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Classes are still being compiled for Spring 2018-2019.

IMPORTANT NOTE !!!  All classes will be on ONE schedule for 2018-2019. There are three quarters- Fall, Winter, and Spring. 9 week classes make up each quarter- year long classes are 27 weeks.

Zero Hour (8:00am)

NONE

First Hour (9:00am)

Nursery (9:00am)

Nursery

Nursery is for those kiddos birth and up who are not potty trained.

Duration: Year Long

Instructor:

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $0

Pre-K Baby Animals

PreK

This Spring Quarter were going to have fun learning all about BABY ANIMALS! We'll read stories, make crafts and play fun animal games.

Feel free to contact me, if needed.

Jennie Anderson
509-280-9816
andersonjennie81@yahoo.com

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Jennie Anderson

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $5

K-3rd P.E.

K - 3rd

Let's move! Join us for some fun physical activity. We'll stretch our bodies, play games and more!
Please wear something comfortable to class and don't forget your water bottle!

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Maya Godsey

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $0

1st-3rd Science Experiments

1st - 3rd

We will be working each week on a new science experiment. Learning about the scientific method and how to use it,and how to form hypothesis's and testing our predictions. We will not usually have homework in this class but will be working on a project at home all quarter to bring on the last day of class. Reading and writing skills will be used frequently in this class but are not necessarily a requirement.

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Richelle Opland

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $10

2nd-4th Lewis and Clark

2nd - 4th

Expectations: The students will need to read a chapter book. They are expected to complete reading and writing activities independently in class, and they will need to complete assigned homework.

Required Purchase: Book “What was the Lewis and Clark Expedition?” by Judith St. George. $5.99 on Amazon

Description: We will take journey into the history of the Corps of Discovery. We will learn who Lewis and Clark were, where they traveled, and why this journey was so important. In addition, this Unit Study will cover early American history, identifying local wildflowers, native tribes, and major US rivers and landmarks.

There will also be an optional field trip to the Lewis and Clark discovery experience in Clarkson over spring break. More details to come.

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Tara Gelhausen & Whitney

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $10

4th-8th Let Us Create!

4th - 8th
Class Full

In this class we will be crafting, hand sewing, baking, and trying out some fun Pinterest ideas.

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Trudy Tash

Class Limit: 9 Students

Fee: $15

U.S.Detectives

5th - 7th

Prepare to put on your detective hats as we investigate historical documents in United States history! The Declaration of Independence, the Gettysburg Address and the Constitution will be just a few of these important documents that we will research each week. Why were these documents written and what exactly do they say? Who were the people who wrote them? We will include vocabulary, map work & more.

Students need to be have a good attitude & will be expected to complete reading and writing activities independently in class, and should be prepared for homework, working as a team & investigating!
Cost: $8

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Holly Clouse

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $8

Apologia Exploring Creation with Zoology 1: Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day

7th - 8th

God's creation is unique and creative and in this year-long class we will study His winged creatures of all kinds: from honeybees to pterodactyls.
We will have fun with hands-on activities in class and you can count on weekly homework assignments of reading, worksheets, and research.
Students will be required to take notes and take part in all classwork. Students will need to bring their journals every week. The more you put in, the more you will get out!
*students will each need an Apologia notebooking journal for Zoology 1: Flying Creatures (please no junior journals)
*each family will need one Apologia Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day textbook

Duration: Year Long

Instructor: Angela Janosik

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $0

General Science

7th - 12th

This is year long course using the Apologia General Science 2nd edition text.
The class has two main purposes, first to learn the information in the text, second to gain study skills. The book has a similar format to the high school Apologia courses, but less material. It provides a bridge from the younger books to the other secondary science courses.
The Apologia description says, “General Science is written for students in 7th grade. It can also be used for 8th graders especially if the student has not met the 7th grade math prerequisite for Physical Science, our 8th grade course. The course covers such topics as the scientific method, designing experiments, simple machines, archaeology, geology, paleontology, biology, and human anatomy and physiology. Its scope, therefore, is quite wide. There are many hands-on experiments to do, which all use household items.”
The course can be taken for a grade or not. Students need to put in a genuine effort either way Expect to spend 4-5 hours a week on the class. Most of the experiments will be done in class.
Students will need the text and solutions manual. A couple the many possible sources- https://www.apologia.com/general-sc/178-exploring-creation-with-general-science-2nd-ed-2- book-set.html
or at CBD https://www.christianbook.com/apologia-exploring-creation-general-science-basic/ jay-wile/pd/238409
There is an audio version of the book in addition if that would be helpful.

