Middle School (6th-8th)
By actively meeting the developmental needs of early adolescents in grades six to eight. The Middle School program allows students to grow into themselves - academically, physically, artistically and spiritually.
The Middle School's traditional structure is designed to prepare students for academically rigorous high schools. A stimulating curriculum engages young minds by developing sound study skills and creating inquisitive habits of mind. Technology is integrated in all areas. The Middle School is committed to the development of the whole child. Students are encouraged to be physically fit through P.E. classes and athletic programs. The fine arts are emphasized through co-curricular classes and a variety of music, art and drama activities. Spirituality is addressed with religion classes and weekly chapels, often involving the Student Vestry.
Experienced, committed Middle School educators who care about each student and respect individual differences, have specific goals for student learning. They teach responsibility, encourage intellectual curiosity, demonstrate that hard work leads to success and foster an excitement for lifelong learning.
Middle School students are the oldest on campus. They fulfill a variety of leadership roles in their classrooms and within the school community including student government, sports teams, clubs and service activities. In preparation for the future, student leaders learn to set goals, work together and be flexible in a constantly changing world.