Middle School

GRADES 6-8

The 6th, 7th and 8th grade programs at Pinewood are designed to provide a smooth transition from the Elementary school years to increased academic intensity and expectations of the High School (Grades 9-12) experience.

In recognizing the many physical, social, and emotional challenges associated with early adolescence, processes are utilized which allow for student responsiveness to meet these myriad needs in a timely and efficient manner. In so doing, the development of an environment conducive to learning within the academic rigors of the secondary school is advanced.

HOW WE ASSESS OUR STUDENTS

Aswell as school grades, the HAL (Habits & Attitudes to Learning) rubric identifies many of the dispositions and approaches to learning that students need to develop if they are to cultivate a growth mindset and become independent lifelong learners. It is used by teachers for assigning a habits and attitudes to learning grade (from 1-7). Students can also use the rubric to self-assess or set personal growth goals.

COURSES OFFERED

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Ancient & Medieval History
  • Science
  • Modern Greek
  • English as a Second Language
  • Physical Education & Dance
  • Visual Arts
  • Information Technology
  • Host Countries Studies
  • Music
  • English
  • Pre-Algebra
  • Medieval History to the Modern Age
  • Life Science
  • Modern Greek
  • French
  • English as a Second Language
  • Physical Education & Dance
  • Information Technology
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Through the Ages I
  • English
  • Algebra I
  • Geography
  • Introduction to Physical Science
  • Modern Greek
  • French
  • English as a Second Language
  • Physical Education & Dance
  • Information Technology
  • Visual Arts
  • American Art