5th Grade Transition

5th to 6th Grade Goddard Transition/Registration Information for Students and their Parents
Welcome to Goddard Middle School!  Please  read the information below to help you and your student with the transition from elementary to middle school. We know this is an anxious transition, so we encourage you to take part in one of these opportunities to learn about Goddard Middle School.  These sessions are for parents & guardians only. We are excited to have your student join our school and look forward to your visit.  

Incoming 6th Grade Information Sessions & Parent Orientation

  • Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 10:30 (GMS Library)
  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 10:30 (GMS Library)  Special Ed Information and Q & A Session @ 10:15!
  • Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 7:00 @ Arapahoe High School    *This is a District Sponsored event & will talk on a more general level about the LPS Middle School Philosophy.
  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 10:30 ( GMS Library )
  • Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. CANCELLED, due to Covid19. All LPS Buildings will not be open to the public until April 6th.
     (Cafeteria) *Parent Orientation (At this Orientation Session, you will learn about the classes & meet the 6th Grade Teachers)


Counselors Visit the Feeder Elementary Schools-  Registration information given and students are sent home with a registration card to be signed by parents.  Here are the dates:  

  • Moody:  March 10, 2020  @ 8:30

  • Centennial:  March 12, 2020  @ 8:30

  • East: March 12, 2020  @ 12:45

  • Wilder: March 16, 2020  @ 8:30

  • Runyon: March 16, 2020  @ 12:45

  • Field: March 17, 2020  @ 8:30

Incoming 6th Grade Student Visit Goddard Dates-  Tour of the Goddard building and to meet with the Counselors.

  • FIELD & MOODY visits GMS on April 21, 2020  @ 9:30-11:00

  • CENTENNIAL visits GMS on April 30, 2020  @ 9:30-11:00

  • WILDER visits GMS on April 28, 2020  @ 9:30-11:00 

  • EAST and RUNYON visit GMS on April 30, 2020  @ 9:30-11:00

  • If your student does not attend one of our feeder schools, please pick one of the dates above for your student to attend.  No need to RSVP, just show up on the day & time that works best for you. Check in at the Main Office and we will connect you and your child with the group.

Music Instrument Screening- For students to try out instruments to find out which instrument they would like to play.

  • April April 7, 2020  6:00-7:30pm in the Cafeteria.

  • If your student cannot attend the Instrument Screening night, your student can still sign up for either Band or Strings.  The teacher will help decide what instrument works well for students during the first couple of days of school in August.

  • For questions contact Mr. Farrell at: mfarrell[at]lps.k12.co[dot]us

SCHEDULE’s- will be available to print at home approximately 3-5 days before school begins or students will be able to pick one up the first day of school.

PICTURE DAY- August 18, 2020
Pictures will be taken at school, once school has started. Date 8-18-2020. *pictures will be taken during students Science Class.
Order On-line, via registration or Order Forms will be available at our Open House or  will be available in the Main Office.

OPEN HOUSE -  TBA, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m..  This will be an opportunity for Goddard Students to have a “Sneek-A-Peek” at the school, put school supplies in their locker, pay fees, sign up for PTO Volunteer opportunities and get out those last minute, First Day of School Jitters. Teacher’s will not be available.

VIKING PRIDE DAY - First Day of school.  6th Graders come for the first 2 hours of the day and new to Goddard 7th & 8th Graders come at 10:30. This is our new student orientation program that pairs 8th grade W.E.B Leaders with new students.  There are fun games and activities that take place throughout the school. This time is designed to orient and begin the process of meeting new students. This gives the 6th graders, and our new to GMS 7th & 8th Graders, a chance to have the school all to themselves for the first part of the day.

INFINITE CAMPUS- It is mandatory for every household to have a Parent Portal Account. Please visit https://campus.lps.k12.co.us/campus/portal/littleton.jsp or have your students elementary school help you set up an account. All families must have a Parent Portal Account by the time your student reaches middle school. The reasons for having an account are:

  • Registration will all be done On-line
  • Safety of your child
  • Check Student’s Grade & Attendance
  • Receive & communicate with your students school & teachers
  • See & Print Schedules

If you have transition questions, please contact one of our counselors: Jenica Loether,  jloether[at]lps.k12.co[dot]us or Meghan Gadell, mgadell[at]lps.k12.co[dot]us