Fall 2017 Class Descriptions

 

Acting Up!                                                    Grades: 1-6                                      Hour: 1st

Teacher: Heidi Landrum

Class min/max: 7/20

Homework: 1hr/week

Prerequisite:

Class Fee: $20

Description: We will be completing our preparation for Peter Pan. Students will learn acting techniques, performance skills, and improv games. They will assist with props, costume, and make-up.

 

Accounting                                                  Grades: 9-12                                    Hour: 2nd                  

Teacher: Alice Matthews

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework: 3 hr/wk

Prerequisite:

Class Fee:

Description: Accounting is the language of business and will be required of anyone attending a business school or pursuing a major or minor in business in college. This course provides a good foundation for future success at the college level as well as many benefits for personal use.

This hands on course offers the following units of study:
Business Careers, Types of Business Ownership, Basic Accounting Cycle, Accounting for a Payroll System, Budgeting and Banking activities.

Extra Class Needs: Textbook, 3 ring binder

 

Aeronautics                                                 Grades: 6-12                                    Hour: 1st

Teacher: Dan Gilbert

Class min/max: 5/20

Homework: 2 hr/week

Class Fee: TBD

Description: Learn the basics of aeronautics, starting with simple gliders and the principles of lift, then moving on to designing and building a fixed wing r/c aircraft as a class. This will be a fun class learning principles of physics in a hands on way, without too much focus on the math involved.

 

American History                                       Grades: 8-12                                    Hour: 2nd      

Teacher: Scott Hare

Class min/max: 7/20

Homework: 2hr/wk.

Prerequisite:

Class Fee: $5

Description: Drive Thru History

 

American Literature                                   Grades:10-12                                   Hour: 3rd                   

Teacher: Staci Noyes

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:.5 hr/wk

Class Fee: $15

Description: American Literature is a high school level course, designed for 10th-12th grade students.  We will cover the different genres: the short story, the novella, the novel, poetry, the essay, and a play. Students will be expected to do all reading at home and come to class ready to discuss and interpret the assigned works. It will move at a quick pace and the reading will need to be kept up with on a weekly basis. There will be assessments on the literature, but minimal writing, as this is not a writing course.  However, I will gladly provide essay starters and assignments for parents who want to incorporate writing to make this a complete, accredited, English credit.

 

Apologia Anatomy and Physiology      Grades: 4-6                                      Hour: 1st

Teacher: Janelle Wilder

Class min/max: 7-15

Fee: $8

Homework: 1hr/week

Description: Students will be learning about human anatomy and physiology with some hands-on experiments/models/posters. The students should be able to come to class prepared by reading through the chapter weekly once at home and bringing their Notebooking Journal to class so they are prepared for review of materials, questions, and some hands-on experiments to learn about bones, muscle types, blood types etc. We will be completing a Personal paper model of the human body of the different systems from this Notebooking Journal as well. Students will be encouraged to take notes during class in the Apologia Notebooking Journal. This class will span through two semesters and topics will include: Intro. to Anatomy and Physiology, cell anatomy, The Skeletal and Muscular System, Digestive and Renal System, Respiratory system, Health and Nutrition, Blood, Cardiovascular Systems, Nervous System and Endocrine System

 

Beginning Piano                                        Grades: 3-12                                    Hour: 1st

Teacher: Joy Anderson

Class min/max: 2/4

Homework: 20 min/day + theory work

Class Fee: $15 includes all necessary materials

Description: Each student will play according to their level. We will progress as they do. Each student will perform 2 songs for the Afternoon of Enrichment.                                                              

 

Biology Labs                                               Grades: 8-12                                    Hour: 1st

Teacher: Allie Ware

Class min/max: 7/16

Homework: 1hr/wk

Class Fee: $10

Description: We will work through as many of the labs in the Apologia Biology text as time allows.

 

Chemistry Labs                                          Grades: 9-12                                    Hour: 1st&4th  

Teacher: Lori Shaw

Class min/max: 7-15

Homework:.1 hr/wk

Class Fee: $10

Description: We will be working through the labs in Apology Chemistry

 

Chocolate                                                    Grades:                                             Hour: 2nd

Teacher: Shauna Long

Class min/max: 7/20

Homework: 30 min/wk.

