CLASS LIST UPDATES:

 Please note the following class changes: The teacher for the Yearbook class (1st period) has changed to Amber Harrison. Also, there has been a 3rd-5th grade class added to 3rd period, Hands-On Electrons taught by Angie Rickard.

 

Spring Classes run for 10 Tuesdays from January 23 to April 3, 2018.  We will not meet Tuesday, March 13 for spring break. Classes will be held at Farmington Baptist Church.

12:00 -- First Period

1:00 -- Second Period

2:00 -- Third Period

 

Sign-up day is Tuesday, January 9, 2017 at Farmington Baptist. Teachers register their children for classes at 9:30. This is only for the primary teacher of the class and not the assistants. All others register at 10:30.

 

If you are an assistant to a teacher and want your child in his/her class, you will need to work that out with the teacher of that class to sign your child up with theirs and for only that particular class. You will be able to sign your child(ren) up for their other classes at the second signup at 10:30. Also please make sure to let Stacy Foster know which class you are assisting in so that she will know to fill that particular assistant spot with your name and not someone else.

 

2018 Spring Classes

 

1st Period

 

Nursery

 

NURSERY

Ages: 6 weeks-2 y/o

Cost: Free

Description: Nursery is provided for only teacher’s and assistant’s children during the class period that they teach/assist only. Parents please provide everything your child will need, i.e. diapers, wipes, bottles, snacks, sippy cups, etc. Also, please make sure your child’s supplies, like bottles and sippy cups, are labeled with his/her name.

 

Preschool (3-5 y/o)

 

LITTLE PEOPLE PLAYTIME 

Teacher: Beverly Tedford

Age: PreK

Max: 12

Cost: $15

Description: In this class we will do a variety of activities that will include story time, music, coloring, hands-on activities with a focus on fine motor skills, and indoor play. We will also work on good character. Come join us for some fun as we interact together. 

 

THE COLORFUL WORLD OF ERIC CARLE! 

Teacher: Allison Beene

Grade: PreK

Max: 12

Cost: $25

Description: In this class, we will read different books by Eric Carle.  After reading the book & discussing it, we will do a craft/activity based on the book!  At the end of the semester, the kids will each get an Eric Carle book to take home!

 

K-2nd

 

PLAY-DOH CLUB

Teacher: Shannon Wilbanks 

Grade: K-2nd

Min: 5

Max: 10

Cost: $25

Description: Join the fun as we learn, experiment, and build our own masterpieces. Each week we will have a hands-on activity to spark every creative imagination, such as making fossils, forming letters, molding numbers, and creating a volcano. The kids will have various projects to take home and pictures of their projects will be shared at the end of the semester. 

 

Let's Learn Sign Language
Teacher: Rachel Young

Grade: K-2nd
Max: 8
Cost: $15
Description: Starting with the alphabet and building from there, your early learners will learn the basic skills of

American Sign Language. Each class time, we will work on the foundations of this second language with projects that reinforce the alphabet, animals, emotions, and other words students will learn.

 

TREK ACROSS THE CONTINENTS
Teachers: Andrea Martindale 

Grade: K-2nd

Max: 10

Cost: $20
Description: Join us in a journey across the seven continents. Each class we will discover a different continent and explore landscapes, climates, and cultures along the way. We will also learn about the oceans that we have to cross on our journey.

 

Kindergarten

 

MULTISENSORY/DEVELPMENTAL MATH FOR KINDERGARTEN
Teacher: Melody Whitfield 
Age/Grade: (Kindergarten *ages vary I know, but this will especially benefit children who are needing to be prepared for Kindergarten the following year OR struggling in Kindergarten with certain math concepts) *ages may include older PreK to struggling 1st grader. 
Min: 4

Max: 8
Cost: $35
Description: This Systematic, Multisensory approach that emphasizes and helps support the language/mental processing necessary to encourage the developmental Pre-Skills for a child to achieve academic success with concrete to abstract math concepts. 

