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Nursery  is available for younger siblings who are age birth-3 years. 

Pre-K: is available for younger siblings who are age 3-5 and fully potty trained. 
Time slot: 9:15-12:15
Tutor: Amber Davis
​Some of the learning objectives for our Pre-K program are as follows: Exploring new experiences, making new friends, socializing within a learning and play environment. Each month will be themed and revolve around learning basic letters, numbers, and beginning basic addition and subtraction through exploratory play. There will be lots of chances for messy hands-on sensory type activities, arts and crafts, music and object lessons. We will work on fine and gross motor skills through writing, cutting and pasting, pinching and grasping objects to help prepare for Kindergarten classes. 

Class Title: Bugs and Light                         Grade level: K-1 grades
Time slot: 9:15
Tutor: TBA
Book cost: none
Description: A fun hands-on interactive class that helps young minds explore Bugs one semester and the other semester they will take a scientific look at Light. 

​Class Title: God's Amazing Animals           Grade level: K-1 grades
Time slot: 10:15
Tutor: Jocelyn Ellison
Book cost: none
Description:This is a science themed elementary course. Each class will focus on a new fascinating animal. The lessons will be reinforced with a Bible memory verse, fun facts, interesting worksheets and games. It is a great class for students to learn about God’s amazing animal kingdom.
Homework expected: none

Class Title: Sing and Spell                   Grade level: K-1st grades
Time slot: 11:15
Tutor: Stacy Timbs
Book cost: none
Description: Heidi Songs’ Sing and Spell is a sight words program, which uses music and motions to help children learn how to spell and read difficult words. The songs are fun, engaging, and effective! Here are some words we will learn this year: again, away, come, could, help, house, how, jump, little, look, make, one, run, should, their, there, they’re, three, to, too, two, want, we’re, were,
when, where, who, why/because, would. We will learn about nouns, verbs, homophones, and more. 
Homework expected: none

*2nd and 3rd grade class options: choose one class per hour

​Class Title: Hands on Math                          Grade level: 2-3 grades
Time slot: 9:15
Tutor: Ann Harrison
Book cost: none
Description: This class is an hour designed to supplement and compliment, but not replace your math lessons at home. We will be boosting the basics and growing our math minds using games, activities, and experiments to sharpen skills. 
Homework expected: minimal to none 

​Class Title: Scholastic Science                     Grade level: 2-3 grades
Time slot: 9:15
Tutor: Lisa Dovenbarger
Book cost: none
Description: This class will spend multiple weeks exploring through three general science categories. With the use of engaging books and group activities, we will learn about what it takes to stay well by taking care of your body, how you use different forms of energy, and about the life cycles of how living things grow and change.  
Homework expected: minimal to none 

Class Title: Five in a Row                            Grade level: 2-3 grades
Time slot: 10:15
Tutor: Beth Erickson
Book cost: none
Description: We will be rowing through some rich, classic picture books this year using the Five in a Row curriculum as our guide. We will share a new book every 1-2 weeks and explore the unique learning potential each story holds. We will have lessons in math, language arts, science, art and history throughout our time together.  
Homework expected: minimal to none 

Class Title: Intro to IEW: Writing with Bible Heroes Grade level: 3-4
Time slot: 10:15
Tutor: JC Muffett
Book cost: $15
Description: (IEW: Institute for Excellence in Writing) Get to know the heroes of the Bible while learning to write with structure and style. Learn to write exciting stories, reports and creative essays. You’ll be amazed at how much fun writing can be! 
Homework expected: 30 min. to 1 hr of homework each week.

​Class Title: Little Scientist                            Grade level: 2-3 grades
Time slot: 11:15 
Tutor: Megan Zartman
Book cost: none
Description: We will study and observe the changing seasons, water and its forms, and types of movement such as gravity, inertia, how wheels turn, flight, etc. We will average two, in class, experiments each month and will require no homework...however, going on nature walks and just enjoying the outdoors each week will help with some of the concepts. The science experiments will be simple and the kiddos will be able to take some of their experiments home to keep and show parents what we've been studying. 

