Transitions

 

Intentions of Grad Transitions

Graduation Transitions is intended to prepare students for a successful transition to life after secondary school.  Students are encouraged to :

  • take ownership of their own health and learning

  • examine and demonstrate connections between their learning and their future

  • create a plan for their growth and development as skilled, healthy, knowledgeable, participating citizens

  • exhibit attributes of a BC Graduate

Grade 12 students will be given opportunities to reflect on their knowledge and abilities and plan for life after graduation through class and out of class presentations and individual meetings with Mrs. Jorgensen or Mrs. Wallberg.

 

Components of Grad Transitions

There are four components to Graduation Transitions

  • Personal Health

    • engage in physical activity for at least 150 minutes per week and providing evidence

    • develop a long term healthy living plan which includes nutritional habits, exercise routines, emotional health management and positive health choices

  • Community Connections

    • participate in at least 30 hours of work experience and/or community  service

    • describe the duties performed, the connections between the experience and employability/life skills and the benefit to the community and self

  • Career and Life

    • create a plan for transitioning to life after high  school that supports career, life and learning goals

    • identify and communicate achievements that reflect the attributes of a BC graduate

    • identify and communicate costs and funding sources identified with education, career and life options after graduation.

  • Exit Interview

    • Present selected components of the transition plan to members of the school and/or community.