Class Fee: $7

Description: We will discuss the history of chocolate and explore different aspects of chocolate such as how chocolate is manufactured. Other topics will include the value of chocolate and nutritional value. We will also have activities with chocolate, be baking with chocolate, and tasting different kinds of chocolate.

 

Clogging                                                       Grades:                                             Hour: 3rd

Teacher: Connie Draper

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:.1 hr/wk

Class Fee: $10

Description: Appalachian Mountain style clogging performed to a variety of music styles. No prior experience required. Students will need to acquire a pair of tap or clogging shoes (these can quite often be found at Good Will or other thrift stores).

 

Critical Thinking Fun                                Grade level:1-2                                Hour: 1st                   

Teacher: Marlo McDonald

Class min/max: 7/12

Homework: no

Class Fee: $10

Description: An enjoyable method to develop critical thinking skills will be taught. Three important elements will be woven throughout a variety of activities. These elements are the ability to recognize patterns, use visible imagery, and reason logically. We will also incorporate games to reinforce these skills.

Extra Class needs: cheap calculator if needed for simple math computations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Culinary Skills                                             Grades: 9-12                                    Hour: 4th

Teacher: Scott Hare

Class min/max: 7-15

Homework:.1 hr/wk

Class Fee: $20

Description: Skills to include proper knife usage, soups, sandwiches, gravies, sauces, baking, grilling, sides, pastries, entertaining and menu planning.

 

Dave Ramsey FPU                                     Grades:9-12                                     Hour: 3rd

Teacher: Gwen Gagne

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:.1-2 hr/wk

Class Fee: $20.00 – New Students, $5.00 – Returning Students

Description:

Extra Supplies:  A 3 ring binder and computer access at home.

 

Demolishing Strongholds Bible Study            Grades: 8-12                        Hour: 2nd                  

Teacher: Betsy Clark

Class min/max: 7/12

Homework: 1 hr/wk.

Class Fee: $10

Description: Demolishing Strongholds, an Answers in Genesis apologetics study for teens, includes strategic topics of developing a biblical worldview, tips on how to engage and reach friends for Christ, confidence boosting ideas on how to confront our evolutionized culture, examples of “cultural brainwashing,” and an inspiring challenge on how to be God’s players in the game called life. Today's youth are frustrated by “cookie cutter” teaching. They want to have fun but they also want to be ready when challenged to take a stand for their faith. They want answers to the potentially embarrassing questions about Christianity that often come up.  Inspire your students to go to the next level in their Christian walk and challenge them to live out their faith with this totally comprehensive new 13-session DVD and workbook based study.

 

Discovering Great Artists                        Grades: 1-5                                      Hour: 1st

Teacher: Leah Webster

Class min/max: 7/12

Homework: no

Class Fee: $10

Description: Each week students will be introduced to one of the world’s greatest artists.  We will discover who the artist was, where they lived, what inspired them, and what style and techniques they used.  Students will create their own art using the same style and technique as the artists.  This class is art history with hands-on art in the styles of the great masters.

 

 

 

ELA Art                                                          Grades: 1-2                                      Hour: 3rd

Teacher: Carol Prentice

Class min/max: 7/15

Class Fee: $10

Description:

 

Elementary Chocolate                              Grades: 1-4                                      Hour: 4th       

Teacher: Shauna Long

Class min/max: 7-15

Homework:.1 hr/wk

Class Fee: $5

Description:

 

Elementary Literature                               Grades: 3-5                                      Hour: 2nd

Teacher: Staci Noyes

Class min/max: 7/12

Homework: 1 hr/wk.

Class Fee: $5

Description: In Literature for Kids we will read a different a book in class each week and discuss different elements about the literature such as setting, background, the storyline, conflict, resolution, as well as geography and history as it relates. Students are encouraged to reread the books throughout the week to reinforce what we have talked about, if possible. A light assignment will be sent home each week.

