Sacred Heart challenges students in the Middle School to think more abstractly, to solve problems resourcefully, and to communicate effectively in speech and writing. Because students develop at different rates, the Middle School programs are broad enough to encompass diverse learning profiles. Activities promoting personal growth, peer interaction and group identity are integral to the Middle School experience.
Language arts, history, mathematics, science, theology and world languages comprise the core Middle School curriculum. In addition, courses in studio art, computer, dance, drama, health, music, and physical education are vital components of the program. Teachers encourage students to take risks, experience success and view mistakes as vehicles for future growth. Details of courses offered in the Middle School are available in the Middle School Curriculum Guide
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Key to the success of the Middle School program is an atmosphere of trust among parents, students and teachers. Middle School faculty members support each student with guidance, reason, warmth and personal attention. At Convent of the Sacred Heart, our intent is for students to go forth from the Middle School with a sense of faith, self-confidence, self-esteem and intellectual curiosity. Advising
Each Middle School student is assigned a faculty advisor who serves as her advocate at school. The relationship between a student and her advisor is central to the Middle School experience. Advisors meet regularly with advisees in order to assist with academic progress, personal issues and extracurricular selections. Division heads and faculty work closely with each student and her parents to help fulfill academic potential and develop special talents.