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Skill Development: Grade 8

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MATHEMATICS

FINANCIAL LITERACY (GR 8-9)

The course will introduce students to different aspects of finances that they will encounter in their professional and personal lives. The point of the class is to teach students life skills that they will need in order to be financially independent in the community. This is a survey course that will expose students to several financial topics. The class will be using actual case studies and current events for resources. 1) Real Estate: downpayment, mortgages, investment properties 2) Personal Banking: chequing/saving accounts, banking process,writing cheques, 3) Work- salaries, reading paystubs, deductions

VL90005VAN TECHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:30 AM to
12:30 PM
No Fee

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

PE 8/9 FOCUSING ON BADMINTON (GR 8-9)

This co-ed physical education preview program will focus on the prescribed learning outcomes and cover physical fitness, nutrition, and active health, as well as a particular emphasis on developing the skill set associated with the sport of badminton. Please bring a water bottle and your own racquet (birds will be supplied).

CH90005CHURCHILLMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:00 AM to
12:00 AM
No Fee
CH90015CHURCHILLMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

PE 8/9 FOCUSING ON BASKETBALL (GR 8-9)

This co-ed physical education preview program will focus on the prescribed learning outcomes and cover physical fitness, nutrition, and active health, as well as a particular emphasis on developing the skill set associated with the sport of basketball. Please bring a bag lunch and your own basketball.

CH90025CHURCHILLMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 19 2016
08:30 AM to
13:00 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL
CH90035CHURCHILLMon To FriStart: July 20 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:30 AM to
13:00 PM
No Fee
GE90005GLADSTONEMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
09:00 AM to
11:00 AM
No Fee
GE90105GLADSTONEMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
11:15 AM to
13:15 PM
No Fee

PE 8/9 FOCUSING ON HOCKEY (GR 8-9)

This co-ed physical education preview program will focus on the prescribed learning outcomes and cover physical fitness, nutrition, and active health, as well as a particular emphasis on developing the skill set associated with the sport of hockey. Please bring a bag lunch, water and your own hockey equipment.

BR90005BRITANNIA SECONDARYMon To FriStart: July 05 2016
End: July 15 2016
08:45 AM to
13:15 PM
No Fee

PE 8/9 FOCUSING ON VOLLEYBALL (GR 8-9)

This co-ed physical education preview program will focus on the prescribed learning outcomes and cover physical fitness, nutrition, and active health, as well as a particular emphasis on developing the skill set associated with the sport of volleyball.

TN91105David ThompsonMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 19 2016
09:00 AM to
13:30 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL
TN91115David ThompsonMon To FriStart: July 20 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
09:00 AM to
13:30 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL
VL91005VAN TECHMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee
Currently FULL

PE 8/9 FOCUSING ON BASKETBALL (GR 8-9)

This co-ed program is designed for beginner and intermediate basketball players looking for a summer filled with teamwork, coaching, instruction, skill development and fun. The focus will be in basic skills such as dribbling, passing and shooting. We will work on basic offensive and defensive fundamentals as well as how to play 1 on 1, 2 on 2, 3 on 3...with the ultimate goal of 5 on 5. A great introduction to the game of basketball! The week finishes with an exciting "Final Four" tournament.

TN90085David ThompsonMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
08:00 AM to
10:00 AM
No Fee
TN90095David ThompsonMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
No Fee

PE 8/9 FOCUSING ON BASKETBALL-BOYS(GR 8-9)

This Boys' only Physical Education preview program will focus on the prescribed learning outcomes and covers physical fitness, nutrition and active health, as well as particular emphasis on developing the skill set associated with the sport of Basketball. Please bring your own basketball, towel and water bottle.

JR91125JOHN OLIVERMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

PE 8/9 FOCUSING ON BASKETBALL-GIRLS(GR 8-9)

This Program will focus on the Prescribed Learning Outcomes including fitness, nutrition, and active health with a focus on developing the skill sets and athletic development associated with basketball (ball handling, passing, shooting) as well as offensive and defensive team play, agility and strength training. Fitness equipment and shooting machine. Designed for beginners to advanced. Please bring own basketball if possible and water bottle.

JR91105JOHN OLIVERMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
13:00 PM to
15:00 PM
No Fee

READING / WRITING

WRITING AND LITERARY ANALYSIS (GR 8-9)

Designed to help students further develop their writing and literary skills. This course will focus on all components of the writing process: topic & thesis sentences, introductory and concluding statements, and using different essay formats. Strategies for analyzing literature will be integrated into the writing activities.

PW90045PRINCE OF WALESMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
No Fee

CREATIVE WRITING - FINDING YOUR VOICE (GR 8-9)

Explore your creativity and find your voice!!! This course will introduce students to a variety of writing forms and formulas. There will be daily pre-writing warm-ups and games, writing workshops, editing practice (both self and peer) and oral presentations of student poetry and prose. In addition, this course will focus on the development of one or two larger writing projects.

TN90015David ThompsonMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
No Fee

SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY

TECHNOLOGY ED - WOODWORKING (GR 8-9)

Students will build wood projects in a fun and safe environment. Everyone will be part of the team, building relationships, and developing their skills in constructing fine woodworking projects. Join us in learning the details of wood and leave this course with projects like a cool iPod acoustic speaker.

TN91015David ThompsonMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: July 19 2016
08:30 AM to
13:00 PM
No Fee

SPECIAL COURSES

HIGH SCHOOL TOOLKIT: STUDY SKILL ANND TEST TAKING (GR 8-9)

Students will learn effective study skills such as how to study, take notes, and understand what they read in the textbook, all of which will help them prepare for taking tests. Additional strategies include learning about styles of learning and successful test taking.

PW90025PRINCE OF WALESMon To FriStart: July 06 2016
End: Aug 03 2016
10:15 AM to
12:15 PM
No Fee
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