5th Grade Orientation

Staying Connected through Middle School

Welcome Incoming 6th Graders and Parents!

This evening will include information about middle school, 6th grade curriculum, and activities offered to 6th grade students at Granger Middle School. Following a brief introduction, there will be three voluntary informational sessions for parents regarding:

1. Organization and Middle School Parenting

2. Cyber Education

3. Middle School Guidance Department

*The evening will begin in the gymnasium along with break-out schedules and locations.

*These breakout sessions will take place following Orientation in the gymnasium

*Incoming 6th graders are invited to attend a special session with our Grizzleaders during the orientation evening.

*For questions please contact:

Kelle Lalko- kelle_lalko@ipsd.org or Carla Axt- Carla_axtpilon@ipsd.org

Granger Middle School- 5th Grade Orientation

Tuesday, April 26th, 6pm

2721 Stonebridge Boulevard

Aurora, IL

This night will begin at 6:00 pm in the gymnasium with Ms. Fiorenza welcoming all incoming 6th grade parents and students. Ms. Fiorenza will address all subject areas and general information about Granger Middle School.

The breakout sessions will begin at 6:20 pm. They will include organization/ parenting a middle schooler, cyber education, and information from Granger's guidance department. All sessions will be geared toward middle school parents and students, giving helpful tips to support a positive middle school experience.

All incoming 6th grade students are invited for an opportunity to meet with our student leadership team The GRIZZLEADERS for discussions about middle school, how to get involved, and be successful! The student session with the Grizzleads will be held at the same time as the 6th grade orientation for parents.


6:00 pm- 6:15 pm- Welcome, Laurie Fiorenza- Principal

6:24-6:44 pm- Session #1

6:47-7:07 pm- Session #2

7:10-7:30 pm- Session #3

*Each breakout session will be offered three times during the evening.

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