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Graduation Transition

The Goal of the Graduation Transitions Course as outlined in the Ministry Program Guide is "to prepare students for a successful transition to life after secondary school" (p. 3).

There are four basic components to the Graduation Transition:
  1. Explore personal and career goals through the completion of a transition plan.
  2. Participate in at least 30 hours of work experience and/or community service.
  3. A grade 12 presentation (portfolio) of your Career and Life plans.
  4. Personal Health: daily physical activity and a commitment to fitness and physical and emotional well being. Students must participate in at least 150 minutes per week of moderate to vigorous physical activity in addition to PE10.

Full details from the ministry regarding Graduation Transitions can be found by visiting the website at www.bced.gov.bc.ca/graduation.


How to Complete Grad Transitions
  1. Review all requirements by reading through this website and all the attachments (scroll below).
  2. Note the due dates for each of the four requirements.
  3. Once you have completed a requirement hand it in to Ms. Hornby in person, or in to her mailbox, or via email at shornby@vsb.bc.ca  
  4. Each assignment will be graded as "Satisfactory" or "Incomplete". Ms. Hornby will only contact students who after each requirement deadline have an "Incomplete." However, students who received a "Satisfactory" standing on any assignment are free to solicit feedback from Ms. Hornby in person or via email.
  5. At the end of the year, students who received a final grade of either "RM" for "Requirement Met" or "NM" for "Requirement Not Met". Students must have a "Satisfactory" mark on all four assignments in order to earn a grade of RM. Any student who has a RNM on their transcript is not eligible to receive their Dogwood.

The Four Requirements to Grad Transition and Deadlines for Assignments
  • Requirement Number 1 - Complete a Health Plan - Due December 01, 2016 (see below for document link)
  • Requirement Number 2 - Interview with Ms. Hornby - Due April 21, 2017  (See Ms. Hornby to complete this)
  • Requirement Number 3- Complete a Reflections Statement - Due February 1, 2017 
  • Requirement Number 4- Complete a Community Service/Volunteer Hours Verification and answer the Reflection questions - Due April 21st, 2017 (see below for document link)

For assignment 4 all that needs to be handed in is proof that the student has  completed this many volunteer hours and the supervisor's name and contact. Alternatively you can hand in copies of certificates or letters that let me know the number of hours completed with an organization. Minimum number of volunteer hours is 30 hours.

 

​​Requirement 1 - Health Plan.docRequirement 1 - Health Plan.doc

Requirement 3 - Reflection Statement.docxRequirement 3 - Reflection Statement.docx

Requirement 4 - Community Service.docxRequirement 4 - Community Service.docx