ENG 12 and Advanced ENG 12
credit
Recognized as equivalent at post-secondary
institutions
One-of-a-kind course in North American high
schools
What Happens Now
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Credit Check / Course Selection on paper
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Students Complete Course Selection in PowerSchool
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March 18th -28th Counsellors will be in Lab 117 at lunch and
afterschool for assistance/questions.
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Power school will be open until April 1st.
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Course changes after April 1st need to be made by meeting
with your guidance counsellor
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You will receive your course selection confirmation from
Guidance in April or May.
PowerSchool
Mr. MacDonald
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Need to have your PowerSchool login
PowerSchool will be open starting Thursday
for course selection
Go to “Class Registration”
Any problems see Guidance in Rm 117 at
lunch or after school. March 18th -28th
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