Below is our class listing for the coming Fall 2021 semester!! Class signups are Tuesday, August 31, and classes will be held for 10 Tuesdays this fall beginning on September 14. Eagle Membership is required before class registration can be completed.

2021 Fall Enrichment Class Listing

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2021 FALL CLASSES

Final Version, updated 8/25/21

1st PERIOD (11:00-12:00)

PREK-K

PE/PLAYTIME

Teacher: Sherry Holt

Grade: PreK-K

Min: 5

Max: 15

Cost: Free

Description: Enjoy a variety of games and free playtime in the gym. Please wear tennis shoes and bring a drink.

THE LEARNING LAB 1 Teacher: Stacey Posey Grade: PreK-K

Min: 4

Max: 15

Cost: $25

Description: In our busy little class we will have a lot of fun playing, singing, and learning! This class will start with the little ones playing at "stations" (also called centers) then we will have circle time and together work on learning the days of the week. We will spend the last half of class working on small motor skills by making cute crafts and using playdoh. We will work up to using scissors. The last part of class will be a snack break. For snack break, every child will be assigned to bring the whole class bottled water and a snack. You will get an email or text on what date you are responsible and allergies of any kids. Your child can also do Learning Lab 2 where we will continue working on similar, but different skills.

1ST-3RD

CRAFTY KIDS

Teacher: Faith Patterson

Grade: 1st-3rd

Max: 15

Cost: $15

Description: We will be making fun crafts this semester and exercising our fine motor skills. We will read a few books to go along with our crafts and will have snacks each day. Smocks will be provided to protect clothing from all of our messy fun, but I still suggest wearing play clothes!

DR. SUESS ON THE LOOSE Teacher: Elizabeth West Grade: 1st-3rd

Max: 20

Cost: $20

Description: Come join the fun as we explore the wonderful and wacky world of Dr. Seuss! Each week a different Dr. Seuss book will be read and accompanied by various fun crafts, games, and learning activities.

4TH-6TH

BASIC MARTIAL ARTS AND SELF DEFENSE Teacher: Tom Harrington

Grade: 4th-6th

Max: 20

Cost: $10

Description: Teacher will work on the basic skills in martial arts for proper technique in basic self-defense. Self-defense techniques will be taught in an age-appropriate manner with experience taken into consideration. Some verbal instruction will also be given on the use of verbal and non-verbal de-escalation techniques before the use of physical force when possible.

 

THINK! TEAM BUILDING CHALLENGE Teacher: Amy Claunch

Grade: 4th-6th

Max: 25

Cost: $10

Description: Building, problem solving, developing teamwork. Each week students will receive building materials and an assignment of what to build with the materials. No specific instructions of HOW to do it will be given. Students will have to flex their brain muscles in order to complete the assigned constructions.

7TH-8TH

BLOOD, SNOT, AND TEARS Teacher: Cathi Heath Grade: 7th-8th

Max: 25

Cost: $15

Description: How much blood do you have in your body? How much can you stand to lose? Can any organ in your body regenerate? What is the largest organ? Why is snot different colors? We will answer all this and more as we dive into God's perfect design. Each organ will be studied while having fun with coloring diagrams, games, and trivia: at the same time we will discuss how best to care for these organs.

7TH-12TH

LIFE SKILLS

Teacher: Allison Beene

Grade: 7th-12th

Max: 25

Cost: $15

Description: Life skills are important! They play a major role in how we function in society. Teenagers need to learn skills to prepare for taking care of themselves, their homes & cars, finances. In this class we will learn some skills such as how to balance a checkbook; fill out applications; iron a dress shirt; plan a menu, make a grocery list, & follow recipes; basic housekeeping & car maintenance skills. It's easy to get caught up in the core subjects but life skills are important, too!

9TH-12TH

ART 1

Teacher: Tori Cromeans Grade: 9th-12th

Min: 2

Max: 15

Cost: $10

Description: Art 1

DAVE RAMSEY’S FOUNDATION IN PERSONAL FINANCE: High School Edition (2 semester course) Teacher: Heather Underwood

Grade: 9th-12th

Max: 20

Cost: $60 (Cost covers student workbook and materials for both fall and spring semesters)

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!

is an introduction to art through a multi-media experience. Students will learn and apply the elements and

principles of design to produce creative art projects that reflect their understanding of these concepts.

 

2ND PERIOD (12:00-1:00)

PREK-K

CRAFTY KIDS

Teacher: Faith Patterson

Grade: Pre-K-K

Max: 15

Cost: $15

Description: We will be making fun crafts this semester and exercising our fine motor skills. We will read a few books to go along with our crafts and will have snacks each day. Smocks will be provided to protect clothing from all of our messy fun, but I still suggest wearing play clothes!

THE LEARNING LAB 2 Teacher: Stacey Posey Grade: PreK-K

Min: 4

Max: 15

Cost: $25

Description: In our second hour, we will welcome new friends coming in and continue with our singing, playing, and learning. First, the little ones can play at "stations" (also called centers) while some change classes. We will have circle time next and sing a fun song. During this time, we will talk about ourselves and ways we are similar and different. We will spend the last half of class at the tables learning to recognize our name and the letters in our name by using bingo dotters, playdoh, paper scraps, etc. We will not have a snack break for this class.

1ST-3RD

PE

Teacher: Branden and Aaron Haumesser

Grade: 1st-3rd

Max: 20

Cost: $10

Description: We'll be playing all sorts of games to get you moving! Cost is to cover water bottles, snacks, and some fun supplies!

SHOW AND TELL

Teacher: Karla Massengill

Grade: 1st-3rd

Min: 5

Max: 15

Cost: FREE

Description: Fun way to introduce kids to public speaking! We will learn basics about giving speeches and the different types of speeches. We will have different topics like favorite toy, my pet, my family, etc. Our first week will be introducing ourselves. No snacks provided. If the class is full, we may have to let half the class share one week and half the next.

4TH-6TH

ROAD TRIP USA PART 1 (Geography) Teacher: Jennifer Newsom

Grade: 4th-6th

Min: 5

Max: 20

Cost: $5

Description: What better way to learn than a Road Trip across the United States! As we travel, we will stumble upon famous landmarks and historical figures, US presidents, pioneers, Native Americans, and the Westward expansion. We will have fun learning geographical locations, state symbols, and more. We will try out different foods and recipes if time allows, as well as participate in hands-on arts and crafts about the states we are visiting.

 

METEOROLOGY SCIENCE Teacher: Allison Beene Grade: 4th-6th

Max: 25

Cost: $15

Description: Young meteorologists can learn all about weather, hands-on! There will be science projects, activities, &

crafts. Every week will bring new information on everything from climates to how rain happens & different ways to measure weather!

7TH-8TH

INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH Teacher: Shannon Pannell Grade: 7th-8th

Min: 10

Max: 25 Cost: $5 Description:

This class has all the themes from our mini semester, plus many more! Come pave the way for a lifelong study of this beautiful language.

7TH-12TH

CHESS

Teacher: Caleb Sheets

Grade: 7th-12th

Min: 6

Max: 18

Cost: $10

Description: Get to know the very basics of chess and some tactics that you will use nearly every game. This class is aimed at beginners to teach them core concepts. The main focus will be on playing the game of chess, making mistakes, and learning from those mistakes!

9TH-12TH

INTRODUCTION TO THE MEDICAL FIELD (2 Semester Class) Teacher: Cathi Heath

Grade: 9th-12th

Max: 20

Cost: $30 (Covers both semesters)

Description: This class is for those considering entering the medical field. The roles of multiple disciplines will be explored including nursing, x-ray, lab, RT/PT/ST/OT, etc. Students will learn how to take vital signs and how to take care of a patient in the bed. We will begin studying each major system of the body with associated diseases and treatments which will continue next semester in Part 2. Fee covers both semesters and includes BP cuff and stethoscope.

