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  Mission Statement  

Together we make a difference educating young people to be capable academically, ethically, physically, and socially.

  About The School  

Seven Hills School - A Great Place to Learn; A Great Place to Grow

NCSD 2010 Bike Blast Fundraiser
NCSD 2010 Bike Blast Fundraiser

Seven Hills School is a fifth through eighth grade school that serves the students in Nevada City and surrounding areas. Seven Hills School has a strong academic reputation, balanced with an exciting enrichment program that supports students academic and personal interests. The fifth and sixth grades are self contained with students moving during the day to leveled math classes and enrichment classes. In the seventh and eighth grade students have a homeroom teacher, who serves as their first period teacher. After homeroom students move throughout the day to math, science, PE and Humanities (English/Language Arts and history). Humanities is a two period core program that focuses on English Language Arts instruction and the history being studied at that grade level. Seventh graders study the Medieval and Renaissance time periods. Eighth graders study United States history beginning with the founding of the colonies and moving through the Civil War and Reconstruction.   All four grade levels have major academic projects that focus on the history curriculum. The fifth graders do a States Project. The Sixth graders participate in the International Cultural Event. Seventh graders have a simulation history event titled the Medieval Feast, which is celebrating its twenty-fourth year this year. Eight grade student participate in the Civil War Day events. Other subject area projects occur in science, math and PE. Elective offerings include Band, Technology, the Bike Recycle Program, a Leadership class, French, Drama and Study Hall. 

There are many ways for parents and community volunteers to be involved in our student's education. Opportunities include:  volunteering through the Parent Student Teacher Club (PSTC), being a member of the Seven Hills Site Council, stepping forward as a classroom volunteer tutor, assisting a sports team, helping supervise at lunch, teaching an afterschool enrichment class or a variety of other important roles.  

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