The junior high years are important, and our teachers not only understand the needs of the developing adolescent but love this age group. This is the first year that students will change classes and have a locker. Seventh and eighth grade students will develop organizational skills. The faculty will encourage students spiritually, academically, and physically so that they may experience God's best for their lives.
BIBLE - This is a time when young people begin to make more and more decisions for themselves. This increasing freedom is accompanied by greater responsibility and higher expectations in many areas of life. Through the use of the Wise Up! and and Dynamic Christian Living curriculum from Positive Action for Christ the young people can master the principles that will help them live wisely and become more like Christ.
ENGLISH - This is a time when young people begin to make more and more decisions for themselves. This increasing freedom is accompanied by greater responsibility and higher expectations in many areas of life. Through the use of the Wise Up! and and Dynamic Christian Living curriculum from Positive Action for Christ the young people can master the principles that will help them live wisely and become more like Christ.
MATH - In these courses, students review the four basic mathematical operations using whole numbers, decimals, and fractions, and apply these operations to the use of ratio, proportion, and percent. The study of algebraic concepts becomes more sophisticated as the students learn integer computation, explore the coordinate plane, write and evaluate expressions, and solve for the unknown. The study of geometry and measurement includes perimeter and area of polygons, circumference and area of circles, and surface area and volume of three dimensional shapes. In addition, students study real world applications and problem solving.
SCIENCE - Seventh Grade Life Science introduces the living world with all of its wonders. Students begin exploration into on organism classification, cellular biology, genetics, and the differences between creation and evolution that will provide a firm foundation for the chapters on microbiology, botany, zoology, ecology, and human anatomy that follow. All of this is presented using a thoroughly Christian world view that encourages students to worship the Creator and serve their neighbor through their study and application of the life science topics covered in this class.
The 8th grade Space and Earth Science curriculum gives students a clear understanding of the planet on which they live by giving them a view of the environment in which it is found. This Bob Jones University Press curriculum begins with a study of space because the planets, stars, and all other heavenly bodies "float" in the ocean of space, and these bodies affect one another. Students will examine God's handiwork, including the sun, moon, stars, planets, asteroids, comets, and meteors. Your students will see the perfection of God's design in a study of the earth, including the atmosphere around it.
Seventh grade history leads students on a journey through time from Creation to the early 21st century. The Christian perspective is the thread that connects the past to the present in this fascinating narrative of world history, teaching students to recognize the hand of God in human events.
Eighth graders will unfold the history of the United States from the discovery of the New World up to the present day. In addition to a historical account, students will discuss the distinctiveness of American values and government, and emphasizes the importance of understanding and appreciating United States history.
Health and PE
The Health and PE class provides instruction in seasonal sports as well as group activities. Weekly health lessons provide additional instruction in maintaining a healthy body and lifestyle.
Three courses are currently available for junior high students: Chorus, Computers, Help Class. Additional opportunities in Band are available before school. Private lessons in voice, piano, and instruments are also offered..