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For two weeks in the beginning of January, Howard High School students engage in high-interest classes that require open minds and active participation. This special period is known as Minimester. Teachers and parent volunteers from across the school step forward to teach courses that draw on their professions, talents, and interests. Minimester is a long-standing tradition at The Howard School.

Past Minimester Courses

  • Be Creative Unthink
  • Building Model Airplanes
  • Documentary Film
  • Don't Hate, Debate
  • Everyone Has a Story
  • Ken Burns Vietnam
  • Italy Through Film
  • No Fear Shakespeare
  • Out of Bounds Bookbinding
  • Teen Movies of the 80's and 90's
  • Act One: Scene Five
  • Blast Cycling and Weightlifting
  • Body Systems and Dissection
  • Careers in Animal Care
  • Let's Jazz it Up
  • Chess