Sec III Special Interest Options

POP 304  (Personal Orientation Project)

The secondary 3 option is designed to give students the opportunity to relate their interests, skills, and personality, to various career paths. Students will be able to explore different working domains, giving them a clearer idea of what career paths are available to pursue. This course is “NOT” a job search, but rather a means to discover the process of career exploration.

  • Career Proposal Essay
  • Interviewing skills
  • Resume Writing
  • Career Search Process
  • Career Exploration
  • Portfolio Development
  • Journals
  • Career Brochure
  • Education/training

Students who chose the Applied Science path will be registered for the compulsory POP option.

Personal Fitness 344

A variety of fitness activities focused on improving skills, knowledge, and overall fitness level. The content includes: strength training, circuit training, weight training, aerobics, fitness testing, health and nutrition, etc. 
Three (3) classes per cycle.

Wood/Robotics 354

In this course, students will begin with woodworking using hand-tools and studying the design process.  Later in the year students will move on to more complex projects, and use power tools (under supervision). Students will learn to work professionally as a team. Beyond science and engineering principals, the Robotics program encourages leadership and problem solving within the groups of students. The VEX Robotics Kits are the standard materials for schools entering the Canadian Robotics Competition. The Beurling Woodworking and Robotics Program will provide students with a rich workshop experience that will include not only in-class lessons and projects, but also guest speakers bringing years of working knowledge and experience in the field.

Digital Media 344

This course is intended to introduce students to digital media techniques in addition to Microsoft Office skills. Students will be introduced to simple animation techniques, video and sound editing, CBL (computer-based learning) modules and internet sites. Students are expected to develop and organize ideas, both individually and in a team approach.




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