SCHEDULE & CLASSES

Classes are tentative and may be added or deleted based on student enrollment & teacher availability.

We are requiring a minimum of 5 students to run a class and we may institute class number limits as well (should only impact middle & high school classes)

Class descriptions are below.

Kindergarten

This class will have art, PE and activities appropriate for this age group. Teachers may ask members of the Music or Fine Arts team to assist with instruction.

Grades 1 and 2

 

Art: Basic concepts in drawing, painting, crafts and more will be used to make your child's creativity blossom.

 

PE: The goal in this class is to get the students moving. Concepts in game playing, teamwork, stretching and safe & fun exercises are emphasized.

 

Animal Science: An overview of scientific classification, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish, birds, invertebrates. The instructor will introduce zoonotic diseases. If time allows, we will have a lesson about household pets and their care, maintenance, behavior and training.

 

Music: This is a first step in teaching students a love for learning and hearing different types of music. The exact focus of this class is being developed but may include making instruments; learning about different composers and genres of music.

 

Geography/History: While the exact focus will be determined soon, the goals of this class are for students to learn more about our world, its waterways, topography, climate and more. The instructor may choose certain countries to focus on to examine history and social studies for a fun learning experience.

Community Helpers:  A fun discussion and activities about all the community helpers, such as: police officer, fire fighter, nurse, doctor, farmer, etc.  A possible guest speaker could be planned.

Grades 3 and 4

 

 

PE: Students will work on warm-ups, stretching, physical exercise and team building games. This will include outside time when weather is appropriate.

Fine Arts: The focus of this class is for students to learn about classes within the arts categories. This may include music, art, and cooking, etc.

Geography/History: While the exact focus will be determined soon, the goals of this class are for students to learn more about our world, its waterways, topography, climate and more. The instructor may choose certain countries to focus on to examine history and social studies for a fun learning experience

Answers in Genesis Science: Bible-based and Creator-centered, God’s Design for Science Curriculum will sow a love for science in your students grades 3–8. The evidence supports the Genesis account of creation!

Health & Nutrition: Students in this class will learn about hygiene, etiquette, healthy foods (processed v. real), and related matters.

Heroes of Faith: Great opportunity for children to discover how some of those people found in the Bible are great Bible heroes.  It aims to inspire them to realize just how they can be a hero too; by trusting God and having faith in Him.

Violin: Students will learn about the basics of violin, including learning how to play, how to read music, and how to properly care for the violin. Unless already owned or otherwise purchased, parents will need to rent the instruments from Allegro Music Store in California, MD.  Rental fees are $20 a month for 3 months, then the rental is month-to-month. This class is limited in size-first come, first serve. Students who have previous violin experience will be moved to an intermediate level; new students will start as beginners. The instructor reserves the right to move students to proper levels based on comprehension and skill.

Grades 5 and 6

                     

 

Fine Arts: The focus of this class is for students to learn about classes within the arts categories. This may include music, art, and cooking, etc.

PE: Students will work on warm-ups, stretching, physical exercise and team building games.

Health/Nutrition: Why should I take a shower regularly? Why do I need to brush my hair and my teeth more than once a day? Why should I choose veggies over candy and water over soda? Just what is a carbohydrate? What does it mean to be healthy? Our kids are growing up and entering the middle school era. This class will supplement what you are teaching them at home by exploring topics on being their best possible version of themselves.

Violin: Students will learn about the basics of violin, including learning how to play, how to read music, and how to properly care for the violin. Unless already owned or otherwise purchased, parents will need to rent the instruments from Allegro Music Store in California, MD.  Rental fees are $20 a month for 3 months, then the rental is month-to-month. This class is limited in size-first come, first serve. Students who have previous violin experience will be moved to an intermediate level; new students will start as beginners. The instructor reserves the right to move students to proper levels based on comprehension and skill.

Geography/History: While the exact focus will be determined soon, the goals of this class are for students to learn more about our world, its waterways, topography, climate and more. The instructor may choose certain countries to focus on to examine history and social studies for a fun learning experience.

Answers in Genesis Science: Bible-based and Creator-centered, God’s Design for Science Curriculum will sow a love for science in your students grades 3–8. The evidence supports the Genesis account of creation!

Reading & Reflecting: Children will read a novel and learn to write summaries and a book report.  They will also discuss the elements of the story.  They will then end the class with popcorn and a movie based on the novel.  

Grades 7 and 8 and High School

Drama: This class is all about drama-theater, acting, and performance. This class will involve music, planning and preparing a performance while encourage teamwork. Details coming soon!  Will require a $20 fee for sets and costumes

Culinary Arts: Get a step ahead in the kitchen. Learn some basics, some techniques and enjoy the fruits of your kitchen labor! Go beyond baking boxed brownies or frying an egg. Learn the science behind cooking and sample your work. High School only.

Cooking: Learn your way around a kitchen. Students will learn about chopping, dicing, mincing, and slicing, among other skills. Students will learn about different cooking methods while preparing simple, yet tasty dishes each week. 7th and 8th grades only.

Computer Science: Learn what makes a computer do what it is supposed to do. This course is in development, but will help students become familiar with codes, programming, and important skills on the computer. NOTE: Students will need to bring a laptop.

Writing & Study Skills: Students will use the Victus Study Skills Level 3 workbook to learn about organization, time management, note taking, test taking, and reading with better comprehension.  They will also read a novel, go over the elements of the story and complete a book report.  Additional Fee for Notebook (You purchase)

Violin: Students will learn about the basics of violin, including learning how to play, how to read music, and how to properly care for the violin. Unless already owned or otherwise purchased, parents will need to rent the instruments from Allegro Music Store in California, MD.  Rental fees are $20 a month for 3 months, then the rental is month-to-month. This class is limited in size-first come, first serve. Students who have previous violin experience will be moved to an intermediate level; new students will start as beginners. The instructor reserves the right to move students to proper levels based on comprehension and skill. 7th Grade 

 

Apologia Health & Nutrition: This homeschool high school health and nutrition curriculum explores the physical, social, mental, and spiritual concepts that are needed for a healthy lifestyle. With detailed illustrations and photos, clear explanations, and enhanced readability, Exploring Creation with Health and Nutrition will prepare high school students for college-level studies as well as life beyond the classroom. High school only - Additional Fee for Book/Notebook (You purchase)

American History: Exploring America by Ray Notgrass is an American history high school curriculum. It provides one full year of credit in American history, English (literature and composition), and Bible if all components are completed. Your student will gain a rich understanding of our nation's past by reading the history narrative and primary source documents, reading classic American literature, completing writing assignments and hands-on projects, and studying what the Bible says about issues and ideas in history.  Grades 7th-12th - Additional Fee for Book/Notebook (You purchase)