Course Selections

The following is a list of all 158 courses available at Saint John High School. Click a course name to view its description.

English

Course
English 102

English LA10 is a yearlong course for students following the standards of the prescribed New Brunswick curriculum and the ATLANTIC CANADA ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS CURRICULUM GUIDE: HIGH SCHOOL. There is emphasis on developing speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills, specifically essay writing. Literary considerations will include prose fiction and non-fiction, novel study, a Shakespearean play, and poetry. Students require a passing grade from English LA9 to enter this course.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

English 121 AP

121 English is a single semester course for students who enjoy discussing, analyzing, and writing about novels, prose, poetry, and drama. The pace of 121 AP English is closer to that of a first-year university course, as students have the option to write an external AP exam which may be eligible for a university credit.

Requirements: English 111 AP/ IB is preferred, but students with an honors average from 112 are welcome with the recommendation of their teachers. Students need to be prepared to complete independent reading. .
 

Prerequisite: English 111 or 112 80%

Available to students entering: Grade 12


Available to students entering: Grade 12

English 122

English 122 is a ONE semester, 1 credit course required by students who plan to attend an academic post-secondary institution. Students can expect a Shakespearean play, a novel, poetry and a structured writing component. A passing grade from English 112 or 111 is required. Students with a 113 credit are not eligible to take this course.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

English 123

English 123 is a ONE semester, 1 credit course, which will fulfill basic high school graduation requirements. Students must have a passing grade in a grade 11 English course. The program is designed to improve students oral and written communication skills.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

English 9

English LA9 is a yearlong course for students following the standards of the prescribed New Brunswick curriculum and the ATLANTIC CANADA ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS CURRICULUM GUIDE: HIGH SCHOOL. There is emphasis on developing speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Literary considerations will include prose fiction and non-fiction, novel study, Shakespearean appreciation including a Shakespearean play, and poetry. Students require a passing grade from English LA8 to enter this course.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

English Info Text 111

English 111 Info Text follows English Lit Text 111. This course is designed to begin to prepare students for the eventual writing of the Advanced Placement Examination in English at the end of the grade 12 year. Students entering this course must have an honors mark in English from grade 10 and should possess strong reading and writing skills. There is a strong emphasis on the writing of commentary, both poetry and prose. As well as working independently, students should be prepared to participate in groups and class seminars.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

English Info Text 112

English 112 Informational Text is a required course in which students focus upon multi-genre studies by exploring a theme or question. This course has a greater focus upon transactional writing, research, multi media studies, particularly visual and informational readings.

Prerequisite: English 10 Lit Text & English 10 Info Text; English 112 Lit Text 


Available to students entering: Grade 11

English Info Text 113

English Info Text 113 is a 1-credit course intended for those students who might struggle with the academic requirements of English 112. It is designed for those individuals who do not plan to attend an academic post-secondary institution. A variety of materials are used to develop the student's reading and writing skills, as well as oral communications.

Pre-requisite: English Lit Text 113


Available to students entering: Grade 11

English Language 110 (English Additional Language) Local Option
Students first spoken language is not English. Students will be selected for this course.

Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

English Lit Text 111

English 111 Lit Text is a 1-credit course, designed to begin to prepare students for the eventual writing of the Advanced Placement Examination in English at the end of the grade 12 year. Students entering this course must have an honors mark in English from grade 10 and should possess strong reading and writing skills. There is a strong emphasis on the writing of commentary, both poetry and prose. As well as working independently, students should be prepared to participate in groups and class seminars. Students must complete this course before taking English Info Text 111.  


Available to students entering: Grade 11

English Lit Text 112

English 112 Literary Texts is a required course in which students focus on literary texts such as poems, short stories, novels and plays along side a variety of representing ( speaking , listening, and writing) strategies.

Prerequisites: English 10 Lit Text & English 10 Info Text


Available to students entering: Grade 11

English Lit Text 113

English Lit Text 113 is a 1-credit course intended for those students who might struggle with the academic requirements of English 112. It is designed for those individuals who do not plan to attend an academic post-secondary institution. A variety of materials are used to develop the student's reading and writing skills, as well as oral communications.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB English Language Arts 10

Must take IB Cultural Foundations 10 (code 012) or IB/FI Cultural Foundations 10 (code 044).

Must also take IB Social Studies 10 (code 036) or IB?FI Social Studies 10 (code 049).


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB English Language Arts 111 A

English 111 IB is a yearlong course, which follows a program set according to IB guidelines. It is part one of a two- year program, culminating in grade 12 with final IB external assessment. Students must have an honors mark from grade 10, ideally will have taken 101 pre IB English, and will have demonstrated strong reading, writing and analytical skills. There are demanding reading and assignment requirements, with emphasis on honing writing skills through revision. The writing of commentary, both prose and poetry is to be expected.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB English Language Arts 111 B

English 111 IB is a yearlong course, which follows a program set according to IB guidelines. It is part one of a two- year program, culminating in grade 12 with final IB external assessment. Students must have an honors mark from grade 10, ideally will have taken 101 pre IB English, and will have demonstrated strong reading, writing and analytical skills. There are demanding reading and assignment requirements, with emphasis on honing writing skills through revision. The writing of commentary, both prose and poetry is to be expected.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB English Language Arts 121 A

This full year 2-credit course requires English 111 IB with an honors mark for admission. Students MUST be capable of meeting deadlines as work is sent out for external evaluation. The program of studies meets IB requirements and students will write a 4-hour IB exam at Christmas and again in May as well as take an oral Exam in late March. Two 1500 word World Literature essays are expected as well.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB English Language Arts 121 B

This full year 2-credit course requires English 111 IB with an honors mark for admission. Students MUST be capable of meeting deadlines as work is sent out for external evaluation. The program of studies meets IB requirements and students will write a 4-hour IB exam at Christmas and again in May as well as take an oral Exam in late March. Two 1500 word World Literature essays are expected as well.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

French

Course
Conversational French 120

This course is designed as a complement to the French Immersion Language Arts 120 course.   The main objective is to further develop oral communication competencies in one's second language with a view of also aiding in preparation for the New Brunswick French Second Language Oral Proficiency Assessment.  This course will provide opportunities for the student to learn and develop their French skills both inside the classroom and within the community. 


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB French 10 A

IB French 10 A & B:

This course serves as preparation for entrance into the International Baccalaureate program. It is composed of two semesters: IB French 10 A and IB French 10 B. Students will move through topics in an accelerated fashion while improving their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. A variety of grammar tenses will be covered, as well as texts from a variety of sources.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB French 10 B

IB French 10 A & B:

This course serves as preparation for entrance into the International Baccalaureate program. It is composed of two semesters: IB French 10 A and IB French 10 B. Students will move through topics in an accelerated fashion while improving their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. A variety of grammar tenses will be covered, as well as texts from a variety of sources.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB French 111

This course is open to all but is usually taken by students wishing to write the I.B. Exam in French. It is held during the first semester of Grade Eleven. Grammar, reading, group discussions and conversation are stressed.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB/AP French 121

This is the second half of French 111 I.B. and is held during the second semester of Grade Eleven. The work is generally the same as that of the first half but is focused on the I.B. Exam (May) and the New Brunswick Certificate of Proficiency in French Interview (April/May). An External IB Exam is written in May.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

Post Intensive French 110

Post-Intensive French is a literacy‐based, non‐immersion program for students choosing to continue to learn French as a second Language. Themes at this level include: mysteries, injustices and the power of photography. 


Available to students entering: Grade 11

Post- Intensive French 10

 

This one semester French course is mandatory for all students enrolled in the English program at Saint John High. It is designed to develop/enhance students' listening, speaking, reading and writing French skills. In the classroom, students will be expected to continue to speak French and to participate as much as possible.

Oral activities will be a part of the daily lesson with alternating reading and writing activities. Throughout the semester, students will be required to complete group and individual projects and present them to their peers. Units covered will include Special effects in movies and technology as well as other current affairs.


Available to students entering:

Post- Intensive French 9

The program incorporates activities for the four communication strands: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. This program is designed to emphasize oral communication in authentic communication situations.


Available to students entering:

Post‐Intensive French 120

Post-Intensive French is a literacy‐based, non‐immersion program for students choosing to continue to learn French as a second Language. Themes at this level include: looking to the future, ecological challenges, similarities and differences and careers.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

French Immersion

Course
Co-operative Education 120 (2-credit)

This 2 or 3 credit course (morning or afternoon) provides "hands-on" experience that extends the learning process beyond the school into the workplace. Cooperative Education 120 integrates classroom theory with practical experience and learning in the working world. Students are placed with community employers who provide challenging tasks and responsibilities following the guidelines of a training plan. Job placements are based upon a wide selection of career fields, including the health and construction pathways. Co-op is a "selective elective" requiring an application (available from guidance) and interview. As part of the application, students must complete and attach the interest/personality questionnaire from careercruising.com prior to their interview.

Available to students entering: Grade 12

Co-operative Education 120 (3-credit)

This 2 or 3 credit course (morning or afternoon) provides "hands-on" experience that extends the learning process beyond the school into the workplace. Cooperative Education 120 integrates classroom theory with practical experience and learning in the working world. Students are placed with community employers who provide challenging tasks and responsibilities following the guidelines of a training plan. Job placements are based upon a wide selection of career fields, including the health and construction pathways. Co-op is a "selective elective" requiring an application (available from guidance) and interview. As part of the application, students must complete and attach the interest/personality questionnaire from careercruising.com prior to their interview.

Available to students entering: Grade 12

Conversational French 120

This course is designed as a complement to the French Immersion Language Arts 120 course.   The main objective is to further develop oral communication competencies in one's second language with a view of also aiding in preparation for the New Brunswick French Second Language Oral Proficiency Assessment.  This course will provide opportunities for the student to learn and develop their French skills both inside the classroom and within the community. 


