• Hello 6th Grade
    Meet our Admin Team
    Elizabeth Miller, Principal  emiller@littleelmisd.net
    Meg Tillman, Assistant Principal  mtillman@littleelmisd.net
    Kelly Painter, Counselor  kpainter@littleelmisd.net 
    Important Dates: 
    • October 30th - Course selection forms sent home with 5th graders
    • November 1st - Chart Your Course at Little Elm High School - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
    • November 8th - Sixth Grade Transition Parent Night at Powell - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
    • November 10th - Course Selection forms due to 5th grade campuses.
    • Week of November 13th - Elementary counselors will meet with all students who have not turned in a completed form at this time.  Please note that the form will be completed by the counselor.
    • Week of November 27th - Elementary counselors will meet with fifth grade students to enter course selection information into Focus

    View our Transition Newsletter - English

    Spanish Version

  • Facts to Know:

    • All students will have 7 periods, plus a Lobo Zone
    • 5 periods will be core classes (Science, Social Studies, English & Math double block)
    • All students will take PE or Pre-Athletics (both count toward middle school PE credits)
    • Students will choose one of three electives for their 7th class: Band, Choir, Art/Theater/Technology (Semester courses)

    What is Grit?

    Click above to view Angela Duckworth's TED talk about GRIT.


    Resources for Parents:

    Here are a few resources for parents to help guide your 5th grader through this exciting transition.

    Guiding Our Children Through School Transition

    Making the Move to Middle School

    Adolescents and the Transition to Middle School