Signature Programs

8th Grade Transition Week

8th Grade Transition Week

8th Grade Transition Week

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1

Learn About Westmark's Vibrant Upper School Programs During Both Parent and Student-Oriented Events

Shadow Days

Shadow Days

Shadow Days provide an opportunity for all current 8th graders to be paired with an Upper School 'buddy' and experience an Upper School morning schedule as a rising 9th grader with a bird's-eye view of Upper School Student Life, both in and out of the classroom.

Schedule

Tuesday, November 28

Tuesday, November 28

Upper School Preview for 8th Grade Students, Parents and Guardians
(8:00 - 10:00 a.m.)

Learn about our Upper School Curriculum, Programs, Student Life and College Counseling.

*a light breakfast will be served*

RSVP FOR UPPER SCHOOL PREVIEW

Wednesday, November 29

Wednesday, November 29

Table Talk - Upper School Student Life for 8th Grade Students

A "talking tables" session designed for rising 9th graders to learn directly from current Upper School students about the signature programs and unique experiences at Westmark Upper School.

Includes:
  • Eye-to-Eye/WestLAB/Performing Arts/
  • Civic Service/Athletics/Internships/Navigating Social Life/
  • Diversity & Affinity Groups/
  • Middle School vs. Upper School Experience/
  • Student Council/Upper School Trips/Extracurricular Involvement

Thursday, November 30

Thursday, November 30X-Period for 8th Grade Students

8th graders will take part in Upper School X-Period.

X-Periods are interest-based electives. Each semester, Upper School students work with Upper School faculty to explore their affinities and interests through weekly elective programs.

Friday, December 1

Friday, December 1

Transition Week Wrapup for 8th Grade Students

8th Grade Student Debrief and Q&A during 7th period.

Gayle Cole
Director of Lower and
Middle School

818-986-5045
gcole@westmarkschool.org

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