October 11, 2016

Apply for Peel Region High Performers Program, as of Oct. 14

Program will meet needs of grade 4 to 12 students who require flexible scheduling to train, compete

As of September 2017, high-performing student athletes and artists will be able to attend the Peel District School Board's Peel Region High Performers Program. Open to students in grades 4 to 12, the program will offer flexible timetabling to accommodate demanding practice, competition, rehearsal and/or performance schedules. The program will be offered at Britannia Public School (grades 4 to 5), Dolphin Sr. Public School (grades 6 to 8) and Mississauga Secondary School (grades 9 to 12).

Peel Region High Performers Program information nights will be offered as follows:  

GradesInformation NightLocation
4 to 5Nov. 2, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

Britannia Public School
1145 Swinbourne Dr. in Mississauga

6 to 8Nov. 9, 2016 at 6 p.m.

Dolphin Sr. Public School
18 Brookside Dr. in Mississauga

9 to 12Oct. 13, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

Mississauga Secondary School
550 Courtney Park Dr. W. in Mississauga

To qualify for the program, high-performing students must be recommended by a coach, agent or instructor who can verify the students' levels of competitiveness, training hours and schedules. There is no fee to attend the program.

Information about the application process and the number of spots available in the Peel board's Peel Region High Performers Program is posted on www.peelschools.org/highperformers​. Applications will be available on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. There will be a $40 application fee. Families can learn more about the program and apply at www.peelschools.org/highperformers. Applications must be submitted no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.

For questions about the Peel Region High Performers Program, email [email protected] or call Joe Grdisa, instructional coordinator of athletics and extracurriculars, by phone at 905-890-1010 ext. 2854.

For media inquiries, contact Ryan Strang, communications specialist, by phone at 905-890-1010 ext. 2725 or [email protected].

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