Middle School (6th-8th Grades)
The program and curriculum for middle school is designed to educate students while helping them mature into young adults. Curriculum is Christ-centered, integrating faith and values into all subjects.
Heritage middle school and high school students follow the same bell schedule. The day is divided into 10 periods. All secondary students change classes beginning in sixth grade.
1st Period 8:30 a.m. to 9:06 a.m.
2nd Period 9:09 a.m. to 9:46 a.m.
3rd Period 9:49 a.m. to 10:26 a.m.
4th Period 10:29 a.m. to 11:06 a.m.
5th Period 11:09 a.m. to 11:46 a.m.
6th Period 11:49 a.m. to 12:26 p.m.
Middle School LUNCH 12:28 p.m. to 12:48 p.m., followed by Social Time
High School LUNCH 12:51 p.m. to 1:11 p.m., preceded by Social Time
8th Period 1:14 p.m. to 1:53 p.m.
9th Period 1:56 p.m. to 2:35 p.m.
10th Period 2:38 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Middle school students are given “campus wear” guidelines for dress, which are outlined in the student handbook.
Opportunities during Middle School
Middle School Orientation and Team Building
Junior High Beta Club
CIA “Christians in Action” Community Service Teams
Praise & Worship Team
Junior High Choir
At the middle school level, the following sports are currently offered:
Track and Field
Visit Athletics for additional information.
· Use of multiple quality curriculum sources
· Review of curriculum for continuous improvement
· Planner/calendar provided by school to encourage organization and responsibility
· Math, Reading, and Speech labs for students needing additional assistance
· Computer education classes
· Music and art opportunities
· Low student-teacher ratio
· Field trips designed with education and hands-on learning in mind
· Mid-quarter progress reports and parent-teacher conferences
· Washington, D.C. Trip (8th grade)
· Weekly Chapel services for grades 6-12, including each grade leading a Chapel service once a year
· Classroom prayer and sharing of prayer requests
· Daily Bible teaching
· Integrated curriculum that incorporates Biblical principles and truths into other academic subjects
· Classroom discipline policies to promote student development of self-control, character, orderliness and efficiency
· Spiritual Emphasis Week
· Bible Bowl
· Group or partner work to develop collaboration, accountability, and teamwork.
· Supervised lunch in the cafeteria where students have time to interact more informally.
· Welcome involvement and volunteerism of parents and grandparents.
· Guidance coordinator services begin
· Physical education classes are part of the curriculum
· Nutritious breakfast and lunch available, including free and reduced lunch program for those families meeting financial qualifications
· School nurse services available