Mini School Application Package for 2016
Thank you for your interest in the Tupper Mini School Program.




Here are the instructions for applying to the program:

1. Attend Tupper Mini School Information Night at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, October 21, 2015. Application packages will be available at this time.

2. Apply to Tupper. Pick up an application package from the office or download the application package online at http://tuppermini.wikispaces.com/ Please use blue or black pen when filling out your application. Along with your application, please attach a photocopy of your final Grade 6 report card (with teacher comments) and a photocopy of your most recent Grade 7 report card (with teacher comments). Return the application package to the office at Tupper when completed.
Application deadline for school applications: Thursday, December 17, 2015 (3pm)

3. Apply online for the district wide test from Saturday, November 7 - Sunday, November 15 (2015) through the Vancouver School Board's website at www.vsb.bc.ca click on Mini Schools on the left menu. Remember to provide a Personal Education Number (PEN) when applying online (see your teacher for your PEN number). This step is extremely important because without the test your application to the Mini School program will not be considered, and it is free! This application is only available online.

4. Write the district wide test on Thursday, November 26th, 2015 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm for students in the Vancouver district (or from 8:30 am - 11:30 am for students out of the district)

*Students short-listed for interviews will be contacted through e-mail by the Mini Coordinator of Tupper. Interviews are expected to occur between January 11 – 22, 2016.

Offers for positions in all programs will be made on Tuesday, February 23. Please note, you may be told that you are on a wait list. Acceptance of another offer during a wait time automatically removes candidates from all wait lists in our data bank.

OVERVIEW OF DEADLINES

2015

Saturday, November 7 - Apply for district wide test on the VSB website by.
Thursday, November 26 - Write the district wide test at __
Thursday, December 17- Complete the application package and return to Tupper’s receptionist

2016

January 11 – 22 - Student Interviews at Tupper Secondary Room 402
Tuesday, February 23 - First Offers of acceptance to students via e-mail.
Tuesday, March 1** - Second Offers (students on wait list) of acceptance to students via e-mail

If you have any questions or concerns, please visit http://tuppermini.wikispaces.com/for more information, or contact Mini School Coordinator Lorenzo Iameo at liameo@vsb.bc.ca.






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