Rising 9th Grade Transition Outline

  • Each year, ELMS collaborates with ELHS Counselors to provide opportunities to prepare your child for the transition to ELHS.

    Our transition program includes classroom visits, field trip tours, ELHS Open House, and ELHS Registration.

    Classroom Activity: Getting to Know Me:

    Students complete a "Getting to Know Me" activity form for review and placement in their future ELHS student folder.

    Classroom Activity: ELHS Questions and Answers PowerPoint:

    Students participate in an open forum of questions and answers with a PowerPoint presentation addressing frequently asked ELHS questions.

    Classroom Activity: Career and College Account -

    Our Career and Development Counselor works with students to create an account in Major Clarity for career and college readiness activities

    Major Clarity lessons include a personal career inventory along with career and exploration activites for in-depth information available for use at home

    Field Trip Tours:

    ELHS School Play

    ELHS Tour

    Gaston College Tour

    Lincoln County School of Technology Tour (LCST)

    Classroom Activity: ELHS Counselors Present: All About Rising 9th Grade Online Registration, and Graduation Requirements 

    Students learn about the ELHS Online Registration Process

    Students are informed about the online Lincoln County High School Registration Guide

    Students receive a copy of the ELHS Online Registration Cheat Sheet  

    Students receive Online Registration start and stop dates to submit their requested ELHS classes

    ELHS Curriculum Night:

    Students and Parents are invited to the Annual ELHS Curriculum Night for Students and Parents. Date and time are TBD .

    ELHS Registration  (1 on 1 registration review at ELMS):

    Students meet with ELHS counselors at ELMS 1 on 1 to review their submitted 9th grade courses for accuracy, interest and personal challenge   

    Classroom Lessons: What is a GPA, Honors, AP, College Credit? What is a High School Transcript? What are the 9th grade electives?-

    Students learn about the variety of ELHS electives available to request for 9th grade

    Students learn about the requirements for Rigorious Regular, Honors, AP and College Credit course options at ELHS

    Students learn the ELHS Grading System - (GPA) Grade Point Average calculations for unweighted & weighted, for Regular, Honors, AP and College courses

    Students complete a Grade Point Average practice worksheet

    Students learn about the ELHS Transcript, and have hands-on experience reading/reviewing ELHS transcript samples.