Regional SciTech & Regional Strings Process 2017/2018
Open House: For PCSS and all Regional Programs is
October 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
On line Application:
Applications for all Regional Programs in Peel opens Nov. 6, 2017
Click here to apply for Regional Program
Deadline for Applications: November 24, 2017
There is a non refundable application fee of $40.00 that can be paid online at the time of application using a third-party service provider. If you don’t have a credit card or bank card, fees can be paid in-person by cash only. Applicants who do not pay the fee will not be considered for the programs.
After you Apply online:
February 9th, 2018:
SciTech applications: will be evaluated and ranked according to the students grades and learning skills. Invitations will be emailed to the top 240 applicants to come to Phase 2 testing, to be done at PCSS. Emails will also be sent to applicants that are unsuccessful at this stage.
Strings Committee: will send a email to set a interview/audition date.
Phase Two, Screening Day / Auditions:
Strings: In January interviews and/or auditions will take place in room 125, your time will be emailed.
Strings Audition Requirements.docx
SciTech: In January the top 240 candidates will participate in a group simulation and complete an individual assignment. There is no way for candidates to prepare for this day, and they do not need to bring anything with them, we will provide all materials needed to complete the tasks. Candidates need to show up 15 minutes early for their scheduled time and be prepared to have fun. Your participation time will be emailed to you, we only have one phase two day.
February Strings & SciTech Deadline & First Round Offers:
First round offers go out February 2nd and must be accepted no later than February 8, 2018 @ 4pm sharp. If applicants do not accept spots in a Program, the spots will be offered to other applicants on the waitlist. Once applicants make a Program decision, they cannot "change their minds", and accept spots in different Regional Programs.
Second round offers for Strings and SciTech will be sent via email on February 9, 2018. The deadline for second round offers is February 14, 2018 @ 4pm sharp.
When you are offered a placement and confirm acceptance into the Strings or SciTech Regional Program at PCSS, you will be then be asked to pay your program fee of $200.00. Directions will be provided. Applicants will only be officially admitted into the program once the program fee is received. Fees can be paid online using a third-party service provider. Once the first day of the school year begins the fee is no longer fully refundable.*
*Please note the Regional Program fee is a annual fee of 200.00 paid each Spring during course selection for the next year. Students who withdraw from a Regional Learning Choice Program prior to the start of school will receive 100% refund. Students who withdraw from a program once school begins until October 15th, will be refunded 50% of the program fee. The Application fee is non refundable.
If a student leaves the program they will be transferred to their home school.