Wondering what a day in the life of a Middle School student looks like? Check out a sample schedule and class descriptions below. Please note that academic and enrichment periods vary by grade level and times on Wednesdays will differ due to the 2 p.m. dismissal.
Instruction targets defining operations and vocabulary while developing computational, thinking and problem-solving skills.
Content focuses on literature comprehension and fluency (decoding) through direct instruction beginning with learning how to learn and advancing to applying these skills on challenging assignments.
This is an extension of the Language Arts curriculum. Areas that are addressed include spelling, vocabulary building, grammar, and written expression.
Students in fifth and eighth grades study American History and how decisions, events, laws, and wars were a result of the culture, knowledge, and technology of the day. Sixth grade students explore the world’s ancient civilizations, while students in seventh grade are exposed to cultures, economies, climates, and geographic regions of the world through World Geography.
Instruction targets developing a general fund of knowledge and a working vocabulary that is built upon each year. The Science program fosters problem solving, reasoning skills, experimentation, and exploration.
Enrichments & Tutorial/Extended Learning
Enrichment Class Offerings
Offerings include Music (Band, Choir, Music Tech, Video Tech), Physical Education, Technology Skills, Art, Photography, Theatre, Theatre Tech, Boys and Girls Groups, and Essential Skills Workshops. Offerings vary by grade level.
Tutorial (5/6) and Extended Learning (7/8) Period
These classes are designed for students to receive additional academic/enrichment support in an area of need.