Four Day Learning Lab 8:30 to 2:30 Ages: 5 to 12
Looking for an exciting and innovative approach to education? Our block schedule system provides an engaging learning experience for all students. On Mondays and Wednesdays, our little learners are immersed in ELA lessons that utilize hands-on activities to keep them engaged and excited about reading and writing. Meanwhile, our older students are challenged with dynamic challenges and literature discussions to develop their critical thinking and analytical skills.
Tuesdays and Thursdays are all about exploring ancient civilizations through our hands-on History curriculum with included ELA. Students delve into history in a fun, interactive way with plenty of opportunities for socratic conversation and exploration. Real-life math lessons are integrated daily utilizing the curriculum Singapore Primary 2022 edition.
All four days include time for group lunch and plenty of outside collaborative play to encourage socialization and teamwork. Learning Lab includes a variety of after-lab electives plus optional Friday Academic Club. Come join us for a truly dynamic and exciting educational experience! Please call the store at 254-831-3070 for more information. $650 per month. ($3250 for the semester.)
ELA Learning Lab 8:30 to 2:30 Ages: 5 to 12 Mondays and/or Wednesdays
ELA taught through hands-on learning for our littles, and dynamic challenges and literature discussion for our older students. followed by lunch and plenty of outside collaborative play. Learning Lab includes your choice of after lab elective. Please call the store at 254-831-3070 for more information. $350 per month ($1750 for the semester) for twice a week. $175 per month for once a week.
History Learning Lab 8:30 to 2:30 Ages: 5 to 12 Tuesdays and/or Thursdays
Hands-On History covering ancient civilizations in a hands-on dynamic way including socratic conversation, followed by lunch and plenty of outside collaborative play. Learning Lab includes your choice of after lab elective. Please call the store at 254-831-3070 for more information. $350 per month ($1750 for the semester) for twice a week. $175 per month for once a week.
Lower Elementary STEM 1 to 2:30 Ages: 5 to 8 Our spring course will focus on astronomy, engineering, and earth science, including a special eclipse viewing party! Ms. Eileen.
Upper Elementary STEM 1 to 2:30 Ages: 8 to 12 Our spring course will focus on astronomy, engineering, and earth science, including a special eclipse viewing party! Ms. Victoria.
Ukulele Build & Play 3 to 4 Ages: 5 to 10 Art, Craft, and Music unite in this course with students having the opportunity to paint, build, and learn to play their own ukulele, all in a single enriching course. Ms. Allison.
Youth Orchestra Time: Mondays 3 to 4 Ages: 6 to 14
This course is designed for students who are brand new to playing a musical instrument.
We are partnering with New Horizon Music Studios to offer their youth orchestra program! Violin, Viola, or Cello is available for this beginner's course to learn to play together. Taught by Jaime. 16 meetings for $325.
Handcrafts 1 to 2:30 Ages: 5 to 11 This is a dabbling class, we will spend 3 to 5 classes each to discuss and try out weaving, collage making, jewelry making, and tie dye. General supplies are provided. Taught by Ms. Wendy.
Tuesday Spring Gardening 1 to 2:30 Ages: 8 to 12 Spring Gardening is an elementary class that cultivates a love for nature and teaches children the fundamentals of gardening. In this hands-on course, students learn how to plant, nurture, and care for a variety of seasonal flowers and vegetables, fostering a connection to the environment and an appreciation for sustainable practices. Ms. Victoria.
STEM Careers 1 to 2:30 Ages: 11 to 14 Your middle schooler is just a few years from making decisions about advanced schooling and careers. In this course explore the STEM world with hands-on activities. We will also explore related STEM careers, education requirements, demand, and preparatory coursework to help your child determine which areas may be of interest. Ms. Eileen.
Mobile Photography 3 to 4 Ages: 5-10 Capture the world around you with our Cell Phone Photography Course for elementary students! In this hands-on class, young photographers will learn the art of composing stunning images using the convenience of their cell phones, fostering their creativity and visual storytelling skills. Students must bring a cell phone to every class. It does not need to be an active phone.
Middle School Math Explorations 3 to 4 Ages: 11 to 14 This class is both play-based and rigorous -not math instruction. Each week we will engage in rich tasks, designed to generate student curiosity and interest, help them explore a new question or environment, collect data, make conjectures or predictions, and ideally, arrive at a new understanding of mathematics. Prerequisites: Master of 5th grade math concepts - particularly fluency in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Eileen.
British Literature 9 to 10:30 Ages 13+ This is the second semester of high school British literature. There will be overlap to reinforce the English Composition and History core learning. Students will learn more of British authors including their background and styles of various authors. Students will build their analytical capabilities regarding literature while also building on their public speaking. New students are welcome to join. Mr. Lauck.
