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


SAU 16 Grade 8 to Grade 9 Transition Procedures

Important Dates & Course Registration Information

  • Mid January of 8th grade:  Presentation to 8th graders in CMS auditorium by EHS administrators, Guidance 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:  EHS counselors meet with their 8th graders in small groups in the team-area classrooms to review transition and registrations process.
  • 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 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, 2017:  Freshman Parent Night, at EHS prior to Freshman Orientation.
  • August 23, 2017:  EHS Hawk Crew Freshman Orientation program at EHS prior to opening of school.  Transportation provided.