Concepts* covered in 10 weeks: Numeracy (If time allows, Number Stories), Geometry/Sorting, Comparison, measurement, Telling Time, some Money.

*Concepts taught based on teacher's clinical observation of class/individual child's absorption of information and on a 10 wk schedule. 

 

3rd to 5th

 

HEROES OF AMERICA

Teacher: Alisha McCarter

Grade: 3rd-5th

Min: 6

Max: 12

Cost: $20

Who invented the Model T? Who is credited as America’s first flag maker? Who wrote and published Poor Richard’s Almanack? Who created the American Red Cross? Come join the fun as we discover these answers and many more. We will also discuss numerous inventions and create a timeline to keep it all in perspective. Each student will compile a notebook with a timeline and facts from the weekly studies to bring home. We will try to incorporate as many fun facts, games, activities, etc. as possible to keep the class interesting and challenging.

 

CSI: THE EXPERIENCE

FORENSIC SCIENCE

Teacher: Amy Bonds

Grades: 3rd-5th

Min: 4

Max: 20

Cost: $30.00 

Description: Explore the world of Crime Scene Forensic Science. Each week uncover a new crime and help solve the case using your inner scientist skills. 

4th-6th

 

BASKETBALL

Teacher: Rachel Gould

Grade: 4th-6th

Max: 12

Cost: $20

Description: We will be learning basic skills, practicing those skills and will be doing some scrimmaging.

 

 

 

5th to 8th

 

KEYBOARDING  

Teacher: Jackie Johnson  

Grade: 5-8 

Min: 3 

Max:  10 

Cost:  $20.00 

Description: Teaching basic keyboarding skills using the touch-typing method.  This class will require work inside and outside of the classroom. Students will also need to bring a laptop to class and have internet access outside of class.  Each class session will teach various keys and hand positions as well as practicing.  When outside of the classroom, each student will login to their student portal (online) for mastering these keyboarding skills.  The student portal is where I will be able to grade each student on their accuracy, speed and completion of all typing tests.  *You will receive credit for keyboarding to fulfill graduation requirements.   

*If your child does not have access to a laptop that he/she could bring to class please email me j.jackie25@yahoo.com before class sign ups to see what we could do.   I do have a couple I could bring, but it would be on a first come basis and only to be used during class.  They would still have to have access to a computer outside of class.    

 

6th to 8th

 

ART IN FOCUS
Teacher:  Christy Burcham
Grade:  6th-8th
Max: 5
Cost:  $50
Description: We will be discussing different artists from different time periods each week.  (These will be different from the 10 we studied last semester.) Each student will also work on painting one large canvas.  We will spend time on the canvas each week building on our work as we go.  The materials will be provided.  At the end of the 10 week semester each student will have received a handout on the artists discussed and they will have completed one large painting.  Come focus with us! 

 

VETERINARIAN SCIENCE AND BASIC PET CARE 

Teacher: Crystal Spears

Grade: 6th-8th

Min: 4

Max: 20

Cost: $30.00
Description: In this class, we will delve into what it takes to become a veterinarian, as well as learn the basics of pet care, including grooming, animal CPR, obedience training and more.

 

9th-12th

 

YEARBOOK STAFF

Teacher: Amber Harrison
Grades: 9-12
Minimum: 5
Maximum: 10
Cost: $15
Description: We will be putting the 2017-2018 yearbook together. Students will be selling ads, designing pages, and learning how to use the online program used to create the yearbook.  *Students are asked to bring a laptop if possible*

 

DAVE RAMSAY’S FOUNDATION IN PERSONAL FINANCE: High School Edition (2 semester course) 

Teacher: Michelle Rainey

Grade: 9th-12th (RETURNING STUDENTS ONLY)

Min: 5 

Cost: Cost was covered in the fall

* You will receive 1/2 credit for Personal Finance (TN requirement) and1/2 credit for Economics (MS and TN requirement) to fulfill graduation requirements.

