CLASSES









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New 2017 Fall Classes will be posted in July.

Feel free to look over the classes we taught this past winter to get an idea of what Archway has to offer.


Class names are followed by age requirements
    
Stories, Crafts, & Music made fun! (ages 2-4)
Gosnell
*All students must be potty trained*
We will have fun stories from books and make crafts to go along with our story. We will also review letters, numbers, and music to enhance our learning!
Class Fee: $5, for art supplies
Required Supplies: Crayons and glue
 
Kids in the Kitchen (ages 5-8)
Moser
Kids in the Kitchen is a fun learning experience in which students develop culinary skills through preparing simple entrée foods, snacks, and desserts. In between lessons in the kitchen, emphasis will be placed on etiquette, manners, and nutrition. Bible devotions will go along with the culinary fun. At the end of the semester, students will have compiled a fun recipe book to take home.
Supply Fee: $12, for ingredients
Required Supplies: Apron, color pencils, crayons or markers
 
Math Made Fun, Jr. (ages 5-7)
Stubblefield
Math Made Fun is now being offered to little guys and girls! The younger students will get the opportunity to tackle tricky math concepts like fractions, time, money, place value, and basic geometry by playing active and exciting games with their friends. The “Marked Up A Lot Shop” will open for business on the final Friday where students will use their hard-earned Math Bucks to buy and bid on items. Join us for 12 weeks of marvelous mathematics!
Supply Fee: None
Required Supplies: Items for “Marked Up A Lot Shop” by April 21st


Guided Discovery (ages 7-14)
Powers
This is a process driven class where students will explore a variety of art materials, themes and endless possibilities for self-expression. Students will be encouraged to "run with their ideas" and use their imaginations as they engage in the creative process. Dress for mess!
Class Fee: $10, for art materials
Required Supplies: None
 
Come Sew With Me (ages 8-14) FULL
DeSombre
We’ll learnbasic sewing skills while completing 3-5 projects, such as pillowcase, zipper bag, kindle bag, etc
Class Fee: $25, for all materials for projects
Required Supplies: None
 
Introduction to Chemistry (ages 9-14)
Jeffords
In this class, we'll study the basic principles of chemistry. We'll learn about the periodic table and how elements bond to form everything around us. Students will get a chance to learn about various molecules in a hands-on way and will learn how to read any compound's skeletal formula.
Supply Fee: $6, for workbook and supplies
Required Supplies: Color pencils, pen/pencil
 
Girl's Yoga (ages 10-14)
Zak
Girl's Yoga is intended for a mature audience. Teenage years are a crucial time in a girl's life. Changes in the body, the need to fit in, beginning to really think for ourselves and perhaps even question and test the world we live in. This yoga is similar to Mom's yoga in that it offers a physical practice but very different in the approach to mediation as it is tailored and geared towards the needs and demands of our teenage years. This class is a place for young girls to grow spiritually, emotional, mentally, and physically - a place of comfort and challenge. Students will learn new techniques to help handle issues they may face. This class is to explore self-expression, allow yoga to become a healthy outlet, and gain confidence.
Class Fee: None
Required Supplies: Yoga mat - Available at Five Below (I provide some as well but I reserve those for extra cushion as needed)
 
Creative Cupcakes (ages 10-14)
Colvard
Let's learn how to turn plain, iced cupcakes into beautiful works of art! With using things like donut holes, candy and cookies, you can make the cutest cupcake creations. Who knows, your child might be the next Cupcake Wars champion!
Class Fee: $10, for consumables
Required Supplies: None
    
   10 AM
 
Busy Bags for Busy Bees (ages 2-4)
Duckett
*All students must be potty trained*
Busy bees will read stories, sing, dance, and play. Each week, students will receive a new busy bag to learn to use during class and then take home. We'll have fun learning basic fine motor skills, counting, and pre literacy skills.
Class Fee:  $10 for supplies
Required Supplies: None
 
Little Thinkers Science (ages 4-6)
Chavis
Little Thinkers Science is a pre-school/ kindergarten science class that will allow little ones to do what they do best, ASK LOTS OF QUESTIONS! Children are naturally little scientists because they ask how, why, and what if. So we will explore some Big Science Ideas like ENERGY, our SENSES, MAGNETS, and LIFE through visual, hands-on activities, and storytelling. Parents may be asked to volunteer their time with one or more class projects to simply have extra adult hands. Little thinkers will also be encouraged to ask science questions at home and seek and find things that tie into the Big Ideas for the weekly lessons. WE WILL HAVE FUN LEARNING TOGETHER!
Class Fee: $8, for materials
Required Supplies: Teacher will notify parents
 
