• Three, 12-week trimesters.  Progress reports half way through each trimester. Multi-Age/Projects Science and History classes rotate every 6 weeks.
    • Block Schedule – 95-98 minute classes – A/B days; 3 periods each day plus Advisory, one 15-minute break and one 40 minute lunch period. Students can access the field and blacktop during both breaks. Zero period 45 minutes daily.
    • Advisory Class: 23 minutes everyday except Wednesday. Students are in mixed grade levels and stay with that same teacher for 3 years.  This class becomes their ‘home base’ for academic and social/emotional support. Your student’s Advisory teacher is your first, best contact for meeting your student’s needs. On Mondays, students participate in a ‘Circle of Power and Respect’ (CPR) with their Advisory class that is connected with the Words of Wisdom for the week.  Throughout the rest of the week, Advisory teachers provide academic support through grade checks and study skills practice.  In addition, there may be school-wide lessons that focus on our school vision and life skills as well as team building activities.
    •  School Loop: PTO funded Internet based program that allows parents and students to view student’s grades and assignments and provides access to interschool email. Principal sends weekly ‘Hornet Happenings’ newsletter through School Loop.
    • Extra-curricular activities:  Builder’s Club, Ecology Club, Journalism Club, Library Activities, Sports Rallies, Safe School Ambassadors Program, Intramurals, Grade Level Spirit Competition, Dances, School Musicals, Noon-time Activities, Spelling Bees, Talent Show, Writers’ Faire, Writing Center, Gay Straight Alliance
    • Hornet’s Nest: Opt-in after school intervention program for students who did not complete their homework that day that allows them to finish the homework and turn it in without penalty; includes HS tutors.
    • Triple H (Hornet Homework Help): after school homework help that students can attend on a voluntary basis; includes HS tutors.
    • After School Sports:  7th and 8th grade: Boys and Girls Basketball, Girls Volleyball, Co-ed Track, Co-ed Soccer, Co-ed Cross Country. 6th-8th grade: Co-ed Wrestling
    • Differentiation: All Adele teachers work diligently at differentiating classroom instruction and homework based on your student’s readiness, interest and learning style.  At Adele, every student matters and we work to provide them what they need to succeed.