Incoming 6th Graders


Counselors Visit the Feeder Elementary Schools to present registration information and send students home with a registration card to be signed by parents.  

  • Tuesday, March 10th, 12:45pm, Highland 
  • Thursday, March 12th, 8:30am, Hopkins
  • Thursday, March 12th, 12:45pm, Twain
  • Monday, March 16th, 8:30am, Franklin
  • Monday, March 16th, 12:45pm, Runyon
  • Tuesday, March 17th, 8:30am, Lenski
  • Tuesday, March 17th, 12:45pm, Sandburg

Incoming 6th Grade Parent Orientation - Thursday, April 2nd   POSTPONED

  • Optional tour of the building, 6:00-6:30 pm
  • Presentation in Powell’s Cafeteria, 6:30-7:30 pm
  • NOTE: If your student does not attend any of the LPS elementary schools OR your student is in LPS but does NOT currently attend one of our feeder elementary schools (Franklin, Highland, Hopkins, Lenski, Runyon, Sandburg, Twain).  Please bring your student so that you will be able to complete the registration card as you learn about the classes we offer in 6th grade at Powell.

Music Instrument Screening - Wednesday, April 8th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm POSTPONED. Students interested in taking Band or Strings are encouraged to come and try out instruments to find out which instrument they would like to play.

  • If your student cannot attend the Instrument Screening night, your student can still sign up for either Band or Strings. The teacher will help students decide what instrument works well for students during the first few days of school in August.
  • For questions contact Mrs. Watkins at mwatkins[at][dot]us or Mr. Eilert at: deilert[at][dot]us.

Incoming 6th Grade Student Visit Dates: Students receive a tour of the Powell building and get to meet with 8th Grade Pride Leaders to learn about Powell and ask questions.  Students from schools listed below will ride a bus to/from Powell.

  • Tuesday, April 21st, 9:30-11, Twain, Lenski
  • Tuesday, April 28th, 9:30-11, Franklin, Hopkins, Sandburg
  • Thursday, April 30th, 9:30-11, Highland, Runyon
  • NOTE: If your student does not attend one of the schools listed above, please pick one of the above dates for your student to attend.  No need to RSVP, just show up at the time that works best for you.  

If you have transition questions, please contact our 6th grade counselor, Courtney Orrange (corrange[at][dot]us).

Click link to view our 2019-2020 Curriculum Guide