Valparaiso Community Schools

Thomas Jefferson Middle School Program Guide

Valparaiso Community Schools

2017-2018 TJMS Middle School Program Guide

This program guide begins with the mission statement for Thomas Jefferson Middle School which we use as our guide for curriculum and practices for a consistent middle school experience for our students. This guide will give an overview of course descriptions and a visual schedule for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.

Mission Statement

Thomas Jefferson Middle School recognizes that each of our students comes to us with unique and individual needs. Our mission is to challenge all of our students to reach their greatest potential through a fully integrated curriculum. We encourage students to become lifelong learners by developing a passion for knowledge and a desire to enhance their community and the world around them. We strive to appreciate a diverse community that fosters mutual respect and social responsibility enhanced by a strong partnership between home, school and the community.

We Believe all Students: benefit when the school staff, parents, and community collaborate in the education process; need to be provided a solid academic foundation, which includes communication, research, and technology skills; need skills to adapt, compete, and achieve in an ever-changing society; and need to feel valued and respected as individuals with diverse experiences and backgrounds while developing character, citizenship, and responsibility.

Course Descriptions

Academic Courses consist of Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Spanish and German

Allied Arts Courses consist of General Music, Art, Industrial Technology (IT), Family and Consumer Arts (FACS), Digital Communication (DigiCom), Project Lead The Way, Health and Physical Education (PE)

Math/Reading Lab is small group intervention that is built into a student’s schedule during one or more of the Allied Arts rotations. This class is for students who need additional course instruction and development in specific reading or math skills.

Support Classes include 6th and 7th grade Reading Skills and Strategies class using the Fast Forward Reading Program along with additional homework support .

Performing Arts is Band, Choir and Orchestra which takes place 3 days per week during advisory

Advisory time is utilized in a variety of ways including individual study time, help from individual teachers, team-building activities, enrichment activities, grade level programming/activities, Performing Arts time

Language Arts

Language Arts 6

ELA at the sixth grade level consists of two classes, Language Arts and Literature, often taught consecutively by the same teacher.  Language Arts instruction expands students’ understanding and use of the conventions of standard English.  Narrative, informative, and argumentative compositions are taught using the six traits of writing. In Literature class, students focus on text structures and using the text to support claims.  This is accomplished through using a variety of fiction and nonfiction materials, such as the textbook, trade books and novels, magazines, and online articles.  Throughout the year, selections are also integrated with social studies themes and areas of study.  

Honors Language Arts 6

Students are recognized through fifth grade test scores and teacher recommendation to participate in our honors classes.  These classes follow the same curriculum concepts with increased pacing and depth.

Language Arts 7

The 7th Grade English Language Arts course focuses on multiple genres of literature and several writing styles that will be taught and practiced throughout the year. Students will work independently and collaboratively at developing reading, vocabulary, spelling, writing, listening, and presentation skills. All of these skills will be embedded in a variety of units that will require students to analyze text, make inferences, and think both critically and abstractly.

Honors Language Arts 7

In 7th grade Honors Language Arts, student will enhance their skills in reading, writing, vocabulary, speaking and listening.  In addition, emphasis will be placed on critical thinking, in-depth literary analysis, writing for many purposes, and supporting arguments through textual evidence. Texts and resources include short stories, novel studies and informational text.  Discussion and written responses are an integral part of this course as students form claims about reading and writing and then prove those claims.

Communication Arts 7

The Communication Arts class serves to reinforce and build on skills previously learned such as grammar, vocabulary, nonfiction text analysis, and written skills.  This course is designed to help students continue to develop an appreciation of written and spoken language. Students in this class will gain a greater understanding of the skills that are needed to become a successful writer and thinker.  Students who are not enrolled in a World Language class are enrolled in a Communications Arts class.

Language Arts 8

In 8th grade Language Arts, students will enhance their skills in reading, writing, vocabulary, speaking and listening and will practice supporting arguments through textual evidence. Texts and resources include short stories, novel studies, informational text, and media.  Units are guided by an underlying question which students explore through discussion, technology, written responses, and both individual and group collaboration.

Honors Language Arts 8

In 8th grade Honors Language Arts, students will enhance their skills in reading, writing, vocabulary, speaking and listening.  In addition, emphasis will be placed on critical thinking, in-depth literary analysis, writing for many purposes, research,  and support arguments through textual evidence. Texts and resources include short stories, novel studies, informational text, and media.  Discussion and written responses are an integral part of this course as students form claims about reading and writing and then prove those

claims.  

