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PCI Pre-Bac Introduction Session - Shared screen with speaker view
Tahmid Wares
02:24
alright
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
02:50
Welcome Panathers! Graduating Class of 2025!!
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
02:56
Panthers!
047518
04:09
Hello everyone and welcome to our presentation!
Wendy Macpherson
04:28
hello!
Tahmid Wares
04:38
Hello!
micha
08:23
awesome turn out! Good luck future Parkdalians!
Andrew Farncombe
11:08
will this be recorded and where will it be posted?
Gavin Henderson Wendy Macpherson
15:48
what marks must a child maintain to stay in>
Gavin Henderson Wendy Macpherson
15:51
?
Ella Onsen
19:07
what % of Parkalian pre-bac students continue into the IB program?
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
19:09
Thank you for the question. When Mr. Bartnik speaks to the grade 9 classes I will ask him this.
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
19:31
We have a very high retention rate, approx., 90%
Ella Onsen
19:42
tysm
Sarah B
22:10
will this recording be available to us
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
22:28
yes, it will be posted on our website
Tahmid Wares
26:17
Is green industries the same as Technology?
Susan D Driver
26:17
A friend didn’t get the invite but wants to join. Can you post the link in the chat?
Sarah B
26:29
are the compulsory courses taken by the kids in a PRE IB cohort?
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
26:51
That is correct. We plan to have 3 classes of pre-bac
Sara Lazarevic
27:39
https://tdsb-ca.zoom.us/j/97510074333?pwd=clltSjJMaVFuc3NZTnNTWXcvaEVOUT09
Miriam Kramer
28:05
My child is coming from French immersion. Is there a way to test out of French or take more advanced French?
niamh
28:09
Can you take two arts?
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
28:50
In grade 9 you get two choices of electives, yes you may take two arts
Noa Doupe
30:46
What is the difference between music beginner and music band?
Tasha
32:47
Is it mandatory to take an art credit each year?
Lindsay Travers
33:17
What is the course code for the advanced French class?
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
33:43
We only offer Band. Beginner and experienced.
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
34:22
FSF 1D3 is grade 9 French...there is only one option. We expect all of our students to be advanced :)
Effie
34:33
On my blueprint there are three French classes - what is the difference between them?
Tenzin Tsering
34:40
In my blueprint it has a option between ENG1D1 and ENG1D3, Is there a difference?
Yaseen M
34:54
I think those are for normal Parkdale
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
35:06
The Ontario Diploma requires only ONE Art credit. You will get this in grade 9. The IB programme is very prescribed with specific courses.
Tasha
35:25
Thank you!
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
35:41
As an IB student you will take all 1D3 courses. The 3 signifies pre-bac.
Gopi Saikrishna
35:44
If you want to change your band instrument into another one, do you go into beginner band or you can’t change it ?
Gavin Henderson Wendy Macpherson
36:03
Thanks for the explanation!
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
36:27
Choice of instrument happens in the same class. IF you wanted to change the instrument, your teacher would assist you with this.
Gopi Saikrishna
36:55
Thank-you !
Tahmid Wares
38:10
For myblueprint do I pick OSSD, OSSC or which one?
Wilma Pidhayny
38:31
OSSD
Tahmid Wares
38:41
Ok thank you
Noa Doupe
41:38
does the green industries class have some time in the greenhouse?
Abdullah
42:11
What support you provide for students planning to apply for foreign universities including Ivy and Oxbridge?
Tahmid Wares
42:19
Is the green industries the same as technology?
anna
42:30
What makes someone beginner band vs advanced band?
Saghi Hssz
42:46
Where do we find the course selection link?
Sarah B
42:47
what percentage of the Pre AB students make it to the IB Diploma prg
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
42:47
Ms. Pidhayny can speak to the Ivy League schools shortly
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
43:18
Previous experience playing an instrument would let you take advanced band
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
43:49
Course selections are submitted through the myBlueprint.ca platform
Remi Ajao-Russell
44:07
In Grade 9 are you offering electives in all the arts? Drama, Arts and Music? Thanks!
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
44:40
Green Industries in grade 9 is the Horticulture program we offer. There is only one course offering in grade 9 for this and it is an elective.
natalie caciagli
45:35
can you please send instructions on setting up an account for kids coming from outside TDSB
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
45:40
HI Remi! Grade 9 Arts offers Drama, Music (Band) and Visual Arts
Tahmid Wares
45:45
ok thank you
Remi Ajao-Russell
46:01
Thanks!
Gavin Henderson Wendy Macpherson
46:09
do we need a TDSB email address?
Gavin Henderson Wendy Macpherson
46:14
yes
Gavin Henderson Wendy Macpherson
46:19
kk
Saghi Hssz
46:47
What is the activation key?