 

Elementary Spanish III                              Grades: 1-4                                      Hour: 4th

Teacher: Serena Biller

Class min/max: 7-15

Homework:.1 hr/wk

Class Fee: $5

Description: Level 3 Spanish (1st half) - Clothing, Jewelry, Transportation, Characteristics (pretty, athletic, intelligent, etc.), around town (bank, library, etc.), occupations, and some Latin American and South American culture. Spanish food provided once a month or so.

 

English Comp I                                           Grades: 9-12                                    Hour: 2nd

Teacher: TBD

Class min/max: 7/10

Homework: 4 hr/wk.

Class Fee: $5

Description: Through instruction, modeling, and practice, English Comp I equips student writers with the structural (thesis and introduction-body-conclusion paragraphs) and stylistic (7 dress-ups, 6 sentence openers, 5 decorations, transitions, and paragraph hooks) skills need to write clear and compelling five-paragraph essays following many of the techniques presented by The Institute for Excellence in Writing, Level C. This class is a prerequisite for English Comp II, III, and IV.

Extra Supplies: 3-Ring Binder, Computer, Printer

English Comp Prep                                   Grades: 8-12                                    Hour: 2nd

Teacher: Barbara Touchton

Class min/max: 7/10

Homework: 3-5 hr/wk.

Class Fee: $5

Description: Preparation for English Comp. One semester course

Extra Supplies: 3-Ring Binder, Computer, Printer

 

 

Extreme Dot-to-Dot                                   Grades: 3-5                                      Hour: 2nd

Teacher: Jessica Armbruster

Class min/max: 7/10

Homework: 20 min/wk

Class Fee: $10

Description: Exercise your left and right brain at the same time with these complex dot to dot puzzles. Intricate and challenging.....some puzzles cover a two page spread! Counting, mapping and concentration are just a few of the educational benefits.

Students will research a new explorer each week, share their findings in class and complete a dot to dot.

 

General Science                             Grades: 6-9                              Hour: 4th

Teacher: Suzanne Phillips

Class min/max: 7-18

Homework:.4-5 hr/wk

Class Fee: $15

Description: This is a yearlong general science course which covers a wide variety of topics from a Christian- worldview. Some of the topics include: the scientific method, designing experiments, simple machines, archaeology, geology, paleontology, biology, and human anatomy and physiology.  In class, we will conduct the book's hands-on experiments and possibly additional ones. We will also review the information in each module through engaging exercises. The students will be required to do the reading, questions from each module, finish any lab reports and take the tests and quizzes at home each week. We would like each student to sign-up for Virtual Homeschool Group's "General Science _AYOP03" free online course in addition to enrolling in this class.  This uses the Apolgia General Science book.  This course will grade your tests and quizzes for you.  It has many useful learning tools as well as lectures and games for each module.  Labs will be entered as extra credit. We will discuss this more with parents once registration is complete. There will be work-arounds if for any reason you are unable use the online course.

 Extra Class Needs: Pick ONLY one of the following for text, tests and quizzes:

1) Exploring Creation with General Science 2ND ED. Basic set  

2) Exploring Creation with General Science, 2ND ED. Full Course CD-ROM (if you are not using the online course mentioned in the class description and you do not want a hard copy text.)

All students will need a 3 ring binders, notebook paper, and pencils.  Other resources for this course are available through Apologia, but not required.

 

 

 

 

Government                                                 Grades: 8-12                                    Hour: 3rd

Teacher: Jen Ware

Class min/max: 7/17

Homework:.2-3 hours/wk

Class Fee: $10

Description: We’ll be studying American Government from the framework of the Constitution. Counts as ½ Civics credit.

 

HS Art                                                            Grades: 9-12                                    Hour: 1st

Teacher: Carla Hill

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:

Class Fee:

Description:

 

HS Health                                                     Grades: 9-12                                    Hour: 4th

Teacher: Trish Landrum

Class min/max: 7-20

Homework:.3-5 hr/wk

Class Fee: $10

Description: This class will cover a multitude of health areas from a Biblical perspective. This is a great class for your teens and opens doors for questions they have regarding their bodies. Special guest speaker will work through “that chapter” with the boys.

