Schedule 2016-17

Schedule 2016-17 

New for 2016-17 —  FRENCH AND GERMAN!!!!!

Registration Forms 2016-17

HEP TX Registration Form 2016

HEP TX Medical Release 16-17

HEP TX Waiver of Liability 2016-17

Excel Spreadsheets with the Daily Schedule of Classes – updated 8/30/16

Monday-2016-Revision-8-18

Tuesdays-2016-revised-9-06

Wednesdays 2016

Thursday-16-Revised-9-6

Fridays 2016

Art 

High School ArtMiddle School Art (grades 6-8) – Beth Bishop – During this yearlong course (24 weeks), students will experiment with various art forms including:  color theory, drawing, painting, and various kinds of sculpture.  The purpose of the course is to introduce students to art and to stimulate an interest in art.  A supply list will be posted on-line before class begins. Come prepared with a sketchbook and drawing pencil (2B).  With new projects assigned each year, students may take this class multiple times in grades 6-8.                                                                                          

Time: Wednesdays; 8/31-11/16/16 and 1/18-4/19/17; 10:45-12:15pm                                              

Cost:   $625

SUPPLY LIST FOR HIGH SCHOOL ART 1 AND DRAWING CLASSES.

Mrs. Bishop will have a drawing supply package available on the first day of class for $55.00. She is able to purchase the quality, brand and quantity at a discount and will pass that savings on to you. Cash or check, made out to Beth Bishop, is required on the first day of class, Sept 2. Package will include:

o   9 X 12 Canson XL Drawing Pad, 70lb, 60 sheets, wirebound (orange cover)

o   11 X 14 Canson XL Recycled Bristol Board Pad, 96 lb, 25 sheets (green cover)

o   Soft graphite pencils, General's® #25 Kimberly® Graphite Drawing Pencil Kit

o   General's Charcoal Drawing Assortment – Set of 11

o   Faber-Castell® Essential PITT® Artist Pen Set – Set of 4

o   Koh-I-Noor Progresso Woodless Colored Pencils-Set of 24

o   Prismacolor Blender Pencil-1

Additional drawing pads may need to be resupplied depending on how much work your student produces.

18” Ruler – preferably metal

A suitable container for supplies.

artHigh School Art 1-4 (grades 9-12) – Beth Bishop – During this yearlong course (24 weeks), students will explore the elements of art: color, line, form, space, value and texture and discover how they were used throughout history and how they can be used today. Students will create their own artworks with a selection of different media and techniques in the areas such as: graphite, pen and ink, watercolor, acrylics, printmaking, textiles and sculpture. During the fall semester, students will focus on the basics of drawing and in the spring, students will work on color theory and experiment with acrylic paint. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript. A supply list will be posted on-line before class begins. A partial supply bundle is available for purchase from Mrs. Bishop on the first day of class. Students will need to bring their supplies to class every week.                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Time: 9/2-11/18/16 and 1/13-4/21/17; 1-3pm.                                                                   

 

MS ArtDrawing (grades 9-12) – Beth Bishop –  This yearlong course will introduce the student to the basic techniques of drawing including the following media: graphite, color pencil, charcoal, and ink. A supply list will be posted on-line before class begins. A partial supply bundle is available for purchase from Mrs. Bishop on the first day of class. Students will need to bring their supplies to class every week. Taught by an experienced artist, this class may count as 1 credit on the high school transcript (for 8th-12th graders).                                                                                                                                                                           

Time: Fridays; 9/2-11/18/16 and 1/13-4/21/17; 10:45-12:15pm.                                            

 

Advanced Art

Advanced High School Art [also, ART 2, ART 3, or ART 4] (grades 9-12) – Beth Bishop – During this yearlong course (24 weeks), students who have completed one year of high school art (Art 1) will continue exploring the elements of art: color, line, form, space, value and texture and discover how they were used throughout history and how they can be used today. A curriculum will be developed per each student's area of interest using media and technique of choice to create more advanced artworks. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript. Students may take this course multiple times for Art 2-4 credits. Each year student's will continue to advance by working on different projects and experimenting with different media. A supply list will be developed per student's desired area of interest and need. Come prepared with a sketchbook and drawing pencil (2B).                                                                                    

Time: Wednesdays; 8/31-11/16/16 and 1/18-4/19/17; 1-3pm.                                                                  

 

 


Behavioral Science

Psychology

Introduction to Psychology (grades 10-12) – Karen Freeman – Wonder why you prefer certain colors? Want to break a habit? The study of Psychology will delve into the realm of the mind where these answers lurk. Students need a notebook and journal and will conduct experiments at home. Limited section on abnormal Psychology will be presented. This 24 week course may count as 1 credit on the high school transcript.  Textbook:  None                                                                                                             

Time: Tuesdays; 8/30-11/15/16 and 1/17-4/18/17; 1:15-2:45pm.                                            

 

 

psychology-symbol-design-isolated-white-25803548Honors/AP Psychology (grades 11-12) – Karen Freeman – The AP Psychology class focuses on passing the AP/CLEP for College Psych 1301. The class offers an in-depth look at the history, research methods, and biological bases of behavior and states of consciousness including learning, cognition, motivation and emotion of the human psyche. This 28 week course covers the 14 main areas of psychology, including abnormal behavior, treatment, as well as social psychology.  At the end of the 2nd semester, students will be ready to challenge the AP/CLEP Test. This course may count as 1 credit on the high school transcript. Prerequisite: None; Textbook: TBA.

Time: Thursdays; 9/1-12/8/16 and 1/12-4/27/17; 10:45-12:15pm.                                 

  

 


  

Computer Science

computer Programming_WordleIntroduction to Microsoft Office 2010 (grades 7-12) – Jeremy Gallagher – If you need a solid foundation on how to properly utilize Microsoft Office programs, this is the class for you! Students will learn to master the basics and touch on advanced techniques of the Microsoft Office applications as well as learn how they work together. Students will create and edit a variety of Word documents ranging from the academic to the professional. Students will also author several Excel spreadsheets that include chart analyses, custom functions and calculations, and even some simple macros. Students will then build PowerPoint presentations using slide transitions, animations, embedded multimedia, and inserted documents from other Office programs.  Students will need a USB drive and Microsoft Office 2010 (installed at home). This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript. Textbook:  MS Office: Microsoft Office 2016 Step by Step by Joan Lambert and Curtis Frye http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/0735699232/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?qid=1455942091&sr=1-1&pi=SY200_QL40&keywords=ms+office+2016                                                                            

Time: Wednesdays; 8/31-11/16/16 and 1/18-4/19/17; 9-10:30am.                                          

 

computer 2

 

Introduction to Programming (grades 7-12) – Jeremy Gallagher – If you have ever wanted to learn to program but thought it would be too difficult, this is the class for you!  Learning to code teaches students problem solving, abstract analysis, and even creative expression.  Using the Python programming language, we will cover programming logic from creating loops and conditional statements to recursion and defining our own functions using object-oriented concepts.  Python is an ideal language for beginners, and we will use it to explore interface design, data structures, and even GUI-based programs.  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript. Required Materials: 1 USB drive and the free Microsoft Visual Studio Express (installed at home). TextbookThink Python: How to Think Like a Computer Scientist all by Allen B. Downey – https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/1491939362/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?qid=1455898229&sr=1-1&pi=SY200_QL40&keywords=think+python

Time:  Wednesdays; 8/31-11/16/16 and 1/18-4/19/17; 10:45-12:15pm.                               

