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:  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 2020/21 school year:


 Jan. 23-24

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

 Jan. 30 (7:00)

 Course Planning Information Session for parents of students in grades 7 to 11.  

 Feb. 7

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

 TBD in Mar or April (Drop-in 3:15-4pm)

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

 Apr.7 or 8

 Math 8/9 Placement Test for incoming grade 8's at McMath in room B204/B205 at 3:30, (please choose one day to attend).

 Late April

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

 May 20

 Grade 7 Orientation at McMath (approx. 9-11) 

 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 posted on the district website here:

Successful applicants will be called by a McMath counsellor to complete program planning documents and discuss other transition details.