About our Middle School Program

SASA Middle School

Daily Schedule
The Middle School students attend school from 8:05 a.m. – 2:56 p.m.   From 8:05 – 10 :45 a.m. Language Arts/Global Studies and Math/Science students attend an area of concentration. Visual and Performing Arts will attend their chosen arts class from 8 :05 – 9 :45 a.m.

   Visual and Performing Arts full-day students will take one additional core or complementary class from 9:50 – 10 :40 a.m. Half-day arts students will attend an Advisory program from 9 :45 – 10 :00 a.m. before returning to their home school programs.

   Lunch is scheduled for full day students from 10 :45 – 11 :25 (gr. 6) or 11:05 – 11:45 a.m. (gr. 7-8). A 20-minute advisory program period will either precede or follow lunch, depending on the students’ grade level.

   Following lunch and Advisory, students are scheduled for the remainder of their academic classes (Math, Science, English/Language Arts and Global Studies) and complementary classes (6th grade Rounds, Spanish and Band).

   Students also attend Living Arts programs in the auditorium from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. twice a month.

All middle school students who take either Math/Science or Language Arts/Global Studies as their concentration, will take the balance of their academic classes in the afternoon. In addition, 6th graders take Rounds and Band; 7th and 8th graders, Spanish and Band. The Rounds class includes physical education, problem solving, arts and humanities, computer keyboarding and technology.Students who attend SASA full-day and concentrate in the Visual Arts or performing arts (Dance, Theatre, or Voice/Keyboard) will take four academic courses: Math, Science, English/Language Arts and Social Studies. One elective will also be scheduled either in the a.m. or p.m. (Rounds, Band, or Spanish). Our District follows the State Grade Level Standards and Benchmarks which are a minimum for SASA classes.

Intramural Sports (Community Education District-wide Recreation Division League) • Touch Football — 6th grade
• Girls Basketball — 6th grade
• Soccer Girls/Boys — 6th – 8th grade
• Boys Basketball — 6th grade
• Floor Hockey Girls/Boys — 6th – 8th grades Middle School Inter-Scholastic Sports – 7th and 8th Grades (Saginaw Public Schools’ League)

Fall Winter Spring
Girls Volleyball Basketball Track
Boys Football (w/neighborhood middle school) Basketball Track

Cheerleading is also available for grades 7 & 8.