St. Miguel Program: can be taken with our without Math Support
Freshman and Sophomore Years: Learning Strategies class twice every six day cycle and individual or small group meetings with a learning support specialist once every six day cycle
Junior and Senior Years: while primarily for students’ 9th and 10th grade schooling, the St. Miguel Program can continue to support students through 11th and 12th grade if needed
Learning Center access all 4 years
Math Support is an optional addition to the St. Miguel Program and would include a focus on math skill development in addition to general learning support strategy
Ideal candidates for the St. Miguel Program are those who may or may not have a diagnosed learning difference and don’t require intensive academic support, but will benefit from the development of learning
The Learning Strategies class coupled with once a cycle meetings will count as a two and a half credit class graded as pass/fail. Students will be graded on how well they are utilizing the strategies they have been learning.
Students in the St. Miguel Program will attend the Academic Learning Strategies class during Period Zero twice a six day cycle in a small group of no more than ten students for the full school year.
Note-taking skills, time management, organization, study skills and test taking strategies are examples of the specific learning strategies that will be developed.
Period Zero meetings from 7:35 A.M. – 8:15 A.M.
Once every six day cycle students will meet with their learning strategies teacher in a group of one to three students
Check-ins on all of their classes to ensure they are utilizing the learning strategies across the entire curriculum
Access to th Learning Center staffed by a teacher from the PLUS Program before and after school, and during free periods to complete tests or quizzes as a study hall.