Incoming 6th graders invited to Welcome Night 5/16

Incoming 6th graders invited to Welcome Night 5/16
Posted on 05/10/2017
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April/ May:

Savanna staff will be communicating with elementary school staff who know your child well to plan for their transition.  This will assist us as we schedule your child's classes. Scheduling will take place over the summer.

Early May:

Middle school principals visit elementary schools.  Current sixth grade students will share information about middle school and answer questions from fifth graders during this visit.

May 15, 7:00 pm

This is our evening orientation program for all parents and students.  Students and parents will spend approximately one hour with sixth grade teachers and other important members of the Savanna Oaks staff.  

Late August:

Back to School activities including visiting the building, meeting with new teachers and hearing more about your child's middle school experience.

More detailed information to come!  Please keep watching your email.

We look forward to meeting you and your fifth grader as you transition from elementary school to middle school. Plan on an engaging and productive year!

CLICK HERE: for the packet mailed (5/3/17) to parents of incoming 6th graders

As students and parents who are about to become part of our middle school community, we want to remind you about important dates for our newest middle schoolers.

Please mark your calendars!

• “WELCOME NIGHT” - Monday, May 15, 2017 7:00 PM - Gym

This is an important evening when students and parents meet teachers and learn all about middle school.

7:00 PM – Step Room
This evening is for parents and students to learn about renting orchestra instruments, summer lessons and fall orchestra programs.

BEGINNING BAND MEETING Tuesday, June 6, 2017
7:00 PM – Step Room
This evening is for parents and students to learn about renting band instruments, summer lessons and the fall band programs.

ONLINE REGISTRATION (All grades 6-8) Opens early August
Watch for more registration information to arrive in the mail the first part of August.
If you will need assistance with the online registration process, please make note of these locations which will be available for your convenience. Interpreters will be available at these sites.

VASD Off-Site locations for 2017-2018 school year registration:

Tuesday, August 15th 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Boys and Girls Club, Fitchburg

Thursday, August 17th 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Stonecrest Community Center-  5673 King James Ct. Fitchburg

• BACK TO SCHOOL “NIGHT” Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Students will have a chance to drop off school supplies, pick up their class schedules and visit their classrooms.

• FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL* Friday, September 1, 2017
8:30 AM – 3:33 PM
The first day of school is for sixth graders only! This allows everyone time to find their way around the building, go to classes, and learn about lunch and recess. School begins for all students on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017.*

• LIFETOUCH PICTURE DAY Thursday, September 7, 2017
8:30 AM – 3:33 PM

September 26-27, 2017 (GROUP 1) Students last name A-L

September 27-28, 2017 (GROUP 2) Students last name M-Z

Upham Woods is our overnight environmental education experience. This very fun event for sixth graders is considered a favorite part of middle school.

We look forward to meeting you at our Welcome Night.
If you have any immediate questions, please call 845-4000.

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