Waconia Middle School students will experience a six-period plus Connect school day. Connect class is a daily advisory period. Three of the periods are dedicated to daily CORE classes in Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies (Science and Social Studies are each one semester). The other three periods of the day are dedicated to ENCORE classes that may include Vocal Music, Band, General Music, Prescribed Learning Period (PLP), Physical Education/Health, French or Spanish, and Exploratory courses.
Required exploratory courses for 6th Grade students include Computers 6 and Industrial Technology STEM 6.
Required exploratory courses for 7th Grade students include Family and Consumer Science, Industrial Technology Woodworking Explorations, Art, and STEM Automation and Robotics.
Exploratory course options for 8th Grade students include Family and Consumer Science, Industrial Technology Manufacturing Entrepreneurship, Art, and STEM Magic of Electrons.