Calling All Fifth-Graders! Join the “D97 Middle School Connection” Program

Exciting news for our fifth-grade families! District 97 is introducing a fantastic opportunity to help your student transition smoothly to middle school. District 97 Middle School Connection is a three-day program designed specifically for our incoming sixth-graders. It’s a great way for students to ease into middle school life and make new friends before the school year starts.

Here's what you need to know:

Program: District 97 Middle School Connection
Dates: August 13-15, 2024
Time: 9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location: Julian Middle School
Cost: Free for all District 97 incoming sixth-graders
Lunch: Provided at no cost
Transportation: Students assigned to a bus route for middle school will have pick-up and drop-off services available.
Sign Up Deadline: May 9, 2024

The District 97 Middle School Connection program offers a mix of fun activities, team-building exercises, and an introduction to middle school academics. It's the perfect opportunity for students to build confidence, meet their peers, and get a feel for their new school environment.

Ready to Sign Up?

Click here to sign up your student for the District 97 Middle School Connection program. If you have questions, you can contact Tequila Butler, Associate Principal of Teaching, Learning, and Arts, at Julian Middle School, at [email protected], or visit