- One day (Monday-Connections)
- Three days (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
- Four days (Monday – Thursday)
- Single class enrollment is offered for grades 8-12
School Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Late pick up fee after 2:55: $1.00 per minute after the second late pick up
Required Parent/Student Orientation: (All ages) Monday, August 19, 2013
Monday is a day of hands-on science labs, math homework and help, electives, and enrichment classes for grades 6-12. Students will begin their day in the student center with student led worship songs, prayer, and a Bible lesson taught by Mrs. Shaw.
All lessons, Monday-Thursday, are based on common core standards. You can be confident that your child is gaining the valuable skills he/she will need in each grade. Even though some of our classes are multi-age grouped, you can be assured that each student is receiving the appropriate skills for their grade level.
Monday Lesson Overview: Teachers will post on their teacher/student Web site a weekly lesson plan, a list of resources being used in the class, and skills covered. Parents may use this to supplement their home school programs. All science labs will complete the lab portion for any of the science classes offered.
Science Lab 8-12: Our science teachers will teach all required labs for advanced anatomy, biology, and chemistry. Students that are only coming on Monday can use these lab classes to complete the required lab portion of their science course work. Students attending M-Th will use this class to complete their requirements for the lab portion of their science class. The lab fee of $65.00 per science course covers the cost of the consumable hands-on materials required for the course.
Math Help: Math is one subject that is hard to take a day off during the school week, so have your student bring their math book and our teacher will help make sure your child completes their homework for the day. The parent must have a lesson plan written for the student (# of pages to complete at school). Students that attend school four days a week will complete their Monday assignment during this class period. Students may ask questions and get help, but this is not an individual tutoring session. Students that are completing their math utilizing an online program need to bring a computer to school. Students will be broken into groups based on their math level (6-7-Mrs. Fink, Pre-Algebra-Algebra I-Mrs. Lee, and Algebra II-Mrs. Brubaker)
Elective Classes: Grades 6-7 may elect to take the 4-5 Explorations Wheel, A Day on Broadway, and PE from the K-5 electives or select from grade appropriate middle/high school courses.
Culinary Arts (8-12): This is a two-hour course and will count as (1) vocational credit in Culinary Arts I, II, or III. This is a serious, learn to cook course that will also be fun. Students will learn all the cooking basics and enjoy cooking in our beautiful kitchen facility. The lab fee for this course may vary but is currently set at $300.00 per student, per year.
Yearbook/Creative Photography (8-12): Students in this class will work on our school yearbook. They will learn digital design and layout and learn photography skills as part of this class. Students must bring a computer to school to participate in this course.
Digital Design course code 8209510 1.0 credit (Business Technology)
Creative Photo I course code 0108310 (Performing –Fine Arts)
PE (6-12): This fitness class meets the high school requirement for personal fitness. Students in grades 6-8 may take this course as a PE fitness class.
Course code 1501300 .5 credit (Personal Fitness)
Worship Choir/Band (6-12): Students in this class must have at least one-year choir or instrument experience and be able to practice and learn songs on their own. No instruction is provided for this class. This class will meet from 8:00 a.m. -9:00 a.m for practice on Monday, and from 9:00-9:15 a.m. students will perform for the chapel/worship on Monday. Students will additionally perform at some of our school events (School History Fair and graduation for preschool, kindergarten, and 8th grade). Mrs. Lee Youth is the worship leader, and Miss Leah Winstanley is the volunteer youth leader for this group. Students must be committed to arrive to class on-time and to practicing songs outside of class.
Band I-VI, Chorus I-VI, or Production I-VI 1.0 credit (Performing Arts)
SAT Prep (11-12): Students in this class will study grammar from the roots up and utilize both SAT Prep software and textbook curriculum. This course will require 2-3 hours of work during the school week in addition to class time. Students must bring a computer to school to participate in this course.
Critical Thinking Skills Course code 1700370 .5 credit (Elective)
Into to Computer (8-12): This is an introductory computer class. Students will learn basic skills from Google docs and some keyboarding. Students must bring a computer to school to participate in this course.
Intro to Computer Course code 0100990 .5 credit (Elective)
Art Multi Media (8-12): This is a beginning-intermediate art class that will teach students design, drawing, and use of multi-media materials. Students receiving high school credit will be required to complete homework assignments. Students will have the opportunity to participate in internet art contests, and if in Beta Club, submit artwork to the Beta state competition. A trip to the Orlando Art Museum will be required (outside of school time). Students will be required to purchase art supplies for this class.
Multimedia Tech Course code 0107400 1.0 credit (Fine Arts)
Art 2D/3D (6-12): This course is designed for students who have more than a casual interest in art and have some drawing ability. Students will acquire visual understanding in the realm of illustration, painting, and drawing with exploration of various media. Students will be required to purchase art supplies for this class. Students will have the opportunity to participate in internet art contests, and if in Beta Club, submit artwork to the Beta state competition.
