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Next year’s 6th graders (Current 5th grade students) - We look forward to meeting our new students and families!

Upcoming Events

On Monday, February 13th, Pine Lake Middle School Counselors and Administrators will host Course Request Zoom meetings with the elementary schools in Pine Lake’s feeder pattern. Pine Lake staff will visit students via Zoom in their elementary classes to introduce middle school and the course request process.  Students that will attend Pine Lake next school year but are currently attending a special program are welcome to attend any session. Zoom links will be shared with 5th grade teachers for this event.  

The session times are: 

  • Sunny Hills Elementary- 10:30 to 11:15 am  

  • Discovery Elementary- 1:00 to 1:45 pm  

  • Creekside Elementary- 2:00-2:45 

  • Endeavor, Clark, Challenger, Cedar Trails, Cascade Ridge, Briarwood (may join any session listed above)  

Also on Monday, February 13th Pine Lake Middle School will host 5th Grade Parent Night from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm via Zoom. The Zoom Link for this session will be provided to families via Skyward email and on the PL website on the morning of 2/13. 5th Grade Parent Night is for parents/guardians of current 5th grade students. Pine Lake staff will review the middle school course request process shared with students earlier in the day during classroom Zoom meetings.  

 All incoming students will complete the online Course Request Process.  Students will need to access their district email.  Instructions for accessing email, Student Access and the Course Request Process will be sent to families in February.   All Course Requests are due by Tuesday, February 28th at 8 am.

Currently, Pine Lake is working with elementary schools in our feeder pattern to schedule a school day visit to PLMS in June. This school day visit will allow students to see Pine Lake’s campus and hear from middle school students about the transition to middle school and PLMS’s program and offerings.  

Optional Electives Open House - Current 5th grade students and Families  

On Wednesday, February 15th from 6:30-7:30, Pine Lake will host an Electives Open House.  This event will allow families to discover the Trimester electives as well as Music Electives in the music department. To limit crowding, one parent per child will rotate through information sessions about 6th grade Electives.  

Optional Course Request Question and Answer (Q and A) Session for Current 5th grade families  

On Monday, February 27th via Zoom from 1 to 2 pm- Join Pine Lake counselors and administrators to get answers to course request questions. (Link provided via Skyward email to parents on the morning of 2/27). 

Course Request Closes for Current 5th grade families  

Course Requests must be completed in Skyward by Tuesday, February 28th at 8 am.  If you need additional help meeting this timeline, please reach out to Pine Lake’s registrar at hoetzelk@issaquah.wednet.edu