MIddle School Day
In Middle school the schedule is organized around A days and B days with 6 classes on each day. Classes begin at 07:50 and end at 2:50 pm on regular days and 12 pm on shortened day. There is a regular mentor period each day where students meet with their mentor in groups of 10-12, to work on study skills, service projects or to receive targeted learning instruction.
Students receive instruction in Literacy and Numeracy every day in order to ensure a strong development in these core skills. in addition, they classes in Social Studies, Science, Physical Education and during the course of the year are exposed to four exploratories: music, art, drama and design technology. They are also given an elective each semester in one of the following courses: Global Issues Network; video game design, theater production, photography, band (year-long) and advertising and design using technology. Additional support classes include number sense for numeracy support and learning support also take place during this elective block.
Shortened days occur approximately twice a month, on Wednesdays, when school finishes early at 12 pm.