Exploratory studies are an important phase of the Middle School program.  Students experience new and exciting opportunities through problem solving activities, skill development and project-based learning.  Exploratory courses meet every other day for a trimester or all year. Explore all the programs and classes offered by browsing the links to the right.

 

ART

Class Grades Eligible Duration
General Art (Grades 6-8) Trimester
Drawing and Painting (Grade 6) Trimester
Sculpture (Grades 7 & 8) Trimester
Visual Arts Workshop (Grades 6-8) All Year

COMPUTER EDUCATION

Class Grades Eligible Duration
Computer Education (Grades 6-8) Trimester
Media Production Trimester

HEALTH

Grades Eligible Duration
Grade 6  1 Trimester
Grades 7 & 8 2 Trimesters

MUSIC

Program Duration
Choral All Year
Instrumental All Year
Music (Percussion Ensemble & Beginning Piano) Trimester

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Grades Eligible Duration
Grades 6-8 All Year

PUBLIC SPEAKING/DRAMA

Grades Eligible Course Duration
Grade 6 Intro. To Speech/Drama Trimester
Grade 7 Speech Communication Trimester
Grade 8 Intro To Public Speaking Trimester

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

Grades Eligible Course Duration
Grade 6 Introduction to CAD Trimester
Introduction to Robotics
Grades 7 Engineering the Future I Trimester
Engineering the Future II
Grade 8 Engineering the Future III  Trimester
Electricity and Communications (ETF IV)