Preparing for High School Information Sessions for Grade 8 Families
To support our Grade 8 students and families, the TDSB will be hosting a series of Preparing for High School Information Sessions. The series includes:
Taking place on November 1, 2023, this session will focus on the Top 10 Tips and Considerations in the Transition to High School. This presentation is designed to augment the work already taking place through secondary open houses and at the Grade 8 schools. For more information, visit the TDSB Beyond 8 website.
The TDSB offers over 50 programs with a particular focus. These programs are for anyone who demonstrates an interest and passion in the particular program area. On November 2, 2023, the Student Interest Program Webinar will provide more information about local programs, out-of-area admissions and applying to central student interest programs, including:
- Arts Focus Programs/Schools
- Exceptional Athlete Program
- Integrated Technology School
- International Baccalaureate Programs
- Leadership Pathway Program
- Math, Science & Technology Programs
- Other programs such as High Performing Athlete Programs
Application for these programs opens on November 6, 2023 and closes on November 24 at 4 p.m.
To further support students and families with the application process, TDSB staff will be hosting two (2) Central Student Interest Program Application Support Sessions to answer questions that students or families may have about the application. Live, online support will be available on the following dates:·
Staff will not be able to answer specific program and/or school-based questions.
For more information about the programs available at schools across the TDSB, attend the schools’ Open Houses and Information Sessions. To learn more about the central student interest programs, visit the Central Student Interest Programs website.