Course planning for the 2019/2020 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 17 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 23 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 17th will also benefit from attending this evening as other material will be covered.
January 30 Course Information Night at 7:00 pm for parents of current Grade 8 to 11 students (students are welcome to attend). The session for Grade 8-9 students will be held in the Cafeteria and the session for Grade 10-11 will be held in the Library.This presentation will include a description of courses offered at Burnsview, the course selection procedure, and graduation and post-secondary entrance requirements.
February 4 Grade 7 students from feeder schools to visit Burnsview (am)
February 14 Course planning for Grade 8 -11 students
February 19 Online course selection opens
March 1 Current Grade 7 to 11 Course selections due