In many instances, Middle School students will have the same teacher in a subject area for two years to enhance the opportunities for connection and vertical alignment. Middle School students self-select elective courses, including physical education, traditional art, digital art, band, chorus, steel pan, creative writing, keyboarding, study skills, etc. These courses are designed to enhance the curriculum and allow students exposure to areas they might be passionate about. Every Middle School student is assigned an advisor who leads them through a specific, age-appropriate advisory curriculum focused on social-emotional learning, study skills, and academic issues. As a whole, Middle School students are not tracked into courses. However, beginning in Sixth Grade, placement is considered for both math and world language.