Communication Arts 8

The Communication Arts class serves to reinforce and build on skills previously learned such as grammar, vocabulary, nonfiction text analysis, and written skills.  This course is designed to help students continue to develop an appreciation of written and spoken language. Students in this class will gain a greater understanding of the skills that are needed to become a successful writer and thinker.  Students who are not enrolled in a World Language course are enrolled in a Communication Arts class.

Math

Math 6-Level 2

All students not enrolled in the level 1 math course, will be enrolled in the level 2 course.  This course requires students to master the sixth grade math standards.  Topics include, but are not limited to:  whole number, decimal, and fraction operations; simplifying numerical and algebraic expressions with positive numbers; write and solve one-step equations and inequalities containing one variable; geometry and measurement concepts including area and perimeter of polygons, area of complex shapes, and volume and surface area of rectangular prisms. Students from this course will typically move to 7th Grade Math Level 2.  However, students who show exceptional mastery of topics may be considered for 7th Grade Honors Pre-Algebra.

Math 6 Honors-Level 1

This is a rigorous course that combines all of the sixth and seventh grade critical standards.  Students in this course are prepared to take a pre-Algebra course in 7th grade and Algebra I in 8th grade.  Topics include, but are not limited to:whole number, fraction, decimal, and integer operations; simplifying numerical and algebraic expressions; write and solve multi-step equations and inequalities containing one variable; geometry and measurement concepts including area and perimeter of polygons, area and circumference of circles, area of complex shapes, volume and surface area of prisms and cylinders, and Pythagorean Theorem; linear equations and slope; solve problems involving percent, including tax, discounts, markups, commission, and interest.

Math 7- Level 2

All students who are not enrolled in Pre-Algebra are enrolled in Math 7, level 2.  This course requires students to master the seventh grade math standards.  Topics include, but are not limited to:whole number, fraction, decimal, and integer operations; Algebraic concepts such as slope and writing and solving equations and inequalities containing one variable; Geometric concepts including area and circumference of circles, volume and surface area of prisms and cylinders; proportional reasoning and percent applications; data displays, statistical analysis, and probability. Students from this course will typically move to 8th Grade Math Level 2.  However, students who show exceptional mastery of topics may be considered for Algebra I as 8th graders.

Math 7 Honors (Pre-Algebra) – Level 1

This course is designed for students who were in 6th grade Honors Math or students who have been identified by their current math teacher as exceptionally strong math students.  Student motivation is often a key to success in this class as both 7th and 8th grade academic standards in mathematics are covered during the course of the school year.  The progress of individuals enrolled in this course will be monitored carefully and schedule changes may be considered for those who struggle with the material or expectations of the course. Topics include, but are not limited to:  computation with rational numbers; scientific notation, proportional reasoning and percent applications, Algebraic concepts such as solving 1-variable equations and linear equations; Geometric concepts such as Pythagorean Theorem, transformations, area, surface area, and volume; and statistical concepts such as analyzing data sets, and probability.  The course is designed to prepare students to take Algebra I as 8th graders.

Math 8 - Level 2

All students who are not enrolled in Algebra I are enrolled in Math 8, level 2.  This course requires students to master the eighth grade math standards.  Topics include, but are not limited to:computation with rational numbers; Algebraic concepts such as solving 1-variable equations and linear equations; Geometric concepts such as Pythagorean Theorem, transformations, and volume; and statistical concepts such as analyzing data sets, and probability.  The course is designed to provide students with the necessary background to be successful in Algebra I as freshmen.  

Math 8 Honors Algebra I – Level 1

This course is designed for students who are currently in 7th grade Pre-Algebra or students who have been identified by their current math teacher as exceptionally strong math students.  This is a high school level course and is extremely rigorous.  It is particularly important that Honors Algebra I students are highly motivated and willing to make the time commitment necessary to be successful.  Student motivation is often a key to success in this class.  Topics include, but are not limited to: solving equations and inequalities; linear equations and functions; systems of equations; quadratic functions; polynomial operations including rules of exponents; radicals; rational expressions; as well as a few Statistical topics such as Scatter Plots, Correlation and Causation, analyzing data for reliability, and frequency tables. Students who are enrolled in Algebra I will be given the OPTION to count the course for high school credit and to include their semester grades as part of their high school GPA.  Students will determine if they wish to take the course for credit in January after completing Semester 1.  Students who opt not to take the course for credit can still remain in the course, but their grades will not be used to calculate their high school GPA nor will they earn two high school credits. Students who successfully complete Honors Algebra I will be recommended for Geometry as freshmen.    

Math Lab 6, 7, 8

Students that have struggled in math in past years and/or who have had low scores on NWEA or ISTEP may also be placed in an additional Math Lab class for part of the year.  Since math courses often build on previously taught material, the goal of this class is to help bridge the gap in skills by giving students an opportunity to revisit skills that they have struggled with in the past.  Topics may cover grade level content or content from earlier grades based on students’ needs.  Additionally, there will be an emphasis on reviewing basic math computation facts and test taking strategies. This course will take place during your child’s Allied Arts/PE time and students will be separated by grade level.

Social Studies

Social Studies 6

Students in sixth grade compare the history, geography, government, economic systems, current issues, and cultures of the Western World with an emphasis on Europe, North America, South America, Central America, the Caribbean region and Antarctica.  Instructional programs for sixth grade students include experiences which foster the passage from concrete examples to abstract reasoning, concepts, ideas, and generalizations. Opportunities to develop skills include the use of a variety of resources and activities.

Social Studies 7

Students in seventh grade explore the history, geography, government, economic systems, current issues, and cultures of the Eastern World with an emphasis on Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands, Australia, and New Zealand.  In-depth studies provide greater understanding of environmental influences on economic, cultural, and political institutions.  Opportunities to develop thinking and research skills include reading and interpreting maps, graphs, and charts.

Social Studies 8

In Grade 8, students focus upon United States history, beginning with a brief review of early history, including the Revolution and Founding Era, and the principles of the United States and Indiana constitutions, as well as other founding documents and their applications to subsequent periods of national history and to civic and political life.  Students then study national development, westward expansion, social reform movements, and the Civil War and Reconstruction.  Students examine major themes, issues, events, movements, and figures in United States history through the Reconstruction Period (1877) and explore relationships to modern issues and current events.

Science

Science 6

Our goal is to deliver a balanced learning experience to meet the needs of your diverse 21st century student. TJMS 6th grade Science class is designed to help students begin to develop the basic skills a scientist might experience and need to be successful. Students will develop problem-solving skills, and be engaged in learning and exploring science.

Activities will focus on such topics as scientific method, basics of investigative science (inquiry), basic forms of energy, structure of our solar system, the interactions of life on the planet, and how nature utilizes energy in the world. Students will work to increase scientific literacy through reading comprehension, writing strategies, and a wide variety of content oriented methods. Appropriate hands on lab activities and/or projects will be tied directly to the curriculum. Units of study: Methods of Science (metrics, graphs, scientific tools etc.), Scientific Method, Motion and Energy, Understanding Waves, Exploring the Universe, and Interactions of Life.

Science 7

The TJMS 7th grade science curriculum uses an integrated approach to general science that focuses on chemistry, physical science, earth science, and life science. Our aim is to meet the needs of the individual student while aligning with the Indiana State Science Standards for 7th grade. To engage our 21st century learners, hands on activities are stressed and include student discovery, laboratory experiments, problem solving, model building, cooperative learning, classroom discussion, and writing opportunities for research and self-expression. Interdisciplinary subject areas are incorporated whenever possible. Students will be first exposed to scientific inquiry and engineering. Following this, student study atoms, molecules, compounds, and states of matter. Next, they move on to physical science where they will investigate Newton's laws of motion, energy transfers and transformations, and energy resources. The second semester guides them through Earth's interior, rocks and minerals, and geologic time. In our last quarter, students study cells, specialization, and body systems. Most importantly, we try to help the students realize the close connection between studying science and their own lives.

Honors Science 7

The advanced 7th grade science course incorporates both the 7th and 8th grade level Indiana State Science Standards into its curriculum.  The goal of this course is to prepare students for enrollment and successful completion of the Biology I Pre-IB class as an 8th grader. To engage our 21st century learners, hands on activities are stressed and include student discovery, laboratory experiments, problem solving, model building, cooperative learning, classroom discussion, and writing opportunities for research and self-expression. Topics covered in the class include engineering and design, atoms and states of matter, laws of motion, mass and energy, heat transfer, rocks and minerals, geologic time, plate tectonics, cells and body systems, chemical and physical changes, the Periodic table of elements, climate change, genetics and evolution.  Students must also be enrolled in honors math 7(pre-algebra) to be enrolled in this class.

Science 8

Eighth grade students at TJMS are challenged to take the scientific method to the next level by applying it to real world problems. Throughout the curriculum, problem solving is utilized to lead students to self-discovery about major concepts. Students in Grade 8 will understand how atomic structure determines chemical properties and how atoms and molecules interact. Students will explain how the water cycle is driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.  Eighth grade students will realize how natural and human events change the environmental conditions on the earth. Students will explain the predictability of characteristics being passed from parent to offspring and how a particular environment selects for traits that increase survival and reproduction by individuals bearing those traits. STEM standards will be explored by developing explanations, designing solutions, and constructing prototypes to evaluate impacts on the environment and to explore other possible solutions. Along with the current academic standards for this subject, the Science Literacy Standards are incorporated with the expectation of reading and writing skills development.  

        

Honors Science 8- Biology

Biology I Pre-IB, the highest Biology track open to 8th and 9th graders, provides through regular laboratory investigations and classroom activities a study of the structures and functions of living organisms and the interactions with the environment. This study explores the functions and processes of cells, tissues, organs, and systems within various species of living organisms and the roles and interdependencies of organisms within populations, communities, ecosystems, and the biosphere. Students have the opportunities to (1) gain understanding of the history of the development of biological knowledge, (2) explore the uses of biology in various careers, and (3) investigate biological questions and problems related to personal needs and social issues. Students must also be enrolled in Honors 8th grade math, Algebra, to be in this class.

World Language

Spanish 7 (1A)

This course is an introduction to the Spanish language and culture.  In this course, students will acquire the tools needed to exchange basic information about themselves. They will engage in spoken and written communication about everyday life, such as school and family.  In addition, students will learn about customs across the Spanish-speaking world, with emphasis on the United States, Spain and Mexico. Spanish 1A is the equivalent of the first semester of Spanish I at the High School level.

German 7 (1A)

This course is an introduction to German language and culture. Students will learn to speak and write about people, feelings, hobbies, and preferences. They will also learn to make basic requests and ask simple questions. Culture and geography lessons will teach students about Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. German 1A is the equivalent of the first semester of German I at the High School level.

Spanish 8 (1B)

Spanish 1B is a continuation of basic Spanish Language and culture.  Students will continue to learn vocabulary and structures needed to exchange information, describe people, places and things, and make plans with others.  They will also learn more about geography and culture in the Spanish-speaking world.  This course is the equivalent of the second semester of Spanish I at the High School level.  Students taking Spanish in both 7th and 8th grade will earn High School World Language Credit.

German 8 (1B)

This course is a continuation of German 1A, expanding the vocabulary, grammar, and culture learned during the 7th grade. Students will learn to speak and write about family members, possessions, food, and shopping. New grammar constructs will be introduced so that students can form more complex sentences. German 1B is the equivalent of the second semester of German I at the High School level. Students who successfully complete both 7th and 8th grade German will earn High School World Language credit.

Allied Arts

Physical Education 6, 7, 8

Students will participate in physical activities that will improve their overall fitness levels.  Students will become aware of the importance of their emotional and social well-being through cooperative activities.  A variety of skills, lead-up games, and competitive games will improve all three sides of the health triangle.

Health 6

Students will comprehend concepts related to a balanced triangle, tobacco, fire safety, CPR, body systems, and growth /development.

Health 7

Students will comprehend concepts related to mental/emotional health, social health, alcohol, HIV/AIDS, reproduction, childbirth, pregnancy, and an introduction to drugs.

Health 8

Students will comprehend concepts related to drugs, relationships, fitness, body image, dating/violence, sexually transmitted infections, communicable and noncommunicable diseases.

Family and Consumer Science (FACS) 6, 7, 8

This seven week course develops skills relating to interpersonal relations, sewing, food preparation, and nutrition. In 6th grade, students focus on personality, family interactions, and communication. They also learn about the MyPlate and how to build healthy meals. 6th graders additionally learn how to hand sew a button on fabric. In 7th grade, students use the sewing machines to make a pillow. 7th graders also learn about nutrients and portion sizes. In 8th grade, students use the sewing machines to make a gym bag. They also learn about unit cost of food items and ways to affordability shop for healthy food.  All grade levels cook in a hands-on lab setting for about 2-3 weeks of the 7-week rotation. They learn to work skillfully and efficiently in the kitchen while preparing tasty and nutritious foods. The classes are taught using a variety of materials and methods with an emphasis on a “hands on approach” whenever appropriate.  Students are evaluated on their tests, sewing projects, food labs, and daily assignments.  The course is designed to be relevant to the students’ present-day lives and to be a foundation for future high school FACS classes.

Industrial Technology 6, 7, 8

Industrial Technology/Engineering is a seven week course. Students are exposed to four areas of technology: manufacturing, communication/design process, construction, and transportation. Students will have an opportunity to apply their knowledge with the use of resources to meet human needs and solve problems. Activities include using Auto-Desk 17.0, Maker Bot (3D printing), Carve Wright (computer controlled carving machine), manufacturing (picture frame holder), and construction (building homes and tower design).

Art 6, 7, 8

Art is a seven week course. Students will create art using Discipline Based Art Education. DBAE is a style of teaching using Art Production, Art History, Art Criticism, and Aesthetics. Students will create a variety of artwork starting with Prehistoric Art and spanning through the 20th Century. Students will experience various media and use technology to create artwork.

6th Grade Art students will be working on the following projects in class: Prehistoric Art - symbols, Roman Art Mosaics, Medieval Art Illuminated Letters, One Point Perspective (Illustrator). These projects can change to due time of the course and class sizes.

7th grade Art students will be working on the following projects in class:Elements of Art Notes and Quiz , Hamsa Hands Clay, Mixed Media/ Color Theory, Morphing Faces (Photoshop)

7th grade Artistically Talented students will be working on the following projects in class as well as the regular 7th grade course work:Cubism Portrait (Color Theory),Sculpture, Day of the Dead Faces. Students are chosen to take this class based on work ethic, class work, homework completion, and a drawing test given in the late spring.

8th grade Art students will be working on the following projects in class:Principles of Design Notes and Quiz Review Elements of Art, Gradation Scale and Shaded Forms, Op Art (Illustrator), Sculpture / Abstract, Comic Strip (Illustrator)

8th grade Artistically Talented students will be working on the following projects in class as well as the regular 8th grade course work:Fauvism Mannequins/Popcorn, Facial Features, Sculpture Abstraction. Students are chosen to take this class based on work ethic, class work, homework completion, and a drawing test given in the late spring.

Digital Communication 6, 7 ,8

6th Grade Keyboarding is a seven week course that focuses on developing good technique, accuracy, and speed with touch keyboarding. Students will be exposed to the Google suite. Students are also introduced to the many aspects of what it means to be a responsible Digital Citizen.

7th Grade Information Technology is a seven week course that prepares students to use computers and software programs to effectively handle communication-related school assignments and to develop communication competencies needed for personal and professional activities. Students further their understanding of Digital Citizenship through an animated scenario based application.

8th Grade Finance and Careers is a seven week course that focuses on basic personal finance skills that are relevant to the live of teens to lay a solid foundation for financial independence and future financial decisions.  Topics include Money Management, Borrowing, Earning Power, and Financial Services.  The Careers curriculum provides students opportunities to explore their personal goals, interests, and aptitudes as they relate to career concepts, including the 16 national career clusters and Indiana’s College & Career Pathways, and determine what they want and expect for their future. Students learn about various traditional and nontraditional careers and gain an awareness of the level of education and type of training needed for a variety of careers and occupations. Students use an interactive tool that teaches teens digital citizenship through student-directed, media-rich activities that tackle real-world dilemmas. Students learn from the experiences of their peers then create collaborative projects that voice their ideas for making smart, safe choices online.

General Music 6, 7

General Music 6 is a seven week course in which students will learn about ear health and how to develop healthy listening habits. Expanding on their elementary music experience and knowledge, they will discover how the orchestral instruments evolved as they learn about the historical periods spanning from the Antiquity through the Romantic Period. In addition, they will learn about the major composers of the periods and the evolution of music notation. The music theater unit will give students the opportunity to discover the relationship between music, dance and storytelling.

General Music 7 is a seven week course in which students will continue the study of music history beginning with Nationalism and Impressionism in the late 1800s to present time including learning about the roots of American Popular Music. The Electronic Music unit includes recording, creating and listening to music as it has evolved over the past 100 years. They will learn about music for films and sound effects and movie scores are created to add to the drama of the movies.

Project Lead the Way (PLTW) 8-App Creators

At TJMS, we expose 8th grade students to computer science by analyzing and developing solutions to authentic problems through mobile app development during a 7 week course.  We will also convey the positive impact of the application of computer science to other disciplines and to society. Students will customize their experience by choosing a problem that interests them from the areas of health, environment, emergency preparedness, education, community service, and school culture.  

Performing Arts

Orchestra 6, 7, 8

Students are provided an opportunity to study music on traditional string instruments including: violin, viola, cello, and bass. Through group instruction, individual practice, and performances, students will master the fundamentals of music performance including tone quality, intonation, balance, blend, phrasing, dynamics, articulation, rhythm, melody, while learning to read music. The courses progress logically and are designed to take students with no previous musical experience and help them to become proficient musicians on their chosen instrument.

Band 6, 7, 8

Thomas Jefferson Middle School Bands provide instruction on traditional woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments.  The courses are designed to pursue excellence as citizens, students, and musicians.  Thomas Jefferson bands are dedicated to meeting all students’ unique and individual needs by giving opportunities to flourish musically and academically.  We encourage students to become lifelong learners and lovers of music, enhance our community as model citizens, and provide and seek out artistic opportunities.  We strive to attain fundamental musical skills and literacy that will prepare us to adapt, compete, and achieve in the larger world of instrumental music.

6th grade Band  is a beginning band class with instruction starting during the summer prior to the current school year.  The beginning band performs in three to four concerts throughout the school year.   The 6th Grade Band class meets three days a week and is part of the students’ daily academic routine at Thomas Jefferson Middle School.  Two days of the week students are in sectional classes with others of the same instrument or family of instruments.  One day of the week students are in a full band setting.

7th grade Band is an intermediate level band class comprised mostly of students with at least one year of instruction.  The 7th Grade Band performs four to six concerts throughout the school year.  The 7th Grade Band class meets three days a week and is part of the students’ daily academic routine at Thomas Jefferson Middle School.

8th grade Band is an advanced level band class comprised mostly of students with at least two years of instruction.  The 8th Grade Band performs six to seven concerts throughout the school year.  The 8th Grade Band class meets three days a week and is part of the students’ daily academic routine at Thomas Jefferson Middle School.

Choir 6, 7, 8

Students are provided an opportunity to study music using their voices. Students will master the fundamentals of music performance including tone quality, intonation, balance, blend, phrasing, dynamics, articulation, rhythm, melody, while learning to read music. Repertoire includes music from many traditions and styles. The courses progress logically and is designed to take students with no previous musical experience to becoming proficient vocalists. Choir meets three days per week during each student’s advisory period.

Thomas Jefferson Middle School

Grade 6

Period 1        7:55-8:44  Academic Class

Period 2        8:48-9:32  Academic Class

Period 3        9:36-10:20 Academic Class

Period 4        10:20-10:50 Lunch

Period 5        10:54-11:38 Advisory/Performing Arts

Period 6        11:42-12:26 Academic Class

Period 7        12:30-1:14 Academic Class

Period 8        1:18-2:02 Allied Arts or PE/Health or Academic Support Class

Period 9        2:06-2:50 Allied Arts or PE/Health or Academic Support Class

Grade 7

Period 1        7:55-8:44 Allied Arts or PE/Health or Academic Support Class

Period 2        8:48-9:32 Allied Arts or PE/Health or Academic Support Class

Period 3        9:36-10:20 Academic Class

Period 4         10:24-11:08 Academic Class

Period 5        11:08-11:38 Lunch

Period 6        11:42-12:26 Advisory/Performing Arts

Period 7        12:30-1:14 Academic Class

Period 8        1:18-2:02  Academic Class

Period 9        2:06-2:50 Academic Class

Grade 8

Period 1        7:55-8:44 Academic Class

Period 2        8:48-9:32 Academic Class

Period 3        9:36-10:20 Academic Class

Period 4        10:24-11:08 Allied Arts or PE/Health or Academic Support Class

Period 5        11:12-11:56 Allied Arts or PE/Health or Academic Support Class

Period 6        11:56-12:26 Lunch

Period 7        12:30-1:14 Advisory/  Performing Arts

Period 8        1:18-2:02 Academic Class

Period 9        2:06-2:50 Academic Class