Possible options for 2020-2021

Update: June 1st 2020

CTF 7

CUMPUTING SCIENCE (CSE) – Robotics

Students will use the Lego kits to develop the knowledge and skills to build basic robots, modify, and program them to perform specific functions and complex tasks.

COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (COM) - Film Studies

Students will explore various situations relating to different forms of media, particularly film. We will look at audio and video concepts, preparing and delivering presentations using film and ways to critique or access compositions created by yourself and others. Students will be exposed to different genres of film and learn how to decipher its meaning and some of the filming techniques used to make the movie.

DESIGN STUDIES (DES) - 3D Design

Discover and develop skills related to technologies used to design, construct and relay a message for the purpuse of connecting, informing, entertaining or selling products. The focus is on providing students with flexibility to adapt to various situations relating to design, communication and fashion. Students will Think, Create and Make a floor plan or a design of their choice using a 3D online program.

RECREATION LEADERSHIP (REC) - Sports History

The purpose of the Sports History course is to provide students with the opportunity to learn the history, rules, regulations, and cultures within a variety of sports. The focus of this curriculum is to gain an in-depth understanding of how and why sports are played.

COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (COM) - Fundamentals (Coding)

This course is for students who wants to learn more about programming and how to create simple algorithms. Student will explore hardware, software and processes to write or create structured algorithms and programs that input, process and ouput data.

CTF 8/9

INFORMATION PROCESSING (INF) – Forensics

Students will have the opportunity to work on a team challenge to collect and analyze physical evidence while learning how to reconstruct crime scenes.Students will role-play various scenarios related to crime scenes and forensics investigation while collaborating with each other and learning about healthy relationships. Students will also learn the various types of forensics and explore careers related to the forensic science.

COMMUNICATION (DES) - The LOCk Box/Escape Booth Masterminds

Descriptor: Grade 8/9 students will collaborate in groups to create lock box/escape booth activities for our Light of Christ students. This option focuses on developing growth mindset, working with diverse learning styles, building lock box/escape booth puzzles, and presenting finished designs to an audience. Students are expected to bring raw materials from home for their designs. Get ready to use your imagination, creativity, and design thinking skills to assist our students from various grade levels in problem solving their way out of your challenging and 6.21.14-themed puzzles (did you figure out the number code?).

ENTERPRISE AND INOVATION (ENT) - Food Truck

If you are a food lover and interested in creating your own business, this course is for you! With food trucks being the new craze, you will now be able to search your inner entrepreneurial self to build and market your own Food Truck. You will work collaboratively with others to create a menu, a 3D version of your Food Truck, a business and marketing plan and share samples of your food with the class.

HUMAN & SOCIAL SERVICES (HSS) - Learning Strategies

This course is designed to help students who need some extra support in order to be successful in their classes. Teacher will work with the students creating good habits for organization, time management, planning for assignments, reviewing, and self-advocacy, as well as getting to know their individual learning needs and the types of learners they are.

Some assessment ideas could include binder organization checks, preparedness when coming to class, using graphic organizers, practice outlines for essays, and goal setting activities.

RECREATIONAL LEADERSHIP (REC) - Sports Performance

The purpose of the Recreation Leadership course is to provide student-athletes and opportunity to learn a wide variety of knowledge, skills, and attitudes that support the optimization of physical, social, cultural and emotional potential through sporting endeavors. The focus of this curriculum is to gain an in-depth understanding of factors related to sports performance.

COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (COM)- Film Studies

Students will explore various situations relating to different forms of media, particularly film. We will look at audio and video concepts, preparing and delivering presentations using film and ways to critique or access compositions created by yourself and others. Students will be exposed to different genres of film and learn how to decipher its meaning and some of the filming techniques used to make the movie.

TOURISM (TOU)

Learn about the diverse nations and cultures that exist within the world around us. Students will explore the culture, history, foods and traditions of a variety of nations on their journey. Students will build basic financial literacy and marketing skills while creating a website to promote a tourist destination.

WILDLIFE (WLD) - Impact of human activity

In this course students will have the opportunity to explore the impacts of human activity on land and in the water. They will learn how we influence ecosystems profoundly. They will discover facts about climate change, ocean acidification, permafrost melting, habitat loss, air pollution, contaminants, and invasive species while learning about an animal or an ecosystem of their choice. Students will need to work collaboratively with peers to create a diagram of their research/discoveries and present it to the class.

Students will demonstrate environmental stewardship while associating their learning with occupational areas and making connections with possible career choices.

ENTERPRISE AND INNOVATION - Dragon Den

Learn how to become an Entrepreneur. Create a business and marketing plan, present your plan to the Light of Christ Dragon’s Den asking them to invest in your company, create and produce a product, sell your product at our Craft Market, and donate all proceeds to a charity that the class chooses!

