Secondary Orientation

Secondary Academic Student Welcome and Orientation

Friday, September 1, 2017

 8:30 am                       Students Arrive at Riverside Centre

                                    20575 Thorne Avenue

                                    Maple Ridge, B.C., Phone:  604-466-6555

 8:45 am                       Welcome

                                    Introduction of International Education Staff


 9:30 am                       Orientation with Translator (writing sample)

11:30 am                      Refreshment Break (provided)

12:00 pm                      Students Depart for Alouette Lake (canoeing/swimming – Bbq lunch)

5:00 pm                        Students Picked up at Riverside Centre by Host Families

Students should bring passports and study permits to Riverside Centre, as these documents must be copied by our office. 

Please dress appropriately for the weather.  We will be canoeing and swimming (weather permitting) at Alouette Lake.  Weather in September is typically warm, but be prepared for clouds or rain.  Pack sunscreen, a bathing suit, a beach towel, water and a light jacket. 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Students attend their assigned schools and follow the agenda provided in their orientation folders.  School Liaisons will welcome them and ensure they are provided with timetables, lockers and a school orientation. 

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Students attend their first full day of classes, as per the schedule at their assigned schools. 

Special Field Trip Date – Monday, September 25, 2017 (Non-Instructional Day)

6:30 am            Drop students off at Riverside Centre

6:45 am            Charter bus will depart for trip to Victoria

8:00 pm            Pick students up at Riverside Centre

*Please note:  This trip is for new September 2017 secondary school students


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