 

web design

Introduction to Web Design (grades 7-12)  – Roger DeMary – Interested in learning to make and maintain your own website? Then, this is the class for you. Students will learn the basics of web design, from adding text, links, photos, web graphics, scripts, and animations to their web pages. Students will create web pages using HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and JavaScript. Learn the basic skills to become a web designer. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript. Required Materials: 1 USB drive. Textbook: HTML and CSS: Design and Build Websites by Jon Duckett – http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/1118008189/ref=mp_s_a_1_2?qid=1455950182&sr=8-2&pi=SY200_QL40&keywords=html+and+css                                                                                    

Time: Fridays; 9/2-11/18/16 and 1/13-4/21/17; 2:45-4:15 pm.                                         

 

game designer

Introduction to Game Programming (grades 7-12) – Roger Demary- Learn how to create your own line of video games! Students will learn the basics of game programming using Game Maker software. The program provides a drag and drop interface for creating games. Students will learn the techniques, mechanics, and concepts involved in creating single and multiplayer games. Students will also learn about keyboard and mouse controls, adding sounds, keeping score, multiple levels, increasing challenges, and more.  Students will learn several basic programming concepts to add complexity to their games. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript. Required materials: 1 USB drive. Textbook:   The Game Maker's Apprentice: Game Development for Beginners by Jacob Habgood and Mark Overmars – http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/1590596153/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?qid=1455950356&sr=8-1&pi=SY200_QL40&keywords=game+maker+apprentice 

Time: Fridays; 9/2-11/18/16 and 1/13-4/21/17; 1-2:30 pm                             

 

 

graphic design

Graphic Design (grades 7-12) – Hal Hill – If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to create and edit digital art using programs like Photoshop, this is the class for you! Students will learn to create and customize images to design logos, web graphics, and abstract art. The class explores graphic design concepts including image layers, photo manipulation, color theory, artistic filters, and even GIF animation. Students will use the concepts to improve photographs, design their own logo and business cart, create original art, and even complete their own graphic design portfolio. Students will use free image manipulation software, but the skills will transfer to other programs such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.  Required Materials: 1 USB drive. Textbook:       Graphic Design – The Book of GIMP: A Complete Guide to Nearly Everything by Olivier Lecarme and Karine Delvare http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/1593273835/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?qid=1455950001&sr=8-1&pi=SY200_QL40&keywords=book+of+gimp                                                                                           

Time: Tuesdays; 8/30-11/15/16 and 1/17-4/18/17; 9-10:30 am.                                          

 

 


Culinary Arts

Culinary ArtsCulinary Arts 1 (grades 9-12) – Executive Chef Karen Freeman CCP/IACP – Crostini, Aïoli, Tapenade, Fondue. . . Culinary holds a language all its own. Unravel the mystique of the culinary world by learning the techniques and methods that turn food into art. Taught by a European-trained Chef with American influence, this 24-week course teaches the basics of Culinary Design to enhance knowledge and enjoyment of the world of food! Topics include: career building, knife skills, food & kitchen safety, menu planning, nutrition, spices & herbs, sauces & emulsifiers, and more. An Iron Chef event is planned as the final. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript. Culinary equipment & some experience required.  Check on-line for the list of equipment.  Cost of the course includes all foods used in class and a chef’s hat. Students must wear closed toe shoes, t-shirt with sleeves, an apron, and chef’s hat or hairnet.

Time:  Wednesdays; 8/31-11/16/16 and 1/18-4/19/17; 1:30-4:30pm     CLASS IS FULL    

               Thursdays; 9/1-11/17/16 and 1/19-4/20/17; 1:30-4:30pm                               

 

 


English

 

Note:  Our high school English classes require that the student know how to write a 5-paragraph essay.  We teach this skill in English 8 and The Five-paragraph Essay Workshop in the summer.  

See the Classical School for Elementary English classes.

 

English 6

English 6Ruth Elrod – This yearlong course (24 weeks) is an introduction to basic paragraph writing.  Students will explore prewriting techniques and basic paragraph construction through both Creative Writing and Expository Writing. Students will write several three-paragraph essays. Students will learn how to use grammar and syntax to create complex sentences.  Parents should teach spelling, grammar, and reading/literature at home.   Textbooks: Easy Grammar 6 TE, Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book 6, Writing With The Masters, Number The Stars, and In The Year Of The Boar and Jackie Robinson all available at HEP Bookstore.                                                                                                                      

Time: Tuesdays; 8/30-11/15/16 and 1/17-4/18/17; 10:45-12:15pm.                                             

 

english 6English 7– Celia Crotteau – This yearlong course (24 weeks) will cover grammar, vocabulary, literature, creative writing, and expository writing.  Students will explore various paragraph types and the three paragraph essay.  The literature studied will focus on 2 novels, several short stories, and poetry.  Textbooks:  Bridge to Terabithia and Sign of the Beaver (novels), Writing with the Masters, Jensen’s Vocabulary, and Easy Grammar Plus TE.  Books are available at the HEP Bookstore.  Mrs. Crotteau will recommend students from English 7 for either JTT 8 or English 8.  These students will have first choice for JTT 8.

Session #1:  Tuesdays; 8/30-11/15/16 and 1/17-4/18/17; 9-10:30am CLASS IS FULL

Session #2:  Wednesdays; 8/31-11/16/16 and 1/18-4/19/17; 9-10:30am

 

 

Honors English 8 – see Journey Through Time below in the Honors English section of the schedule. Honor students will study the 5-paragraph essay and literary essay while following year 1 of the Journey Through Time program. A seventh grade teacher recommendation is required or students will take a writing assessment with Mrs. Juren.

