English Language Arts
Students will examine and complete various modes of writing, including descriptive, expository, narration, persuasive, and others. They will develop a mastery of reading, writing, vocabulary, and grammar in preparation for advanced high school classes. Novels assigned to this group are usually read in 9th or 10th grade when in public school.
- Shakespeare Animated skits group project
- Personal biographies
- Short story competition
- Poem project
- Pre-Algebra: This course eases the transition from arithmetic to Algebra. The primary objective is to apply algebraic expressions and linear equations.
- Algebra: This course helps students develop an understanding of Algebra by justifying methods and problem-solving. They will learn graphing, systems of equations, polynomials, radicals, and quadratic functions.
Both courses extend foundational concepts in preparation for honors/AP high school courses.
- Pi Day (3/14)
- Math Olympics (Statewide math competition)
- Survey and graph group project
- Surface area
- "Math just got real" project
Heritage Studies-American Republic
This course provides a chronological survey of American history from European discovery to the present with an emphasis on American value and how it has developed and become a world power.
- Daily tracking and simulated investments in the Stock Market
- The "Food that built America" project
- World Powers project
This course provides an overview of Physics and Chemistry with an introduction to the nature and classification of matter and energy. It will also cover the changes matter undergoes, scientific measurement, the metric system, and introduce significant digits and scientific notation.
- Creation of an interactive notebook which is used daily
- Chemical reactions lab
- Water properties lab
- Magnets and electricity project
- Energy resources project
Here, the curriculum presents a biblical worldview with a Bible-first perspective on today's world. Students will focus on interpreting the world through the lens of scripture, as well as approaching historical, political, and social issues as Christians.
- Arts and culture project
- Student-produced animated videos of current events
- Weekly Chapel