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CHILD DEVELOPMENT & CAREGIVING 12

CHILD DEVELOPMENT & CAREGIVING 12
COURSE CODE:  MCDAC12

(Formerly Child Development 11)
BABIES, BOTTLES, DIAPERS, PINS, THIS IS WHERE THE FUN BEGINS! Everything you wanted to know about young children and more. Child Development 11 is an in-depth look at parenthood, infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and the early school years. It examines the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of each stage. Along with theory, this course provides opportunity for hands-on projects and interactions with young children. Students also have the option of participating in the RealCare Baby program (parenting simulation with computerized baby) in which they experience parenthood first hand. This is a great course for anyone who hopes children will be part of their future, whether at home or as a career.

CULINARY ARTS APPRENTICESHIP 11A-11B-11C

CULINARY ARTS APPRENTICESHIP 11A-11B-11C
COURSE CODE:
MCKT-1A
MCKT-1B
MCKT-1C

This Foods Service course is planned to provide students with a learning situation comparable to a professional, quantity (commercial) food service kitchen. In this active participation class, students will learn basic restaurant skills in safety and sanitation, food preparation (baking, sandwich and salad making, meat, fish and poultry cookery, short-order cooking, soups and sauce preparation, vegetable, pasta and rice cookery), operation and maintenance of large industrial equipment, and in customer service.

CULINARY ARTS APPRENTICESHIP 12A-12B-12C

CULINARY ARTS APPRENTICESHIP 12A-12B-12C
COURSE CODE:
MCKT-2A
MCKT-2B
MCKT-2C

This program gives students training in quantity (commercial) food production and catering and builds on the skills learned in Culinary Arts 11A/B/C. Although the emphasis is on quantity production, the principles and skills learned may also be applied in the home. Students will develop valuable skills that can be used to acquire a job and/or make career choices. Units of study include kitchen organization, use of industrial equipment, menu planning, safety and sanitation, as well as food preparation skills in baking, sandwich and salad making, meat, fish and poultry cooking, short order cooking, soups and sauce preparation, vegetables, pasta and rice cookery with a strong focus on multicultural cuisine.

CULINARY ARTS APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

CULINARY ARTS APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM
COURSE CODE: MCUL-11

Students have the opportunity to earn Level One Red Seal Certification credits in Culinary Arts while still attending regular courses at Riverside Secondary. Students will be required to take 6 culinary courses over their grade 11 and 12 years. In addition, students will also be required to take Work Experience 12A or be working in a related apprenticeship. Following successful completion of all five Riverside courses, students will find excellent career opportunities. District Application required. For more information contact your school counsellor and/or visit the school district website.

Please visit the School District #43 Website to apply

CULINARY TRAINING 11

CULINARY TRAINING 11
COURSE CODE: MCUL-11
 

This Foods Service course is planned to provide students with a learning situation comparable to a professional, quantity (commercial) food service kitchen. In this active participation class, students will learn basic restaurant skills in safety and sanitation, food preparation (baking, sandwich and salad making, meat, fish and poultry cookery, short-order cooking, soups and sauce preparation, vegetable, pasta and rice cookery), operation and maintenance of large industrial equipment, and in customer service (Open to grades 10, 11 and 12)

CULINARY TRAINING 12

CULINARY TRAINING 12
COURSE CODE: MCUL-12

This program gives students training in quantity (commercial) food production and catering and builds on the skills learned in Culinary Training 11. Units of study include kitchen organization, use of industrial equipment, menu planning, safety and sanitation, as well as food preparation skills in baking, sandwich and salad making, meat, fish and poultry cooking, short order cooking, soups and sauce preparation, vegetables, pasta and rice cookery with a strong focus on multicultural cuisine. (Open to grades 11 and 12)

FAMILY AND SOCIETY 10

FAMILY AND SOCIETY 10
COURSE CODE: MFAMS10

(Formerly Family Studies 11)
WHERE DO I FIT? Family and Society 10 offers an opportunity for you to understand yourself and your relationships better. This course explores family, community, values, beliefs, culture, self-concept, healthy relationships, stress management, and conflict resolution through a variety of avenues. Participate in discussions, listen to lectures, watch videos, write journals, and create keepsake projects that you will keep for years to come such as your own Personal Scrapbook. Students will also have opportunities to put their new self-awareness into play by interacting within the community. (Open to grade 9 to 12).