 Description: Welcome to a class that is going to give you a head start on your future! Learning how to manage your money is one of the most important skills you can have. Why? Because your financial decisions will have long-term consequences, either good or bad. We’ll give you the tools and knowledge that will help you win with money right from the start. When it comes to your financial future, we want you to aim high and dream big. There’s a lot to learn, so let’s get started!

 

PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD

Teacher: Sarah Stamps 

Grade: 9th-12th

Max: 15 

Cost: $30. 

Description: The focus of this class is to explore the people around the world.  Each week there will be a new country. The students will take a look at the country, its geographical location, learn fun facts, and explore the way the people live. We will discuss how it’s the same and or different than our culture.  

 

11th-12th

 

COLLEGE READY!

Teacher: Ginger Turner

Grade: 11th-12th

Max: 20

Cost: $15

Description: We will walk through the steps to prepare for college enrollment. Topics we will cover include:

ACT Registration/Testing (We will not be taking practice tests due to time restraint, but we will be covering the steps for registration as well as other important info about the ACT.)

Scholarship Search and Application

College Application Process

FAFSA Completion

 

Mamas

 

TRIM HEALTHY MAMA 

Teacher: Bevin Wilder

Age/grade: Moms only

Max: 20

Cost: $30 ($10 if you already own the THM Plan book)

Description: I am NOT leading this class because I have this system down; I’m doing this because I need some accountability!!! I’m also doing this because I believe strongly that this way of eating is the key to healthy living for me, and I know there are several of us Eagle moms who have “dabbled” in it but need a little more structure and guidance to implement it well. The very basic gist of the plan is eating whole foods, no sugar or white stuff, and separating healthy fat meals (keto-type eating) and healthy carb meals (low fat eating) while always including appropriate protein. We’ll be reading through the plan book using a discussion guide intended for church study groups. I’ll also be bringing occasional samples of products to let you try them, and I’ll place bulk orders as desired to allow us to share in some shipping expenses. Get more information at www.trimhealthymama.com.

 

2nd Period

 

Nursery

 

NURSERY

Ages: 6 weeks-2 y/o

Cost: Free

Description: Nursery is provided for only teacher’s and assistant’s children during the class period that they teach/assist only. Parents please provide everything your child will need, i.e. diapers, wipes, bottles, snacks, sippy cups, etc. Also, please make sure your child’s supplies, like bottles and sippy cups, are labeled with his/her name.

 

Preschool (3-5 y/o)

 

COUNTING WITH PLAYDOUGH 

Teacher: Beverly Tedford

Age: PreK

Max: 10

Cost: $15

Description: We will be using playdough as a fun and interesting way to count and learn. I will introduce small concepts of math such as addition and subtraction. We will be doing other hands-on activities using playdough for the first half of the class. The last half we will have time for play and social interaction.

 

WHO ARE OUR COMMUNITY HELPERS?
Teacher:  Nicole McQuary
Age:  PreK
Max: 8
Cost:  $15
Description:  This class will be a fun class learning about all types of community helpers such as policemen, firemen, doctors, mailmen, teachers, etc.  We will explore what each community helper does and why they are so important.   There will be activities to teach us about each community helper and of course crafts.  Our last class will be a fun day to dress up as our favorite community helper.

 

K-2nd

 

CREATURES: GREAT AND SMALL

Teacher: Alisha McCarter

Grade: K-2nd

Min: 6

Max: 12

Cost: $20

Description: Creepy, crawly bugs; giant mammals; beautiful birds; fuzzy pandas; and slinky, scaly snakes are just a few of God’s amazing creatures that we will be studying. Each child will be encouraged to bring insects to class for our insect collection that will be displayed at spring creation. A notebook of fun facts and worksheets will be compiled for each child to bring home when the class is finished. Come join this fun adventure!

