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FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 12

In this intermediate Accounting course, we build on some of the basic concepts learned in Accounting 11.  Students will explore, in detail, the relationships among assets, liabilities, and owner’s equity in addition to detailed analysis of expense accounts such as cost of goods sold.  By the end of this course, students will have a strong grasp of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and their application in different situations.  Financial Accounting 12 is best suited for students looking to study business or accounting at a post secondary institution. 

PEER TUTORING 11 & 12

This course is for grade 11 or 12 students who have a desire to learn about and experience a variety of tutoring and counselling skills.  The course will include three distinct units:  Academic tutoring, Life skill tutoring and Peer counselling.  A sincere desire to actively participate and demonstrate initiative is expectations of all students in this course since these qualities will also impact on the success of other students.  Peer tutors will be expected to maintain a “B” or better standing in their academic subjects, a commitment to consistent school attendance and positive work/study habits.

YEARBOOK 10, 11 & 12 (Extended Day)

This course is open to grade 10, 11 and 12 students.  Knowledge and skills to create the school yearbook will be learned.  Students, through hands-on work, learn the various aspects of yearbook production including page design and layout, desktop publishing, digital photography, graphic design, copywriting and marketing.  These skills transfer easily to other areas of the curriculum and post-secondary courses that require report writing, presentation layout and photography.  To take this course, students must attend an orientation meeting and submit an application form.  A maximum of 12 students will be accepted.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION LEADERSHIP 9-12 

Extended Day (YPELE9) Extended Day; Full Year Linear Course. 

Enrollment by instructor approval only. The grade 9-12 students in this course will work in teams to plan, promote, and run the intramural activity program during the lunch break. They will also be responsible for special activity days throughout the school year. As an extended day course, class will meet once a week in the morning from 7:15-8:15am.

LEADERSHIP 9,10,11,12

Do you want to have fun, learn about what it means to be a good leader, plan school events and impact your school and community in a positive way? Do you want some meaningful volunteer experience to put on your resume and University applications? Then consider joining Hurricane Council student leadership.  We are looking for new members for the upcoming year and if you are the type of person who is a: team player, takes initiative, follows through on commitments, responsible, friendly, enthusiastic and are available to volunteer outside of school time in the school and in the community for a minimum of 16 hours, than Leadership could be a great fit for you! The goal of leadership is to develop your communication, organization, planning and employment skills to their full potential while practicing each on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.  Each of you will be asked to put your skills into motion through developing and promoting school spirit and culture at Hansen! In addition, you will be making valuable connections within the school and community that will enable you to demonstrate your leadership role.  How will you make your time here at RHSS count? How will you fill these halls?