HIGH SCHOOL

1st hour (8:30 - 9:25)

 

Earth Science HS

Using the earth Science series from Masterbook, this year long class will cover geology, oceanography, weather, and astronomy. The labs will be long-term and will cover several weeks each. This is an academic class that will have about 4 hours of homeward each week. Students will practice the skills of note taking, lab reporting, and laboratory experimentation. This class is subject to the CCHC ACADEMIC AGREEMENT.

Grade:                            High School 10-12

Class Fee:                      $100 This is a year long class.

Required Supplies:       Masterbook: Geology, Oceanography, Weather, and Astronomy, sketchbook notebook, goggles, looseleaf paper,                                         pencil, crayons/ colored pencils/markers, access to a computer and printer.

Teacher:                         Heidi Short

Workload:                      4                

Min:                                5        

Max:                               12

 

Spanish MS/HS ~ Continuing Students Only

Today it is more important than ever for English-speakers to have a working knowledge of the Spanish language — the second most widely spoken language in the world! This hands on, interactive Spanish class teaches vocabulary and grammar and builds a foundation for more advanced study. This class includes songs, games and projects to practice hearing, reading, writing, and speaking Spanish in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. Students will continue to have written exercises and worksheets throughout the semester and students will be expected to practice utilizing their audio CD’s during the week. For those needing high school credit, grades will be given for completed assignments, quizzes and tests. Welcome to Spanish class! ¡Bienvenidos a la clase de español! This class is subject to the CCHC Academic Agreement.

Grade:                            MS/HS

Class Fee:                      $70

Required Supplies:      

Teacher:                         Georginia Arias-Berman

Workload:                      4                 

Min:                                6        

Max:                              12

2ND HOUR  (9:30 - 10:25)

Aiki Ninjutsu Classes

The art of Aiki Ninjutsu is a Japanese self-defense based martial art that uses authentic Samurai and Ninja training to focus on self-protection and self-perfection. The classes will teach how to strike powerfully, how to use your opponent’s energy against them, how to control and escape larger attackers, how to go against modern weapons and how to use historical Japanese weapons. This program is very practical and effective for self-defense in the real world. We encourage parents to train in our class as well.

 

Grades:                          5th-adult

Class Fee:                     $130 for 1 family member. $110 each additional family member Additional Info:   For those students who would                                               like to continue their training at  Warrior’s Edge Martial Arts Naperville they will receive a 25%  discount at the dojo

                                       that will allow them to attend up to 5 days per week.

Teacher:                         Michael Eichenberg

 

Sewing MS/HS

This semester the students will learn how to construct basic clothing staples using paper patterns. Projects that will be covered are, but limited to - flannel pajama pants, knit t-shirt with set in sleeves, knit raglan style t-shirt, knit tank top, knit jogger pants and knit leggings. Students will be required to bring fabric needed to complete each piece of clothing. This will be a beginner friendly to intermediate sewing class. Students at various levels are welcome. Sewing isn't just for girls - boys can too, sew! Basic sewing supplies and basic sewing machine will be needed for class. Patterns and miscellaneous notions will be provided.

Grade:                           MS/HS

Class Fee:                      $100

Materials Fee:               $50

Required Supplies:       working sewing machine, extra bobbins, extra needles, measuring tape, fabric scissors, paper scissors and fabric

Teacher:                        Selena Visser

Workload:                     4        

Min:                               6       

Max:                              8

Jeopardy: With a Twist! MS/HS

Students will test their knowledge about middle school and high school subjects such as Math, Geography, Earth Science, Bible, World History, US History, and Grammar.  Lock out buzzers will be used to answer the questions.

Grade:                            MS

Class Fee:                      $30

Required Supplies:       paper and writing utensil

Teacher:                        Linda Barajas, Becky Barajas

Workload:                     2                

Min:                               6        

Max:                              15

 

 

3RD HOUR (10:55 - 11:50)

My Crazy Amazing Brain Pt. 2

We will study the brain and how it connects and responds to the body. We will complete in class labs to learn about ourselves, how to protect our brains (using eggs and students designed coverings), and what effect stress, drugs, and alcohol have on brains. We will study emotions, sleep, and breathing. We will slide discover the body is the perfect pharmacy releasing just the chemicals our brain needs. This class is subject to the CCHC Academic Agreement.

Grade:                            MS/HS

Class Fee:                      $30

Required Supplies:       3 ring binder, loose leaf paper, pencil/pen. Also good to have colored pencils and glue stick.

Teacher:                         Denise Wilburn

Workload:                     3                

Min:                               5        

Max:                              12

 

 

Elegant Essays ~ Continuing Students Only

Elegant Essay explores the critical skill of writing academic essays. The class also has a vocabulary component. Students learn to write the essay well with less effort and more style. This class is a continuation of 1st semester and is not open to new students.  This class is subject to the CCHC Academic Agreement.

 Grade:                           8-HS

Class Fee:                      $150

Required Supplies:       The Elegant Essay

Teacher:                         Kelly Hafner

Workload:                      5                

Min:                                4        

Max:                               12

 

Child Development 7th-HS ~ Continuing Students Only

This yearlong class will build a positive understanding about children's growth and development from birth-teenage years. Students will learn theories of development and growth as well as techniques to use when working with children through class activities, presentation, discussions, projects, videos and guest speakers. This class will be a great foundation for those students interested in becoming a teacher, daycare provider, Early Intervention therapist, nurse, doctor, coach, babysitter, or parent.

Grade:                            8-HS

Class Fee:                      $75

Required Supplies:       textbook, notebook, pens

Teacher:                         Lori Spielman

Workload:                      3                

Min:                                6        

Max:                               12

 

4TH HOUR (11:55 - 12:50)

Earth Science -Intermediate

Using the earth Science series from Masterbook, this year long class will cover geology, oceanography, weather, and astronomy. The labs will be weekly and line up nicely with the younger lab. This is an academic class that will have about 4 hours of homeward each week. Students will practice the skills of note taking, lab reporting, and laboratory experimentation. This class is subject to the CCHC ACADEMIC AGREEMENT.

Grade:                            HS 9-12

Class Fee:                      $100/semester. This is a year long class.

Required Supplies:       Masterbook: Geology, Oceanography, Weather, and Astronomy, sketchbook notebook, goggles, looseleaf paper,                                         pencil, crayons/ colored pencils/markers, access to a computer and printer.

Teacher:                         Heidi Short

Workload:                     4                

Min:                               5        

Max:                              12

 

 

Literature, Analysis, and Writing IEW

Literature, analysis, and writing explores themes in poetry and literature. The class utilizes critical thinking, thesis formation, ands essay writing.  We analyze and write about important novels and how they have themes for today.  This class is subject to the CCHC Academic Agreement.

 

Grade:                            HS

Class Fee:                      $150

Required Supplies:       Binder, paper, and a folder, Animal Farm by George Orwell, Death of a Salesman, and 1984 by George Orwell

Teacher:                         Kelly Hafner

Workload:                      5                

Min:                                4        

Max:                               12