Course availability and schedule varies for each semester. Some courses have prerequisites.
First Semester: September to January
Second Semester: February to June
Grade 12 Comprehensive English
EN 40SC - First Semester
Students learn about using language for different purposes (creative and persuasive writing). They will read a play and a novel, as well as complete a research project.
Grade 12 Transactional English
EN40ST - Second Semester
Students learn about themselves as learners. Areas of study include interviews, reports, advertising, memoirs, and writing editorials. Students read a play and a novel and respond to them in a variety of ways.
Grade 12 Global Issues, Citizenship, & Sustainability
HI 40S - First and Second Semester
This course will help students understand that human societies & institutions can be renewed, from personal lifestyle to collective, large-scale social change. Education is vital – both as an instrument of critical understanding (seeking truth) and as an instrument of hope (seeking a better future).
Grade 12 Essential Math
MAEM40S - First and Second Semester
Students work through topics such as home insurance, mortgages, investments, government finance, vehicle finance, statistics, and trigonometry.
Grade 10/11 PreCalculus Math
MAPC 20/30S - First Semester
This algebra-based course prepares students for grade 12 Pre Calculus Math. It is an accelerated course that will require several hours of homework per week.
Grade 12 PreCalculus Math
MAPC 40S - Second Semester
This is a continuation of grade 11 Pre Cal Math. Concepts in this course (functions, trigonometry, and logarithms) are the building blocks for studying calculus.
Grade 12 Biology
BIO 40S - First and Second Semester
The course consists of an introduction to the diversity of life (genetics, DNA, evolution, and biodiversity).
Grade 11 Chemistry
CH 30S - First Semester
This course provides a foundation for the development of scientific literacy in all students. Topics include: Physical Properties & Changes; Chemical Reactions; Solubility; Acids & Bases; and Organic Chemistry.
Grade 12 Chemistry
CH 40S - Second Semester
This is a continuation of grade 11 Chemistry. Topics include: Measurement, Observation, and Reporting; Kinetics; Chemical, Acid-base, and Solubility Equilibriums; and Oxidation and Reduction.
Grade 11 Physics
PH 30S - First Semester
This course explores a variety of laws and formulas (velocity, acceleration, vectors, Newton’s laws of motion, waves, sound, and light). Requires a strong mathematical background.
Grade 12 Physics
PH 40S - Second Semester
A continuation of grade 11 physics (fields and forces, energy conservation, electric circuits, magnetism, electromagnetic induction, and alternating current).
Grade 12 Community Studies
CS 41G - First and Second Semester
By volunteering, students learn about and interact with people. Students have found their experience so rewarding that they have continued to volunteer after completing the course. Requires approval by the Education Director.
Grade 12 Skills for Academic Success
SAS41G - First and Second Semester
This course explores addresses gaps that sometimes prevent students from being academically successful. Topics include writing skills, goal setting, study skills, time management, reading strategies and oral communication skills.
Grade 12 Life Work Transition
LW 40S - First Semester
An exploration of potential career opportunities, job preparation skills, and personal management reflection.