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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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Grade 9 Transitions to Riverside

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Welcome to the Rapid Nation

​Hello Rapid Nation,​

At Riverside, we want all of our grade 9 students to be successful and connected to our school and community. We have put in place a number of opportunities to provide support and guidance for all incoming grade 8 students, and current grade 9's throughout their transitional year at Riverside. β€‹


Important Start Up Documents

​My School Day App (2024).pdf

​Rapid Nation Tech Information Package (2024).pdf​

Footprint ADL (2024).pdf​

​Activities and Events


Grade ​9 Orientation Day

What - Grade 9 students come to Riverside and get to walk through their first day at school. Students will receive their usernames and passwords, course schedules, and any pertinent information to prepare them for the first week. Students will also walk through a mock bell schedule and discover all of their classes. Students will receive information (emailed)​​ with various start up information at the end of August, additional information will also be given at the Orientation Day.

Date | Thursday, August 31st

Time | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location | You will pick up a package at the entrance of the gym, then head inside the gym for the orientation.

Special Notes -

*Please arrive at the school no earlier than 9:45 

*Devices are required for this event - (at least a phone!) - NOTE: this was corrected recently!

*Homework to be done before the Digital Bootcamp - Must use your Riverside username and PW, not Middle School.

1) Login to 0365. Make sure your account is set up with your Riverside username + password. Download 0365 to your device. Follow the video.



2) Login to your Edublog. Follow the video.



Grade 9 Digital Boot Camp

What | Grade 9 students will have an opportunity to learn, discover, and play with the various programs used at Riverside. Students will gain an understanding about the technologies that are used, and how they will be used throughout their time here. 

Documents | 

​Digital Boot Camp Schedule

F​ootprint ADL 2023.pdf​ | Video Support - Click Here

Date | Tuesday, September 5th, 2023​

Time | 9:00 am to 12:30 pm 

Location | Go to the gymnasium, make sure you remember your STREAM # from Orientation Day, if you forget your # or were not at Orientation Day, there will be a list just outside of the gym. If you were not at Orientation Day, please go to the office to receive your school package prior to the Boot Camp starting.

Special Notes |

*Arrive at the school at 9:00 am. We are asking students not to group in the hallways, and go straight to the gym.​

*Bring your personal device fully charged. If you do not have a device, you are still expected to attend, you can use a mobile device.

*Bring your username and passwords located in your grade 9 welcome package (received at Orientation Day). If you were not at Orientation Day, pick up your package at the office. Classroom teachers will also have access to your username and passwords.

Grade 9 Pancake Breakfast

What | Free food. Come and hang out. Eat for free.

Date | β€‹Friday, September 8th, 2023

Time | 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Location | Cafeteria

​​Grade 9 Start Up Interview

What | Students meet with their STREAM teachers

Date | Wednesday, September 20th, 2023

Time | STREAM Class

Location | STREAM classroom


Grade 9 Midterm Interview

What | Students have an interview with STREAM teachers to demonstrate Core Competency development, discuss progress over the semester, and set goals.

Date | TBD

Time | Varies between 12:45 - 3:00 *appointments are made with STREAM teachers​​


Grade 8 Course Planning and Welcome Night

What - Parents and students are invited to learn about Riverside and student programming for courses. They will also have an opportunity to interact with students and staff around the 1:1 Digital Immersion program at Riverside.

Date - Wednesday, January 24th

Time - 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Schedule - CLICK HERE​


Grade 8 Leadership Presentations

What | Leadership students plan and prepare in depth presentations about Riverside for all of our feeder middle schools. Grade 8 students can ask questions and get firsthand knowledge about what it means to be a Rapid.

Date | May 

Time | Varies


Grade 9 Final Interview

What - Students have an interview with STREAM teachers to demonstrate Core Competency development, discuss progress over the semester, and set goals.

GT 9 Year End Interview Questions

Date - Following the Math 9 Final  - Actual Date TBD​​

Time - 11:30 - 12:15


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