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8/9 Transition Dates

Transition dates for the 2020-2021 school year.

Date Event
January 13Lower Merion High School – 11:45 AM – Auditorium
Welsh Valley Middle School (choice area students) visit LMHS.
January 13Harriton High School – 11:45 AM – Auditorium
Bala Cynwyd Middle School students visit HHS.
January 14Lower Merion High School – 11:45 AM – Auditorium
Bala Cynwyd Middle School students visit LMHS.
January 14Harriton High School – 11:45 AM – Auditorium
Welsh Valley Middle School students visit HHS.
January 14Lower 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 14Lower 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 22SCHOOL 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  High school mailing to include parent letter, individualized course selection sheet and course offerings as presented in the Program Planning Guide.
February 2  Lower Merion High School – 6:30 PM – Auditorium
Course selection evening for parents of students attending LMHS in grades 9-12 during the 2021-2022 school year.  Department chairs, counselors, and administrators from LMHS will be present to provide an overview specific to Lower Merion High School.
February 3  Harriton High School – 7:00 PM – Auditorium
Course selection evening for parents of students attending HHS in grades 9-12 during the 2021-2022 school year.  Department chairs, counselors, and administrators from HHS will be present to provide an overview specific to Harriton High School.
February 16Bala 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 16Welsh 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 17Bala 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 17Welsh 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 27 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 2021-2022 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.