Middle School News

The kindergarten kids and their 6th grade buddies roamed the campus on Oct. 7 to collect leaves for a science project.  See photo galleries of them out Collecting Leaves and then Creating Science Posters of the different kinds of leaves they found.

The 8th graders set off on a frosty morning to map the Little Spokane River between SGS and the Painted Rocks take out.  See a Photo Gallery of them starting out from Graduation Bridge and heading downstream.

Saint George's hosted a Middle School cross country race on Oct. 1.  See photo galleries of the Boys Race and the Girls Race as they were running across campus, through the woods, and down the sandhill to the finish.

The 6th graders spent their Theme Day -- Tuesday, Oct. 1 -- riding along the Centennial Trail through the Spokane Valley and taking water samples from the Spokane River to analyze.  See a Photo Gallery of them being both analytical and active!

The 7th grade's Theme Day on Oct. 1 focused on the Spokane River.  Student got to meet the Riverkeeper, clean up garbage at Peoples Park, discuss water quality, learn about point versus non-point pollution sources, hike along the Spokane River for 2.6 miles, meet with the Lands Council, and learn about storm gardens and how they mitigate pollution.  A full day!

The 7th grade's campout at Camp Spalding on Davis Lake from Sept. 18-20 included time to go learn and practice outdoor skills.  See photo galleries of them Fly Fishing, Kayaking, Climbing Rocks, and practicing Teambuilding Exercises.

Sixth grade students paddleboarded and kayaked down the Little Spokane River on Sept. 12 on an Outdoor Club activity.  They got wet, saw a lot of ducks, and even found a beaver skull -- see a Photo Gallery of their adventures.

The annual overnight trip for 6th graders took them to the Nez Perce Reservation in Central Idaho to compete their studies on rivers and dams, fish hatcheries, and religious traditions.  See a Photo Gallery of their explorations on May 28-29, 2019.

The 8th graders split into four teams and supported each other as they completed a variety of challenges in the woods above campus on April 26.  See a Photo Gallery of them handling the Tyrolean traverse, web challenge, and blindfolded shapes, as well as a Photo Gallery of them rappelling down the 35-foot high Dragon Crag!

Enjoy this 18-Minute Slide Show overview of the SGS Middle School during 2017-18 as well as individual photos (as babies and today) of the eighth graders as the Middle School says goodbye to the Class of 2022.

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