Elementary Classes

K3

BIBLE
Large, colorful A Beka Book Flash-a-Cards are designed to hold each child’s interest as he learns about God and His Son, Jesus. Selected Old and New Testament lessons are presented using Old Testament Stories, Series 1 & 2, and New Testament Stories, Series 1 & 2. Preschoolers will also enjoy learning about the first Thanksgiving, the birth of Christ, and Christ’s resurrection while viewing the Holiday Stories Flash-a-Cards. At the end of the year, a cumulative review of Bible lessons will help children remember what they have learned.

LANGUAGE ARTS: PHONICS
Letters and Sounds for 3s is a beginning ABC book for three-year-olds. Each new letter is introduced by an animal alphabet friend. This animal friend helps the child recognize the letter and learn the letter’s sound. Letters and Sounds for 3s are also designed to teach early writing skills. Children learn letter formation and practice hand-eye coordination as they trace or glue items to letters.

LANGUAGE ARTS: LANGUAGE
The students will receive guidance in learning how to write their first name. They will also be directed in how to form each letter of the alphabet.

LANGUAGE ARTS: POETRY
Fun Poems and Finger Plays, a compilation of more than 130 poems and finger plays, includes many of the traditional poems young children have enjoyed for generations, together with new works in rhyme.

NUMBERS
Numbers and Skills with Button Bear help three-year-olds sharpen their listening skills, follow directions, and practice hand-eye coordination as they learn number concepts 1-15. Children enjoy tracing pathways, doing dot-to-dot, and coloring large, simple forms on these skill sheets.

MUSIC
Fun Songs for Little Ones contains 50 songs including both traditional and newer songs young children love. The sing-along CD makes song time enjoyable for the children.

ARTS AND CRAFTS
The colorful projects in Arts & Crafts with Amber Lamb give three-year-olds delightful opportunities to enjoy art and develop motor skills while they paint, glue, and color projects with seasonal, biblical, and fun themes. Three-year-olds learn colors and shapes, learn how to follow directions, and develop hand-eye coordination with the projects in Child Art for 3s. Pictures have been drawn with wide, colorful lines in simple styles with the pre-schooler in mind.

K4

BIBLE
We have a Bible time in which we sing songs, listen to Bible stories, and learn Bible verses. Our goal is to build Christian character into a child’s life.

PHONICS/READING
Students are exposed to the letters and their sounds. Those ready to learn the sounds and begin reading are encouraged to do so; those not ready have a productive year of exposure to concepts they will master later.

PENMANSHIP
The students will receive guidance in learning how to write their first name. They will also be directed in how to form each letter of the alphabet.

MATH
The children will be introduced to the numerals 1-20. They will work on recognition, writing, and numbering of objects. They will orally count as far as possible by ones and tens to 100. The students should be able to recognize the basic shapes.

ART
The children will be taught the eight basic colors and introduced to the color words. They will be encouraged to color neatly and do their best. They will be guided in learning the best way to hold scissors through easy-to-cut art projects. They will have an opportunity to work with clay, finger paints, and tempera paints.

OTHER ACTIVITIES
The children will be learning about the calendar and seasons. We will cover a unit on good manners and good health habits. The children will be encouraged to be responsible, and they will learn to organize their belongings.

K5

BIBLE
Lessons are taught about the lives of Moses, Gideon, Joshua, and Jesus. In addition, stories emphasizing character-building traits are taught. One Bible verse is learned each week. It is our desire to “hide God’s Word in our hearts.”

PHONICS
Students are introduced to the sounds of the alphabet letters. These sounds are then combined to form words. To reinforce what has been taught, various activities such as worksheets and games are used.

READING
As students become more fluent in reading words, we read sentences, paragraphs, and stories. Worksheets are used to aid in learning and comprehension. In addition, each student will read through at least thirteen (13) books in the classroom during our reading group sessions.

PENMANSHIP
The students are taught to hold the pencil properly and form letters and numbers correctly. As the students’ hand/eye coordination and muscular development improve, penmanship will also improve. Children will be encouraged to do their best all the time.

MATH
The orderliness of God is seen as we learn numbers 1-100, counting by 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s, adding and subtracting. Worksheets and games are used to aid in the learning process. Students are also introduced to coins, fractions, and telling time.