 

English 8

English 8 – Ruth Elrod – This yearlong course (24 weeks) will introduce the 5-paragraph essay and the literary essay.  Students will complete two essays during the fall.  During the spring semester, students will study three novels – The Pearl, The Bronze Bow, and Redwall- and write a literary essay on each novel. Students will also practice several shorter essays and some in-class writing assignments. Students will work on SAT vocabulary and learn to use their vocabulary words in their writing assignments. Textbooks: Writing With The Masters, Vocabulary From Classical Roots, Book A; The Pearl, The Bronze Bow, and Redwall. Most of the books are available at the HEP Bookstore.                                                                                                                      

Time: Tuesdays; 8/30-11/15/16 and 1/17-4/18/17; 9-10:30am.                                                

 

 

English 9English 9Celia CrotteauIn this yearlong course (28 weeks), students will continue developing their 5-paragraph essay writing, vocabulary, and oral presentation skills.  Textbooks: Thornton Wilder's Our Town, The Miracle Worker, The Hound of the Baskervilles (Novel), Writing With the Masters, Pocket Style Manual, Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book  B, More Reading Comprehension in Varied Subject Matter #1 (all available at HEP Bookstore). This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.                                                                                                                              

 Tuesdays; 8/30-12/6/16 and 1/10-4/25/17; 10:45-12:45 pm                               

 

English 10

English 10 – Celia Crotteau – The focus of this yearlong course (28 weeks) will be on literature, strong paragraph writing and multiple paragraph essay compositions, reading comprehension, and vocabulary skills.  Students should know how to write a 5-paragraph essay. Textbooks available from HEP Bookstore: The Giver, Son, Julius Caesar, Night, Writing with the Masters, Pocket Style Manual, Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book C, More Reading Comprehension in Varied Subject Matter #2. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.                                                                                                  

Time: Tuesdays; 8/30-12/6/16 and 1/10-4/25/17; 1:30-3:45 pm.                                      

 

English 11

English 11 – Karen Freeman – This yearlong course which meets for 28 weeks focuses on American Literature, 5- paragraph essay compositions, a research paper, reading comprehension, and vocabulary skills. Students must know how to write a 5-paragraph essay. Textbooks available from the HEP Bookstore:  BJU American Literature (11th Grade) Textbook, Writing with the Masters, Pocket Style Manual, Vocabulary From Classical Roots D, More Reading Comprehension Through Varied Subject Matter #3, and other paperback books (get list from instructor).  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.                                                                                                 

Time: Tuesdays; 8/30-12/6/16 and 1/10-4/25/17; 2:45-5pm.

 

 


shakespeareEnglish 12 – Amanda Murray – Using Readers Theaters, art projects, and collaborative activities, students will explore some of the greatest and “coolest” literature of Britain.  This yearlong, 28 week course, taught by an English teacher with a Drama degree, will study British literature using a novel approach that incorporates group interaction and hands-on activities. The class will continue the developed skills of: essay exams, the research paper, critical reading, and vocabulary. Students must know how to write a 5-paragraph essay.  Textbooks:  BJU British Literature (12TH Grade), Pocket Style Manual, Vocabulary from Classical Roots E; More Reading Comprehension Through Varied Subject Matter #4, Writing with the Masters and several paperbacks to be determined.  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.

Time: Thursdays; 9/1-12/8/16 and 1/12-4/27/17; 9:30-noon

 


movie as lit

Movies as Literature (Grades 9-12) – Ashlea Massie – In this course, students will learn how to recognize and understand literary terminology within movies, as opposed to books. This 28-week course is designed as an elective for students who enjoy literature, movies, or both! Because Movies as Literature is a slow-paced curriculum, it can also be used as a regular English course for those who struggle to understand literary terminology and analysis. This class is intended to be fun and educational for the students without the stress of a normal English course. Homework assignments will offer a variety of choices for the student to choose from, so internet and library accessibility is a requirement for this course. The several paperback books required for the course will be listed on the syllabus. This course counts as 1 credit on the high school transcript. Textbooks:  Movies as Literature Student Edition Textbook and Pocket Style Manual, 2014 edition (available at HEP Bookstore).

Time: Mondays; 8/22-12/5/16 and 1/9-4/24/17; 2:45-4:45pm.

 

 

HONORS ENGLISH/HISTORY/HUMANITIES

 

Honors Students must present a written recommendation from the previous teacher in order to enroll in JOURNEY THROUGH TIME.  Please have the recommendation at enrollment time. New students must be approved by Mrs. Joanne Juren for admission to the JTT program.

 

WS1JOURNEY THROUGH TIME – Grade 8

ANCIENT TIMES (Creation – 476AD) – Celia Crotteau – This yearlong course (32 weeks) traces the history of ideas regarding western culture.  The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with the Judeo-Christian foundations of western culture.  It is essential for students to have some understanding of the roots of their culture in order to respond from a biblical perspective to the present-day mores and philosophies.  This course focuses on extended paragraph writing and the five-paragraph essay. Textbooks: JTT Book of Readings 8, Cat of Bubastes, Hittite Warrior, The Golden Bull, Year of the Tiger, Vocabulary From Classical Roots A, Writing with the Masters, Pocket Style Manual, Streams of Civilizations (available through HEP Bookstore) and the Bible (required).  This course counts as Honors English 8; Honors History 8, and Bible.                                                                                                                             

Time: Mondays; 8/15-12/12/16 and 1/9-5/8/17; 9-noon.                                                                                                                       

Homework for Summer:  Read C.S. Lewis's Screwtape Letters and Charlotte’s Web.

 

JTT 9

JOURNEY THROUGH TIME – Grade 9                                           

THE GREEKS, ROMANS, AND THE RISE OF CHRISTIANITY– Leesa Wolf – This yearlong course, which meets for 32 weeks, explores Western culture as a blend of Judeo-Christian traditions recorded in the Old and New Testaments and the Greco-Roman pagan traditions of Greek and Roman Literature. This year’s writing will focus on learning well-developed expository writing:  advanced expository paragraphs with sub-topic sentences, and various college essay formats, including the MLA Style 5-paragraph research essay. Textbooks: JTT Book of Readings 9; World History BJU Textbook 4th Ed. (#275560), Famous Men of Greece, Famous Men of Rome, Vocabulary from Classical Roots B, A Pocket Style Manual, Writing with the Masters, and the Bible.  Paperbacks will be listed on the syllabus.  This course counts as Honors English 9 and Honors Ancient History.                                                                                                                     

Session #1:  Mondays; 8/15-12/12/16 and 1/9-5/8/17; 9-noon CLASS IS FULL

Session #2: Thursdays; 8/25-12/15/16 and 1/12-5/11/17; 1-4 pm

Homework for the summer:  Read Fitzgerald Version of The Iliad (completely) and The Odyssey (as much as you can during the summer).

