Middle School Academic Planning
Academic Advising for Rising 7th and 8th Grade Students
While the course selection process is now done online, please use the resources below to assist you with your planning for next year.
- Course Selection Sheet Rising 7th Grade
- Course Selection Sheet Rising 8th Grade
- Course Selection Sheet Rising 9th Grade
- Please take time to read and plan for next year's electives using this Virtual Electives Fair document. For 6th and 7th grade students, to learn about particular electives, visit the MS Electives Fair Site. For 8th grade students, to learn about particular electives, visit the HS Electives Fair Site. Students will need to log into their FCPS Google account to view the site. Parents, please ask your student to log in for you if you would like to view the content on the MS Elective Fair Site
- Electives Explorer
Course Selection for 2022-23
Virtual Academic Advising Schedule: (These dates are subject to change.)
January 11, 7:00 – Rising 7 Parent Night - CANCELLED
January 11th, Robinson High School counselors will present course options to rising 9th grade students. Students will meet with their counselors to pick classes beginning February 1st - February 18th Parents will be able to view course selections via their SIS ParentVue account. Directions for entering courses coming soon.
January 13 – Virtual Elective’s Fair – current students will have an opportunity during Advisory to access the elective videos to begin thinking about which courses they want to take in the 2022-2023 school year. This FCPS Google site will remain active through the academic advising season for rising 7 & rising 8 students to view. Parents will need to ask their students to log in to view videos showcasing elective courses that will be offered for the 2022-2023 school year.
January 20th - Rising 7 Question and Answer Zoom Session - 6:00 p.m. Presentations will be sent to families prior to the Q & A Session.
Rising 7 & Rising 8 students and parents will be able to access the middle school Elective Explorer and Course Selection Sheet through Schoology. Parents are encouraged to review course selections with students and discuss the wonderful opportunities that are available.
The last week in January, Robinson Middle School counselors will meet with rising 7th grade students at their elementary school to discuss academic options for the school year and answer questions students may have. Students will have access to StudentVue to select courses directly in SIS. Parents will be able to view course selections via their SIS ParentVue account. Directions for entering courses coming soon.
February 2nd through February 18th, Robinson Middle School counselors will present course options to rising 8th grade students. Parents will be able to view course selections via their SIS ParentVue account. Directions for entering courses coming soon.
If students would like to change a course that they selected during academic advising, they can contact their counselor. Some classes may be closed due to reaching maximum enrollment. Students can be added to the waitlist for closed classes. Current 6th grade students should contact your elementary school counselor. For Current 7th and 8th grade students who wish to make changes, please contact your counselor.
All requests for changes to course selections must be made prior to June 10, 2022.
Please be aware that school counselors will be meeting with students during January and February, so scheduling a meeting during this time could be a significant challenge. Responses to emails or phone calls may also be slower than usual, however they will respond to you as soon as possible.