Archway Classes
Elementary Homeschool Enrichment

Classes and Registration

Classes are listed by title, ages taught, instructor and supply fee or materials, where applicable.


9am Classes

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Kids in the Kitchen  (ages 6-8)  Christie Moser  ($10 supply fee for food)     All new recipes

“Kids in the Kitchen” will be a fun learning experience. Students will develop culinary skills through preparing snacks, simple entrée foods, and desserts. We will be preparing recipes and building a recipe book for the students to assemble and take home at the end of the semester. Special emphasis will be placed on etiquette, manners, and balancing food groups. We will also have devotions to go along with the culinary fun.

Express Yourself!  (ages 6-9)  Natalie Rios

Express Yourself! is meant to develop a love for using words in both speaking and writing. Each week we will venture through themes, listening to brief, exciting examples from award-winning children's authors and creating our own artistic display of new words. Students will develop a new vocabulary of adjectives, adverbs, and interjections while playing file folder games such as Illustrating Idioms or kinesthetic games, like Crazy Quilt when students match word squares with one another, developing wild and wacky sentences! As our culminating activity, students will select their favorite descriptive words or phrases to create a unified oral presentation.


Guitar 1-B  (must have taken Guitar 1-A)  Jonathan Gunter  (Supplies needed: guitar, stand and book)

Guitar 1-B will be a direct continuation building upon concepts learned in Guitar 1-A in the Fall semester. Students will learn notes in first position on all six strings of the guitar and will play a variety of songs to demonstrate their knowledge and application of musical concepts and ideals.


From Ordinary to Extraordinary (ages 8-12)  Abbey Rich  ($5 supply fee for craft materials)

Let's take a stroll through history and learn about people who have changed our world! Some have been presidents, missionaries, inventors, and others were regular people made famous! We will talk about these characters and do an activity each week to celebrate their accomplishments. At the end of the semester, each child will do a short 5 minute "oral report" as one of the characters for their parents- including dressing up as the person, and making visual aids to show! The children will be required to participate in class discussion, craft, activities, and the end of semester oral report and be ready to have fun learning history!


Math Made Fun 2  (ages 8-12)  Kellie Stubblefield      All new math concepts but the Marked-up A Lot Shop will be back!

Math is back! More of those tricky math concepts will meet their match again this semester. We will play exciting games and explore topics such as translations, symmetry, equivalent fractions, elapsed time and measurement. Old and new students are welcome to come conquer the math jungle and earn checks from the Bank of Ms. Kellie that they may spend in the Marked-up A Lot Shop at the end of the semester.

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10am Classes

Music and Fun  (ages 4-5)  Kathy Benitez  (Supplies needed: donations of oatmeal canisters, wax paper, toilet paper rolls, plastic soda bottles, tissue boxes, and rubberbands for making instruments)

Music Theory for Kids is education and fun for children ages 4-5. We will learn how to keep a beat and make up our own, we will learn about different genres of music as well as learn how to read music on the staff. We will also get to make a few of our own instruments.


Games Galore!!!  (ages 5-9)  Sandi Green  ($5 supply fee for equipment)      This is a PE type of class that will take place in the gym.

Let's "get the wiggles out"! Your children will be amazed how much they can learn through playing games. We will explore balance, strength, speed, agility, strategy, cooperation, leadership and more. What's more your child(ren) will come home with a new game to share every week. Who knows....we may even help them improve in their chosen sport! Come play with us!!!


Beginning Spanish (ages 6-12)  Kathy Boyd

Beginning Spanish is for anyone who has never had Spanish but would like to learn some basics. This an introduction into one of the most exciting and commonly spoken languages in North Carolina.


Lego? Yes!  (ages 8-12)  Pam King  ($10 supply fee for Lego building kit)     This class will have the same curriculum as last semester.

Students will learn about various aspects of LEGO building. They will work with their peers to build and present creations. We will have loads of FUN together through LEGO games and activities. This class is hands-on so no pencil or paper is required. The supply fee for this class will be $10 which will cover the cost of bricks for each child. We will have a party on the final day.


Basic Drawing 101 (ages 8-12)  Renee Brown  (Supplies needed: Black Drawing Pencils {4B, 2H}: kneaded eraser: Sketch pad {11x14 Min.size} T-square ruler-1 ft)

Students will learn basic art terms, perspective, composition, shading and do several pencil drawings from real life.

