Semester Classes & Dates

SEMESTER DATES

High School: 16 weeksJanuary 15th- May 6th
Elementary: 12 weeksJanuary 29th- April 22nd
NO CLASSMarch 11th- Spring Break

You MUST already be a member of WWHM to enroll.
All fees are PER semester.

ENROLLMENT OPENS:

November 24th (Friday)Coordinators
December 4th (Monday)Teachers
December 11th (Monday)Current Families that are members of WWHM
December 15th (Friday)New Families that became members of WWHM for the NEW semester

ENROLLMENT CLOSES:

December 20th (Wednesday) Early Enrollment Ends, Lose $5 after today
December 25th (Monday)Last day to ENROLL, $20 late fee after today
January 1st (Monday) Any changes result in a $20 fee

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3 Year Olds and PreK

Teacher: Kristi Fair

Description: Teaching the foundations of early math through games, manipulatives reading and worksheets.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: None

Book: None

Supplies: Crayons, scissors, folder

Fees: $3

Teacher: Cherise Eutsler

Description: The first half of class, we will be in the classroom with music activities. We'll sing songs, play instruments, learn basic rhythms, and dance. The second half of class, we will move to the gym and participate in movement activities. This will include games, playing with a parachute, using scooter boards, and working on basic skills such as throwing and kicking a ball. We will play outside on nice days.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: none

Fee: $6

Teacher: Christin Duncan

Description: We will work on learning the basics, like days of the week, months of the year, counting, shapes, colors, letter sounds, animals, writing practice, scissor skills, etc through videos, songs, books, and activities.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Markers or crayons. Scissors.

Fee: $5

Teacher: Jennie Bracken

Description: We will learn through play, using various stations in each class. Some examples include building with Duplos, using Play-Doh, intro to letters, numbers and shapes with finger painting and dot art, and more fun activities.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Crayons

Fee: $5

Teacher: Alex Willems

Description: Kids will practice coloring, cutting and gluing as we make simple crafts.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Crayons, scissors, glue stick

Fees: $4

Teacher: Ed Blanchette

Description: Class will include singing, coloring, drawing and games along with a lesson from Grapevine Studies Curriculum. We will be starting with an Old Testament Survey. Students will need crayons and/or color pencils. At the end of the year, they will take home their Grapevine Lesson Book.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: None

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Book: None

Supplies: Crayons or colored pencils

Fees: $25

Teacher: Carrie Corliss

Description: Letters, numbers, snacks, and games!

Class Length: 12 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: None

Book: None

Supplies: None

Fees: $5

Teacher: Andrea Johnson

Description: This class will be full of reading, singing, movement, art, fun, and lots of learning, as we cover all the basics like letters, numbers, colors, shapes, seasons, days of the week, feelings, manners, and more!

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: None

Book: none

Supplies: None

Fee: $6

Teacher: Nicol Ames

Description: Pre-K through 2nd graders can join together to relax, snack some, and watch a movie.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: None

Homework: None

Book: None

Supplies: None

Fees: $5


Art and Crafts

Teacher: Andrea Johnson

Description: Let's be creative, get messy, and have fun making art!

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Paint shirt

Fee: $10

Teacher: Rashelle Conkling

Description: We will learn and use basic watercolor techniques to create unique works of art. No experience necessary. All supplies will be provided.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: None

Book: None

Supplies: Pencil

Fee: $25


Bible

Teacher: Jami Reeves

Description: Let’s learn about our Creator!! This will be a year long class first learning about God’s Unique Attributes and then second semester we will learn God’s Moral attributes. Your child will participate in Scripture memorization, craft projects and songs that focus on that week’s attribute.

