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Lower Merion School District

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8/9 Transition Dates

Transition dates for the 2020-2021 school year.

Date Event
January 13  Virtual tours and presentations of Harriton and Lower Merion High Schools shared with middle schools.
January 14

Virtual Presentation- 7:00 PM
Meeting for all parents and guardians of current 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 22 SCHOOL CHOICE DEADLINE
Students who reside in the choice area and BCMS students should complete the on line choice form
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 - Program will be virtual
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 available to provide an overview specific to Lower Merion High School.
February 3 Harriton High School - 7:00 PM - Program will be virtual
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 available to provide an overview specific to Harriton High School.
February 16 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. Counselors will meet with students in the Maroon cohort
February 16 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. Counselors will meet with students in the Gray cohort
February 17 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. Counselors will meet with students in the Grey cohort
February 17 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. Counselors will meet with students in the Green cohort
Counselors will use the afternoons of February 16, 17, and 18 to meet with the students enrolled in LMSD@home and LMVA
February 18 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. Counselors will meet with students in the Maroon cohort
February 18 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. Counselors will meet with students in the Gray cohort
February 19 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. Counselors will meet with students in the Grey cohort
February 19 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. Counselors will meet with students in the Green cohort
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.