Opportunities are vast and varied for the Grade 8s at MEI Middle School. Our single-gender retreats start off the year, students enjoy Math and Language Arts in separate classes throughout the year. Our Exploratory Program allows students to continue developing skills and experience in cooking, sewing, wood-working, acting, jewellery-making, media arts and video producing/editing. Fine Arts are a strong component of our school, and students can choose to be involved in Band, Music, Art and Choir. Leadership 8 students play a critical role in school atmosphere by organizing a variety of theme-related events. Athletic options for Grade 8s include: volleyball, basketball, track and field, cross-country running, swimming, golf, rugby, badminton, etc. The Bible curriculum examines both Old and New Testament books, an in-depth look at the life of Jesus and a unit on Worldview. All students are involved in service-learning and supporting those in need both locally and internationally.