Polson Transition

For Madison Public Schools Students and Parents Entering Walter C. Polson Middle School 

Grade levels listed below are current 2018-2019 grade levels

Principal Visits

Principal Frank Henderson will visit Brown to meet with current 5th and 6th graders who will all attend Polson in 2019-2020

Date: January 2019

Time: TBD (During school hours)

Polson Counselors and Program Coordinators Meeting with Students

Department leaders and counselors will meet with Brown students by grade level to explain the Elective Course selection process.

Date: February 2019

Time: TBD (During school hours)

Current Grade 5 and 6 Parent "Meet and Greet" at Polson

This PTO sponsored event will be an opportunity for parents of incoming Polson students to tour the building while being led by current Polson students, and to get a general overview of the programs

Date: March 2019

Time: 7:00 PM

Current Grade 5 and 6 Students Visit Polson/Social Event

  • Building tours and information sharing for incoming students
  • Additionally the Polson team is planning a social event for all incoming Polson students (current 5th and 6th graders) along with current Polson 7th Graders

Date: May 2019

Time: TBD (During school hours)

Parent Transition Meeting for Current Grade 5 and 6 Parents

The Polson team will host a formal transition meeting for all incoming parents sharing programs, student supports, and extracurricular activities

Date: May 2019

Time: 7:00 PM

Placement Letters

  • Grade 6-8 Placement Letters will be sent home in August 2019

Back to School Orientation

  • Back to School orientations will be held in August 2019