Category Archives: Transition to high school

Eighth Grade Moves Up, thanks to John Dewey

The Class of 2021 has finished its middle school years and is getting ready for high school. On June 12, we celebrated this rite of passage at our Middle School Moving Up event. Here are my opening remarks, sending them … Continue reading

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Eighth Ends the Year…and Middle School

By the end of each school year, the teachers and I can all glimpse the future high schoolers that the eighth graders will soon become. At this point in the year, they have registered for their high school courses, and … Continue reading

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Seniors Save the Moment

We have a long tradition of taking middle school students on overnight trips. Trips away from school represent experiential learning at its best. Students and teachers are submerged in a new environment with learning from that environment and each other … Continue reading

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College Information Night for Eighth Grade Parents

College is a still a few years away for middle school students, but here are a few reasons why parents of eighth graders might want to attend our college information night: 1. College Counseling is an important part of our … Continue reading

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