2016-2017 Transition Calendar for Eighth-Grade Students and Families
Jan. 12, 2017
Eighth Grade Curriculum Night • 7 p.m. • CHS Auditorium
This is an evening for eighth-grade parents ONLY. Incoming ninth-graders have their own, separate orientation.
WMS Classroom Presentations
CHS Counselor Joyce Bell will visit students at Wydown in their classrooms to discuss a variety of topics, including the CHS Program of Studies, graduation requirements, elective choices for ninth grade and building a strong high school transcript.
January 2017 Lunch Bunches at WMS
CHS Counselor Joyce Bell and WMS Counselor Jason Thompson will schedule drop-in lunch bunches with the eighth-graders at WMS to address questions and concerns about the ninth-grade transition and life at the high school.
Feb. 6-24, 2017 10-Minute Individual Registration Meetings (students only)
CHS counselor Joyce Bell will discuss and answer questions about ninth-grade course selection, including elective choices.
March 17, 2017 Course Verification Sheets Mailed Home
Parents and students review courses selected for ninth grade including recommended class placements. Parents/guardians can contact Joyce Bell at email@example.com prior to May 1 to address course selection.
April 7, 2017
Eighth-Grade Teams Tour CHS
Students tour CHS and have an opportunity to interact with high school students and faculty and become familiar with the high school.
May 1, 2017 Deadline for Parents/Guardians to Request Course Changes for Ninth Grade August 2017 Freshman Orientation
New ninth-grade students will spend the day with student mentors and faculty and also visit the CHS Activities Fair.
August 2017 CHS Freshman Parent Night
This informative session will be held one hour prior to the CHS Open House.