Welcome to RobertR.LazarMiddle School!We look forward to the next three years as your child grows educationally, physically, and emotionally with us.We understand there may be a sense of anxiety brought on by the anticipated move from elementary to middle school. We want to assure you and your child that we will be here to assist and make the transition as comfortable, smooth, and enjoyable as possible.
We are beginning to prepare student schedules for 2013 -2014.In order to maintain a smooth transition from elementary school to middle school we ask that you acquaint yourself with the following information.
All students will be recommended for four core academic classes along with the level offered in Math and English Language Arts.
Math (Math 6 / Math 6 Honors)
English Language Arts (English Language Arts 6 / English Language Arts 6 Honors)
The schedule also includes:
Physical Education (two marking periods)
Movement (one marking period)
Health (one marking period)
All 6th grade students will take the following REQUIRED cycle classes:
Students have the opportunity to select their Elective Enrichment Cycle Courses through the Parent Portal.
There are two Elective Enrichment Options available
OPTION #1 is to schedule for the entire school year ONE the following.
ØBand and Choir
ØChoir and Orchestra
OPTION #2 is to take the following courses for one marking period each.
ØInterest & Inquiry 6
ØNutrition, Food and Consumer Studies 6,
ØTV Production 6
ØEHA 6 (Study Hall)
All recommendations can be viewed through the Parent Portal and the Elective Enrichment cycle will be open for selection.
ØClick on Scheduling Tab located on top of screen to view recommended courses
ØClick on Requests Tabto make elective selection THEN Click on Request a Course button for Visual and Performing Arts
ØThe Scheduling Portalwill remain open until June 14, 2013.
Your Parent Access account needs to be viable for viewing recommendations. If you have any difficulties please reach out to the Parent Access Helpline for assistance: e-mail email@example.com or 973-331-7100 ext. 2699.
Thank you in advance for your attention to this matter and we look forward to a very successful 2013 – 2014 school year.