 

 

WS2

JOURNEY THROUGH TIME – Grade 10                                          

MEDIEVAL TIMES– Joanne Juren – This yearlong course, which meets for 32 weeks, examines the impact of the church, chivalry, and feudalism on the development of Europe during the Medieval Time period.  This year’s writing focuses on advanced expository paragraphs with sub-topic sentences, and various college essay formats, including the MLA Style research paper. Textbooks:  JTT Book of Readings 10, World History BJU Textbook 4th ed. (#275560), Famous Men of the Middle Ages, Vocabulary from Classical Roots C, A Pocket Style Manual, Writing with the Masters, and the Bible.  Paperbacks will be listed on the syllabus.  This course counts as Honors English 10 and Honors World History.                                                                                                                    

Time: Mondays; 8/15-12/12/16 and 1/9-5/8/17; 1-4pm.                                                                                                                      

Homework for the summer:  Read Dover edition of Beowulf.                                                                                                                         

 

WS3

JOURNEY THROUGH TIME – Grade 11                                                 

THE RENAISSANCE/THE AGE OF REASON – Karen Freeman -The first semester of this 32-week course is an extensive survey of the history and literature of the Renaissance & Reformation period and the second semester, The Age of Reason, looks in depth at the philosophies of the Enlightenment, which led to the birth of America.  Various genre begun in this age are also explored, e. g. journalism.   The first semester will focus on the college history essay; the second semester on journalism, satire, and six methods of paragraph development.  Textbooks: JTT Book of Readings 11, World History BJU Textbook 4th ed. (#275560) and Student Activity Manual 4th ed.  (#278747), Writing with the Masters, A Pocket Style Manual, and Vocabulary from Classical Roots D. This course counts as Honors English 11 and Honors American History.                                                                                                                                

Time: Mondays; 8/15-12/12/16 and 1/9-5/8/17; 1-4pm.                                                  

                                                                                                                 

 

WS4

JOURNEY THROUGH TIME – Grade 12                                                  

THE AGE OF ROMANTICISM/MODERN TIMESKaren Freeman- This 32-week course offers an in-depth look at Romanticism in Europe, England, and America.  It also covers European and American Realism and Naturalism in both the Victorian Era in England and during Modern Times.  The fall semester writing will focus on critical analysis and the spring semester on research and text documentation. Focus will be given to understanding the methods of Literature through the study of History with developments to challenge the CLEP test. Textbooks: JTT Book of Readings 12, World History BJU Textbook 4th ed. (#275560) and Student Activity Manual 4th ed.  (#278747), A Pocket Style Manual, Writing with the Masters, and Vocabulary from Classical Roots E. This course counts as Honors English 12 and Honors Modern History.        

Time: Monday; 8/15-12/12/16 and 1/9-5/8/17; 9:00-Noon. 

 

Tapestery of Grace 3TAPESTRY OF GRACE WRITING CLASSES —- Enrollment in these classes is limited to Tapestry of Grace students. Students must present a permission form from the co-op in order to register.

        

Year 3 Dialectic Writing Class – Grades 6-8 – Celia Crotteau – Using Tapestry of Grace literature, the HEP instructor will develop writing lessons focused on the literature.  This 24-week course focuses on developing strong writing skills using the extended paragraph format, as well as the four and five paragraph essay formats.  Students will elevate their writing skills by using an Active Voice and elevated language. Textbooks:  TOG Books, Writing with the Masters, by Joanne E. Juren and Karen J. Freeman    

Fall semester: The Diary of a Napoleonic Foot Soldier, by Jakob Walter; William Wordsworth: Favorite Poems; Island of the Blue Dolphins, by Scott O'Dell

Spring semester: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain; Poetry for Young People: Emily Dickinson, by Frances Schoonmaker Bolin; The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle                                                                                                                                     

Time: Mondays; 8/22-11/14/16 and 1/16-4/17/17; 1-2:30pm.                                              

 


Foreign Language

 

german

German 1 (grades 7-12) – Sarah Kruse. Students will study vocabulary and grammatical structures with an emphasis placed on acquiring language through language teaching methodology focusing on comprehensible input. Techniques used include TPR (Total Physical Response), TPRS (Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling), long-term memory techniques, acting, storytelling, reading, translation and conversation. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript. Textbooks:  We are ordering the books and will hopefully have them by the first class.

Dates:  Tues/Thurs; 9/13-12/15/16 and 1/10-4/27/17; 2:45-4:15 pm (teacher will make up 3 hours of time due to us pushing the start date back 1 week)

 

 

learn-french

French 1 (grades 7-12) – Sarah Kruse. Students will study vocabulary and grammatical structures with an emphasis placed on acquiring language through language teaching methodology focusing on comprehensible input. Techniques used include TPR (Total Physical Response), TPRS (Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling), long-term memory techniques, acting, storytelling, reading, translation and conversation. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript. Textbooks:  TBA

Dates:  Tues/Thurs; 9/6-12/15/16 and 1/10-4/27/17; 10:45-12:15pm

 

Spanish 3Spanish 1 (grades 7-12) –Rosa Flores. Students will study vocabulary and grammatical structures with an emphasis placed on acquiring language through language teaching methodology focusing on comprehensible input. Techniques used include TPR (Total Physical Response), TPRS (Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling), long-term memory techniques, acting, storytelling, reading, translation and conversation. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.  Textbooks:  Look, I can Talk! Pobre Ana

Session 1: Mon/Wed; 8/31-12/14/16 and 1/9-4/26/17; 1-2:30pm (Flores)                     

Session 2:  Tues/Thurs; 9/6-12/15/16 and 1/10-4/27/17; 10:45-12:15pm  (Flores)

Session 3:  Tues/Thurs; 9/6-12/15/16 and 1/10-4/27/17; 1-2:30pm (Flores)

 

Spanish1Spanish 2 (grades 8-12) – Rosa Flores – Students will study vocabulary and grammatical structures with an emphasis placed on acquiring language through language teaching methodology focusing on comprehensible input. Techniques used include TPR (Total Physical Response), TPRS (Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling), long-term memory techniques, acting, storytelling, reading, translation and conversation.  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.  Pre-requisite:  Spanish 1. Textbook: Look, I can Talk!  Patricia v a California & Mi propio Auto

Session 1:  Mon/Wed; 8/31-12/14/16 and 1/9-4/26/17; 10:45-12:15pm                      

Session 2:  Tues/Thurs; 9/6-12/15/16 and 1/10-4/27/17; 2:45-4:15pm

 

elem spanish 2Spanish 3 (grades 8-12)Rosa Flores – Spanish 3 is for intermediate and advanced intermediate students who have successfully completed 2 years of Spanish. Students will be presented with vocabulary and grammatical structures in a multi-level setting with an emphasis placed on acquiring language through language teaching methodology focusing on comprehensible input. Techniques used include TPR (Total Physical Response), TPRS (Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling), long-term memory techniques, acting, storytelling, reading, translation and conversation. In this course, there will be a little more emphasis on output in the form of speaking and writing than there is in the beginner class.  Each year counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.  Pre-requisite:  Spanish 2; Textbook:  Look, I can Talk More!    El Viaje Perdido & Ojos de Carmen, "Introduction to Spanish Poetry."

