These are the texts that our students use. However, middle school is about much more than academics! Learn more about our Middle School Program here.

History & Geography

Washington State History

The Washington Journey

  • Settlement of the Northwest
  • Missionaries & Fur traders
  • Political history
  • Geography
  • Washington Statehood
  • Significant historical events in the U.S. & how Washington was affected (i.e. The Great Depression, World War I & II, the Civil Rights Movement, the Cold War, etc.)
  • Industry
  • Native American tribes of the Pacific Northwest
  • Modern Washington: Washington government & The state economy

Bob Jones

World Studies

  • Geography: Influence of geography on the development of civilizations.
  • History: Chronological and cultural approach to world studies.
  • Government: Comparative world governments in history.
  • Economics: Comparative economics historically and geographically.
  • Religion: Historical comparison of world religions (especially Islam) to Christianity.
  • Culture: Arts; sciences; ways of life in the past and present.

English

Excellence In Writing, Sadlier-Oxford, & Bob Jones

  • Note Taking & Outline
  • Summarizing from Notes
  • Summarizing Narrative Stories
  • Summarizing References
  • Writing from Pictures
  • Library Research Reports – MLA
  • Creative Writing with Structure
  • Formal Essays: Persuasive and Expository
  • Formal Critiques
  • Writing Dress-Ups
  • Sentence Openers
  • Spelling
  • Vocabulary
  • Traits of Writing
  • Literature: Identifying Themes, Plot, Character Development, Conflict, and Climax.
  • Poetry/Prose Memorization
  • Speech Delivery
  • Literature Studies

Math

Saxon Math

  • Course 2

Science

Purposeful Design

Life Science

  • The Study of Living Things
  • Cells
  • Taxonomy
  • Viruses, Bacteria, Fungi, Protists
  • Botany
  • Invertebrates/Vertibrates
  • Arthropods
  • The Human Body
  • Insects and Other Arthropods
  • Through the Microscope
  • Forestry: Generous Giants
  • Ecology: Harmony in God’s Creation

Electives

A variety of selections is offered each semester, including forensic science, journalism, drama, art, and more!