SCIENCE
Various activities are used to teach how God has made all things special: ourselves, our families, our world, seasons and animals.

SOCIAL STUDIES
Students will enjoy a unit on community helpers, be introduced to American history and geography, and get a chance to learn about children living in other countries.

ACTIVITY TIME
This time will be spent developing visual perception skills, motor coordination, listening and thinking skills. Language enrichment activities will help students learn about positional words, opposites, rhyming words, and poetry.

ART
The skills of coloring, cutting, and pasting are taught using a variety of art projects.

First Grade

BIBLE
Bible is taught every day with a goal of helping the students to grow spiritually. First-grade units will focus on God’s gift to the world, promises, worship, friends, and blessings.

READING and PHONICS
Reading is given a great deal of importance in the first-grade curriculum. Phonics is employed as the most logical and orderly way to teach reading.
We use a systematic phonetic program, in which the students learn 137 phonetic sounds. The intensive phonetic foundation enables the students to become readers early in the program. We also emphasize comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency of oral reading. Story content is designed to build character in the lives of the students.

SPELLING
Most of the first-grade spelling words are arranged phonetically, so students can recognize basic spelling patterns. Spelling is a product of our phonics program and is taught concurrently with phonics.

LANGUAGE
A language is an important tool. Our language curriculum guides the student to develop complete and orderly thoughts – to learn to reason and think. We learn basic capitalization rules, correct punctuation at the ends of sentences, recognition of complete sentences, suffixes, prefixes, syllables, compound words, rhyming words, opposites, homonyms, synonyms, antonyms, contractions, and alphabetizing of words. We also develop writing skills necessary to compose sentences, short stories, and creative writing projects.

PENMANSHIP
Emphasis is on correct posture and position of paper and pencil. Students are taught to correctly form the manuscript alphabet, taking care to always do their best.

MATH
First graders will learn addition and subtraction facts as part of the order God has established. They will learn that there is a right answer. Emphasis is on number concepts, computational skills (addition and subtraction to the 19’s), speed and accuracy. An important part of our curriculum is a continual systematic review. Concepts covered include fractions, telling time, counting by 2’s, 3’s, 5’s, and 10’s, counting money, measurement, place value, and solving two (2) and three (3) digit addition and subtraction problems.

SCIENCE
Science is discovering the wonders of God’s creation, and understanding that the greatness of nature’s design points to God. Our purpose at this level is to expose the students to an awareness of the world around them. They will be discovering things about their five senses, the wind, air, water, wheels, baby animals, insects, and plants.

HISTORY
Our goal is to instill a love of, and pride of America through learning about the American flag, our freedoms, symbols of our country and great Americans in history.

HEALTH
The purpose of our health curriculum is to motivate the students to take care of the body God has given them. They will learn to develop good health habits in the areas of diet, exercise, rest, and safety.

ART
Art is an enjoyable time; we develop and refine the skills of cutting, pasting, and coloring. The students are also given the experience of being exposed to many creative art projects. We use chalk, watercolors, tempera paints, and crayons in a variety of ways.

Second Grade

BIBLE
To establish God’s Word in our hearts, second graders learn about the lives of Moses, Joshua, the Judges, and Ruth. We also study the Tabernacle, its purpose, construction, and furnishings.

READING and PHONICS
Students will read character-building fables; stories of American patriots; animal stories which reveal the marvels of creation; a novel, teaching that all things work for good; and a historical novel. Comprehension and vocabulary skills are included. Second graders review and continue to master the 137 phonetic sounds learned in first grade.

SPELLING
Weekly spelling lists are arranged phonetically to enable students to readily identify the sounds of words and the patterns they follow. Vocabulary words are also introduced in the second semester.

LANGUAGE
Students learn to master the skills of correctly punctuating the three kinds of sentences. They work with rhyming words, compound words, antonyms, synonyms, contractions, and possessives. Writing skills are developed so they can write more clearly, correctly, and concisely.

PENMANSHIP
Manuscript writing is reviewed and cursive writing is taught. There is daily practice in handwriting, phonics, and spelling, while good character traits are emphasized.

MATH
Continuous practice is necessary in order to develop good math skills. Those necessary skills are number concept, addition, subtraction, multiplication, simple division, story problems, fractions, and graphs. Speed drills are completed daily and testing is weekly.