Class Length: 12 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: None

Homework: None

Book: None

Supplies: Pencil, crayons or markers, glue, scissors

Fees: $10

Teacher: Ed Blanchette

Description: Class will include singing, coloring, drawing and games along with a lesson from Grapevine Studies Curriculum. We will be starting with an Old Testament Survey. Students will need crayons and/or color pencils. At the end of the year, they will take home their Grapevine Lesson Book.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: None

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Book: None

Supplies: Crayons or colored pencils

Fees: $25


Dance and Drama

Teacher: June Johnson

Description: Middle School Drama is a "doing" class. There will be drama games and improv
scenes during each class session to give the students more experience on stage. They will review basic acting techniques and stage terminology, and work on some scripted scenes.

There is no textbook, but the students will be expected to take notes and keep all handouts. Returning students are encouraged, and new students will be welcomed.

*This class can be taken 1 or 2 semesters.

Class Length: 16 weeks

Prerequisites: None

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Book: None

Supplies: Folder, pen or pencil

Fees: $35

Teacher: June Johnson

Description:High School and advanced middle school students are invited to join the class. We will review theater, and work on some advanced acting techniques. There will be lots of improvs, some scripted scenes , theater games, and perhaps some surprises. There will be no textbook, but students will be expected to keep all handouts

*This class can be 1 or 2 semesters.

Class Length: 16 weeks

Prerequisites: None

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Book: None

Supplies: Folders, pen or pencil

Fees: $35


Economics

Teacher: Jim Lindner

Description: Monopoly 2.0 is a more in-depth look into the topics learned from the 2023 Fall Semester Monopoly class. We will be exploring the game of Monopoly in many aspects. Monopoly is a fun game to learn, but has many life lessons to teach the players of the game. The students will not only learn to play the game of Monopoly, but learn about the following: Property, Mortgages & Amortization Schedule, Principal, Interest, Escrow Taxes and Insurance, Penalty, and Risk (what is to gain or lose).

Starting out we will learn the game of Monopoly and play Monopoly through the Semester. Then we will acquire an awareness of how Property, Mortgages, etc. apply to life lessons and the Risks involved. All will be taught in a fun atmosphere which each student will have a basic understanding of these concepts and how they apply to life.

January 29th: Introductions – Start Monopoly & Bankers – What they do

February 5th: Property & Location – What is it & Why do we want it

February 12th: Mortgages & Amortization Schedule

February 19th: Principal February 26th: Interest

March 4th: Escrow -Taxes & Insurance

March 11: SPRING BREAK ! (No Class)

March 18th: Amortization Schedule – Mortgages Terms pro’s & con’s

March 25th: Review – What have you learned and play Monopoly

April 1st: Penalty and Taxes (not related Mortgages)

April 8th: Risk – Gain vs Loss – What is it

April 15th: Risk – Gain vs Loss – How to apply Risk to buying property

April 22nd: Review Everything ( Last Day)

Homework: None

Prerequisites: 5th - 8th graders need to have taken the 2023 Fall Semester Monopoly class; 9th – 12th graders can take this class without taking the 2023 Fall Semester Monopoly Class

Book: None

Supplies: Pencil, at least 25 sheets of lined Paper (in a 3 ring binder), Crayons and/or Colored Pencils

Fees: $5

Teacher: Little Bear (David Schanbacher)

Description: Based off the Rich Dad Poor Dad books by Robert Kiyosaki to increase our knowledge of how money works, why the rich get richer and the poor stay poor. To learn how the rich use their money and why. Learn the difference between liabilities and assets and how the financial system works for and against you. This is to increase your financial IQ to know what and when to ask the right questions.

Class Length: 16 weeks

Prerequisites: None

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Book: Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

Supplies: Notebook, pencil and above book

Fees: $10


Foreign Language

Teacher: Elizabeth Fisher

Description: Hebrew Beginnings is a Hebrew introductory course focusing on the Hebrew Aleph-Bet, the use of Hebrew words in Scripture, and the Hebrew Names of God.

In this class, we will study the Hebrew alphabet, its origins, and the meanings behind each letter. We will use two websites for reference: hebrew4christians.org and blueletterbible.com. Each week, the students will receive one or two homemade butter cookies imprinted with the letter we're studying that day. Each semester, students will be provided with a calligraphy pen, a textbook, a workbook, and worksheets.

