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Upper School - Englewood Cliffs, NJ Upper School, Englewood Cliff, NJ The Upper School consists of grades 3-8, with approximately 50 students per grade level. The former library/media program is now known as Educate to Innovate. Through all Visual and Performing Arts Courses, and in conjunction with the newly redesigned Computer Science and Design Thinking course, students are offered opportunities for Read More

Granite Ridge Intermediate School, Fresno, CA Granite Ridge Intermediate School, Fresno, CA Granite Ridge Intermediate School has a Transition Program for students who are identified as Low Income, Foster Youth, English Language Learners, or others who may be at risk of not graduating. The Transition Program focuses on students who might not seek out support but would benefit from mentoring and Read More

Daniel Wright Jr High School, Lincolnshire, IL Daniel Wright Jr. High School, Lincolnshire, IL Daniel Wright Jr. High implements a full standards-based grading (SBG) and reporting system across all grade levels and content areas. Instead of offering a general overall indicator of performance, standards-based reporting provides teachers, parents, and students with detailed information on individual performance. With SBG, improvement and enrichment efforts Read More

AcadeMir Charter School Middle - Miami, FL In this video, hear how AcadeMir Charter School Middle provides opportunities for students to learn both in and outside of the school day. Students take four elective classes in addition to their four core classes. According to one teacher, electives are important because they are a fun way to incorporate instruction from core classes in Read More

Mr. Robert Sikora Saint Andrew Catholic School PA At Saint Andrew Catholic School, parents, teachers and community partners come together to offer students several ways to start thinking about their economic futures. The school hosts an on-campus bank, invites parents in to teach financial and career planning classes, and teachers run a stock market club to introduce students to investing. Principal Robert Sikora Read More

Wheeler Middle School Major Sheldon Wheeler Middle School, (Wahiawa, HI). Wheeler Middle School (WMS) is located on the Wheeler Army Airfield on the island of Oahu. The airfield is home to the Hawaii Air and Army National Guards and the Army’s 25th Infantry Divisions’ Combat Aviation Brigade. WMS students, families, and teachers are highly transient. Each year, over Read More

Wydown's production of Disney's Moana Jr. Wydown Middle School, (Clayton, MO). Wydown Middle School prides itself on being a top-performing school in Missouri; however, we have struggled with closing the opportunity gaps for our African American students. After we set goals, we evaluated systems and structures, and prioritized immediate actions. We hosted evening fishbowl conversations with parents about their experiences. We Read More

Delta Woods Middle School students collaborate in the outdoor garden. Delta Woods Middle School, (Lee’s Summit, MO). Delta Woods Middle School’s mission is to ensure that students leave 8th grade with the knowledge, skills, and habits needed to succeed in college-preparatory high school courses, post-secondary education, and pathways to careers. Students, under the guidance of the school counselors, use Missouri Connections, a comprehensive, online, career Read More

Sundling students complete team building activities during Science class. Walter R. Sundling Junior High School, (Palatine, IL). Walter R. Sundling Junior High is one of the first schools in the district and the state to adopt and implement Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching (CLR). As a racially diverse school, Sundling’s strength is its many cultures as well as the diversity of languages spoken. In Read More

A slice of the Mariemont Experience Mariemont Junior High School, (Cincinnatti, OH). Learning takes many forms at Mariemont Junior High School (MJHS). For example, Expeditions, part of the district-wide award-winning Warriors BEyond program, provide students with exciting, innovative learning opportunities throughout the school year. Warriors BEyond seeks to foster passion exploration through hands-on, interest-based courses that encourage students to investigate new Read More