Available to students entering: Grade 12

FI Language Arts 10

FI Language Arts 10:

This is a one semester course designed for students in grade 10 in the French Immersion program, and is a required part of the program. Students will review skills attained in grade 9, and will continue to be immersed in the French language as their improve their language skills.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

FI Language Arts 110

The French as a Second Language Program uses a multi-dimensional approach to the teaching and learning of a second language. These courses emphasize the use of language as an instrument for communication and reflection. A variety of communication activities related to students' experiences have been designed to help them improve their linguistic skills. The study of literature is an integral part of the courses. Students who wish to take the IB Diploma write the IB French Exam at the end of Grade 11. Students who wish to take the AP Exam do so at the end of Grade 12.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

FI Language Arts 120

The French as a Second Language Program uses a multi-dimensional approach to the teaching and learning of a second language. These courses emphasize the use of the language as an instrument for communication and reflection and a factor in students' personal development. A variety of communication activities related to students' experiences have been designed to help them improve their linguistic skills. The study of literature is an integral part of the courses. Students who wish to take the IB Diploma write the IB French Exam at the end of Grade 11. Students who wish to take the Advanced Placement Exam do so at the end of Grade 12.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

FI Language Arts 9

FI Language Arts 9:

This is a one semester course designed for students in the French Immersion program, and is compulsory. Building on skills attained in middle school, this course will continue to immerse the student in the French language and Francophone cultures. Students will work on improving skills in Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening.

 


Available to students entering: Grade 10

FI Social Studies 10

Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11

History Modern 112 FI

Modern History 112 FI is a rigorous study of the evolution of the peoples of the west during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and their widening involvement in global issues. The course describes the rise of nationalist and socialist movements, the international connections growing out of the World Wars and the Cold War era, and the widening global contacts of the contemporary world.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB Cultural Foundations 10 FI

This course parallels Cultural Foundations 10 IB.

Must register for both IB English Language Arts 10 (code 013) and IB/FI Social Studies 10 (code 049).


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB Social Studies 10 FI

This course parallels IB Social Studies 10.

Must register for both IB English Language Arts 10 (code 013) and IB Cultural Foundations 10 FI (code 044).


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB/FI History Modern 111

This course parallels IB Modern History 111 A.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB/FI Language Arts 10

IB FI Language Arts 10:

This course serves as preparation for entrance into the International Baccalaureate program, and meets the requirements of the French Immersion program. It is a one-semester, advanced-level, grade 10 course. A variety of grammar topics are included as well as selected texts. Students will work on improving their Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening skills while immersed in the French language environment.

 


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB/FI Language Arts 110

The French as a Second Language Program uses a multi-dimensional approach to the teaching and learning of a second language. These courses emphasize the use of the language as an instrument for communication and reflection and a factor in students? personal development. A variety of communication activities related to students? experiences have been designed to help them improve their linguistic skills. The study of literature is an integral part of the courses. Students who wish to take the IB Diploma write the IB French Exam at the end of Grade 11. Students who wish to take the Advanced Placement Exam do so at the end of Grade 12.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB/FI Language Arts 120

The French as a Second Language Program uses a multi-dimensional approach to the teaching and learning of a second language. These courses emphasize the use of the language as an instrument for communication and reflection and a factor in students? personal development. A variety of communication activities related to students? experiences have been designed to help them improve their linguistic skills. The study of literature is an integral part of the courses. Students who wish to take the IB Diploma write the IB French Exam at the end of Grade 11. Students who wish to take the Advanced Placement Exam do so at the end of Grade 12.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB/FSL Math 111

This is a continuation of IB/FSL Math 10. Topics include Linear & Quadratic functions, functions & systems of equations, inverse functions, logarithmic & exponential functions, trig equations, sequences & series, probability, Geometry of the circle.

Must also register for IB/FSL Math 10 (code 023).


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB/FSL Mathematics 10

This course is offered in semester 1 and is designed to provide highly motivated students with the necessary skills to be successful in future IB Math courses. Students who do very well in IB/FSL Math 10 should register in IB/FSL Math 111  in the second semester. Topics include: Advanced Algebra, Equations & Inequalities, Problem Solving, and Trigonometry.

Must also register for IB/FSL Math 111  in semester 2.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Math : FI Numbers, Functions and Relations 10

Topics: Prime numbers, common factors, square and cube roots, irrational numbers, integral and rational exponents, polynomial expressions, trinomial factoring, linear relations and functions, slope, distance formula, midpoint formula

Pass mark: 60 %
 

 


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Math : FI Geometry, Measurement and Finance 10

Topics: Pythagorean Theorem, polygons, angles, trigonometric ratios, metric and imperial systems of measurement, surface area and volume, unit pricing, currency exchange, income( gross pay and net pay) , credit cards, loans, interest

Pass mark : 60 %


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Math 9 A FI

Numeracy and Geometry

This course is a one semester course. Topics will include: rational numbers, square roots, an intriduction to circle geometry, surface area of 3-D composite objects, scale diagrams, similarity, line and rotational symmetry, statistics and probability.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Math 9 B FI

Math 9 B is a one semester course. In order to take Math 9B you must have passed Math 9A. Topics will include : powers , polynomials, operations on polynomials, patterns, linear relations and equations, and single variable linear inequalities.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Math: FI Foundations of Mathematics 110

This course is the first course in both the Foundations and Calculus pathways. The course covers non-right-angle trigonometry, linear inequalities, quadratic functions and equations, and some geometry. Students who are thinking of pursuing a university degree in Science, Business, Nursing, or Engineering should take this course. This course is offered in French and counts towards the FI certificate requirements. The prerequisite is FI Numbers, Relations and Functions 10.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Math: FI Pre- Calc 110

This course is the next step in the Calculus pathway following FI Foundations 110. Topics include absolute value functions, radical expressions & equations, rational expressions & equations, angles & trigonometric ratios, polynomial factoring, systems of equations, quadratic formula & equations, linear & quadratic inequalities. Anyone who is pursuing any kind of Engineering or Science degree should take this course. The course is offered in French and counts towards the FI certificate requirements. The prerequisite is FI Foundations 110.

 


Available to students entering: Grade 11

Math: FI Pre-Calculus 120 A

This course follows FI Pre-Calculus 110 and continues the march to Calculus. Topics covered include trigonometric identities, trigonometric equations, trigonometric graphs, and exponential and logarithmic functions. This course is often a university requirement for entrance to any Science or Engineering degree programs and is also normally a requirement for college courses that involve engineering technology. The course is offered in French and counts towards the FI certificate requirement. The prerequisite is FI Pre-Calculus 110.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

Science 10 FI

Available to students entering:

Science 9 FI

Available to students entering:

Social Studies 9 FI

Available to students entering: Grade 10

French Language Arts

Course
FI Language Arts 10

FI Language Arts 10:

This is a one semester course designed for students in grade 10 in the French Immersion program, and is a required part of the program. Students will review skills attained in grade 9, and will continue to be immersed in the French language as their improve their language skills.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

FI Language Arts 110

The French as a Second Language Program uses a multi-dimensional approach to the teaching and learning of a second language. These courses emphasize the use of language as an instrument for communication and reflection. A variety of communication activities related to students' experiences have been designed to help them improve their linguistic skills. The study of literature is an integral part of the courses. Students who wish to take the IB Diploma write the IB French Exam at the end of Grade 11. Students who wish to take the AP Exam do so at the end of Grade 12.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

FI Language Arts 120

The French as a Second Language Program uses a multi-dimensional approach to the teaching and learning of a second language. These courses emphasize the use of the language as an instrument for communication and reflection and a factor in students' personal development. A variety of communication activities related to students' experiences have been designed to help them improve their linguistic skills. The study of literature is an integral part of the courses. Students who wish to take the IB Diploma write the IB French Exam at the end of Grade 11. Students who wish to take the Advanced Placement Exam do so at the end of Grade 12.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

FI Language Arts 9

FI Language Arts 9:

This is a one semester course designed for students in the French Immersion program, and is compulsory. Building on skills attained in middle school, this course will continue to immerse the student in the French language and Francophone cultures. Students will work on improving skills in Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening.

 


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB/FI Language Arts 10

IB FI Language Arts 10:

This course serves as preparation for entrance into the International Baccalaureate program, and meets the requirements of the French Immersion program. It is a one-semester, advanced-level, grade 10 course. A variety of grammar topics are included as well as selected texts. Students will work on improving their Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening skills while immersed in the French language environment.

 


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB/FI Language Arts 110

The French as a Second Language Program uses a multi-dimensional approach to the teaching and learning of a second language. These courses emphasize the use of the language as an instrument for communication and reflection and a factor in students? personal development. A variety of communication activities related to students? experiences have been designed to help them improve their linguistic skills. The study of literature is an integral part of the courses. Students who wish to take the IB Diploma write the IB French Exam at the end of Grade 11. Students who wish to take the Advanced Placement Exam do so at the end of Grade 12.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB/FI Language Arts 120

The French as a Second Language Program uses a multi-dimensional approach to the teaching and learning of a second language. These courses emphasize the use of the language as an instrument for communication and reflection and a factor in students? personal development. A variety of communication activities related to students? experiences have been designed to help them improve their linguistic skills. The study of literature is an integral part of the courses. Students who wish to take the IB Diploma write the IB French Exam at the end of Grade 11. Students who wish to take the Advanced Placement Exam do so at the end of Grade 12.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

History

Course
History Canadian 122

This course presents the history of Canada over the last century. Topics examined include the achievement of Confederation, the Macdonald and Laurier eras, the Great War and its impact, as well as the problems presented by the Depression and World War Two. Students will also be encouraged to study and discuss the political, economic and social challenges of the post-war world. This course is open to all students interested in the history of our own country.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

History Modern 111

This course is designed for the student who has an active interest in history and wishes to develop the skills of historical analysis. Major topics include Absolutism and the ideas of the Enlightenment, the French and Industrial Revolutions, the growth of the imperialism and nationalism in the nineteenth century..This course is intended to be a prerequisite for AP Modern History 120.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

History Modern 112

Modern History 112 is a rigorous study of the evolution of the peoples of the west during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and their widening involvement in global issues. The course describes the rise of nationalist and socialist movements, the international connections growing out of the World Wars and the Cold War era, and the widening global contacts of the contemporary world.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

History Modern 112 FI

Modern History 112 FI is a rigorous study of the evolution of the peoples of the west during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and their widening involvement in global issues. The course describes the rise of nationalist and socialist movements, the international connections growing out of the World Wars and the Cold War era, and the widening global contacts of the contemporary world.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

History Modern 113

Modern History 113 is a rigorous study of the evolution of the peoples of the west during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and their widening involvement in global issues. The course describes the rise of nationalist and socialist movements, the international connections growing out of the World Wars and the Cold War era, and the widening global contacts of the contemporary world.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

