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ARDROSSAN JR SR HIGH. High School Registration. Planning your high school program. Consider Diploma requirements Future educational/career plan Do a three year plan Timetabling Courses required Balanced semesters No spares in grades 10 & 11. Each high school course is worth 5 credits

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ardrossan jr sr high


High School Registration

planning your high school program
Planning your high school program
  • Consider
    • Diploma requirements
    • Future educational/career plan
  • Do a three year plan
  • Timetabling
    • Courses required
    • Balanced semesters
    • No spares in grades 10 & 11
diploma requirements
Each high school course is worth 5 credits

At the end of grade 12 you must earn100 credits

You must pass one level to move to the next level

At Ardrossan you must carry a full timetable (40 credits) in grades 10 and 11 and you can have 1 spare each semester (30 credits)in grade 12

English30-1 or 30-2

Social 30-1 or 30-2

10 more 30 level credits

10 credits in options

Math (10 credits)

Science (10 credits)


Phys Ed 10

Diploma Requirements
eips french immersion certificate
EIPS French Immersion Certificate
  • At least 2 French courses (one of which must be FLA) to the 30 level
  • At least 30 credits in French Immersion
    • French Language Arts Etudes Sociales
    • Science Biologie
    • MathematiquesChimie
  • Students may choose to write the Diplomed’etudes en langue francaise (DELF) (Certificate in French Language Studies)
    • Official diploma awarded by the National Ministry of Education of France and recognized around the world
    • Evaluation of French proficiency based on 4 competence levels
      • A Basic User B Independent User

A1 Beginner B1 Pre-intermediate

A2 Elementary B2 Intermediate

what is a credit
What is a credit?
  • A credit is a unit of learning time based on instructional time
  • At Ardrossan, most of our courses are 5 credit courses, meaning you attend each day for 1 block (85 minutes) for one semester
    • Semester 1 – September to January
    • Semester 2 – February to June
  • Credits can be also be achieved in singular units in CTS or ADLC courses. Students are expected to earn 5-1 credit modules in most CTS or ADLC courses
what do course numbers mean
What do course numbers mean?
  • The first digit refers to the year of high school – 1, 2 or 3
  • The hyphenated number refers to the route of the program
    • Example – English 10-1 (gr. 10), 20-1 (gr. 11), 30-1 (gr. 12)
      • For students who are interested in the study, creation and analysis of literary texts
      • For students who are university bound
    • Example – English 10-2 (gr. 10), 20-2 (gr. 11), 30-2 (gr. 12)
      • For students who are interested in real-world contexts and popular culture
      • For students who are college, technical school, apprenticeship-bound or planning to go straight to work after high school
pre requisites
  • Math 9
    • 80+ - Math 10C Honours
    • 50+ - Math 10C
    • <50 – Math 10-3
  • Science 9
    • 80+ - Science 10 Honours
    • 50+ - Science 10
    • <50 – Science 14
pre requisites1
  • Language Arts 9
    • 80+ English 10-1 Honours
    • 60+ English 10-1
    • <60 English 10-2
  • Social 9
    • 80+ Social 10-1 Honours
    • 60+ Social 10-1
    • <60 Social 10-2
Communication Technology

Construction Technology

Fashion Studies


Commercial Foods

Mechanics and Fabrication

Off Campus Education


Instrumental Music


Phys Ed

Personal Fitness




on campus extras
Jazz Band

Theatre Production


Design Studies

Financial Management

Forensic Sciences


Legal Studies


Plus more (refer to

On Campus Extras
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball
sample timetable gr 11
Sample Timetable Gr. 11

*If you took Sci 14 you take Sci 24

sample timetable french immersion grade 11
Sample Timetable French Immersion Grade 11

*If you took Sci 14 you take Sci 24

future career plan educational plan
Future Career Plan/Educational Plan
  • Excellent sources for career planning –

