Category Archives: Articulation

2019-20 Course Cards & Applications

Course Cards for 2019-2020 School Year — next year’s 7th/8th are DUE 2/27

RBSMS 2019-2020 6th Gr Course Card
RBSMS 2019-2020 7th Gr Course Card
RBSMS 2019-2020 8th Gr Course Card
WCHS 2019-2020 9th Gr Course Card: FRONT
WCHS 2019-2020 9th Gr Course Card: BACK
ZHS 2019-2020 9th Gr Course Card: FRONT
ZHS 2019-2020 9th Gr Course Card: BACK

Articulation: MOVING UP

Current 6th & 7th grade Articulation Timeline

  • Wed 2/20 Thu 2/21:      Registration in cafeteria: 
    • 2nd hr: 6th grade
    • 3rd hr: 7th grade
  • Mon 2/25: Parent Course Card Presentation @ Community Connections
  • Wed 2/27:   ALL DUE: Course card, applications for Infinity & AVID

Current 8th grade Articulation Timeline

  • Wed 1/30:     √ Field trip to WCHS for zoned students (Ms. Lessem)
  • Thur 1/31: √ WCHS Curriculum Fair for students and families
  • Wed 2/6:       ZHS course card presentation to 8th grade 1st hr

Current 5th grade Articulation Timeline

  • √ Wed 1/30:     ES admin/counselors at RBSMS for planning meeting
  • Fri   02/15:     ES accept/decline Pasco Pathways school choice (Infinity)
  • Monday 3/4-Friday 3/7: Elementary Articulation Week
  • Mon 3/04 10am      Pinsky/Band/AVID presentation at WZES
    • 2:15pm   Pinsky /Band/AVID presentation at CWTES
  • Tues 3/05 10am      Pinsky /Band/AVID presentation at Woodland ES
    • 2:30pm  Pinsky /Band/AVID presentation at NRES
  • Thu 3/07 10am Pep Rally in Gym for WZES/WES/CWTES/NRES students
    • 5:30pm Parent University evening for students & families
  • Thur 3/14:      ES Course Cards due to ES (do NOT courier)
  • Fri. 03/15:      Pinsky goes to ES to collect cards (3/16-3/24 Spring Break)

Infinity & AVID Applications

2/6/19 Update for Infinity Academy applicants:

  • Students who received acceptance emails for Infinity:  district will update the myStudent account to reflect acceptance. 
  • Students who were accepted but didn’t yet respond must respond by 2/15. 
  • Students who applied but didn’t receive an acceptance email will still be considered for open seats.

Mrs. Pinsky will present at our feeder elementary schools information about our school’s curriculum,  Infinity Academy and AVID elective.

Day10 AM PresentationPM Presentation
Monday 11/26Woodland ESNew River ES (12:15)
Tuesday 11/27West Zephyrhills ESChester Taylor ES (2:00)
  • Students and parents can apply for Infinity at this link until the application window closes 12/14 3/15: .
  • Students and parents can apply for AVID at this link
  • Teachers will be contacted for references, the student’s academic, assessment, attendance, and behavioral history will be compiled, and all factors including the student’s essay on the application form will be reviewed in January March 2019.
  • Notifications about application status will occur late January April via the parent-provided email from the application.
  • Please contact Mrs. Pinsky via email or phone (813 794 6500) if there are any questions about the application process, course cards, electives, or the Infinity Academy program.

Articulation Overview At-A-Glance


Enrolling in Online Courses

How to enroll in an online course: (note:  to fulfill the PE requirement — sign up for PERSONAL FITNESS, not  Hope):

  1. Go to Pasco eSchool Course catalog:
  2. 8th graders enrolling in High School PE, searchfor PERSONALFITNESS (if you are looking to fulfill the 1 whole year credit of PE requirement, first complete Personal Fitness.  After completing Personal Fitness, you will need to register/complete semester of Fitness Lifestyle Design, or  Outdoor education — see Ms. Pinsky for questions)
  3. Click the Red “Register Now” button on the right hand column with a parent.
  4. Complete the form with a parent:
    1. Name, ID #, DOB, high school course, segment A, if you’re wanting Honors credit (if available), gender, grade level, attending RBSMS
    2. Date you want to start your course and for “School Counselor”, scroll past all the High School Counselors to select Ms. Pinsky’s name from Middle School Counselor list (if you’re an 8th grader or Infinity.  6th Grade students select Ms. Holzum’s name, 7th grade students select Ms. Lessem’s name).
    3. Parent then signs the form electronically
  5. After submitting the form,  you and your parent will receive emails from Pasco eSchool to complete the sign up process (this link will help you).  YOU MUST CREATE AN ACCOUNT tocomplete the process.  Your parent will also create an account (after you have completed yours) and will need your login information in order to link their account to yours.
  6. Your parent will then need to go on their FLVS account and approve your course request. Click here to begin creating your Parent/Guardian Account -this link will help you do that.
  7. After parent has approved the course request, contact your school counselor and she’ll verify your enrollment.
  8. Next, you’ll see on your Dashboard once you’ve been assigned to a teacher.  When you have a teacher assigned, be sure to follow the Instructions emailed to you by Pasco eSchool:  go on your teacher’s Welcome Page, read that information, SCHEDULE YOUR WELCOME CALL, and look over the Pace chart.
  9. Using your Pace chart and your calendar, schedule your assignments, DBAs, and assessments into your calendar.


With your parent having a Parent/Guardian Account, they will have:

  • 24-7 online access to submitted and/or graded assignments and your child’s grade book
  • Monthly phone calls from teachers
  • Monthly progress reports emailed to parent emails
  • Regular email updates from teachers
  • Extensive access to teachers

How to create your Parent/Guardian Account:

  1. Student Completes Application: First, the student must complete the sign up process. Once the student has completed the online application he/she will receive a Student Username/ Password. You will need this Student Username/ Password to create your Parent/Guardian Account.
  2. Create your Parent/Guardian Account: Click here to begin creating your Parent/Guardian Account

Course Cards, HS grad reqmts, Bright Futures

Course Cards for incoming 6th graders, current 6th grade moving to 7th grade, current 7th grade moving to 8th grade and 8th grade moving to high school.

RBSMS 6th gr Course Card 2018-2019

RBSMS 7th gr Course Card 2018-2019

RBSMS 8th gr Course Card 2018-2019

High School Information:

ZHS Course Card for 2018-2019

PHS Course Card 9th gr 2018-19 Front and Back PHS 9th Grade Course Selection Sheet

State of Florida HS diploma requirements for students entering 9th grade

Bright Futures Scholarship requirements (FAS and FMS)

5th to 6th grade Articulation information

Welcome RBSMS Bulldogs!

On Tuesday, March 13th, we’ll kick off Articulation with a Pep Rally here at RBSMS!  Our cheerleaders will welcome you and we’ll have a morning of fun and information to help get you ready for middle school next year!  Then that evening, bring your family to our Parent University Night to meet our teachers and tour our program!

8th to 9th Grade Articulation Information