Extra Supplies: Total Health textbook,required

 

Hand Sewing                                               Grades:                                             Hour: 2nd

Teacher: Carol Prentice

Class min/max: 5/10

Homework:.

Class Fee:

Description:

 

Hip Hop/Traditional Dance                      Grades:                                             Hour: 2nd  

Teacher: Connie Draper

Class min/max: 7/20

Homework: 1 hr/wk.

Class Fee: $10

Description: Hip Hop- Street dance. Class will include hip-hop choreography, dance games, and performance opportunity (A of E). Class is open to all students, male and female. Clothing required for class- comfortable, soft clothing is best as we will be one the ground from time to time. No dresses please (please at least wear shorts underneath). No midriff exposure. Come ready to move! No prior dance experience necessary.

 

Homesteading Arts                                    Grades: 6-12                                    Hour: 4th

Teacher: Roxanne Ervin

Class min/max: 7-18

Homework:.5 hr/wk

Class Fee: $10

Description: The broad topic of gardening will be covered over several classes, as well as livestock raising (chickens, hogs, cattle, goats, etc), food preservation, edible wild plants & foraging, beekeeping, etc.      Please limit students to those that are mature and have a sincere interest.  The class will be as hands on as possible, but will be limited to lecture some days, as topics and availability of a farm at co-op limit.  Also, students will need access to Youtube at home for some homework assignments.    

Extra Supplies: Each student will need access to a small garden or large pots at home, and the book The Backyard Homestead by Carleen Madigan.  Also, a 3 ring binder and folder.   

 

 

Inventors and Their Cool Inventions    Grades: 1-3                                      Hour: 2nd

Teacher: Margaret Bastoni

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:.

Class Fee: $5

Description: Students will learn about famous American Inventors and their contributions to society and how their inventions impact our lives today.  Students will learn through literature, experiments, games, songs, crafts, and art.  This will be a fun interactive class that will incorporate science, history, and geography.

 

JAVA Programming                                  Grades: 8-12                                    Hour: 1st 

Teacher: John Paul

Class min/max: 4/10

Homework: 2-4 hr/wk

Class Fee: $10

Description: This is a two-semester class and is designed to introduce the student to computer programming. It will cover the fundamentals of programming and provide students with an understanding of the role computation can play in solving problems. We will be using Java and the Greenfoot development environment (http://www.greenfoot.org) to teach programming by having the students develop mini graphical based computer games.

Extra Class Needs:  Each student needs to purchase a book and a USB memory stick. Student will need access to an internet connected home computer running either Windows Vista/7/8/10 or a modern MAC OS system (10.7.3 Lion or later .. check with instructor for older MAC versions). Book is: Introduction to Programming with Greenfoot 2nd Edition (Amazon has used copies and rentals). A 4GB to 8GB USB memory stick is also needed, here’s a $6 example from Amazon: http://smile.amazon.com/SanDisk-Cruzer-Glide-Drive--SDCZ60-008G-B35/dp/B007YX9O94

 

 

Knights of Arrethtrae                                Grades: 5-12                                    Hour: 3rd                   

Teacher: Trish Landrum

Class min/max: 7/20

Homework:.1-1 ½ hour/wk

Class Fee: $20

Description: This semester we will be reading the last two books in the Knights series: Sir Quinlan and Sir Rowan. We will continue our journey thru parables and scriptures to learn from God’s teaching.

 

LEGO Club                                                  Grades: 3-6                                      Hour: 4th

Teacher: Cherie Crow

Class min/max: 7-15

Class Fee: $5

Description: This is a fun LEGO class where the emphasis will be on creativity. We will have a different “theme” each week and will encourage children to work in small teams to build a creation that has something to do with the theme. No instructions will be allowed as they are encouraged to use only their imaginations to build their creations. We will learn about the history of LEGOs as well as some LEGO terminology. That said, this class is a fun “club” type environment, not academic. There are three in-class “Show & Tell” days when each child will be encouraged to bring in a LEGO creation that they made at home. Please DO NOT allow your student to bring LEGO’s except on Show & Tell days.

