I learned to know myself as a learner, to work with teachers, and to advocate for myself. I learned what it means to be known.
— Ryan G. Class of 2010
 
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CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

  • Science: Earth and Space, Physical Biology
  • Math
  • Design Lab
  • Science: Earth and Life sciences with a Washington State focus
  • Math
  • Design Lab
  • Health
  • Science: Introduction to Chemistry and Physics
  • Math
  • Design Lab

Humanities

  • Language Arts
  • World Geography
  • Writing Lab
  • World Language: Spanish
  • Language Arts
  • U.S. Studies
  • Washington State History
  • World Languages: Spanish
  • Language Arts
  • Global Studies
  • 8th Grade Seminar
  • 8th Grade Project
  • World Languages: Spanish

Arts & Expression

Arts Foundations:

  • Drama
  • Vocals
  • Visual Arts

Arts Electives:

  • Visual Arts
  • Drama
  • Vocals
  • Instrumental Music

Arts Electives:

  • Visual Arts
  • Drama
  • Vocals
  • Instrumental Music

Other Academic Programs

  • Study Skills
  • Physical Education
  • Outdoor Skills
  • Optional participation in Clubs and Committees
  • Physical Education
  • Outdoor Skills
  • Optional participation in Clubs and Committees
  • Physical Education
  • Outdoor Skills
  • Optional participation in Clubs and Committees
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EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING

When middle school students stretch themselves – in new places or on new trails – they create their own identity, built upon experiences that last their entire lives.

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SOCIAL JUSTICE LEARNING

The work of seeing, engaging, and disentangling institutionalized privilege is an act of social justice, a critical human endeavor, and a society-building skill necessary to thrive in the 21st century.

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Arts & expression

Building a foundation of skills in visual and performing arts can lead to a lifetime of creativity and exploration. With a wide range of electives, all students are able to find their passion.

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Physical Education

Our program is designed to help students confidently integrate health, fitness, and adventure into their lives by offering a breadth of programs dedicated to outdoor and physical learning. 

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Sports

Being active builds all kinds of great habits and skills, helps students learn, and develops teamwork. Our Athletics program emphasizes trying new activities and good sportsmanship. 

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Learning Support

Billings strives to foster the growth, independence, creativity, and maturity of our students. We believe that all middle school students need support at one time or another.

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