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Mount Boucherie Secondary
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Student Support

​Mt. Boucherie Secondary offers a variety of support for students of all needs.

Learning Centre - Mr. Sean Davis (sean.davis@sd23.bc.ca)    Ms. Jessica Briker (jessica.briker@sd23.bc.ca)

There are a number of components to the Learning Centre:

  • assessment of students' strengths and weaknesses
  • consultation with students, parents, teachers, administration and Student Succcess Team
  • referral, where appropriate, to District Special Education personnel
  • direct instruction both in and out of the classroom
  • coordination of Individualized Education Plans
  • study skills - "learning how to learn"
  • upgrading previously failed academic courses
  • academic support for identified students having difficulty in one or more subjects
  • behavioral/attendance support
  • liaison with subject teachers and parents/guardians
  • Learning Strategies classes to support Science 10, Socials 10, Math 10 and English 10

Students who feel they may need Learning Centre assistance need to direct their questions to their school counsellor.

Adjudication

There are students at Mt. Boucherie who have physical handicaps, health issues or who have been diagnosed with a learning disability.  In order for these students to complete their secondary education successfully, some adaptations may have to be made in their program (e.g. use of a scribe and/or reader.)  Students who continue in a regular program and qualify for such adaptations may apply to have their Provincial exams similarly adapted.  An official adjudication application, accompanied by appropriate documentation, must be made by the school on behalf of the student.  Contact your counsellor or Learning Assistance teacher.

Aboriginal Education Program

The Aboriginal Education Program has Student Advocates in our school to provide emotional, social, academic and/or behaviour support.  They are there to help you with outside agencies such as public health, native housing, First Nations Bands, Metis Services and scholarship information.  The Student Advocates also provide a liaison between students, teachers and parents regarding homework, attendance, tardiness, course changes, health and any other concerns.  The Aboriginal Education Program provides cultural experiences and throughout the year program participants are invited to attend different events, career spotlight sessions, field trips, theatrical performances and career prep conferences.  These events are beneficial for gaining knowledge of aboriginal culture and heritage.