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JAMES LYNG ACADEMICS

James Lyng High School is subject to all Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS) rules and guidelines governing high schools across the province.  Certification is the responsibility of the MELS. As specified in the Administrative Manual for the Certification of Students, General Education, Youth Sector, in order to qualify for a Secondary School Diploma, students in Secondary IV and V must satisfy the requirements of the MELS Certification System.

Academic information

The Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (MELS) shall award a Secondary School Diploma to students who earn at least 54 credits at the Secondary IV or V level. Among those credits, there must be at least 20 credits at the Secondary V level in addition to the following:

Level Course Credits
Secondary V Language of Instruction 6
Secondary V Second Language Instruction 4
Secondary IV Mathematics 4
Secondary IV Science and Technology OR Applied Science and Technology 4/6
Secondary IV History and Citizenship Education 2
Secondary IV Arts Education 2
Secondary V Ethics and Religious Culture OR Physical Education and Health 2/ 2
*The MELS requires that all students be registered in both these courses so as to give the students all opportunities to acquire the compulsory credits required for certification. Credits accumulated in Secondary I, II and III are not taken into consideration in granting a Secondary School Diploma. The passing mark for all courses at the secondary level is 60%.

Reports

In addition to a progress report card in October, formal computerized reports will be issued three times during the year. There will be opportunities for parents to come to the school to meet with the teachers of their children when report cards are issued.

Principal's Honour Roll

Each term, the names of those students who have distinguished themselves through their grades will be placed on the Honour Roll. Certificate ceremonies will take place to recognize those students who have achieved honour role with distinction and those who received honourable mention.

curriculum per level

Secondary I subjects include:

English Language Arts
Literacy Resource
Ethics and Religious Culture
French Second Language
Geography
History and Citizenship
Mathematics
Physical Education and Health
Science and Technology
Visual Arts
Music

Secondary II subjects include:

English Language Arts
Literacy Resource
Ethics and Religious Culture
French Second Language
Geography
History and Citizenship
Mathematics
Physical Education and Health
Science and Technology
Visual Arts
Music

Secondary III subjects include:

Applied Science and Technologyq
English Language Arts
French Second Language
History and Citizenship
Mathematics
Physical Education and Health
Personal Orientation Project
Visual Arts
Music

Secondary IV subjects include:

Français langue seconde
Français langue d'enseignement
English Language Arts
Ethics and Religious Culture 4
Ethics and Religious Culture 5
History and Citizenship
Mathematics
Physical Education and Health
Applied Science and Technology

Secondary V subjects include:

Contemporary World
Arts
Music
Media
Ethics and Religious Culture
Français langue seconde
Français langue d'enseignement
Economics
*Integrated Project
*Leadership
Mathematics
Physical Education and Health
Physical Education Leadership
*Applied Science and Technology (repeaters)
*History (repeaters)
*Electives