1. Healthy Living
a. This year, I am doing gymnastics to meet DPA requirements (150 mins/week of moderate to vigorous physical activity).
b. Next year, I will still continue gymnastics to meet DPA requirements.
c. Other than physical activity, I will also need a concrete plan for healthy eating and stress management in order to lead a healthy life after graduation.
2. Course Credits
a. I need 80 credits to graduate. A typical course is worth 4 credits.
i. 48 of them must be from required courses.
ii. 28 of them must be from electives.
iii. 16 of them must be from Grade 12 courses.
b. At the end of this year, I will have 40 credits.
3. Community Connections
a. I need 30 hours of work/volunteer experience. To show I completed this, I must show proof in the form of pay stub or reference letter.
b. I can start accumulating these hours in Grade 10.
c. My plan to earn work/volunteer hours is through getting a job and saving up for post secondary.
d. I will also need to complete a reflection that includes the employability skills I learned while I worked, what I did in the job specifically , and how has the experience benefitted me. It will be 200 typed words minimum.
4. Career and Life
a. In addition to updating my resume, I will also create career, life, and financial plan to show that I have a plan in place after graduation.
b. When I graduate, my current plan is to attend UBC and stay until I get my degree in Arts and have a career as an animator.
a. To prepare for the interview, I can look at the questions ahead of time. They are found on the GT website to prepare.
b. My interview will be with a Riverside staff member.
6. The 3 people at Riverside who are here to help with this process are:
a. Mr. Ahmelich
b. Ms. Chapell
c. Ms. Luddu (My counselor)
In Grade 12, I will find all the necessary documents AND submit them to the website.
I will complete Grad Transitions 12 whenever I have English 12. If I have it in 1st semester, I must complete everything except the interview before Winter ball tickets go on sale. In 2nd semester, everything except the interview must be completed before the end of April.