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Physical Education

All students at Dwyer take a period of physical education each day. Physical Education counts in a student's grade point average (GPA) like all other courses.

How to Help Your Student on the STAR Tests

There are a number of great ways to help your student do well on the California Standardized Tests (CST), which are a part of the state’s STAR assessments. The CST assessments are designed to see if ...more

Curriculum

Academic Overview

The goal of the instructional program at Dwyer Middle School is to ensure access to high-quality curriculum and instruction for all students in order to meet or exceed the state's content standards. ...more

Language Arts

State-adopted reading/language arts materials serve as the core instructional program. Additional leveled readers, both fiction and informational text, are used during small group guided reading ...more

Dwyer Literacy Program Model

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Dwyer Literacy Program - Goals

Dwyer Literacy Program - Goals

Math

Priority is given to the teaching of mathematics, and placing students in the correct classes relative to their readiness to understand and acquire math skills. Students are constantly formatively ...more

Science

Students at Dwyer follow the state mandated curriculum, and use state adopted textbooks for instruction. Sixth grade sudents take a half-year (one semester) coures called _________________. Seventh ...more

Electives

Dwyer offers a variety of electives at each grade level. Sixth graders take 1 semester electives and 1 semester science. Seventh and 8th graders take a full year elective, which can be 2 semester ...more

6th Grade Electives

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7th Grade Electives

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8th Grade Electives

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