Grisham Counseling

6th grade Choice Sheet presentation 2018
2017-2018 Transition to 7th grade Choice Sheet.ppt
2017-2018 Transition to 8th grade Choice Sheet
6th Grade Choice Sheet GMS 18-19.doc
7th Grade Choice Sheet GMS 18-19 (1) (5).doc
8th Grade Choice Sheet GMS 17-18.doc

Counselors worked on transition choice sheets with the current 6th and 7th grade students January 10th-12th. The full presentation and choice sheets are posted above. Your child should also have a paper copy of the choice sheet and the presentation is also posted on their Google Classroom account. Clarification if your child is currently in the 6th grade you will refer to the 7th grade Choice Sheet and Presentation. Current 7th graders will refer to the 8th grade Choice Sheet and Presentation. The completed choice sheets are due January 26, 2018. If you or your child changes your mind about your choices a change of mind request form will be sent home in May.

Cyber Safety Lessons

6th and 7th graders completed Guidance Lessons on Cyber Safety and David's Law in November and December. 8th grade students met with Mrs. Leverette January 10th and 11th to discuss staying safe online and the importance of David's Law. David's Legacy Foundation provided stickers for all GMS students. The stickers may be placed on their phone or computer reminding them of their pledge to never use their electronic devices as a weapon. For more information on David's Law click here.

High School Planning presentation

Westwood Counselors will be visiting Grisham January 22nd and 23rd to discuss 9th grade choice sheets. All students should have received a postcard with their appt. time for Westwood High School registration.

Westwood HS registration will be February 14th and 15th in the GMS library. Parents are encouraged to attend with their child at their designated appt. time.

*Please note that if your student is zoned for another HS, you will need to apply for a transfer in February and contact your student's zoned HS counselor so they are aware of the transfer. Please check the RRISD website for transfer applications after the 1st of February.


In case you missed the McNeil High School Registration in December, McNeil HS Presentation and Choice sheets can be located here.

8th graders have been planning for high school courses! They brought home their draft on yellow carbon paper. These drafts are talking points for student 1 on 1 meetings with Westwood counselors February 14th and 15th or McNeil counselors December 1st. To view the presentation click here. This presentation is intended to help with the planning process. For specific course requirements please attend the Westwood 8th grade parent night February 5th at 6:30pm @Westwood High School or speak with your Westwood or McNeil counselor at your 1 on 1 meeting. Appt. cards for Westwood 1 on 1 meetings will be mailed home soon. McNeil students will register with McNeil counselors December 1st.

Early College High School

Thursday,December 7th from 6:00pm to 7:00pm-Early College HS Parent info night@Grisham

Students attending the Early College High School are given a unique high school experience focused on academics with a rigorous course of study enabling them to earn an associate degree from Austin Community College (ACC) at the same time they complete their high school diploma. The Round Rock ISD ECHS is an educational opportunity afforded to students via a partnership between Round Rock ISD and ACC. Interested students are expected to discuss this high school option with their parents/legal guardians before applying.

For more information click on the links below.



ECHS website

Westwood Ambassadors presented to 8th grade. To view their presentation click here.