Session 1:  Mon/Wed; 8/31-12/14/16 and 1/9-4/26/17; 9-10:30am

Session 2:  Tues/Thurs; 9/6-12/15/16 and 1/10-4/27/17; 9-10:30am     

 

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Sign Language 1 (grades 7-12) – Dannette Lira-Anderson – Sign Language 1 offers an introduction to a visual language.  This course is designed to present students with vocabulary, basic principles of grammatical structure, signed conversation, the understanding of facial expressions, gestures, and body language, fingerspelling, receptive proficiency on a basic level, use of videos for visual training, and reading which includes cultural material.  Taught by a certified signer, students will also learn about career opportunities in this field.  The student is further acclimated to the new modality of this language via classroom experiences conducted without voice.  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.  TextbooksSigning Naturally, Units 1-6 student workbook with DVD and For Hearing People Only, 3rd Edition, by Matthew S. MooreLinda LevitanISBN-10: 0963401637

Time:  Fridays; 11:30-1:30 

 

SignlanguageSign Language 2 (grades 8-12) – Dannette Lira-Anderson – Sign Language 2 is basic vocabulary, structure, syntax, and grammar. Students will continue to focus on fingerspelling, numbers, facial grammar and sentence structure. Students will also further develop the conversational/cultural behaviors necessary to hold a beginning-level conversation. More challenging examples of Deaf humor will be presented as well as additional cultural information to aid student development of awareness of and appreciation for the unique linguistic relationship between language and culture among those deaf /hard-of-hearing individuals who use ASL to communicate.  The student is further acclimated to the new modality of this language via classroom experiences conducted without voice.  Students will understand what professional interpreting entails and what is expected regarding the Code of Professional Conduct.  Three (3) cultural experiences outside of class time are required. Textbooks:  Signing Naturally, Units 7-12 student workbook with DVD amd For Hearing People Only, 3rd Edition, by Matthew S. MooreLinda LevitanISBN-10: 0963401637

Time: Fridays; 9/2-12/9/16 and 1/13-5/5/17; 1:30-3:30 pm
 

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Sign Language 3 (grades 9-12) – Dannette Lira-Anderson – Sign Language 3 continues teaching intermediate to more difficult level language structures used for presentations and conversations.   Introduction to concepts and issues in Deaf culture and the Deaf community. Students will continue learning vocabulary, ASL grammar, fingerspelling, and number fluency.  Students will practice signing in a non-speaking environment. Emphasizes the Deaf community as a linguistic and American cultural minority, and the importance of language, values, traditions, and diversity in this group TextbooksSigning Naturally, Book 2 and For Hearing People Only, 3rd Edition, by Matthew S. MooreLinda LevitanISBN-10: 0963401637

Time: Fridays; 9/2-12/9/16 and 1/13-5/5/17; 9:15-11:15 am                                                                                                                                                                                                      

 

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Latin 1 (grades 8-12) – Michael Puryear – A rigorous first year course in Latin, this class is designed for high school students with little or no Latin background or for mature junior high students.  The readings include selections from both Classical and Christian authors from which the student will learn Christian prayers, Bible verses, and Roman history. Textbooks: Henle, Robert J. , First Year Latin, Loyola Press, 1958; Henle, Robert J. , S. J, Latin Grammar, Loyola Press, 1958; Latin Chant Sets (optional). This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript. Students will take the National Latin Exam.                                                                                                                            

Time: Tuesday/Thursday; 9/6-12/15/16 and 1/10-4/27/17; 10:45-12:15 pm                             

 

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Latin 2 (grades 9-12) – Michael Puryear – A rigorous second year course in Latin, this class is designed for high school students who have successfully completed Latin 1.  The readings focus on three great leaders….Julius Caesar and Rome, Vercingetorix and the Gallic Wars, and Jesus Christ and the early church.  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.  Textbooks: Henle, Robert J., Second Year Latin, Loyola Press, 1958; Henle, Robert J. , S. J, Latin Grammar, Loyola Press, 1958; Latin Chant Sets (optional).  Students will take the National Latin Exam                                                                                                                                 

Time: Tues/Thurs; 9/6-12/15/16 and 1/10-4/27/17; 10:45-12:15 pm                                                                                                          

 

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Latin 3 – Selected Literature and Roman History (grades 10-12) – Michael Puryear – A rigorous course for students who have completed 2 or more years of high school-level Latin, this class will explore Vergil's "Aeneid" and selected works of Cicero in their original language. Students will translate, learn to scan meter, and analyze symbolism, rhetorical devices, and historical context. Textbook:  http://www.bolchazy.com/A-Vergil-Workbook-Second-Edition-P3165.aspx. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript as Latin 3. Students will take the National Latin Exam and will be ready for the AP Test

Time: Tuesday/Thursdays; 9/6-12/15/16 and 1/10-4/27/17; 1-2:30 pm. 

 

 


                                                                                                                 

Logic

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The Art of Argument (grades 9-12) – Joanne Juren – “My chief objection to a quarrel,” G.K. Chesterton wrote, “is that it ends a good argument.” High school students will argue (and sometimes quarrel), but they won’t argue well without good training. This one semester course, The Art of Argument, is designed to teach the argumentative adolescent how to reason with clarity, relevance, and purpose. The mastery of informal logic (the logical fallacies) is a foundational subject by which other subjects are evaluated, assessed, and learned. Textbook:  The Art of Argument may be purchased at the HEP Bookstore.  This course counts 1/2 credit on the high school transcript.

Time: Wednesdays; 8/31-11/16/16, 9:15-10:30am.

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The Discovery of Deduction: An Introduction to Formal Logic (grades 9-12) – Joanne Juren – This one semester course, The Discovery of Deduction, is geared directly toward students as young as eighth grade, making a subject usually reserved for study in college accessible and relevant to middle and high school, logic-stage students. This course emphasizes the practical and real-world application of soundly structured deductive logic. Using methods such as Socratic dialogue, ample discussion, and integration of other subjects, this course teaches formal logic in the best way for dialectic students. Textbook:  The Discovery of Deduction may be purchased at the HEP Bookstore.  This course counts 1/2 credit on the high school transcript. Prerequisite:  The Art of Logic.

Time: Wednesdays; 1/18-4/19/17; 9:15-10:30am

 


 

Math

All students must have a permission form from the previous HEP math teacher or take a placement test in order to enroll in Math 5/4 or higher. The placement test can be taken most any day during the summer.

We offer Singapore Math for Grades 3-5 on Mondays in our Classical School.

 

MATH 76Saxon Math 7/6 (6th grade) – Linda Hendrix – This yearlong course (32 weeks) covers the Saxon 7/6 textbook in a classroom setting.  Math 7/6 introduces the concepts, procedures, and vocabulary your student needs to be successful in upper-level algebra and geometry courses. Covers compound interest; functions and coordinate graphing; integers; exponential expressions; divisibility concepts; prime factorization; ratios and proportions; radius, circumference and pi; statistics and probability; and complementary and supplementary angles. Students must work daily at least 5 days a week on their math homework.  Only this type of systematic practice will produce a good grade.  Most students who try to complete all work in only 1 session a week are doomed to fail.  Parents are to supervise the timely completion of all homework assignments.  The teacher will test on a regular basis.  This is a 6th grade course.

