Classes for Students in Grades K4-5

STEM CLASSES

Montessori Math

Grades K4-2 and Grades 3-5

$25/month

Teacher: Billie Jo Fouts

Children display a universal love of mathematics. Montessori math teaches math in order from concrete to abstract.  Hands on materials help children develop a sense of order and logical thinking.

Grades K4-2: We will be building skills for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Grades 3-5: We will take big steps into large  multiplication, and division with numbers in the thousands  as well as understanding fractions, algebraic thinking, measurements, plane figures, and polygons.

As we build a strong, deep understanding of math, watch your kids become confident in their math skills.  Supply Fee: $25/semester

Mad Science Lab

Grades K4-3 and Grades 4-6

$25/month

Teacher: Paige Wheeler

Imagine all the things you can explore, discover and create!  We will participate in exciting experiments geared towards physical, mechanical, and chemical sciences.  The experiments will be designed to foster curiosity and encourage the participating scientists to question everything.  We will introduce a science concept in class and engage in a  hands-on experiment that supports the lesson of the day.  Supply fee: $25/semester

Nature Explorers

Grades K4-2

$25/month

Teacher: Brenda Kaes

The study of nature can help children  develop observation skills, improve  creativity and increase physical activity. It can also give them an appreciation for all of creation, from the tiny ant to the giant redwood.

 

 In this class we will explore and learn about the amazing natural world God has created. Each week we will read a nature themed children’s book on a topic such as trees, leaves, birds, and flowers. Then we will take a nature walk to observe and explore the week’s topic and collect items like sticks, leaves, pinecones and stones to create a variety of art and craft projects.  Supply Fee: TBD

Learning With Legos

Grades K4-3

$25/month

Teacher: Tiena Thacker

Calling all LEGO-maniacs and kids who enjoy learning, being creative, and having fun!  LEGOs can be used to teach so many different things beyond just building skills including math, science, logic, history, geography, reading, storytelling, language arts, and more!  Each week the students will use LEGOs to not only build but have fun with activities, games, and challenges that use LEGOS to learn!  Some weeks students will have directed learning activities using LEGOs, other weeks they will have building challenges, projects, or guided builds that allow for kids to be creative with the LEGOs. Students will develop important skills as they learn with LEGOs including problem-solving, following directions, communication, critical thinking, fine-motor development, teamwork, and speaking in front of others. LEGOs (so many LEGOs!) are provided for students to use in class.  Supply fee: $25/year

*Please note -If your child has previously taken my LEGO Challenge class, this class is designed to be different with new learning experiences and challenges.  

Lego Creations & Contraptions

Grades 3-7

$25/month

Teacher: Tiena Thacker

Calling all LEGO-maniacs! Each week students will have fun as they work to complete a LEGO creation, contraption, or challenge. Some weeks students will be given instructions to build a specific contraption or object to help develop engineering and construction abilities while also working on skills like listening and following directions. Other weeks, students will be challenged to create their own builds based on a theme or idea. A general description will be given, but the kids can add their own imaginative touches. Students will work independently and/or in small groups to complete their builds and then share at the end of each class.  In addition to working on their designing, building, and problem-solving abilities, students will develop other important skills such as critical thinking, communication, conflict resolution, cooperation, and learning to speak in front of others. * Please note- If your child has previously taken one of my LEGO classes, this class is designed to be different with new construction skills, challenges and specific building activities, keeping it fresh and fun!  Supply Fee: $30/year

STEAM: Mission Possible

Grades 1-4 and Grades 4-8

$25/month

Teacher: Tiena Thacker

 Students will be given a variety of fun and interesting materials each week to complete a specific challenge or activity in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and/or Math. Working in teams, they will strategize, design, experiment, create, and problem-solve to complete the challenge, then present their projects at the end of class. They will not only learn to think outside the box to solve problems but will feel empowered and excited about learning!

