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Incoming 6th Grade Info

VIRTUAL INCOMING 6TH GRADE PARENT NIGHT

VIRTUAL INCOMING 6TH GRADE PARENT NIGHT

Monday, March 21 @ 6:00 pm - parents of incoming 6th grade students are invited to attend this virtual session where Charlotte Wood counselors will discuss middle school curriculum, course selection and other FAQs.  
 
ONLINE ELECTIVE REGISTRATION FOR 2022-23 SCHOOL YEAR

ONLINE ELECTIVE REGISTRATION FOR 2022-23 SCHOOL YEAR

Incoming 6th Grade students must complete and submit their class selection Google form no later than Friday, April 1, 2022.  Sixth grade students must choose one (1) elective and two (2) alternate classes.
 
Sixth Grade Elective Descriptions:
 
  • Exploratory Wheel (choose Art Exploratory on IC) - There are anywhere from 4-6 classes that revolve in a wheel-like rotation over a set number of weeks.  Classes may include:  Art, Drama, Foods, Music, Living Skills, Computers, Chorus
  • Cadet Band - Cadet Band is our beginning level woodwind, brass and percussion ensemble. Most students will begin the class on basic instruments such as the flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, trumpet, trombone and percussion. In an effort to expand our instrumentation students will have the opportunity to begin oboe, bassoon, bass clarinet, tenor/baritone saxophone, baritone/euphonium and tuba. This course will review the basics of musicianship including rhythm and note reading that were learned in elementary school, then progress to include the more advanced concepts of dynamics, tempo, articulation, blend, balance and intonation. Students will learn music in a variety of genres. Participation in regularly scheduled cocurricular
    performances is mandatory and formal performance attire is required.
  • String  Orchestra - Orchestra is a class for 6th–8th grade students who play violin, viola, cello, bass or piano. We learn a variety
    of music ranging from classical to pop and perform concerts throughout the year, including field trips. Students of all experience levels come together to create memorable musical experiences.
  • Chorus - Choir students will learn to use their voice to create beautiful music. Music of a wide variety of styles, cultures and time periods will be studied and performed including a cappella, classical, jazz, spirituals, and “pop”! Get ready for an awesome, fun-filled year of singing!
  • Guitar - This class is open to all students who would like to learn the basics of guitar -- note reading, chords, and fundamentals of music. Students will be responsible for individual practice and performance during class, in addition to group instruction. Students must provide their own acoustic guitar. We will perform evening recitals in December and May.
  • Unscheduled 1st period - Students have the election of requesting a six period day at Charlotte Wood; however, we recommend students take advantage of our elective courses. We do not guarantee students selecting a six period day will receive that in the case of other schedule conflicts, but we will do our best to honor all student requests. Students requesting this option should still enter their elective choices in the case that a six period
    day cannot be accommodated.
  • Unscheduled 7th period - Students have the election of requesting a six period day at Charlotte Wood; however, we recommend students take advantage of our elective courses. We do not guarantee students selecting a six period day will receive that in the case of other schedule conflicts, but we will do our best to honor all student requests. Students requesting this option should still enter their elective choices in the case that a six period
    day cannot be accommodated.
  • Resource - **Students currently receiving Resource in elementary school MUST choose Resource as your Requested Course.
 
Questions?  Contact Julie Mignano (jmignano@srvusd.net or 925-855-4416)