School: The transition years (6th, 7th and 8th
At one time this period was called Junior High
School which covered 7th, 8th and 9th grades.
Its stated purpose is to prepare the student for
From our earliest time
humans have always had teachers. The parent was
the primary teacher who taught the basics of the
tribe, while other tribal members taught the
history, traditions, culture, religion, values
and mores of their society. Today our complex
society has specialized trained and
licensed teachers who, using
are paid to instill a foundation for a
successful future and a love of learning .