Thursday, 24 October 2019

Transition Activities with GBDSS

There are some exciting activities coming up, for our Grade 8s to learn about life at high school.

Week of October 28th
Day in the Life at GBDSS (school visits)
Guidance and Student Success will visit with Gr.9 students back at home school to describe the day in the life of a Gr 9 student.
 November 6
Picture Yourself a “BEAR”

Grade 8 students visit GBDSS for a full day of fun and activities.
Multiple Dates TBD by Classroom Teacher Invitation
Science Club
Science programming from JK-8 curriculum to arrange a workshop.
Week of January 13th

January 13- Feb.14th
Elementary School Visits

Elementary Special Education Visits
SST/Guidance/ESST/Student Leaders will visit family of schools to discuss Course Selection.

Special Education SERTS to visit with Elementary schools about transition for IEP students.
January 30
Gr 8 “Bear Day”
Gr 8 visit for fun filled half  day .Transportation and Lunch provided.
February 19th
(Snow date Feb. 20)
Grade 8 Parent Night
5:30-7pm Parents and students are invited to attend this information night, to learn all about Secondary School.
March 26
Elementary Hockey Tournament
SHSM Sports and Link Crew students will organize a tournament at North Simcoe Recreation Centre.
April 1-4th
The Jazz Age: A Cabaret Experience
Dramatic Arts SHSM to host workshops. Contact Betony Main
May (TBD)
Sports Day Invitational
Athletic Department to invite schools. Contact Aaron Coutts
September 2
Grade 9 Orientation Day
Welcome to Secondary School for all Grade 9 students.
Transportation and Lunch provided.

Want to see all the great things happening at GBDSS? Follow our social media accounts using the hashtag #GBDbears
Guidance Department Chair: Andy St. Amant
Student Success Teacher: Dylan Seca
Special Education Chair: Amy Kent
Principal: John Playford

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