Occasionally, we will study a Jewish holiday and enjoy at least one food incorporated in its celebration. Our study will include: the Hebrew alphabet, including pictograms and numbers; the Hebrew forms of several of the Names of God; typologies of Jesus found in the Old Testament; instruction in using blueletterbible.org to study the Bible, specifically how to find the Hebrew words and roots from which the text in the Old Testament has been translated into English; instruction in using hebrew4christians.com to study Hebrew and to learn more about the history and meaning of Hebrew letters and words.

Class Length: 12 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: None

Homework: None

Book: None

Supplies: Pencil with an eraser

Fees: $35

Teacher: Olivia Jones

Description: Learning French through play and interaction. There will be minimal homework and some assigned words or sentences to be practiced around the home-- phrases/words we use in every day life.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: None

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Book: None

Supplies: Folder with prongs

Fees: $15

Teacher: Kay Drake

Description: This class will continue to build on the skills students learned in American Sign Language 1. Opportunities will be given to interact with the Deaf to enhance skills. The majority of the class will be in ASL, with limited voice. This will sharpen students' skills in not only knowing ASL but will also give them a greater understanding of ASL syntax. Each student will need a copy of A Basic Course in American Sign Language. It is available new or used on Amazon.

Class Length: 16 weeks

Homework: 1-2 hours

Prerequisites: Successful completion of ASL1 or able to demonstrate an equivalent skill level

Book: none

Supplies: A Basic Course in American Sign Language by Tom Humphries, Carol Padden, Terrence O'Rourke.

Fee: $40


History

Teacher: Penny Webster

Description: The students will analyze how and why the Nazis and their collaborators persecuted Jews as well as other people targeted in the Era if the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites: Students must be willing to discuss, ask questions.

Book: None

Supplies: Paper, pencil, notebook/binder/folder

Fees: $35

Teacher: Ashley Schooley

Description: This is unit 4 in the Good and the Beautiful History Year 1 curriculum. This unit covers lessons about Queen Victoria, The British Empire and the Victoria Era through The Cold War. We will also talk about the Space Race and the fall of communism. This class is geared towards group teaching for multiple grades and utilizes workbooks, read aloud stories, audio dramatizations and games to learn the material.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: None

Book: None

Supplies:  Pencil, crayons or colored pencils

Fees: $10

 

Teacher: Kaye Obermeyer

Description: This is a Middle School world history course with geography. It begins when God created the world and tells the story of mankind into the twenty-first century. Each unit focuses on each of these topics: Our World Story, Daily Life, World Landmark, God's Wonder, and World Biography. Students will explore the history of the entire globe, learning about each continent and what has happened there over the centuries.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Homework: 2-3 hours

Prerequisites: None

Book: From Adam to Us Curriculum Package, and the Student Workbook / Lesson Review books from Notgrass History, 1-800-211-8793

Supplies: Pencil, notebook paper, 3-ring binder

Fee: $30

Teacher: Kaye Obermeyer

Description: From Creation to the 21st century, EXPLORING WORLD HISTORY presents ancient, medieval, and modern history from the perspective of faith in God and respect for His Word. In addition to reading the history narrative about events, issues, and people from around the world and across the centuries, students read the words of people who made history in the volume, IN THEIR WORDS, a collection of original documents, speeches, poems, and stories from world history. This series gives students a grasp of the way God has shaped the past and how that history has led to the world we know today.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Homework: 4 or more hours

Prerequisites: None

Book: Notgrass Exploring World History Curriculum Package (3 books) AND Student Review Pack (3 books). Call 1-800-211-8793 or notgrasshistory.com

Supplies: Pencils, loose leaf notebook paper, college rule {no spirals}

Fees: $30


Home Economics

Teacher: Vanessa McGuire

Description: This class will focus on basic skills such as chaining, single crochet and half double crochet. We will complete several projects using these basic, but essential skills. Perfect for someone who has never crocheted before or someone who would like to brush up on these basic skills.

