Grade 9 Information

Grade 9 Information

Grade 9 Information

Coming to MSS for the first time? WELCOME!

Grade 9 is an important and challenging transition from Grade 8. There so many changes to deal with: a new school, all new teachers, new schedule, new friends, new rules, and new activities! We would like to facilitate this experience if we can. 
 
Some of the events and activities we run are:
  • Open House – Grade 8 Information Night, Thursday, February 7, 2018: all grade 8 students and their parents/guardians are invited to the school for evening informational sessions.
  • Course Selection Meetings: (in February) Guidance counselors visit Grade 8 classrooms to present this information and answer questions about the transition to secondary school.
  • Grade 9 Barbecue: Usually the last Wednesday in August – before school starts, with classroom orientation activities
  • Grade 9 Interviews: First semester – guidance counselors will meet with every grade 9 student to discuss how the transition is going and any problems occurring.
Contact the guidance department for more information, or click on the links on the right hand side. You can also download the entire Grade 9 course selection book below.

**New Elective Course

**New Elective Course

Learning Strategies : 

Learning Strategies: Skills for Success in Secondary School, Grade 9,Open (GLS1O)
This course focuses on learning strategies to help students become better, more independent learners. Students will learn how to develop and apply literacy and numeracy skills, personal management skills, and interpersonal and teamwork skills to improve their learning and achievement in school, the workplace, and the community. The course helps students build confidence and motivation to pursue opportunities for success in secondary school and beyond.