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  1. Lorne Park Secondary School Grade 11 Course Selection Presentation 2013/2014

  2. Student ID and Password are needed

  3. Password Each year student passwords are set to their birth date in the form (YYMMDD) All students will create their own password during the initial session The new password will then be used to gain access to the course selection program for all subsequent logins made during the course selection process If you forget your new password see the Counselling secretary to have your password reset

  4. Grade 12 Literacy Course If you have been unsuccessful on the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test you qualify to take the Ontario Literacy Course (OLC4O0) Earning a credit in this course will satisfy the Literacy requirement on your diploma so that you can graduate See your Guidance Counsellor to sign up for Night School or Summer School if you are interested in taking the OLC.

  5. Choosing Your Courses ATTEND THE COURSE SELECTION INFORMATION FAIR IN THE SMALL GYM ON DECEMBER 6 Talk to teachers who teach the course Talk to students who have taken the course Get information regarding workload and the type of projects you will do Have a back-up plan in case things do not work out as expected Pay attention to post-secondary program requirements

  6. College Pathways Workplace level programs are not recognized by the colleges as acceptable preparation Students need a majority of grade 11 and 12 courses offered at the college (C) preparation or university/college (M) preparation level Math and English marks of 65% or higher are preferred by the colleges No special consideration is given to a student taking courses at the university (U) level Be sure to research college program requirements before you select your courses

  7. College Information - OCAS website -Ontario College Handbook - Individual college sites and view books

  8. Cooperative Education To select Co-op, choose the code COP4XC under Guidance Co-op is offered as a 4 credit package. If you select COP4XC you will then choose 4 other courses for an eight credit program. Students interested in applying for the co-op program must submit an application form to the Guidance Office. Students must also arrange a meeting with the co-op teacher to discuss job placement options. Applications are available in the Guidance Office or on the Lorne Park website.

  9. University Pathways Students must present six grade 12 university (U) preparation or college/university (M) preparation courses to qualify for university admission Beprepared, you should already know program requirements so that you can select the appropriate courses *Plan to attend summer school for missed prerequisites

  10. University Pathways (cont'd) Admission average calculations are not consistent for all universities: -some use best six 4U or 4M level courses -others include required courses in their calculation For specific information about admission average calculations check university admissions publications, websites and

  11. University Information - eInfo website -OUAC website -individual university sites and view books

  12. Summer School Students intending to reach ahead by enrolling in a course at summer school should not choose this course as part of their program for next year.

  13. Confirming Your Choices Print the Student Course List 2013 Discuss your choices with your parents and have them sign the form to indicate that they agree with your selections Return the signed and completed StudentCourse List 2012 to the Guidance Office by January 11 What if I forgot to print the letter before I logged out?

  14. COMPUTER DRIVEN WAIT LISTS • Wait lists are created according to the date you make your course selections • This is done automatically through the Peel Board course selection program. • Students who choose their courses near the end of the course selection process may find themselves on a wait list for one or more of their elective courses.

  15. Course Changes "Change of mind" changes may be made anytime before June 1st (This means for any reason!) Changes will be allowed based on course availability "Change of mind" changes will notbedone in September

  16. Valid Reasons for September Course Changes The only timetable changes that are done in September are for students who have issues such as: - no prerequisite for a timetabled course due to a course failure in June - an unforeseen health issue

  17. What if the Computer Won't Let Me…?!? Don't panic Come to the Guidance Office and we will sort it out for you

  18. Recap of Important Information Access Lorne Park Secondary School - Home from December 10 to January 10 Follow the instructions outlined in the “Lorne Park Course Selection Process 2013/2014” sheet if you forget what to do Available courses are listed on the “Courses at a Glance” sheet on the Lorne Park website

  19. QUESTIONS? A Guidance Counsellor will be available in the Guidance Office during the lunch period to answer quick questions Make an appointment with your Counsellor if the question is more involved THANK YOU!