6th to 7th Grade Scheduling
Your child’s counselor at WMS is assigned based on the alphabetical breakdown of last name: Juli Brown (Last Names A-G), Craig Spinner (Last Names H-O), Jill Yoder (Last Names P-Z). Your child’s counselor will follow them on to 8th grade.
Students, along with their parents, will be submitting their elective course selections online via PowerSchool.
This selection process will take place April 13-19. Parents and students can log in and make changes any time during this window.
Students at WMS have 7 classes per day which are approx. 45 min. long. WMS operates on four 9-week quarters.
ALL students will be assigned 5 full-year core courses: Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Wellness (PE/Health).There is nothing you need to do for this.
All students will also be assigned College and Career Readiness (CCR 7) which will be for ONE 9-week quarter.
The WMS Course Description Catalog contains a detailed description of every course offered, visual examples of schedules, and choices.
Students with Individualized Education Plans do not need to complete online requests. Questions, concerns, requests should be discussed with their teacher(s) at WIS during annual case review meetings. Counselors will receive all the information necessary for scheduling. If you have specific questions, please contact your child’s teacher directly.
The remaining spaces will be filled with as many courses as possible within students’ chosen interest areas:
Exploratory Elective Interest Areas
Fine Arts (2D Art, 3D Art, Music Exploration)
STEM (Automation/Robotics I, Medical Detectives, Tech Apps)
World Language Survey (Choose 1 or more: French, Spanish, German)
Life Ready (FACS,Study Skills)
Media/Journalism (Media 7, Broadcast Journalism)
Requesting Elective Classes in PowerSchool
Use Chrome, Safari, or Mozilla to log into your Student or Parent PowerSchool Account.
Click on the Class Registration link on the left side of the screen.
Follow directions to select music and interest areas.
If you are interested in auditioning for Show/Adv Choir, choose Choir and adjustments will be made by counselors after auditions.
Click Submit when you are done.
Click HERE for a video tutorial on how to make
selections in PowerSchool!
Application Required Course-Yearbook
The following optional course requires an application be submitted to participate. If a student applies and is accepted into the yearbook course it will automatically be put in the student’s schedule and any other elective choices will be adjusted accordingly by the counselor.
Click HERE to view the application and submit.
NOTE: Students must log in with their google information (firstname.lastname@example.org) to access application.
Advanced/Show Choir Audition Information
Calling all singers and performers! Auditions for the WMS Advanced/Show Choir -- Vocal Motion -- are open right now! We are looking for students who love to sing, perform, harmonize, work as a team, and challenge themselves! We are especially in need of male singers next year.
Welcome Back Open House will take place before school begins in August. Time and date TBD. This is time for students to pick up their schedules, receive lockers and combinations, tour the building, decorate and put supplies in lockers, pick up Chromebooks, purchase yearbooks, etc.
Should you have additional questions, please feel free to contact your child’s counselor at WMS..