IB History Modern 111

This course focuses on the Regional Option (Europe) for the IB Higher Level exam, which is written in grade 12. The course begins with the French Revolution and takes an in-depth look at 19th Century Europe. Essay writing, seminar presentations and document analysis skills are emphasized.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB History Modern 121 A

This course is essentially the history of the 20th century built upon the concepts learned over grades 10 and 11. The course has a dual focus;European and World History. Key topics include: World Wars I and II, the League of Nations and United Nations, the Cold War and aspects of Asian, African and Latin American decolonization. An external exam is written in May.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB History Modern 121 B

This course is essentially the history of the 20th century built upon the concepts learned over grades 10 and 11. The course has a dual focus;European and World History. Key topics include: World Wars I and II, the League of Nations and United Nations, the Cold War and aspects of Asian, African and Latin American decolonization. An external exam is written in May.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB/FI History Modern 111

This course parallels IB Modern History 111 A.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

International Baccalaureate

Course
Co-operative Education 120 (2-credit)

This 2 or 3 credit course (morning or afternoon) provides "hands-on" experience that extends the learning process beyond the school into the workplace. Cooperative Education 120 integrates classroom theory with practical experience and learning in the working world. Students are placed with community employers who provide challenging tasks and responsibilities following the guidelines of a training plan. Job placements are based upon a wide selection of career fields, including the health and construction pathways. Co-op is a "selective elective" requiring an application (available from guidance) and interview. As part of the application, students must complete and attach the interest/personality questionnaire from careercruising.com prior to their interview.

Available to students entering: Grade 12

Co-operative Education 120 (3-credit)

This 2 or 3 credit course (morning or afternoon) provides "hands-on" experience that extends the learning process beyond the school into the workplace. Cooperative Education 120 integrates classroom theory with practical experience and learning in the working world. Students are placed with community employers who provide challenging tasks and responsibilities following the guidelines of a training plan. Job placements are based upon a wide selection of career fields, including the health and construction pathways. Co-op is a "selective elective" requiring an application (available from guidance) and interview. As part of the application, students must complete and attach the interest/personality questionnaire from careercruising.com prior to their interview.

Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB Advanced Math 121 B

IIB Advanced Math 121 B is a one semester course, offered in term 2, that follows IB Math 111. Standard/Higher level IB Mathematics is an enriched program of study based on rigorous international standards. Topics include: Advanced trigonometry, combinatorics, probability, and function analysis that lays the groundwork for Calculus. This curriculum places an emphasis on problem solving and is recommended for students who wish to take a Science or Engineering degree in University.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB Art 111

The IB Visual Arts program is designed for the visual arts student with creative and imaginative abilities. The syllabus requires a high level of cognitive activity. The course consists of two linked components that integrate studio practice with a research workbook. Core elements will include: art concepts, criticism and analysis, acquisition of studio technical and media skills, and the relation of art to sociocultural and historical contexts. Each candidate is to prepare an exhibition of his or her work, which is to be viewed by the discussed with, a visiting examiner in April of the candidates grade 12 year.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB Art 121 A

The IB Visual Arts program is designed for the visual arts student with creative and imaginative abilities. The syllabus requires a high level of cognitive activity. The course consists of two linked components that integrate studio practice with a research workbook. Core elements will include: art concepts, criticism and analysis, acquisition of studio technical and media skills, and the relation of art to sociocultural and historical contexts. Each candidate is to prepare an exhibition of his or her work, which is to be viewed by the discussed with, a visiting examiner in April of the candidates grade 12 year. The course is offered in both standard level (two semesters) and higher level (3 semesters).Each Visual Arts course consists of two linked compulsory parts, with many activities integrating work in the studio with workbook research. The core elements will include: introduction to art concepts, criticism and analysis, acquisition of studio technical and media skills, relation of art to sociocultural and historical contexts. Part A is studio work and Part B is research workbooks.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB Art 121 B

The IB Visual Arts program is designed for the visual arts student with creative and imaginative abilities. The syllabus requires a high level of cognitive activity. The course consists of two linked components that integrate studio practice with a research workbook. Core elements will include: art concepts, criticism and analysis, acquisition of studio technical and media skills, and the relation of art to sociocultural and historical contexts. Each candidate is to prepare an exhibition of his or her work, which is to be viewed by the discussed with, a visiting examiner in April of the candidates grade 12 year. The course is offered in both standard level (two semesters) and higher level (3 semesters).Each Visual Arts course consists of two linked compulsory parts, with many activities integrating work in the studio with workbook research. The core elements will include: introduction to art concepts, criticism and analysis, acquisition of studio technical and media skills, relation of art to sociocultural and historical contexts. Part A is studio work and Part B is research workbooks.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB Biology 111

This course will allow students to move to Biology 120 and, if they choose, to Biology 121 IB Advanced. Interested students are recommended to take Biology 120 and Biology 121 IB/AP Advanced in grades 11 and 12.

Biology 111/ 111IB

Delve into the classification of life, the world of plants and explore such body systems such as the digestive, circulatory, respiratory. A field trip to the Huntsman Marine Science Centre supports the classification unit and a cost is associated with this expedition.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB Biology 121

This course follows IB Biology 111 and Biology 120. Students may opt to write the Higher Level IB Exam or the AP exam for university credit. Field trips to Grand Manan and St. Andrews are required to study marine mammals and ecology. Others topics studied include: Genetics/Population Genetics, Evolution, Extended Human Physiology Topics, Ecology, Biochemistry and Metabolism, and Plant Physiology. Other workshops at the Regional Hospital and the New Brunswick Museum are also part of the course. An External IB Exam is written in May.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB Chemistry 111

This course offers a more advanced look at the material covered in Chemistry 112 and 111. Students have more opportunities to plan their own experiments and draw their own conclusions from them. It forms the foundation for our highly successful IB Chemistry program. The minimum required to take IB Chemistry 111 is 80% in a grade 9 Science course

This is a Pre-IB course. It's purpose is to prepare grade 10 students for the International Baccalaureate program.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB Chemistry 121

This course continues on from where the Chemistry 111 program leaves off. Students have the opportunity to begin studying University-Level topics and performing University-Level experiments. A student should obtain a mark of at least 75% in IB Chemistry 111 in order to take IB Chemistry 121.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB Chemistry Advanced 121 A

This full-year course completes the IB Chemistry program. The work is challenging, the lab work exciting, and the knowledge and skills acquired are priceless for anyone planning to go into Sciences, Medicine or Engineering at University. An External IB Exam is written in May.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB Chemistry Advanced 121 B

This full-year course completes the IB Chemistry program. The work is challenging, the lab work exciting, and the knowledge and skills acquired are priceless for anyone planning to go into Sciences, Medicine or Engineering at University. An External IB Exam is written in May.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB Cultural Foundations 10

Cultural Foundations, a study of both English literature and History, is the second half of the pre IB English course. With a focus on developing and enhancing the reading, writing and speaking skills learned in semester I, the English portion of the course surveys British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the time of the Restoration;the History portion examines the period between the fall of Rome and the Restoration. Two teachers often teach this course, with students spending alternate days on the subjects for study.

Students must also register for IB English Language Arts 10 (code 0013) and IB Social Studies 10 (code 0036).


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB Cultural Foundations 10 FI

This course parallels Cultural Foundations 10 IB.

Must register for both IB English Language Arts 10 (code 013) and IB/FI Social Studies 10 (code 049).


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB English Language Arts 10

Must take IB Cultural Foundations 10 (code 012) or IB/FI Cultural Foundations 10 (code 044).

Must also take IB Social Studies 10 (code 036) or IB?FI Social Studies 10 (code 049).


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB English Language Arts 111 A

English 111 IB is a yearlong course, which follows a program set according to IB guidelines. It is part one of a two- year program, culminating in grade 12 with final IB external assessment. Students must have an honors mark from grade 10, ideally will have taken 101 pre IB English, and will have demonstrated strong reading, writing and analytical skills. There are demanding reading and assignment requirements, with emphasis on honing writing skills through revision. The writing of commentary, both prose and poetry is to be expected.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB English Language Arts 111 B

English 111 IB is a yearlong course, which follows a program set according to IB guidelines. It is part one of a two- year program, culminating in grade 12 with final IB external assessment. Students must have an honors mark from grade 10, ideally will have taken 101 pre IB English, and will have demonstrated strong reading, writing and analytical skills. There are demanding reading and assignment requirements, with emphasis on honing writing skills through revision. The writing of commentary, both prose and poetry is to be expected.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB English Language Arts 121 A

This full year 2-credit course requires English 111 IB with an honors mark for admission. Students MUST be capable of meeting deadlines as work is sent out for external evaluation. The program of studies meets IB requirements and students will write a 4-hour IB exam at Christmas and again in May as well as take an oral Exam in late March. Two 1500 word World Literature essays are expected as well.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB English Language Arts 121 B

This full year 2-credit course requires English 111 IB with an honors mark for admission. Students MUST be capable of meeting deadlines as work is sent out for external evaluation. The program of studies meets IB requirements and students will write a 4-hour IB exam at Christmas and again in May as well as take an oral Exam in late March. Two 1500 word World Literature essays are expected as well.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB Environmental Systems and Societies 121 / Intro to Environmental Science 121

IB Environmental Systems and Societies 121 is designed for the keen science student and may be taken in the eleventh or twelfth year. topics covered include Systems and Models, Ecosystems (Rocky Shore Marine Ecosystem field work), Human Population growth and resource use, conservation and biodiversity, pollution, global warming and environmental value systems.

