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Sixth through Eighth Grade

While early adolescence can be challenging, for young people as well as for their parents, our Team of Christian educators sees the great opportunities that the Lord has set before us.  Middle Schoolers come to us as children, and, in three short years, leave as young adults.  What happens in those three years often determines the path that each young adult will take from that point forward.  Because teachers can profoundly impact young adolescents, we are humbled and privileged to be used by God to shape our future leaders in every aspect of their lives. 

Our Middle School Team knows that God has called each of us to serve the needs of the students and families that He brings to our school.  Under the Lord's guidance, we offer a Christ-centered program with high academic standards that focuses on nurturing each child as he or she grows "in wisdom and stature and in favor with God and man."(Luke 2:52).

Core Classes

  • Math, including Pre-algebra, Algebra I, and Geometry 
  • Science, including weekly labs and an annual science fair
  • Social Studies - Canada/Latin America & Civics, World History, and US History 
  • English, including Grammar, Literature, Vocabulary, Writing, Speaking, and Critical Thinking
  • Bible, including Bible study and Christian Service

Middle School Enrichment

Accompanying our core classes in middle school is the Enrichment Rotation. 
  • The enrichment period in sixth and seventh grade consists of three courses; computer, physical education, and writing workshop.  
  • Students in eighth grade are afforded the opportunity to select their enrichment rotation course.  Choices include Spanish 1, Art, Computer, or Physical Education. 

Also integrated into the enrichment schedule is Life Skills.  This curriculum seeks to equip students in the spiritual, social, and physical areas of their lives in accordance with biblical truths.  As some content is sensitive in nature, this curriculum is taught in a gender-separated environment.  All content promotes abstinence, is taught from a biblical perspective by teachers/administrators with a strong Christian walk, and has been approved by the SRCS School Board. 

Extracurricular Activities

Middle School Interscholastic Sports Program (Gold Coast League):
  • Boys’ flag football, soccer, basketball, baseball, golf, tennis, lacrosse
  • Girls’ basketball, cheerleading, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball
Middle School Clubs and Activities:
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • Student Council
  • Student Mentor Programs
  • Spelling Competition (Scripps Howard)
  • Mathematics Competition (Florida Math League)
  • Campus Night, a Middle School program through Spanish River Church
  • Middle School Dances
  • Christmas Musical Drama Production
  • Talent Show
  • Class Trips (Sea Camp and 8th Grade to Washington D.C.)

Electives

Middle school students are provided the opportunity to choose how they will utilize their final class period of the day.  The default selection for all students is a study hall period.  Students wanting more for their final class period may choose from an array of elective courses offered each day.  While this selection can vary from year to year, the following is an example of some of the choices students have each year:
  • Robotics - Competition
  • Chess
  • Chorus
  • Vocal Ensemble
  • Concert Band
  • Chapel Band
  • Spanish - Introductory
  • Student Assistant
  • Video Productions
  • Yearbook
  • Drama
  • Archery

Leadership Opportunities

We are cultivating next generation leaders. We believe that in order to learn and grow, students must do more than passively receive information. They must take an active role in learning and leading each other towards a better understanding of the current challenge

  • Student Assistants
  • Event Greeters/Ushers
  • Athletics             
  • Captain's Institute Leadership Initiative
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • Student Council
  • Chapel Leaders
  • Study Hall Mentors              

Beginning in preschool, students are given the opportunity to lead within the classroom as helpers. As students grow, they continue to take on more responsibilities in the school.