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Curriculum

Academics

Miriam High School students are assigned to courses within one of three tracks - Concepts, Core and Challenge.

Students may follow one track for all classes, or cross tracks for classes that fit their needs and strengths. The curriculum includes rigor for students who need it, while also offering concepts classes to help students understand the subjects. For instance, a student may take a concepts of reading class while also taking college algebra.

CHALLENGE: Students who are able to access learning at or above grade level.
CORE: Students who access learning at or near grade level.
CONCEPTS: Students who access learning below grade level.

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Electives

Miriam has greatly expanded the electives offered at the high school level, including exciting classes such as Animal Behavior, Miriam Makers and TV Studio.

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Miriam Essentials

The Miriam Essentials Curriculum will address the whole child, ensuring that when each student leaves Miriam, they are ready to take on the next step of their journey

The four-year curriculum is comprised of five categories: 

  • Academics

  • Life Skills

  • Health and Wellness

  • Relationships and Community

  • College/Career Readiness

Each grade level team will include three dedicated staff members who will carry out this new curriculum. Students will meet for 30 minutes after advisory each morning, as well as 30 minutes before or after lunch (depending on each student’s schedule), to study the Essentials.

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