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Cadet Service: Addional credits may be available for students completing the Basic Program and/or
Advanced Program of the Air, Army or Sea Cadets. These credits will be recognized as addional credits beyond the minimum 30 credits required for high school graduation.
· Challenge for Credit OpGon: The Winnipeg School Division recognizes that students may, in exceptional circumstances, have already acquired the knowledge, skills and aRtudes of a particular course. The
Challenge for Credit Option provides a process for students to demonstrate that they have achieved the learning outcomes as defined in the Manitoba curriculum for a specific course.
This option is available for students challenging grade 12 courses only and only students who have not completed the course previously are eligible.
The Challenge for Credit Option cannot be used to raise a student’s mark.
See your guidance counsellor or principal for details about the application process.
· Community Service Student-IniGated Project Credit: Students can make a contribution by volunteering for worthwhile causes or organizations.
Volunteering a minimum of 110 hours for a full credit or 55 hours for a half credit.
· High School (Private) Music OpGon: If you are studying music with a private instructor, you may gain additional credit in music (theory and practical at the required level) as an option in grade 9-12. See a counsellor or music teacher for further details.
· Royal Winnipeg Ballet: Additional credits may also be available for students completing dance courses with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.
· S.I.P. (Student IniGated Projects): Students may earn up to three credits during their high school career in an “Independent” study project. Interested students may see the counsellor for further details.
· Special Credit Language Exams: Students who speak, read and write a language other than French or
English may register to take an examination in that language to gain credit (German, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Pilipino (Tagalog), Polish, Portuguese, Spanish and Ukrainian are some languages tested for high school credit). See a counsellor for more information.
· Supplementary Program: You may take an extra subject by way of Evening School, Correspondence or Vocation School, or request an extra subject in the grade 11 or grade 12 year of your timetable. See a guidance counsellor for further details.