 

ROCKIN RECESS

Teacher: Brandi Nowell

Grade: K-2nd 

Max: 10 

Cost: $15 

Description: Join us as we learn to play recess games in Rockin Recess!  Relay races, the Crab Crawl, Red Rover and more will be on the list to play. This will be a high energy class for boys and girls that enjoy playing games with others!

 

K-3rd

 

SHOW AND TELL
Teacher: Karla Massengill
Grade: K-3rd
Min: 4

Max: 8
Cost: $15
Description: Introduction to public speaking for kids. The first week we will just introduce ourselves (no item necessary).  From there, we will have a different theme each week such as, “My Pet,” “Favorite Pastime,” “My Family,” etc. Different items can be brought in like pictures or toys. I want to use this class to encourage kids to be comfortable talking to a group by using some of their favorite subjects.

 

2nd-3rd

 

CRAFTS FOR SHARING
Teachers: Elizabeth West 

Grade: 2nd -3rd grade
Min: 4

Max: 10
Cost: $20
Description: Children will be making fun Christian crafts purchased through Oriental Trading Company. The idea is for each child to give away the crafts each week to brighten someone’s day and share the love of Jesus with them.

 

3rd-5th

 

SHOW ME THE MONEY! 

Teacher: Amy Bonds

Grades: 3rd-5th

Min: 4

Max: 20

Cost: $20.00

Description: Earn “class dollars” each week while developing an understanding of checking and savings accounts, investments, assets, and liabilities. 

(class dollars will be redeemable at the class store only)

 

TREK ACROSS THE CONTINENTS
Teachers: Andrea Martindale

Grade: 3rd-5th 

Max: 10

Cost: $20
Description: Join us in a journey across the seven continents. Each class we will discover a different continent and explore landscapes, climates, and cultures along the way. We will also learn about the oceans that we have to cross on our journey.

3rd-8th

 

JV CHEER
Teacher: Rachel Young

Grade: 3rd-8th (RETURNING CHEERLEADERS ONLY)
Description: Students will continue to learn basic cheerleading skills such as motions, jumps, and beginner level stunts. In addition, students will learn cheers and chants that they will perform at JV BB games and the pep rally this session.

 

4th to 8th

 

RAG QUILT CLASS, TAKE 2! 

Teacher: Allison Beene

Grade: 4th-8th grade

Max: 8

Cost: $35

Description: For this sewing class we're going to make a rag quilt, start to finish!  All course work will be done in class & w/ sewing machines.  We will pick fabric the 1st week, work on a lay-out, & go over some basic sewing skills.  The 2nd week we will start sewing fabric!  These will be throw quilt size again.

 

6th to 8th

 

DISSECTION 101 

Teacher: Kristen Lothenore

Grade:  6th-8th              

Class Min: 4

Class Max: 10

Class Cost: $55

Description: Have you ever wanted to take a closer look at the inside of a frog? Or cut open a sheep’s heart to learn about how the blood flows? Ever wondered how a starfish eats? Then this class is for you! Join me as we take a look at 8 different specimens throughout the 10 week course. Course includes (per student): a 17-piece advanced dissection tool set, 8 large preserved specimens (frog, perch, grasshopper, crayfish, earthworm, clam, starfish, and sheep heart), a reusable dissecting pan, and illustrated dissection guides for each of the specimens. 

 

HOW DOES THAT WORK??? 

Teacher: Sarah Stamps

Grade: 6th-8th 

Max 15 

Cost: $30 

Description: The focus of this class is to explore the way things work.  We will explore items around us in greater detail. We will try to answer the how, when, where, and why things work. For example, popcorn... it’s so tasty but how does a simple grain of corn turn into a fluffy delicious morsel???  We will take a look at the chemical reaction that makes this possible. Each week there will be a new item to investigate.  

 

STRING ART

Teacher: Nicky Hart

Grade 6th-8th Girls

Min: 5 

Max: 12

Cost $30 

Description: Learn how to create beautiful wall hangings by hammering nails into wood and threading string through and around each nail to make a colorful outline.  We will have several different projects. 