​Class Title: Learn the Continents               Grade level: 2-3 grades
Time slot: 11:15
Tutor: Krystle Duncan 
Book cost: none
Description: Students will take an all-encompassing look at the 7 continents. They will learn about the eco-system, the different countries within the continents, the people, culture, history, and missionaries from the past and present.
Homework expected: minimal to none 

*4th - 6th grades class options: choose one class per hour 

​Class Title: One Hour Mysteries                 Grade level: 4-6 grades
Time slot: 9:15
Tutor: Krystle Duncan
Book cost: none
Description: Students become detectives when they solve the mysteries and discover "who done it" in each of the crimes. Includes deductive reasoning skills, taking notes, organizing data, and analyzing evidence. We will be using 3 of Mary Carr's One Hour Mysteries books.
Homework expected: minimal to none 

​Class Title: American Girl History               Grade level: 4-6 grades
Time slot: 9:15
Tutor: Christina Cordle
Book cost: none
Description: Each series follows the story of a different heroine as she faces the challenges and adventures of growing up during her distinct historical era. We will learn geography, science, history and some writing skills while following the stories of several American girls. 
Homework expected: none

​Class Title: PE                                             Grade level: 4-6 grades
Time slot: 9:15 
Tutor: Jeff Ellison
Book cost: none
Description: This class will give students the chance to practice a variety of sports and help improve personal fitness skills; while developing positive team interaction. Active participation will be encouraged, as well as positive social interaction, during all activities. Students will learn the benefits of exercise and how it can improve your overall health.  *Appropriate shoes are required for class.

Class Title: Intro to IEW: Writing with Bible Heroes Grade level: 3-4
Time slot: 10:15
Tutor: JC Muffett
Book cost: $15
Description: (IEW: Institute for Excellence in Writing) Get to know the heroes of the Bible while learning to write with structure and style. Learn to write exciting stories, reports and creative essays. You’ll be amazed at how much fun writing can be!
Homework expected: 30 min. to 1 hr. weekly 


​Class Title: Western Expansion and Explorers Grade level: 4-6 grades
Time slot: 10:15
Tutor: Heather Wallis 
Book cost: none
Description: This fun, hands-on history class will cover 10 North American explorers and the Westward Expansion in the United States. We will be cutting, coloring, pasting while making interactive projects on a weekly basis. Throughout the year, we will be assembling notebooks that can be used for future reference and review. 
Homework expected: minimal to none

​Class Title: Apologia Zoology Land Animals Grade level: 4-6 grades
Time slot: 10:15
Tutor: Sarah Suttles 
Book cost: none
Description: Come with us on an adventure as we travel through jungles, deserts, forests and farms to learn about the variety of enchanting creatures that God has made to inhabit the earth! We will complete projects and experiments in class. Simple note taking will be taught in class.
Homework required: minimal 

​Class Title: IEW: Writing with World History Grade level: 5-8 grades
Time slot: 10:15
Tutor: Cynthia Ward 
Book cost: $15
Description: Using the Structure and Style writing method, students will improve their composition skills while learning about interesting events and people around the globe. This year long course explores world history from Gutenberg to twenty-first-century technology. Prerequisite: This course is NOT open to new IEW students. To take this course you must have a recommendation of placement from your previous IEW teacher. If the student took a year off from IEW and would like to take courses again please email Ginger to gain recommendation no later than May 4th. 


Class Title: IEW: Writing with Advanced US History Grade level:6-9 grades
Time slot: 10:15
Tutor: Emily Knoppel 
Book cost: $15
Description: Building on skills learned in previous IEW courses, this class will continue to broaden and strengthen student’s confidence to write using IEW’s Structure and Style principles. With a focus
on strong vocabulary and grammar, students will learn to write research papers, narratives, argumentative essays, and more while exploring U.S. History! Prerequisite: This course is NOT open to new IEW students. To take this course you must have a recommendation of placement from your previous IEW teacher. If the student took a year off from IEW and would like to take courses again please email Ginger to gain recommendation no later than May 4th. 
Homework expected: 2-3 hours a week. 

