CHOICES

CHOICES is a Distributed Learning school located in the Eighth Avenue Learning Centre that provides self-paced, individualized instruction for students of all ages anywhere in the province. Blended learning opportunities are also available onsite, offering students the opportunity to work with your teacher one-on-one or in small groups. All courses provided by CHOICES follow BC Ministry of Education Learning Standards.
 
Kindergarten to Grade 9: We provide full programs of study for students at these grade levels. When families meet with their teacher for the first time, a personalized, student learning plan is developed. The goal is to create a plan of action for the year that will meet the needs of the student.
 
Grades 10-12: Students at the secondary level select specific courses from an extensive list of course options. ADSS and USS students may also take an additional course while maintaining a full course load at either school.
 
Grade 10-12 Courses Available: Career Life Education, Career Life Connections, Visual Arts 10-12, English 10: (Composition, New Media, or Spoken Language, Literary Study or Creative Writing), English 11 (Composition), English Studies 12, Math 10-12 (Workplace, Foundations and Pre-Calculus, Pre-Calculus), Physical and Health Education 10, Active Living 11 and 12, Science 10, Physics 11, Life Sciences 11, Science for Citizens 11, Chemistry 11-12, Anatomy and Physiology 12, Social Studies 10, Social Studies 11 (Explorations), Social Studies 12 (World History), BC First Peoples 12, Social Justice 12, Philosophy 12, Psychology 11,  Physical Geography 12 and Food Studies 11-12.  
 
For ADSS and USS students, please see your school counsellor. For all other inquiries please call 250-723-3744 or dmaher@sd70.bc.ca.