**ATTENTION ALL EIGHTH GRADERS**
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!!... Information nights will be held at each high school to assist students and families with the selection of programs and transition to high school.
**Rising 9th Grade Orientation Night at the High Schools**
(Parents AND students should attend)
Thursday, January 23, 2019 (snow date Feb. 6th)
Mountain View @ 6:30-8 p.m.
North Stafford @6:30-8 p.m.
Brooke Point @ 6:30-8 p.m.
Colonial Forge @ 6:30-8 p.m.
Stafford High @ 6:30-8 p.m.
IB Program: The International Baccalaureate program is offered at Mountain View and Brooke Point. IB applications are due by January 31st to your middle school counselors. More information about IB can be found through the following link https://www.staffordschools.net/Domain/4342
STAT Program: Information on the STAT Program will be available at the high schools during the Rising 9th grade orientation, as well as detailed information in the high school Program of Studies. STAT applications are due by February 14th . Let your counselor know if you are Application process is on-line at https://www.staffordschools.net/Page/19001
APPX Program: Information on the APPX Program will be discussed on January 23rd at North Stafford, Colonial Forge and Stafford High during the Rising 9th Grade Orientation Night. More information about APPX can be found through the following link: https://www.staffordschools.net/Domain/4343
Commonwealth Governor’s School: Applications will be available on December 2nd. They are due back to Mr. Trotta (RTMS Focus Teacher) by Jan. 10th. More information about CGS can be found at https://www.staffordschools.net/Domain/4344
You will get more in-depth explanations during the 9th grade orientations and in the High School Program of Studies that will be distributed to all students in January 2020.
See your middle school counselor for further questions. Below is a quick guide to IB, STAT, APPX, and Commonwealth Governor’s School.