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Eighth Grade

Spanish 1

Spanish 1 will complete the full curriculum within the school year; it is recommended that students have a grasp of essential English grammar rules (parts of speech, verb tenses, etc.) prior to taking this class. Supplemented with music, games, role playing, and collaborative opportunities in the classroom, this class will balance verbal fluency with grammatical understanding in a fun, engaging environment.  Geography and cultural studies of Spanish-speaking countries will also be incorporated.

Starting Date: 
Thu, 2020-08-27
Time: 
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Days of the Week: 
Thursday
Monthly Tuition: 
$50
Material Fee: 
$20
Material Fee: 
Per Semester ($40 Total) Non-Refundable

Spanish 1B

Spanish 1 B will complete the Spanish 1 Curriculum that began with Spanish 1A. This course is recommended for younger learners and those new to second language acquisition. Supplemented with music, games, role playing, and collaborative opportunities in the classroom, this class will balance verbal fluency with grammatical understanding in a fun, engaging environment. Geography and cultural studies of Spanish‐speaking countries will also be incorporated. Small weekly homework assignments will reinforce and solidify classroom learning.

Starting Date: 
Tue, 2020-08-25
Time: 
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Days of the Week: 
Tuesday
Monthly Tuition: 
$50
Sibling Tuition: 
$45
Material Fee: 
$20
Material Fee: 
Per Semester ($40 Total) Non-Refundable

Spanish 1A

Spanish 1A will divide the Spanish 1 Curriculum into a 2 year program and is recommended for younger learners and those new to second language acquisition. Supplemented with music, games, role playing, and collaborative opportunities in the classroom, this class will balance verbal fluency with grammatical understanding in a fun, engaging environment. Geography and cultural studies of Spanish-speaking countries will also be incorporated. Small weekly homework assignments will reinforce and solidify classroom learning.

Starting Date: 
Tue, 2020-08-25
Time: 
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Days of the Week: 
Tuesday
Monthly Tuition: 
$50
Sibling Tuition: 
$45
Material Fee: 
$20
Material Fee: 
Per Semester ($40 Total) Non-Refundable

American Sign Language 1

This will be a two-part class. The first part is focused on the language. We will learn vocabulary, grammar, and syntax. This will be reinforced through games, activities, and projects. The second half is focused on deaf culture. We will learn about the values, rules, and traditions of their culture through film. 

Homework is approximately 1-2 hours a week.

Starting Date: 
Thu, 2020-08-27
Time: 
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Days of the Week: 
Thursday
Monthly Tuition: 
$50
Material Fee: 
$20
Material Fee: 
Per Semester ($40 Total) Non-Refundable

Biology with Labs

This course covers botany, human anatomy and physiology, zoology, and cellular biology and genetics. It also includes chapters on ecology and evolution, and makes a great case for creation with specific facts that are confirmed throughout the book by looking at the intricate design of God’s creation. In class we will discuss the chapter and complete most of the labs in the lab book to aid in understanding of the material. The labs will include dissections of a sheep eye and heart, bullfrog, perch, starfish, crayfish, and earthworm.

Starting Date: 
Thu, 2020-08-27
Time: 
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Days of the Week: 
Thursday
Monthly Tuition: 
$60
Material Fee: 
$20
Material Fee: 
Per Semester ($40 Total) Non-Refundable
Other Required Books: 
Binder
Colored Pencils

Introduction to Chemistry and Physics

The Fall semester of Chemistry and Physics will cover Physical Science. We will cover topics such as motion and forces, simple machines, and electricity. 

During the Spring semester, we will cover Chemistry. We will tackle topics such as the periodic table, chemical reactions and equations, metals and nonmetals, and acids and bases. 

Starting Date: 
Tue, 2020-08-25
Time: 
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Days of the Week: 
Tuesday
Monthly Tuition: 
$60
Material Fee: 
$35
Material Fee: 
Non-Refundable, One Time Fee
Other Required Books: 
Binder

Art

Art Classes will be an exploration of the principles and elements of design, artists, techniques, and art history to inspire each students' personal creative style.  We will be working on two dimensional and three dimensional projects where we will be painting, drawing, making collages and mosaics, sculpting, and printmaking (just to name a few)! Students will use a great variety of mediums including water-based paints, papers, leather, wood, and more.

Two classes available:

Starting Date: 
Tue, 2020-08-25
Time: 
(All day)
Days of the Week: 
Tuesday
Monthly Tuition: 
$50
Sibling Tuition: 
$45
Material Fee: 
$30
Material Fee: 
Non-Refundable, One Time Fee

Book Club with Public Speaking - Middle School

Book Club will provide a way for students to engage in critical thinking and reflection as they read, discuss, and respond to books. Besides digging into the literature and learning to deeply discuss the books, students will learn to assume and practice various roles during the book club discussion.  This class will also have a public speaking component in that the students will receive instruction in basic presentation skills.

Starting Date: 
Tue, 2020-08-25
Time: 
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Days of the Week: 
Tuesday
Monthly Tuition: 
$50
Sibling Tuition: 
$45
Material Fee: 
$30
Material Fee: 
Non-Refundable, One Time Fee

Algebra 1

This is a high school credit course for Algebra I.

Starting Date: 
Tue, 2020-08-25
Time: 
(All day)
Days of the Week: 
Tuesday
Days of the Week: 
Thursday
Monthly Tuition: 
$70
Material Fee: 
No Material Fee
Other Required Books: 
Graph paper
Ruler
TI 84 graphing calculator

Pre-Algebra

This is a course for Algebra 1/2. Some of the topics covered will include: integers, fractions, decimals, negative numbers, factorization, simple integer roots and powers, brackets, parenthesis, graphing the coordinate plane, geometry (area, volume) and so much more.

Materials needed:  Holt McDougal Pre-Algebra 2012 edition ISBN 9780547587776

This class will meet:

Tuesdays:  12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Thursdays:  10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Starting Date: 
Tue, 2020-08-25
Time: 
(All day)
Days of the Week: 
Tuesday
Days of the Week: 
Thursday
Monthly Tuition: 
$70
Material Fee: 
No Material Fee
Required Books Purchaseable at HER: