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Middle School Academics

CASR middle school students take core classes in math, social studies, English language arts and science, including World History, U.S. History, Nevada History, Literature, Writing, Grammar, Earth Science, Life Science, Physical Science, and grade-level mathematics including Pre-Algebra and Algebra.

Students are automatically enrolled in enrichment courses, which include Project Lead the Way ( for more information, https://www.pltw.org/our-programs/pltw-gateway-curriculum), exploring math, engineering, computers concepts, music (5th grade), and physical education (“PE”). Additionally, all CASR middle school students are required to take one elective class. Electives are either year-long or half  year (semester) classes, and include the following:

 

6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Beginning Band Intermediate Band Intermediate Band
Spanish Language/Culture Spanish Language/Culture Yearbook
Art Art Art
Intro to Programming Programming 101 Spanish Language/Culture
Science Issues (Environmental Studies) PE: Team Sports PLTW: App Creators
Survey of World Architecture Creative Writing Automation and Robotics
PE: Team Sports Science Issues: Anthropology U.S. History through Film
PE: Team Sports

CASR middle school has approximately 125 Chromebooks, 75 laptops, and desktop computers for its students; classrooms also have smart boards and document cameras.

Middle School Clubs
Drama
Lego Robotics
Math Counts
National Geography Bee
Science Olympiad
Creative Building
Programming Club
Yoga
Arts and Design for Theater