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Regional SciTech & Regional Strings Process 2020/21


VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE

 

Virtual Question and Answer Meeting: Thursday, October 29th, 2020.  5:30 - 6:30 p.m.  

If there are any questions, before the meeting, please call the school and ask for Ms. Johnson or Mr. Schust.  We're happy to answer any questions about our SciTech and Regoinal Strings Regional Programs.  Please note, each question will be restricted to 3 minutes to allow for equity.  If a question isn't fully answered, please call the school for a follow-up. 


 

For asking questions on SciTech, please click on the link below.


 


 


 


 

 

For questions on Strings, please click on the link below.


 

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On line Application:

Applications for all Regional Programs in Peel opens November 9th, 2020. Deadline for applications is Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at 3 p.m. The application fee is $40.00 non refundable.


 

TO APPLY GO TO RLCP PAGE ON THE PEEL DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD WEB SITE. APPLICATIONS OPEN NOVEMBER 9th


 

​Please click on the Powerpoint below for more information on Port Credit S.S. and our Regional Programs.


 

PCSS - Open House Slide 2020.pptx


 

 

 

Interview/Auditions Process SciTech and Strings Programs

Audition Requirements 

Regional Strings Program - 2020 - 2021 

 

Beginning Strings: In a short video please describe the following: 

  • State your name 

  • Your prior musical experiences 

  • What instrument you would like to play (violin, viola, cello, and bass) 

  • Why you think the Regional Strings program is a good fit for you 

  • This is not required, but if you would like to demonstrate your musical ability on another instrument that you play, please feel free to include a short demonstration  

 

Experienced Strings: In your video please state your name clearly and demonstrate the following: 

 

Pieces for audition solos are at the discretion of the student, or student’s school or private music teacher. Orchestra or ensemble music is not appropriate for this audition. 

 

Prepared Solo: 

  • A well-prepared solo that best demonstrates the student’s level of proficiency  

  • The solo should last 2 to 3 minutes 

 

The following resources are suggested: 

  • Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) graded repertoire books 1 and higher 

  • Suzuki Method books 1 and higher 

 

Technical Skills: 

  • A one-octave scale, ascending and descending, with your choice of bowing  

  • An arpeggio in the same key, ascending and descending, with your choice of bowing  

 

 

Experienced Strings: In your video please state your name clearly and demonstrate the following: 

 

Pieces for audition solos are at the discretion of the student, or student’s school or private music teacher. Orchestra or ensemble music is not appropriate for this audition. 

 

Prepared Solos: 

  • A well-prepared solo at a slow tempo that best demonstrates the student’s level of proficiency. 

  • A well-prepared solo at a fast tempo that best demonstrates the student’s level of proficiency 

 

The following resources are suggested: 

  • Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM)  

  • Suzuki Method books  

 

Technical Skills: 

  • A two or three octave scale, ascending and descending, with your choice of bowing  

  • A two or three octave arpeggio in the same key, ascending and descending, with your choice of bowing 


 

 ​​​SciTech Application Process


 

Due to Ministry/provincial restrictions, the annual Scitech application activity/interivew will not occur for applicants in the 2020/21 school year. Students will be admitted to the program based on middle school marks, learning skills and comments. A follow-up, with a applicant's middle school, may occur if clarification is needed on the application. 

 


Fees

All regional programs include a non-refundable application fee and an annual program fee. All secondary RLCP application fees are $40 with the exception of Truck and Coach, which is offered at no cost. Most program fees are $200, with four exceptions:

  • Regional Skilled Trades program fee - $150
  • Advanced Placement program fee - $250
  • International Baccalaureate program fee - $250
  • Truck and Coach which is offered at no cost

 

Refund Policy for Program Fee

Students who withdraw from a Regional Learning Choices Program prior to the start of

school will receive 100 per cent refund. Students who withdraw from the program once

school begins until Oct.15 will be refunded 50 per cent of the program fee. The application

fee (if applicable) is non-refundable. The refund will be issued by cheque.

Busing

Transportation is not provided for students in regional programs. If students have been accepted into a regional program and they live within the school boundary, they are eligible for busing only if they meet the distance criteria outlined in Policy 39 - Transportation.

 

Disclaimer regarding private school bus transportation

Some programs are supported by parent-funded school bus transportation. This is a fee-based service that is contracted directly between parents and a third-party company. Please note, neither the school nor Peel board is involved with this agreement. All aspects of safety, insurance, licensing, communications, fees, applications, service complaints, student behaviour and pick-up/drop-off locations are the responsibility of such third-party bus company.

   

 

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