Visit MV’s fifth and sixth-grade classrooms and you will see small groups of students engaged in learning together. Students solve, debate, collaborate and investigate together. STEM and Social Studies intensives and simulations challenge students to see themselves within a larger world and to understand key events and biases that contribute to our world today.
A gentle transition to a Middle School
model of instruction provides opportunities for students to refine their communication skills daily through intensive writing instruction, novel studies, book clubs, and long-term research projects. Through daily Language Arts and STEM blocks, students learn the critical importance of a growth mindset, responsibility, and self-direction.