ENROLMENT & CHARACTERISTICS:
September 30, 2010
Grades 9-12 – 1736 students
• English (9-12)
• French Immersion (9-12)
1. To forge authentic connections with all individuals in order to fully enhance the education of our youth.
2. To enable students to learn and feel connected to the prescribed curriculum outcomes through instruction that is indicative of “Best Practice”.
3. To engage members of the internal and external community by providing experiences that reflect our core beliefs as outlined in our Mission Statement.
4. To create an efficient communication system that will support an atmosphere of mutual understanding of goals that will lead to the success of all.
• Participation in Provincial NB3 – 21C Early Adopter Initiative
• Increase focus on connecting students with positive adult role models.
• Provide additional academic support to all students
• Promote and actively engage staff in the PLC model of Professional Growth.
• Implement school wide Advisory Period
• Continual focus on “What is a Professional Learning Community.
• Department dialogue around, and identification of “norms”.
• Department – grade and course identification of essential learnings.
• Implementation and analysis of results derived from Common Assessment
• Development of department Pyramids of Intervention
• Participation in the “Model Schools Consortium”
• Rigour and Relevance of Curriculum using Dagget’s model
• Review of Grade 9 Orientation to High School
PROVINCIAL ASSESSMENT PROGRAMS:
• Grade 9 (English Language Proficiency Assessment / Reassessment)
• Grade 10 (French Second Language Oral Proficiency)
• Grade 12 (French Second Language Oral Proficiency)
SPECIAL PROJECTS: - DETAILS AND ADDITIONAL PROJECTS CAN BE FOUND IN DEPARTMENT REPORTS
• “Celebrating our Stories” – partnership with York Manner and Amec Engineering. Winner of Premier’s Award of Excellence.
• Peer Mentorship Program in support of incoming grade 9
• Advisory Period
• Best Buddies Canada – partnering students with intellectual disabilities and their peers.
• Work Force Project – partnership with NBACL and Jobs Unlimited
• Addition of Local Option Course – Dance 120
• ILF Grants in Math, English and Technology
• Establishment of Science Club
• Leadership students working with elementary students at South Devon
• Cultural Pride Workshop – joint project with Saint Mary’s First Nation with a goal of sharing stories of role models and leaders
• What’s Up Doc – ILF Grant that enabled the purchase of recording equipment that allowed students to create their own documentaries.
• Other Projects and be found with each department reports.