• Transition Information

    Transitioning buildings can often be the most difficult years as students learn new norms and processes. Below is some information on various opportunities and initiatives in place to ease those transition years.

    5th Grade to 6th Grade

    January of 5th Grade Year

    • January 25th - Incoming 6th Grade Parent Night @ SVMS 7p-8p

    February of 5th Grade Year

    • February 13th - Elective League
      • LPS 5th Grade students are transported during the school day to their respective middle schools where they will get tours, see classes in session, and hear from the counselors about the middle school enrollment process.
    • February TBD
      • Counselors will visit elementary schools to collect the enrollment forms and enroll 5th graders into classes on their computer.

    March-May of 5th Grade Year

    • Counselors/Administrators are available for any questions, concerns, course changes, etc that families may have regarding middle school

    May of 5th Grade Year

    • Counselors/Administrators meet with 5th Grade staff to discuss students with information that needs to be shared with middle level personnel. This will likely include Case Managers as well for students with IEPs.

    June before 6th Grade Year

    • Summer School Transition Programming
      • Students can enroll in the LPS Summer School Program and as a part of such, will take a transition class that will help with getting acquainted to the middle level. More details will be available with the Summer School information.

    August of 6th Grade Year

    • August TBD - Registration Day
      • 6th Grade students may come up to the school, get their schedules, pick up their laptop, and take care of any paperwork and fees associated.
    • August TBD (the day before school starts) WEB ORIENTATION DAY
      • 6th Grade Students are invited to particpate in a social transition day where they meet other classmates through different large and small group programming. Most of this day is led by 8th Grade WEB Leaders who will serve as mentors to the 6th graders on this day and throughout different activities during the school year.

     

    8th Grade to Freshmen

    January of 8th Grade Year

    • January 10th - Incoming Freshen Parent Night @ LNHS 7p-8p
    • January 18th/19th High School Counselors visit SVMS 8th graders to talk high school enrollment
    • January 29th/30th High School Counselors visit SVMS 8th graders to capture their HS requests

    March-May of 8th Grade Year

    • Counselors/Administrators are available for any questions, concerns, course changes, etc that families may have regarding high school.
    • Summer School Enrollment for High School is open (more details to come later)

    May of 8th Grade Year

    • Counselors/Administrators meet with High School staff to discuss students with information that needs to be shared with high school level personnel. This will likely include Case Managers as well for students with IEPs.
    • May TBD - 8th Graders will take a field trip to LNHS during the day to tour the building and hear information from current students about getting involved in the different high school opportunities.

    August of 6th Grade Year

    • August TBD - Registration Day
      • Freshman students may come up to the school, get their schedules, pick up their laptop, and take care of any paperwork and fees associated.
    • August TBD (the day before school starts) LINK ORIENTATION DAY
      • Freshmen Students are invited to particpate in a social transition day where they meet other classmates through different large and small group programming. Most of this day is led by junior/senior LINK CREW Leaders who will serve as mentors to the Freshmen on this day and throughout different activities during the school year.

    *Other opportunites for both middle and high school transition may become available and we will do our best to get information out in announcements as needed.