​Class Title: IEW: Writing with Ancient History Grade level: 5-7 grades
Time slot: 11:15
Tutor: Emily Knoppel 
Book cost: $15
Description: (IEW: Institute for Excellence in Writing) Students will learn how to create organized outlines then turn those outlines into remarkable compositions using IEW’s signature Structure and Style principles. This course is designed to build a solid writing foundation by gradually introducing literary elements and strong vocabulary with each unit. Students will gain confidence in writing while simultaneously discovering ancient
wonders, culture, traditions, and much more! 
Homework expected: 1-2 hours weekly

​Class Title: Essentials of Music Theory       Grade level: 4-6 grades
Time slot: 11:15
Tutor: Cynthia Ward
Book cost: none
Description: 
In this class, we will have fun learning the basics of music
theory, rhythm, and possibly 2nd semester learn the basics of the recorder.  
Homework expected: none 

​Class Title: Weather and Water                  Grade level: 4-6 grades
Time slot: 11:15
Tutor: Stephanie LoPinto
Book cost: none
Description: Foundation lessons on atmosphere, gravity, elements, and forces that God has made to work together. We will learn to take notes, and use them for in-class quizzes every few weeks. Optional: Occasional volunteers for small & simple science demonstrations. 
Homework expected: none


*7th - 8th grades class options: choose one class per hour 

​Class Title: People of the Civil War              Grade level: 7-8 grades
Time slot: 9:15
Tutor: Steven Dye
Book cost: none
Description:This class is the study of presidents, generals, private soldiers, officers, sailors, spies, slaves, prison camp commandants, photographers, assassins, and nurses. We will look at the lives, rolls, and interesting facts of the people in the Civil War. 
Homework expected: Short weekly "research" questions about the next week's person or persons of interest. Mid year short paper on a Civil War person of the student's choosing. Year end project will entail poster board display.

​Class Title: Math-U-See Pre-Algebra           Grade level: 8th grade
Time slot: 9:15
Tutor: Heather Shorey
Book cost: $43 for workbook; Textbook provided by EDGE
Description: Description: Course will cover many subjects including positive and negative numbers, variables, solving equations, graphing and more. Your student must have mastery over fractions, decimals, and percents. They must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions, mixed numbers, decimals and percents. They must also be able to change between fractions, decimals, and percents. EDGE will allow 7th graders who are on an advanced math track to take this course. Please speak to Director about how this affects EDGE courses in the future. 
Homework expected: 1 hr. daily

Class Title: IEW: Writing with World History Grade level: 5-8 grades
Time slot: 10:15
Tutor: Cynthia Ward 
Book cost: $15
Description: Using the Structure and Style writing method, students will improve their composition skills while learning about interesting events and people around the globe. This year long course explores world history from Gutenberg to twenty-first-century technology. Prerequisite: This course is NOT open to new IEW students. To take this course you must have a recommendation of placement from your previous IEW teacher. If the student took a year off from IEW and would like to take courses again please email Ginger to gain recommendation no later than May 4th. 
Homework Expected: 1-2 hours weekly

Class Title: IEW: Writing with Advanced US History Grade level:6-9 grades
Time slot: 10:15
Tutor: Emily Knoppel 
Book cost: $15
Description: Building on skills learned in previous IEW courses, this class will continue to broaden and strengthen student’s confidence to write using IEW’s Structure and Style principles. With a focus
on strong vocabulary and grammar, students will learn to write research papers, narratives, argumentative essays, and more while exploring U.S. History! Prerequisite: This course is NOT open to new IEW students. To take this course you must have a recommendation of placement from your previous IEW teacher. If the student took a year off from IEW and would like to take courses again please email Ginger to gain recommendation no later than May 4th. 
Homework expected: 2-3 hours a week. 

​Class Title: PE                                            Grade level: 7-8 grades
Time slot: 10:15
Tutor: Chantal Ziebol
Book cost: none
Description: Students will participate in various activities both physical and mental to increase their strength, agility and stamina. Promotion of good health and fitness for life will be encouraged . Team work, cooperation, and full participation will be expected, no matter the drill or sport presented that day. Students must wear shoes that stay secured to feet. 

