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Provincial Assessments & Flexible Learning Week: Jan. 23-27, 2023

Next week, January 23-27, 2023, is a Flexible Learning Week for all students. This week marks the end of Semester 1 and the transition to Semester 2. During this week we have important educational opportunities happening, including Provincial Assessments for all grade 10 students & a full day of learning for all Grade 8 students on Tuesday January 24. Please see below for more details and information.

Provincial Assessments for ALL Grade 10 Students

This week we will be running two mandatory Provincial Assessments for all grade 10 students: Numeracy 10 & Literacy 10. These assessments are graduation requirements as part of the BC Graduation Program.

Monday January 23 & Tuesday January 24 – All Grade 10 students will write the Literacy 10 Assessment (each student will be scheduled to write on one of these two days)
Wednesday January 25 & Thursday January 26 – All Grade 10 students will write the Numeracy 10 Assessment (each student will be scheduled to write on one of these two days)

Please see our website for our 2022-2023 Provincial Assessment Schedule: https://mountain.burnabyschools.ca/provincial-assessment-information-2022-2023/

We have posted more specific details about where and when each student is scheduled to write their assessments on the Library windows.

Provincial Assessments for Grades 11 & 12 Students

Any Grade 11s or 12s who have not yet written the Numeracy 10, Literacy 10, or Literacy 12 Assessments, or who want to re-write the Literacy 12 Assessment (must sign up in advance)

Please see our website for our 2022-2023 Provincial Assessment Schedule: https://mountain.burnabyschools.ca/provincial-assessment-information-2022-2023/

We have posted more specific details about where and when each student is scheduled to write their assessments on the Library windows.

Grade 8 Day of Learning (ALL Grade 8 Students)

All Grade 8 students will have a mandatory full day of learning and activities on Tuesday January 24 from 9:00am-3:00pm. This day will include learning and activities lead by our school’s Literacy & Healthy Schools Committee. Lunch will be provided to all students on this day. More details to be shared with students in the New Year.

Learning Opportunities Grades 8-12

From Monday January 23 through Thursday January 26, 2023, we will be offering a variety of different learning opportunities for all grade 8-12 students throughout each of our departments. We have put together a comprehensive document that breaks down learning opportunities by grade (use the grade tabs at the bottom to toggle through) for each of the 4 days this week. See the linked document below for more details. Please also note that Friday January 27 is a semester turn-around day, or a day for students to come in and resolve semester 1 grades.

January Flexible Learning Week Schedule (2023) FINAL.xlsx