Students will learn critical thinking and creativity skills needed to solve each week's project or activity.  They'll develop skills of collaboration,  communication, and problem solving. Best of all, they'll learn to persevere when something doesn’t work the way they thought it would.  In this class, we celebrate when a task that seemed “impossible” turns out to be very “possible!”  Supply Fee: $25/semester

*Please note - If your child has previously taken my STEAM Challenge class, all-new challenges and activities are planned for this year, keeping it fresh and fun for those who took the class before.

Wonders of the Animal Kingdom

Grades 2-4

$25/month

Teacher: Alicia Holman

 

In this class, we will learn about the animal kingdom including classification, ecosystems, animal senses and defenses, food chains and webs, animal diets, and more. Each week we will learn about various mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and fish. Filled with lots of hands-on activities, this class is sure to excite any animal enthusiast!   Supply Fee: $25/semester

Vet Science

Grades 5-8

$25/month

Teacher: Jenny Liedberg

This class will introduce students to the different breeds and species of animals. We will explore the animals' behaviors, basic needs and roles in our communities. Not only will we explore domestic animal and pets, but we will discuss livestock and some wildlife. Students will learn about the animals' body systems and how to provide basic care and monitor vital signs. There will be hands-on days where we will observe and study live animals.  Supply Fee: $25/semester

Detective Science

Grades 5-8

$25/month

Teacher: Michelle Graham

 

 

We will be looking at how forensic scientists and detectives solve mysteries. Each class will have a fun experiment or project that will demonstrate the process of examining evidence. Dusting for fingerprints, analyzing handwriting, learning about coded messages, making a cast of footprints, and using chemistry to identify mystery substances will be some of the many topics we will cover as we discover how science helps solve mysteries!

 

Core Science - From the Skies to the Seas

& Enrichment Math

Grades 3-4 and 5-6

$60/month or included in MAP Tuition

Teacher: Karyn Artz

 

Monday Academic Program Science and Math class

This 90 minute STEM class on Mondays will cover your child's core science for the year.  Using God's Design for Heaven and Earth, students will study our planet, our solar system, and our universe. They will explore how God designed the earth to support life from our atmosphere to our oceans. In class activities will focus on comprehension and hands-on experiments, games, simulations, and more to keep everyone interested in learning about geology, weather, and space.  At-home work will be assigned to be completed by the students will parents' assistance.   Each 90 minute period will also include a period of math enrichment for students to play math games, do drills, and gain more confidence in math skills and facts.  The math enrichment does not replace an at-home curriculum but will reinforce the math concepts they are learning at home.  Supply fee TBD

SOCIAL STUDIES  & WORLD VIEW CLASSES

Around the World II

Grades K4-2 and 3-5

$25/month

Teacher: Paige Wheeler

Ready to explore Europe?  We will venture through France, Spain, Italy, Holland, Denmark, Sweden and Great Britain.  This course includes literature,  nature study, folktales, fables, cuisine, music, art, poetry and history made famous by its geographic location.  Join us on our adventure through Europe.  *Note: This class picks up where Around the World I leaves off, so new and returning students are welcome!  Supply fee: $25/year

Hands-on American History

Grades K4-3 and 4-8

$25/month

Teacher: Brenda Kaes

Research shows that hands-on learning increases the retention and understanding of a topic. Once a student has built a salt-dough model of Jamestown or played a game simulating the taxation of the colonists, he or she will remember it forever. 

