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Lower Merion School District

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Transition Dates

January 8
IB Program Presentation – 2:30 – BCMS
Tom O’Brien (IB Coordinator) visit to BCMS

January 9
IB Program Presentation – 2:30 – WVMS
Tom O’Brien (IB Coordinator) visit to WVMS

January 10
Lower Merion High School – 11:45 AM – Auditorium
Welsh Valley Middle School (choice area students) visit LMHS.

January 10
Harriton High School – 11:45 AM – Auditorium
Bala Cynwyd Middle School students visit HHS.

January 11
Lower Merion High School – 11:45 AM – Auditorium
Bala Cynwyd Middle School students visit LMHS.

January 11
Harriton High School – 11:45 AM – Auditorium
Welsh Valley Middle School students visit HHS.

January 11
Harriton 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 11
Harriton 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 19
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.

January 29
High school mailing to include parent letter, individualized course selection sheet and course offerings as presented in the Program Planning Guide.

January 31
Harriton High School – 7:00 PM – Auditorium
Course selection evening for parents of students attending HHS in grades 9-12 during the 2016-2017 school year. Department chairs, counselors, and administrators from HHS will be present to provide an overview specific to Harriton High School.

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 2016-2017 school year. Department chairs, counselors, and administrators from LMHS will be present to provide an overview specific to Lower Merion High School.

February 7
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 7
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 8
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 8
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 2018-2019 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 20
A list of summer transition opportunities and activities will be published