Guidance

Guidance

 

Grade 8: Beyond 8 Information

Elementary Schools do not have a Guidance Teacher this year. Please connect with your grade 8 homeroom teacher for assistance. 

 

Grade 8 - Transition to Secondary Schools

All Grade 8 families received a School Messenger email on Wednesday, November 4 with a comprehensive overview of the process for the transition to high school. An additional system communication will ensure that all staff, students (virtual and bricks and mortar) and their families will receive this consistent and timely information about our TDSB process. Secondary schools have been preparing for virtual Open Houses with pre-recorded and live sessions. Elementary and secondary schools are being supported to ready their schools for the variety of questions that are raised at such a pivotal time in a student’s educational pathway. 

 

Please see link below for each school's information night:

•    Beyond 8: Grade 8 to 9 Transition Website

•    Virtual Open Houses and Information Sessions

•    Optional Attendance

•    TDSB Grade 8 Course Selection with myBlueprint site


Please find some useful information below:

Free Tutoring resources:

https://tvo.org/education

https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/teens/learning.jsp

Grade 8 families:  Please note that the updated information nights for all high schools is on the TDSB website, but is “still under construction” so some changes may be made. 

http://www.tdsb.on.ca/High-School/Going-to-High-School/Open-Houses-and-Information-Nights

As well the TDSB offers an updated Parent site with some good resources around schools and mental health:

http://www.tdsb.on.ca/About-Us/Innovation/ForParents

Mental Health: http://kidshealth.org/en/teens/anxiety-tips.html

Homework Help and Online Tutoring: https://tvo.org/mathify-reg

 

Applications

Students moving to grade 9 need to set up their courses in MyBlueprint (MBP):

Students can activate their MBP accounts by going to: www.myblueprint.ca/tdsb

JANUARY – Grade 8 Course Selection Opens students can submit course selections, including schools applied for through Optional Attendance (see due dates of each school)

FEBRUARY – Deadline to complete all course selections in myBlueprint (see due date of school)

 

 

Applying to Queen Alexandra Middles School 2021 -  2022

See Registration Tab.