Signature Programs

Transition Week for 8th Graders

Tuesday, November 15 - Friday, November 18

8th Grade Students, Parents and Guardians Are Invited


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

SHADOW DAYS:
Shadow Days provide an opportunity for rising 9th grade students to be paired with an Upper School 'buddy' and experience an Upper School morning schedule with a bird's-eye view of Upper School Student Life, both in and out of the classroom.

** We will schedule 8th grade students for a Shadow Day during this week.
You will be notified shortly of your student's scheduled Shadow Day **

▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15|
8:00 - 10:00 a.m.Upper School Preview for 8th Grade
Students, Parents and Guardians

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 16
Table Talk - Upper School Student Life
STUDENTS ONLY

A lunch and "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/
Student Council/Upper School Trips/Extracurricular Involvement

▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17
X-Period for Rising 9th graders

9th graders will take part in Upper School X-Period. X-Periods are student-led and interest-based electives.
Each semester, Upper School students work with Upper School faculty to create and develop weekly elective programs
based on collective interests and expertise.

▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪▪

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18
Transition Week Wrapup

8th Grade Student Debrief and Q&A

Powered by Finalsite