Orientation program prepares Grade 9 students for secondary school
The Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board, through its St. Charles Adult and Continuing Education Program, has developed an orientation program to welcome and support students entering Grade 9 in September. The program will be offered on Tuesday, August 29 and Wednesday, August 30, 2023, from 8:30am –1:30pm.
The program is taught by fully qualified teachers and focuses on preparing the students for the major differences between the elementary and the upcoming secondary school journey.
Passport to Grade 9 is a two-day program which includes the following:
• An opportunity to learn about the new learning environment and what it has to offer
• A chance to find your classes, locker and timetable with support from staff
• Time to ask questions about what to expect in grade 9 and learn about how the school day flows
• Fun activities and an opportunity to meet new people from other feeder schools
• Development of learning skills and work habits
• Learn more about educational pathways
• The distinctiveness of Catholic schools and the integration of the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations
• Orientation assembly on Day 2Click here to registerRegistration closes on Friday, June 23, 2023.