In this class we will use simulations, games, craft activities, and escape rooms to explore the important events and people of early American History (discovery through gold rush).  These activities are designed to stimulate an excitement and curiosity in the student creating a desire for further study.  Supply fee: $20/semester

Extraordinary People Who Changed the World

Grades K4-3 and 4-8

$25/month

Teacher: Tiena Thacker

What does it mean to change the world? Helping those less fortunate? Inspiring others to greatness?  Discovering or creating something that improves the lives of others? Performing a feat that no one else has ever done before? Courageously standing up to injustices even at great personal cost? These are just some of the questions we will explore as we learn about the fascinating lives of scientists, inventors, humanitarians, missionaries, politicians, athletes, explorers, entrepreneurs, artists, entertainers, and activists who changed the world! Each week we will examine the life of an extraordinary person, looking at the events and people that influenced their life, the pivotal moments, successes, and failures that shaped them, and how their lives impacted the world they lived in and our world today. Through thought-provoking discussions, exciting facts, stories, hands-on activities, and projects we will dig into the lives of some of the men, women, and young people who changed the world!   supply fee: $20/semester

Big Questions & Big Answers

Grades 3-6

$25/month

Teacher: Lydia Wells

Life sometimes is full of BIG questions. Who am I? Why am I here? What is this life thing all about? Everything around you is trying to answer that question, but there’s only ONE who can. In this non-denominational class, we will take all of those BIG questions and answer them using the Bible. We will walk through The New City Catechism - learning the basic tenets of the Christian faith. Classes will be filled with lots of questions, discussion, scripture memorization, activities and games.  

Supply fee: $10/semester

Liberty Girls

Grades 3-6

$25/month

Teacher: Alicia Holman

Students (and their dolls) can travel through history in this class as we read American Girl books to learn about various eras of American History. Through hands on crafts and activities, we will bring to life the historical fiction of the American Girl book series. A book list will be provided prior to the start of class.   Supply fee: $25/semester

Core Social Studies - Ancient History

Grades3-4 and 5-6

$35/month

Teacher: Jessica Ham

Monday Academic Program Social Studies class

This 45 minute class on Mondays will cover your child's core social studies for the year. Using Story of the World, Volume 1, students will study the life and times of the Ancient World, from the beginning of creation to the pyramids of ancient Egypt.  What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi’s tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of the Plantains? And how did a six-year old become the last emperor of Rome?  In class activities will focus on comprehension and hands-on experiments, games, simulations, and more to keep everyone engaged in learning. At-home work will be assigned to be completed by the students will parents' assistance. 

LANGUAGE ARTS  CLASSES

Creative Learning

Grades K4-2

$25/month

Teacher: Allison Keeling

Come and enjoy a Charlotte Mason-inspired early elementary program based on living books and creative learning! Well loved classics as well as tales by modern authors will be read aloud. From there we bring our stories to life through games, crafts and learning centers related to our books. This class is an excellent opportunity for your little ones to engage in hands on activities that will stimulate both their minds and creativity as well as provide them with lots of social interaction. (Please check with the teacher prior to registering to see if dietary restrictions can be accommodated as a snack will be provided each class).  Supply fee: $15/semester

Show & Tell & More!

Grades K4-3

$25/month

Teacher: Lydia Wells

I was a talkative kid! I just had so much to say. Maybe you do too! If you love to chat with your friends, family, teachers, neighbors, mail lady...the guy you met at the Waffle House that one time, this is the place for you. Each week our class will learn how to share with others through show & tell, games, artwork, and stories. We will practice presenting ourselves, stories, ideas, and opinions focusing on annunciation & volume, the rhythm & tempo of speech, posture, poise, and eye contact.  We will learn about each other and have fun doing it! I can’t wait to hear from you!   Supply fee: $15/semester

Poetry & Teatime

Grades 2-4

$25/month

Teacher: Alicia Holman

Each week students will gather to appreciate poetry over tea (or another yummy beverage). We will fellowship together while listening to short poems. Class time will include learning literary devices, memorization of short poems, and discussion of some of our favorite poetry. Collections of work will include poems of nature, silly poems, classics, and more. Students will have the opportunity to help host a tea time during the semester allowing them to exercise etiquette and tea time manners.  Supply fee: $20/semester

Interactive Shakespeare

Grades 3-6

$25/month

Teacher: Sarah Craig

Join us for a fun and interactive look at some of Shakespeare’s most well known works. We’ll explore his language and meter in ways that get the students up on their feet and moving. We’ll also be looking at plot and character from a performance perspective that introduces his timeless stories and poems as more than just words on a page. Students will also get a chance to speak and perform in class (no memorization necessary) and gain an appreciation of what goes into interpreting Shakespeare’s work onstage.  Supply fee: $10/year

Speak Up!