Class Title: IEW: Writing with Ancient History Grade level: 5-7 grades
Time slot: 11:15
Tutor: Emily Knoppel 
Book cost: $15
Description: (IEW: Institute for Excellence in Writing) Students will learn how to create organized outlines then turn those outlines into remarkable compositions using IEW’s signature Structure and Style principles. This course is designed to build a solid writing foundation by gradually introducing literary elements and strong vocabulary with each unit. Students will gain confidence in writing while simultaneously discovering ancient
wonders, culture, traditions, and much more! 
Homework expected: 1-2 hours weekly

​Class Title: Novel Studies                          Grade level: 7-9 grades
Time slot: 11:15
Tutor: Angie Morin
Book cost: none
Description: This course will explore various novel selections. The literature will represent different genres, including biographies, fantasy, historical fiction, realistic fiction and science fiction. 
Student expectations: This course is designed with one essential epiphany: the love of reading trumps any taxonomy or plan. Students will be engaged in READING...unlock worlds unknown or forgotten, travel around the world and through time. Reading shows us how to be better people. Students should be prepared to READ AND JOURNEY in this class, maintain a planner/organization, and participate fully. READING is primary homework. 
Parent expectations: PRIORITIZE READING. Make room for the daily reading requirements for this course, INVEST in READING. Purchase or borrow books for your engaged reader. ATTENDANCE is profoundly important as we only have ONE shared READING class weekly. COMMUNICATE with teacher and student so greatest success will be our achievement. 

​Class Title: Animal Life Science                Grade level: 7-8 grades
Time slot: 11:15
Tutor: Sarah Suttles 
Book cost: none
Description: We will be using Apologia's Land Animals text to explore wild animals, livestock and the creatures that move along the ground. We will dive deep into vocabulary as well as note taking to help prepare for future high school courses. We will do projects and experiments in class. 
Homework expected: weekly 30 min. to 1 hr. 


High school class options: choose one class per hour as needed

​Class Title: Physical Science w/ Lab     Grade level: High School 
Time slot: 9:15
Tutor: Sherry Timbs
Book cost: none; Textbook provided by EDGE 
Description: Apologia Exploring Creation with Physical Science 2nd Edition. The class touches on all the physical aspects of the world from the layers of the earth and atmosphere to the stars and the solar system. Basic topics include weather, physics of motion, Newton's laws, forces of creation, sound and light. 
Prerequisites: This course requires an understanding of unit conversions and solving with equations. Students must have also completed Pre-algebra.
Homework expected: Daily reading and questions with a test approximately every two weeks at the end of each module.

Class Title: Economics/ Business Development Grade level: High School 
Time slot: 9:15
Tutor: Jennifer Brown
Book cost: none
Description: This class will cover the basics of Economics while discovering how to turn your God given talents and passions into your own business. We will creatively explore business opportunities, create a mini business plan, talk financials, and do a Shark Tank style presentation. Teacher Text used for Econ state standards; A Beka Economics Work & Prosperity. 
Expect class time to work on projects, minimal homework and guest speakers.  (1/2 credit for Economics) 

​Class Title: Apologia Chemistry w/ Lab   Grade level: High School 
Time slot: 9:15
Tutor: Liz Pierce
Book cost: none; Textbook provided by EDGE
Description: Covering all major aspect of chemistry, atoms, molecule, ionic and covalent compounds balancing chemical equations. Prerequisites: Students must have completed Algebra 1.
Homework expected: daily reading assignments and tests provided approx 1 hour of work daily

Class Title: IEW: Writing with Advanced US History Grade level:6-9 grades
Time slot: 10:15
Tutor: Emily Knoppel 
Book cost: $15
Description: Building on skills learned in previous IEW courses, this class will continue to broaden and strengthen student’s confidence to write using IEW’s Structure and Style principles. With a focus
on strong vocabulary and grammar, students will learn to write research papers, narratives, argumentative essays, and more while exploring U.S. History! Minimum prerequisite: This course is NOT open to new IEW students. To take this course you must have a recommendation of placement from your previous IEW teacher. If the student took a year off from IEW and would like to take courses again please email Ginger to gain recommendation no later than May 4th. 
Homework expected: 2-3 hours a week. 