Course code 0101360 1.0 credit (Fine Arts)
American Sign Language (6-12): In class, students will review and practice ASL skills. Students will need to sign up for ASL I or II (if they have had ASL I) and additionally complete an online course to receive credit. Please note that ASL may not be accepted as a foreign language credit at universities outside of Florida. Home computer required.
Course code 0717300 1.0 credit (Foreign Language)
Foundations of Robotics (6-12): This is a fun class that emphasizes engineering and critical thinking skills and will utilize the curriculum provided by Lego First.
Course code 9410110 .5 credit (Elective)
After School Programs:
National Beta Club (5-8-Jr. Beta and 9-12-Senior Beta) meets the 1st Monday of each month from 2:45-3:45 p.m. Senior Beta Club is a National Honor Society Club and students with a 3.0 grade point average or above, a servant’s heart, and a willingness to be a role model for all students will qualify to participate in Beta Club. Beta Club is a student run club with adult volunteer sponsors. Please visit The National Beta Club to learn more.
Robotics Club: This is a competitive club for any students age 9-14 that is serious about competing. We will hold an information meeting the first month of school to determine interest. This club will require regular meetings (2-3 times per week), a place to keep the robotic supplies set up (like a garage or bonus room), as well as three sponsors to help with the club. Please visit FIRST® LEGO® League to learn more.
Our upper school student/teacher ratio is 15:1.
A day at school for T-W-Th students will begin with prayer, pledge of allegiance, and a bible lesson in the Student Center. The focus on T-W-Th is core academics. Teachers will teach on the three days and allow students time in class to work on their lessons. The goal is to accomplish all work for the week on T-W-Th at school. Students that do not complete work at school may have homework in the evening. Math and reading assignments will most likely require some additional work. All homework is due the following day of school. Most students will have at least one-one hour study hall during the school day, depending on their course load.
T-W-Th Lesson Overview: Teachers will post on their teacher/student Web site an overview of the lessons for each week. Parents should review the lessons and have the student print the lesson for their binder. Students in grades 6-12 move into a more traditional school curriculum with textbooks, quizzes, tests, and reports. We offer study hall every period, if a student has a gap in their schedule.
Courses offered on T-W-Th:
- Students will enjoy integrated learning which incorporates many hands on cross-curricular activities, literature units, vocabulary, grammar, spelling, story elements, and figurative language all while developing a love of literature using award winning classical literature books. Students will use the Moving Beyond the Page curriculum for ages 10-12 for all core subjects except math. For math, students in grades 6-7 will have the opportunity to select from math based on their math ability level: Abeka math for grades 6 or 7 (Mrs. Fink-Teacher), Pre-Algebra or Algebra I (Mrs. Lee Teacher), or utilizing the Prentice Hall 2011 curriculum.
- Grades 6-7
- Algebra II
- Prentice Hall
- On-line Algebra I math option: Some students enjoy textbooks and some enjoy online learning. All students may select to use the above listed textbook or complete their math online using one of Champion’s Online classes. The teacher will teach the lessons and assign lesson plans for both the textbook and the online math program. Please note that the teacher will follow the scope and sequence of the textbook, so online students may jump around slightly based on the teacher assignments. Students that select the online option will be required to bring a laptop computer to math class. There is an additional fee for the online course of $250.00.
- Principles of Finance: This course will count for a math credit. We will use the Dave Ramsey Principals of Finances Course. This is a course every high school student needs before going to college.
- Biology (will also be used for grade 8 Life Science)
- Advanced Anatomy
- 8-9 World Geography in Christian Perspective New Edition (Abeka)
- 10-12 World History and Cultures
- English 8-9 (Bob Jones)
- English 9 (Abeka Literature: Themes in Literature)
- English 10-12 (Bob Jones Grammar and Writing)
- English 11 (Abeka: English Literature and Classical Literature selections - TBA)
Fitness and Health
- HOPE: This is a required course for graduation. This course combines fitness and health.
Course Code 3026010 (1.0 credit (HOPE)
Students attending M-Th who need a class that is not offered on campus may sign-up to enroll in our online academy for an additional $250.00. CPA online academy offers remedial, basic, honors, and AP courses with over 135 courses.
Class Schedule: We will hand out class schedules at the information meeting.
Computers: A netbook or laptop is highly recommended for all sixth through twelfth grade students. All computers are required to have Netnanny or similar parental controls to block use of undesirable sites, social networking, and chats during school hours.
Curriculum Resources for T-W-Th: Parents will need to purchase all required books. We will post final curriculum lists on the school member only Web site by July 1. Please do not purchase any books before we post the final list. We always wait to see if a new edition is being published and to review the edition before posting the final curriculum list.
Students in grades 4-12 may enroll to attend school Monday through Friday. Friday will be a supervised learning center (not a tutoring center). A study hall supervisor will oversee students and help keep them on track to complete any homework that needs completing.
To Learn More: Please sign up for an information meeting or contact our office.