Intermediate School (5th-7th grade)

School Structure

 

The intermediate school is divided into a six-period day. In addition to the academic core curriculums (science, math, world languages, English, social studies, and Bible) MID students have elective classes such as study skills, music, art, drama, dance, robotics, and physical education/health.

 

Student Life

 

Student life is vibrant at MID with dances, music performances, drama productions, and many athletic outlets.  Our students have the opportunity to serve on a middle school leadership team, participate in community service projects, or join one of our many clubs.  We have an annual overnight trip, Camp Mariner, that combines hands on educational experiences, Christian fellowship, and a fun beach retreat.  Student independence is encouraged and supported with the guidance and support of our staff.  

 

Technology

 

MID will implement a new Discovery Education interactive curriculum to complement the new technology in 2015-2016 school year.  These changes will allow teachers to implement the technology based curriculum with interactive books, videos, workbooks, and activities.  

 

All students in the upper school 5th-12th grade will be required to pay a technology fee of $125.00 for a school-issued device.

 

Afterschool

 

MID offers afterschool to students enrolled in 6th-8th grade.  To appeal to our students individualized interests MID offers a variety of after school clubs. Clubs include; Strategy Street Gaming Club, Art, Choir, LEGO, Mariners on the Run, Dance, Swimming, Golf and Tennis.

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Academics

 

Students enrolled in the intermediate school change classes and see their academic options continue to grow. They have a new freedom and independence that is accompanied by support and guidance from teachers and administration. They have the opportunity to take risks, discover new talents, and stretch themselves in the comfort of a wholesome Christian environment.

 

High School (8th-11th grade)

Academics

 

Our upper school program brings together the latest and most innovative opportunities for learning in a college preparatory environment.  In addition to the core subjects (English, math, science, social studies, foreign language and Bible) our high school offers a variety of electives, athletics, and after school clubs allowing students opportunities to investigate and explore different interests.

School Structure

 

The high school is divided into a four-period day. Students rotate between A and B day schedules.  In addition to the academic core curriculums (science, math, world languages, English, social studies, and Bible) MID students have elective classes such as study skills, music, art, drama, dance, robotics, and physical education/health.  

 

Student Life

 

Student life is vibrant at MID with dances, music performances, drama productions, and many athletic outlets.  Our students have the opportunity to serve on a middle school leadership team, participate in community service projects, or join one of our many clubs.  We have an annual overnight trip, Camp Mariner, that combines hands on educational experiences, Christian fellowship, and a fun beach retreat.  Student independence is encouraged and supported with the guidance and support of our staff.  

 

Technology

 

MID implemented a new one to one device technology program in the 2015-2016 school year. (iPads) We have been pleased with the results of the integration of the new technology and all that it has allowed us to achieve in our classrooms.  Students in the 8th-12th grades will use a laptop to enhance learning.   

 

All students in the upper school 5th-12th grade will be required to pay a technology fee of $125.00 for a school-issued device

 

College & Career Counseling

 

MID will add a new staff member/position for next school year (2016-2017).  This new staff member will work with students/families of students enrolled in grades 8th-11th grade and will counseling students through high school graduation. They will help students and their families identify what they are looking for after high school, help identify compatible schools, work with families to ensure high school requirements for college placement are met, and aid our students in preparing their portfolios and essays to include in with college applications.  We will work with the Career and College promise through CPCC to offer college  level courses for students testing into that program.  

*Students currently enrolled 7th-10th grade will begin working with new staff position in Spring of 2015-2016.

 

 

 

Mountain Island Day School 1209 Little Rock Road Charlotte NC 28214   704-391-5516

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