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Leadership

LEADERSHIP 

Leadership 15, 25, 35 

Leadership is a full-year course available to students who are interested in learning about and developing leadership skills. 

No Prerequisite 

Leadership is available in two options:

Traditional Course (in the timetable)

3 or 6 credits

Students will attend class every second day for one semester or the full year, complete two projects and complete 15 hours of volunteering. Practical experience, in school leadership activities (Awards Board, clubs, tournaments, Student Council, Grad Council, etc.) or in community leadership activities (coaching, volunteering, etc.) through their projects and volunteering, offer students realistic opportunities to practice and develop the leadership skills they are learning in class.

Seminar Course (outside the timetable)

5 credits

Students will attend seven seminars over the course of the year (two full-day field trips, two Saturdays and three after-school), attend a monthly meeting with their teacher-coordinator, complete two projects and complete 25 hours of volunteering. Practical experience, in school leadership activities (Awards Board, clubs, tournaments, Student Council, Grad Council, etc.) or in community leadership activities (coaching, volunteering, etc.) through their projects and volunteering, offer students realistic opportunities to practice and develop the leadership skills they are learning in the seminars.

The following skills provide the basic framework for this course: 

 Servant Leadership Skills 

 Communication Skills 

 Effective Leadership 

 Intrapersonal/Interpersonal Management 

 Analyze and Resolve Practical Problems 


NOTE: Since no prerequisite is required, a student may take leadership all three years. 

Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for these courses: 

 have a minimum 65% average and no mark below 50% 

 have an exemplary attendance record 

 complete forms which include a field trip permission form and an application form.