Middle School Advisory

The middle school advisory program is designed to focus on many topics that will help your student become a well-rounded individual.  It is also a flexible program that can be changed to meet the specific needs of individual groups of students.  Each year, advisory focuses on several broad topics that will help your student be successful in middle school and in the future as well as several grade specific topics.  Many advisory topics also fit the school-wide guidance themes: community, relationships, decisions, safety, and celebrations.

Community

  • Inclusion
  • Team-building
  • TRIBES
  • Service Learning (Leaf raking, bell ringing for the Salvation Army, nursing home visits, school beautification projects, mentoring elementary students)

Relationships

Decisions (Goal Setting)

Safety

Celebrations

  • End-of-the-Year Olympics
  • End-of-the-Year Trip

Academic Enrichment

  • Study Skills
  • Test-taking Strategies
  • NWEA & WKCE Testing
  • Reading
  • Public Speaking/Presentations
  • Curriculum Supplement

Grade Specific Advisory Topics

6th Grade - Lion's Quest Skills for Adolescents Curriculum (Unit 1-The Journey of Adolescence, Unit 4-Improving Peer Relationships, Unit 6-Making Healthy Choices), Learner's Resume, Junior Achievement

7th Grade - Lion's Quest Skills for Adolescents Curriculum (Unit 2-Building Self Confidence and Communication Skills, Unit 3-Managing Emotions in Positive Ways, Unit 5-Stengthening Family Relationships), 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens 

8th Grade - Lion's Quest Skills for Adolescents Curriculum (Unit 7-Setting Goals for Healthy Living, Developing Your Potential), National History Day, Naviance-Career Planning, Junior Achievement, Getting a W in the Game of Life

  

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