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Computer Science Department 406
Computer Science Department

 "I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer ​because it teaches you how to think.” , Steve Jobs, the Lost Interview

 "Our policy at Facebook is literally to hire as many talented engineers as we can find. There just aren't enough people who are trained and have these skills today", Mark Zuckerberg, Founder, Facebook

 Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the universe, or you just want to pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer programming is an essential skill to learn.“, Stephen Hawking, Theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author

 
 
   Source: http://www.code.org/

 


Our School CCC Number is :  058102722

If you have never registered for an Online Grader Account,
you must register with UWaterloo/CCC Online Grader

To participant as a Milliken Mills High School student, you must also make your payment through our School's SchoolCashOnline  by February 9, 2022 (firm deadline).  
This SchoolCashOnline 'Item' will be 'live' and available through January 2022.

You may freely access the CCC Online Grader and Practice Exercises and Past Contests.
More information can also be found on UWaterloo's Contest Page
 

February 16, 2022 - North American Competition Date 
We anticipate an $8.25 Registration Fee. 
Contact Mr. Smith (don.smith@yrdsb.ca), for further assistance.​


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It is the aim of the Computer Studies Department at Milliken Mills High School to provide an opportunity for each student to use computers in a creative way.

 
We feel that it is important for all students to be exposed to a broad range of computer applications and techniques as well experience and learn about the many new developments occurring in computing every day.  
 
 
We believe that people learn by "doing". We offer our students the opportunity to grow with the technology available at Milliken Mills High School. From a variety services, our students will gain the experience which is going to best prepare them for post secondary and work placements. 

At Milliken, our Computer Science Lab (Rm306) is open before school each morning, at lunch, and frequently after school, to allow any Milliken student a quiet place in the school to complete work, collaborate with a fellow student, or meet with their Computer Science teacher for additional support.
 
Milliken has earned a solid reputation for preparing students for studying Computer Science at our most popular Colleges and Universities. Based  on our Provincial Curriculum, our department is able to offer ICS2O1, ISC3U1, ICS3C1 and ISC4U1 courses that will provide our students with an excellent foundation in problem solving and computer programming that will provide for a solid understanding and preparation for College and University programs.

ICS2O1 is open to any student, Grades 9 through 12, with no pre-requisite.
ICS3U1 or ICS3C1 are open to any student, Grades 9 through 12, with no pre-requisite.
ICS4U1 requires that the student have been previously successful with ICS3U1; a pre-requisite, and immediately starts to build from what was learned in ICS3U.

IB Candidate Students (Grades 9 and 10) may wish to consider ICS2O1 in their Grade 9 year and ICS3U1 in their Grade 10 year.  

In expectional circumstances, IB Candidate Students with a passionate interest in Computer Studies may consider taking ICS2O1 in Grade 9 (first semester) along with ICS3U1 (2nd Semester of Grade 9 or 1st semester of Grade 10; the later assuming ICS4U is being offered in the 2nd semester) and taking ICS4U1 in Grade 10. Alternatively, some students may bypass ICS2O1 altogether (not recommended) and choose to take ICS3U1 directly (as there is no prerequisite for this course, just a suggested prerequisite of ICS2O1and ICS4U1 in their Grade 10 year.  In order to 'free up' a Grade 10 elective day-school credit in their schedule, some students may choose to take their Careers/Civics Credit in summer school between Grades 9 and 10 as ICS Computer Studies courses are usually NOT offered during summer school in YRDSB.

Teachers   

  • Mr. D. Smith
  • Ms. M. Zereen

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