Making the Transition from Grade 8 to Grade 9

Your Future Begins Here!

Welcome to secondary school, a new and  exciting time in your life where endless opportunities and pathways are yours to  discover.

Throughout this journey, caring teachers and supportive school administrators will work with you to help you maximize your potential and fulfill your aspirations.

As a secondary school student, you will have important choices to make that will open doors for your future. You will also be given opportunities to gain hands-on experience and explore careers of interest.

In Rainbow Schools, we are committed to giving students every opportunity to achieve success in learning and life.

Eastlink Community TV Channel 10

Parents/guardians and students in Grades 7 and 8 are invited to tune in to a special presentation of “Making the Transition – Finding your way from Grade 8 to Grade 9” on Monday, November 15, 2021 at 8 pm on Eastlink Community TV Channel 10.

The presentation, which will explore the changes, choices and challenges students face as they enter high school, will also air on Monday, November 22, 2021 and Monday, November 29, 2021 at 8 pm.

Enjoy the journey!

Making the Transition Guide

This Guide contains information about course codes, levels of study, timetables and tips to help you along the way.

This Guide can also be of benefit to parents/guardians, our partners in the learning process.

Parental involvement improves student achievement and we thank parents/guardians for supporting their children as they make the transition into secondary school.

This information was produced by the Rainbow District School Board Parent Involvement Committee with funding from the Ministry of Education Parent Engagement Office.

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