SCIENCE
We learn to enjoy God’s world through the study of the human body, animals, plants, matter, energy and conservation.

HISTORY
Second graders learn the history of our flag, patriotic songs, and special holidays. Also covered are the Pilgrims, early colonists, pioneers, cowboys, and immigrants. Geography is included and review questions throughout each chapter develops comprehension. Second graders also learn the fifty states and their locations.

Third Grade

BIBLE
Stories covered include the Parables, Samuel, David, Elijah, Elisha, Daniel, Crucifixion and Resurrection, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther.

READING
There is a wide variety of literature in the seven (7) third grade A Beka readers. There are humorous stories, stories of courage and patriotism, Bible and missionary stories, and character-building stories. There is a strong emphasis on comprehension and vocabulary building skills. Students are taught a unit on the parts of a dictionary and how to use it.

SPELLING
A variety of brief, interesting games and activities allow the students interesting ways to develop their skills in spelling. Vocabulary words are included in each weekly lesson. Learning the multiple spellings of phonetic sounds enables the students to master spelling skills.

LANGUAGE
Third-grade students begin their formal study of English. Capitalization, punctuation, correct sentences, recognizing nouns, verbs, and adjectives are emphasized. Dictionary and creative writing skills are also developed.

PENMANSHIP
Students receive a thorough review of cursive letter formations with a strong emphasis on a slant, spacing, and proportion. A nature study is introduced where students use the “animal dictionary” at the back of the book to write brief reports about selected animals.

MATH
A thorough review provides the foundation for new material which includes extensive work in multiplication and division, story problems (including up to four steps), Roman numerals to 1,000, averaging numbers, learning tables of standard measure, and adding, subtracting, and reducing fractions.

SCIENCE
Beginning with the most special part of God’s creation, man, third graders learn about the human body, with an emphasis on the sense organs and how they work. Students then explore the world of plants and the world of animals, becoming familiar with invertebrates, and vertebrates, and how to classify them. Students will also learn about different areas of their environment. They will study the ocean, deserts, ponds, forests, and fields from a Christian perspective. A study of weather is also included.

HISTORY
Students are exposed to the study of our American heritage through the lives of great people. The emphasis is on patriotism, character, development, and the contributions made by famous Americans to our country. Third graders also study the continents and oceans of the world, world geography, and the fifty states of the United States.

Fourth Grade

BIBLE
Building Life Castles. These studies will include the life of Christ from the Gospels; a study of the Holy Spirit from the Gospels, Acts, and the Epistles; an understanding of how Christian character develops using Paul’s epistles and the life of Paul from the Book of Acts.

READING
Our fourth-grade readers are filled with adventure stories, character training stories, and children’s literature. We also emphasize speed and comprehension. Oral reading and vocabulary training continue to be an important part of our reading curriculum. Some of our readers include Frontier to Explore, Liberty Tree, Flags Unfurled, and Song of the Brook. We have added a new novel, Saved at Sea. Read and Think Skill Sheets give quizzes to help develop both speed and comprehension. The theme of the novel is making the best of every situation.

SPELLING
Spelling, Vocabulary, and Poetry contains carefully selected lists of spelling, vocabulary words, and monthly poems. Enjoyable word games, quizzes, and dictionary help are included.

LANGUAGE
Our fourth-grade curriculum emphasizes word usage and the writing process. Traditional grammar training continues as the students learn the eight parts of speech. Students are able to put into practice their knowledge of word usage and grammar as they write book reports and stories. They also will develop skills needed to gather information.

PENMANSHIP
Penmanship Mastery provides a daily practice in correct formation involving spacing, letter size, and overall neatness.

MATH
We will review the four basic math processes, as well as multiply and dividing by two-digit numbers, estimation, square measures, writing decimals as fractions, and simple geometry. A strong emphasis is placed on problem-solving. Problem solving teaches a student to develop the habit of thinking through their answers. Weekly tests are given over new and old materials that are covered.

SCIENCE
Our fourth-grade science book, Understanding God’s World, presents things students can see, observe, and understand the world around them. Students can learn to appreciate God’s provision through nature for the world that He has created. This text provides for comprehension checks, and chapter checkups as a good review. Topics studied are plants, insects, birds, matter, energy, geology, oceanography and astronomy.

