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For Immediate Release
November 9, 2017

Grade 9 Information Nights begin at Grand Erie District School Board

Brantford Ont. – Parent and student information nights for those entering Grade 9 in the fall of 2018 will begin next week at Grand Erie District School Board.

A total of 17 information nights will be held, beginning with specialized programming such as the Laurier Program at Brantford Collegiate Institute and Vocational School on November 16, and the athletic -focused SOAR Program at Pauline Johnson Collegiate and Vocational Institute on November 21. French Immersion Program information nights will take place at North Park Collegiate Vocational School on December 12 and Branford Collegiate Institute and Vocational School on January 18, 2018.

Secondary schools in Brant and Haldimand will host their Grade 9 information nights in December, while most Brantford and Norfolk secondary schools will host their information nights in January 2018.

“Grand Erie recognizes that the transition from elementary to secondary school is a time of both uncertainty and opportunity,” said Denise Martins, Superintendent of Education. “To ensure success for every student, it’s our goal at Grand Erie to support and prepare students for Grade 9 by providing programs and experiences within a caring and inclusive learning environment.”

For more information, please visit www.granderie.ca


Grade 9 Student and Parent Information Nights


Specialized Programs

Brantford Collegiate Institute and Vocational School

  • Laurier Program
    • November 16, 2017 – 7-8 p.m.
  • French Immersion Program
    • January 18, 2018 – 6-8 p.m.

North Park Collegiate and Vocational School

  • French Immersion Program
    • December 12, 2017–6:30-8 p.m

Pauline Johnson Collegiate and Vocational School

  • SOAR (Strength, Opportunity, Achievement, Results) Program
    • November 21, 2017 – 4-9 p.m.


Brantford and Brant County

Brantford Collegiate and Vocational School

  • January 18, 2018 – 6-8 p.m.

North Park Collegiate and Vocational School

  • December 6, 2017 – 5:30-9 p.m.

Paris District High School

  • December 6, 2017 – 6-8 p.m.

Pauline Johnson Collegiate and Vocational School

  • January 17, 2018 – 6-8 p.m.

Tollgate Technological Skills Centre

  • January 17, 2018 – 6-7:30 p.m.


Haldimand County

Cayuga Secondary School

  • December 6, 2017 – 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Dunnville Secondary School

  • December 6, 2017 – 6-7:30 p.m.

Hagersville Secondary School

  • December 6, 2017 – 6-8 p.m.

McKinnon Park Secondary School

  • December 7, 2017 – 6:30-8:30 p.m.


Norfolk County

Delhi District Secondary School

  • January 17, 2018 – 6:30-8 p.m.

Simcoe Composite School

  • January 16, 2018 – 6-7:30 p.m.

Valley Heights Secondary School

  • January 11, 2018 – 6-7:30 p.m.

Waterford District High School

  • January 18, 2018 – 6-7:30 p.m.

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Contact:

Kimberly Newhouse

Manager of Communications and Community Relations

Grand Erie District School Board

349 Erie Avenue, Brantford, Ontario, N3T 5V3

Office: 519-756-6301 ext. 281147

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