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Readers' Choice Favorite Public Middle School

Beacon Media 2020 Readers' Choice Favorite Public Middle School

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About First Avenue Middle School

The First Avenue Middle School community continually develops the distinctive characteristics of the “First Avenue Experience”: an ability to meet rigorous academic standards through the design of high-quality work, a passion to learn, an ability and willingness to think creatively to solve the challenges of the 21st century, a strong sense of identity and voice, and a highly developed sense of personal and social responsibility and leadership fostered by real-world applications.
 
First Avenue’s educational program is built on the philosophy of the whole child, and that means that in a normal year students receive a variety of hands-on educational experiences in academic content areas and in the robust elective program. During virtual learning, hands-on experiential learning activities needed to be reimagined, yet through many collaborations, with guidance and support from the district, our teachers were able to adjust, pivot and provide a robust learning experience for our students. What you will see in the video below captures the question, “How does First Avenue meet the needs of the whole child virtually?”  It was through this lens that we addressed 4 areas of focus, which are; Academics, Health and Wellness, Student-Centered Practices, and Families and Community.
 

First Avenue Middle School News

A New ThoughtExchange is Open Now!

As we approach the much-anticipated start to the school year, we wanted to give you an opportunity to let us know your thoughts for the 2021-2022 school year.
Fall 2021 ThoughtExchange

WE ARE HIRING! Come join our team!

Click the link above to learn more about our current openings for Instructional Assistants, Health Assistants, and School Bus Drivers!
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Production 2021 presents Haphardly Ever After

We've got tickets! Do YOU have your ticket yet for Production's "Haphazardly Ever After"? You don't want to miss this show! It has everything...drama, comedy, romance...cookies...a plumber...and a frog. How does it all fit together? Do they get their happily ever after? Go to ShowTix4U and get your ticket TODAY!

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Our Purpose:
To challenge and inspire students to make a positive and profound impact on their world.