Duration: Year Long

Instructor: Janice Farmer & Tera Schliep

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $5

Chemistry

9th - 12th

First Year Chemistry
Chemistry is one of the two foundational sciences (Physics is the other) and certainly the most abstract of the sciences. The study of chemistry focuses on using observations to infer what is happening at a level that cannot be seen with the unaided eye. Through demonstrations, lab activities and discussion, we will explore the nature of matter, the chemical elements, and how chemical reactions affect us every day. The overall goal of the course will be to give students a solid understanding of basic chemistry concepts. My personal goal is not to “cover” chemistry ideas, but rather to “uncover” the excitement of science that is often hidden in textbooks.

Textbook
Exploring Creation with Chemistry, Jay Wile, 2nd Edition
(Used copies of this text should be available through Thriftbooks or Amazon)

Duration: Year Long

Instructor: Jim Slavicek

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $0

Second Hour (10:25am)

Nursery (10:25am)

Nursery

Nursery is for those kiddos birth and up who are not potty trained.

Duration: Year Long

Instructor:

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $0

Pre-K Numbers, Shapes, & Color Fun!

PreK

We will have fun learning our numbers, colors & shapes this quarter. We will also work on learning days of the week, months of the year and more Kindergarten readiness activities.

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Holly Clouse & Whitney

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $8

K-3rd Dr. Seuss on the Loose!!

K - 3rd

Explore the wonderful and wacky world of Dr. Seuss. Each week a different Dr. Seuss book will be read and accompanied by various fun activities.

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Melissa Hunter

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $10

Apologia Exploring Creation with Zoology 1: Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day

1st - 3rd

God's creation is unique and creative and in this year-long class we will study His winged creatures of all kinds: from honeybees to pterodactyls. We will have fun with hands-on activities in class each week.

Parents should plan to assist students with weekly homework assignments of reading, worksheets, and research.

Students will be expected participate in all classwork and should be able to copy sentences, and use materials and equipment responsibly. Students will need to bring their journals every week. The more dedication parents and students put in, the more your student will experience!

*EACH STUDENT will need an Apologia JOUNIOR notebooking journal for Zoology 1: Flying Creatures

*EACH FAMILY will need one Apologia Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day textbook

* Optional and not necessary but many families may find it useful is the ZOOLOGY 1 MP3 AUDIO CD CD which contains a complete audio recording of the course Exploring Creation With Zoology 1: Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day as read by Jeannie Fulbright. https://www.apologia.com/170-zoology-1

Duration: Year Long

Instructor: April Burrer & Mindy Curry

Class Limit: 14 Students

Fee: $5

*Apologia Exploring Creation with Zoology 1: Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day

4th - 6th

God's creation is unique and creative and in this year-long class we will study His winged creatures of all kinds: from honeybees to pterodactyls.
We will have fun with hands-on activities in class and you can count on weekly homework assignments of reading, worksheets, and research.
Students will be required to take notes and take part in all classwork. Students will need to bring their journals every week. The more you put in, the more you will get out!
*students will each need an Apologia notebooking journal for Zoology 1: Flying Creatures (please no junior journals)
*each family will need one Apologia Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day textbook

Duration: Year Long

Instructor: Angela Janosik

Class Limit: 15 Students

Fee: $0

Intro to Reading & Writing for Middle School

6th - 8th

Poetry! This quarter we will be reading, analyzing, writing and sharing lots of styles of poetry. This will be a fun and creative quarter so be prepared to participate and have a good time!

Contact: Jennie Anderson
andersonjennie81@yahoo.com
509-280-9816

Duration: Year Long

Instructor: Jennie Anderson

Class Limit: 16 Students

Fee: $5

High School Literature & Composition

9th - 12th
Class Full

Grade Level: 9-12 (advanced 8th-graders who are at least 13 years old may be allowed to take this class; contact Joann for more information)

Teachers:

Joann Matiska jmatiska@gmail.com

Stephanie Epperson

Class Description:

This is a year-long class.

We will read, analyze, and discuss literature.

We will write about literature in persuasive and comparison/contrast papers. Papers must be typed.

We will study SAT-level vocabulary words.

Students will need to do three to six hours of homework per week. This will include reading (approximately 100 pages per week), writing, and studying vocabulary.

Don’t be afraid. This class will be a lot of work, but it will also be a lot of fun!

