Innovation Middle School Counselors 

Fawn Goldstein
Last Names A-L
Extension: 5372236

Melissa Walters
Last Names M-Z 
Extension: 5372326

Guidance Support Clerk
Maria Parilli
Extension: 5372101

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

How are my child’s classes selected?

Students are placed in accordance with multiple data points, including FSA scores.  We challenge our students to take the most rigorous courses according to these pieces of data.  Students’ electives are assigned based on student preference and the availability of the course. 

How do I monitor my student’s progress? 

You can monitor your child’s progress through Skyward and Canvas.  When you have specific questions about assignments please reach out to the teacher.

How do I set up a parent LaunchPad account (Skyward/Canvas)?

To set up a parent Launchpad account, please go to to follow instructions on how to create your parent account.  You can opt to use email or phone number, but please make sure you are using what you provided as your primary email/phone.  You will also need to student ID number.

How do I contact my child’s teachers? 

Please see our Faculty Tab above

How do I set up a Parent/Teacher Conference?

Please contact the Guidance Support Clerk, Mrs. Parilli at extension 5372101.

Parent/teacher conferences take place at 8:40 a.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. 

How do I report an absence or turn in an excuse note? 

Students can turn in an absence excuse note to the attendance clerk, Mrs. Zucchetto, in the main office. Absence excuse notes are subject to approval.  If you have to report an absence/s or have a concern please reach out to our Attendance Clerk.  

How do I report an incident that happened at school or on the school bus?

We want to ensure that we are as proactive as possible with any incident presented to us.  Please encourage your child to reach out to your child's dean: Mr. Chambers (Last Names A-L) or Mr. Concannon (Last Names M-Z) 

If I am worried about my child’s social and/or emotional well-being, who can I contact?

Please contact your child’s counselor or our SAFE Coordinator Jennie Frey at extension 5372238.

If I am interested in my child taking an online class off campus, how can we set that up?

Please visit  Have your child set up an account and choose the class they are interested in taking through OCVS (Orange County Virtual School, incorporated into FLVS).  Core classes have to be discussed with Counselor ahead of time.  All courses have to be approved by the student's middle school counselor before starting the online class.

How do high school courses taken during the middle school years affect my child's future?
Refer to the High School Credit Course Memorandum of Understanding for more information