Middle School, Here We Come!

I was lucky enough to get to go to Park Middle School with the 5th graders yesterday. We were able to meet the assistant principal, several sixth grade students, take a tour, meet a school counselor, and eat lunch. I had already met with three of the four fifth grade classes before we went, so I was happy to see that much of the information shared was the same as the information we had already discussed in class. Hopefully, it made the visit and information less overwhelming.

If your student is not attending Park, I would encourage you to reach out to the school counselor at their middle school and see if you can arrange a visit sometime before school starts. It generally helps alleviate anxiety if they are able to actually walk the halls. I would also encourage ALL students to attend the Open House night. This is when they will get their schedule, find out where their locker is, meet their teachers, and find all of their classrooms. It is great practice for the first day.

I have now met with all fifth grade homeroom classes. I will follow up next week with continued combination lock practice!

If you are interested, here is the basics from our May fifth grade lesson!

May – 5th Grade Lesson Tips for Success (Lockers, Homework, & Schedules)