Middle School Information

5th Into 6th Grade Orientations

East and West Middle Schools will be hosting 5th into 6th grade orientations at their schools. Students will be selecting their elective courses and learning more about what to expect in middle school. It is important that both the student and a parent attend the orientation. To help you and your child in selecting elective courses, please take a moment to review the middle school course guides at the bottom of this page. Please see below for information regarding each schools orientation dates:

East Middle School 5th into 6th Grade Orientation

  • New Date: Tuesday, January 30th
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    EMS Cafeteria (1776 Three Mile Rd)

    After the presentation there will be a scavenger hunt to look for the various elective course options throughout the building in addition to signing your new Trojan up for fall classes and tours of EMS by Student Trojan Ambassadors. If you have questions, please call 933-7300.

West Middle School 5th into 6th Grade Orientation

In order to provide our incoming families with a more personalized experience, we have assigned two different times for orientations. If the assigned time will not work for your family, then please plan to attend one of the other scheduled times. If you have further questions, please feel free to contact Marsha Warne at 231-933-8260. All meetings held at WMS Little Theater (3950 Silver Lake Road)

  • Tuesday, Feb. 6th
    4:45 PM - 6:00 PM  
    Blair, Central Grade

    6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    Westwoods, Montessori
  • Monday, Feb. 12th
    4:45 PM - 6:00 PM  
    Willow Hill

    6:30 PM - 7:45 PM  
    Silver Lake, Long Lake

Developing Your Roadmap For High School Graduation & Beyond

Middle school is the time to get your roadmap in place so you can take advantage of many TCAPS opportunities available. Did you know you may already be earning high school credits from some classes you have taken — such as World language, Algebra, Geometry, and Environmental Science?

Jump start your high school journey now so you can take advantage of exciting option. You can choose to dual enroll at NMC and also take Advanced Placement courses to earn college credits while you are still in high school. Choose to take part in any number of global study exchange programs that TCAPS offers; or find an internship learning opportunity and explore a career that interests you.

Begin your roadmap today and discuss your options with your parents, teachers, and counselors.

See the quick links above for roadmap planning tools, examples of high school schedules, and college planning resources.

Seventh and Eighth Grade Students Can Earn High School Graduation Credits

As part of their regular course work, all TCAPS 8th grade students can earn high school credit in math and science, both 7th and 8th grade students may earn high school credit in world language. Credits can be earned when students pass designated tests in these content areas. No sign up required.