The Middle School

The Middle School

The Middle School introduces sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students to the heritage of the highly successful, traditional, liberal arts curriculum of OLGIS. The Middle School builds upon skills acquired in previous learning experiences and provides a foundation for future success.
 
The student age range at the beginning of the academic year for Grade 6 (6eme) is: 11-12 years.
The student age range at the beginning of the academic year for Grade 7 (5eme) is: 12-13 years.
The student age range at the beginning of the academic year for Grade 8 (4eme) is: 13-14 years.
 
A unique learning environment is assured where students can mature, achieve success, be challenged with an appropriate curriculum, and develop their problem solving and critical thinking abilities. The Middle School also emphasizes the attitudes required to master the intellectual, emotional and social skills necessary for academic success. Faculty and staff members strive to help students develop self-motivation, self-discipline, and self-responsibility for learning; pride and self-confidence; appreciation for diverse views and ideas; and respect for others.

 

  Academic Requirements – 6th, 7th & 8th Grades

 

6th Grade

• Science

• Math
• English
• Social Studies
• World Languages: English, French, Arabic
• Physical Education
• Music
• Art
• Computer

7th Grade

• Physics

• Chemistry
• Biology
• Algebra
• Geometry
• English
• Social Studies
• World Languages: English, French, Arabic
• Physical Education
• Art
• Music
• Computer

8th Grade

• Physics

• Chemistry
• Biology
• Algebra
• Geometry
• English
• Social Studies
• World Language: English, French, Arabic
• Physical Education
• Music
• Art