Class Length: 12 weeks, year long

Homework: none

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Crochet hook size 6.0 (J), tapestry needle, stitch markers (look like little diaper clips), yarn as needed for projects, small scissors.

Fee: $5

Teacher: Vanessa McGuire

Description: This class builds on skills gained in Beginning Crochet 1. Students will continue improving stitch technique in chaining, single crochet and half-double crochet as well as learning new stitches such as double crochet. Students will continue learning to read patterns and working on stitch consistency.

Anyone in 6 to 12th grade that would like to learn to crochet can sign up for Crochet 2, no prior experience needed.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites: Beginning crochet 1 or basic crochet skills

Book: none

Supplies: Crochet hooks: size 5.0 (H), 5.5 (I), 6.0 (J); other sizes as needed. Crochet stitch markers (look like diaper pins), tapestry needle, small scissors

Fee: $5

Teacher: Emma Parker

Description: Beginning sewing is for the absolute beginner. Students will learn the basics of sewing, such as, using their sewing machine, hand sewing, and starting on easy sewing projects that will advance as the semester progresses.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: none

Prerequisites: none

Book: None

Supplies: Sewing machine, pins (in a pin cushion) , fabric marking pencils, sewing scissors, sewing tape measure, and stitch ripper. They will also need fabric for sewing projects throughout the semester.

Fees: $35

Teacher: Emma Parker

Description: Beginning Sewing 2 is for students that have taken Beginning Sewing 1 and have learned all the basic skills needed for more advanced projects.

Class Length: 16 weeks

Homework: none

Prerequisites: none

Book: None

Supplies: Sewing machine, pins (in a pin cushion) , fabric marking pencils, sewing scissors, sewing tape measure, and stitch ripper. They will also need fabric for sewing projects throughout the semester.

Fees: $35

Teacher: Emma Parker

Description: Students will design and make the project they designed during the semester (Students must complete sewing classes 1 and 2 before taking this class).

Class Length: 16 weeks

Prerequisites: Beg. Sewing 1 and 2

Homework: None

Book: none

Supplies: Sewing machine, pins (in a pin cushion) , fabric marking pencils, sewing scissors, sewing tape measure, and stitch ripper. They will also need fabric for sewing projects throughout the semester.

Fee: $35

Teacher: Emma Parker

Description: Students will design and make the project they designed during the semester (Students must complete sewing classes 1 and 2 before taking this class).

Class Length: 16 weeks

Prerequisites: Beg. Sewing 1 and 2

Homework: None

Book: none

Supplies: Sewing machine, pins (in a pin cushion) , fabric marking pencils, sewing scissors, sewing tape measure, and stitch ripper. They will also need fabric for sewing projects throughout the semester.

Fee: $35


Language Arts

Teacher: Kaye Obermeyer

Description: This class will require the reading of two literature books per semester chosen by the teacher; titles to be announced ASAP. Students will receive a full credit of English Literature for the year.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: Must be able to work at course grade level.

Homework: 4 or more hours

Book: TBD

Supplies: Pencils, notebook paper (college ruled), 3-ring binder

Fees: $30

Teacher: Becca Ruby

Description:We'll learn the basics of language and reading through picture books, simple crafts and activities. Beginning with the most common phonemes, we'll learn the sounds they make and the letters associated with them. Then we'll begin to read by stringing these phonemes together!

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Coloring pencils, crayons or markers and a pencil

Fee: $5

Teacher: Penny Webster

Description: Students will learn how to make their writing more interesting using adjectives and creative thoughts.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites: Be able to spell and write on or near grade level.

Book: None

Supplies: Paper and pencil

Fees: $35

Teacher: Kaye Obermeyer

Description: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is a story of honor and injustice in the Deep South and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred. It is a gripping, heart-wrenching, coming-of-age tale poisoned by prejudice, viewed through the eyes of a young girl as her lawyer father risks everything to defend a black man UNJUSTLY accused of a terrible crime."