The course is open to all students interested in environmental and societal issues. Students who complete both A & B sections (full year) qualify to write the IB exam in May. Students may opt for the first semester only and write the January exam for credit. Students who opt for both A & B sections will qualify for 2 credits (and if they choose to write the IB exam they will qualify for an IB SL (Standard Level) science or humanities credit.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

IB French 10 A

IB French 10 A & B:

This course serves as preparation for entrance into the International Baccalaureate program. It is composed of two semesters: IB French 10 A and IB French 10 B. Students will move through topics in an accelerated fashion while improving their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. A variety of grammar tenses will be covered, as well as texts from a variety of sources.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB French 10 B

IB French 10 A & B:

This course serves as preparation for entrance into the International Baccalaureate program. It is composed of two semesters: IB French 10 A and IB French 10 B. Students will move through topics in an accelerated fashion while improving their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. A variety of grammar tenses will be covered, as well as texts from a variety of sources.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB French 111

This course is open to all but is usually taken by students wishing to write the I.B. Exam in French. It is held during the first semester of Grade Eleven. Grammar, reading, group discussions and conversation are stressed.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB History Modern 111

This course focuses on the Regional Option (Europe) for the IB Higher Level exam, which is written in grade 12. The course begins with the French Revolution and takes an in-depth look at 19th Century Europe. Essay writing, seminar presentations and document analysis skills are emphasized.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB History Modern 121 A

This course is essentially the history of the 20th century built upon the concepts learned over grades 10 and 11. The course has a dual focus;European and World History. Key topics include: World Wars I and II, the League of Nations and United Nations, the Cold War and aspects of Asian, African and Latin American decolonization. An external exam is written in May.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB History Modern 121 B

This course is essentially the history of the 20th century built upon the concepts learned over grades 10 and 11. The course has a dual focus;European and World History. Key topics include: World Wars I and II, the League of Nations and United Nations, the Cold War and aspects of Asian, African and Latin American decolonization. An external exam is written in May.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB Math 111

This is a continuation of IB Math 10. Topics include Linear & Quadratic functions, functions & systems of equations, inverse functions, logarithmic & exponential functions, trig equations, sequences & series, probability, Geometry of the circle.

Must also register for IB Math 10 (code 023).


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB Mathematics 10

This course is offered in semester 1 and is designed to provide highly motivated students with the necessary skills to be successful in future IB Math courses. Students who do very well in IB Math 10 should register in IB Math 111 (code 024) in the second semester. Topics include: Advanced Algebra, Equations & Inequalities, Problem Solving, and Trigonometry.

Must also register for IB Math 111 (code 024) in semester 2.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB Mathematics 12A SL

This course is a continuation of IB Advanced Math 121 B and is offered over two semesters. Topics include: limits, Differential Calculus/Applications, Integral Calculus/Applications. The Standard Level course is equivalent to AP Calculus(AB) but is not always recognized as a university credit. The Higher Level course contains extra Calculus topics equivalent to AP Calculus(BC) and is recognized as a university credit. Standard Level students should write the AP Calculus exam in the spring. An external IB exam is written by both Standard and Higher level students in May.

Must take IB Mathematics 12B SL (code 021) during term 2.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB Mathematics 12B SL

This course is a continuation of IB Advanced Math 121B and IB Mathematics 12A SL. Topics include: limits, Differential Calculus/Applications, Integral Calculus/Applications, vectors(2&3-D), matrices, statistics. The Standard Level course is equivalent to AP Calculus(AB) but is not always recognized as a university credit. The Higher Level course contains extra Calculus topics equivalent to AP Calculus(BC) and is recognized as a university credit. Standard Level students should write the AP Calculus exam in the spring. An external IB exam is written by both Standard and Higher level students in May.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB Music 121 A
In IB Music students will perform in at least two public, recorded recitals. Repertoire (minimum twenty minutes) should represent varying styles or eras. Performance recordings are sent away for external marking. In addition, students will learn how to discuss the construction of music in terms of melody, harmony, rhythm, timbre, texture and form. For higher level, students must do a composition component as well. Requirements: Students must be competent and fluid on their chosen instrument(s) or voice and be comfortable performing in front of others. Preliminary Rudiments (similar to Music 112) and outside involvement in musical ensemble is required as well. The course is two semesters and two credits. See Ms Gallagher or email with any questions.

Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

IB Music 121 B
This is a continuation of IB Music 121 A. See IB Music 121 A for course outline. Contact Ms. Gallagher with any questions.

Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

IB Science 121

This course is designed for students who are planning to write IB exams in Chemistry or Physics. It covers topics in Quantum Mechanics, Nuclear Physics, Fuels, Reactions in Solution and thermochemistry. It is a required course for students taking IB Chemistry or IB Physics.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB Social Studies 10

This is a course in Ancient History that examines such topics as the Neolithic Revolution, the development of civilization in Mesopotamia and Egypt,the glory of Greece and the grandeur of Rome. It introduces the skills and techniques used by historians and social scientists. Students who intend to take IB History in Grade 11 must take IB Cultural Foundations as well as IB Social Studies in Grade 10. In addition students also register for IB Cultural Foudations 10 & IB English 10.

Must also register for IB English Language Arts 10 (code 013) and either IB Cultural Foundations 10 (code 012) or IB/FI Cultural Foundations 10 (code 044).


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB Social Studies 10 FI

This course parallels IB Social Studies 10.

Must register for both IB English Language Arts 10 (code 013) and IB Cultural Foundations 10 FI (code 044).


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB Theory of Knowledge 121

Theory of Knowledge is one of the elements required for the IB diploma. The key element in the IB philosophy, Theory of Knowledge seeks to develop a coherent approach to learning, which transcends and unifies the academic subjects and encourages appreciation of other cultural perspectives. This course is primarily designed for IB diploma students. External assessment of student essays is required. The content of the course is similar to Theory of Knowledge 121 as described above but more emphasis is placed on developing critical thinking in essay writing.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB/AP Advanced Biology 121 A

IB Advance Biology 121

Students explore many topics in this year long hands on course including: Ecology, Human Genetics,  the  Plant Kingdom and human systems such as Muscular, Immune, Excretion and Endocrine. There is an overnight trip to the Huntsman Marine Science Centre to enrich the ecology unit. A cost is associated with this expedition.

 

Pre Requisite: IB Biology 121

 


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB/AP Advanced Biology 121 B

Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB/AP French 121

This is the second half of French 111 I.B. and is held during the second semester of Grade Eleven. The work is generally the same as that of the first half but is focused on the I.B. Exam (May) and the New Brunswick Certificate of Proficiency in French Interview (April/May). An External IB Exam is written in May.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB/FI History Modern 111

This course parallels IB Modern History 111 A.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB/FI Language Arts 10

IB FI Language Arts 10:

This course serves as preparation for entrance into the International Baccalaureate program, and meets the requirements of the French Immersion program. It is a one-semester, advanced-level, grade 10 course. A variety of grammar topics are included as well as selected texts. Students will work on improving their Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening skills while immersed in the French language environment.

 


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB/FI Language Arts 110

The French as a Second Language Program uses a multi-dimensional approach to the teaching and learning of a second language. These courses emphasize the use of the language as an instrument for communication and reflection and a factor in students? personal development. A variety of communication activities related to students? experiences have been designed to help them improve their linguistic skills. The study of literature is an integral part of the courses. Students who wish to take the IB Diploma write the IB French Exam at the end of Grade 11. Students who wish to take the Advanced Placement Exam do so at the end of Grade 12.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB/FI Language Arts 120

The French as a Second Language Program uses a multi-dimensional approach to the teaching and learning of a second language. These courses emphasize the use of the language as an instrument for communication and reflection and a factor in students? personal development. A variety of communication activities related to students? experiences have been designed to help them improve their linguistic skills. The study of literature is an integral part of the courses. Students who wish to take the IB Diploma write the IB French Exam at the end of Grade 11. Students who wish to take the Advanced Placement Exam do so at the end of Grade 12.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB/FSL Math 111

This is a continuation of IB/FSL Math 10. Topics include Linear & Quadratic functions, functions & systems of equations, inverse functions, logarithmic & exponential functions, trig equations, sequences & series, probability, Geometry of the circle.

Must also register for IB/FSL Math 10 (code 023).


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB/FSL Mathematics 10

This course is offered in semester 1 and is designed to provide highly motivated students with the necessary skills to be successful in future IB Math courses. Students who do very well in IB/FSL Math 10 should register in IB/FSL Math 111  in the second semester. Topics include: Advanced Algebra, Equations & Inequalities, Problem Solving, and Trigonometry.

Must also register for IB/FSL Math 111  in semester 2.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Post Intensive French 110

Post-Intensive French is a literacy‐based, non‐immersion program for students choosing to continue to learn French as a second Language. Themes at this level include: mysteries, injustices and the power of photography. 


Available to students entering: Grade 11

Post‐Intensive French 120

Post-Intensive French is a literacy‐based, non‐immersion program for students choosing to continue to learn French as a second Language. Themes at this level include: looking to the future, ecological challenges, similarities and differences and careers.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

Life Role

Course
Co-operative Education 120 (2-credit)

This 2 or 3 credit course (morning or afternoon) provides "hands-on" experience that extends the learning process beyond the school into the workplace. Cooperative Education 120 integrates classroom theory with practical experience and learning in the working world. Students are placed with community employers who provide challenging tasks and responsibilities following the guidelines of a training plan. Job placements are based upon a wide selection of career fields, including the health and construction pathways. Co-op is a "selective elective" requiring an application (available from guidance) and interview. As part of the application, students must complete and attach the interest/personality questionnaire from careercruising.com prior to their interview.

Available to students entering: Grade 12

Co-operative Education 120 (3-credit)

This 2 or 3 credit course (morning or afternoon) provides "hands-on" experience that extends the learning process beyond the school into the workplace. Cooperative Education 120 integrates classroom theory with practical experience and learning in the working world. Students are placed with community employers who provide challenging tasks and responsibilities following the guidelines of a training plan. Job placements are based upon a wide selection of career fields, including the health and construction pathways. Co-op is a "selective elective" requiring an application (available from guidance) and interview. As part of the application, students must complete and attach the interest/personality questionnaire from careercruising.com prior to their interview.