Grades 3-6

$25/month

Teacher: Lydia Wells

Do you have a lot to say? Do you ever feel like no one listens? In Speak-Up!, we will hone our presentation skills. We will look at different public speaking styles & practice the art of being heard. We will explore & observe the world around us, play games, read stories, research & create. Best of all, we’ll share everything we learn through mini presentations, recitations, speeches, and even infomercials - focusing on annunciation & volume, rhythm & tempo of speech, posture, poise, and eye contact. Let’s learn how to speak (and be heard) together!  Supply fee: $15/semester

Stories By Me

Grades 2-6

$25/month

Teacher: Tiena Thacker

Is your child creative, full of great ideas for stories and loves to write? Maybe they have ideas, but struggle to start writing because they aren’t sure how? Or maybe, like one of mine, writing is a form of torture?  Every kid has great stories to tell and this class is designed to help them do that! Students will have an opportunity to develop their writing and storytelling skills as we explore different types of stories through writing, illustration, bookmaking, speaking, and drama! Ideas will be introduced using children’s literature, a variety of story starter ideas, and student lead ideas. As we work to create different styles and genres of stories, students will create different types of books and other ways to share their short stories. This is a beginning writing class, focused on having fun as they create and learn to enjoy writing, illustrating, and telling their stories!. Elements of good story writing will be introduced and discussed with each new story. Punctuation, grammar, and spelling help will be offered but not emphasized. As they develop skills in writing and storytelling, their confidence will grow, as will their unique storybook collection of “Stories by Me!”  *Please note -If your child has taken my story writing class before, all-new story and book ideas will be introduced this year, keeping the class fresh and fun for those who might want to take it again!  Supply Fee: $15/semester

Book Club

Grades 5-8

$25/month

Teacher: Sarah Craig

Book Club is a great chance to begin honing the skills you’ll need to discuss and analyze literature in High School and College in a fun and casual environment. We’ll be reading through classic works such as Tuck Everlasting, “The Gift of the Magi”, The Island of the Blue Dolphins,  A Little Princess, and Where the Red Fern Grows  together. Students will learn how to look for plot themes and break down characters as well as gain experience expressing their own opinions and conclusions about each book. Students may bring their own copies of the books or may have the teacher order them for a small charge.  Supply fee: $0

Core Language Arts

Grades 3-4 and 5-6

$60/month

Teacher: Maureen Altman

Monday Academic Program Language Arts classes

This 90 minutes elementary English Language Arts courses will cover your child's core language arts for the year.  In these classes, we will build strong reading comprehension strategies through informative and literary texts in Reading Detective from the Critical Thinking Co. Using materials from WriteSource, students will be taught grammar skills which will be implemented into the rigorous writing lessons and complement various topics. Additionally, students will build foundational writing skills through informative, narrative, and opinion writing compositions throughout the course.  Literature will be chosen for its quality as children's literature as well as its connection to the historical times studied.  At home work will be assigned for students to complete during the week with parents' assistance.  

LANGUAGE  CLASSES

Elementary Spanish

Grades K4-4

$25/month

Teacher: Rebekah Nunez

This interactive class introduces students to the sounds and sights of Spanish language and culture. Students will learn through songs, movement, games, crafts, hands-on activities, and call-and-response practice. We will focus on conversational Spanish so that students will be able to talk about themselves and their daily life. We will also do fun, in-class activities to practice simple writing and word recognition in Spanish.

