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Middle

School

Grade 6 -  Grade 8

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Yangon Academy’s middle school program offers a challenging curriculum and a joyful school experience for every student. With an age-appropriate focus on educating the whole child, while also preparing students for success in our high school, the highly-qualified and credentialed middle school teachers are passionate about fostering within each child a love of learning and a commitment to the community.

The Middle School program at Yangon Academy offers a challenging curriculum using a wide variety of American textbooks and materials.  We also use high-quality materials and resources from other publishers from around the world, together with the ever-increasing multitude of internet-based options.

Our education is not focused on facts learning but expanding the young minds to experience things they didn't know.

Meet our Middle School Faculty

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David Miller

School Director

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Jill M. Snedden

Curriculum

Coordinator

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Jacoba M. Benecke

H.S. Guidance Counselor

Social Studies Faculty

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Hiranmoy Gupta

M.S./ H.S. Mathematics Faculty

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Joshua Frank Thaller

M.S/H.S. Social Studies Faculty

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Naw Aye Aye Set

M.S./H.S. Myanmar Studies Faculty

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Kyaw Khaing Htun

M.S./H.S. Music Faculty

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Than Min Aung

Science Lab Technician

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Mike Gordon

Secondary Principal

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Katelyn Kearney

School

Counselor

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Robert George Powers

M.S. English

Faculty

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Rupert De Smidt

M.S./ H.S. Mathematics Faculty

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Bernard Lesch

M.S./ H.S. Social Studies Faculty

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Zin Yin Min

M.S./H.S. Computer Science Faculty

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Wai Wai Aye Kyaw

M.S./H.S. Art Faculty

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Michael T. Schneller

Assistant Secondary Principal 

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Marsha Lea Woodward

H.S. English Faculty

Guidance Counselor

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Morgan Heeder

M.S English

Faculty

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Niclas Dechau Moller

M.S./ H.S. Math/Science Faculty

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Chit Loon Kyin

M.S. Myanmar Studies Faculty

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Naw Lin Nandar Zaw

M.S./H.S. Music Faculty

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Sai Aung Soe Moe 

Physical Education Faculty

After School Activities (2022-2023)

Sports

The Yangon Academy Sports Program enjoyed a very successful year. This year we had over 70 students participating in a variety of sports from basketball, soccer and volleyball was our largest sport in terms of athletes with 45 students participating. There is more work to be done for our Soccer program and we are hoping that we can get a Girls Soccer team up and running next year. Of course, all this could not have been possible without the huge commitment and effort put forth by our great coaches.

Clubs

School clubs are a great way to help develop a student’s character, though process and improve their skills that will benefit them not only in school, but their future career and in life. Their extracurricular involvement can help widen their experience and hone their communication skills, creative thinking, ability to work together effectively within a team and understand more about leadership.