SCS provides students with strong morals and Catholic ideals with love. They foster relationships between the older and younger kids and is an incredibly supportive, inclusive, and engaged environment. MIDDLE SCHOOL CURRICULUM Math - a bridge between the computational exercises learned in elementary school and the advanced mathematics learned in high school. Classes are taught in both interactive and traditional modes to best meet the diverse needs of the students. Science - the curriculum offers a course of study that brings the worlds of Earth Science, Life and Physical science together. Lessons are designed to challenge students to think about the scientific world around them. English Language Arts (ELA) - the ELA curriculum is designed to help students think critically about literary works and develop strong writing skills with an understanding of language mechanics. Teachers promote literacy through the Wordly Wise vocabulary program, grammar curriculum and the literature and reading selections included novels from various genres, poetry, drama and informational articles. Religion Old Testament - 6th Grade New Testament - 7th Grade The Church - 8th Grade Language Arts Balanced Literacy Program Includes: Grammar Literature Vocabulary Writing Mathematics (leveled grouping Grades 6, 7 & 8) Pre-Algebra Algebra I Science (all include Lab work) Life Science (6th Grade) Earth Science (7th Grade) Physical Science (8th Grade) Social Studies Ancient Civilization (6th Grade) World Geography & Cultures (7th Grade) American History (8th Grade) Spanish - Grades 6,7,8 Study Skills - Grades 6,7,8 Students receive Art, Music, Technology, STREAM, and Physical Education at least once a week. Twice a year, Middle School students participate in standardized testing.