A Day in the Life of Upper Campus Students

The core of our programming is Project Based Learning with a variety of projects: Teacher-Led, Student-Led and Community-Led.

We open at 8:30 am for students to arrive, get breakfast and settle in. Morning meeting starts at 9:00 am. The day ends at 3:10 pm (M,T,TH,F). Wednesdays we have early release for staff development at 1:00 pm.

CASE STUDY

What Makes Us Unique?

Our programming focuses on relationships, wellness and academic skills for the whole person. Students who thrive here are curious, self-directed learners who enjoy inquiry-based learning in a smaller educational community. Here is a sampling of some of our Teacher-Led Curriculum.

HOW TO SAVE A LIFE

Students in this class entered a faux 1st year medical residency at Monona General Hospital.

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VOICES

“Writing is power” and “Reading is knowledge” are central principles of MG21’s philosophy.

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STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING

Students studied the history of our country from an African-American perspective.

SUSTAINABILITY AND DESIGN

Using Michael Pollen’s book The Omnivore’s Dilemma students studies food systems and  built a home garden.