Junior High Options

Possible options for 2020-2021

Update: June 1st 2020

CTF 7

CUMPUTING SCIENCE (CSE) – Robotics

Students will use the Lego kits to develop the knowledge and skills to build basic robots, modify, and program them to perform specific functions and complex tasks.

COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (COM) - Film Studies

Students will explore various situations relating to different forms of media, particularly film. We will look at audio and video concepts, preparing and delivering presentations using film and ways to critique or access compositions created by yourself and others. Students will be exposed to different genres of film and learn how to decipher its meaning and some of the filming techniques used to make the movie.

DESIGN STUDIES (DES) - 3D Design

Discover and develop skills related to technologies used to design, construct and relay a message for the purpuse of connecting, informing, entertaining or selling products. The focus is on providing students with flexibility to adapt to various situations relating to design, communication and fashion. Students will Think, Create and Make a floor plan or a design of their choice using a 3D online program.

RECREATION LEADERSHIP (REC) - Sports History

The purpose of the Sports History course is to provide students with the opportunity to learn the history, rules, regulations, and cultures within a variety of sports. The focus of this curriculum is to gain an in-depth understanding of how and why sports are played.

COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (COM) - Fundamentals (Coding)

This course is for students who wants to learn more about programming and how to create simple algorithms. Student will explore hardware, software and processes to write or create structured algorithms and programs that input, process and ouput data.

CTF 8/9

INFORMATION PROCESSING (INF) – Forensics

Students will have the opportunity to work on a team challenge to collect and analyze physical evidence while learning how to reconstruct crime scenes.Students will role-play various scenarios related to crime scenes and forensics investigation while collaborating with each other and learning about healthy relationships. Students will also learn the various types of forensics and explore careers related to the forensic science.

COMMUNICATION (DES) - The LOCk Box/Escape Booth Masterminds

Descriptor: Grade 8/9 students will collaborate in groups to create lock box/escape booth activities for our Light of Christ students. This option focuses on developing growth mindset, working with diverse learning styles, building lock box/escape booth puzzles, and presenting finished designs to an audience. Students are expected to bring raw materials from home for their designs. Get ready to use your imagination, creativity, and design thinking skills to assist our students from various grade levels in problem solving their way out of your challenging and 6.21.14-themed puzzles (did you figure out the number code?).

ENTERPRISE AND INOVATION (ENT) - Food Truck

If you are a food lover and interested in creating your own business, this course is for you! With food trucks being the new craze, you will now be able to search your inner entrepreneurial self to build and market your own Food Truck. You will work collaboratively with others to create a menu, a 3D version of your Food Truck, a business and marketing plan and share samples of your food with the class.

HUMAN & SOCIAL SERVICES (HSS) - Learning Strategies

This course is designed to help students who need some extra support in order to be successful in their classes. Teacher will work with the students creating good habits for organization, time management, planning for assignments, reviewing, and self-advocacy, as well as getting to know their individual learning needs and the types of learners they are.

Some assessment ideas could include binder organization checks, preparedness when coming to class, using graphic organizers, practice outlines for essays, and goal setting activities.

RECREATIONAL LEADERSHIP (REC) - Sports Performance

The purpose of the Recreation Leadership course is to provide student-athletes and opportunity to learn a wide variety of knowledge, skills, and attitudes that support the optimization of physical, social, cultural and emotional potential through sporting endeavors. The focus of this curriculum is to gain an in-depth understanding of factors related to sports performance.

COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (COM)- Film Studies

Students will explore various situations relating to different forms of media, particularly film. We will look at audio and video concepts, preparing and delivering presentations using film and ways to critique or access compositions created by yourself and others. Students will be exposed to different genres of film and learn how to decipher its meaning and some of the filming techniques used to make the movie.

TOURISM (TOU)

Learn about the diverse nations and cultures that exist within the world around us. Students will explore the culture, history, foods and traditions of a variety of nations on their journey. Students will build basic financial literacy and marketing skills while creating a website to promote a tourist destination.

WILDLIFE (WLD) - Impact of human activity

In this course students will have the opportunity to explore the impacts of human activity on land and in the water. They will learn how we influence ecosystems profoundly. They will discover facts about climate change, ocean acidification, permafrost melting, habitat loss, air pollution, contaminants, and invasive species while learning about an animal or an ecosystem of their choice. Students will need to work collaboratively with peers to create a diagram of their research/discoveries and present it to the class.

Students will demonstrate environmental stewardship while associating their learning with occupational areas and making connections with possible career choices.

ENTERPRISE AND INNOVATION - Dragon Den

Learn how to become an Entrepreneur. Create a business and marketing plan, present your plan to the Light of Christ Dragon’s Den asking them to invest in your company, create and produce a product, sell your product at our Craft Market, and donate all proceeds to a charity that the class chooses!