• Miller Junior High offers a six period instructional day with an advisory.  We grade at the trimester (like the high school) over 180 school days.
     
               6th Grade Required Courses include:
      • 1. Math (Math 6) 
      • 2. Science
      • 3. English
      • 4. Social Studies
      • 5. PE
        • Curriculum: See Common Core Curriculum
      • 6. Elective Course (see below)
      • 30 minute Daily Advisory 
        • 1 day per week - Organization
        • 2 days per week - Academic Focus
        • 1 day per week - Focus on Reading
        • 1 day per week - Social, Personal, Career
        • Curriculum: See Miller Web Page
           
        • 6th Grade Elective Courses include:
              • Full Year Elective: Music (Orchestra or Jazz Band or Band or World Rhythms or Choir)
              • OR
              • Art
              • Digitools
              •  Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Lab
              •  Language or Reading Lab:  Students in need of intervention in reading or writing will be assigned to this course based on test results and teacher recommendations.  It will take the place of the student elective.
                • Curriculum: Pitsco Modules
              • Robotics
                • Curriculum: 
                7th Grade Required Courses include:
      • 1. Math (Algebra, Pre-Algebra, Math 7,) 
      • 2. Science
      • 3. English
      • 4. Social Studies (1 semester) / WA State History (1 semester)
      • 5. PE (1 Semester) / Art (1 Quarter) / Health (1 quarter)
        • Curriculum: See Common Core Curriculum
        • Assessment: OSPI Classroom Based Assessments (CBA)
      • 6. Elective Course (see below)
      • 30 minute Daily Advisory 
        • 1 day per week - Organization
        • 2 days per week - Academic Focus
        • 1 day per week - Focus on Reading
        • 1 day per week - Social, Personal, Career
        • Curriculum: See Miller Web Page
                      7th Grade Elective Courses include:
        • Full Year Elective: Music (Orchestra or Jazz Band or Band or World Rhythms or Choir)
          • NOTE: Students who are AVID and Band will get a letter explaining options to make both fit in their schedule.
        • OR
        • Full Year Elective: Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) (Must apply and be accepted in 6th grade year)
          • NOTE: Students who are AVID and Band will get a letter explaining options to make both fit in their schedule.
        • OR
        • Art
        • Digitools
        •  Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) Lab
        •  Language or Reading Lab:  Students in need of intervention in reading or writing will be assigned to this course based on test results and teacher recommendations.  It will take the place of the student elective.
          • Curriculum: Pitsco Modules
        • Robotics
          • Curriculum: 

                8th Grade Required Courses include:

      • 6. Elective Course (see below)
      • 30 minute Daily Advisory 
        • 1 day per week - Organization
        • 2 days per week - Academic Focus
        • 1 day per week - Focus on Reading
        • 1 day per week - Social, Personal, Career
        • Curriculum: See Miller Web Pag

                8th Grade Elective Courses include:

      • Full Year Elective: Music (Orchestra or Jazz Band or Band or World Rhythms or Choir)
        • NOTE: Students who are AVID and Band will get a letter explaining options to make both fit in their schedule.
      • OR
      • Full Year Elective: Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) (Must apply and be accepted in 6th grade year)
        • NOTE: Students who are AVID and Band will get a letter explaining options to make both fit in their schedule.
      • OR
      • Art, Journalism, Leadership
      • Language or Reading Lab:  Students in need of intervention in reading or writing will be assigned to this course based on test results and teacher recommendations.  It will take the place of the student elective.