Academic Planning

Academic Planning Presentation for the 2021-2022 School Year

Students will select courses through Course Requests Google Forms for the 2021-2022 School Year. Link to the Google Forms can be found on student grade level School Counseling Canvas courses. PDF Course Request Forms for rising 6th, 7th and 8th grade can be found in the “Forms” section of the Counseling menu.

Rising 6th Presentation https://vimeo.com/504925887 21-22 Rising 6 Orientation
Rising 7th Presentation https://vimeo.com/504926262 21-22 Rising 7th Academic Planning Parent Presentation
Rising 8th Presentation https://vimeo.com/504926560 21-22 Rising 8th Academic Planning Parent Presentation

Information for Rising 9th Graders

Course Selection Information

Topic Information Links
How to Select Courses

– This year you will be submitting your course choices using a Google Form. Google Forms can be found on student grade level School Counseling Canvas Courses.

– Forms must be filled out with a parent

– Use the Course Referral Form (CRF) PDF to help choose classes.

– Core teacher recommendations will be emailed to parents no later than Tuesday, February 23rd.

Below for individual schools
High School Orientation Videos Videos from each high school with an overview of the school and its 9th grade required courses.

Yorktown High School Orientation Video

Washington and Liberty HS Orientation Video

Wakefield High School Orientation Video

Course Request Forms Courses will be selected through a Google Form this year. However, it may be helpful to look at the PDF of the CRF to see what courses are available for 9th graders. ** Google forms are due NO LATER THAN FRIDAY March 5

Yorktown:  Course Request Form PDE – 9th grade CRF 2021-22

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

Wakefield: Course Request Form PDF – Wakefield 9th grade CRF

Program of Studies List of all classes and course descriptions High School 2021-2022
Elective Videos Videos of teachers describing what is in courses Yorktown Elective Video Page
WMS Student Presentation Copy of the slides presented to students in a lesson during their HPE class. Rising 9th Presentation 

Important Dates

 Event 

  Date and Time 

 Location 

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

January 13, 2021
7 – 8:30 PM

Virtual

1:1 Academic Advising for 9th Grade
(Current 8th Graders)

TBD

Washington Liberty HS Visit to WMS
(8th Grade Students who have applied to WL)

Q & A Session with W & L Counselors will be during TA 2/11 Virtual

Yorktown Academic Planning Night
For Rising 9th Grade Families

Wednesday February 10th @ 6:30pm

MS Teams Event Link

Virtual

Yorktown HS Visit to WMS
(Current 8th Graders)

Students will view the Yorktown orientation video in TA on 2/10.

Q & A Session with Yorktown Counselors will be during TA on 2/12.

Virtual

Washington Liberty Academic Planning NightFor Rising 9th Grade Families

Students will have access to the W & L orientation video on the school counseling Canvas course.

Virtual

Washington Liberty Academic Planning Night
For Rising 9th Grade Families

Tuesday 2/9 @ 7pm

MS Teams Event Link 

Virtual

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

Rising 9th Grade CRFs

 

Rising 8th Grade CRFs

 

Rising 7th Grade CRFs

 

Rising 6th Grade Orientation at WMS

Students will view the rising 6th orientation video the week of Feb 16th.

Two Q & A sessions will be available for students attending WMS next year on Monday 2/22. Sessions will be held at 10am and 2pm. Links will be coordinated through elementary counselors.

Virtual

General Middle School Options & Transfers Application Information for School Year 2021-22 

Option Middle Schools & Programs Application Timeline
Application Window: OPEN Nov. 2, 2020 – Jan. 15, 2021
Lottery Jan. 29, 2021
Lottery Notification Feb. 8, 2021
Accept/Decline Feb. 22, 2021
Middle School Neighborhood Transfers Application Timeline
Application Window: CLOSED Feb. 22, 2021 – March 15, 2021
Lottery March 22, 2021
Lottery Notification March 30, 2021
Accept/Decline April 9, 2021

High School Options and Transfers Timelines

Option High Schools & Programs Application Timeline
Application Window: OPEN Nov. 2, 2020 – Jan. 15, 2021
Lottery Jan. 29, 2021
Lottery Notification Feb. 8, 2021
Accept/Decline Feb. 22, 2021
High School Neighborhood Transfers Application Timeline
Application Window: CLOSED Feb. 22, 2021 – March 15, 2021
Lottery March 22, 2021
Lottery Notification March 30, 2021
Accept/Decline April 9, 2021