Electricity Explosion!  (ages 9-12)  Abbey Rich  ($8 supply fee for experiment materials)

Calling all scientists! It’s time to have a semester full of fun experiments learning about how batteries & electricity work! We will be making circuits, mazes, light hats, flashing lighthouses, owl lights, buzzer games and more! Every week we will experiment in groups or on our own on how to make things light up. Please bring an empty Pringles Can on the first day of class to make our own ‘science tool tube’. Supplies will be added each week but please bring the science tool tube each week to take apart our last weeks’ experiment to make the new experiment!


Let’s Get Cooking!  (ages 9-12)  Christie Moser  ($10 supply fee for food)      All new recipes

“Let’s Get Cooking!” will allow students to expand their culinary skills already learned in previous “Let’s Get Cooking” classes. New students are welcome to join us, but some kitchen experience is helpful. The goal of this class is for each “Jr. Chef” to be able to prepare and serve meals for themselves and their families (with adult supervision, of course). Special emphasis this semester will be placed on nutrition, food groups, and balancing meals. In this class each student’s culinary talents will be expanded, giving them more skills and confidence in the kitchen. Bible devotions and etiquette lessons will go along with the culinary fun.

11am Classes

Storybook Adventures with Eric Carle  (ages 4-6)  Casey Dill  ($10 supply fee for craft materials; Supplies needed: a pencil box with crayons, glue and scissors)

Each week we will choose a different Eric Carle story to explore. In addition to reading the story we will complete a game, activity, or art project inspired from the book. Throughout the semester each student will also work on creating their own storybook using techniques similar to Carle's unique method of illustration. Students should come to class with their art box ready jump into a story!


Electricity Explosion Jr.  (ages 6-8)  Abbey Rich  ($8 supply fee for experiment materials)

Calling all scientists! It’s time to have a semester full of fun experiments learning about how batteries & electricity work! We will be making circuits, mazes, light hats, flashing lighthouses, owl lights, buzzer games and more! Every week we will experiment in groups or on our own on how to make things light up. Please bring an empty Pringles Can on the first day of class to make our own ‘science tool tube’. Supplies will be added each week but please bring the science tool tube each week to take apart our last weeks’ experiment to make this week’s! Children must be able to sit quietly for a brief lesson (aprox. 15 minutes) until it's time to do the experiments!


Super Science (ages 8-10)  Deanna McClay  ($10 supply fee for experiment materials)

Science need not be a boring or intimidating subject! Come along and learn how science applies to everyday life with fun, hands-on lessons and experiments designed to help students make connections between theory and application. Before they know it, your student will fall in love with science!


Spanish 2 (must have taken Beginning Spanish)  Kathy Boyd

Spanish 2 is offered to those who have completed Beginning Spanish from last semester at Archway.
Now we are ready to carry on a real conversations with others.


Beginning Painting (ages 8-12)  Renee Brown  (Supplies needed:  set of acrylic paints: set of assorted sizes of brushes {please, no dark colored bristled brushes}: Poster board for practice.: Canvas Boards, {12x 16} NO stretched canvas: Apron or old shirt to protect clothing)

In Painting, students will learn how to use color, mix paints and basic techniques of painting. Students will paint from real life and nature and should complete at least 2 paintings.


Exploring the Earth (ages 9-12)  Pam King  (Supplies needed: colored pencils, crayons and copy paper)

This class is geography and science rolled up into one. Our spine will be A Child's Geography Vol. 1 by Ann VosKamp. We will not be able to go as deep as we would like but we will highlight the subject areas and do a hands on activity for each topic we cover. The topics range from Atmosphere, Continents, to Latitude and Longitude. There are 11 chapters to explore and on the last class we will do a recap and one last activity. I hope your little ones will enjoy this adventure into our home designed by God.


Fashion Fun  (ages 9-12)  Christie Moser ($10 supply fee for fabric, adhesive, paint, brushes, foam boards, vellum)  Supplies needed: magazines, colored pencils, #2 pencil, sketch book, scissors

In this class we will touch on an array of topics and activities related to fashion:

    • Fashion Design
    • History of Fashion
    • Fashion Designers
    • Fashion Eras
    • Fabric Science

Students will keep a sketch book and have other creative projects throughout the semester, including a mood board. We may even take a field trip.

 

 

 

 

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