S.T.E.A.M! (ages 5-8) FULL (with a lengthy waitlist)
Herard
S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. We will be in the classroom and outside exploring different ways to engineer things like beaver dams and flotation devices for action figures, having fun with science experiments, doing some artwork, and even exploring the dynamics of physics by playing some hockey! This class is not neat and tidy, and we may get a little messy sometimes, but it will all be in fun and learning!
Class Fee: $15, for supplies
Required Supplies: None
 
Spanish Essentials (ages 4-7 and student parents)
Chapman
In Spanish Essentials, we will learn Spanish greetings, colors, and provide students an enjoyable way to gain an overview of beginning Spanish.
Class Fee: None
Required Supplies: Notebook, paper and pencil
 
Symphony in Color (ages 8-14)
Andrews
Symphony in Color is a unique blend of symphonic music and visual arts. Each week, we’ll explore the life and work of a famous composer. One song will be chosen and while listening to the repertoire, students will create their own work of art, inspired by the music they hear. Is it a cheerful piece that makes you think of a day at the carnival or a dark composition that inspires you to paint a stormy night? Mediums will include paints, chalks, pencils, scrapbook paper, stencils, stamps and more. No art experience needed. The possibilities are endless!
Class Fee:  $12, for art supplies
Required Supplies: A one-inch binder with 12 page protectors for storing artwork.
 
Come Sew With Me Again (ages 8-14)
DeSombre
Students will expand on basic skills with all new projects. Students will complete 3-5 projects. Previous Come Sew With Me class is NOT required.
Class Fee: $25, for all materials for projects
Required Supplies: None
 
Let's Get Cooking! (ages 9-14)
Moser
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, however kitchen experience is helpful. The goal of this class is for each "Jr. Chef" to be able to prepare and serve meals with confidence at home (with adult supervision, of course). In between cooking lessons, emphasis will be placed on etiquette and nutrition along with Bible devotions. Students will receive a booklet of the semester’s lessons and recipes.
Class Fee: $12, for ingredients
Required Supplies: Apron, color pencils, crayons or markers
 
Beginning American Sign Language - Part II (ages 10-14)
Kindall
*For Returning Sign Language I Students Only*
Continue to develop your signing skills as we increase our vocabularies, improve our knowledge of ASL grammar, and get started with simple translating. Be prepared to unlock your dramatic side, get creative, and have fun.
Class Fee: None
Required Supplies: None
 
Geology and Earth science (ages 10-14)
Bailey
In this class, we will study rocks and minerals and how some of them are formed, and where to find gold and other precious gems. Students will learn how to use a metal detector and gold panning. Also, we’ll explore earthquakes, volcanoes and the ring of fire. Each week we will try to identify specimens brought in.
Class Fee: Possibly $10-15 for gem bag (if available)
Required Supplies: None


Anatomy Part II (ages 9-14)
McClay

​*For Returning Anatomy I Students Only*
Our study will continue to showcase the intricacy and design of the human body. This semester we will focus on the blood and the respiratory, cardiovascular, nervous, endocrine, and immune systems. Students will encounter fascinating facts, engaging activities, intriguing experiments and loads of fun. Each of the lessons will include videos, narration, notebooking, experiments and a personal person project. This course is being taught using Apologia’s award winning Young Explorers science curriculum Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology by Jeannie Fulbright. This semester we will experiment by testing bacteria content around the house and discovering our blood type and more. From head to toe students will learn about the amazing design of the human body, our major organs and how to keep it running according to God’s design.
Class Fees: $15, for experiment materials
Required Supplies: Anatomy book and notebook from last semes
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Mom's Yoga
Zak
Mom's Yoga is designed for busy mothers looking for an hour out of their day to truly focus and work on themselves. In this yoga, we begin with mediation and breathing followed by a power flow class and we end in Savasana. It's an opportunity to step away from it all and re-center ourselves so that we may become stronger in our faith and walk with Christ, strong bodies and strong minds, and a place to nurture our inner most being. Be prepared to sweat and be challenged but also know that modifications and variations are always offered to best suit each student.
Class Fee: None
Required Supplies: Yoga mat - Available at Five Below (I provide some as well but I reserve those for extra cushion as needed)    
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Arts and Crafts Fun (ages 5-7)
Colvard
This class is just what it sounds like! Your child will unleash their creative side and enjoy putting together fun, crafty projects and beautiful pieces of artwork. This is a great time for your child to be with friends and create all those messy art projects you don't want to clean up at home.
Class Fee: $5, for art materials
Required Supplies: None