A content warning for parents: The court case crime is rape; there is scattered through the book the use of curse words; and prejudice is powerful in this small town. It is my intent to use Scripture and information from a book by Ken Ham, ONE BLOOD, to reinforce the Biblical answer to racism.

Class Length: 16 weeks

Prerequisites: None

Homework: 4 or more hours

Book: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Harper Lee

Supplies: To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, ?????

Fees: $30

Teacher: Rebecca Bible

Description: Discover different cultural versions of favorite classic stories and a few new ones!

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: None

Book: none

Supplies: Crayons, markers, pencils, scissors, stick glue

Fee: $5

Teacher: Allison Wilcox

Description: We will read a wide variety of literary selections including old and new picture books and poetry. We will make inferences, learn vocabulary, and discuss text to self and text to world connections. We'll also complete comprehension activities or crafts related to the books we read each week.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Crayons, glue stick, scissors and a pencil

Fee: $5

Teacher: Kristi Fair

Description: A laid back book discussion group for students wanting to talk about books.

We will be reading 5 YA novels:

  • All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Connor
  • Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
  • The Mouse and His Child by David Small Minecraft
  • The Island by Mask Brooks
  • Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

We WILL NOT be reading in class together, so students need to come prepared with the assigned chapters read (and reviewed) to discuss in class.

These books tackle heavy subjects so maturity and a minimum 6th grade reading comprehension level is needed.

Class Length: 16 weeks

Homework: 1-2 hours

Prerequisites: None

Book: All the books listed above. Available at the library.

Supplies: All the books listed.

Fees: $3

Teacher: Kaye Obermeyer

Description: This course is structured around grammar skills including parts of speech, sentence structure, and mechanics (punctuation, capitalization, spelling, etc.), all of which will be used with writing skills in composition, short stories, essays, reports, and oral presentations.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: none

Homework: 2-3 hours.

Book: Rod and Staff English Handbook, call 606-522-4348 to order

Supplies: Pencils, notebook paper, 3-ring binder and above handbook

Fees: $30

Teacher: Kaye Obermeyer

Description: This course is structured around grammar skills including parts of speech, sentence structure, and mechanics (punctuation, capitalization, spelling, etc.), all of which will be used with writing skills in composition, short stories, essays, reports, and oral presentations.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: none

Homework: 4 or more hours

Book: Rod and Staff English Handbook, call (606) 522-4348 to order

Supplies: Pencils, notebook paper (college ruled), 3-ring binder

Fee: $30

Teacher: Rachael Weber

Description: Through games and learning fun we will be working on sight words.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: Need to be able to write all letters and numbers.

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Book: none

Supplies: Markers, Crayons, Pencil, paper, glue, scissors

Fee: $5


Math

Teacher: Kay Drake

Description: Math is fun! Even more so when it comes to Algebra! We will be using the Abeka Algebra 1 curriculum. Christian Book Distributors (Christianbook.com) had the best price for the homeschool student kit (#WW475942). It includes a textbook and a quiz/test booklet. There will be homework assignments. A syllabus with worksheets and how-to pages will be provided. It is recommended that each student has his/her textbook Day 1 of the class.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Homework: 1-2 hours

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Pre-Algebra or equivalent

Book: See description

Supplies: Textbook, quiz/test book, folder for keeping track of completed work, folder for submitting homework, graphing paper, straight edge

Fee: $50

Teacher: Kay Drake

Description: Through the study of Plane Geometry, students will develop logic and analytical skills. We will be using the ABeka Plane Geometry curriculum. Christian Book Distributors (Christianbook.com) had the best price for the homeschool student kit (#WW576167). It is not required to purchase the course material from this vendor. Weekly homework assignments will be given. A syllabus will be provided.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: Algebra 1

Homework: 1-2 hours

Book: See description

Supplies: Textbook, quiz/test book, separate folders for keeping track of completed work and submitting homework assignments; a geometry set that includes a straight edge, a protractor, and a compass; color pencils for labeling.

