Junior High

 

Students in 8th grade get 12 weeks learning the basics of Spanish. The focus is is interpersonal communications, cultural learning and comparisons, and some interdisciplinary connections.

At the 5th grade level students are able to take part in the band program. The 6th-8th grade band students have individual lessons and full band once a week. The 5th grade students begin with a semester of individual lessons and meet as a fifth grade band during the final semester. The bands perform at a fall concert, selected instrumentals perform at the Christmas concert and the spring concert. Students perform at state festival and have an opportunity to perform in instrumental solos or ensembles. Instruments can be leased or purchased through a regional music supplier.