Time: Wednesdays; 8/24-12/14/16 and 1/11-5/10/17; 10:45-12:15pm.

 


math 87Saxon Math 8/7 (7th grade) – Sue Rothberg – This yearlong course (32 weeks) covers the Saxon 8/7 textbook in a classroom setting.  This course focuses on decimals, ratios, percents, and word problems with lessons on Pre-algebra.  Students must work daily at least 5 days a week on their math homework.  Only this type of systematic practice will produce a good grade.  Most students who try to complete all work in only 1 session a week are doomed to fail.  Parents are to supervise the timely completion of all homework assignments.  The teacher will test on a regular basis.  This is a 7th grade course.

Time: Wednesdays; 8/24-12/14/16 and 1/11-5/10/17; 1-2:30pm.

 

 


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Algebra ½ – Saxon (grades 7 up) – Linda Hendrix – This yearlong course (32 weeks) covers the Saxon ½ or Pre-Algebra textbook.  Students must work daily at least 5 days a week on their math homework.  Only this type of systematic practice will produce a good grade.  Most students who try to complete all work in only 1 session a week are doomed to fail.  Parents are to supervise the timely completion of all homework assignments.  The teacher will test on a regular basis. Strong 7th graders may take this course.                                                              

Time: Tuesdays; 8/23-12/13/16 and 1/10-5/9/17; 1-2:30pm.


ALGEBRA

Algebra I – Saxon (grades 8 and up) – Cheryl Red. This yearlong course (32 weeks) covers the Saxon Algebra I textbook in a classroom setting.  Students are encouraged to study all lessons before coming to class so that they may participate in the class discussion.  Students must work daily at least 5 days a week on their math homework.  Only this type of systematic practice will produce a good grade.  Most students who try to complete all work in only 1 session a week are doomed to fail.  Parents are to supervise the timely completion of all homework assignments.  The teacher will test on a regular basis. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.                                                                                                                  

Session 1:   Tuesdays; 8/23-12/13/16 and 1/10-5/9/17; 9-10:30am. 

Session 2:  Wednesdays; 8/24-12/14/16 and 1/11-5/10/17; 9-10:30am    

 


ALGEBRARegular Algebra II – Saxon – Linda Hendrix – This yearlong course (32 weeks) covers Saxon’s Algebra II which includes Algebra 2 and Geometry in a classroom setting.  Students are encouraged to study all lessons before coming to class so that they may participate in the class discussion.  Students must work daily at least 5 days a week on their math homework.  Only this type of systematic practice will produce a good grade.  Most students who try to complete all work in only 1 session a week are doomed to fail.  Parents are to supervise the timely completion of all homework assignments.  The teacher will test on a regular basis.  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.                                                                                                   

Time:  Tuesdays; 8/23-12/13/16 and 1/10-5/9/17; 10:30-1pm (2.5 hours per week)                                          


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Honors Algebra 2 – Saxon – Linda Hendrix – This yearlong course (32 weeks) covers the complete Saxon’s Algebra 2 book which includes Algebra 2 and Geometry in a classroom setting and moves at a faster pace than the regular Algebra 2 class.  The honors class will also work on math challenge problems.  Students are encouraged to study all lessons before coming to class so that they may participate in the class discussion.  Students must work daily at least 5 days a week on their math homework.  Only this type of systematic practice will produce a good grade.  Most students who try to complete all work in only 1 session a week are doomed to fail.  Parents are to supervise the timely completion of all homework assignments.  The teacher will test on a regular basis.  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.                                                                                                    

Time:  Thursdays; 8/25-12/15/16 and 1/12-5/11/17; 1-3pm (2 hours per week)                                                   

 

ADV MATH

Honors Advanced Mathematics – SaxonLinda Hendrix – This yearlong course (32 weeks) covers the Saxon Advanced Mathematics textbook in a classroom setting.  Students are encouraged to study all lessons before coming to class so that they may participate in the class discussion.  Students must work daily at least 5 days a week on their math homework.  Only this type of systematic practice will produce a good grade.  Most students who try to complete all work in only 1 session a week are doomed to fail. Mrs. Hendrix will teach students how to use a graphing calculator!  This course is great preparation for the SAT!  Each semester counts as ½-credit on the high school transcript; students with an A or B in the course may count it as an honors course.  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.                                                                                                                        

Time: Tuesdays; 8/23-12/13/16 and 1/10-5/9/17; 8:30-10:30am (2 hours per week)                                              

 


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Honors Calculus – SaxonDr. Robert Crotteau – This yearlong course (32 weeks) covers the Saxon Calculus textbook in a classroom setting.  This class will be taught using the Oxford method where students study the assigned lessons and complete the homework before coming to class. Classroom time is spent working on specific areas where students had difficulty with the homework.  Students must work at least 5 days a week on their math homework.  Only this type of systematic practice will produce a good grade.  Most students who try to complete all work in only 1 session a week are doomed to fail. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript; students with an A or B in the course may count it as an honors course. Graphing Calculator required.                                                                                                        

Time: Wednesdays; 8/24-12/14/16 and 1/11-5/10/17; 9-11:30 am (2.5 hours per week)                                                                                                                                            

Calculus Letter

 

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Honors Statistics (grades 10-12) – Linda Hendrix; This yearlong course (24 weeks) covers the Life of Fred Statistics book, which covers a full year of college statistics in a fun and entertaining format. Students will learn to use the Emergency Statistics Guide to determine which test to apply to a statistics problem. Taught by a master’s level math teacher, this course will prepare the student to do well in college statistics.  This course counts as 1 math credit on the high school transcript.  Prerequisites: Advanced Mathematics or Calculus. Textbook:  Life of Fred Statistics (available at the HEP Bookstore).

Time: Thursdays; 9/1-11/17/16 and 1/19-4/20/17; 11:15-12:15pm.

 

consumer mathConsumer Mathematics (grades 9-12) – 
Sue Rothberg. This yearlong course (24 weeks) will cover the BJU Consumer Mathematics Course. This course will help prepare every student for life as an adult. This course is for both the student who struggles with math and for the math wiz! This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript. Textbook:  BJU Consumer Mathematics (available at the HEP Bookstore). This course coupled with Algebra 1 and 2 fulfills the minimum high school math credit requirement for college and counts as one math or an elective credit.                                                                                

Time:  Tuesdays; 8/30-11/15/16 and 1/17-4/18/17; 2:45-4:15pm.                                                                                                                 

 

Accelerated Math Classes

HEP of Texas is proud to present Dr. Miles Jones’ Accelerated Math Program.  All Accelerated Math supplies are available at the HEP Bookstore and one kit must be purchased for each semester. The kits have a single user (family) license. HEP classes are offered as a yearlong course.  Dr. Jones has changed his program’s name to:  Dr. Jones’ Geniuses Accelerated Math Program (formerly SUPER-MATH).