Fees: $50


Music

Teacher: Cherise Eutsler

Description: The first half of class, we will be in the classroom with music activities. We'll sing songs, play instruments, learn basic rhythms, and dance. The second half of class, we will move to the gym and participate in movement activities. This will include games, playing with a parachute, using scooter boards, and working on basic skills such as throwing and kicking a ball. We will play outside on nice days.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: none

Fee: $6


Physical Education

Teacher: Sabrina Julian

Description: PE with organized sports activities as well as health and fitness.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Athletic shoes

Fees: $5

Teacher: Voyles

Description: PE with organized sports activities as well as health and fitness.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Athletic shoes

Fees: $5

Teacher: Cory Voyles

Description: PE with organized sports activities as well as health and fitness.

Class Length: 16 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Athletic shoes

Fees: $5


Science

Teacher: Shanna Sommers

Description: We will watch 1 video of Wild Kratts and then discuss the animal the Wild Kratts discovered in the video.

Class Length: 12 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: None

Homework: none

Book: none

Supplies: 1/2" 3 ring binder, Colored Pencils, Glue Sticks, Pencils, Scissors

Fees: $5

Teacher: Rebecca Bible

Description: Little astronauts will learn the basics of out solar system through picture books, NASA videos, and hands on projects. *Older students are welcome but the class will be taught at a K-2 level*

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: None

Book: none

Supplies: Crayons, pencils, stick glue, scissors, markers

Fee: $5

Teacher: Alexis Fulton

Description: Let’s foster a love of the great outdoors! Will learn about critters, native plants, and other aspects of nature through play, exploration and experimentation.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Crayons, markers, glue, scissors and paint shirt

Fee: $7

Teacher: Rebecca Bible

Description: Students will explore the different oceans, ecosystems, and the fascinating animals in them.

*Younger and older students are welcome, but the class will be taught at a 2-4 grade level.*

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Folder and notebook specifically for this class, pencils, glue stick, scissors, crayons, markers

Fee: $5

Teacher: Chris Hutson

Description: This semester we will focus on Ecology. Some of the topics will include ecosystems and biomes, how organisms interact, biotic and abiotic factors and how energy flows in nature. There will be some live animals from time to time.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites: None

Book: None

Supplies: Folder, Pencil or Pen, Notebook Paper

Fee: $5

Teacher: Emily Jackson

Description: This is a 2 hour class. High school chemistry is designed for students who have completed Algebra I. The course will cover the fundamental aspects of chemistry such as the classification of matter, atomic structure, spectroscopy, chemical bonding, molecular geometry, physical change/chemical change, stoichiometry, solutions, ideal gases, acid/base chemistry, reduction/oxidation reactions, thermochemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, and chemical equilibrium. Weaving together concepts and their mathematical applications, the course teaches students how to think as a chemist so they can analyze the major changes that occur in matter. Topics will be introduced and taught using pre-reading assignments, in-class activities, and laboratory experiences. Knowledge and skills taught will be reinforced through weekly assignments and assessed using quizzes, mid-term and final examinations.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Homework: 4 or more hours

Prerequisites: Algebra

Book:  Discovering Design with Chemistry

Supplies: Calculator, Dedicated Binder w/ notebook paper, pencil

Fees: $60 (per student, per semester)

Teacher: Emily Jackson

Description: This is a 2 hour class. Enroll in FIRST AND SECOND hour.

