Exploratory Learning Week

At the end of the first semester, Park’s Middle School students participate in Exploratory Learning Week.

Teachers, parents, and administrators present classes and workshops that offer alternatives to the regular academic program. Students try different activities and investigate subjects they might not ordinarily pursue. The week concludes with a theatrical production by the eighth grade production class.

The following is a sample of previous topics:

  • Criminal Justice System
  • American Sign Language
  • Animation: Old Meets New
  • Cartooning Basics
  • Graphic Design
  • Winter Camping in West Virginia
  • Weight Training and Running
  • Box Soccer
  • Japanese film
  • Rock & Roll & Religion
  • French Cooking
  • Creative Writing
  • Latin Dancing
  • Chess Tournament
  • Mystery Sleuths
  • Artists in Baltimore