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Student success

Transition from grade 8 to 9

In order to facilitate the transition and thus increase the level of success of its students, the CSCDGR has implemented a transition plan from 8th to 9th grade. The guidance counselors at the intermediate and secondary levels work closely together to facilitate the integration of each student at the secondary level.

  • In many of our schools, grade 8 students are paired with a grade 9 student to give them the experience of a day at the high school level. As part of this day, students also have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the various services, programs and activities offered at the high school.
  • Through various presentations, grade 8 students have the chance to familiarize themselves with the high school course prospectus, and learn more about the different study routes for grade 9, as well as the options available to them. are available to them for a career in the world of work.
  • Each student, accompanied by his or her parents, is invited to take part in an individualized meeting with the guidance counselor, in order to develop an individualized study itinerary that responds to the strengths, interests and future plans of the student. the pupil.
  • Finally, in order to ensure a follow-up and support mechanism for grade 8 students and more particularly for students at risk of experiencing adjustment difficulties in grade 9, a screening and follow-up process is underway. set up to support at-risk students and direct them, if necessary, to the appropriate programs and services and thus increase their chances of success.