Grade 10

Dear Students, this is the final newsletter message for this high school year, 2020.

I know these last few weeks haven't been easy. There are so many expectations and excitement over the end of the school year.  I want you to know that as we embrace the blur of awards ceremonies and report cards that this time of year brings, I'm feeling a bit bittersweet.

My wish for you is that you see the light in this world, in yourself, and in
others. I see the light in you. Compliment others, and be proud of your own accomplishments. I am proud of you. Believe in yourself, for you are stronger than you know. I believe in you. Dream, believe, wonder, inspire, love, nurture, and always listen to your heart first.

The end of the school year is a bittersweet time for both students and teachers. Everyone is ready to move on to a new phase: Farewell, toearly mornings and classes! Hello, to social distancing and BBQ, daydreams and social lives!

Enjoy, looking forward to seeing everyone in September, Ms. C. Howe

Good Day, its finally May!

The high school students are missed each day, hard not to as I have been seeing them for 11 years every week, I hope these restrictions lift soon.

During this recent time the students in Canadian Families 12, have been investigating, Marriage history and terms and issues.  The Family Studies 9 class worked on personal hygiene and are currently starting a unit called Mi’kmaq Cultural uses of Water.  Our recent online lesson is how water is used building a Mi’kmaq Canoe.

The Visual Arts 10 class completed their projects on earthen clayware with Water as a focus.  I am proud to that their work was displayed in an art exhibition in Halifax recently, see images below and click on the link to see a virtual tour.  Keep working on your learning and dreams, Ms. C. Howe 

Check out the online exhibition at they are in front of window at site. Thank you goes out to Dorota F, the art teacher for getting our Water vessels in the exhibition.

Math at Work 10

Students will be expected to solve problems that involve SI and imperial area measurements of regular, composite, and irregular 2-D shapes and 3-D objects, including decimal and fractional measurements, and verify the solutions.

●  Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the Pythagorean theorem by identifying situations that involve right triangles, verifying the formula, applying the formula, and solving problems.

●  Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of primary trigonometric ratios (sine, cosine, tangent) by applying similarity to right triangles, generalizing patterns from similar right triangles, applying the primary trigonometric ratios, and solving problems.

●  Students will be expected to solve problems that require formulas related to perimeter, area, the Pythagorean theorem and the primary trigonometric ratios.

Mathematic 10 - Foundations and Pre-Cal

●  Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of slope with respect to rise and run, line segments and lines, rate of change, parallel lines, and perpendicular lines.
●  Students will be expected to determine the characteristics of the graphs of linear relations, including the intercepts, slope, domain, and range.
●  Students will be expected to relate linear relations to their graphs, expressed in
●  slope-intercept form (y​ ​= ​mx ​+ ​b)​
●  Students will be expected to determine the equation of a linear relation to solve problems, given a graph, a point and the slope, two points, and a point and the equation of a parallel or perpendicular line
●  Students will be expected to solve problems that involve unit pricing and currency exchange, using proportional reasoning.
●  Students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of income to calculate gross pay and net pay, including wages, salary, contracts, commissions, and piecework.
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In English 10 IEP each student has their own Individual Education Plan with unique learning outcomes designed for their needs. IEP outcomes are usually confidential to the student, their guardians, and their education team.

Thank you, Meredith Conrad

PDF icon Visual Arts 10 Outcomes52.08 KB

Course teacher - Carol Howe

Art teacher - Dorota Forta

PDF icon Canadian Families 12 Outcomes65.29 KB
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These are the completed sewing projects for Textile Technology 12.


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