Storytellers (ages 6-8)
Duckett
Each week storytellers will create a shared story. We will work on simple grammar, develop vocabulary, and stretch our imaginations. At the end of the semester, each student will take home our collection of stories. Students will be encouraged to tell and write their own stories at home.
Class Fee: None
Required Supplies: None 


Young Scientists (ages 6-8 -with exception of returning students from the fall class)
Chavis
A fun, interactive science class that combines some of what we know with ALOT of what we do not know about simple, ordinary things. Your student will enjoy learning about several new science topics involving some at home extensions of science activities, like the scientific method, observing chemical and physical changes with household items, and MORE! Each week students will receive a list of 3-5 science vocabulary words. We will discuss the words in class and I will ask them to find the formal definition at home. Students work in small groups to complete mini science labs that follow the scientific methods. There will be learning challenges to think about a hypothesis, make observations and finally draw conclusions. The main focus of the class is to build confidence in your young ones and maybe for parents too about learning science and asking the right questions for making discoveries. Students may need parental involvement with concepts involving measurements and temperature.
Class Fee: $10, for science experiment consumables
Required Supplies: Simple composition notebook and color pencils
 
Spanish 101 (ages 8-14 and student parents)
Chapman
Spanish 101 is designed to give students an idea of the culture of Spanish speaking countries. A list of activities, which students can choose from, including the option to do an art or craft from a chosen country will help us explore other cultures in this class. All skill levels will be accommodated.
Class Fee: None
Required Supplies: Pencils, markers and/or crayons, paper (lined and construction), any art supplies that might be needed for a piece of art (as needed)

Creative Writing (ages 9-14)
Herard
Did you ever think you would have a “blast” writing about your shoes? What about your two front teeth? This class is all about putting the FUN back in writing. We will play games and make crafts and even bring objects from home to write about. Some work at home may be required, but fear not, I will have basic guides for them to follow, and students may  e-mail me anytime with questions. The students are welcome to share their stories with the class, but there is no pressure to do so.
Class Fee: None
Required Supplies: Binder, lined paper and pencil
 
Come Sew With Me Level 2 (GIRLS-ages 10-14) FULL
DeSombre
This is a class for students with some sewing experience. It is a great class for students who have sewn with me previously. Students will learn more about garment construction, the use of gathers, etc. (Boys are welcome in this class, but projects are geared toward girls)
Class Fee: $25, for all materials for projects
Required Supplies: None
 
Drama Club (ages 8-14)
Kindall
Drama Club is back by popular demand! New and returning students are welcome to join us as we use charades, storytelling, role-playing, and improvisation games to promote expression, explore character development, improve memorization and recitation skills, and strengthen imagination. Students will get the chance to showcase their dramatic flare in a special performance at the end of the semester!
Class Fee: None
Required Supplies: None

Videography (ages 11-14) FULL
Bailey
In this class, we will write a commercial or movie preview, create the storyboard and film the project. Last, we will edit the material and finalize it to a DVD that the students can take home. We will try to film on location, but it is possible we may take a field trip to another location to film.
Class Fee: $5, for DVDs for students’ projects
Required Supplies: None
 
Fit Kids (ages 8-14)
Simmons
Get moving with active play, designed to make physical fitness fun. We'll do some interval training with cardio and strength activities, and play: Capture the flag, 4 square, basketball, and more. 50 minutes is plenty of time to get the heart rate up and start sweating!
Supply Fee: None
Required Supplies: Gym shoes, jump rope, yoga mat, a pair of 2-5 lb barbells (available at Five Below), and a towel. Students may not participate without gym shoes
 
Mom's Total Body Conditioning
Zak
Mom's Total Body Conditioning is a unique class that offers strength training and cardio intervals that focus on the major muscles of the body. In this class, we build strength and stamina, improve our coordination and balance, and improve the overall conditioning of the body. This class is great for moms looking to tone and tighten, learn various exercises to incorporate into their own personal fitness regimen, and build confidence with your physique. Designed around using a cable tower along with other various exercise equipment incorporated, students will be shown a series of exercises for that particular class at which point each student will begin at a station, completing each station as one round and then repeating the rounds from there.
Class Fee: None
Required Supplies: Yoga mat - Available at Five Below (I provide some as well but I reserve those for extra cushion as needed)