HISTORY
The History of Our United States provides an interesting look at famous people, major events, scientific advances, changes in the way of travel, communication, and thinking in America. American heroes are studied from all walks of life. Students will learn important dates and names which have helped to make our country what it is today.

Fifth Grade

BIBLE
Possessing The Land. A survey of the Old Testament is the basis of this study. Beginning in Genesis, students will gain a much clearer perspective of how the stories of the Old Testament fit together into one pattern.

READING
Our fifth-grade readers deal with travel and character-building stories. Widening Horizons, and Of America are two of our readers. Read and Think Skill Sheets give quizzes to help develop both speed and comprehension. We have also added a biographical novel, Noah Webster: A Man Who Loved Words. This book helps students see the Christian influence and character of Noah Webster.

SPELLING
Weekly spelling lists are grouped by categories and include vocabulary study. The vocabulary words will correspond to their weekly reading.

LANGUAGE
Our language curriculum provides a thorough review of capitalization, punctuation and the eight (8) parts of speech. Many of the exercises in God’s Gift of Language tell a story or give interesting facts. Students also learn valuable skills such as outlining, note taking, and preparing a bibliography. The students put these skills into practice by writing a term paper about a famous person in history.

MATH
Math 5 emphasizes multiplying four-digit numbers, fractions, dividing by three-digit numbers, factoring, and measures. Fifth graders are also taught comparing, rounding-off, dividing decimals, and basic geometry. Step-by-step procedures are developed through story problems. Tests are given weekly helping students to review old material and master new material learned.

SCIENCE
Investigating God’s World helps the student to understand the basic principles of science. Students learn about plants, animals, matter, energy, light, and minerals. They also study the earth, space, and conservation. The text introduces students to scientists who believed in God as the creator and sought to glorify Him through their discoveries. Chapter checkups and comprehension checks provide a thorough review for the students.

HISTORY
Old World History gives a study of the Eastern Hemisphere by geographical regions. Each chapter involves comprehensive questions and maps. The text gives an introduction to missions, missionary heroes, and a contrast between communism and Americanism. Students also learn important geographical facts and important documents.

Middle School Classes

6th Grade

BIBLE 6
A practical study of the book of Proverbs covering areas of importance to teenagers. Students will look at what Proverbs says about attitudes, friends, character, submission to authority, money, the will of God, and how to be a true success in God’s eyes.

WISE-UP Positive Action for Christ, Inc.


ENGLISH

Basic grammar study designed to enable students to speak and write more effectively. The emphasis is on eight parts of speech, mechanics, sentence structure, and composition. Reading comprehension, spelling, vocabulary, and poetry are also part of this English course.

LANGUAGE C A Beka Book
SPELLING, VOCABULARY, POETRY 6 A Beka Book


MATH

Concepts include fractions and decimals, measurement (linear, perimeter, area, and volume), metric conversions, angles, and probability.

MATH 76 Saxon


SCIENCE

A general science course built around seven basic topics: living things, the human body, earth, space, matter, energy, and motion. Because creation tells us about God, we can learn about God by studying the universe. This is a one-semester course.

SCIENCE FOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS 6 BJU Press


HISTORY

The history of Minnesota through the 1980’s. Students will also study geography, changing cultures and mixed heritages, social and economic influences, and education in Minnesota.

NEW WORLD HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY A Beka Book


HEALTH

The study of first aid, anatomy, growth and fitness, disease and bodily defenses, and drugs. This is a one-semester course.

A HEALTHIER YOU A Beka Press

7th Grade

BIBLE 7
Basic Bible studies for the purpose of producing dynamic Christians. This practical study of the Bible covers all five basics of the Christian life; salvation, the Word of God, prayer, witnessing and daily living.

DYNAMIC CHRISTIAN LIVING Positive Action for Christ, Inc.


ENGLISH 7

Basic grammar study concentrated on building the foundation for future grammar courses. The emphasis is on the usage of the eight parts of speech, diagramming, mechanics, and sentence structure. Vocabulary, spelling, and literature (Luther, Bunyan, and Dickens) are also part of this course.

GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION I A Beka Book
VOCABULARY, SPELLING, POETRY I A Beka Book
OF PEOPLE A Beka Book


HISTORY 7/8

A study of American history. Students will receive a comprehensive overview of people and events from pre-colonial days through the 1980’s.

THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC A Beka Book


MATH 7

Concepts include fractions, decimals, and percents, geometry (perimeter and circumference, area, and volume), ratios and proportions, exponents and scientific notation, statistics (mode, median and mean), and simple algebraic equations.

MATH 87 Saxon


LIFE SCIENCE 7

Basic principles of life science. The student will study organisms, their continuation, and their relationships.

LIFE SCIENCE BJU Press


BOYS’ PHY ED

A general physical education course including basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, floor hockey and football.


GIRLS’ PHY ED

A general physical education course for exercise and coordination including soccer, volleyball, basketball, and softball.


KEYBOARDING

A beginning level course to teach the keyboard and to increase speed. Students will also learn proper format for term papers, business letters, and other personal and business papers.

MAVIS BEACON TEACHES TYPING


HOME EC

A hands-on approach to homemaking skills. Students will learn cooking, sewing, crafts, and Christian womanhood.


CHRISTIAN MANHOOD

Designed to teach boys how to become a Godly Christian man. Students will learn how to keep good personal hygiene, use tools, have a hard work ethic, work on some common components of a car, and live a life pleasing to God.


MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR

A vocal music class including basic music theory, vocal practice, and appreciation of classical and Christian music. Concerts are included in this course.


BAND

An instrumental music program for students who have passed their first lesson book. Designed to increase musical ability by practice and experience with marches, symphonic music, church and gospel music. Concerts, special performances, and pep band are included in this course.

8th Grade

BIBLE 8
A practical study of the life and teachings of Christ in the Gospels. Through these lessons about Christ, students learn how to emulate the Son of God.

THE GOD-MAN Positive Action for Christ, Inc.


ENGLISH 8

Grammar study re-emphasizes earlier skills and builds on them. The emphasis is on more complex English usage, such as phrases, clauses, and verbals. The composition includes instruction in manuscript form and writing summaries and book reports. Vocabulary, spelling, and poetry are also part of this course.

GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION II A Beka Book
VOCABULARY, SPELLING, POETRY II A Beka Book
OF PLACES A Beka Book


HISTORY 7/8

A study of American history. Students will receive a comprehensive overview of people and events from pre-colonial days through the 1980’s.

THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC A Beka Book


ALGEBRA 1/2

An introduction to Algebra. Concepts including using fractions and decimals in solving equations, and procedures for converting simple word problems to algebraic equations and solving them.

ALGEBRA 1/2 Saxon


EARTH SCIENCE 8

A basic course studying the earth and space. The student learns about the universe (moons, planets, constellations, comets, and meteors) and the exploration of space. He sees the perfection of God’s design as he studies geology, oceanography, and weather.

EARTH SCIENCE FOR THE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL BJU Press


BOYS’ PHY ED

A general physical education course including basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, floor hockey and football.


GIRLS’ PHY ED

A general physical education course for exercise and coordination including soccer, volleyball, basketball, and softball.


KEYBOARDING

A beginning level course to teach the keyboard and to increase speed. Students will also learn proper format for term papers, business letters, and other personal and business papers.

MAVIS BEACON TEACHES TYPING


HOME EC

A hands-on approach to homemaking skills. Students will learn cooking, sewing, crafts, and Christian womanhood.


CHRISTIAN MANHOOD

Designed to teach boys how to become a Godly Christian man. Students will learn how to keep good personal hygiene, use tools, have a hard work ethic, work on some common components of a car, and live a life pleasing to God.


MIDDLE SCHOOL CHOIR

A vocal music class including basic music theory, vocal practice, and appreciation of classical and Christian music. Concerts are included in this course.


BAND

An instrumental music program for students who have passed their first lesson book. Designed to increase musical ability by practice and experience with marches, symphonic music, church and gospel music. Concerts, special performances, and pep band are included in this course.

High School Classes

9th Grade

BIBLE 9
Transforming principles from the Beatitudes. Students will be able to put into practice in their daily lives truths that will help them be among the “Blessed.”

CHANGE Positive Action for Christ, Inc.

