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Title: Rising 6th Grade Scheduling Information

Rising 6th Grade Scheduling Information
LCPSMiddle School Program of Studies
  • Both the Middle and High School Program of
    Studies are Located on the Main Page of the LCPS
  • http//www.lcps.org
  • The program of studies link is at the bottom of
    the page under permanent links.

Block Scheduling
  • Language Arts Every Day
  • Four Classes Per Day
  • Classes Approximately 90 Minutes Each
  • Semester Classes
  • Music/Resource Each 45 Minutes

6th Grade Required Courses
  • Language Arts 6
  • US History 6
  • Science 6
  • Math
  • Health PE
  • Resource / Fine Arts Elective
  • Keyboarding / Art Semester Classes

6th Grade Electives
Pick 1 Fine Arts Elective Beginning
Band Beginning Strings Chorus Music
Lab Instrument nights were held the last week in
January and a make up night was held on February
4, 2015.
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Typical Middle School Math Progression
  • Math 6 -gt Math 7 -gt Math 8
  • or
  • Math 6 -gt Math 7 -gt Algebra 1
  • Accel Math 6/7-gt Math 8 -gtAlgebra 1
  • or
  • Accel Math 6/7 -gt Algebra 1 -gt Geometry

Math Placement
  • The county will not being using the IAAT as a
    math placement tool for the upcoming school year.
  • The LCPS mathematics office has developed an
    assessment aligned to the 5th grade content
    standards and process goals, to replace the IAAT
  • This data from the new assessment serves as one
    of several criteria teachers and parents should
    consider in making recommendations for middle
    school mathematics course placement.
  • Math Progression
  • Extra Support in Reading and Math for Identified

Math Placement Cont.
  • The new assessment will be offered through
    Interactive Achievement (IA).
  • The timeline and procedures for administering
    this test is being vetted.
  • Other data points for math recommendations will
    be SOL scores, benchmarks, student study skills
    and independence, homework completion, and
    overall classroom performance.
  • Double Block Math

What happens next?
  • Course request forms will be coming home during
    the week of February 16, 2015.
  • You will need to make your selections for your
    child and return top copy to your elementary
    school. The bottom copy is for your records.
  • The top copy is due back to you elementary school
    no later than Friday, March 6, 2015.
  • You can make changes up until the last day of
    school, June 16, 2015. You will just need to
    notify either Mrs. Mostero or Mr. Tafaro via

Transitioning to Middle School
  • What we have done so far
  • We have met with the elementary counselors.
  • We have held our instrument nights.
  • We have sent the 2015-2016 course requests to all
    of our feeder elementary schools.
  • Mr. Tafaro has/will visited/visit the elementary
    schools to discuss middle school scheduling with
    our rising 6th graders

What does 6th grade look like for next year?
  • Next year we have students coming from
  • Hillside
  • Mill Run
  • Moorefield Station
  • Creightons Corner (approximately 40)
  • Singletons from about 8 other elementary

ERMS to Visit Elementary School
  • The Counselor and Principal will visit in the
  • April 9 Mill Run _at_ 900 pm
  • April 9 Moorefield Station _at_ 100 am
  • April 10 Creightons Corner _at_ 900 am
  • April 10 Hillside _at_ 100 pm

Elementary Visits to ERMS
  • June 1 Hillside _at_ 900 am
  • June 2 Mill Run _at_ 900 am
  • June 4 Moorefield Station Creightons Corner
    _at_ 900 am

Bridge to the Ridge
  • Summer Transition Program
  • Registration information will be coming home in
    the late spring from your elementary school.
  • The program addresses four components
    social/emotion, time management, organization
    study skills.
  • Students are encouraged to sign up for one three
    day session.

Bridge to the Ridge Dates4 Sessions Available
  • 900-1130 June 22-24
  • 100-3300 June 22-24
  • 900-1130 August 12-14
  • 100-330 August 12-14

Starting the 2015-2016 School Year
  • 6th Grade Orientation August 25, 2015
  • Students will have an orientation
  • Receive their schedules
  • Attend all their classes
  • Organize their lockers
  • 1st Week of school
  • All hands on deck to help 6th graders transition
    to middle school

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