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									Breton Education
Centre
www.bretoned.ca
Grade 12 information session
Graduation Requirements

              18 credits are
               required for
               Provincial graduation
               certificate
Graduation Requirements
    18 CREDITS
    COMPULSORY CREDITS INCLUDE:
         3 ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
               English 10, 11, 12
         FINE ARTS
               Art, Music, Drama, Dance
         2 MATHEMATICS COURSES
         2 SCIENCE COURSES
               Biology (not Human Biology), Chemistry, Physics or Science 10)
         2 ADDITIONAL CREDITS IN MATH, SCIENCE OR TECHNOLOGY
               Design, Communication Tech, Data Processing, Film and Video
         Physically Active Lifestyle credit
               Physically Active Living, Phys Ed, Dance
         CANADIAN HISTORY COURSE
               Canadian History, African Canadian Studies, Mi'Kmaq Studies, Gaelic Studies
         1 GLOBAL STUDY
               Global History, Global Economics or Global Geography
    Of the 18 credits:
          A MAXIMUM OF SEVEN CREDITS AT THE GRADE 10 LEVEL
          A MINIMUM OF FIVE CREDITS AT THE GRADE 12 LEVEL
 Design 11 is not a fine arts credit
 You cannot get credit for the same
  course twice
   Human bio 11 and bio 11
   Math 10F and math 10
 Grade 12 homeroom credit check twice
  per year
 Counsellors check credits when meeting
  with students
 Ultimately it is your responsibility so if
  you have questions – ASK them
Potential Graduation list

  Check for your name
  Check the spelling this is what will go on
   your diploma
  Will be posted today
Student Legal Name for
    Your Diploma
 No Nick Names
 Remarriage
 Name on diploma must match the birth
  certificate or legal name change
  document
 If not, there is no legal proof that you
  graduated from High School
 If there was a change, bring Legal Proof!
Cape Breton Career Day

  Oct 9, 2012 @ CBU
    11:00 – 12:00
    We will be leaving the school at 10:30
  Universities and Colleges in Atlantic
   Canada will be there
  Good time to ask questions
  Permission slips returned by Thursday
   October 4th so we can finalize bussing
Possible questions to ask
 university/college reps
   Cost
   How long it will take to complete your program
   Do you need specific courses to get in
   Do you need to write any entrance exams/placement
    tests – Math, English
   Articulation agreements?
   When are the information nights/tours/visits for parents
    and new students
   What can you do with this program – do you need any
    more education or are you employable?
   Scholarships?????
   Etc.
Post Secondary
Application Procedure
  Early Admission is available for many programs and
   they fill up fast – so don’t wait
  Most applications are available in the Guidance Office
   and/or online
  Transcripts/ final marks for semester one
  If you receive a letter saying “no transcript”
     Come and see us
  Transcripts are mailed out when ready
     Just tell us where??
Application Procedure

  Don’t Forget to fill out a transcript request
   from in the Guidance Office
  transcript fee $5.00/transcript
    $5.00 for grade 12’s
    Institutions will send back a confirmation
     card once the transcript is received
  Read DEADLINES on all applications
     University/College

 Check to make sure that you look at the
  requirements - they are not all the same.
 Two for Two – University / College
  articulation agreements
NSCC

 Apply NOW it is first come first serve
   DO NOT WAIT FOR SEMESTER ONE
    MARKS
NSCC – Test Drive

    Program Information Session
    Career Exploration Session
    Campus Tours
    http://www.nscc.ca/sites/highschool/index
     .asp
 If you are interested in going to try out a
  class at a particular university that you
  are interested in – come and see us

 All open house information is in the
  bulletin
 If you are planning on going to a
  university in Ontario you must complete a
  special application
   www.uac.on.ca/105/
University in the US
  If you are planning on going to a University in the States you must
   write a SAT

    Test dates                 application deadlines
    Dec 1, 2012                Nov 1, 2012
    Jan 26, 2012               Dec 28, 2012
    May 4, 2012                April 5, 2012

  Register online
  www.collegeboard.com
      Practice tests and prep info also available here
      Test centre number is 96262
Career Cruising

    Not sure what you want to do?
    www.careercruising.com
    Password – breton
    Username – education
Scholarships
Outside BEC

  They send us info, applications & we post it
    Bulletin/online/calendar in Guidance Office
  Online may not be as up to date as the
   information in the Guidance Office
  School may nominate for some scholarships
    LORAN Award formally Canadian Merit
        Due Oct 10, 2012
  Pass in a current resume
    Will help the committee decide who to nominate
Resume

 Community Outreach Centre - Plummer
  Ave.
 Bring it to us and we can help you out
Scholarship Lists

  Go to the website of the post-secondary
   institution you are applying to and see
   what they have to offer
  WWW.STUDENTAWARDS.COM
  WWW.SCHOLARSHIPSCANADA.COM
  WWW.STUDENTSCHOLARSHIPS.ORG
        Student Loans



 http://studentloans.ednet.ns.ca
Looking for tutors

  Homework assistance each Wednesday
   afterschool
  Looks great on you resume
        CBU and SMU

 Sign up in Guidance
 CBU pizza luncheon
   Oct 5, 2012
 SMU lunchtime info session
   Oct 24, 2012
Grad Photos

  Oct 23 and 24
  Sign up sheet available in the main office
   Oct 15
  Group photo will be done one of these
   days depending on the weather so wear
   your school colors
Any Questions????

								
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