 

LEGO Club Jr.                                            Grades: K5-2                                   Hour: 4th

Teacher:

Class min/max: 7-15

Homework:.

Class Fee: $5

Description: LEGO Club for 1st and 2nd graders.  Hands on fun- collaboration with LEGOs.  Will have occasional show-and-tell days.  Please DO NOT allow your student to bring LEGO’s except on Show & Tell days.

 

Let’s Step Into Europe                             Grades: 5-8                                      Hour: 2nd

Teacher: Carol Watson

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:.

Class Fee: $5

Description:

 

MS Art                                                           Grades: 5-8                                      Hour: 4th

Teacher: Carolyn Weaver

Class min/max: 7-15

Homework:.

Class Fee: $10

Description: The concepts we cover with be the same as previous years, but I will be doing different art projects that go along with the concepts.  Some of the concepts covered are lines, shapes, basic drawing techniques, perspective, depth, shading, color wheel, and proportions.

Extra Supplies: Multi-media Art Pad

MS Health                                                     Grades: 6-8                                      Hour: 1st 

Teacher: Dawn Hoffmeister

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework: 3 hr/wk

Prerequisite:

Class Fee: $15

Description: a detailed study of the structure and function of the human body with emphasis on cellular processes, tissues, the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and endocrine systems   .   Former medical university professor Dr. Menton takes two teens on a teaching-tour through the major systems of the body. Dr. Menton is loved worldwide for his humorous and insightful talks that leave audiences in hushed awe at the Creator's wisdom. In this series,       Crafts , sketching  microscope slides, and active participation in keeping healthy are included.

 

MS Spanish I                                               Grades: 5-8                                      Hour: 3rd

Teacher: Serena Biller

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:.30 min/wk

Class Fee: $5

Description:Level 1 Spanish - Vowels, Alphabet, Family Members, Numbers 1-20, Greetings-Oral Conversation, Domestic Animals, Body Parts, Days of the Week, and Colors along with some Mexican Culture. Spanish food provided once a month or so.

 

Machine Sewing                                         Grades:                                             Hour: 1st 

Teacher: Carol Prentice

Class min/max: 7/10

Homework: 20 min/wk

Prerequisite:

Class Fee: $10

Description:

 

 

Magic School Bus                                     Grades: 3-4                                      Hour: 3rd

Teacher: Joy Anderson/Marlo McDonald

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:.2 hr/wk

Class Fee: $15

Description: We will be exploring science using the Magic School bus video series. Each week we will watch an episode and then do an experiment in class to reinforce what we saw. Lap-books may be sent home to continue the learning all week, but are not required. They will be provided so that you can fill out the week and use it for science all year.  A reading list may also be provided to help with filling in the lap books.

 

 

Musical Theater                                          Grades: 1-12                                    Hour: 3rd

Teacher: Emilie Gilbert/Heidi Landrum

Class min/max: 7/20

Homework:.2 hr/wk

Class Fee$15

Description: We will rehearse and present the play Ocean Commotion. A light hearted pirate story with themes of building our life on a firm foundation and taking refuge in the Lord. This is a year long class! Students will be responsible for learning their lines, and will need to be involved in creating their costumes. There are parts for all ages and skill levels/confidence levels.

 

Naure Crafts                                   Grades: 1-4                            Hour: 4th

Teacher: Holly Harrison

Class min/max: 7-12

Class Fee: $10

Description: Crafting from the inspiration of nature is the idea of this class.  We will be foraging for things within nature to use in our projects, while implementing them into our designs.  We will use different mediums of craft such as painting, beading, and clay impressions, ect 

 

PE                                                                   Grades: 1-5                                      Hour: 2nd

Teacher: Lizzie Harper

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:.

Class Fee:

Description: This class is designed for elementary children to have fun while learning the fundamentals of a traditional sport as well as enjoying fun play yard games.  The focus will be to build self-confidence through sports as well as teach the importance of teamwork and encouragement all while being active.