 

6th to 12th

 

BASIC MARTIAL ARTS 

Teacher: Tom Harrington

Grade: 6th-12th (RETURNING STUDENTS FIRST AND THEN NEW STUDENTS IF SPACE ALLOWS)

Max: 12

Cost: $10

Description: The class will be basic martial arts with an emphasis on self discipline and de-escalation skills with non-lethal intervention. Will teach children to defend themselves and others if need be, only in situations where it is absolutely necessary.  

 

9th-12th

 

KEYBOARDING 

Teacher: Jackie Johnson   

Grade: 9-12 

Min: 3 

Max:  10 

Cost:  $20.00 

Description: Teaching basic keyboarding skills using the touch-typing method.  This class will require work inside and outside of the classroom. Students will also need to bring a laptop to class and have internet access outside of class.  Each class session will teach various keys and hand positions as well as practicing.  When outside of the classroom, each student will login to their student portal (online) for mastering these keyboarding skills.  The student portal is where I will be able to grade each student on their accuracy, speed and completion of all typing tests.  *You will receive credit for keyboarding to fulfill graduation requirements.   

*If your child does not have access to a laptop that he/she could bring to class please email me j.jackie25@yahoo.com before class sign ups too see what we could do.   I do have a couple I could bring, but it would be on a first come basis and only to be used during class.  They would still have to have access to a computer outside of class.   

 

NEED TO KNOW LIFE SKILLS 101 

Teacher: Heather Underwood

Grade” 9th-12th

Min: 5 

Max: 10

Cost: $60

Description: 

Balance Checkbook

Write checks, pay bills, make deposits

Sew a button, fix a hem, iron, do laundry, tie a tie, change diaper

Etiquette 

Address envelopes, write letters, and thank you notes, write resume 

Make appointments, phone etiquette

Home improvements

Fix sheetrock hole, wire a light switch, change air filter

Simple first aid, Heimlich maneuver, read medicine labels

Change a tire, check tire pressure, jump off car, change oil, change windshield wipers

How to grocery shop, make omelets, plan meals, grill with charcoal, build a camp fire

Shop for groceries and cook a meal.

We will have a field trip to grocery store and grill a meal with the groceries we buy.

We will have outside guests coming to demonstrate and help with different things.  

 

 

10th-12th

 

JOB SEEKERS

Teacher: Ginger Turner

Grade: 10th-12th

Max: 18

Cost: $15

Description:  For students who are interested in summer or part-time employment, we will:

Explore opportunities for employment

Complete sample job applications

Write a resume’

Recognize and strengthen employability skills

Develop interview skills

Participate in mock interview

 

ALL AGES

 

CHESS I

Teacher: Bro. Warren Jones

Grade: All

Max: 12

Cost: $20

Description: This class is designed for anyone interested in learning about chess. Bro. Warren is a longtime supporter of our group, and we welcome him back as the children learn the fundamentals of a challenging and rewarding game. 

 

3rd Period

 

Nursery

 

NURSERY

Ages: 6 weeks-2 y/o

Cost: Free

Description: Nursery is provided for only teacher’s and assistant’s children during the class period that they teach/assist only. Parents please provide everything your child will need, i.e. diapers, wipes, bottles, snacks, sippy cups, etc. Also, please make sure your child’s supplies, like bottles and sippy cups, are labeled with his/her name.

 

Preschool (3-5 y/o)

 

STORY TIME WITH CLIFFORD

Teacher: Nicki Hart

Min: 5

Max: 12

Cost: $15 

Description: Come join us as we hear stories about Clifford the Big Red Dog.   Each week we will have a story about Clifford and a craft (if time permits) to go along with the story.  We will have snacks some weeks. 

 

FUN WITH DR. SUESS
Teacher:  Nicole McQuary
Age:  Preschool
Max: 8
Cost:  $15

Description:  Who doesn't love Dr. Seuss?  Each Tuesday we will read a different Dr. Seuss book.  We will then have learning activities that will go along with each book.  And what would a preschool class be without crafts?  Also, we will have lots of fun celebrating Dr. Seuss week this semester.  

 

K-2nd

 

ANIMALS ON THE ARK 

Teacher: Magan Bostick

Grade: K-2nd

Min: 3

Max: 12 

Cost: $20

Description: Come explore the Ark and discover how it was built by God’s instructions, the animals he brought on board, and the meaning of the rainbow! We will make crafts, read stories, and dive into life on the ark!

 

GAMES AROUND THE WORLD 

Teacher: Sarah Stamps 

Grade: K-2nd 

Max 15 

Cost: $30  

Description: The focus of this class is to learn about different countries through child’s play.   In this class the children will be learning about different countries, cultures, and how the children of the world play. Each week they will learn a new game to play from the given country, learn a few facts, and locate it on the globe/map.  

1st-3rd

 

THE PRESIDENTS
Teacher: Thealeshia Russell
Grade: 1
st-3rd
Max: 8
Cost: $20
Description: In this class we will learn our presidents, the presidents that are on money, and lots of fun facts about our presidents, like the things they enjoyed and stories of their time in office.

 

3rd-5th 

 

LOVE IS IN THE HAIR

Teachers: Shannon Wilbanks 

Grade: 3rd-5th Girls

Min: 4

Max: 8

Cost: $25

Description: Having fun just being girls! We will be learning to do different hairstyles, from playtime ponytails to princess updos. At the end of this semester you will take home everything you will need to fix that hairstyle that makes you beYOUtiful! Items will include brush, mirror, ponytail holders, pins, hairspray, and a binder of the hairstyles we learned in class. Each girl will be provided with her own brush to use during the class. 

 

FUN WITH SCIENCE! 

Teacher: Stephanie Simpson

Grades: 3rd-5th

Min: 2

Max:10

Cost: $40

Description: Let's find out how fun science can be through lots of fascinating experiments! Each week we will discover the secrets of science through several hands-on experiments. The areas of science we will explore are astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, physics, and weather! If you'd like to learn more about gravity and how it works, the water cycle and its affect on plants, how to make slime, identify types of rocks, and what makes thunder, then this is the class for you!   

 

HANDS-ON ELECTRONS

Teacher: Angie Rickard

Grade: 3rd-5th
Minimum: 2

Maximum: 8

Cost: $28.00

Description: What is energy? How does electric energy work? Students will learn these concepts and build electrical circuits using Snap Circuits Kits. They will become HANDS-ON ELECTRONS familiar with a variety of electrical components and vocabulary while building different electric circuits. This hands-on learning will engage and reinforce what they have learned. The cost includes a Snap Circuits Kit for each student to take home at the last class. 

 

3rd to 6th

 

NATURAL LIVING

Teacher: Jennifer Newsom

Grades: 3rd-6th

Min:3

Max: 10 

Cost per student: occasional supplies that can be found mostly at the Dollar Tree (list will be sent home each week there is a project the following week)

Description: The class will cover areas such as hospitality & service, "green" cleaning that is safe for kids, "green" gifting for holiday's/birthday's, etc., recycling, upcycling, and keeping a natural home. 

 

6th to 8th

 

COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD

Teacher: Donna Miles
Min: 5
Max: 15
Cost $15.00
Description: Communities around the world introduces young people to other young people from Tanzania, Nicaragua and India.  Using a DVD and study guide we will think about what makes a community, how communities structure themselves and how geography affects community.  Through various activities we will better understand how we make communities a better place to live.

 

6th-9th

 

JV VOLLEYBALL

Teacher: Laura Dobbs

Grades: 6th-9th (RETURNING PLAYERS ONLY)

Cost: None for this semester

Description: This is for a competitive girls' volleyball team that plays games against other schools in late November/December through February. Games are usually once per month (maybe twice) in a Saturday round-robin tournament. A second practice during the week will probably be scheduled as we get close to games. We practice for 2 hours on Tuesday from 2:00-4:00 at Trinity Pres gym on North Harper. Girls can catch a ride to practice with me from Farmington, if needed. Call me for more information and to let me know you are thinking about your daughter playing: Laura Dobbs 662.808.6622. Uniform fees are separate from this class cost.

 

7th to 9th

 

BASKETBALL CLASS 

Grades: 7th-9th
Teacher: Valinda Williford

Min: None
Max: 12

Cost: $10
Description: This boys only basketball class is for any boy in the 7
th-9th grade. We will be scrimmaging some, but we will also be learning dribbling and shooting skills. So, come out and get some exercise as we learn this fun sport.

 

6th to 12th

 

VICTUS STUDY SKILL SYSTEM

Teacher: Bevin Wilder
Grade: 6th – 12th
Min: 5  

Max: 16
Cost per student: $35 for first student, $30 for each additional student in a family

Description: From the website www.studyskillssystem.org (please visit for more details!), “Studying is something all students are expected to do, but seldom are they afforded the opportunity to learn to perform this important task. Students try harder but with few results, once again proving that zeal without knowledge is not good.

Victus Study Skills System is a systems approach to study, not just isolated skills and individual components to be mastered, but rather a way of thinking about study.

Some topics included are:

instruction in organization and time management

motivation and goal setting

note taking and test taking

reading with better comprehension and efficiency and other areas related to improving study habits and increasing learning.

 

9th to 12th

 

BASIC CONSTRUCTION AND CONSTRUCTION DETAILS 

Teacher: Gerald Sellers

Grade: 9th-12th

Min: 5

Max: 10

Cost: $30

Description: Students will learn the basics of constructing small structures. We will also look at construction detail design and implementation. 

There will be hands on work as well as classroom discussions. 

 

DISSECTION 101 

Teacher: Kristen Lothenore

Grade:  9th-12th               

Class Min: 4

Class Max: 10

Class Cost: $55

Description: Have you ever wanted to take a closer look at the inside of a frog? Or cut open a sheep’s heart to learn about how the blood flows? Ever wondered how a starfish eats? Then this class is for you! Join me as we take a look at 8 different specimens throughout the 10 week course. Course includes (per student): a 17-piece advanced dissection tool set, 8 large preserved specimens (frog, perch, grasshopper, crayfish, earthworm, clam, starfish, and sheep heart), a reusable dissecting pan, and illustrated dissection guides for each of the specimens. 

 

10th-12th

 

ACT PREP

Teacher: Amy Claunch

Grade: 10th-12th

Min: 5

Max: 15

Cost: $30

Description: Spring is coming and with it comes the dread of taking the ACT for many students. In this class, we will be using The Official ACT Prep Guide, 2018, to prepare for this imposing test that is required for all students to enter college and, depending on the score, can help students qualify for scholarships. Using this comprehensive prep guide book, we will discuss effective test-taking strategies and tips for boosting your score on the tests. We will also be taking practice tests and learning valuable advice from the experts on preparing both mentally and physically so you can manage anxiety and be fully confident on test day. The ACT is different from other standardized tests in that it tests your accumulated skills and knowledge. Because of this, sheer memorization and vocabulary lists are unproductive prep strategies. This class will help you be prepared for ACT test day. Cost of class covers the cost for each student to have his/her own copy of the prep book. 

*****Students will need a scientific calculator (that they know how to use) for the practice math test in this class and for taking the actual ACT. Please refer to act.org to find out which ones are acceptable for use before buying one. 

 

ALL AGES

 

CHESS II

Teacher: Bro. Warren Jones

Grade: All 

Max: 12

Cost: $20

Description:  This class is designed for anyone interested in learning about chess. Bro. Warren is a longtime supporter of our group, and we welcome him back as the children learn the fundamentals of a challenging and rewarding game.