Middle School Course Catalog

Tech Academy

Our Technology Academy is an innovative academic community dedicated to transforming education through thoughtful integration of technology with the most current knowledge of how students learn. Students from all over the district are eligible to apply for available spaces on an annual basis.  Students acquire 21st Century Skills and probe new frontiers accessible through technology.

 

Students attending the Academy will experience a challenging and exciting learning environment that expands their interests and develops their potential. Major interdisciplinary projects organized around Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) themes are supported through partnerships with organizations.

 

Students will:

  • Master core subject content
  • Experience 21st Century interdisciplinary themes
  • Develop digital-age literacy skills
  • Practice effective electronic communication
  • Be challenged with projects requiring innovative thinking and problem solving through passion-based learning
  • Learn life and career skills
  • Learn to work with others

 

Other elective courses, including band, orchestra and choir are taken within the Mill Creek Middle School program. Technology Academy students are also eligible to participate in all Mill Creek athletics, clubs and extracurricular activities.
Students’ laptops include specialized software to support rigorous, technology infused learning.