School Program

Mathematics

The Math department’s mission is to help students to develop their number sense and logical reasoning to promote a deeper understanding and appreciation of mathematics. Every student has the full support of our department; we are here to help.

Math Options

Secondary 3

Pre-AP Science (SN) Math: 565-426

The Science Option is intended for students who seek to understand the origin of different phenomena and how they work, as well as to explain them and make decisions that pertain to them. Students who choose this option develop strategies and acquire an academic background that specially enables them to pursue their studies in Sciences or perhaps eventually specialize in research.  Note this is a credited course which will appear on the student’s transcript. Prerequisites: 75% or better in Math 306 regular or equivalent.

Secondary 4

 

Cultural-Scientific-Technical (CST) Math:  563-414

Science (SN) Math:
565-426

Pre-AP Science (SN) Math:
565-506

 

 

The Cultural, Social and Technical option is intended for students who like to design objects and activities, develop projects or participate in making them or carrying them out. It involves a greater use of statics and discrete mathematics. This program is ideal for students pursing careers in the Arts, Communications, Business Marketing and the Social Sciences.

The Science Option is intended for students who seek to understand the origin of different phenomena and how they work, as well as to explain them and make decisions that pertain to them. Students who choose this option develop strategies and acquire an academic background that specially enables them to pursue their studies in Sciences or perhaps eventually specialize in research.

This Math option builds on the knowledge gained in the Secondary 4 Science math curriculum and is intended for students who have followed the accelerated math program and who have successfully completed the Science Math 565-426 course and who are wishing to pursue Calculus in Secondary 5.

 

 

 

Prerequisites: 75% or better in Math 306 (regular) and final approval by administration.

Prerequisites: successful completion of the 565-426 course with a final grade of 75% or better.

 

Secondary 5

Cultural-Scientific-Technical (CST) Math: 563-504

The Cultural, Social and Technical option is intended for students who like to design objects and activities, develop projects or participate in making them or carrying them out. It involves a greater use of statics and discrete mathematics. This program is ideal for students pursing careers in the Arts, Communications, Business Marketing and the Social Sciences.

Science (SN) Math: 565-506

The Science Option is intended for students who seek to understand the origin of different phenomena and how they work, as well as to explain them and make decisions that pertain to them. Students who choose this option develop strategies and acquire an academic background that specially enables them to pursue their studies in Sciences or perhaps eventually specialize in research. Prerequisites: 75% or better in Science Math 426 and final approval by administration.

AP Calculus AB: 564-554

“The Calculus AB course emphasizes a multi-representational approach to calculus, with concepts, results, and problems being expressed graphically, numerically, analytically, and verbally. The connections among these representations also are important. Through the use of the unifying themes of derivatives, integrals, limits, approximation, and applications and modeling, the course becomes a cohesive whole rather than a collection of unrelated topics.” [AP Calculus AB description, College Board] Students in this course are expected to prepare for and complete the AP Calculus AB exam in May. Successful candidates will earn college or university credit while still in high school.
Prerequisites: successful completion of the 565-506 course prior to Secondary 5 or equivalent.