Welcome to Palmer’s Pre-AP Incentive Program website. Here you will receive periodic updates about the program, application information, and upcoming events. Please explore the various sections of this website to find out more about the academic focus of the program, as well as information about the many different trips, camps, activities and events that occur within the Pre-AP Incentive Program. If you have any questions, please click on “Contact”.
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APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2020/21 SCHOOL YEAR
Applications are now being accepted from Grade 7 students applying for entry to the Incentive Grade 8 class for September 2020. Hover your cursor on “Application Process” in the top menu bar, and click on “Pre-AP/Incentive 8” for all the details, information and links to forms that must be completed and submitted as part of the application process.
INFORMATION MEETING FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS & PARENTS
If you are a student presently in Grade 7 and would like to apply to the program for entry in September 2020, you and your parents are invited to attend an information meeting on THURSDAY, JANUARY 23rd, 2020 at 7:30PM in the Library at R. C. Palmer Secondary School. This meeting is part of the “Spotlight on Palmer” open house event that evening, which starts at 6:30PM.
2020 APPLICATION DEADLINES AND DATES FOR INCENTIVE GRADE 8
January 23 – Program information meeting (7:30pm in the Library) at Palmer’s Spotlight open house event
February 7 – Incentive application forms due (include photocopies of latest Grade 7 and final Grade 6 report cards where possible, plus passport-style photo, Grade 7 Teacher’s Reference Form, and WaterSafe certificate if available)
February 18 – Math & English entrance exams (morning) & final deadline for Grade 7 Teacher’s Reference Form, plus photocopies of report cards where possible, passport-style photo, and WaterSafe certificate if available)
March 4 – Interviews for selected/qualified applicants (morning)
March 9 – Notification of acceptance for Incentive Program
March 13 – Deadline for accepted applicants to accept placement to Incentive Program, and to submit Camp Deposit and Permission Form.
For more details regarding important deadlines, dates and application requirements, hover your cursor over “Application Process” in the top menu bar, slide down to “Pre-AP Incentive 8”, then click on “Important Dates for Entry: September 2020”.
Following is a short video of student testimonials about their time and experiences within Palmer’s Incentive and AP programs.
Click on the link above to view the student-made year-end slideshow for 2018.
Potluck Slideshow 2019
Click on the image below to access the Incentive Slideshow for 2019.