The class will include new material and books, so your child can benefit from taking this class even if they did in the past! We will include old favorites of songs as well as learning some new ones.  Supply Fee: $10/semester

Conversational Spanish

Grades 4-7

$25/month

Teacher: Rebekah Nunez

 

This interactive class gives students the ability to have simple conversations in Spanish as they learn pronunciation and audio & visual recognition of words and phrases. We will also learn some culture of the Spanish-speaking world with food, stories, and holidays throughout the year. Students will learn through songs, games, hands-on activities, and call-and-response practice. We will focus on conversational Spanish so that students will be able to talk about themselves and their daily life. Students are expected to practice and work at home so that they build long-term memory of Spanish.  Supply Fee: $10/semester

American Sign Language

Grades 3-7

$25/month

Teacher: Sherri Michelle Mills

This class is for kids who want to learn a few signs & the basics of sign language. We will do projects, play games, learn to sign Bible verses & other basic vocabulary. Students will finish the class with resources to continue to practice at home. Bonus: Students will have resources to learn with other family members. Supply Fee: $25/semester

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS  CLASSES

Arts & Crafts

Grades K4-2

$25/month

Teacher: Helen Hunsinger

Does your child love crafts? In this class, your child can craft to his or her heart's delight! We will do easy, kid-friendly crafts with emphasis on each child's creativity and individuality. Never fear about stained outfits—we will make sure their clothes are well protected as we explore!  Supply Fee: $25/semester

Painting Stories

Grades K4-4

$25/month

Teacher: Rebekah Nunez

Calling all artists! Students will create a variety of art projects using acrylics, watercolors, and mixed media.  The inspiration for our painting & craft projects will come from children's literature; for example, we might read the book Anansi the Spider by Gerald Mc Dermott and then create an African-inspired painting collage, or we might paint a playful scene based on "Pete the Cat."  We will read new stories, practice new skills, and try new projects, so students who have taken the course will still benefit from a second year.  Supply Fee: $15/semester

Art School & Creative Play

Grades K4-3

$25/month

Teacher: Billie Jo Fouts

 

This class is perfect for kids who are full or energy and creativity!  Your kids will have a blast while learning skills and making great projects.  We'll be doing fun and thoughtful art activities designed for children that will encourage creativity and learning through play.  Some weeks we'll stay in the classroom, and other weeks, we'll go outside to try out new and different art ideas.   Supply Fee: $25/semester

Internet Inspirations

Grades 3-8

$25/month

Teacher: Diane Stokowski

Have you ever found an art project on the internet? One  which you wanted to create? Then this is the class for you! I’ll be searching for trending arts and crafts projects found on Pinterest and YouTube. Then we will create them! One week we may take trash and turn it into treasure. Then the week after we may paint the next masterpiece using some new technique. This class will even be more unique as the students will help decide on some of the projects. If you are a student that loves to create, then this is the class for you!   Supply Fee: $30/semester

Drawing

Grades 3-8

$25/month

Teacher: Diane Stokowski

In this class we will be using a multitude of drawing mediums, including pencils, charcoal, ink and chalk pastels. Students will learn the art of shading, perspective, shadows, and how to draw what they see. Those with drawing experience will improve! Those with no drawing experience will begin to develop those skills necessary to take their drawings to the next level.  Supply Fee: $20/semester

Art with the Masters

Grades 3-8

$25/month

Teacher: Diane Stokowski

Come draw and paint like the masters! We'll review historic master artists such as Michaelangelo, Monet, and Rembrandt. Then we'll learn their style of art and create a masterpiece based on that artist. Most artists will be prior to the 20th century. We will use a variety of mediums: acrylic paint, watercolors, pencil, charcoal, and pastels. Supply Fee: $30/semester

Music

Grades K4-2

$25/month

Teacher: Olivia Synan

In this fun and interactive class, students will learn how to understand simple music notation and keep time with steady beat and rhythm.  Students will enjoy learning new concepts through listening, moving, singing, game-playing, visuals, and imaginative play.  Additionally, students will begin developing their speaking and singing voices and perform at the fall and spring Compass Family Nights.