 

ENGLISH 9
Advanced study of grammar and usage to include practical application of skills. The emphasis is on advanced grammar and composition. Literature includes works from Keats, Hale, Tennyson, Milton, Bryant, Thurber and Whittier. Vocabulary, spelling and poetry are also part of this course.

GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION III A Beka Book
VOCABULARY, SPELLING, POETRY III A Beka Book
THEMES IN LITERATURE A Beka Book

 

GEOGRAPHY
World Geography and missions go hand in hand. Students will learn about the world, its peoples, cultures, religions, and their need for Christ. The classes will cover the world’s countries, their capitals, and their social economic situations. Must time will be spent learning the topographical layout of the earth’s countries and the boundaries of each political state.

GEOGRAPHY FOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOL BJU Press

 

ALGEBRA I
Standard topics of first year algebra. Concepts include signed numbers, integer exponents (positive and negative), solving equations (substitution, elimination, and graphing), scientific notation, and English-metric conversions for volume and area.

ALGEBRA I Saxon

 

PHYSICAL SCIENCE
An introduction to basic principles of physics. The student learns about matter (description, structure, chemistry, motion and energy), waves (vibrations, sound and light), and technology (engineering and electronics).

BASIC SCIENCE FOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS BJU Press

 

BOYS’ PHY ED
A general physical education course. Students will improve skills in basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, floor hockey and football.

GIRLS’ PHY ED
A general physical education course for exercise and coordination. Students will also improve skills in soccer, volleyball, basketball, and softball.

SPEECH / DRAMA
Geared to create bold, effective speakers by blending basic speech techniques with practical speech theory.

HEALTH / FITNESS
An overview of a healthy lifestyle concentrating on diet and exercise. Students will have an opportunity to spend time building stronger muscles and character in our weight room.

YEARBOOK
Using Yearbook Avenue software, students create our school’s annual yearbook. Students are responsible for templates, design, photography, captions, and achieving rigorous deadlines throughout the year.

HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR
Vocal music program with emphasis on skills, poise, and mature musical interpretation. Designed to help students develop talents to serve God. Concerts and special performances are included in this course.

CHORAL GROUP
Small, select vocal group focused on more intense and detailed training on vocal technique. Tryouts are conducted during first week of school. Concerts and special performances are included.

BAND
An instrumental music program for students who have passed their first lesson book. Designed to increase musical ability by practice and experience with marches, symphonic music, church and gospel music. Concerts, special performances, and pep band are included in this course.

10th Grade

BIBLE 10
A practical study of the lives of some of the major characters in the Old Testament. Students will learn not only godly attributes to follow the lives of great men and women, but also problem areas to avoid from the lives of the wicked.

ENGLISH 10
Detailed examination of the fundamentals of writing and composition to solidify previous language study and prepare for more advanced composition and communications courses. Review of grammar, vocabulary, spelling and poetry are also part of this course.

GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION IV A Beka Book
VOCABULARY, SPELLING, POETRY IV A Beka Book
BACKGROUNDS TO WORLD LITERATURE A Beka Book

WORLD HISTORY
Designed to give a background of world achievements and disappointments. Students will begin studying from creation and the beginning of history as taught in the Bible. They will trace events in various parts of the world to the present time.

WORLD HISTORY FOR CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS BJU Press

ALGEBRA II
More advanced algebra concepts. Concepts include problems from chemistry, uniform motion problems and simultaneous equations with two and three variable, and right triangle trigonometry (sine, cosine, and tangent). (Prerequisite: ALGEBRA I)

ALGEBRA II Saxon

BIOLOGY
A more detailed study of living things. Students learn about botany (plants), zoology (animals), and human physiology. (Prerequisite: PHYSICAL SCIENCE)

BIOLOGY, GOD’S LIVING CREATION A Beka Book

BOYS’ PHY ED
A general physical education course. Students will improve skills in basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, floor hockey and football.

GIRLS’ PHY ED
A general physical education course for exercise and coordination. Students will also improve skills in soccer, volleyball, basketball, and softball.

SPEECH / DRAMA
Geared to create bold, effective speakers by blending basic speech techniques with practical speech theory.

