December 7th, 2016
Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate Institute is hosting information nights on magnet programs for students who will be attending KCI in Grade 9 in September. Information sessions will be held at KCI, located at 787 King Street West, Kitchener. Parking is for free for the evening and is located behind the school off of Glasgow and Green Streets.
Fast Forward Information Night – December 13, 2016, at 7:00pm
Fast Forward is a unique diploma granting program (OSSD) that focuses on preparing students for the workplace. The program is designed to develop students’ literacy and numeracy skills in addition to their learning skills and employability skills necessary to be successful in a work environment. Students’ preparation for employment includes a variety of opportunities for work-related learning experiences including earning industry-recognized certificates.
Fast Forward provides a variety of programs, each one connecting the secondary school experience to a specific industry or sector. Applications to the program are made through elementary schools. Talk to your elementary teacher to determine if this is the program for your son/daughter.
More information on this program can be found online
French Immersion/Extended French Information Night – December 13, 2016, at 7:00pm
In addition to a certificate attesting to their level of proficiency in the French language, students in the French Immersion program develop the knowledge and skills needed to become active citizens of our world. Learning in both English and French in high school offers students academic challenge as well as heightened cultural awareness and understanding. The French Immersion program is designed so that students will be able to accept employment in which French is the working language. Immersion certification can give students advanced standing in accessing the post-secondary programs of choice – including courses in French and francophone programs. It also expands a student’s employment opportunities in Canada and abroad.