Ballet

Grades K4-2

$30/month

Teacher: Heather Arnold

This class is a great introduction to dance for the beginning ballerina as well as reinforcement for a returning dancer.  Class includes barre work, center floor, and across the floor technique.  Dancers will increase their vocabulary and gain valuable knowledge to execute and strengthen their technique.  Ballet shoes, tights, and a leotard are a must.  Hair must be away from the face in a ballet bun or tight ponytail.  Students will perform at the fall and  spring Family Nights.

Drama

Grades K4-2 and 3-5

$25/month

Teacher: Danielle Bailey Miller

Want to boost your child’s self confidence and self expression? Explore acting in a fun, safe environment! This class will help students develop many skills, including leadership, self-confidence, communication, public speaking, listening, and teamwork. Students will learn to harness their imagination and creativity through fun theatre games and exercises that teach character development and scene building in a stress-free environment. These classes continually build on knowledge and skills learned in previous years, so returning students are always welcome and have room to grow in their dramatic craft!  Although we will give a fun presentation for the parents at the end of each semester, the focus will be more on skills and less on performance. Students will perform at the end of fall and spring semester. Students will need to bring a folder with pockets.  Students/Parents are responsible for providing their own costumes.  Supply fee: $10/year

Music & Chorus

Grades 3-7

$25/month

Teacher: Olivia Synan 

Chorus students will learn to use their vocal instrument to create a correct and pleasing singing sound.  In addition to learning proper vocal production and technique, students will also learn music reading skills, sight-singing skills, and performance skills.  Chorus also offers opportunities for students to develop team building and leadership skills. This is a performance-based class.  Participation in concert performances outside of regular class hours is required as the class will perform at fall and spring Family Nights and potentially other opportunities.

Combo Dance

Grades 3-7

$30/month

Teacher: Heather Arnold

Dancers will enjoy this interactive class that builds on basic movements learned in earlier dance classes but is still appropriate for first-time dancers. Jazz class includes an introduction to proper warm-ups and stretches for the body combined with across-the-floor progressions and mini combinations. The Tap portion of the class will concentrate on building confidence through mastering more difficult patterns and steps. The Ballet portion of class includes an introduction to the ballet barre and learning more challenging steps.

Baton

Grades K-5

$25/month

Teacher: Kathryn Kaes

 

Baton twirling is an excellent way of developing hand-eye coordination, rhythm, timing, poise, and gracefulness. In this class, students will learn the basics of baton twirling, along with basic dance and acro movements. Students will learn a “dance twirl” routine to perform at the end of the fall and spring semester for family night. Supply fee includes a baton for each student and there will be a costume fee TBD.  Supply Fee: $35 for baton

Monkeys on the Move

Grades K4-2

$25/month

Teacher: Brenda Kaes

Research shows that movement and activity in young children can help increase memory, perception, language, attention, emotion and decision making. This class will combine children’s literature with plenty of activities to keep your little monkey moving. We will start the class each week by reading a fun children’s book. We will then shake out our sillies with games, songs, finger plays, and activities related to the story.  Supply Fee: $20/semester

Sewing

Grades K4-2 and 3-7

$25/month

Teacher: Julie DeVries

Students will learn basic hand-sewing techniques through making a series of fun and useful projects, such as pincushions, pillows, stuffed animals, wallets, superhero cuffs, costume elements, and household gifts. We’ll also explore up-cycling and repurposing found materials. Students will learn how to safely use hand-sewing tools, make basic stitches, use and draft basic patterns, and problem-solve mistakes. Our emphasis will be on enjoying the process and developing skills, while appreciating imperfections that make our work uniquely beautiful. 

