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Classes are still being compiled for Winter 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

Preschool Arts & Crafts

PreK

We will have fun making colorful crafts each week. From snowflakes to animals and lots in between!

Duration: Winter

Instructor: Richelle Opland

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $5

Music

K - 2nd

Each week we will learn something new about music. Could be an instrument that we will make, or listening to music while drawing or reading a book or playing a game to music.

Duration: Winter

Instructor: Janell Hammett

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $8

Board Games

1st - 3rd

Let’s have fun with board games! We’ll learn and play at the same time! Games played will range from Candy Land to Chess. Students will also be encouraged to bring their favorite game to share with the class.

Duration: Winter

Instructor: Catherine Tapley & Maya Godsey

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $0

Spy School: Coding/Puzzles

2nd - 4th
Class Full

Let’s be spies! We’ll enjoy puzzles, laser mazes, codes and ciphers in Spy School. We’ll also go on missions, scavenger hunts, and learn how to pass intel. This class will be fun and we’ll learn some stuff too!

Duration: Winter

Instructor: Tara Gelhausen & Whitney

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $12

Torchlighters (Honor a Few Faithful)

3rd - 5th
Hello everyone. In Torchlighters - each week we will focus on a person who has committed their lives to serving the Lord in one way or another. We will be learning about Gladys Aylward, Eric Leddell, Samuel Morris and 6 other Hero's of Faith from around the world.  Come join us and see just how these people followed Jesus's calling on them to serve Him in sharing the gospel to the world.
Materials needed for class- pencil and a willing heart to learn
Cost is $5 for printed materials

Duration: Winter

Instructor: Penny Hart

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $5

Landscape Painting

4th - 8th

In this class, we will practice painting techniques, which we will use to paint landscapes (nature scenery pictures), with acrylic paint. We may use some YouTube videos, to learn from other artists. This class will be more focused and structured than others that I have done; therefore, it's imperative that students are interested in landscape painting, and willing to try new things. Students should wear clothes that they don't mind getting stained, or wear protective aprons or paint shirts over them.

Duration: Winter

Instructor: Melanie Reierson

Class Limit: 8 Students

Fee: $20

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: $10

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

Learning through Music

PreK

Join us as we learn about different people from the Bible and what lessons we can take from them! We will be doing this all through different types of music and dance! We will start with learning about our world that God created, we will play head shoulders knees and toes with Adam and Eve, be using sticks to help Noah build his ark, but most importantly learn the love of Jesus and sing his praise! There will be snacks, crafts, and lots of fun!

Duration: Winter

Instructor: Tanya Brownlee

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $8

Beyond the Book

K - 2nd

In this fun, hands-on class, your children will go beyond the book. We will be reading a different children's book each week, and then dig deeper with themed crafts, activities, and snacks. No supplies are needed for this class.

Duration: Winter

Instructor: Nicole

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 & Jessica Hood

Class Limit: 13 Students

Fee: $5

Super Sentence

3rd - 5th

We will be reviewing parts of speech and sentence structure, focusing on how to create "super sentences". We'll complete our quarter with expository writing of paragraphs. I'm hoping also to include some journal and/or letter writing. Students should bring pencils with erasers and a wide-lined notebook.

Duration: Winter

Instructor: Jessica Dassow

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $5

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

4th - 6th
Class Full

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: 13 Students

Fee: $10

Intro to Reading & Writing for Middle School

6th - 8th
Class Full

This school year we'll be having fun with reading and writing! Each quarter we'll cover a few different types of literature and learn writing styles including Descriptive, Persuasive, and Informational.

Winter Quarter we will read two novels "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" and "Swiss Family Robinson". We will be discussing these novels during class time and practice writing both persuasive and informational papers that will go along with the novels.

* I will provide the novels for each student.

Spring Quarter we will read, analyze, and write simple poetry.

$10 each quarter

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me:
Jennie Anderson
509-280-9816
Andersonjennie81@yahoo.com

Duration: Year Long

Instructor: Jennie Anderson

Class Limit: 16 Students

Fee: $10

High School Literature & Composition

9th - 12th

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: $7

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

Beyond the Book

PreK

In this fun, hands-on class, your children will go beyond the book. We will be reading a different children's book each week, and then dig deeper with themed crafts, activities, and snacks. No supplies are needed for this class.

Duration: Winter

Instructor: Nicole

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $10

Fun with Planets

K - 2nd

Each week we will learn about a different planet and have fun making mini books and crafts while learning about space!

Duration: Winter

Instructor: Richelle Opland

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $6

Cursive Writing

1st - 3rd

Did you know that the Declaration of Independence was written in cursive writing? Would you like to learn to read words in cursive writing? If you do, come join us as we practice cursive letters and words. We will also focus on fine motor skills that work to improve writing neatness.

Duration: Winter

Instructor: Penny Hart

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $5

Learn About Money

2nd - 4th

Join us as we learn more about money! We will cover money identification, coin values, making change, economics, budgeting - all while having some fun "shopping" trips in our class room along with lots of games, activities and worksheets.

Duration: Winter

Instructor: Holly Clouse

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $6

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: $10

Fun in Games (P.E.)

4th - 6th
Class Full

In this class we will learn different skills ranging from sports, good sportsmanship, and teamwork. Each activity will require every student to be respectful, listening, and to participate. I would like to let you know that there is a possibility that your student may get a few bumps, bruises, scratches, and/or rugburns in this class.
Homework to expect: I may assign students to memorize some bible verses that correlate with what we are learning about. I may also assign an activity or workout for the week that each student will have to get their parent(s) to sign off on.
Fee: $10 per student
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
Nehemiah Morgan
(509) 342-8548
nemo4God@gmail.com

Duration: Winter

Instructor: Nehemiah Morgan

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $10

Daily Bread

6th - 8th

Bread is a staple around the world. We will make a different bread each week. We will discuss the importance of it in its culture of origin. We will discover new grains and different leavening products. Some of the choices will be among the following:
Injera
Cinnamon rolls
Challah
Bagels
Bao buns
Tortillas
Pita bread
Irish soda bread
Baking soda biscuit
Indian fry bread
Sourdough
Lefsa
Banana Bread
I will decide as we go how advanced we can go.

Duration: Winter

Instructor: Tera Schliep & Janell Hammett

Class Limit: 10 Students

Fee: $10

Washington State History

8th - 12th
Class Full

This is a two quarter class in which we will learn all about the history Washington State.
We will study maps to learn about the land, we will learn about the explorers that helped pave the way to the Pacific Northwest and discover the influence of Christianity in these events.

Each student/family will need:
•Copy of the text book “Our Northwest Heritage” by Richard M. Hannula

You can purchased the book here: http://www.soundsummitbooks.com

Fee: $10 per quarter

Please feel free to contact me with any question.
Jennie Anderson
509-280-9816
Andersonjennie81@yahoo.com

Duration: Fall, Winter

Instructor: Jennie Anderson & Sunshine fritz

Class Limit: 13 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: Fall, Winter

Instructor: Kimberley Morgan

Class Limit: 12 Students

Fee: $5