Curriculum


The curriculum at Best is fully aligned with the guidelines set by the state of MI.  Students at Best experience a rigorous and engaging curriculum, designed to prepare them for high school and the upcoming state assessments.  Best provides students with a well-rounded curriculum, that includes not only advanced courses in math and English, but also an array of elective courses that support student interests like band, art,computers, physical education and Spanish.The dedicated teachers at Best use numerous strategies that reflect high expectations and support student learning.I encourage parents to stay informed of their child's daily progress in school.Parents should utilize the information found on the Parent Connect link and the weekly lesson plans found on Best's homework website. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions about the curriculum or the support services we have developed to help students excell at O.W. Best Middle School.


Michigan Curriculum Frameworks


The Michigan Curriculum Frameworks -- Content Standards and Benchmarks guide content and assessment standards. District No. 7's core curriculum (math, science, English, social studies) is aligned with the content and assessment standards contained in the Michigan Curriculum Frameworks and the grade level content expectations (GLCEs).You can access the Michigan Content Expectations here.