New Students: Courses Overview

Welcome to Carthage Middle School! We are a community of approximately one thousand students in grades 5-8. Within each grade level, there are two teams of teachers designated A and B. Throughout the course of the day, our students can expect to take the following courses with their team:

5th and 6th Grades:
-Two periods of Math
-Two periods of English Language Arts
-One period of Science
-One period of Social Studies
-One period of Physical Education, every other day, full year
-One period of Art, every other day, half year
-One period of Music, every other day, half year
-5th Grade: One period of Computer Applications, every other day
-5th Grade: *Option for one period Symphonic Band, every day
-6th Grade: *Option for one period of Concert Band, every other day
-6th Grade: *Option for one period of Comet Choir, every other day

7th Grade:
-One period of Math
-One period of English Language Arts
-One period of Science
-One period of Social Studies
-One period of Physical Education, every other day, full year
-One period of Art, every other day, half year
-One period of Music, every other day, half year
-One period of Technology, every day, half year
-One period of Health, every day, half year
-One period of French or Spanish, every other day, full year (if there is opening in schedule)
-*Option for one period of Festival Chorus, every other day
-*Option for one period Wind Ensemble, every other day

8th Grade:
-One period of Math
-One period of English Language Arts
-One period of Science
-One period of Social Studies
-One period of Physical Education, every other day, full year
-One period of Art, every other day, half year
-One period of Music, every other day, half year
-One period of Technology, every day, half year
-One period of Home and Careers, every day, half year
-One period of French or Spanish, every day, full year
-*Option for one period of Festival Chorus, every other day
-*Option for one period Wind Ensemble, every other day