HEALTH / FITNESS
An overview of a healthy lifestyle concentrating on diet and exercise. Students will have an opportunity to spend time building stronger muscles and character in our weight room.

YEARBOOK
Using Yearbook Avenue software, students create our school’s annual yearbook. Students are responsible for templates, design, photography, captions, and achieving rigorous deadlines throughout the year.

HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR
Vocal music program with an emphasis on skills, poise, and mature musical interpretation. Designed to help students develop talents to serve God. Concerts and special performances are included in this course.

CHORAL GROUP
Small, select vocal group focused on more intense and detailed training on vocal technique. Tryouts are conducted during the first week of school. Concerts and special performances are included.

BAND
An instrumental music program for students who have passed their first lesson book. Designed to increase musical ability by practice and experience with marches, symphonic music, church and gospel music. Concerts, special performances, and pep band are included in this course.

11th Grade

BIBLE 11
The development of character and spiritual leadership in the life of a Christian. Students will develop a closer walk with the Lord Jesus Christ through topics such as spiritual leadership, a study of Joshua, and a study of the Holy Spirit.

THE INNER MAN Positive Action For Christ, Inc.

ENGLISH 11
Review and solidify previously learned grammar skills; create thinkers by writing paragraphs, short essays, summaries and a term paper; expose students to great literature and analysis of the writing.

GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION V A Beka Book
VOCABULARY, SPELLING V A Beka Book
AMERICAN LITERATURE A Beka Book

U.S. HISTORY
Designed to give an understanding of underlying causes and issues behind events. Students will survey American history from the discovery of American to the present. An emphasis will be given to Christian contributions to American’s heritage.

UNITED STATES HISTORY: HERITAGE OF FREEDOM A Beka Book

ADVANCED MATH
A balance of geometry, trigonometry, and advanced algebra. Concepts include advanced functions and equations, geometry vocabulary and proofs, and more advanced trigonometry. (Prerequisite: ALGEBRA II)

GEOMETRY, TRIGONOMETRY, ALGEBRA III Saxon

ACCOUNTING I
First-year accounting. Concepts include a private enterprise economy, the nine-step accounting cycle, posting to general ledger accounts, bank reconciliation, and writing checks and deposit slips.

ACCOUNTING Glencoe

CHEMISTRY
A detailed study of the principles of chemistry. Students learn about atomic structure and bonding, stoichiometry, kinetic theory, equilibrium, thermochemistry, acid-base chemistry, electrochemistry, organic and biological chemistry and nuclear chemistry. The beautiful and marvelous design in creation is stressed throughout the course. (Prerequisites: ALGEBRA I and BIOLOGY)

BASIC CHEMISTRY BJU Press

PHYSICS
A detailed study of the principles of physics. Students learn about mechanics, thermal energy, electricity and magnetism, optics and receive an introduction to modern physics. (Prerequisites: ALGEBRA II and BIOLOGY)

PHYSICS – CONCEPTS IN ACTION Prentice Hall

WORLDVIEW PHILOSOPHY
Students learn what it means to have a biblical worldview.

SPANISH I
This is a basic first-year Spanish course that begins with the fundamentals of the Spanish language and gives the student an opportunity to experience general conversational Spanish.

SPEECH / DRAMA
Geared to create bold, effective speakers by blending basic speech techniques with practical speech theory.

HEALTH / FITNESS
An overview of a healthy lifestyle concentrating on diet and exercise. Students will have an opportunity to spend time building stronger muscles and character in our weight room.

YEARBOOK
Using Yearbook Avenue software, students create our school’s annual yearbook. Students are responsible for templates, design, photography, captions, and achieving rigorous deadlines throughout the year.

HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR
Vocal music program with an emphasis on skills, poise, and mature musical interpretation. Designed to help students develop talents to serve God. Concerts and special performances are included in this course.

CHORAL GROUP
Small, select vocal group focused on more intense and detailed training on vocal technique. Tryouts are conducted during first week of school. Concerts and special performances are included.

BAND
An instrumental music program for students who have passed their first lesson book. Designed to increase musical ability by practice and experience with marches, symphonic music, church and gospel music. Concerts, special performances, and pep band are included in this course.

PSEO
The PSEO (Post-Secondary Enrollment Option) is available for both juniors and seniors either in an on-line program or through correspondence. Inquire at the school office for more information.