  • then select the “Counselling” tab from across the top
post secondary admissions
Post Secondary Admissions
  • Rule of 75
    • If you have an average of at least 75% (there are some exceptions – e.g., Engineering at the U of A requires an 83% average) in your CORE courses in grade 12 (including fine arts), you can gain admission to most faculties in colleges or universities of your choice
    • Different faculties have different requirements, so make sure to touch base with counselors, check the alis website, attend open houses, or check post-secondary institution websites to ensure that you have what you need
university entrance requirements
University Entrance Requirements
  • English 30-1
    • Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Science 30
    • Math 30-1, Math 30-2, Math 31
    • Social Studies 30-1
    • Fine Arts – Band 30, Drama 30, Art 30
    • Second Languages – Spanish 30, French 30, FLA 30
    • Phys Ed 30*
    • 5 30-level CTS course**
anticipated admission averages u of alberta
Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences – 70%

Arts - 72%

Engineering – 83%

Native Studies –70%

Faculty of Education – 80%

Nursing – 75%

Phys Ed - 75%-78%

PE/Ed – 76%

St Jean – 70%

Science – 75% (honours 80%)

Anticipated Admission Averages (U of Alberta)
post secondary programs
Grant MacEwan

Over 40 diploma or certificate programs

Degree programs in Arts, Science, Child and Youth Care, Commerce, Nursing

University transfer

Engineering, Education, Phys Ed


Apprenticeship training

Over 80 diploma, certificate and applied degree programs

Most programs accept Eng 30-2

Post-Secondary Programs
post secondary programs1
Concordia University College

BA, BSc, BComm,


Norquest College

Licensed Practical Nurse,

Other health-related careers, Social work . . .

Augustana (U of A faculty)


Lakeland College

Vermillion, Lloydminster

Olds College,

Mount Royal College

U of C, U of L

Post-Secondary Programs
does this describe you
Does This Describe You?
  • Enjoy working with hands, tools, machines
  • Like solving concrete and not abstract problems
  • Like to see the end result of work
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Find employment with a journeyman (a recognized, professional tradesperson) willing to train you in your trade
  • While in high school you may register for RAP
    • Get your first year apprenticeship under your belt and be eligible for the RAP scholarship
  • Length of time depends on the trade – generally you spend 6 to 8 weeks in school each year for 4 years
  • Apprentice is an employee, earn between 40% and 80% of journeyman’s wage while you learn
scholarships and bursaries
  • Alexander Rutherford Scholarship
    • Based on an average in five specified high school courses (does not include Math10-3/20-3, Science 14/24)
    • Apply in grade 12

75%-79.9% 80.0% or higher

$300 gr 10 $400 gr 10

$500 gr 11 $800 gr 11

$700 gr 12 $1300 gr 12

scholarships and bursaries1
  • Most scholarship applications look for evidence of leadership ability, extra-curricular and community involvement, and volunteer activities
where to from here
Where to from here?
  • Select appropriate core courses
  • Discuss course selections with your parents and your current teachers
  • Be ready to complete your registration in April
  • You will complete your registration through Career Cruising. You have time to work on it and think about it. Once you submit, you have to see a counsellor or administrator to make changes
what if i want to make changes
What if I want to make changes?
  • The timetable is built based on student requests so pick your choices carefully
  • Timetables will be available during the last week in August before school starts

Enter your user name and password (eips-ASN and birthdate).

  • You will be prompted to change your password and enter an email address.

Click on Course Planner from the list of blue boxes on the left side of the screen

  • To choose a required course (yellow slot), click on the plus ‘+’ icon at
  • the top right of any yellow course slot
  • To choose an elective course (white slot), click on the plus ‘+’ icon at the top
  • right of any white course slot. Your options are sorted by Discipline (e.g., CTS, Fine Arts, Second Languages,
  • Phys Ed and Personal Development) Use the drop menu under the heading Discipline to view your discipline
  • categories.

A blue dot means there is a Warning that you must read. Hover over the blue dot and the note will appear.

Examples of a Warning include: “You have selected a course that youhavepreviously completed. This course

will not count as an additional credit.”

A red dot means there is an Alert that you must read. Hover over the red dot and the note will appear.

Example of an Alert include: “You do not have the proper pre-requisite, please select the proper pre-requisite,

or speak to your counsellor or administrator.” You will need an administrator or counsellor to override your

Selection so you can submit the course.