Curiosity & Passion Drive Learning

When students explore their questions, passions, and interests they make
connections that expand their learning and personal development.

  • Arts and Design

    All students progress through a three-year experience in visual arts, performing arts, and maker, design, and engineering so that they advance from Middle School with not only an introduction to many aspects of arts and design, but also a taste of the many opportunities they might have in Upper School.

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  • Athletics

    With nearly 90% of Middle School students participating in at least one of the School’s over 50 interscholastic teams, the athletic program allows students many opportunities to explore an interest they want to pursue.

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  • Student Life

    The Middle School offers a variety of opportunities for students to expand their learning outside the classroom through Junior Prefects, pep rallies, social events, and trips.

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  • Learning Strategies

    Learning Strategies is a year-long, daily course providing students the necessary skills in time management, note-taking, organization, and project planning and management to balance rigorous academics with an open, choice-driven humanities program.

Learning Demands Interactive and Flexible Spaces

The HIVE

Designed to be a creative and collaborative space, the HIVE houses our Maker, Design, & Engineering programs allowing students access to 3D printers, computers, and high-resolution prototyping tools which allow them to explore all aspects of a maker community.

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Project-Based Learning

We believe in a student-centered approach to school in which students learn through the experience of solving a real-world, open-ended problem.

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Relationships are foundational to
establishing a love of learning.

Conferences

The partnership between parents and teachers is a vital one in the life of a student, and one that we seek to foster more intentionally in the Middle School. Throughout the year, there are numerous opportunities for parents, teachers, and students to connect and discuss any aspect of the students’ Middle School career.

During student-led conferences, students guide the conversation about their own development, show demonstrations of learning, and receive feedback from parents and teachers on plans for the future. 

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Community Groups

Every student in the Middle School belongs to a Community Group which meets daily. In addition to providing students with an opportunity to connect more deeply with a small group, Community is designed to provide multiple options for student engagement.

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Academic
Resources

The Academic Resource Center provides students the tools and opportunities they need for academic success. Our learning coaches work with students, teachers, and parents developing instructional strategies to personalize learning.

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Work that matters is work that potentially
makes a difference in the world. Today.

Servant Leadership

Striving to foster a spirit of service in our students, our grade levels partner with organizations throughout the community to help each child see how he or she can make a difference. 

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Take the Next Step

We look forwarding to meeting you and hearing your story.

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