Middle School Curriculum


The Middle School Curriculum includes:

 
Grade Six
 
  • Transition from Grecian world to Roman
  • Ancient Rome: the Kings, the Republic, the Empire, the Middle Ages
  • Business math: percentages, banking, currency and simple interest geometry
  • Language arts: grammar (subjunctive mood and the conditional), spelling composition, literature
  • Physics: introduction to light and color, heat, sound, magnetism, and electricity
  • Astronomy: geocentric and phenomenological including the influence of stars and planets on various aspects of Hawaiian life
  • Knitting in the round with four needles
  • Geography: climatic zones and oceanography
  • Recorder and ukulele music, Hawaiiana including stories, hula and crafts
  • Spanish language
  • Movement education  

Grade Seven
  • Middle Ages to the Renaissance: Joan of Arc to the Elizabethan Age
  • Age of discovery and the conquistadors
  • Astronomy: Copernicus, Galileo, Brahe, Kepler
  • The reformation
  • Geography of Asia and Europe
  • Introduction to algebra
  • Nutrition and physiology
  • Chemistry
  • Mechanics
  • Peer mediation skills
  • Community service
  • Perspective drawing
  • Articles of clothing sewn by hand
  • Recorder and ukulele music
  • Hawaiiana including stories, hula and crafts
  • Spanish language
  • Movement education  


Grade Eight
  • The Age of Revolution - French Revolution, American Revolution, Civil War and Industrial Revolution
  • American history
  • World geography
  • Physics: practical applications of electricity, steam engines, thermodynamics, hydraulics
  • Physiology: eye, ear, larynx, skeleton
  • Organic chemistry
  • World history: Napoleon to WWI and WWII to the present time
  • Community service
  • Algebra
  • Recorder and ukulele music
  • Hawaiian stories, hula and crafts
  • Spanish language
  • Movement education

For more information, please follow this link to our admissions page.