Jr. High Program (Grades 7-8)

With a curriculum that is challenging and exploratory, the jr. high program develops independent learners with higher level thinking and decision-making skills. Strong moral values, civic engagement and service for the common good are essential components that help define our students as responsible, contributing members of society.


7th Grade Highlights Include:

Austin Texas History Field Trip

7th grade historical walk of Farmers Branch

Student Council participation begins

Mapping Texas

Texas Cities: History and Technology Projects

Pumpkin decorating

Faith Building with church ministers

Stations of the Cross Re-enactments

Prayer Buddies

Service Projects

Fantasy Football math lessons

Extensive Science Lab work

Novel Units  (The Outsiders, Woods Runner)

Frog Dissection

Mythology Unit

Famous Texans Show for the 4th graders

Music elective: Ukuleles

Fall and winter dances

Co-Ed Volleyball


8th Grade Highlights Include:

Confirmation

San Antonio Field Trip

Group Dynamix Teambuilding Trip

Building websites

Catholic high school visits

Pumpkin decorating

Fall and winter dances

8th Grade Musical

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Lip Sync

Optional ISEE prep – after school

Christmas Liturgy

Pigskin Geography Lesson

Making rosaries with prayer buddies

Climbing Enchanted Rock

Teaching "12 Days of Christmas" to 7th Grade

Oral Shakespeare presentations

Service Projects

Mapping the world from memory

Induction into Jr. Thespians possible

May Crowning

Graduation