Fall 2018 – Spring 2019 Classes

The following teachers will be offering the below-listed classes for the 2018-2019 school year.

Penny Washer 

Middle School World Literature for grades 7th-8th (2 semesters and 1 hour long)

  • Reading and Analysis of Literature
  • Classroom Skills
  • Note Taking
  • Vocabulary Emphasis
  • Basic Understanding  of the Writing Process

Rhetoric and Logic for grades 8th – 12th grade (2 semester and 1 hour long)

  • Critical Thinking
  • Presentation Skills
  • Introduction of Formal Logic
  • Concepts
  • Fallacies
  • Inductive/Deductive Reasoning
  • Truth Tables
  • Proofs
  • Relational Logic
  • Logic and Math
  • Reasoning Skills
  • Aristotle and History of Logic
  • Argumentation
  • Advertising
  • Probability
  • Game Theory

Composition/Advanced Composition for grades 9th – 12th (each is 1 semester)both courses include but are not limited to:

  • Reading and analysis of essays
  • SAT/ACT Vocabulary
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Classroom Management Skills
  • Writing  Ethics
  • Beginning Research Techniques
  • Writing Different types of essays, including: expository, persuasive, informative, process analysis, comparison/contrast, cause/effect, critical analysis.

American Literature for grades 10th – 12th (2 semesters in length and 1 hour long)

  • Critical Reading and Analysis of American Literature
  • Critical Thinking Skills Emphasis
  • Critical Writing Emphasis
  • Class Discussion

Cotillion for grades 11th-12th (Fall semester only and 1 1/2 hours long)

  • Resume Writing
  • Networking
  • Interviewing
  • Etiquette
  • College Entrance Exam/ Essay Writing
  • Conversation
  • Social Mores
  • Transcripts
  • Critical Thinking
  • College Search Information

Critical Thinking Skills for grades 11th-12th (Spring semester only and 1 1/2 hours long)

  • Analysis, Study, and Evaluation of art in many forms
  • Formulation of general principles for the examination of art in many form including: advertising, writing , paintings, belle letter, etc.
  • Reasoning by Analogy
  • Group Think
  • Decision Making
  • Brainstorming
  • Procedural Justice
  • Practical Drift
  • Problem Solving

 

Paula Dodd 

World Economics for high school (1 semester)

World Government for high school ( 1 semester)

Ancient history for grades 4th -8th (full year)

Science for grades 4th-8th (full year)

 

Judy Goshorn

Physical Science for grades 7th – 8th grade and advanced 6th (full year) uses Apologia and covers basic chemistry and physics

Earth Science for grades 8th – 10th  (full year) Covers mapping, rocks, minerals, fossils, groundwater, and the water.

The Human Body: Human Anatomy and Physiology for grades 11th – 12th, Honors Class: Pre-requisites biology and chemistry (full year) Uses Apologia  and covers human anatomy and physiology.

 

Jamie Chastain

Circle Time for little ones Pre-K

 

Isaac Zull

Cooking 7th through 12th grade

 

Julie Simpkins 

Music: K-3rd

Beginner Violin

Intermediate Violin

Drama

 

Callie Stephens

Personal Finance 10-12th

 

Jessica Fidler

ASL (American Sign Language) K-3rd