Open House Sessions – Transition 2017

Open House sessions have been scheduled in the majority of schools where re-zoning will affect that school’s student population in September, 2017.  These sessions will provide new students and their parents with an opportunity to tour the school, receive school related information, and pose any questions they might have.  Participation in these open house sessions is not mandatory, but is recommended.   Schools, dates, times, and an overview of each evening’s plans, are outlined below.

School Name
Open House Date and Time
Overview of Plans
Birchwood Intermediate School
Thursday, May 25, 2017 – 5:30-6:30 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.
  • 5:30-6:30 – All parents of students who will be in Grades 8 and 9 in September.
  • 7:00-8:00 – All parents of students who will be in Grade 7 in September.
Birchwood Intermediate School – other events
Friday, May 26, 2017
  • Orientation for all Grade 6 students who will attend Birchwood in September.
Birchwood Intermediate School – other events
Friday, June 16, 2017 – morning
  • Students from Stonepark who will be attending Birchwood in September will travel to Birchwood for a tour.
  • Current Birchwood students who will be attending Stonepark in September will travel to Stonepark for a tour.
Cardigan Consolidated School
Thursday, June 8, 2017 – 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Games in the gym for new students coming into the school in September.
  • Staff will meet with the parents of new students to tell them more about the school.
  • Peer helpers will do a school tour with students.
  • Teachers will greet parents in their classrooms while Administration gives parents a tour.
Donagh Regional School
Thursday, June 15, 2017 – 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Short information session
    Two tours led by Administration
    – Grade K-3 tour
    – Grade 4-6 tour
  •  Home and School table set up
  • There will be refreshments at the end of the tour in the multi-purpose room
  • – There will be time for questions and answers
  • – School supply fee will be collected $40
Glen Stewart Primary School
No open house necessary.
  • Students who are coming into the school will be contacted individually for orientation information.
Parkdale Elementary School Wednesday, May 31, 2017 – 6 p.m.
  • Information session with parents and students.
  • Time for questions and answers.
  • Tour of the school.
  • Snacks will be provided.
Prince Street Elementary School
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 – 6-7 p.m.
  • Tour of the school led by staff and student leaders.
  • A welcome package will be provided.
  • Snacks will be provided as well.
  • Time for questions and answers.
Queen Charlotte Intermediate School
No open house necessary.
Other events:  June 16, 2017
  • Birchwood and Stonepark students to visit Queen Charlotte on Friday, June 16, 2017 – morning.
  • Tours will be given.
  • There will be a slideshow presentation with videos.
  • Time for questions and answers.
Spring Park Elementary School
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 – 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • 6:30 – 6:40 – meet in multi-purpose room
  • 6:40 – 7:00 – school tours
  • 7:00 – 7:30- students play on playground (supervised), question and answer session for parents in multi- purpose room.
Spring Park Elementary School – other events
Friday, June 16, 2017
  • Ice cream social for outgoing parents /students
St. Jean Elementary School
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 – 6-7 p.m.
  • School tour
  • Meet and greet with the staff
  • Time for questions and answers
Stonepark Intermediate School
No open house scheduled.
Other events:  June 16, 2017
  • Students from Stonepark travel to Birchwood and Birchwood students travel to Stonepark for a tour.
Stratford Elementary School
No open house necessary.
West Kent Elementary School
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 – 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Open house.
West Kent Elementary School – other events
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
  • Ice cream social for outgoing parents/students
West Royalty Elementary School
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 – 4-5 p.m.
  • Open House.

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