Richmond Virtual School - Boyd only

DIGITIAL MEDIA PRODUCTION
The following 2 course options are intended for students who have an interest in the fields of videography, photography, scripting, digital editing and post production.  The courses are off timetable and will be self directed, giving the flexibility for timetabling.
 
Grade 10 - 12 (Digital Media Levels 1 & 2) 
 
Skills in photography, videography and digital media will be developed through practical applications on field trips, video competitions and personal interest projects.  Attributes of responsibility, reliability and self motivation are necessary.  Level 1 students will be expected to utilize the basic program features of cameras where Level 2 students develop the skills for manual manipulations of the camera, external audio, lighting and a refinement of digital media skills.  Registration and course programing is via RVS (Richmond Virtual School) but will be facilitated at Boyd by Mr. Park off timetable.  Students in grades 10, 11 and 12 are eligible and will receive an IT 11 & 12 credit.
 
Grade 11 - 12 (Videography and Photography Production)
 
After students have completed the RVS Digital Media classes, or possess sufficient digital media skills, students can register for this class.  This program allows students to apply their skills in videography, photography and digital media to contracted productions.  Weddings, School District initiatives, corporate promotional videos are some examples of the productions.   Students will be responsible for strategizing and planning, scripting, capturing, editing and production, thus students of varied skills and interests are valued in this program.  Attributes of responsibility, reliability and self motivation are necessary.  The program is facilitated off timetable by Mr. Park.  Students in grades 11 & 12 are eligible and will receive an IT 11 & 12 credit.

PEER TUTORING

The following 2 course options are intended for students who have an interest in supporting younger students individually and in small groups.  The courses are off timetable and will be self directed, giving the flexibility for timetabling.

Peer Tutoring 11

This course is intended for students who enjoy supporting younger students with their subject classes. Peer tutors complete tutor training sessions with the Peer Tutoring teacher, and then are placed in an appropriate subject class where they may work with individual and small student groups under the supervision of the subject teacher. Emphasis is placed on peer tutors’ organization, communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to help students develop numeracy, reading and study strategies. If you are interested in this course, you must see a counsellor for an application form. You should have a subject area of strength and a subject area teacher who would support your application. Applicants may be interviewed prior to acceptance into the course.

Peer Tutoring 12 

This course is an extension of Peer Tutoring 11. Students must complete an application and interview process. Please see a counsellor for an application form.  Recommended Preparation:  Peer Tutoring 11

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

The following 2 course options are intended for students interested in physical education as well as fields related to community and service.

Recreation And Service 11 - 12

This class is organized around helping students to develop into well-rounded and balanced citizens who make active contributions to their local communities. The course is broken down into four main components, which include: Service, Physical Recreation and Health, Skill of Interest and Adventure Trip. Students will take part in a variety of learning and practical activities, while being responsible for contributing service to their community through volunteerism. Students will also strive to develop a skill of their personal interest throughout the duration of the course. There is an expectation that students will take part in course work as well as a number of active lifestyle activities, including a weeklong trip to Strathcona Park Lodge to develop outdoor skills.

Physical Education 8 - 10

How can you take PE online? Well, the truth is that learning and fitness doesn’t just happen at school. With Online PE you will use information about yourself and in the course to set health or fitness goals that are personal and important to you. You will use these goals to set and work through personal daily activities, complete monthly fitness tests, read, learn and improve your health and fitness. For you, PE will be happening at the skating rink, gymnastics, pool, at your martial arts or archery club, in your living room through stretching, plyometrics, pilates, yoga, or even taebo. It will be happening VIRTUALLY everywhere.