Available to students entering: Grade 12

Creative Arts 110

The Creative Arts class celebrates a great many art forms including painting, sculpture, photography, music, theatre, writing, film, drawing, weaving, knitting, crochet and more. This project-based course will encourage an appreciation of the arts and allow students time to be creative. Gallery visits, guests, and small class presentations will enhance the course. Students will keep a journal/blog throughout. All skill levels welcome.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Entrepreneurship 110

The Entrepreneurship course has been designed to nurture a spirit of innovation in students. Topics covered include: "What is Entrepreneurship?" inventions and innovation, identification of opportunities in business, creativity and idea formulation. Students will develop a major or minor business plan incorporating all of the above. Students who complete the Entrepreneurship course should be able to develop entrepreneurial attitudes, skills and behaviors, and apply them in community service, business and personal ventures.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Health and Physical Education 10
The main purpose of the HPE 10 is to gain an understanding of the principles and concepts that support active living. Five components will be the focus of the classroom & gym. Active Healthy Lifestyle: enjoyment, individual activity selection, healthy behavior, frequent involvement, daily routines, lifelong physical activities. Well-being: nutrition, rest/relaxation, regular physical activity, stress management, functional fitness. Knowledge of Physical Activities: terminology, etiquette, rules, strategies. (Including a DANCE component).Body Systems and Functions: body parts, skeletal/muscular, circulatory, digestive, respiratory, nervous systems. Factors Affecting Performance: age, gender, drugs, culture, role models, environment, special needs, and fitness.

Available to students entering: Grade 10

Health and Physical Education 120

Health and Physical Education 120(LEADERSHIP) is a course, which develops leadership skills through involvement in physical activities. This is not an advanced skill course. This course is also a "selective elective"and students must complete an application which includes a reference and interview prior to acceptance into this course. The class shall be limited to a maximum of (25) twenty-five students. This course does require a commitment to a minimum of 30 hours of out-of-class responsibilities in the area of leadership, which may focus on sport or recreational activities or other forms of community services. 20 hours must be school related activities & 10 outside in the community. Themes include management, teaching, coaching, officiating, first aid, organizational planning and leadership theory.

Application form


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB Art 111

The IB Visual Arts program is designed for the visual arts student with creative and imaginative abilities. The syllabus requires a high level of cognitive activity. The course consists of two linked components that integrate studio practice with a research workbook. Core elements will include: art concepts, criticism and analysis, acquisition of studio technical and media skills, and the relation of art to sociocultural and historical contexts. Each candidate is to prepare an exhibition of his or her work, which is to be viewed by the discussed with, a visiting examiner in April of the candidates grade 12 year.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

Individual Family Dynamics 120

The overall aim of Family Living 120 is to provide students with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet the challenges of our dynamic and complex society. The course focuses on the development of resourcefulness to assist students in viewing the family from various perspectives and to make informed decisions about solutions to existing and emerging difficulties occurring in everyday living. The interrelatedness between family life and work life is addressed as well as the need to understand better daily family issues and their impact on both the family and work environments.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Intro to Applied Technology 110

This course is designed to introduce students to a variety of careers in trades, providing opportunities to explore and research practices and skills required for employment in trades/technology sectors. This course utilizes small group instruction, placing an emphasis on student directed learning and is structured to reflect the reality of work. Problem identification, teamwork and leadership skills will be reinforced. Student creativity and life skill development in the design, construction, repair, and maintenance unit modules reinforce situations that are found in industry. This course is taught in conjunction with Cabinet making and Millwork and will be at Harbour View High School.Applied Tech:

 


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Metals Fabrication 110

This course is concerned with the processes used to cut, form and fasten metal. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic skills needed to use electric-arc and oxyacetylene welding and cutting processes. Machines and processes used to lay out, cut and form sheet metal are also introduced. This course will appeal to students interested in entering occupations in metal working, mechanical technology, mechanical service and primary resource industries. Warning - Electromagnetic fields and high frequency voltages generated by the various types of welding equipment can cause interference with cardiac pacemakers or other implanted electro medical devices. Contact the welding teacher for any further questions or concerns.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Metals Processing 110

This course is an introduction to machine shop processes used in the manufacture of metal products. Proper operating instructions will be given on a variety of machine tools common to the machine shop trade. Students will apply theory as well as develop practical skills through the production of practical projects. Instructional time of the course will benefit and appeal to those students in pursuing a career in the metals processing areas, those who are considering a future education in mechanical engineering or drafting technology areas, and those who would like to explore this area for personal interest or career guidance reasons.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Metals Processing 120

Metals Processing 120:

This is a continuation of Metals Processing 110. During this course students will complete specific projects while practicing operations such as threading, taper turning, and precision-mill work. 

This course would be of interest to those students wishing to pursue careers in Mechanical Engineering, Drafting, Machinist, and Tool and Die maker and Sheet Metal Worker.

Prerequisite: Metals Processing 110


Available to students entering: Grade 12

Mill and Cabinet WK 120

This is a woodworking course in which students will develop the necessary skills, knowledge, and work habits required constructing cabinets and other miscellaneous millwork typically found in residential dwellings.  Students, through a series of projects, will be involved with all aspects of mill work including planning, estimating, operation of woodworking equipment and machines and finish operations.  The course is taught using both theory and practical work and each are allocated approximately the same amount of class time. This course will be of benefit to those students interested in entering the construction or woodworking occupations as well as those with a general interest in woodworking. This course is taught in conjunction with Applied Technology and will be at Harbour View High School.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Music 112

Music 112 is comprised of history (20th C) and theory units that continue from lessons learned in grade 9 and 10 music. More accomplished students will be individually accommodated. As well, students will continue practical studies on the instrument of their choice. Students who select this course must have successfully completed Music 9 and 10 or have permission from Ms. Gallagher.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Music 122

Music 122 is a continuation of Music 112 and is meant for more serious music students. Students will examine the musical elements, music genres of the 20th C and more theory relevant to their personal studies. (Prerequisite: Music 112)


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Visual Arts 110

Visual Arts 110 builds on the experience and knowledge gained in grade 10 Art. The studio work remains in the areas of drawing, painting, printmaking and 3-dimensional work and stresses personal expression and the development of individual imagery with further requirements in art criticism and art history.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Visual Arts 120

Visual Arts 120 is designed for students who wish to pursue art related interests or careers. Students work through an introductory review of skills and concepts and choose blocks that lead to advanced work on a particular medium. Students are required to critique, in writing, aspects of process and product.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Wellness and Physical Education 110

The course will expose students to a variety of physical activities, some traditional such as strength training, and cross training. In addition to these some non-traditional activities as Tai Chi and yoga. Activities in our pool will play an important role in overall fitness. Students will be spending one period a week in the pool. There will be discussions regarding good nutritional practices and how these realte to wellness. We will exam effective strategies that can be followed that will help in dealing with life's pressures and expectations.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Math

Course
IB Advanced Math 121 B

IIB Advanced Math 121 B is a one semester course, offered in term 2, that follows IB Math 111. Standard/Higher level IB Mathematics is an enriched program of study based on rigorous international standards. Topics include: Advanced trigonometry, combinatorics, probability, and function analysis that lays the groundwork for Calculus. This curriculum places an emphasis on problem solving and is recommended for students who wish to take a Science or Engineering degree in University.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB Math 111

This is a continuation of IB Math 10. Topics include Linear & Quadratic functions, functions & systems of equations, inverse functions, logarithmic & exponential functions, trig equations, sequences & series, probability, Geometry of the circle.

Must also register for IB Math 10 (code 023).


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB Mathematics 10

This course is offered in semester 1 and is designed to provide highly motivated students with the necessary skills to be successful in future IB Math courses. Students who do very well in IB Math 10 should register in IB Math 111 (code 024) in the second semester. Topics include: Advanced Algebra, Equations & Inequalities, Problem Solving, and Trigonometry.

Must also register for IB Math 111 (code 024) in semester 2.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB Mathematics 12A SL

This course is a continuation of IB Advanced Math 121 B and is offered over two semesters. Topics include: limits, Differential Calculus/Applications, Integral Calculus/Applications. The Standard Level course is equivalent to AP Calculus(AB) but is not always recognized as a university credit. The Higher Level course contains extra Calculus topics equivalent to AP Calculus(BC) and is recognized as a university credit. Standard Level students should write the AP Calculus exam in the spring. An external IB exam is written by both Standard and Higher level students in May.

Must take IB Mathematics 12B SL (code 021) during term 2.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB Mathematics 12B SL

This course is a continuation of IB Advanced Math 121B and IB Mathematics 12A SL. Topics include: limits, Differential Calculus/Applications, Integral Calculus/Applications, vectors(2&3-D), matrices, statistics. The Standard Level course is equivalent to AP Calculus(AB) but is not always recognized as a university credit. The Higher Level course contains extra Calculus topics equivalent to AP Calculus(BC) and is recognized as a university credit. Standard Level students should write the AP Calculus exam in the spring. An external IB exam is written by both Standard and Higher level students in May.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB/FSL Math 111

This is a continuation of IB/FSL Math 10. Topics include Linear & Quadratic functions, functions & systems of equations, inverse functions, logarithmic & exponential functions, trig equations, sequences & series, probability, Geometry of the circle.

Must also register for IB/FSL Math 10 (code 023).


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB/FSL Mathematics 10

This course is offered in semester 1 and is designed to provide highly motivated students with the necessary skills to be successful in future IB Math courses. Students who do very well in IB/FSL Math 10 should register in IB/FSL Math 111  in the second semester. Topics include: Advanced Algebra, Equations & Inequalities, Problem Solving, and Trigonometry.

