The years from 6th grade through 8th grade are an important time of development. Students define their interests, learn new talents, and face challenges that are unique to their age group. At CMS, our goal is to develop the skills, critical thinking, and understanding that come from interacting with new information and experiences. Our curriculum covers traditional core academic areas, as well as a variety of offering in arts and athletics, all presented in innovative, creative, and engaging ways by an experienced faculty.
The 6th grade has modified block scheduling. Three core teachers specialize daily in language arts, math and science, and geography and Bible. Students also receive weekly instruction in fine arts, library, technology, and physical education. In 7th and 8th grade, students follow a more traditional seven-period schedule with the option to pursue a variety of electives and an honor’s track in math and science.