THE MYSTERY OF LYLE AND LOUISE: A Course in Forensic Entomology Teacher: Kristen Lothenore

Grade: 9th-12th

Min: 10

Max: 15

Cost: $25

Description: A double homicide has occurred in a remote fishing cabin in the woods, and it’s up to you to find the hidden truth and solve the case! Students will solve several fictional mysteries while learning about real forensic processes and analyses. During the 10 weeks, students will analyze and trace evidence collected from the crime scenes and use scientific inquiry to solve the case. Students will learn to perform blood splatter analysis, fingerprint analysis, bite marks analysis, glass fragment identification, and more.

Bienvenidos estudiantes! This Introduction to Spanish class will focus on a different theme every week. From food

and travel to books and movies, we’ll learn vocabulary and basic phrases through games and interactive activities.

 

11TH-12TH

ADVANCED COMMUNICATION SERIES (2 semester class) Teacher: Bevin Wilder

Grade: 11th-12th

Min: 4

Max:15

Cost: $40 (covers both semesters)

Description: This Institute for Excellence in Writing class is for upper-level high school students who are very comfortable writing essays using the basic essay model and have some experience conducting research for writing with documentation. This is not a beginning writing class, but more of a college prep class.

By the end of this course a student should be able to:

*Understand the difference between a traditional thesis statement and a persuasive statement *Write a persuasive essay

*Present a persuasive speech

*Take notes from both written and spoken sources using the Tree and Branch method *Organize and write a college level paper

*Consider how to write for individual professors

*Document research using MLA citation methods

*Plan and implement proofreading a paper

3RD PERIOD (1:00-2:00)

PREK-K

MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE Teacher: Erin Shoup Grade: PreK-K

Max: 15

Cost: $10

Description: Let’s make a joyful noise together as we learn, play and sing fun songs. We will make our very own musical instruments to take home. We will “play to our own beat” with lots of different musical instruments and sing loads of fun songs. This class will be loads of noisy fun.

LET’S SHAPE IT UP, COLORS & MORE Teacher: Beverly Tedford

Grade: PreK-K

Max: 14

Cost: $10

Description: In this class we will be doing a variety of activities. We will practice learning shapes, counting, colors, and hands on activities. Come join me for some fun as we learn.

1ST-3RD

TEN FOR HIM (a loving and fun look at the ten commandments) Teacher: Christy B. Burcham

Grade: 1st-3rd

Max: 20

Cost: $10

Description: An introduction to God's top 10! This class will incorporate games, crafts, songs, Bible memorization, and snacks with the study of God's ten commandments. It is the goal of this class to see children recognize how great and good God is and how precious we each are to Him. Love God and Love Others will be our theme. So, come help us play, make, sing, and learn about God's top 10!

WHO IS THAT GROOVY BLUE CAT? Teacher: Allison Beene

 

Grade: 1st-3rd

Cost: $15

Max: 20

Description: The groovy blue cat is Pete the Cat! Every week we will read a new Pete the Cat book. crafts or projects to go along with each week's book. Lots of fun for every little reader!

4TH-6TH

We'll play games or do

ART

Teacher: Courtney Branham

Grade: 4th-6th

Max: 15

Cost: $35

Description: More detail painting than the younger class. Students will describe something (like lake with a sunset, etc.) and we will see how each child interprets it in their own way. Only requirement for class is kids wear an old shirt or something to cover good clothes.

ORGANIC GARDENING Teacher: Anna Helton Grade: 4th-6th

Max: 20

Cost: $20

Description: Welcome to organic gardening and foraging! In this class, we will be getting our hands dirty planting and maintaining vegetable and flower plants while incorporating completely organic practices. We will then hit the grounds and forage for God’s gift of wild edibles! Don’t worry, we will not be taste testing. Only learning wild, local plants and how to spot them.

THINK! TEAM BUILDING CHALLENGE Teacher: Amy Claunch

Grade: 4th-6th

Max: 25

Cost: $10

Description: Building, problem solving, developing teamwork. Each week students will receive building materials and an assignment of what to build with the materials. No specific instructions of HOW to do it will be given. Students will have to flex their brain muscles in order to complete the assigned constructions.

