Lester B. Pearson/M.M. Robinson Integration
This committee has held two meetings in October and November.
The Agendas and Records of Action for these meetings are located here.
Subcommittees are being formed for Artifacts and Memorabilia, Student Voice and Closing Ceremonies/Activities. If you are interested in being on the subcommittees or participating as a volunteer, please fill out the online
Expression of Interest Form by December 1, 2017. The first subcommittee meetings will take place December 14, 2017.
Lester B. Pearson and M.M. Robinson Students and Staff Working Together
PEP and Link crews from both schools met on November 1 to plan for welcoming Grade 8 students coming to M. M. Robinson in September 2019 and to get to know each other!
Staff and students from both schools have planned many upcoming events including:
Nov. 8-15, 2017: Grade 8 Pep Rally Visits at Feeder Schools
An energized presentation with MMR/LBP Leaders welcoming Grade 8s
Grade 8 Information nights
Nov. 16, 2017: Grade 8 Information Evening at M. M. Robinson
An interactive evening for families and future Grade 9 students to meet the LBP/MMR staff and student leaders
Nov. 30, 2017: Grade 8 French Program Information Evening at M. M. Robinson
An interactive evening for families and future Grade 9 students interested in French (French Immersion or Extended French) connecting with LBP/MMR staff & student leaders
Dec. 6 - 15, 2017: LBP & MMR staff visit to Grade 8 classes
Course selection processes and Q&A
Jan. 11, 2018: Course Selection Information Night at M. M. Robinson
Grade 8s and their families are invited to Course Selection Information Night
Jan. 15 - 26, 2018: Grade 9 Course Selection
LBP/MMR Student Services staff will be visiting feeder elementary schools
Grade 8 Parent Information
Parents/guardians of all Burlington schools with children in Grade 8 received a school specific letter regarding locations for English, French Immersion and Regional Programs for students entering Grade 9 in September 2018.
High School Information Night dates have been communicated to school communities and are also posted here. M.M. Robinson High School will be hosting an additional night for French program (French Immersion and Extended French).
Administrative Review Update
All Burlington High School families received information regarding the announcement of the Administrative Review on October 16, 2017. Additional information regarding the PAR Administrative Review Public Petitioner Meetings was also shared with school communities and posted in the Updates section of the Board’s PAR Implementation webpage on November 8, 2017.
Aldershot Focus Exploration Committee
There were over 200 submissions via the “Suggestion Box”. These were analyzed by the HDSB Research Department and 15 themes were generated. These themes were shared with the public via an Open House, hosted at Aldershot High School on November 13, 2017.