Pre-AP/Incentive 8

If you are a Grade 7 student who wishes to apply to the Pre-AP/Incentive Program for the 2021-2022 school year, please carefully review all of the following information.
This year, the application form is electronic and online.  Please click here for details regarding the application process.  The application will close on 11:59pm on Friday February 5th, 2021.

Out-of-Catchment Students:

If you live outside of Palmer’s catchment area, you will need to complete a School Transfer Form and submit it to Palmer’s School Office. The deadline for this transfer form is February 26, 2021.
This form is available at all Richmond elementary and secondary school offices, as well as at the Richmond School Board office. Please refer to the following link for more details (as well as links to transfer application forms). Email competed forms to Palmer@sd38.bc.ca.
https://www.sd38.bc.ca/student-registration/transfer-applications

Please understand that in accordance to Richmond School District guidelines and policies, the Incentive Program must give priority to in-catchment students.  Students whom live at an address outside the catchment will be considered only after the in-catchment students have been evaluated.

Do I need a school transfer form?
If you DO attend a feeder elementary school and live INSIDE the Palmer catchment – No
If you DO NOT attend a feeder elementary school and live INSIDE the Palmer catchment – No
If you DO attend a feeder elementary school and live OUTSIDE the Palmer catchment – Yes
If you DO NOT attend a feeder elementary school and live OUTSIDE the Palmer catchment – Yes

Elementary School Visits:

Mr. Liang will be speaking to Palmer catchment elementary schools (DeBeck Elementary, Garden City Elementary and General Currie Elementary) in January to present information about the program to interested Grade 7 students. Listen to your school announcements or ask your Grade 7 teacher for more information. 
The dates scheduled are:
  • January 15, 2021 1:15pm – Garden City Elementary
  • January 19, 2021 12:30pm – DeBeck Elementary
  • January 22, 2021 1:15pm – General Currie Elementary

Spotlight on Palmer

Palmer Secondary is also hosting its annual Spotlight on Palmer in the evening of January 21, 2021.  which showcases all that the school has to offer, including an overview of the Incentive Program. 
If you are a student that is not attending any of the three Palmer catchment schools or are a parent, please check the Palmer Secondary website (https://palmer.sd38.bc.ca/) closer to the date for more information.  The event will be held virtually and will include an Incentive Q&A session.
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