Mini-term and Micro-term

Mini-term is a one-month intensive project-based class in the month of January.  Students get to select a class and spend a whole month diving into their topic in an interdisciplinary manner.
Mini-term at SAMi, SOTA and IDEA starts Tuesday, January 3 2023. View the mini-term timeline, video catalog, course catalog and frequently asked questions below for more information. 


Wednesday, November 30 @ 11:30 AM – registration opens for 2023 Mini-term

Wednesday, December 7th @ 4:00 PM – registration closes for 2023 Mini-term

Wednesday, December 14th @ 10 AM – mini-term class lists posted at all three schools

Tuesday, January 3rd  - Mini-term Begins

Monday, January 16th – No School, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Wednesday January 18th – All day Mentor Group at home school

Tuesday, January 31st – Last Day of Mini-term/Mini-term showcase

February 1st-3rd – Second Semester Break, No School

Registration for mini-term is now closed.

Have Questions? 

View the Frequently Asked Questions below or contact your school or mentor for more information. 

Mini-term Transportation


Breakfast and lunch will be served at each of the following schools: 
Breakfast/Lunch Locations & Times

Breakfast 9:00am – Music Box and 1950  9:00am – ELC Upper Collaborative Breakfast    9:00am – 1st Floor
Lunch 12:30pm – Music Box and 1950 12:30pm - ELC Upper Collaborative Lunch    12:30pm – 1st Floor


Course Catalog

Frequently Asked Questions