High school chemistry is designed for students who have completed Algebra I. The course will cover the fundamental aspects of chemistry such as the classification of matter, atomic structure, spectroscopy, chemical bonding, molecular geometry, physical change/chemical change, stoichiometry, solutions, ideal gases, acid/base chemistry, reduction/oxidation reactions, thermochemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, and chemical equilibrium. Weaving together concepts and their mathematical applications, the course teaches students how to think as a chemist so they can analyze the major changes that occur in matter. Topics will be introduced and taught using pre-reading assignments, in-class activities, and laboratory experiences. Knowledge and skills taught will be reinforced through weekly assignments and assessed using quizzes, mid-term and final examinations.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Homework: 4 or more hours

Prerequisites: Algebra

Book: Discovering Design with Chemistry

Supplies: Calculator, Dedicated Binder w/ notebook paper, pencil

Fees: $60 (per student, per semester)

Teacher: Donna Neely

Description: This is a 2 hour class. This is a high school level detailed introduction to the physical environment and the basic laws that make it work. The fairly broad scope of this course covers topics in physics, chemistry, and earth/space science. It provides students with a solid understanding of Newton's laws, gravity, motion, weather, the solar system, atomic structure, radiation, nuclear reactions, stars, and galaxies.

There will be weekly pre-reading and homework assignments, in-class activities, as well as periodic laboratory experiments and reports. Regular tests and quizzes will be given.

Students need to have an understanding of the following math concepts: 1. How to convert measurements/units 2. Simple rearranging of equations 3. Dividing and multiplying fractions

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Homework: 4 or more hours

Prerequisites: Pre-Algebra concepts. An understanding of the following math concepts: 1. How to convert measurements/units 2. Simple rearranging of equations 3. Dividing and multiplying fractions

Book: Apologia: Exploring Creation with Physical Science-Edition 2 by Jay Wile

Supplies: Three ring binder or folder, notebook paper, calculator, Apologia Physical Science-Edition 2

Fee: $60 (per student, per semester)

Teacher: Donna Neely

Description: This is a 2 hour class. This is a high school level detailed introduction to the physical environment and the basic laws that make it work. The fairly broad scope of this course covers topics in physics, chemistry, and earth/space science. It provides students with a solid understanding of Newton's laws, gravity, motion, weather, the solar system, atomic structure, radiation, nuclear reactions, stars, and galaxies.

There will be weekly pre-reading and homework assignments, in-class activities, as well as periodic laboratory experiments and reports. Regular tests and quizzes will be given.

Students need to have an understanding of the following math concepts: 1. How to convert measurements/units 2. Simple rearranging of equations 3. Dividing and multiplying fractions

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Homework: 4 or more hours

Prerequisites: Pre-Algebra concepts. An understanding of the following math concepts: 1. How to convert measurements/units 2. Simple rearranging of equations 3. Dividing and multiplying fractions

Book: Apologia: Exploring Creation with Physical Science-Edition 2 by Jay Wile

Supplies: Three ring binder or folder, notebook paper, calculator, Apologia Physical Science-Edition 2

Fee: $60 (per student, per semester)


Social Studies & Sciences

Teacher: Penny Webster

Description: Students will read and discuss the book. Students will discuss themes, complete "Interactive Novel Logs", discuss different points of view.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites:Must be able to read on or near grade level. Also must be able to write in log and other worksheets.

Book: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Supplies: Paper, pencil, 3 ring folder/binder, Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Fees: $35

Teacher: Leah Hendershot

Description: We'll read 2 more of the "Christian Heroes: Then and Now" books, discuss and do various activities to give a well-rounded understanding of the culture, geography, history, etc where the missionaries traveled and lived.

Heroes covered and books needed this semester are: Amy Carmichael & Nate Saint (We'll study Nate Saint first.)

For each book:

1. Outside of class: Read assigned chapters and take notes on interesting points and facts that were enjoyed. There may be additional work outside of class (like an interview, make a food, etc.)

2. In class: Discuss the chapter and notes. Do a combined activity, discussion or project.

Class Length: 12 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: Ability and willingness to read 3-4 short chapters each week.

Homework: 1-2 hours

Book: Christian Heroes Then & Now: Amy Carmichael & Nate Saint

Supplies: 3-ring binder, Ticonderoga pencil & pencil sharpener.

