Transition to Middle School & Academic Planning

Academic Alley

Upcoming Dates to Note

 

 

Middle School Information Nights —  2022-2023 TBD

LAST YEAR 2021-2022 Attention 5th grade families! Middle School Information Night is set for Mon, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. The event will be virtual this year and families will be able to watch the event on Livestream. Families unable to watch the event live will be able to view a recording afterward. Families of students entering middle school in the fall of 2022 will learn about APS middle schools, school options, application deadlines and procedures, school-based information sessions, available student resources, and more.

ACADEMIC PLANNING and COLLEGE 

Please refer to the APS website for more information about determining the best course selection for meeting graduation requirements and for developing a plan for life after graduation.

 https://www.apsva.us/college-career-corner/college-planning/

APS MIDDLE SCHOOL OPTIONS

https://www.apsva.us/school-options/middle-school-choices/

TRANSITION TO MIDDLE SCHOOL

The counselors work with fifth graders, parents, teachers and middle school counselors to facilitate a smooth transition to sixth grade.  This includes classroom lessons by the Cardinal counselors, a visit from a Swanson counselor, and a field trip to the middle school for an orientation visit in TBA.  

Swanson Counseling Page

Link to APS County Wide Options & HB