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Grade 8 Transitions


Grade 8 Transition Programming & Activities 2018/19

  1. December 13, 2018 (pm):  FOS Transition/Cross Panel visit- room 101
  2. December 3-12, 2018:  Guidance counsellors visit Feeder Schools.
  3. January 2019:  Grade 8 Reviews for mainstream Special Education students.
  4. January 8, 2019: Grade 8 student tours and option selection information at Eastdale-AM or PM
  5. January 9, 2019- Grade 8 Student and Parent/Guardian Transition Information Night at DDSB.   
  6. January 10th, 2019:  Grade 8 Parent/Guardian Night at Eastdale CVI at 6:30-8p.m.
  7. January, 2019- Course planner is open to students for planning only.
  8. January 24th-28th, 2019:  Counsellors could be available to visit feeder schools to assist with course planner and IPP (by appointment).
  9. February 15th, 2019:  Course Planner is available to SUBMIT for Grade 8 students
  10. February 22th, 2019:  Lock out date for Career Cruising course selections. Course Planner is closed for Grade 8 students- you can unlock and make changes in Career Cruising until Thursday Feb 28th.
  11. February 2019- Grade 8 teachers and administrators determine in school due dates for 'Course Sign Off' sheets and NEW 'Planning Tool'. Deadline to submit to Eastdale is March Break.
  12. May 2019 – Grade 8 Orientation Day TBD at Eastdale CVI- Leadership students.
  13. Late June:  Option Verification Sheets sent to elementary schools listing course selection.  A parent/guardian must approve any changes and should contact Eastdale CVI.
  14. Getting Ready for High School- Late August 2019- students may sign up for this program at this program provides addition support on numeracy and literacy along with a general introduction to Eastdale.
  15. September 3rd, 2019:  Tentative Grade 9 Day at Eastdale CVI. Students will receive timetables, get lockers and have school pictures taken.