Fee: $10

Teacher: Erica Webster

Description: This class is a continuation of fall semester Kansas History. Students will learn about Kansas becoming a state, pioneers, involvement in wars, and other movements of the 19th and 20th century as well as the branches of government.

**New students are welcome for the spring semester.**

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: None

Homework: 1-2 hours

Book: None

Supplies: 3 ring binder, pencils

Fees: $10

Teacher: Ed Blanchette

Description: This course is a continuation of our study of the Executive Branch of the United States of America; specifically of the Presidents that have served throughout our nations history. We will begin with President Grover Cleveland and will conclude with Kansas' own Dwight D. Eisenhower taking us from the 1800's to the 19th century of Presidents. Each President has had their own unique strengths and weaknesses and unique set of circumstances that characterized their term or terms in office. We hope that students will be enriched through this study to appreciate the structure of our nation's government as well as the rich heritage that this nation has afforded us.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Notebook for taking notes.

Fee: $10

Teacher: Chelsea Pulver

Description: Come experience history in a fun new way! We will be reading through one of the American Girl History books & doing projects or eating snacks from that time period.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Pencils, notebook, folder, crayons, or colored pencils

Fee: $20


Technology

Teacher: Sarah Struthers

Description: Students will have the opportunity to compete on courses designed by WSU Colleges of Engineering Shocker MINDSTORMS coaches and demonstrate what they have learned to industry professionals and WSU representatives in presentations, interviews, displays and notebooks.

Returning students will have first choice to be on the team for the Fall 2023/Spring 2014 spring semesters.

This year the class will be for a FULL YEAR with competition at Wichita State University in the spring semester.

Parent involvement will be REQUIRED.

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: Willingness to work hard and learn together as a team.

Homework: 0-30 minutes

Book: none

Supplies: Pencils and notebook paper

Fee: $35


Other

Teacher: Devon Niedens

Description: This interactive class will be all about feelings as students learn how to Recognize (name it), Regulate (feel it), and Restore (heal it) their inner life. Play-based social emotional learning (SEL) tools will help kids build emotional intelligence.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies:Pencil; markers, crayons OR colored pencils

Fee: $3

Teacher: Christin Duncan

Description: We will work on learning the basics, like days of the week, months of the year, counting, shapes, colors, letter sounds, animals, writing practice, scissor skills, etc through videos, songs, books, and activities.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Markers or crayons. Scissors.

Fee: $5

Teacher: Jessica Warren

Description: Students will have the opportunity to free play LEGO's with others in the class. We will have LEGO challenge cards if children want a challenge.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: None

Homework: None

Book: None

Supplies: None

Fees: $3

Teacher: Catherine Menefee

Description: In this class, students will play classic games like musical chairs and mad libs, while practicing social skills that support courtesy, patience, and kindness.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: None

Homework: None

Book: None

Supplies: None

Fees: $5

Teacher: Alex Willems

Description: Kids will practice coloring, cutting and gluing as we make simple crafts.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Homework: None

Prerequisites: none

Book: none

Supplies: Crayons, scissors, glue stick

Fees: $4

Teacher: Ashley Enns

Description: Be on the yearbook editor team!

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: none

Homework: none

Book: none

Supplies: Laptop computer brought to class each week and to use at home.

Fee: $2

Teacher: Jennifer Morris

Description: We play various games (board, group, and card).

Class Length: 16 weeks, year long

Prerequisites: None

Book: None

Supplies: None

Fees: None

Teacher: Nicol Ames

Description: Pre-K through 2nd graders can join together to relax, snack some, and watch a movie.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: None

Homework: None

Book: None

Supplies: None

Fees: $5

Teacher: Cherise Eutsler

Description: We'll play a variety of board games each week. As we play, we'll work on good sportsmanship, turn-taking, playing fair, etc. Occasionally, we'll have days where students can bring in their favorite games.

Class Length: 12 weeks

Prerequisites: none

Homework: none

Book: none

Supplies: none

Fee: $5

 

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