TEXTILES 11

TEXTILES 11
COURSE CODE: MTXT-11

Learn about the process of garment making—from design to marketing. Learn how to use a sewing machine, different hand sewing methods and more. Projects involve drawing designs in a sketchbook, creating thematic marketing projects, and learning sewing techniques while making their own garment designs and while following a commercially made pattern. Gain knowledge and experience with different fibres, and textiles. (Open to grades 9 to 12) 

TEXTILES 12

TEXTILES 12
COURSE CODE: MTXT-12

Elaborate on the principles of design, inquire into careers of fashion designers, fashion history, and fashion marketing. Develop more complex sewing techniques. Sew from commercial patterns and make your own. This course relies heavily on inquiry-based projects: What do you want to make? Let’s find a way to make it happen. This is a great course for those considering continuing their studies in Fashion in post-secondary or for those who enjoy working with their hands to create wearable art. Completion of  Textiles 11 is required.

FOOD STUDIES 10

FOOD STUDIES 10
COURSE CODE: MFOOD10
 

It’s time you learned your way around the kitchen! Surprise your family and friends with lots of delicious treats. We have yummy breakfasts, terrific lunches, sensational snacks and delicious dinners on the menu. Principles of food preparation are introduced and applied with an emphasis on healthy food choices. We start simple and work up to all your favourites. Grab an apron and join us in Food Studies 10.

FOOD STUDIES 11

FOOD STUDIES 11
COURSE CODE: MFOOD11

This course is for everyone! From those who have never set foot in the kitchen to the accomplished chefs out there. With a quick review of the basics, it’s time for some real tasty treats. Whether breakfast, lunch or dinner, there is always something delicious happening in Food Studies 11. Looking for a part time job in the food industry? Not only will you gain valuable food handling experience but you will also have the opportunity to be certified for the industry recognized FoodSafe program.

FOOD STUDIES 12

FOOD STUDIES 12
COURSE CODE: MFOOD12

Do you enjoy cooking? Are you willing to try new food? This advanced foods course will tingle your taste buds with new flavours. Whether it’s food with a foreign flair or gourmet treats, you will experience advanced techniques designed to impress and create tasty treats. You will also explore social, economic, environmental and cultural issues related to food you have created and enjoyed. Bon appetit!

INTERPERSONAL & FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS 11

INTERPERSONAL & FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS 11
COURSE CODE: MIAFR11

BE A PEOPLE PERSON! This course offers an opportunity to learn about relationships and build skills to maintain positive connections with others. You will explore communication, committed relationships, love, and marriage through a variety of activities including discussions, lectures, videos, projects (such as the Wedding Planning Project) and hands on activities. Students will also learn about careers in the field of Family Studies and will have opportunities to gain experience towards those potential careers through interaction within the community.

ETUDES DES ALIMENTS 10

ETUDES DES ALIMENTS 10
COURSE CODE: FFOOD10

It’s time you learned your way around the kitchen! Surprise your family and friends with lots of delicious treats. We have yummy breakfasts, terrific lunches, sensational snacks and delicious dinners on the menu. Principles of food preparation are introduced and applied with an emphasis on healthy food choices. We start simple and work up to all your favourites. Grab an apron and join us in Food Studies 10. Only one of Foods Studies 10 or Études des Aliments 10 may be taken for credit.

ETUDES DES ALIMENTS 11

ETUDES DES ALIMENTS 11
COURSE CODE: FFOOD11

This course is taught in French. With a quick review of the basics, it’s time for some real taste treats. Sticky cinnamon buns and fresh pies and pastry will test your will power. Meal planning and nutrition will provide the background to creating full course meals to tempt your palate. Bon appétit! Only one of Foods Studies 11 or Études des Aliments 11 may be taken for credit.