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Choices at Seven
The Limestone District School Board Choices at Seven programs offer opportunities for students entering Grade 7 to participate in a variety of unique learning environments. Depending on the availability of places in the programs, students currently in Grade 7 may also apply to join a program for their Grade 8 year.  


Challenge Program (Gifted and Academic Enrichment Program) at Calvin Park, Loughborough and Odessa Public Schools
LEAP (Limestone Education through the Arts Program) at Calvin Park Public School
ATLAS (Applying Technology for Learning Aptitude and Success) at Calvin Park Public School
Extended French Immersion at Module de l'Acadie, Module Vanier and Harrowsmith Public Schools


Choices at Seven Information Nights
Monday, February 26, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
Calvin Park Public School
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Calvin Park Public School
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Calvin Park Public School
Loughborough Public School
Odessa Public School
Extended/French Immersion
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Harrowsmith Public School 6:00 p.m.
Module de l'Acadie 6:30 p.m.
Module Vanier 6:30 p.m.



  • All applications are due by Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm.   
  • Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

        Please bring your completed LEAP cover sheet with you to the day of the workshop.

Please submit your completed application package directly to your extended French school site (Vanier, Acadie or Harrowsmith P.S.)


Applicants who are invited to participate in the Challenge, LEAP, ATLAS workshops will be notified by the Registrar regarding a date and time. Workshops will take place during the first three weeks of April.


Questions about the Choices at Seven Programs and the online application process should be directed to the Choices Programs Registrar at 613-544-6925 ext. 394 or email

panel expand or collapseChallenge Program
The Challenge Program is designed to meet the needs of academically motivated and/or formally identified gifted students who are seeking new learning challenges while maintaining a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

The Challenge Program is offered at:




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The Extended French/Late Immersion Program is designed to enhance students’ skills in oral communication, reading and writing in French. It is one of the Choices at 7 programs offered to students in the LDSB. This program is open to all LDSB students and follows The Ontario Curriculum 2013 French as a Second Language Core French Grades 4-8 Extended French Grades 4-8 French Immersion Grades 1-8 for French Language instruction.
Transportation for French Immersion Students is provided and can be arranged though Triboard Transportation.
Extended French/Late French Immersion is offered at the following elementary schools:




Extended French students have the option of continuing their French studies to Grade 12. In order to receive the Limestone District Certificate of French Study (Extended) students must complete seven immersion credits (four of which must be in Language studies).
Extended French Immersion is offered at the following secondary schools:

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The Limestone Education through the Arts Program (LEAP) allows students to learn the Grade 7 and 8 curriculum through an integrated, hands-on approach that uses arts as a foundation.

The LEAP Program is offered at:


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The Applying Technology for Learning, Aptitude and Success program is designed to provide focused, structured learning opportunities for students who are experiencing significant difficulties with communication and organization, and whose academic performance is not necessarily reflective of their potential.

The ATLAS Program is offered at:


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