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5th/6th Transition

8th/9th Transition

2017-18 Dates

Date Event
January 11 Lower Merion High School - 11:45 AM - Auditorium
Welsh Valley Middle School (choice area students) visit LMHS.
January 11 Harriton High School - 11:45 AM - Auditorium
Bala Cynwyd Middle School students visit HHS.
January 12 Lower Merion High School - 11:45 AM - Auditorium
Bala Cynwyd Middle School students visit LMHS.
January 12 Harriton High School - 11:45 AM - Auditorium
Welsh Valley Middle School students visit HHS.
January 12 Lower Merion High School - 6:15 PM
District transition meeting for parents of students receiving special education services. Parents of students planning to attend either Harriton or Lower Merion are invited to attend.
January 12 Lower Merion High School - 7:00 PM - Auditorium
Meeting for all parents and guardians of eighth grade students, regardless of current middle school or next year’s high school. Topics will be geared toward the specific 9th grade program and course options.
January 20 SCHOOL CHOICE DEADLINE
Students who reside in the choice area and BCMS students should submit their high school choice forms to the middle school office.
February 1 Lower Merion High School - 7:00 PM - Auditorium
Course selection evening for parents of students attending LMHS in grades 9-12 during the 2017-2018 school year. Department chairs, counselors, and administrators from LMHS will be present to provide an overview specific to Lower Merion High School.
February 2 Harriton High School - 7:00 PM - Auditorium
Course selection evening for parents of students attending HHS in grades 9-12 during the 2017-2018 school year. Department chairs, counselors, and administrators from HHS will be present to provide an overview specific to Harriton High School.
February 8 Bala Cynwyd Middle School - 8:20 AM
LMHS counselors will meet with each 8th grade student to discuss course selection and to register the students for classes.
February 8 Welsh Valley Middle School - 8:20 AM
HHS counselors will meet with each 8th grade student to discuss course selection and to register the students for classes.
February 9 Bala Cynwyd Middle School - 8:20 AM
HHS counselors will meet with each 8th grade student to discuss course selection and to register the students for classes.
February 9 Welsh Valley Middle School - 8:20 AM
LMHS counselors will meet with each 8th grade student to discuss course selection and to register the students for classes.
May 31 Harriton and Lower Merion High Schools - 11:45 AM
"Move Up Day"
8th graders visit the high school that they will be attending as 9th grade students during the 2017-2018 school year. Students will get an opportunity to meet with athletic and activities sponsors, tour the school, and discuss high school with upperclassmen mentors. Transportation between the middle and high schools will be provided by school bus.
June 15 A list of summer transition opportunities and activities will be published.