Junior High Programs (7-9)
Programme junior high
Junior High Program
French Language Arts is focused on four communication skills: listening (oral comprehension), speaking (oral composition), reading (written understanding) and writing (written composition). Language skills are developed in class through discussion, debate, writing projects, film and novel studies. Students apply strategies they develop to all school subjects taught in French including Math, Science and Social Studies.
|Athletic Program||J.H. Picard school offers a full variety of athletic teams that compete in the ECSD league and tournaments. At J.H. Picard we believe in the importance of athletics and academic success. By being a smaller school, your child has more chances of being on multiple sport teams. Also, the follow-up of our specialized coaches from Elementary to High School will provide an opportunity for student-athletes to develop life skills that help them grow into positive and responsible citizens of their community. The following sports teams may be available to junior high students:|
|Complementary Courses||Career and Technology Foundations (CTF) builds student understanding of the world around them as they explore their interests and passions to learn about various career possibilities, and occupational area skills, knowledge and technologies. CTF involves students in planning/designing, creating, appraising and communicating solutions for relevant problems. As students engage in hands on challenges, they develop social/interpersonal, life, and work skills. CTF courses may include offerings in:|
Academic Awards Criteria
To receive Honours, Junior High students must obtain a minimum average of 80% using all five core courses and Religion. All final marks must be a minimum of 65%.
To receive Principal Honours, Junior High students must obtain a minimum average of 90% using all five core courses and Religion. All final marks must be a minimum of 65%.