 

Performing Arts                                         Grades: 8-12                                    Hour: 4th

Teacher: Courtney Collier

Class min/max: 7-15

Homework:.2-4 hours/wk

Class Fee: $20

Description: Performing Arts will spend first semester reviewing the basics of acting as well as spending some time discussing the creative side of drama. This will include: acting games, improv skits, memorization of monologues, creating back-stories, writing some dialogue, etc.  ALL STUDENTS will be required to participate in this portion of the semester. We will pick our script for second semester, have auditions, and give parts by the end of October. Any homework, class participation, tardiness to class, unexcused absences, and attitude will go toward their final audition.

 

 

 

 

Photography                                               Grades: 7-12                                    Hour: 1st

Teacher: Holly Harrison

Class min/max: 7/12

Homework: yes-varies

Class Fee: $10

Description: Each week we will learn about a different function of your camera and apply rules of composition to adapt to your homework focus.  We plan to cover photography terms, camera maintenance and care, modes and functions of the camera and how to put them into practice.  We plan to help them to think beyond just the snapshot, to tell a story within their photographs

Extra Class Needs: Must have DSLR camera that is Canon or Nikon and working internet with ability to receive emails and upload weekly homework assignments to Dropbox or Flickr.          

 

Physics                                                         Grades: 10-12                                  Hour: 2nd&3rd

Teacher: Onika Kerber

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:.4-5 hours/wk

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Algebra I AND Geometry

Class Fee: $10

Description:

Extra Supplies: Apologia Physics, 2nd Edition Book (or Apologia Physics, 2nd Edition CD-ROM) PLUS Apologia Physics, 2nd Edition Test Booklet and Solutions Manual, 3 Ring Binder, Notebook, Pen or Pencil

 

Public Speaking                                         Grades:                                             Hour: 1st

Teacher: Connie Draper

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework: 1-2 hours/wk.

Class Fee:

Description: S.O.S. Club (Stand, Open, Speak) A class for those who could use a little help with presenting themselves in a public forum. This class is designed to help a student find his/her voice and to develop their confident speaking personality. Classes will begin with ONE single word spoken aloud and eventually move on to a 2-4 minute prepared speech. Students will explore famous speeches and the speakers that gave them. Don't speak unless you are holding the "Speaking Stick." Shy and insecure wanted, bold and outspoken needed. Both types of students need to hone their speaking skills; enunciation, tone of voice, gesticulation, etc. Home work- YES. Perfomance opportunity- YES (no one will be made to speak in front of a crowd unless they desire to do so.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Puppetry-the book of Job                      Grades: 3-12                                    Hour: 4th

Teacher: Dawn Hoffmeister

Class min/max: 7-20

Homework:.

Class Fee: $12

Description:    Call it magical, mysterious, uncanny – there’s something about bringing inanimate objects to life that draws us all in – children and adults alike. There’s that moment – it happens without us even knowing – when we become totally absorbed by the scene playing out in front of us. Something innate in us as human beings want to see life

where there is no life.   We utilize creativity while studying  the book of Job.   This class will introduce students to the basics of puppetry from the making of puppets to presenting them as performing

objects. The class will explore the history and art of puppetry as well as the variety of approaches to the craft of puppet making. In addition to learning to build puppets, students will also get to explore character development, story-telling, animated performance, and presentation

 

Reading Detectives                                   Grades: 2-5                                      Hour: 3rd

Teacher: Cherie Crow

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:.

Class Fee: $5

Description: The Reading Detectives will listen to short mystery stories (we will be using the Encyclopedia Brown mystery books) in class.  The detectives will be given time in class to collaborate with other detectives to try and solve the mystery! A fun way to work on listening, reasoning and teamwork skills!