Must also register for IB/FSL Math 111  in semester 2.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Math : FI Numbers, Functions and Relations 10

Topics: Prime numbers, common factors, square and cube roots, irrational numbers, integral and rational exponents, polynomial expressions, trinomial factoring, linear relations and functions, slope, distance formula, midpoint formula

Pass mark: 60 %
 

 


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Math : FI Geometry, Measurement and Finance 10

Topics: Pythagorean Theorem, polygons, angles, trigonometric ratios, metric and imperial systems of measurement, surface area and volume, unit pricing, currency exchange, income( gross pay and net pay) , credit cards, loans, interest

Pass mark : 60 %


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Math : Financial Workplace Math 110

Topics: right triangles, trigonometry, scale models & drawings, numerical reasoning, renting and buying, investment portfolios, personal budgets, application of formulas, slope, proportional reasoning

Opens doors to programs such as:

College diplomas: Early Childhood Education, Firefighting, Drafting, Welding, Plumbing, Carpentry

Bachelor degrees : Arts and Fine Arts


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Math : Geometry, Measurement and Finance 10

Topics: Pythagorean Theorem, polygons, angles, trigonometric ratios, metric and imperial systems of measurement, surface area and volume, unit pricing, currency exchange, income( gross pay and net pay) , credit cards, loans, interest


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Math : Numbers, Function and Relation 10

Topics: Prime numbers, common factors, square and cube roots, irrational numbers, integral and rational exponents, polynomial expressions, trinomial factoring, linear relations and functions, slope, distance formula, midpoint formula

 
 

Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11

Math 9 A

Math 9A

Numeracy and Geometry

This course is a one semester course. Topics will include: rational numbers, square roots, an intriduction to circle geometry, surface area of 3-D composite objects, scale diagrams, similarity, line and rotational symmetry, statistics and probability.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Math 9 A FI

Numeracy and Geometry

This course is a one semester course. Topics will include: rational numbers, square roots, an intriduction to circle geometry, surface area of 3-D composite objects, scale diagrams, similarity, line and rotational symmetry, statistics and probability.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Math 9 B

Math 9 B is a one semester course. In order to take Math 9B you must have passed Math 9A. Topics will include : powers , polynomials, operations on polynomials, patterns, linear relations and equations, and single variable linear inequalities.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Math 9 B FI

Math 9 B is a one semester course. In order to take Math 9B you must have passed Math 9A. Topics will include : powers , polynomials, operations on polynomials, patterns, linear relations and equations, and single variable linear inequalities.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Math: Calculus 120

Calculus 120

This is the last course offered in the Pre-Calculus Pathway, and follows Pre-Calculus B 120. This course develops the concepts of average and instantaneous rates of change.  Derivatives are determined by applying the definition of a derivative and the derivative rules including the Chain Rule, and are determined for trigonometric functions.  Limits and derivatives of exponential and logarithmic functions are found.  Calculus techniques are use to sketch graphs of functions, and to solve optimization problems.  Problems are solved involving inverse trigonometric functions, involving related rates and involving the application of the integral of a function from a variety of fields.  The definite integral and the antiderivative of a function are determined.

Pre-Calculus A 120 and Pre-Calculus B 120 are pre-requisites for this course.   This course is recommended for students interested in post-secondary programs in science, engineering and mathematics, though it may not be a required entrance requirement. Students should check entrance requirements for the specific program and institution in which they are interested.

 


Available to students entering: Grade 12

Math: FI Foundations of Mathematics 110

This course is the first course in both the Foundations and Calculus pathways. The course covers non-right-angle trigonometry, linear inequalities, quadratic functions and equations, and some geometry. Students who are thinking of pursuing a university degree in Science, Business, Nursing, or Engineering should take this course. This course is offered in French and counts towards the FI certificate requirements. The prerequisite is FI Numbers, Relations and Functions 10.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Math: FI Pre- Calc 110

This course is the next step in the Calculus pathway following FI Foundations 110. Topics include absolute value functions, radical expressions & equations, rational expressions & equations, angles & trigonometric ratios, polynomial factoring, systems of equations, quadratic formula & equations, linear & quadratic inequalities. Anyone who is pursuing any kind of Engineering or Science degree should take this course. The course is offered in French and counts towards the FI certificate requirements. The prerequisite is FI Foundations 110.

 


Available to students entering: Grade 11

Math: FI Pre-Calculus 120 A

This course follows FI Pre-Calculus 110 and continues the march to Calculus. Topics covered include trigonometric identities, trigonometric equations, trigonometric graphs, and exponential and logarithmic functions. This course is often a university requirement for entrance to any Science or Engineering degree programs and is also normally a requirement for college courses that involve engineering technology. The course is offered in French and counts towards the FI certificate requirement. The prerequisite is FI Pre-Calculus 110.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

Math: Financial and Workplace Mathematics 120

Topics: Measuring, Sine and Cosine laws, properties of polygons, transformations of 2 D & 3 D shapes, small business finance. linear relationships, data interpretation, probability

Not currently required for any specific program, but would support:

College diplomas: Art and Design, Forest Technology, Business

 


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Math: Foundations of Math 120

This course is a continuation of the Foundations pathway and is designed to prepare students for university programs in Business, Nursing, and social sciences. The course covers topics in statistics, probability, and mathematical modeling with a variety of functions. Prerequisite is Foundations 110.

Opens doors to programs such as: Engineering Technology, Computer Technician, Pharmacy Technology, Nursing, Kinesiology, Busines Adminstration, Economics, Psychology


Available to students entering: Grade 12

Math: Foundations of Mathematics 110

This course is the first course in both the Foundations and Calculus pathways. The course covers non-right-angle trigonometry, linear inequalities, quadratic functions and equations, and some geometry. Students who are thinking of pursuing a university degree in Science, Business, Nursing, or Engineering should take this course. Prerequisite is Numbers, Relations and Functions 10.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

Math: Pre Calc 110

This course is the next step in the Calculus pathway following Foundations 110. Topics include absolute value functions, radical expressions & equations, rational expressions & equations, angles & trigonometric ratios, polynomial factoring, systems of equations, quadratic formula & equations, linear & quadratic inequalities. Anyone who is pursuing any kind of Engineering or Science degree should take this course. The prerequisite is Foundations 110.

 

 


Available to students entering: Grade 11

Math: Pre Calc A 120

This course follows Pre-Calculus 110 and continues the march to Calculus. Topics covered include trigonometric identities, trigonometric equations, trigonometric graphs, and exponential and logarithmic functions. This course is often a university requirement for entrance to any Science or Engineering degree programs and is also normally a requirement for college courses that involve engineering technology. The prerequisite is Pre-Calculus 110. Most programs that require Pre-Calculus A 120, also require Pre-Calculus B 120.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

Math: Pre Calc B 120

This course follows Pre-Calc 120 A, or is done simultaeously. Topics include: Arithmetic & Geometric sequences and series, polynomial factoring & functions, radical, reciprocal & rational functions, permutations, combinations & binomial thereom,' limits & continuity of functions. Opens doors to programs such as: Bachelor degrees in Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics


Available to students entering: Grade 12

Optional Courses

Course
Accounting 120

Introduction to Accounting 120 introduces students to skills necessary for general accounting and bookkeeping. The course, both academic and practical, will emphasize: steps of the service industry's accounting cycle, accounting processes from a business event to year-end reporting and the basics of spreadsheets. Students will also be introduced to the software "Simply Accounting". The course provides a solid grounding for post-secondary studies in business as well as skills for employment and/or personal finance.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Business Organization and Management 120

This is an introductory course in business organization, operation and management. The understanding of business operations as practiced in Canada is a major objective of the course. The main areas of study include legal forms of ownership, management, marketing, production, and finance.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Computer Aided Design 110

This course is designed to give students a solid base of knowledge and skills in drafting. Through various activities, including sketching and the use of AutoCAD LT, students gain the skills necessary to both visualize and present ideas graphically. The universal nature of this form of graphic communication makes this course of interest and benefit to a wide range of students beyond those pursuing a career specifically in the drafting industry or technology/engineering areas.

To see an outline of the course go to http://sjhigh.nbed.nb.ca/sullivan/CADwebserver/sjhsCAD.htm

Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Computer Science 110

Computer Science 110 is a revamped course for today's modern coding practices. Using the language of Python students will learn about variables, operators, methods and functions, loops and decisions, string manipulation and graphics. Students planning to study computer science or engineering at a post secondary institution will find this course helpful.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Computer Science 120

The Computer Science 120 course extends the principles learned in Computer Science 110. Students will primarily focus on object oriented programming, using either Java or Python as the coding language. Graphical User Interfaces are examined (Swing/FX for Java, Tkinter for Python). Any students wishing to continue in Computer Sciences, Engineering, or Business studies would find the Computer Science courses beneficial.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Conversational French 120

This course is designed as a complement to the French Immersion Language Arts 120 course.   The main objective is to further develop oral communication competencies in one's second language with a view of also aiding in preparation for the New Brunswick French Second Language Oral Proficiency Assessment.  This course will provide opportunities for the student to learn and develop their French skills both inside the classroom and within the community. 


Available to students entering: Grade 12

Cybersecurity 120

The field of cybersecurity has evolved significantly, especially in the past decade. This Cybersecurity 120 curriculum is a first for New Brunswick and seeks to bridge the gap between key components in student learning, as specified by representatives from industry and post-secondary education. During this program of study, students will be challenged through the lens of project-based learning. The curriculum outcomes demonstrate the commitment to New Brunswick's implementation of 'Global Competencies'. Through the collaborative projects in this course, students work towards these outcomes in learning activities that are meaningful and focused on the student.  The primary purpose of this course is that students will demonstrate operational skills and will use computational thinking to solve problems and to analyze cybersecurity challenges with an eye to mitigating risks.

The Cybersecurity 120 (CYBER120) course will inspire students through the experiential learning of the fundamentals and possibilities of cybersecurity. In Cybersecurity 120, students will be actively engaged in the design, development and evaluation of defensive cybersecurity projects, including awareness, concepts and challenges. The intent of this program of study is to have students discussing real-world case studies and learning in hands-on activities from day one, while maintaining a high level of engagement throughout the course through a commitment to problem-based and project-based learning


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Economics 120

Economics provides a basic understanding of our economic system and how it works. It is designed to develop both an understanding of the concepts and techniques needed to make economic decisions and an awareness of the major economic problems and issues of the day. Special emphasis is placed on the study of Canada's banking system. A stock market competition is also a component of this course.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Graphic Art and Design 110

Today's learners are immersed in a culture of visual images that are communicating various intents. Learners must de-code this communication and ultimately create their own images as they build their visual literacy. We are part of a problem[1]solving society, where the skills learned in graphic arts can be valuable to all life-long learners. Graphic artists and designers carry a responsibility to society. This course aims to investigate how the power of persuasion can be harnessed in visual imagery. Students are asked to consider how what they see and read can influence perception and how they can be the source of influence.