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
47:26
Ask Ms. Pidhayny this at the end of her presentation @Saghi
Georgia Nicholson
47:31
If time allows, could you please talk about student life beyond academics, at PCI
Tahmid Wares
47:40
There are 2 Maths
Tahmid Wares
47:50
that which one do I pick?
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
48:03
@Georgia...great idea, we will talk about extra curricular opportunities
Tahmid Wares
48:15
1D3 or 1W3?
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
48:24
Only one math @Tahmid in grade 9.
Tahmid Wares
48:37
but which one?
Tahmid Wares
48:58
1D3 or 1W3?
Tahmid Wares
51:06
Ok thank you and do I choose Issues in Canadian Geography for geography?
Gavin Henderson Wendy Macpherson
52:20
email address from outside?
Gavin Henderson Wendy Macpherson
52:30
we don't have TDSB address
tenzing namdol
52:38
are the codes on the pci website for ib updated and correct?
Tahmid Wares
53:23
Which one do I pick for Physical education again?
Georgia Nicholson
54:49
swim team?
Wilma Pidhayny
54:50
If you are non-TDSB in grade 8, go to www.myblueprint.ca/tdsb and click on Sign-Up. You then follow the prompts. You can choose your school (Parkdale CI). You will need to add your OEN (Ontario Education Number) - you can find this on the top of your report card. If you have any problems, email me and I can help out: Wilma.pidhayny@tdsb.on.ca
tenzing namdol
55:12
can you tell us more about POWER ?
Matt Miller
55:26
Our son submitted his selections with his grade 8 class in myblueprint and they were not the correct IB courses. I have rejected his selections and we still need to make the changes. Will you respond to my rejection of the selections?
benjamin
55:29
What is the activation key
Wilma Pidhayny
55:46
activation key should be tdsb
Wilma Pidhayny
56:05
If you go to /tdsb, you can probably skip that step
Vithusha Jeyaseelan
56:29
The math course code is 1W3 right ?
Jade Truong
56:37
yes
Vithusha Jeyaseelan
56:41
kk thx
Tahmid Wares
56:44
Which one do I pick for Physical education again?
Vithusha Jeyaseelan
57:26
Everything else is 1D3 right ?
Yaseen M
57:30
Do you think school will be back to normal by September?
Sarah B
57:59
what kinds of activities are organized to orient the PreBAC kids and build their connections?
Andy
01:00:13
questions to Mr. Bartnik: how many subjects will be offered in Parkdale? are they available every year? do you think that cover ALL the expectation of students?
Liz Forsberg
01:00:28
my daughter jumped the gun and submitted her courses and realized she picked the wrong math course. how does she change after submitting?
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
01:01:24
Ms. Pidhayny will know your daughter is in Pre-Bac and will make this adjustment for you with reference to the math course.
Abdullah
01:01:40
Could you please shed some light on the support you provide for students planning to apply for foreign universities including Ivy and UK-based unis?
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
01:01:53
We are planning for 3 CLASSES of pre-bac, there can be a max of 30 in a class.
Liz Forsberg
01:02:43
Thank you!
Saghi Hssz
01:02:43
I put all the information it asked for but it says something is wrong.
Karina
01:03:16
Why can't we find the list of course names on your website?
Tahmid Wares
01:03:52
Could you go back to the slide that had the courses for grade 9?
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
01:04:15
Course codes are on myBlueprint
Tahmid Wares
01:04:33
ok thank you
julie.ardell@tdsb.on.ca
01:04:58
This presentation with slides will be posted on our website tomorrow,under the IB tab.
Sheldon Bell
01:05:39
FYI - All TDSB schools’ course lists at - https://www.tdsb.on.ca/High-School/Guidance/Course-Search?SearchCourseBy=S
Karina
01:05:50
thank you!
Miriam Kramer
01:07:17
thank you! I have to hop off now for parent-teacher interviews!
benjamin
01:08:01
Which English coarse do we take
Gavin Henderson Wendy Macpherson
01:08:39
Thanks so very much
Andy
01:08:43
thanks!
Abdullah
01:08:46
thanks
Liz Forsberg
01:08:48
Thanks so much!
Wilma Pidhayny
01:08:49
ENG1D3
Dimitry Anastakis
01:08:51
Thank you
Tasha
01:08:52
thank you!
Yaseen M
01:08:53
Thank you-goodbye
Tenzin Woedhen
01:08:54
thank you so much
Vithusha Jeyaseelan
01:08:55
Byeeee thz so much !
Fionna
01:08:55
thank you
Noa Doupe
01:08:56
thank you!
Tahmid Wares
01:08:59
Thank you and good bye!!!!
Mark Hyland
01:08:59
thank you all!
Tenzin Tsering
01:08:59
Bye
Ella Onsen
01:09:01
thank you
Zoom user
01:09:03
thank you!
Steven
01:09:06
thanks
vicky kuang
01:09:06
thank you! goodbye everyone!
Michael
01:09:11
thank you!
admin
01:09:22
thank you