Chemistry 2nd Semester 10:30 to 12 Ages: 11+ This is the second semester of high school chemistry. Students will be required to do assigned reading outside of class and purchase their own copy of the textbook: Chemistry: Concepts and Applications by McGraw-Hill Glencoe. Class time will focus on discussion from the text and experiments. New students must interview to join the course mid-year. Mr. Lauck.
Elementary Art 1 to 2:30 Ages: 5 to 10 A complete art experience that covers many art topics. Sparlette's Glitterbomb curriculum is created specifically for homeschool students. It covers dynamic projects with painting, drawing, mixed media art, artist study, color theory, and more! Ms. Wendy.
Critical Thinking 1-2:30 Ages: 6-14 Critical Thinking is open only to students who were enrolled in the fall course to prepare for their competition in First Lego League. Ms. Victoria & Ms. Eileen
Magic of the Stage 1-2:30 Ages: 6-14 In the Magic of the Stage students will discover the world of theater, from acting and storytelling to set design and behind-the-scenes magic. Join us for a theatrical adventure that ignites creativity and instills a lifelong love for the performing arts. Mr. Lauck.
Physical Education and Wellness 3-4 Ages: 5-11 Students will develop their physical fitness and learn basic wellness skills such as hygiene, eating a balanced diet, staying active, and getting enough sleep. Classes are structured with a warm-up activity, a variety of physical activities, & cool down. On inclement weather days we will have indoor stretching and discussion of wellness topics. Ms. Wendy.
Thursday Spring Gardening Time: 1 to 2:30 Ages: 5 to 8 Spring Gardening is an elementary class that cultivates a love for nature and teaches children the fundamentals of gardening. In this hands-on course, students learn how to plant, nurture, and care for a variety of seasonal flowers and vegetables, fostering a connection to the environment and an appreciation for sustainable practices. Ms. Benton.
Elementary Spanish 2 1 to 2:30 Ages: 6 to 11 For students continuing their Spanish education. New students may interview to join this class. This class is a great multi-sensory continuation to speaking and understanding Spanish. Ms. Laura.
Public Forum Debate 1 to 2:30 Ages: 11+ Students work in pairs to debate both sides of a topic using curriculum from the National Speech and Debate Association. Students present prepared cases, and then engage in rebuttal and questioning periods with limited prep. Students will write a persuasive speech that features complete arguments with a claim, date, warrant, and impact. Ms. Eileen.
Art & Crafts 3 to 4 Ages: 5 to 8 Unleash your child's creativity with our Arts & Crafts Class designed for kids aged 5 to 8! In this fun-filled and hands-on program, young artists will explore a world of colors, textures, and imagination. Through exciting projects and guided activities, they'll have the chance to craft their own masterpieces, fostering artistic skills and a love for creative expression in a nurturing and playful environment. Ms. Benton.
Math Through Games 3 to 4 pm Ages: 8 to 12
Welcome to our exciting upper elementary math class that utilizes games to teach and practice essential mathematical concepts! In this course, students will embark on a fun-filled journey to enhance their mathematical knowledge and skills, all while engaging in enjoyable gameplay. Get ready to level up your math skills and have a blast along the way! Ms. Eileen.
Academic Club 8:30 to 2:30 Ages: 7+ Academic Club is an opportunity for homeschool students to work on parent assigned work in a classroom setting, followed by lunch and fun with friends. Ms. Laura.
Machine Sewing 8:30 to 10 Ages: 8 to 12 Machine Sewing introduces young learners to the art of sewing using modern sewing machines. Students develop essential sewing skills, from threading the machine to creating their own fabric projects. Ms. Allison.
Mobile Photography Mastery 12 to 1:30 Ages: 11+ In 'Mobile Photography Mastery,' students dive into the world of photography using the powerful tool in their pocket – their cell phone cameras. Through practical lessons and creative challenges, they discover how to maximize the potential of smartphone photography. Ms. Allison.
Get ready to celebrate the holiday season with creativity and warmth in our "Saturday Art: Christmas Crafts" class! This special evening event, taking place on December 16th, is designed to foster the spirit of giving as children create handmade crafts to gift to their parents on Christmas day. This class is a wonderful opportunity for kids to unleash their artistic talents and make heartfelt presents that will be cherished for years to come.
Saturday Science: Christmas Science
Saturday Dec. 9 6 to 8 pm
Get ready to infuse your holiday season with scientific wonder and festive cheer in our "Saturday Science: Christmas Science" class! This special evening event is designed to spark curiosity and excitement in young minds while exploring the fascinating science behind Christmas traditions, decorations, and more.
Saturday Science: The Natural World in Winter
Saturday Jan. 20 6 to 8 pm Ages: 4-12
Join us in our January Saturday Science class for an exciting exploration of the natural world in winter! In this session, young scientists will delve into the remarkable adaptations of animals and plants that enable them to thrive during the colder months. Through hands-on activities and engaging lessons, children will discover how creatures like hibernating mammals and evergreen trees have evolved ingenious strategies to conquer the challenges of winter, fostering a deeper appreciation for the wonders of the natural world.