Curriculum & Academics

How to navigate this page:

Below are quick links to various information about the curriculum programs and academics offered at Western Rockingham Middle School. Click on any link to view content. Some links will take you to the Rockingham County Schools website for general district information. 

Curricula Overview:

Western Rockingham Middle School offers numerous enrichment classes including Band, Bible History, Chorus, Business and Marketing, Business Computer Technology, Drama, General Music, Keyboarding,  Life Skills, Spanish, Technology Exploration, and Art. All students attend four core classes each day in the following subject areas: English Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies. All grades have two exploratory classes each day.  Each semester students have new exploratory courses.


Students have access to technology through networked computers in classrooms, the media center, and four computer labs, two with a flexible schedule.  All classrooms have telephones and are provided internet access via the school system's wide area network. 


The curriculum followed is determined by the State of North Carolina in our Standard Course of Study -

Quick Links

Section Details


Overdrive eBook Library

Our digital library website:

  • Download the "Overdrive" APP from your APP store. 

  • Add the "Western Rockingham Middle" library to your library choices. 

  • Click on "e-read" format.

  • Enter your login information according

  • Choose "never" when it asks if you want the browser. 

  • Choose a book to download and read.

Login information for staff:

Username: (net id)

Password: (DOB) YearMonthDay

Ex: 19800115 

(Jan. 15, 1980)


Login information for students:

Username: (net id)

Password: (DOB) MonthDayYear

Ex: 01151980

(Jan. 15, 1980)


Bloom's Taxonomy

In 1956, Benjamin Bloom headed a group of educational psychologists who developed a classification of levels of intellectual behavior important in learning. During the 1990's a new group of cognitive psychologists, lead by Lorin Anderson (a former student of Bloom), updated the taxonomy to reflect relevance to 21st century work. 


Click to view: Bloom's Revised Taxonomy

Student Life

NC Wise Owl

Please click on the link below to visit the Middle School Zone of NCWiseOwl.

NC WISEOWL, a program from the NC Department of Public Instruction, is an excellent resource for students, teachers, administrators and parents. Periodical databases and other subscription-only reference materials are available, as well as easy access to other teaching and information resources from the DPI Digital Teaching and Learning Division. Students conducting research, teachers doing research for classes or looking for educational journals, parents helping with homework will all benefit by using this collection of encyclopedia, magazine and reference works. Funded by the North Carolina legislature, this service is free to public school teachers and students. Ask your School Library Media Coordinator for passwords to access this resource at home.

Earth and Space

Discovery Education

Click on the link below to visit Discovery Education. 

Discovery Education transforms classrooms, empowers teachers and captivates students by leading the way in providing high quality, dynamic, digital content to school districts large and small, rural and suburban and everything in between.


Accelerate student achievement in your district by capturing the minds and imaginations of students with the fascination of Discovery, tapping into students' natural curiosity and desire to learn.


Discovery Education offers a portfolio of opportunities for districts to meet students where they want to learn in the digital age. With award-winning digital content, interactive lessons, real time assessment, virtual experiences with some of Discovery's greatest talent, classroom contests & challenges, professional development and more — Discovery is leading the way in transforming classrooms and inspiring learning.