Academic Planning

Information for Rising 6-8

Rising 6th Graders

Academic Parent Night Presentation: See recording links below in Important Dates

Course Request Form: Rising 6th will be using a Google form, which can be found on the Rising 6th Grade Canvas course for 5th graders. If your 5th grade student does not have the Course in their Dashboard or in “All Courses”, please email Elise Kenney at elise.kenney@apsva.us. For planning purposes, a PDF of the CRF Can be viewed here: 6th CRF 2022-2023

Course Request Form Due Date: The CRFs are due no later than March 7. CRFs must completed via the Google form

Counselor Visits: Counselors will be visiting elementary schools, either in-person or virtually, beginning the last week of January.

Rising 7th Graders

Academic Parent Night Presentation: See recording links below in Important Dates

Course Request Form: Rising 7th graders will be given a paper Course Request Form (CRF). The form will need to be filled out and signed by a parent/guardian.  **Note: American Sign Language I is offered but was mistakenly left off the CRF. Students may write in ASL I as one of their choices. An updated PDF of the CRF can be viewed here: 7th CRF 2022-2023

Course Request Form Due Date: The CRFs are due no later than February 22nd. CRFs must be turned directly into the school counselor.

Counselor Visits: Counselors will be visiting math classrooms beginning the first week in February

Rising 8th Graders

Academic Parent Night Presentation: See recording links below in Important Dates

Course Request Form: Rising 8th graders will be given a paper Course Request Form (CRF). The form will need to be filled out and signed by a parent/guardian. The CRFs are due to the grade level counselor no later than February 22nd. A PDF of the CRF can be viewed here: 8th CRF 2022-2023

Course Request Form Due Date: The CRFs are due no later than February 22nd. CRFs must be turned directly into the school counselor.

Counselor Visits: Counselors will be visiting math classrooms beginning the first week in February

Information for Rising 9th Graders

Course Selection Information

Topic Information Links
How to Select Courses

– All students will receive a paper Course Request Form (CRF) from the high school they are identified to move to next year.

– This year students will be choosing classes either with a paper Course Request Form (CRF) or using Naviance.

– Forms must be filled out with a parent

– Students will bring their CRF to teachers to consult and have teacher sign off on their recommendations for next year.

– Students should turn their CRFs in directly to their school counselor

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High School Course Request Forms Course Request Forms have been given to students to select courses.

Yorktown:  Course Request Form PDE – 9th grade Yorktown CRF 2022-23

W & L: Course Request Form PDF – W and L 9th Grade CRF

Wakefield: Course Request Form PDF – Wakefield HS 9th Grade CRF

Program of Studies List of all classes and course descriptions High School 2022-2023
Elective Videos Videos of teachers describing what is in courses Yorktown Elective Video Page

Important Dates

 Event 

  Date and Time 

 Location 

WMS Academic Planning Night
(Course Information)
For Rising 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Parents

(Current 8th grade families will need to attend high school events)

January 12, 2022
7 – 8:30 PM

Parent Night Recordings for All Grade Levels

Wakefield High School

January 25th  Parent Night Recording

Washington Liberty HS Parent Night

TBD Parent Night Recording

Yorktown Academic Planning Night
For Rising 9th Grade Families

January 24th

 

Parent Night Recording

Yorktown HS Visit to WMS
(Current 8th Graders)

Yorktown Counselors will visit WMS 2/3 & 2/4 for presentations WMS

Washington Liberty Academic Visits to WMS

Counselors will visit WMS 2/3 & 2/4 for presentations

Virtual

Washington Liberty Academic Visits to WMS

Counselors will visit WMS 2/3 & 2/4 for presentations

Virtual

H-B Woodlawn Host Accepted Rising 9th Graders
(Current 8th Graders Accepted via Lottery)

General Middle School Options & Transfers Application Information for School Year 2022-23 

Option Middle Schools & Programs Application Timeline
Application Window: Closed Nov. 1, 2021 at 10 p.m. – Jan. 21, 2022 at 4 p.m.
Lottery Jan. 31, 2022, 12 – 4 p.m.
Lottery Notification Feb. 7, 2022 after 4 p.m.
Accept/Decline Feb. 21, 2022 by 11:59 p.m
Middle School Neighborhood Transfers Application Timeline
Application Window: Feb. 21, 2022 – March 11, 2022
Lottery March 18, 2022, 1 – 3 p.m.
Lottery Notification March 25, 2022 after 4 p.m.
Accept/Decline April 8, 2022

High School Options and Transfers Timelines

Option High Schools & Programs Application Timeline
Application Window: CLOSED Nov. 1, 2021 – Jan. 21, 2022
Lottery Jan. 31, 2022
Lottery Notification Feb. 7, 2022
Accept/Decline Feb. 21, 2022 by 11:59pm
High School Neighborhood Transfers Application Timeline
Application Window: Feb. 21, 2022 – March 11, 2022
Lottery March 18, 2021 1p – 3pm
Lottery Notification March 25, 2022
Accept/Decline April 8, 2022