Graphic Art and Design 110 will provide the opportunity for learners to explore the skills, processes and knowledge involved in graphic art and design. This includes developing foundational skills such as drawing, understanding various media, working with principles and elements of art and design, and image manipulation. Students will produce and will be assessed on many projects that may include an original layout for a newsletter, catalogue, logos, and brochures as well as designing and crafting effective promotional pieces, publications, and digital art. Students will be introduced to creative problem solving and design processes to create art and design products. Learning expectations include a special emphasis on critical visual literacy in the industry of graphic art and design.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Growth Goals and Grit (GGG) 120

The course focuses on improving reading and writing skills,learning style identification,study skill strategies,career and vocational exploration and post secondary preparation.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Hospitality and Tourism 110

This course will provide students with lifelong learning skills that are transferable to future learning and/or the hospitality and tourism industry. The student will acquire career information, skill development and the talents for employment. This course relies on resource-based learning, practical experiences, access to resource people and information that will help the individual in choosing a career. Topics include the eight main sectors of the tourism industry, influences on the tourism industry, personal and interpersonal skills regarding career opportunities available, travel industry and marketing strategies.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Housing and Design 120

Housing and Design 120 is intended for students who wish to increase their awareness of the housing environment and the implications of technological advancement. Housing decisions represents the single largest expenditure of the family income for the majority of households. The course demonstrates the value of creativity and individuality in designing a living environment. The interdisciplinary skills of observation, reflection, documentation, purposeful/intentional planning, goal setting, decision making, and problem solving. This course will incorporate using a hands-on approach of both project-based and experiential learning.

The overall aim of this course is to provide students with lifelong learning skills that are transferable to future learning related to the housing environment and interior décor.

Students will:

• raise the students' awareness of architectural aesthetics;

• understand the motivating factors that have an impact on the economy and environment;

• utilize the elements and principles of design as they apply to interior décor;

• encourage individual creativity through interior design;

• incorporate technology options in the living environment; and,

• identify issues related to human needs and their impact on future housing trends


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Law 120

When you hear about laws, governments and crimes, how does it all make you feel? Confused? Depressed? Powerless? Sadly, these are common responses to a hyper-connected modern world. You are not alone. You are also (likely) not yet well informed about falling crime rates, youth activism, the power structures of democracy, prisons, police officers, your own rights and freedoms, and so much more. In this course you will have a chance to learn the basics, express your ideas more persuasively, watch recent videos, visit court and host a series of excellent guest speakers. We hope to see you there.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Media Studies 120

Media Studies 120 introduces students to the evolution and impact of mass media on the individual and society. The course, both academic and practical, emphasizes the content and processes of media. Students will study six modules, four compulsory: Introduction to Media, Film/Video, Television and Advertising and two optional ones to be chosen from a teacher-created listing.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Photography 120 (LOCAL OPTION)

In Photography 120 learning will be focused on the technical and aesthetic aspects of photography. Students will study; 35 mm SLR photography, Black and White film development and printing, photo composition, basic lighting techniques, digital photography, photo editing, photographic career options, historically significant photographic trends and significant photographers. There is a large component of hands-on activity learning. Students must possess their own digital camera, but access to a 35 mm film camera, is necessary. There will be a supply fee for the black and white component of the course of $20. Final Assessment will consist of a portfolio, which the cost is covered by the student as well as a Final exam. (new). Students must submit a statement of interest in photography before acceptance of the course.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Political Science 120

Political Science is an introductory political science course designed to develop an understanding of various political ideologies and systems as well as the ability to assess the merits of each and to make comparisons particularly with respect to the Canadian system. Relevant social issues such as poverty, overpopulation, racism and the need for community involvement are discussed and analyzed.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Psychology 120

Throughout this course, we relate the findings of Psychology's research to the real world. By asking real life questions it helps students make the concepts more meaningful.

Welcome to a class where you will learn about you…and your teachers, your parents, your family,    and your friends. The field of psychology has much to say about your everyday life. Psychology's insights may enable you to be a better student, a more tuned-in friend, and a wiser consumer. You will learn to think smarter and to better understand your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors---and those of others around you (David Myers, et al).  

Topics to be studied will be chosen from the following list: History and research methods, biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, motivation, sleep and dreaming, learning, language and thought, memory,  psychological disorders, treatment of psychological disorders, stress, personality, human development, and social psychology.  


Available to students entering: Grade 12

Sociology 120

Sociology is the study of human group behavior. Topics covered in this introductory course include the nature of sociological analysis and its relationship with other social sciences such as psychology, culture, personality formation, class structure, deviance and crime. Students will be given the opportunity to examine Canadian profiles and statistics and to experiment with different sociological methods inside and outside the classroom. A major term paper is required.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Spanish 110

Spanish 110 has been offered since 1990. This is an introductory course in one of the world's most widely spoken languages. Some very basic grammar is studied while a great deal of the work is orally based. Students must be willing to fully participate in communicative exercises. Video presentations, films and dialogues contribute to make this a very active learning experience. An excellent preparation for a university Spanish course.Recognized as a credit at NBCC.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Spanish 120
Spanish 120 is a credit course which follows Spanish 110. In Spanish 120 we will continue to acquire new vocabulary and more advanced structures in the Spanish language. As in Spanish 110, we will focus on all four areas of acquisition: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Cultures and language variation in Spanish- speaking nations will also be covered. Upon successful completion of this course, students may apply for credits at NBCC

Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

World Issues 120

When you think about the biggest problems in the world, what comes to mind? Climate change? War? Poverty? Child labour? Racism? If you agree with those who say that students are too young to learn about or change such things, then this course isn't for you. If, however, you would like to go beyond the news to find inspiring stories and hopeful data… if you like watching incredible documentaries… if you like being treated like essential members of the world community… then sign up for this course. This planet -our home - is in desperate need of more informed global citizens.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Writing 110

Writing 110 examines the craft of writing and is intended to encourage students to practice and experiment with the language in written form while exploring their 'writer's voice' The course offers students opportunities to reinforce and enrich their writing skills through processes where exploring, drafting, revising, editing, sharing and reflecting are encouraged. As students will enter the course with varying skill levels, participation in class and individual growth in writing will be considerations in evaluation.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Writing 120 (Local Option)

Writing 120 is a 90 credit hour course (one semester) emphasizing the knowledge and skills related to the craft of writing. Students will investigate models of effective writing including Canadian and international writers; use a workshop approach to produce a range of works; identify and use specialized forms of writing; and identify effective ways to improve the quality of their writing. Students will, ultimately, be responsible for a body of self-selected work that demonstrates their skills and growth as a writer.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Sciences

Course
Biology 112

Biology 112 is a course emphasizing the nature of life. Lecture and demonstration methods are used together with a laboratory program. Topics include Classification of Biological Organisms (Bacteria, Fungi, Plants and Animals), Introduction of Human Physiology (Digestion, Circulation, Respiration, Biology 111 Excretion), and Plant Biology.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Biology 122

Laboratory and/or demonstration periods are an integral part of this course. Major topics covered are Biochemistry, Photosynthesis and Respiration, Human Physiology (Reproduction, Nervous system Endocrine and Immunity), Molecular Genetics (DNA, Protein Synthesis), Biotechnology, Mendelian Genetics, Evolution and Population Genetics. Students must achieve 65% or better in Biology 112/111 or I.B. 111 and highly recommended is Chemistry 111/112.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Chemistry 112

Chemistry 112 is the first of a two-year sequential course in which emphasis is placed on teaching chemistry using the scientific method. The experiments are designed so that students make observations and draw conclusions, which lead directly to important chemical principles. A student should have obtained a mark of 70% in a Grade 9/10 Science course to consider taking Chemistry 112 and must have a pass in Math 9.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Chemistry 121

This course is designed for students with interest, and better-than-average ability, in science and math. The concepts covered are: energy in chemical and physical changes, rates of chemical reaction, equilibrium in chemical reactions, solutions and precipitations, acids and bases, oxidation and reduction, and an introduction to organic chemistry. Required course for engineering, medicine or science at university. A student should have a mark of at least 70% in Chemistry 111 in order to sign up for Chemistry 121.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Chemistry 122

Chemistry 122 is the second of a two semester sequential course in which emphasis is placed on teaching chemistry using the scientific method. The experiments are designed so that students make observations and draw conclusions, which lead directly to important chemical principles. Topics include: organic chemistry, thermo chemical changes, equilibrium, acids and bases. A student should obtain a mark of at least 70% in Chemistry 112 in order to take Chemistry 122.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Computer Science 110

Computer Science 110 is a revamped course for today's modern coding practices. Using the language of Python students will learn about variables, operators, methods and functions, loops and decisions, string manipulation and graphics. Students planning to study computer science or engineering at a post secondary institution will find this course helpful.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Computer Science 120

The Computer Science 120 course extends the principles learned in Computer Science 110. Students will primarily focus on object oriented programming, using either Java or Python as the coding language. Graphical User Interfaces are examined (Swing/FX for Java, Tkinter for Python). Any students wishing to continue in Computer Sciences, Engineering, or Business studies would find the Computer Science courses beneficial.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Electronics 110, Introduction

Introduction to Electronics 110 is an interactive course designed to provide students with the opportunity to discover the basics of electronics. This course will be of particular interest to those considering post-secondary study in technical trades or engineering. As well, students will be expected to explore the history and ethical considerations of development in this area of rapid technological growth. The course is recognized as a Science or a Technology credit towards graduation. The course presents basic theory and circuitry including components such as resistors, semiconductors, capacitors, transformers and diodes, supplemented with hands-on lab experience.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Human Physiology 110

Human Physiology 110

Explore wellness in relation to human body systems such as: Digestive System Skeletal, Muscular and Integumentary Systems, Circulatory and Respiratory Systems, Endocrine. Reproductive Systems and

Nervous System

 


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

IB Biology 111

This course will allow students to move to Biology 120 and, if they choose, to Biology 121 IB Advanced. Interested students are recommended to take Biology 120 and Biology 121 IB/AP Advanced in grades 11 and 12.

