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2020 - 2021 Schedule

  • Classes may be added or deleted based on student enrollment & teacher availability. The descriptions of the courses are below.

 

  • We are requiring a minimum of 5 students to run a class. We may institute class number limits as well.  To help ensure your child's placement in a certain class, complete your registration and payment sooner than later. 

  • If you have a specific request regarding the placement of your child, please let us know when you register.

  • Core class teachers will communicate with parents on which book and supplies will be needed for the class.

 

Class Descriptions

Kindergarten

This class will have art, PE and activities appropriate for this age group. Teachers may ask members from 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 (Hopefully in 3rd Quarter): The goal in this class is to get the students moving. Concepts in game playing, teamwork, stretching and safe & fun exercises are emphasized.

 

Sign Language: American Sign Language (ASL) is an important concept to learn to reach friends in the community who are hearing impaired. Students will learn basic hand movements, songs, and fun stories in ASL.

 

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 involve using recorders; making instruments; learning about different composers and genres of music.

 

Geography & Animal Studies: Did you know that opossums are the only marsupials in North America? Do you know that there are 5 oceans? Did you know there is a city that is on two continents? Do you know how far Russia is from Alaska? Do you know your states and capitals? These questions and more will be explored as we learn about animals and countries around the world.

 

Grades 3 and 4

PE (Hopefully in 3rd Quarter): Students will work on warm-ups, stretching, physical exercise and team building games. May included outside time when weather is appropriate.

 

Violin: Parents will need to rent their Violin from Allegro Music Store in California, MD.  Contact the store for rental fees. This class is limited in size-first come, first serve. See the supplies page for book information.

Geography & World Cultures: Take a trip around the world and learn what life is like in different countries. Students will learn geography, art, language, food and culture in a multi-discipline approach. They will get a "passport" stamped for each country they learn about in this class.

Cooking: Can your child follow a recipe? Know kitchen measurements? Is s/he able to cut safely using a knife; grate cheese or peel potatoes? Does s/he know the difference between chopping, dicing, slicing or mincing? These are some of the tasks we will work on in this class. We'll show them the science and math needed to make a good recipe. And, of course, we'll cook up some tasty recipes!

Art: Different mediums and techniques will be explored to develop your child's talent. Let's see their creativity blossom as they try new materials, paint pictures, and learn how to bring art to life.

Spanish: ¿Puedes hablar español? Students will learn some beginning Spanish vocabulary, numbers, colors and other terminology.

Apologia Flying Creatures: In this God-honoring study of birds, your child learns about the glorious design and characteristics of flying creatures, including physical characteristics, nesting habits, flight patterns, and more! Your children will learn how to attract various bird species to your yard and identify them by looking at their special physical characteristics, diverse nests, and interesting domestic practices.  "Junior" Notebooking Journal costs $25-$30.

Grades 5 and 6

Art: Different mediums and techniques will be explored to develop your child's talent. Let's see their creativity blossom as they try new materials, paint pictures, and learn how to bring art to life

Cooking: The goal of this class is to move from just baking cookies and making a simple dish, but to understand the technique behind certain meals. Science and math will be used! Students will explore meal preparation for the different meals of the day and whip up some tasty snacks, too. Knowing how to use basic kitchen appliances; measuring; doubling recipes; and other topics will be explored.

 

PE (Hopefully PE can run in the 3rd Quarter): Students will work on warm-ups, stretching, physical exercise and team building games. 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're teaching them at home by exploring topics on being their best possible version of themselves.

Violin: Parents will need to rent their violin from Allegro Music Store in California, MD. Contact the store for rental fees.  This class is limited in size-first come, first serve.  See the supplies page for book information.

Spanish: ¿Puedes hablar español? Students will learn some beginning Spanish vocabulary, numbers, colors and other terminology.

Geography & World Cultures: Take a trip around the world and learn what life is like in different countries. Students will learn geography, art, language, food and culture in a multi-discipline approach. They will get a "passport" stamped for each country they learn about in this class.

 

Grades 7 thru 12

Keyboarding/Microsoft: This is a full year course were the student will master typing skills.  They will use those skills to create Microsoft Word documents, such as: letters, reports, informational flyers, brochures, etc.  The class will also learn to use Microsoft Excel to create spreadsheets and Microsoft Power Point to create an informational presentation.  NOTE: Students will need to bring a laptop.

Apologia General Science via Zoom (2nd Edition) (Grades 7-8 only): This course covers a wide range of the branches of science while making the connections between each. Students will learn what science is and, in a detailed and engaging way, how to utilize the proper scientific method. This course has many hands-on science experiments that can be completed with household materials.  Text book costs about $20-$30, MUST get 2nd Edition 

Drama: This class is all about drama-theater, acting, and performance. Details coming soon!

Computer Coding: Learn what makes a computer do what it is supposed to do. Learn about web coding with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. NOTE: Students will need to bring a laptop.

Financial Peace: Are you a saver or a spender? Do you know what God says about money? Using Dave Ramsey's program, this class will teach you what you can do when earning money. This class meets standards for financial literacy that states require of students.  Workbook will be required, costs are TBD.

 

Apologia Biology w/lab via Zoom(Grades 9-12 only): This high school biology course is designed to be the homeschool student’s first high school science class and is college-prep. Exploring Creation with Biology, is a foundational course that covers everything students need to prepare successfully for a college-level biology course.  Text book costs about $30-$40 and student notebook costs about $25-$30 (optional). MUST get 2nd Edition  

 

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.  Student Notebook costs about $25-$30.  

 

Literature: British and American literature from the 1770s to 1830s focusing on romanticism and transcendentalism.  Students will read poems, short stories, and essays from people during the romantic period and transcendental period.  The class is philosophy in the form of poetry.

Art History: Want a slightly different focus for a history class? This class covers multiple art areas and movements throughout world history. Learn about artists and how they influenced societies. This is a perfect class to help students add to a well-rounded education, with or without art in their college future. This is lecture structured with a few projects for further understanding. 

Art Design: Your student will learn to analyze and interpret visual 2 dimensional art. S/he will be able to problem solve and communicate visually and literally. If your student has any interest in graphic design, interior design, photography, or architecture, this class will enhance and sharpen their skills. It will provide foundational knowledge as well as begin a portfolio for college art department interviews.

Apologia History/Geography via Zoom:

In this course, we will look at America's history and historical documents including the Mayflower Compact, America's Creed, the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution. We'll study U.S. Geography alongside the history study. For the textbook, we will use Constitutional Literacy by Michael Ferris. The book and course is described as, Prepare your students to begin their voting careers as informed citizens well-versed in the content and meaning of the United States Constitution." Course information can be found at: https://www.apologia.com/product/constitutional-literacy-dvd-series/. As part of this class, students will complete a history project that will highlight their writing, research and reasoning skills.  

Workbook costs about $24.

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