Reagan Middle School
About Our School
Grades 6 – 8 | Traditional
Reagan Middle School is a culturally diverse, traditional learning community with a rich heritage of celebrating deeply rooted school traditions. Our 7 pillars of knighthood are forefront to our campus culture and prepare young scholars to meet the changing demands of the 21st Century.
Reagan Middle School is dedicated to creating a respectful environment where individuals learn and succeed by developing character, intellect, wellness, and a desire for life-long learning. We are committed to assuring learning experiences that will assist our students in achieving their greatest potential to adapt and adjust to a diverse and ever changing society.
“Excellence IS the Standard”
How to know Reagan Middle School is right for your child:
- Your child enjoys a variety of enrichment courses such as dance, band, orchestra, archery, and STEM.
- Your child desires to earn high school credits while in middle school.
- You child is self-motivated, self-disciplined, and creative.
Unique ways your child can learn and grow here:
- Technology-rich campus (all students provided an iPad to support academic achievement)
- Rigorous coursework
- Leadership opportunities
Our Jr. Knights can earn up to 11 High School Credits while in Middle School!
- Advanced Algebra 1
- Advanced Geometry
- Advanced English 1
- Spanish 1
- Spanish 2
- Digital Media
- Principles of Arts A/V Technology & Communications (PAAVTC)
- Principles of Business Marketing & Finance (PMBF)
- P.E. Foundations
- SPPROG- Special Education Specialized Programs
- Technology Applications
Through the study of technology applications, students make informed decisions by understanding current and emerging technologies, including technology systems, appropriate digital tools, and personal learning networks. (As competent researchers and responsible digital citizens, students use creative and computational thinking to solve problems while developing career and college readiness skills.
This class helps students develop organizational and study skills, critical thinking, and the ability to ask probing questions. (It provides opportunities to receive academic help from peers and participate in enrichment and motivational activities to make their school success reality.
Archery at Ronald Reagan Middle School is part of The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). The Ronald Reagan Middle School Archery Team has qualified for the National Tournament for three years and is currently ranked 8th in the State of Texas. Ronald Reagan Middle School Archery promotes instruction that focuses on international-style target archery and uses NASP in-school curriculum, to improve educational performance and participation in the shooting sports among students in grades 4-12. Ronald Reagan Middle School Archery is a different kind of team sport, making it available to all students; allowing students to focus on learning self-control, discipline, patience, and the life lessons required to be successful in the classroom and in life.
Art is an introduction to the visual arts and working with drawing, painting, and three-dimensional techniques. Students will experiment with a wide variety of art materials. Emphasis will be on the four strands of the visual arts: observation and perception, creative expression, historical and cultural relevance, and critical evaluation and response. The District will provide most art materials.
This class is for students without prior dance background. Students will learn the fundamental skills in different types of dance including ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop, choreography studies and dances from different cultures. Students will perform various dance routines. There are no student fees for this class.
Beginning choir will guide students in the development of vocal skills and beginning music theory. Students participate in a variety of performance and contest opportunities. Contest fees are paid for by the school district. This is a performance – based class. Students and parents can expect several evening and/or Saturday performances during the school year.
Beginner band is made up of primarily 6th graders. Beginner band is designed for students who are interested in starting one of the following instruments: flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, and percussion. The primary focus for this class is on basic instrumental skill development and music reading. The goal of the class is to develop the student so that he or she can enter into either Concert or Symphonic Band. Students are split into instrument families of brass, woodwind, and percussion. Instrument and contest fees are paid for by the school district. This is a performance-based class. (students and parents can expect several evening and/or Saturday performances during the school year.
Beginner Orchestra is made up of primarily 6th graders. The primary focus for this class is on basic instrumental skill development and music reading. The goal of the class is to develop the student so that he or she can enter into either Concert or Symphonic Orchestra. Instrument and contest fees are paid for by the school district. This is a performance-based class. (students and parents can expect several evening and/or Saturday performances during the school year.)
This class consists of basic acting techniques, the role of the actor in interpreting dramatic literature, introduction to stagecraft and technical theatre. (All students will perform and participate in acting activities, scenes and performances. (Students will participate in at least one play or performance in front of a live audience.
Extracurricular Clubs & Activities:
- Kindness Club
- National Junior Arts Society (NJAS)
- National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)
- Student Council
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