Book List

Fall Quarter

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Anonymous (Translation by Armitage is recommended, but any translation is OK.)

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Winter Quarter 

Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup

The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Spring Quarter

The Chosen by Chaim Potok

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare (No Fear Shakespeare recommended, but not required)

IMPORTANT: Parents/Students will need to procure their own books. Please have quarterly books available to the student by the first day of the quarter.

Fee: $7.00

Duration: Year Long

Instructor: Joann Matiska & Stephanie Epperson

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $5

Third Hour (12:20pm)

Nursery (12:20pm)

Nursery

Nursery is for those kiddos birth and up who are not potty trained.

Duration: Year Long

Instructor:

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $0

Pre-K Bugging Out!

PreK

This class will use the word 'bug' loosely. We'll cover true bugs, insects, and arachnids through observation, books, and activities.

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Mindy Curry & Janell Hammett

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $10

K-2nd Farm Animals

K - 2nd

Fun introduction to farm animals through games, stories, crafts, and songs.

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Catherine Tapley & Tera Schliep

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $5

1st-3rd Fun with Our U.S. Presidents

1st - 3rd

We will be learning our United States Presidents from George Washington to Donald Trump. I want to make learning our Presidents fun and entertaining. So we will learn fun facts, read stories, watch fun videos,  color pictures, and sing songs about our Presidents.

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Melissa Hunter

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $5

2nd-4th Alaska & The Iditarod

2nd - 4th
Class Full

Through math, history, games, story, and language arts we will have fun learning about Alaska and the famous Iditarod dogsled race! Everyone will get a stuffed husky dog to join them on their journey. There will be no homework for this class.

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Stephanie Van Ornum

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $10

1st Year Latin

3rd - 5th

Pronounce, spell, and translate 200 Latin words. Learn 25 Latin sayings, 2 prayers, and 3 songs. Begin understanding grammar and derivatives. Learn some of the history and geography of the first 400 years of Rome.

*Each student will need to have their own copy of the work book for Latina Christiana 1. The coordinating pronunciation audio cd is recommended, but not required.

Duration: Year Long

Instructor: Tara Gelhausen & Whitney

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $0

Exploring Ecosystems

4th - 6th

“Exploring Ecosystems”

This class will teach kids all about ecosystems. We will explore how different organisms need each other to survive and some of the ways we can use resources found within ecosystems. We will learn how to make paper from trees, and finish the quarter off by creating individual self sustaining pop bottle biospheres.

Cost per kid $14

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Sandy

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $14

Secondary Art

6th - 12th

If you like to draw and paint this class may be the perfect creative outlet for you. We'll be spending about half our time drawing with both charcoal and graphite and the other half painting with acrylics. We may touch on a little bit of art history as we go, and practice imitating the styles of a few famous artists. We'll try new things, grow in our artistic skills, relax and have a great time together.

Fee: $15 for supplies

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Melanie Reierson & Maya Godsey

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $15

"Do Hard Things" Book Study/Leadership

7th - 12th

We will be reading through and discussing (and hopefully putting into practice!) the book, "Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations" by Alex Harris and Brett Harris. "This book will create a distinct distaste in your soul for living an easy and comfortable life. I pray that God will use this book to inspire many young people (and old alike!) to do hard things by God's grace for the glory of His name." --C.J.Mahanney

$12 fee which includes the book

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Jessica Dassow

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $12

World War II- More Than History

7th - 12th

This class will be a fast-paced look at just some of the multitude of ways World War II impacted and changed the entire world. We will talk history, politics, and religion through discussion of selected historical figures, machines, policies, strategies and more. We will have in-class projects and tasks to enhance learning and create a more immersive experience. This won’t be a heavy homework class (although there will be essential mandatory assignments) but it will be an academic one and students need to be focused, attentive and willing to learn.

Duration: Spring

Instructor: Clare Picker

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $10

U.S. Constitution

9th - 12th
My Constitutional Literacy is by Michael Farris.
We will watch a video, take notes, have homework and take quizzes.
Here is a quote from description.
"In this important high-school-level course, Dr. Michael Farris, founder and chancellor of Patrick Henry College and chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association, brings the U.S. Constitution to life for modern Americans by examining these questions: What does the Constitution actually say? What does it mean? What were the Founders' intentions for this document? And how is it being interpreted to shape our laws and way of life today? "

Please Pay Kimberley Morgan

Duration: Year Long

Instructor: Lisa Riddle

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $5