The move from 5th grade to middle school is an important right of passage at MGCS. Our 5th grade team works through the year to ensure that students are prepared to make a smooth transition to this next stage in their academic journey. This year, we combined important content from our Manners curriculum with existing instruction about key academic practices to form the Middle School Prep program to equip students for success in the years ahead.
Every Spring, MGCS 5th graders complete a rigorous manners course that spans several weeks and culminates in a reception where they practice and demonstrate these important life skills.
Good manners honor God and prepare students for success…even during distance learning! Beth Cartner is building on the 5th grade foundation in 6th grade and coaching our 6th graders to develop excellent email etiquette.
Traditions play an important role in the life of our school. Weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual events shape the rhythms and stories that build shared memories and a sense of community. Grandparents Day, the Christmas caroling chapel, morning announcements, casual days, tribe meetings, and so many other occasions make life at MGCS a uniquely warm, nurturing […]