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The middle school years offer students incredible growth in all aspects of their lives as they transition from childhood to young adulthood. It is a time for fostering independence as students take ownership of their learning and engagement within the classroom and in the various educational venues throughout and beyond the St. 约翰的校园. It is during these middle school years that students should live through a wide variety of experiences. 他们需要有学习的动力, forming the academic habits and honing the skills that will make them lifelong learners. They must also develop the self-discipline to work through the inevitable 社会 challenges that characterize these years.

With the good fortune of having a strong academic population as well as an upper school destination for our students, we have the distinct opportunity to devote significant attention to student development beyond the classroom. Surrounded by knowledgeable and caring faculty members committed to cultivating people of character, 中学生在圣. 约翰’s have a wide variety of learning opportunities.



While the Curriculum Guide focuses mostly on the classroom, it is important to note some of the major ways in which the School addresses student development through co-curricular and extra-curricular initiatives and efforts, 包括:

  1. Teachers who are specialists in their disciplines and know that meaningful growth and confidence comes from authentic achievement.
  2. A wide selection of enrichment activities to encourage participation, 创造力, 还有共同的成就感, and to expose students to a variety of potential interests beyond the standard curriculum. Offerings vary but typically include student council, 合唱和器乐, 跳舞, 测试碗, and many other teacher and student-initiated programs.
  3. Required participation in a quality physical education and 运动s program to complement students’ intellectual growth with physical development, promoting health and fitness and encouraging teamwork.
  4. High expectations of 道德 behavior through adherence to an honor code as well as focused commitment to character development through division-wide assemblies and an advisory system at all three grade levels. Additionally, chapel services reinforce shared beliefs and promote appreciation of differences.
  5. An outdoor education program that supports classroom work and fosters class cohesiveness while fostering 社会 skills, 自力更生, 通过真正的挑战获得信心. This program begins with a sixth grade trip to MO Ranch in Hunt, 德州, continues with a seventh grade 德州 Tour through the San Antonio, 奥斯丁, 及丘陵地区, and culminates in a five day eighth grade camping trip in Utah.
  6. A significant commitment to community service, 包括社区中心的项目, 当地的公园, 无家可归者收容所. Involvement in such activities sharpens students’ awareness of others’ needs and helps to develop a sense of 社会 responsibility.


Our Honor Code says that each 中学 student should be honest, 尊重, 和负责任的.
  • Students deserve to be in a school environment in which their peers follow this code.
  • Honesty means being truthful to other people and to oneself.
  • Respect includes a regard for other people’s belongings and feelings, 包括尊重学校财产.
  • Responsibility for one’s actions involves being dependable. St的学生. 约翰’s are expected to follow through with what they say they will do
Conclusion: In order for this Code to be successful, 我们必须一致同意诚实, 尊重, 和负责任的.

如果我们都遵守这个荣誉守则,圣. 约翰’s 中学 will be the kind of place we want it to be.