 

Service Areas                                             Grades: 7-12                                    Hour: 4th

Teacher: Melissa Paul

Class min/max: 1-20

Description:   At the end of a co-op day, there are many tasks to be completed.  Service Hours Class will begin the clean-up process during 4th hour.  We will be cleaning the rooms not in use 4th hour, moving lunch bins and classroom bins to the storage closet and helping with lunch cleanup if needed.  By completing these tasks during 4th hour, helps speed up the process of cleanup after classes have ended for the day.

 

Snap Circuits                                              Grades: 1-3                                      Hour: 2nd

Teacher: Cherie Crow

Class min/max: 7/12

Homework:.

Prerequisite:

Class Fee: $5

Description: Snap Circuits makes learning electronics easy and fun. Students will be introduced to electronics and build projects using snap circuits such as AM radios; burglar alarms; doorbells and much more. All parts are mounted on plastic modules and snap together with ease.  Hands on experience designing and building models of working electrical circuits.

 

 

Treason!                                                       Grades: 7-12                                    Hour: 3rd

Teacher: Melissa Paul

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:.3-5 hr/wk

Class Fee: $20 study guide/$15 book

Description: Using a fiction book “Treason” by Don Brown, we will be looking at the legal geo-political, spiritual and constitutional issues facing America Today.  This course will be a Civics 0.5 Credit.                                               

Disclosure:  This book is about a Navy JAG lawyer who tries 2 very high profile cases.  One is a rape case and the other is a treason case.Students must be willing to read the book and participate in discussion.          

 

Theater Productions                                Grades: 7-12                                    Hour: 4th

Teacher: Carla Hill/Jennifer Ellis

Class min/max: 1-20

Homework:.

Prerequisite:

Class Fee: $10

Description:   We will be learning about backstage operations for the theater class’ annual production. First semester will focus on types of theater and their operation.

 

Ultimate T-Shirts                                        Grades: 5-8                                      Hour: 2nd

Teacher: Jessica Armbruster

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:.

Prerequisite:

Class Fee: $20

Description: Create and design tshirt art using different artistic media.

Extra Class Needs: 5 white tshirts, 1 black or navy blue

 

Volleyball                                                      Grades: 7-12                                    Hour: 3rd

Teacher: Terri Harper/ Allie Ware

Class min/max: 10-20

Homework:.

Class Fee:

Description: Learning basic VB skills and using these skills to compete weekly against each other.

Extra Supplies: gym clothes, knee pads, volleyball

 

 

 

 

 

Worship Team                                            Grades: 7-12                                    Hour: 1st

Teacher: Jennifer Ellis

Class min/max: 7/20

Homework: 30 min/wk.

Prerequisite:

Class Fee: $5

Description: This class focuses on learning the heart of worship and leadership.  Using music and the Bible, we will be learning how to serve our fellow students in song.  Most of what we do will be singing in preparation for the co-op chapel time, but our true objective is to help develop a heart for worship!!

Extra Days: Yes, 1 BEFORE co-op begins for auditions (only to determine Skill set.  NO one will be turned away for lack of experience or ability) Date TBA

Extra Supplies: 3 Ring Binder, Pencils, Instrument, if applicable

 

Writing & Grammar                                    Grades: 5-7                                      Hour: 2nd

Teacher: Pam Gfeller

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:.1-2 hr/wk

Prerequisite:

Class Fee: $20 includes textbook

Description: Using BJUP Writing & Grammar books

 

World Geography                                      Grades: 9-12                                    Hour: 4th

Teacher: Trish Landrum

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:.5 hr/wk

Prerequisite:

Class Fee: $10

Description: We will study world geography from Creation to present day. We will use hands-on activities and our textbooks for an exciting tour around the amazing world God created for us.

 

Yearbook                                                      Grades: 7-12                                    Hour: 2nd

Teacher: Carla Hill

Class min/max: 7/15

Homework:.2-4 hr/wk

Prerequisite:

Class Fee: $5

Description: We will be selling ads, creating a yearbook on an online yearbook website, and publishing the book for co-op.  This class is a year commitment, because we depend on the work they do in both semesters to be put in yearbook. Please keep that in mind when signing up your students

Extra Supplies: Working Laptop to bring to Class Each Week-no tablets