​Class Title: American Sign Language 2    Grade level: High School 
Time slot: 10:15
Tutor: Sherry Timbs 
Book cost: none
Description: Text used for course: A Basic Course in American Sign Language. This is a continuation of the ASL 1 class. The class will cover sentence structure, classifiers, plurals, numbers and number incorporation, time, tense indicators, and spacial relationship. The class will draw from a number of resources, such as videos and ASL puzzles. Students do not need a copy of the text book, but it is highly recommended to have an ASL dictionary.
Homework required: daily

​Class Title: Math-U-See Geometry            Grade level: High School 
Time slot: 10:15
Tutor: Liz Pierce 
Book cost: $43 for workbook; Textbook provided by EDGE
Description: A Complete study of shapes, formulas and proofs. Prerequisites: Students must have completed Algebra I 
Homework expected: approximately 1 hour a day -syllabus will be provided to students covering daily assignments and tests.

​Class Title: Math-U-See Algebra 1           Grade level: High School 
Time slot: 10:15
Tutor: Heather Shorey
Book cost: $43 for workbook; Textbook provided by EDGE
Description:a traditional style, mastery oriented algebra course. It covers subjects like signed numbers, solving for unknowns, writing equations from word problems, graphing lines, and many more. Prerequisites: Pre-Algebra 
Homework expected: 1- 1 1/2 hrs daily

Class Title: Novel Studies                       Grade level: 7-9 grades
Time slot: 11:15
Tutor: Angie Morin
Book cost: none
Description: This course will explore various novel selections. The literature will represent different genres, including biographies, fantasy, historical fiction, realistic fiction and science fiction. 
This course is designed with one essential epiphany: the love of reading trumps any taxonomy or plan. Students will be engaged in READING...unlock worlds unknown or forgotten, travel around the world and through time. Reading shows us how to be better people. Students should be prepared to READ AND JOURNEY in this class, maintain a planner/organization, and participate fully.  ATTENDANCE is profoundly important as we only have ONE shared READING class weekly. This course will NOT be sufficient for a full English credit but can be the "Literature" portion of the English course requirements. 
​Homework expectations: Complete all required reading

​Class Title: Math-U-See Algebra 2          Grade level: High School 
Time slot: 11:15
Tutor: Heather Shorey 
Book cost: $43 for workbook; Textbook provided by EDGE
Description: Subjects covered include rational expressions, solving for several unknowns, graphing, conics, writing equations from word problems, trigonometric functions, and many more. Prerequisites: Algebra 1 and Geometry
Homework expected: 1- 1 1/2 hrs. daily

​Class Title: Math-U-See PreCalculus     Grade level: High School 
Time slot: 11:15
Tutor: Liz Pierce
Book cost: $43 for workbook; Textbook provided by EDGE
Description: A study covering major aspects of trig and graphing also formula application. Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II 
Homework expected: approx 1 hour of homework a day

​Class Title: Apologia Biology w/ Lab        Grade level: High School 
Time slot: 11:15
Tutor: Crystal Reid 
Book cost: none; Textbook provided by EDGE 
Description: With the use of the Apologia Exploring Creation with Biology Text, this class will cover all 5 Kingdoms as well as learn some basics of Taxonomy, Chemistry, Genetics, and the Cell. Three dissections will be done in the Spring Semester. Grades will be based on notebooks, projects, tests, and class participation. Prerequisite: General Science
Homework required: Daily work as well as 3 Projects throughout the year.




Co-op Courses offered for 2019-2020 

​PLEASE READ CLASS DESCRIPTIONS BEFORE MAKING CHOICES

for each K-8th grade student pick a 9:15, a 10:15 and an 11:15 course


*Students must enroll in courses that align with the grade level they are enrolled in with your umbrella school. Students may always choose to take courses that are designed for younger grade levels. The only exceptions for moving up are for middle and high school students who have completed the prerequisite courses.*