Course Planning

Course planning for the 2020/2021 school year begins in January. Counsellors will be meeting with students and parents to discuss course selection along with graduation and post-secondary entrance requirements. Students and parents are encouraged to attend these meetings and to then carefully review their choices together in order to make wise decisions. Planning carefully for a successful graduation and to maximize post-secondary opportunities is critical.

January 16            French Immersion Information Night in the Library at 7:00 pm for parents of Grade 7 Immersion students (students are welcome to attend). This evening will provide information specific to the Immersion program at Burnsview including testimonials from students, descriptions of Immersion courses and activities, and a question and answer period.

January 22            Course Information Night in the Library at 7:00 pm for parents of current Grade 7 students (students are welcome to attend). This session will include an overview of the Grade 8 program including a description of courses, the course selection procedure and extra-curricular opportunities offered at Burnsview.  Parents attending the French Immersion information evening on January 16th will also benefit from attending this evening as other material will be covered.

January 29            Course Information Night in the Library from 6:00 to 8:00 pm for parents of current Grade 8 to 11 students (students are welcome to attend). The session for Grade 10 and 11 parents will be held from 6:00 to 6:45 pm and the session for Grade 8 and 9 parents will be held from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. This presentation will include a description of courses offered at Burnsview, the course selection procedure, and graduation and post-secondary entrance requirements.

February 3            Grade 7 students from feeder schools to visit Burnsview (am).

February 18          Course planning for Grade 8 -11 students. Course Selection Presentation

February 18          Online course selection opens.

March 2                 Current Grade 7 to 11 Course selections due.