Transition Across Grade Level Plans


 The transition from one grade to the next can be especially challenging for children. To make this shift more easily, careful planning and preparation is necessary. This page provides additional information to assist with your child's transition. 


 New Student Orientation - August 29th 

Students new to the district will be invited to a "NEW" student orientation offered by the respective building principals.

Cedar Drive Middle School - 9:30 AM
Conover Road Elementary School - 11:00 AM
Conover Road Primary School - 1:00 PM 


Pre-School Orientation - August 

Preschool students will receive a letter in mid-August that will invite them to an orientation session with their teacher and classmates the week prior to school. Details will follow.


 Kindergarten Orientation - June 12th- 9:30 am - 11:00 pm 


3rd Grade Parent Orientation - August 30th , 9:00 AM

Students will have the opportunity to meet their classroom and related arts teachers. Parents will meet with Mr. Osmond in the school cafeteria while students are with their classes.  


"MOVING UP" School Wide Meeting -CRES

June 22nd at 9:30 to 10:30 

(Students Only)


 Grades 4 Chromebook Deployment Dates

 Attend ONE Session only  

August 28th at 11:00 AM

August 28th at 5:30 PM

Please be on the lookout for an e-alert in August containing "Next Steps" information.

5th Graders Transitioning to 6th Grade

Parent Orientation -June 8th
7:00 PM  

 The evening will include a tour of the building, "helpful hints" from current 6th grade students, and an overview of all academic and extracurricular programs.  We look forward to seeing you on Thursday! 


5th Graders Advancing to 6th Grade
 Grade Tour of CDMS –June 15th



 Guidelines for Parents -Placement Requests    PDF