Spring Course Selection Process

  • LCMS Course Request BookThe following information is for current Lewis and Clark students:

    Spring Course Selection Process for Upcoming School Year 

    Your student will receive a grade-level course selection form to fill out for the upcoming year.  A few days will be given to complete the packet at home. Please make sure you fill out the forms completely and sign/initial in all the appropriate spots.

    It is essential that you have logged into PowerSchool as a parent to “Update Student Information.” This ensures your student receives a packet for the correct school. If you need help logging in, contact your current school.

    Current 5th graders advancing to 6th for the upcoming school year:

    Please refer to the Current 5th grader tab under "Will your student attend Lewis and Clark 2020-2021?)

    Packets are handed out at the elementary school they attend. Students will be given a few days to complete the packet at home.
    Included in the packet:

    • Course Selection Form
    • Full instructions with parent checklist
    • Information about Lewis and Clark Middle School 

    Current 6th graders advancing to 7th for the upcoming school year:
    Packets are handed out at Lewis and Clark Middle School by the Grade-Level Counselor. Students will be given a few days to complete the packet at home. Your student will need their PowerSchool log in information for this process.
    Included in the packet:

    • Course Selection Form
      • Peer tutor elective recommendation form - students must request this from their counselor

    Current 7th graders advancing to 8th for the upcoming school year:
    Packets are handed out at Lewis and Clark Middle School by the Grade-Level Counselor. Students will be given a few days to complete the packet at home. Your student will need their PowerSchool log in information for this process.
    Included in the packet:

    • Course Selection Form
      It may also include:
      • Honors Rigor Form - students must request this from their counselor
      • Assistant Elective Recommendation Form - students must request this from their counselor during their presentation in World Civ
      • Peer Tutor Elective Recommendation Form - students must request this from their counselor during their presentation in World Civ

    Current 8th graders advancing to High School for the upcoming school year:
    Packets are handed out at Lewis and Clark Middle School. Students will be given a few days to complete the packet at home. Then they will be assisted at school in the course selection process by their Grade-Level Counselor and the High School Counselor from their assigned high school.  Your student will receive a packet from your assigned high school based on the student's physical address in PowerSchool (If this changes, please plan to provide a utility bill as proof of residence)

    If you have a question about the packet you received:

    1. Check your student information on PowerSchool – make sure the address is accurate and there is no punctuation in the address field.
    2. If you have had a recent address change, provide proof of address to your current school.
    3. You may fill out a transfer request application for another school but there is no guarantee it will be approved. You must fill out the packet for your assigned school. If the application is approved, the information will be transferred to the new school.
    4. Finally, if you still have questions, contact LCMS Registrar 208-350-4400

    Spring Course Selection Information Course Description Book