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Student Orientation Fall 2019

Each year, we offer an orientation for all new international students to the Richmond School District.  Orientation for fall 2019 starts Monday, August 26 and ends on Friday, August 30.  Please review the schedule below:

To get your personalized orientation schedule, make sure to send your flight information to study@sd38.bc.ca as soon as you’ve arranged travel.  

Students and parents may also wish to download and review our Student Handbook for information on classes, graduation requirements, school contacts, Richmond activities and much, much more.  

Download a RIE Orientation Schedule in English. 请点击简体下载新生周的详细资料.

 

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (RIE) - FALL 2019 ORIENTATION SCHEDULE

 

Saturday, August 24 Arrival Day for RIE Homestay
  • Students are scheduled to arrive in their homestays 
Monday, August 26 RIE Orientation Presentations for Grade 8 to 12 students
  • Time: 9:00AM to 10:00AM
  • Location: Neighbourhood Learning Centre (NLC) Brighouse Elementary School, 6800 Azure Road, Richmond
  • Language: English and Mandarin
Wednesday, August 28 RIE Orientation Presentations for Kindergarten to Grade 7 students
  • Time: 9:00AM to 10:00AM
  • Location: Neighbourhood Learning Centre (NLC) Brighouse Elementary School, 6800 Azure Road, Richmond
  • Language: English and Mandarin
Wednesday, August 28 School-based presentations for Grade 8 to 12 students

   Time: 10:00AM to 11:30AM 

   Location: Grade 8 to 12 student's assigned school

  • Boyd Secondary (9200 No 1 Road) 
  • Burnett Secondary (5011 Granville Avenue) 
  • Cambie Secondary (4151 Jacombs Road) 
  • MacNeill Secondary (6611 No 4 Road) 
  • McMath Secondary (4251 Garry Street) 
  • McNair Secondary (9500 No 4 Road) 
  • McRoberts Secondary (8980 Williams Road) 
  • Palmer Secondary (8160 St. Albans Road) 
  • Richmond Secondary (7171 Minoru Blvd) 
  • Steveston-London Secondary (6600 Williams Road) 
Wednesday, August 28 Homestay Orientation for Grade 8 to 12 students 
  • Time: 6:00PM to 7:00PM
  • Location: Neighbourhood Learning Centre (NLC) Brighouse Elementary School, 6800 Azure Road, Richmond
  • Language: English

Students should come with their custodian and the responsible adult(s) living with the student

Thursday, August 29 RIE Orientation Presentation for Grade 8 to 12 students (REPEAT) 
  • Time: 9:00AM to 10:00AM
  • Location: Neighbourhood Learning Centre (NLC) Brighouse Elementary School, 6800 Azure Road, Richmond
  • Language: English and Mandarin

This session is required only for students who did not attend Monday's orientation presentation. 

Friday, August 30 RIE Welcome Excursion for all new Kindergarten to Grade 12 students*
  • Departure time: 9:30am
  • Return time: 4:30 pm
  • Departure Location: Neighbourhood Learning Centre (NLC) Brighouse Elementary School, 6800 Azure Road, Richmond

   *Students from kindergarten to grade 7 must be accompanied by one parent/legal guardian.  A second parent may be able to join the trip if seats are available.

   *A parent/legal guardian or custodian of a grade 8 to 12 student may join the excursion if seats are available. 

   Online registration is required for this trip.  Sign up here:  https://rebrand.ly/sd38Orientation

Monday, September 2 Labour Day
  • The District is closed
Tuesday, September 3 First Day of Class
  • Students report to class at assigned school
Friday, September 13

Last day to report

  • Final day for all new, late arriving students to report to the RIE Office at 7811 Granville Ave. for September intake.

Student Handbook  

Students and parents may wish to download and review our Student Handbook for information on classes, graduation requirements, school contacts, Richmond activities and much, much more.