Biology 111/ 111IB

Delve into the classification of life, the world of plants and explore such body systems such as the digestive, circulatory, respiratory. A field trip to the Huntsman Marine Science Centre supports the classification unit and a cost is associated with this expedition.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB Biology 121

This course follows IB Biology 111 and Biology 120. Students may opt to write the Higher Level IB Exam or the AP exam for university credit. Field trips to Grand Manan and St. Andrews are required to study marine mammals and ecology. Others topics studied include: Genetics/Population Genetics, Evolution, Extended Human Physiology Topics, Ecology, Biochemistry and Metabolism, and Plant Physiology. Other workshops at the Regional Hospital and the New Brunswick Museum are also part of the course. An External IB Exam is written in May.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB Chemistry 111

This course offers a more advanced look at the material covered in Chemistry 112 and 111. Students have more opportunities to plan their own experiments and draw their own conclusions from them. It forms the foundation for our highly successful IB Chemistry program. The minimum required to take IB Chemistry 111 is 80% in a grade 9 Science course

This is a Pre-IB course. It's purpose is to prepare grade 10 students for the International Baccalaureate program.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB Chemistry 121

This course continues on from where the Chemistry 111 program leaves off. Students have the opportunity to begin studying University-Level topics and performing University-Level experiments. A student should obtain a mark of at least 75% in IB Chemistry 111 in order to take IB Chemistry 121.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB Chemistry Advanced 121 A

This full-year course completes the IB Chemistry program. The work is challenging, the lab work exciting, and the knowledge and skills acquired are priceless for anyone planning to go into Sciences, Medicine or Engineering at University. An External IB Exam is written in May.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB Chemistry Advanced 121 B

This full-year course completes the IB Chemistry program. The work is challenging, the lab work exciting, and the knowledge and skills acquired are priceless for anyone planning to go into Sciences, Medicine or Engineering at University. An External IB Exam is written in May.


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB Environmental Systems and Societies 121 / Intro to Environmental Science 121

IB Environmental Systems and Societies 121 is designed for the keen science student and may be taken in the eleventh or twelfth year. topics covered include Systems and Models, Ecosystems (Rocky Shore Marine Ecosystem field work), Human Population growth and resource use, conservation and biodiversity, pollution, global warming and environmental value systems.

The course is open to all students interested in environmental and societal issues. Students who complete both A & B sections (full year) qualify to write the IB exam in May. Students may opt for the first semester only and write the January exam for credit. Students who opt for both A & B sections will qualify for 2 credits (and if they choose to write the IB exam they will qualify for an IB SL (Standard Level) science or humanities credit.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

IB Science 121

This course is designed for students who are planning to write IB exams in Chemistry or Physics. It covers topics in Quantum Mechanics, Nuclear Physics, Fuels, Reactions in Solution and thermochemistry. It is a required course for students taking IB Chemistry or IB Physics.


Available to students entering: Grade 11

IB/AP Advanced Biology 121 A

IB Advance Biology 121

Students explore many topics in this year long hands on course including: Ecology, Human Genetics,  the  Plant Kingdom and human systems such as Muscular, Immune, Excretion and Endocrine. There is an overnight trip to the Huntsman Marine Science Centre to enrich the ecology unit. A cost is associated with this expedition.

 

Pre Requisite: IB Biology 121

 


Available to students entering: Grade 12

IB/AP Advanced Biology 121 B

Available to students entering: Grade 12

Introduction to Environmental Science 120

Introduction to Environmental Science 120 is designed for the keen science student and may be taken in the eleventh or twelfth year. The course utilizes classroom discussion, individual / group assignments and research projects, as well as hands-on activities and laboratory work, field trips (where possible) and student seminars. Topics covered include an overview of Environmental Science (current and local issues, population growth and resouce limitations), sustainable development (ecology, environmental awareness and sustainability), and Environmental Issues (energy resources, climate change, pollution and fresh water use) as well as a detailed Study of Rocky SHore Marine Ecosystems (including field work)


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Physical Geography 110

Physical Geography is also referred to as Earth Science. It involves the study of Cartography and the Understanding of Earth's landforms. Units include: Astronomy, Plate Tectonics, Geology, Weathering (Rivers, Wind, Glaciers, Waves, Mass Wasting), Climate, Ecosystems, Pollution & Human caused Global Changes and More.

Note that this course can be used as a science credit.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Physics 111

Physics 111 is the first of a two-year course utilizing a discovery approach. Students who choose this course must have a genuine interest in science and a better-than-average achievement in both science and mathematics. The student employs the scientific method in gathering experimental data. Laboratory work is the core of this course. Topics include kinematics (motion( ,dynamics (changes in motion),work and energy. Required for engineering or science.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Physics 112

Physics 112 is the first of a two-year course designed for students intending to go to university or technical school following graduation. Topics include kinematics (motion,dynamics (changes in motion),work and energy, and waves. This course is designed to engage students in relating physics concepts to societal contexts and applications. It may be taught from context to concept or the reverse. A student-centered approach to theoretical and practical investigations is the basis of this curriculum.Strong Math background is required and or at least Math Level 2.


Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Physics 121

This course is designed for students with better than average abilities and interest in science and mathematics. It should provide a superior level of preparation for further studies in physics at the university level. Required for engineering or science. Topics are similar to Physics 122, but are discussed in more depth.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Physics 122

Physics 122 is the second of a two-year course designed for students intending to go to university or technical school following graduation. Topics include:dynamics extension,projectile motion,universal gravitity and fields (electrical,magnetic,gravitation). As with Physics 112, each of these topics is studied in its societal context. Student experiences should include library research, laboratory investigations, and multi-sources of information including print, software, video and guest speakers. Emphasis is placed on student-centered activities.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Political Science 120

Political Science is an introductory political science course designed to develop an understanding of various political ideologies and systems as well as the ability to assess the merits of each and to make comparisons particularly with respect to the Canadian system. Relevant social issues such as poverty, overpopulation, racism and the need for community involvement are discussed and analyzed.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Robotics & Technology 120

The Robotics 120 is a hands-on course designed to allow students to investigate the basics of robotics. The course will be of interest to students who wish to pursue technical trades or engineering. Students will explore the history of robots, switches, sensors, movement, electronic communications and robotic applications. Students will be expected to construct simple electronic devices and mechanical devices as part of the course.


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Science 10

Topics explored in Science 10 include: GHS, Atomic Theory, Elements and Molecular Compounds & Ionic compounds, Chemical change, Significant Digits, Motion, Velocity, Acceleration


Available to students entering:

Science 10 FI

Available to students entering:

Science 122

This course is designed for students who are planning to study sciences or engineering in University, but who have not had an opportunity to take IB Chemistry or Physics. It offers topics that a science- or engineering-bound student will need, but which are not found in the regular Chemistry or Physics 122 or 121 course. For students planning to take Science, Engineering or Medically related fields at the University level and who are not taking IB Chemistry or Physics, this course is a "must".


Available to students entering: Grade 12

Science 9

Topics explored in science 9 include ecology, the cell, reproduction, static electricity, current electricity and space


Available to students entering:

Science 9 FI

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Social Studies

Course
FI Social Studies 10

Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11

IB Social Studies 10

This is a course in Ancient History that examines such topics as the Neolithic Revolution, the development of civilization in Mesopotamia and Egypt,the glory of Greece and the grandeur of Rome. It introduces the skills and techniques used by historians and social scientists. Students who intend to take IB History in Grade 11 must take IB Cultural Foundations as well as IB Social Studies in Grade 10. In addition students also register for IB Cultural Foudations 10 & IB English 10.

Must also register for IB English Language Arts 10 (code 013) and either IB Cultural Foundations 10 (code 012) or IB/FI Cultural Foundations 10 (code 044).


Available to students entering: Grade 10

IB Social Studies 10 FI

This course parallels IB Social Studies 10.

Must register for both IB English Language Arts 10 (code 013) and IB Cultural Foundations 10 FI (code 044).


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Social Studies 10

Available to students entering: Grade 10, Grade 11

Social Studies 9

Available to students entering: Grade 10

Social Studies 9 FI

Available to students entering: Grade 10

Specialties

Course
Broad Based Technology (BBT) 9

Broad Base Technology is intended to give grade 9 students a chance to explore technology and how it is used in our society. Our focus is to have all of our students familiar with using MS Word, Excel and Power Point. Students will also learn how to use the NBSS network. Students are encouraged to work independently with the teacher as a facilitator. At times students may be working in small groups and there will be an emphasis on completing assignments with quality work.


Available to students entering:

Music 10

Students of any performance level are welcome to join this class. Beginning players will learn basic chords and strumming patterns while more experienced players may create personal goals to achieve. After two months, students may continue with the guitar or choose another instrument(s) to study. Small performance ensembles are encouraged! Lessons in theory, history, and ear training will comprise the rest of the course. Thanks to our alumni, there are plenty of instruments on hand for everyone.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Music 9

After only eight weeks, students will learn to play songs of their choice on the keyboard. In addition to performance goals, students will be introduced to basic keyboard rudiments in theory and ear training and units in history. The course is tailored to the individual's musical interests and background so more experienced players will create personal goals to achieve.

 


Available to students entering:

Personal Development & Career Planning (PDCP) 10

The goal of Personal Development and Career Planning 9/10 is for learners to gain the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to effectively negotiate the life/work process. The activities undertaken by students will assist them in making informed decisions about their future personal and educational goals. The content includes, but is not limited to, the promotion of positive self-image, values identification as well as the development of strategies to effectively manage physical, mental/emotional, intellectual and social change.


Available to students entering: Grade 10

Visual Arts 10

Available to students entering: Grade 10

Other Courses

Course
Dramatic Arts 110

Dramatic Arts is a performance- based course intends to build skills in acting, stage presence, vocal projection, characterization, and team work. Students will gain confidence on stage with countless theatre games that lead to acting in scenes, monologues and short plays presented to the class and guests. Other elements of theatre will also be examined such as costumes, choreography, theatre terms, direction, sound and lighting.  Good attendance is crucial to student success. 


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Forensic Science 120

Forensic Science 120 is an introductory course that outlines scientific concepts and techniques behind the work of forensic lab technicians/scientists. Students will be required to apply scientific skills from a variety of disciplines including biology, chemistry, and physics to specific crime scene scenarios. Students will analyze past crimes and the forensic science that was used to help solve them. This course will introduce the topics of blood spatter analysis, crime scene analysis, fingerprinting, handwriting analysis, ballistics, toxicology, and forensic anthropology. 


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

Outdoor Pursuits 110

The Outdoor Pursuits program is a course designed to challenge highly motivated students both academically and physically. Students learn by challenging themselves. The program includes instruction in these outdoor skills (as conditions allow): Canoeing, Rock Climbing, Snow Shoeing, Camping, Outdoor Cooking, Wilderness Survival Skills, Orienteering and Navigation, Nature Study, First Aid and Photography. Applicants must complete an application before acceptance. There are expenses for students who take this course. Rental of equipment and facilities and purchase of supplies will cost approximately $100.00. Students may also need to borrow or purchase other necessary Equipment.

Outdoor Pursuits Application Form


Available to students entering: Grade 11, Grade 12

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