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Learning

A safe place for students to explore possibilities

Middle school represents a unique time in our students’ lives when they are growing and developing in all areas. In addition to all of the physical, emotional and social changes students are going through, we also know they are keenly aware and sensitive to fitting in and finding the right path.

We get middle schoolers. We understand their unique needs. Our staff are experts in more than just the content they teach. We are committed to providing learning experiences that are developmentally responsive, challenging, empowering, equitable and a whole lot of fun! Students explore a variety of interests in hands-on and engaging ways. Whenever possible, subject areas (like science and art or social studies and math) are integrated to provide relevant, real-world experiences both inside and outside of the classroom.

Our students build relationships with their teachers and peers while acquiring skills such as self-advocacy, organization, time management, communication, and effective study strategies.

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Get To Know Our Schools

Oak-Land Middle

Stillwater Middle

“Teachers have shown a true desire to invest in each student and offer any additional personalization  necessary. Building relationships between students and staff is sure to guarantee success in all areas!”


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Family Roadmap

Wondering what your child is learning in school right now? Or maybe you just can't remember when they're suppose to have that school physical completed! Our Family Roadmap is designed to help you find the answers to all of your school-related questions.

Can't find what you're looking for here? Contact your child's school directly or visit our full Family Roadmap for information on early learning, elementary, middle school, high school and beyond.

 

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Caring Relationships

Middle school students get to know one another and develop meaningful relationships with staff through things like

  • Where Everyone Belongs (WEB) mentor and anti-bullying program for 6th graders
  • Advisory classes
  • Grade-level teams
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Personalized Learning

Middle school teachers get to know each student and work to engage them in learning by understanding their personal strengths and passions. 

Students can also select from a variety of courses that spark their interest.

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Real-World Experiences

Whether in the classroom or beyond, we want to make make middle school relevant for our students.

More than 60% of our students participate in activities beyond the school day - from music and drama to math club and robotics.

“I appreciate the content, as well as the fact that my children are allowed to progress at a faster rate than others in the same class. This keeps them motivated and engaged."