PARENTS MUST ATTEND CLASSES!

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Accelerated Math Five:  Factor-MasterCheryl Red.  For teens and advanced pre-teens who can already multiply and divide.  The course teaches mastery of all math operations; powers, factoring, and signed numbers.  Students continue to increase their knowledge of fractions, rapid calculation skills, and memory training.

 

Accelerated Math Six:  Fraction-Master – Cheryl Red.  In the second semester, following Math Five, students will master factoring, powers, roots, signed numbers, advanced calculation skills and all 8 operations with fractions.  If they achieve their Fraction-Master award they will be allowed to skip Math Seven and enter Accelerated-Math Eight, algebra and geometry. 

 

Accelerated Math 5 & 6 – Fridays; 9/2-11/18/16 and 1/13-4/21/17; 11:15-12:45 pm.                                                                                                                           

 


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Accelerated Math Seven:  Rapid Calculation – Cheryl Red.  This course is for students who have already done operations with fractions.  They will master all math operations; including factoring, powers, roots, memory training, fractions, and advanced rapid calculation skills.   This is a pre-algebra course for those moving on to Accelerated Math Eight.  This course meets for 14 weeks and for 2 hours per week.        

 

Accelerated Math Eight:  Equation-Master – Cheryl Red. The Math Eight course teaches basic algebra and geometry.  The course integrates Accelerated-Math rapid calculation skills into the solving of all types of equations.  Memory training will include memorizing the Periodic Table of the Elements. This is an SAT preparation course.  This course meets for 14 weeks and for 2 hours per week.

 

Accelerated Math 7 & 8 – Fridays; 9/2-12/9/16 and 1/13-5/5/17; 9-11 am (2 hours per week)

 

 

 

Science

All science equipment and supplies are provided by HEP.  The cost of these supplies is included in the cost of the course.

See the Thursday Classical School for elementary science classes.

HEP recommends the following order for Science classes for Middle School:

Science 6  —-  Life Science 7 —– Physical Science 8/9

 

Note:  We are no longer offering the Earth Science class, but instead recommend students take Physical Science in grade 8 or 9, followed by Biology in grade 9 or 10.

 

HEP recommends the following order for Science classes for High School:

For the honors science student:

Honors Physical Science  —–  Honors Biology 1  ——  Honors Chemistry 1  ——  Honors Bio 2, Honors Chem 2, Honors Physics  (all or any combination)

Note:  Strong science students are encouraged to take 2 science classes in grades 11 and/or 12 to prepare for the rigors of science on the collegiate level.

 

For the regular science student:

Physical Science  —–  Biology 1  ——  Chemistry 1  ——  Physics  

                                                                                                           or

                                                                                                          Marine Biology, Environmental Science

 

For the "less science oriented" science student:

Physical Science  —–  Biology 1  ——  Marine Biology and/or Environmental Science

 

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Science 6 – Sue Rothberg – This yearlong course (24 weeks) will use the Apologia Chemistry and Physics textbook (elementary school book). The class will cover the textbook material through a variety of activities including experiments, oral presentations, and projects. The teacher will administer her own tests, grade homework, and supervise lab experiments.  The parent should supervise the timely completion of all reading assignments, homework, and preparation for unit tests.  Other materials needed:  notebook and colored pencils.  Textbook:  Exploring Creation through Chemistry and Physics textbook and Student Notebooking Journal (available at HEP Bookstore).  Cost of the course includes all supplies for experiments.                                                                                                                           

Time: Tuesdays; 8/30-11/15/16 and 1/17-4/18/17; 9-10:30am.                                      

Cost: $690

 

life sciLife Science (grade 7) – Sue Rothberg – This yearlong course (24 weeks) will use the 7th grade BJU Life Science book.  The class will cover the textbook material through a variety of activities including experiments, oral presentations, and projects. The teacher will administer her own tests, grade homework, and supervise lab experiments.  The parent should supervise the timely completion of all reading assignments, homework, and preparation for unit tests.  Materials required:  BJU Life Science textbook and BJU Life Science Lab Book; notebook; colored pencils.  Cost of the course includes dissection specimens.                                                                                                                            

Session 1: Tuesdays; 8/30-11/15/16 and 1/17-4/18/17; 10:45-12:15pm CLASS IS FULL                              

 


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Physical Science (grade 8-9) – Sue Rothberg – This yearlong course (32 weeks) will use the Apologia Physical Science textbook.  Science concepts will be taught using a variety of methods including:  lecture, oral presentations, demonstrations, labs, and projects.  Students will be required to write formal labs.  The teacher will administer her own tests, grade homework, and supervise lab experiments.  All lab materials are included in the price of the course. The parent should supervise the timely completion of all reading assignments, homework, and preparation for unit tests.   Each semester counts as ½-credit on the high school transcript. Textbook:  Apologia Exploring Creation with Physical Science Textbook and Student Notebook (available at HEP Bookstore).                                                                                                                              

Time: Mondays; 8/15-12/12/16 and 1/9-5/8/17; 2-3:30pm    


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Honors Physical Science (grade 8-9) – Sue Rothberg – This yearlong course (32 weeks) honors course will use the Apologia Physical Science textbook. Students will cover the material faster and delve deeper into some subjects. Science concepts will be taught using a variety of methods including:  lecture, oral presentations, demonstrations, labs, and projects.  Students will be required to write formal lab reports.  The teacher will administer her own tests, grade homework, and supervise lab experiments.  All lab materials are included in the price of the course. The parent should supervise the timely completion of all reading assignments, homework, and preparation for unit tests.   Each semester counts as ½-credit on the high school transcript. Textbook:  Apologia Exploring Creation with Physical Science and Student Notebook (available at HEP Bookstore).                                                                                                                             

Time: Thursday; 8/25-12/15/16 and 1/12-5/11/17; 2-3:30pm.

                                                                                             


environmental sci

Environmental Science (grades 10-12) – Sue Rothberg – Learn about real-life environmental issues and concerns that are in the news today. This 32-week course is designed to encourage and challenge the 10-12 grade student to think about practical solutions to genuine environmental concerns. Topics covered include an introduction to ecology, the atmosphere, changes through science and technology on the food supply, water as an ecosystem, study of aquatic life, protecting the water supply, fossil energy sources, renewable energy, thermal energy, and climate change. Labs and formal lab reports will be an essential element of this course. Prerequisite: Physical Science and Algebra 1 or teacher approval (pick up an approval form from your current teacher). Textbook: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's Environmental Science (available at HEP Bookstore).  