Sensory Explorers

Grades K4-2

$25/month

Teacher: Allison Keeling

Children are naturally curious about the world around them.  This class aims to provide a wide variety of opportunities to learn about and explore using their “5 Senses.”  While students are participating in activities and games that provide sensory exposure, they will also be improving coordination, motor planning, and both fine and gross motor skills.      This will be a very hands-on and active class with activities such as obstacle courses, new foods and smells, sensory boxes, finger painting, and so much more.  Supply Fees: $15/semester

**The instructor has experience working with children who have sensory issues and various sensory-related diagnoses. She is comfortable accommodating students’ specific and individual needs. 

Fine Motor Skills

Grades K4-2

$25/month

Teacher: Allison Keeling

Fine motor skill is the coordination of small muscles and is usually associated with hands/fingers but can also include facial muscles that control speech, eating, and facial expressions. This class will provide a wide range of activities for children to work on and improve their fine motor strength and coordination. Class time will involve play-dough, coloring and writing, lots of stickers, crafts, dominoes, stacking and building, hand rhymes, bubbles, scissors, mirrors, snacks, and so much more. As children improve their fine motor skills they develop their independence in doing a range of tasks such as eating, writing, speaking, creating, and dressing themselves. 

Supply Fees: $15/semester

Gameschooling

Grades K-3 and 4-7

$10/month

Teacher: Janie Zeigler

Let’s learn through fun, facilitated board games!

Grades K-3: We’ll sharpen our number sense, practice adding, counting, and basic probability.  We’ll work on friendships, taking turns, team spirit, and cooperation while playing dice games, spinner games, board games, and card games!

Grades 4-6: We'll apply all of the math, reading, and social studies skills your students have learned to compete and cooperate in board games, card games, and dice games! We’ll discuss probability and apply critical thinking and planning skills. We’ll work on negotiation, cooperation, and conflict resolution all while playing games together! Supply Fee: $5/semester

Soccer Development

Grades K4-3

$25/month

Teacher: Kevin Kaes

In this class we will focus on getting comfortable playing soccer. Soccer is a hard sport because it requires a lot of balance and coordination to kick a ball while running. Our goal is to help gain some of the balance and coordination needed through scrimmaging so that the kids can enjoy the game, have fun, and set them up for success if they choose to keep playing the sport in later years.  Supply Fee: $5/year

Soccer Scrimmage

Grades 4-7

$25/month

Teacher: Kevin Kaes

 

In this class we plan on scrimmaging a lot and not so much on drills. At this age level the kids aren’t quite ready for drills, but usually they have acquired the balance and coordination to play the game well. So I will focus on teaching passing strategy and how a team should work together to score goals, not solo. Supply Fee: $5/year

Archery

Grades 3-12

$35/month

Teacher: Jenny Liedberg

This outdoor target archery class will introduce students to the terminology, equipment, and basic shooting techniques needed to have fun and shoot safely. Once students have achieved success with the basic shot process, we will add elements such as games, walking while shooting, shooting moving targets, and optional scoring competition. On days with inclement or cold weather, we will learn together indoors about archery history and culture around the world, review with simple terminology quizzes, and practice correct form and posture with exercises. This class will be conducted in a supportive and encouraging manner with an emphasis on safety, fun, and personal improvement rather than competition with others.  Supply Fee: $15/semester    Bow Fee: $35 (one time fee)

Cooking

Grades 3-7

$30/month

Teacher: Paula Semple

Are you ready to learn to cook? This class is designed to teach basic cooking skills, meal planning and preparation, kitchen safety and meal presentation. Students will utilize many different types of kitchen tools as they navigate from appetizer to desserts with plenty to taste along the way. Most foods will be made from scratch and will cover skills such as bread and pasta making, burgers, egg rolls, pies and packable lunch ideas. Knife skills and safety practices will be taught as well as safe handling practices. Students will complete this course with a full notebook including over 100 recipes that will practiced during the year.  *New recipes and techniques will be taught, so the class is open to new and returning students.  Supply Fee: $30/semester

RECREATION & PRACTICAL SKILLS