12th Grade

BIBLE 12
The development of principles and convictions to become a better Christian. Students will learn from the book of Proverbs about fearing God, relationships, the home, character, thought-life, works of the flesh, fruits of the Spirit and the right kind of speech.

PROVERBS Positive Action For Christ, Inc.

ENGLISH 12
Review and solidify previously learned grammar skills; create thinkers by writing paragraphs, short essays, summaries and a term paper; expose students to great literature and analysis of the writing.

HANDBOOK OF GRAMMAR & COMPOSITION A Beka
WORKBOOK VI FOR HANDBOOK OF GRAMMAR & COMPOSITION A Beka
ENGLISH LITERATURE A Beka
VOCABULARY VI A Beka

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
Designed to give an understanding of the working of the government in our country. Students will also be taught to evaluate contrasting governmental systems from the standpoint of Biblical Christianity.

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT BJU Press

ADVANCED MATH
A balance of geometry, trigonometry, and advanced algebra. Concepts include advanced functions and equations, geometry vocabulary and proofs, and more advanced trigonometry. (Prerequisite: ALGEBRA II)

GEOMETRY, TRIGONOMETRY, ALGEBRA III Saxon

CALCULUS
An intensive review of algebra, trigonometry, and analytic geometry as well as advanced word problems, derivatives, integrals and logarithmic functions. (Prerequisite: ADVANCED MATH)

CALCULUS Saxon

ACCOUNTING I
First-year accounting. Concepts include a private enterprise economy, the nine-step accounting cycle, posting to general ledger accounts, bank reconciliation, and writing checks and deposit slips.

ACCOUNTING Glencoe

ACCOUNTING II
Second-year accounting. Concepts include accounting for a merchandise business using accounts receivable and accounts payable, preparing ten-column worksheets, recording adjustments, and closing entries. (Prerequisite: ACCOUNTING I)

ACCOUNTING Glencoe

CHEMISTRY
A detailed study of the principles of chemistry. Students learn about atomic structure and bonding, stoichiometry, kinetic theory, equilibrium, thermochemistry, acid-base chemistry, electrochemistry, organic and biological chemistry and nuclear chemistry. The beautiful and marvelous design in creation is stressed throughout the course. (Prerequisites: ALGEBRA I and BIOLOGY)

BASIC CHEMISTRY BJU Press

PHYSICS
A detailed study of the principles of physics. Students learn about mechanics, thermal energy, electricity and magnetism, optics and receive an introduction to modern physics. (Prerequisites: ALGEBRA II and BIOLOGY)

PHYSICS – CONCEPTS IN ACTION Prentice Hall

WORLDVIEW PHILOSOPHY
Students learn what it means to have a biblical worldview.

SPANISH I
This is a basic first-year Spanish course that begins with the fundamentals of the Spanish language and gives the student an opportunity to experience general conversational Spanish.

SPANISH II
This second-year Spanish course is a continuation of SPANISH I. The student will study more advanced conjugations of the verbs, write Spanish composition and will also continue to improve on their level of conversational Spanish. (Prerequisite: SPANISH I)

SPEECH / DRAMA
Geared to create bold, effective speakers by blending basic speech techniques with practical speech theory.

HEALTH / FITNESS
An overview of a healthy lifestyle concentrating on diet and exercise. Students will have an opportunity to spend time building stronger muscles and character in our weight room.

YEARBOOK
Using Yearbook Avenue software, students create our school’s annual yearbook. Students are responsible for templates, design, photography, captions, and achieving rigorous deadlines throughout the year.

HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR
Vocal music program with an emphasis on skills, poise, and mature musical interpretation. Designed to help students develop talents to serve God. Concerts and special performances are included in this course.

CHORAL GROUP
Small, select vocal group focused on more intense and detailed training on vocal technique. Tryouts are conducted during the first week of school. Concerts and special performances are included.

BAND
An instrumental music program for students who have passed their first lesson book. Designed to increase musical ability by practice and experience with marches, symphonic music, church and gospel music. Concerts, special performances, and pep band are included in this course.

PSEO
The PSEO (Post-Secondary Enrollment Option) is available for both juniors and seniors either in an on-line program or through correspondence. Inquire at the school office for more information.