Academic Advising

Course catalogs, selection sheets, pacing, sequencing, process guides, and more

General Information for all MS Students & Families:

On this page we will be posting relevant academic advising information for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. 

Math Pacing and Sequencing

Advanced Academic Program

Middle School Honors Classes

Electives Video

  • Coming soon!

Rising 7th Grade

Curriculum Night 

Online Course Catalogs

Course Selection Sheets will be provided by our Student Services Department.

Process Guides

Rising 7th Grade Introduction to RRMS Presentation

Click here to view the information presented by our counselors at the elementary schools.

Course Selection Quick Guide

The following is a quick guide for completing the course selection sheet.

Rising 7th Grade

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Select Required Courses (English, Social Studies, Science, Math)

  • Advanced Academic students select only Math level
  • General Education students determine honors enrollment
  • Math placements are made based on test scores and final grades

Select Electives

  • Select any yearlong electives (maximum 2)
  • Rank ALL semester electives in order of preference
  • Important: Students must rank semester electives even if they choose 2 year long electives

Parent Review, Signature and Change Requests

  • After parent review, students turn in the signed course selection sheet to their elementary school counselor
  • Students will then work with elementary school counselors to enter course requests online through SIS Student Vue

Rising 8th Grade

Online Course Catalogs

8th Grade Elective Applications:

Course Selection Quick Guide

The following is a quick guide for completing the course selection sheet.

Rising 8th Grade

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

    February 6th and 7th:

    Counselors will meet with 7th grade teams to present a lesson on registration, course selection and elective choices. 

    February 11th-19th:

    Counselors will meet one-on-one with students during Science to discuss courses and teacher input. At this time we will enter core courses online according to teacher recommendations. 

    Students will also select electives

    • Select any yearlong electives (maximum 2)
    • Rank ALL semester electives in order of preference
    • Important: Students must rank semester electives even if they choose 2 year long electives

    Counselors will email families once conferences have been completed.

    Course selection sheets will be sent home detailing exactly what has been entered online.

    Parents should review selections with students and send the course selection form back with requested changes.

    Rising 9th Grade

      Step 1

      Step 2

      Step 3

      January 11 - 17:

      High school counselors will visit RR to meet with students and discuss course selection, diploma types and life in high school. 

      High School Visit Date:
      Chantilly HS Tuesday 1/15
      Westfield HS Monday 1/14
      Centreville HS

      Tuesday 1/15

      Fairfax HS Friday 1/11
      Fairfax HS Field Trip Thursday 1/17
      Robinson Secondary Monday 1/14

       

      Counselors will meet one-on-one with 8th grade students during Science to discuss teacher input, course selection and advise. 

      Course selection forms will be sent home with teacher input/recommendations. 

      Counselors will email families once conferences have been completed.

      Parents should review selections with students and send the course selection form back with requested changes.

      Online Course Catalogs: