Middle School Curriculum

6th Grade

Social Science – U.S. Constitution, Pennsylvania History, U.S. History I

English – Concentration on Reading Comprehension, Literary Analysis, and Composition Skills, using the same text series as the High School.

Mathematics – Pre-Algebra

Science – Earth Sciences

Religion – Old Testament

Computer Science – Introduction to computer use in academic and business contexts: Focus on building keyboard skills and proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of products.

Music – In class, students develop an appreciation for music of various eras and composers. After school, students may join the band or choral group.

Art - Studio Art: color theory, perspective, lettering, design, and crafts are explored in a hands-on fashion.

Physical Education – Instruction is offered in major team sports as well as individual sporting events. Classes also offer development of character by teaching fairness, cooperation, and sportsmanship.

Field Education – Field education focuses on day trips to resources in the Philadelphia area, with annual trips to New York, Washington, D.C., and Boston.

School Retreat – Each year the Middle School conducts a retreat to the Malvern Retreat House. There they participate in activities that help cultivate their spirituality.

7th Grade

Social Science – U.S. History II, Geography I

English – Concentration on Reading Comprehension, Literary Analysis, and Composition Skills, using the same text series as the High School.

Mathematics – Algebra I

Science – Life Sciences

Foreign Language – Latin I

Religion – Jesus & New Testament

Computer Science – Introduction to computer use in academic and business contexts: Focus on Graphics and Microsoft Publisher.

Music – In class, students develop an appreciation for music of various eras and composers. After school, students may join the band or choral group.

Art – Studio Art: color theory, perspective, lettering, design, and crafts are explored in a hands-on fashion.

Physical Education – Instruction is offered in major team sports as well as individual sporting events. Classes also offer development of character by teaching fairness, cooperation, and sportsmanship.

Field Education – Field education focuses on day trips to resources in the Philadelphia area, with annual trips to New York, Washington, D.C., and Boston.

School Retreat – Each year the Middle School conducts a retreat to the Malvern Retreat House. There they participate in activities that help cultivate their spirituality.

8th Grade

Social Science – Geography II

English – Concentration on Reading Comprehension, Literary Analysis, and Composition Skills, using the same text series as the High School.

Mathematics – Geometry, Advanced Algebra I

Science – Physical Science

Foreign Language – Latin II

Religion – Sacraments & Worship

Computer Science – Introduction to computer use in academic and business contexts: Focus on Web page development through the use of HTML, Frontpage and JAVA Script.

Music – In class, students develop an appreciation for music of various eras and composers. After school, students may join the band or choral group.

Physical Education – Instruction is offered in major team sports as well as individual sporting events. Classes also offer development of character by teaching fairness, cooperation, and sportsmanship.

Field Education – Field education focuses on day trips to resources in the Philadelphia area, with annual trips to New York, Washington, D.C., and Boston.

School Retreat – Each year the Middle School conducts a retreat to the Malvern Retreat House. There they participate in activities that help cultivate their spirituality.