7th-8th

THE FALLACY DETECTIVE (LOGIC) Teacher: Jennifer Newsom Grade: 7th-8th

Min: 5

Max: 20

Cost: $5-Please bring a notebook and pencil (The Fallacy Detective book is optional for home use and can be found on Amazon) Description: Learn how to spot bad reasoning and avoid fallacies in your own reasoning. Pick out propaganda techniques often used by advertisers and politicians. Increase your critical thinking and ability to debate without falling into a fallacy trap.

6th-12th

VOLLEYBALL

Teacher: Ashley Brown

Grade: 6th-12th girls only

Max: None

Cost: $10

Description: For anyone that is new to volleyball or interested in playing in the future. We will learn the basics of the game, some drills, and possibly scrimmage with the 2021-2022 JV volleyball girls the last class.

 

7th-12th

BASIC MARTIAL ARTS AND SELF DEFENSE Teacher: Tom Harrington

Grade: 7th-12th

Max: 20

Cost: $10

Description: Teacher will work on the basic skills in martial arts for proper technique in basic self-defense. Self-defense techniques will be taught in an age-appropriate manner with experience taken into consideration. Some verbal instruction will also be given on the use of verbal and non-verbal de-escalation techniques before the use of physical force when possible.

9th-12th

THE MYSTERY OF LYLE AND LOUISE: A Course in Forensic Entomology Teacher: Kristen Lothenore

Grade: 9th-12th

Min: 10

Max: 15

Cost: $25

Description: A double homicide has occurred in a remote fishing cabin in the woods, and it’s up to you to find the hidden truth and solve the case! Students will solve several fictional mysteries while learning about real forensic processes and analyses. During the 10 weeks, students will analyze and trace evidence collected from the crime scenes and use scientific inquiry to solve the case. Students will learn to perform blood splatter analysis, fingerprint analysis, bite marks analysis, glass fragment identification, and more.

ROAD MAP TO ACHIEVING YOUR DREAMS Teacher: Michal Ann Spencer

Grade: 9th-12th

Max: 25

Cost: Free

Description: Pat Williams, co-founder of Orlando Magic leads us through 10 valuable lessons on discovering our dreams and how to achieve them. How to overcome fear and other obstacles that Satan uses to discourage us and make us quit. We will dive into this book with lecture, discussion, and occasional videos.

4TH PERIOD (2:00-3:00)

PREK-K

BOOK CLUB BUDDIES

Teachers: Katelyn Emerson and Anna Hardin

Ages: PreK-K

Max: 15

Cost: $12

Description: Hey mamas! Is your little one always asking to read “just one more story” before bed? Then this is the class for them! Each week we will go on an adventure through reading a new book and then talk about it with all our new buddies. We will also have a snack, game, and craft that relates to the book’s topics to help us recall each book’s theme, such as Goodnight Moon, Pete the Cat, and We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.

FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT

Teachers: Mary Jones and Mary Anne Clardy

Grade: PreK-K

Max:15

Cost: $10

Description: During this 10-week course, we will navigate through a hands on study of Galatians 5:22-23 helping children play, learn, and grow in God's Word together. We will be focusing on one "fruit" each week and try to understand their meaning. Each week your child will make a craft based on the "fruit" we are learning about.

   

 

1ST-3RD

ART

Teacher: Courtney Branham

Grade: 1st-3rd

Max: 15

Cost: $35

Description: We will be learning our primary colors. We will have fun with a combination of colors and see how each child can express him/herself. Only requirement for class is kids wear an old shirt or something to cover good clothes.

TEN FOR HIM (a loving and fun look at the ten commandments) Teacher: Christy B. Burcham

Grade: 1st-3rd

Max: 20

Cost: $10

Description: An introduction to God's top 10! This class will incorporate games, crafts, songs, Bible memorization, and snacks with the study of God's ten commandments. It is the goal of this class to see children recognize how great and good God is and how precious we each are to Him. Love God and Love Others will be our theme. So, come help us play, make, sing, and learn about God's top 10!

