Freshman Transition


(From Gr. 8 Orientation on Feb 1, 2018)

SAU 16 Grade 8 to Grade 9 Transition Procedures

Sample from 2017. See presentation for more information.

Mid January of 8th grade:

Presentation to 8th graders in CMS auditorium by EHS administrators, School Counseling Dept., and Seacoast School of Technology (SST).

Late January of 8th grade:

EHS Learning Area Leaders (LAL's) and faculty review recommendation process with CMS 8th grade teachers and counselors.

Late January of 8th grade:

CMS 8th grade faculty complete course recommendations online.

Early February of 8th grade:

"Blue Hawk 101" @ EHS in the evening. Presentation to 8th grade parents and students by EHS administrators, counselors, and faculty.

Early February of 8th grade:

EHS Freshman Counselor meets with the 8th graders in small groups in the team area to review transition and registration process and answer questions.

Early February to mid February of 8th grade:

8th grade students complete online registration.

Late February:

CMS counselors meet with all 8th graders to review course selections.

Early March of 8th grade:

CMS counselors finalize student course registrations.

March to June of 8th grade:

EHS administration completes student schedules for the following year.

Early June of 8th grade:

Grade 8 "Move-Up Day" at EHS.

June through summer:

Schedules are given to the incoming 9th graders.

August 21, 2018:

Freshman Parent Night, at EHS prior to Freshman Orientation.

August 22, 2018:

EHS Hawk Crew Freshman Orientation program at EHS prior to opening of school. Transportation provided.