Tuesday only Academic Classes
for Students in Grades 6-12
First Period (12:30 PM-2:00 PM)
Latin 1—Middle School (Mrs. Czarnik)
Basic sight-reading, grammar, vocabulary, and Roman culture using book 1 of the Cambridge Latin Series, humorous antics of Ceacilus’s family and friends in Pompeii, and multimedia presentations.
Spanish 1 (To be announced)
For students in grades 9-12 and advanced 8th graders.
Study of language development, vocabulary, introductory grammar, and culture; emphasis on conversational Spanish, but reading/ writing included.
Public Speaking (Mrs. Ates)
Preparation and giving of speeches—extemporaneous, informative, persuasive ceremonial, and testimonial.
World Religions (Mrs. Tierney)
Study of major non-Christian religions of today—Judaism, Islam, Eastern religions, atheism, and secular humanism. Additional studies in Christian apologetics focused upon the Biblical, historical, scientific, and philosophical proofs for Christianity.
Health (Mrs. Thorsen)
Study of fitness involving skeletal, muscular, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems; mental health involving the nervous system; and safety, first aid, drug abuse, and interpersonal relationships. The class period will include classroom instruction in various physical fitness activities.
Second Period (2:00 PM-3:30 PM)
Latin 2—Middle School (Mrs. Czarnik)
Expanding sight-reading skills, grammar, vocabulary, and Roman culture using book 2 of the Cambridge Latin Series, travels to Britannia and exotic Egypt, and multimedia presentations.
Spanish 2 (To be announced)
Study of language development, vocabulary, introductory grammar, and culture; emphasis will be on conversational Spanish, but reading and writing will also be included.
Speech—Communication in the Digital Age (Mrs. Ates) (Grades 8-12)
Pre-requisite: email address and Facebook account
This course includes the development of communication skills including writing letters, sending emails, posting on social networks, leading groups, improving relationships, giving oral reports, creating videos, websites, or blogs.
Honors American History (Mrs. Tierney)
This course is intended to supplement the efforts of homeschooling students who wish to take the AP United States History exam for college credit in May of 2014.
Honors American History Requirements for Participation