4TH-6TH

THE KIDS HONOR CLUB Teacher: Bevin Wilder Grade: 4th-6th

Min: 4

Max: 20

Cost: $28; $13 for second child in a family or if the parent already has the book

Description: The Kids Honor Club uses fun games and activities, exciting Bible stories, and meaningful crafts to help kids understand why honor is important and how to live it out in their families and neighborhoods. It is the kid's companion study to the parenting book, "Say Goodbye to Whining, Complaining, and Bad Attitudes, in You and Your Kids," an excellent book published by the National Center for Biblical Parenting. We will be learning about things like not whining, preferring others, dealing with anger, not having to be first all the time, meanness and other similar topics. A copy of the parent's book is included in the cost of the class and will be referred to each week in take home materials so you can "read along" with us in each subject area.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE Teacher: Rebecca Sidders Grade: 4th-6th

Max: 20

Cost: Free

Description: We will look at conversational ASL vocabulary (family, school, animals, greetings, time signs, basic direction skills, etc.) each week and participate in group dialogues, iconic skits, and learn some deaf culture information. We will also learn what it’s like to have a hearing loss, how we can protect our hearing, and how to be a great friend to someone who has a hearing loss.

7TH-8TH

ORGANIC GARDENING Teacher: Anna Helton Grade: 7th-8th

Max: 20

Cost: $20

Description: Welcome to organic gardening and foraging! In this class, we will be getting our hands dirty planting and maintaining vegetable and flower plants while incorporating completely organic practices. We will then hit the grounds and forage for God’s gift of wild edibles! Don’t worry, we will not be taste testing. Only learning wild, local plants and how to spot them.

 

6TH-12TH

FLAG FOOTBALL

Teacher: Bro. Donald Sculley

Grade: 6th-12th boys only

Max: None

Cost: $10

Description: Our flag football program looks a little different this year, but we are very excited about the changes. We are incorporating it into our classes. Please know that there will be some extra time required to participate which may include extra practice and games. We are still contacting other schools to possibly play and at the very least we will divide the boys up a couple of times for some games. Cleats are not a requirement, but if you wear cleats, they must NOT be metal. You must have a mouth guard. We will meet on the field behind the gym. Also, please bring plenty of water with you as it will be warm!!

7TH-12TH

WHEN I GROW UP

Teacher: Michal Ann Spencer

Grade: 7th-12th

Max: 25

Cost: Free

Description: Having one child who is constantly dollar conscious and one child who thinks you can swipe a card regardless I have seen 1st hand the importance of understanding simple home finances. Because of that I want to offer a glimpse into the future for our students. In this class we will practice being adults. We will look at what each individual wants to do as a career path and look at that salary along with where they want to live geographically. We will find "housing" they can afford, transportation and work out monthly budgets along with looking at savings options (if there is one) and how having a family divides the budget. Of course, the main principle will be to tithe faithfully first and watch how the Lord works it all out.

9TH-12TH

WILL OUR GENERATION SPEAK? A CALL TO BE BOLD WITH THE GOSPEL Teacher: Melody Whitfield

Grade: 9th-12th

Min: 2

Max: 15

Cost: $18 (Includes Book, Study Guide and Handbook for Witnessing- AiG)

Description: 23-year-old Grace Mally, author and former homeschool student, shares an important question each one of us must ask ourselves: “What has God given me to do?”

Will Our Generation Speak? A Call to be Bold with the Gospel addresses the fears high school/college students face and excuses we make, while providing vision for being strong for the Lord in the years of one’s youth! Packed with practical ideas of how to begin conversations, how to ask the right questions, defend the gospel, walk closely with the Lord and more!

This study will help you:

· Examine New Testament passages on evangelism

· Build your reservoir of gospel sketches, analogies, and illustrations

· Grasp the power of the cross more deeply to communicate it with greater zeal

· Glean tips on starting witnessing conversations and transitioning to the gospel

· Learn biblical answers to common questions unbelievers ask

Each of us is invited in this invigorating challenge and “...entrusted with the most valuable news in the world- the saving message of the cross! Let us follow in the steps of those who have gone before. Heaven is watching. The world is waiting!” -Grace Mally (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8)