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Grade 8 Parents - Bill Crothers Secondary School Information Night


Information Night

for

Students and Parents



Are you interested in attending Bill Crothers Secondary School for the school year 2019 - 2020?

Bill Crothers Secondary School is a unique, system-wide program that provides an inclusive and engaging learning environment for students who are motivated by healthy active living and sport while achieving academic success. This school operates on a Balanced School Year (early August to mid- June) schedule which supports the diverse needs of student-athletes. Specialized programming is offered to support our students through our diverse and daily Health and Physical Education and High Performance Athlete Program with contextualized learning in a variety of subject courses. During the school day, we offer an Integrated Learning Instructional Period (ILIP) which provides supervised time for students to achieve their academic goals.


Information Night at:  Bill Crothers Secondary School, 44 Main Street, Unionville, Ontario.



Thursday September 27, 2018 and
Tuesday October 2, 2018


Information sessions will be from 7:00 – 8:30 pm in the school cafeteria (3rd floor) and/or Gym A You are welcome to attend either of the evenings.

Admission to Bill Crothers Secondary School is by application and is open to students who reside in York Region entering grades 9, 10, 11, or 12. Students must declare the sport in which they compete at the highest level outside of school and will not be able to compete in this sport for BCSS in the YRAA (York Region Athletic Association) or OFSAA (Ontario Federation of School Athletic Association) league. Alternative competitive options are being explored. Secondly, students who transfer in for grade 10, 11 and 12 are subject to YRAA and OFSAA transfer rules. Please refer to the YRAA website (http://www.yraa.com).

Due to limited space and building capacity regulations, we ask that only families with students interested in attending BCSS for the school year 2019 - 2020 attend one of these evenings. Parking is limited so we ask that you carpool or park at the GO Station.  By-law officers will enforce the parking regulations.

Applications will be available from the website on Wednesday October 3, 2018.

For further information, contact shirley.difebo@yrdsb.ca

To develop the love of sport through learning and the love of learning through sport.

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