In this course, students gain the skills and knowledge to help develop their guitar “toolbox.” This is the ultimate beginners’ course covering everything from how to play, guitar maintenance, a history of the instrument and the nuances of music theory. The focus of the course is to ensure students new to the guitar discover the joys of playing music.
In Guitar 12, students will learn the more intricate workings of music, such as how to develop themselves as artists after high school.
Guitar 12 students will learn more about music theory and reading/writing sheet music as they dive deeply into learning and playing new material and studying existing music for inspiration.
This course, enhanced with video and graphic supports, is an ideal introductory course for beginner piano players. Students will become familiar with the instrument.
Musical elements, principles, vocabulary and theory are presented throughout the course. Students are encouraged to develop and refine their skills, while taking creative risks.
Piano 11 is an ideal course for students with some piano experience and skills. Techniques and terminology, as well as lessons are presented through video and graphic supports.
It is expected students will explore a variety of contexts and develop their expressive skills while playing the piano. The history of musical genres is featured in the course.
Piano 12 is a suitable course for students who have a strong understanding of piano terminology, theory, and skills. Students will analyze and study music to identify practice strategies.
Musical language is presented so students will be able interpret a musician’s use of technique and composition. Cultural, global and historical topics feature in this course, supported by audio and graphics within the lessons..
The overall goal of Interpersonal and Family Relationships is to provide students with a broad overview of how relationships form and change.
Students explore a variety of relationships, including work relationships, friendships, and committed relationships, as well as examine how these relationships evolve or end.
This course also provides an overview of effective communication, wellness, and safety in interpersonal relationships.
Students examine the variety of ways people communicate and describe components of healthy and unhealthy relationships. They conclude by researching careers associated with interpersonal and family relationships.
Introductory Spanish 11 is a course specifically designed for students that have no previous knowledge of Spanish. The basic tools used in this class are a book, audio files, many video clips and written exercises. Many aspects of Spanish speaking cultures and its contribution to our society are covered in this class. Main topics covered are; greetings, present tense, basic descriptive words, question words, basic possessive words and common communicative phrases related to tourism.
Law Studies 12 introduces the student to the legal rights and responsibilities, which allow citizens to participate more fully in society.
Laws maintain the status quo, but they are also a force for change.
Students will examine how laws have changes over time. Canada’s laws and legal framework affect many aspects of your daily life. The more you understand about these things the easier it is to navigate through daily events. These skills will be helpful to you throughout life.