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Welcome to the Middle Grades Advanced Studies Program

  • The Middle Grades Advanced Studies Program extends and excels in the teaching and learning experience for students in honors and accelerated courses at MSGA and MMS. 

    The mission of the Middle Grades Advanced Studies Program is to provide flexible, aligned, and rigorous learning opportunities and experiences. Students participate in learning experiences that target growth in:

    • Research Skills
    • Creative Problem Solving
    • Logical Problem Solving
    • Communication and Collaboration Skills
    • Self-directed Learning

    The Advanced Studies Program is flexible, aligned to state and national content and gifted standards, and rigorous. Teaching and learning are driven by students' readiness, interest, and learning styles.