New Grade 8's

As parents and students are beginning to prepare for the transition into grade 8, we welcome you to our school website.  You will find all the information about McMath that you need.  You will find more detailed information on life at McMath here: http://mcmath.sd38.bc.ca/students/program-planning-book-pdf/general-info....  Please contact us via phone or e-mail if you have any questions.  Follows are some dates important for incoming Grade 8's for the 2018/19 school year:

 

 Jan. 22-31

 Counsellors make initial visits to Grade 7 schools in catchment (English & French Immersion).

 Feb. 1 (6:30 pm)

 Course Planning Information Session for parents of students in grades 7 to 11 presented during Open House/Fine Arts Night.

 Feb. 8

 Grade 8 “Program Planning” sheets due (to gr.7 teacher for catchment schools).

 Feb. 28 (Drop-in 3:15-4pm)

 Gr.Non-Catchment (transfer approved) Program Planning in office confernence room.  If unable to attend please contact counsellor.

 Mar. 7 or 8

 Math 8/9 Placement Test for incoming grade 8's at McMath in room B204/B205 (3:30)

 Late April

 McMath School Based Team visits elementary schools to recieve student support/transition information. 

 May 23

 Grade 7 Orientation

 Late August

 School information packages mailed home.

 

If you live outside the McMath catchment, you are still welcome to apply to our school as a "Transfer Student".   Please do so using the appropriate forms available from all schools.  The application deadline is February 2, 2018.  Decisions (“Yes” or “No”) will be made by February 9, 2018.  Successful applicants will be called by a McMath counsellor to complete program planning documents and discuss other transition details.  Deadline to accept will be Feb. 23, 2018.