Time:  Wednesdays; 8/24-12/14/16 and 1/11-5/10/17; 10:45-12:30pm.                          


reg bioRegular Biology 1 (grades 8-12) – Cheryl Red – This course (32 weeks) will cover most of the biology textbook and provide a hands-on lab experience for most chapters. Students will be required to write formal lab reports. This course fills up quickly and is limited to 14 students.  Cost includes all lab specimens.  The teacher will administer her own tests, grade homework, and supervise lab experiments.  The parent should supervise the timely completion of all reading assignments, homework, and preparation for unit tests.  This course counts as ½-credit per semester on the high school transcript. Textbook:   Science Shepherd Biology Text & Answer KeyThe Princeton Review Biology Coloring Workbook                                                                                                                          

Time:  Wednesdays; 8/24-12/14/16 and 1/11-5/10/17; 2-4:30pm.                                             

 

NOTE:  Students who complete Honors Biology 1 and 2 will be ready to take the Biology CLEP Test.

 

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Honors Biology 1 (grades 8-12) – Cheryl Red – This course (32 weeks) will cover the biology textbook and provide a hands-on lab experience for most chapters. Students will be required to write formal lab reports.  As an honors course, this course will cover the chapters much faster than the regular biology class. This course fills up quickly and is limited to 14 students.  Cost includes all lab specimens.  The teacher will administer her own tests, grade homework, and supervise lab experiments.  The parent should supervise the timely completion of all reading assignments, homework, and preparation for unit tests.  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.  Textbook: Science Shepherd Biology Text & Answer Key; The Princeton Review Biology Coloring Workbook                                                                                                                       

Time: Thursdays; 8/25-12/15/16 and 1/12-5/11/17; 9:30-Noon. Class is Full

 

                                                                                                     
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Marine Biology (grades 9-12) – Sue Rothberg – Marine Biology, a yearlong course (32 weeks), covers the Apologia Marine Biology curriculum.  Students will enjoy exploring the creatures of the sea through a variety of fun activities including dissections and a potential field trip.  Cost includes all lab specimens.  The teacher will administer her own tests, grade homework, and supervise lab experiments.  The class will include:  lecture, labs, and homework.  The parent should supervise the timely completion of all reading assignments, homework, and preparation for unit tests.  Prerequisites:  Biology I and Algebra I; Teacher Approval required (pick up approval form from any science teacher).  Textbooks: Exploring Creation through Marine Biology and Marine Biology Coloring Book (both available at HEP Bookstore).  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.                                                                                                    

Time: Wednesdays; 8/24-12/14/16 and 1/11-5/10/17; 9-10:45 am                                                     

 


medical careers

Medical Careers (grades 10-12) – Dr. Valerie Hanka – Medical Careers, a yearlong class (24 weeks), prepares students to go into the medical field. Students learn about diseases, medical terms, and the anatomy and physiology of the human body in this class. Taught by a medical doctor, students learn how medicine approaches science.  Students will learn medical professional skills and about various careers in the medical field.  Students also learn CPR and first aid skills, how to write medical notes, and how to read medical charts. Textbook: Medical Terminology, A Short Course by Davi-Ellen Chabner, available on Amazon.com. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript. 

Time:  Wednesdays; 8/31-11/16/16 and 1/18-4/19/17; 1-2:30pm.                                     

                                                                                                

Honors Biology 2 (grades 10-12) – This class will be offered again in 2017-18. This year, we are offering Honors Chem 2.

                                                                                                         

reg chem

Regular Chemistry 1 (grades 9-12; Alg. 2 concurrently enrolled) – Cheryl Red – his yearlong course will cover most of the Apologia Chemistry textbook and provide a hands-on lab experience for most chapters. Students will be required to complete formal lab reports. This class will meet for 16 weeks in the fall and 16 weeks in the spring.  The three-hour class will include lecture, problem solving, and labs. Parents will be responsible for overseeing the completion of all assignments at home. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.   It is mandatory that the student be enrolled in Algebra 2 or have completed Algebra 2 successfully before taking Chemistry.  Textbook:  Berean Builder's Discovering Design with Chemistry Text & Answer Key                  

Time:  Tuesdays; 8/23-12/13/16 and 1/10-5/9/17 ; 1:00-4:00 pm and every other Friday for a 1 hour study session. (Study session schedule to be provided by Mrs. Red for some Fridays from 1-2 pm) 

NOTE:  Students who complete Honors Chemistry 1 and 2 will be ready to take the AP or CLEP Test.

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Honors Chemistry 1 (grades 9-12; Alg. 2 concurrently enrolled) – Cheryl Red – This yearlong course will cover the Apologia Chemistry textbook at a faster pace than the regular chemistry class and provide a hands-on lab experience for most chapters. Students will be required to complete formal lab reports. This class will meet for 16 weeks in the fall and 16 weeks in the spring.  The three-hour class will include lecture, problem solving, and labs. Parents will be responsible for overseeing the completion of all assignments at home. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.  It is mandatory that the student be enrolled in Algebra 2 or have completed Algebra 2 successfully before taking Chemistry.  Textbook:  Berean Builder's Discovering Design with Chemistry Text & Answer Key

Time: Wednesdays; 8/24-12/14/16 and 1/11-5/10/17; 10:45-1:45 pm and every other Friday for a 1 hour study session. (Study session schedule to be provided by Mrs. Red for some Fridays from 1-2 pm.)                                                                                                       

 

                                                                                                    
Chemistry CampHonors Chemistry 2 (grades 10 and up; Chemistry 1/Algebra 2 are pre-requisites) – Cheryl Red – This yearlong course which meets two days a week (32 weeks and four hours per week) will cover the Apologia Advanced Chemistry textbook and provides a hands-on lab experience for most chapters. Students will be required to complete formal lab reports.  The four-hour class will include lecture, problem solving, and labs.  Parents will be responsible for overseeing the completion of all assignments at home.  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.  Students who successfully complete Chemistry 1 and 2 will be ready to take the CLEP Chemistry Test. Prerequisites: Algebra 2, Chemistry 1; Textbooks:  Apologia Advanced Chemistry and Lab Book.                                                                                                                         

Time: Tuesdays – 10:45-12:45 pm and Thursdays – 1-3 pm

Dates: 8/23-12/15/16 and 1/10-5/9/17

 

                                                                                                      

physics

Honors Physics (grades 10-12; Concurrent Enrollment in Advanced Math Recommended) – Linda Hendrix – Saxon Physics is an Honors course (32 weeks).  The three-hour class will include lecture, problem solving, and labs. Parents will be responsible for overseeing the completion of all assignments at home.  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.  Textbook:  Saxon Physics (available at HEP Bookstore) and a TI 83-Plus graphing calculator (available at Walmart and other stores).                                                                                                                              

Time: Wednesdays; 8/24-12/14/16 and 1/11-5/10/17; 1-3:30pm.   

 

 

Social Science

See the Thursday Classical School for elementary history classes.


SOTW 4

Classical History (grades 6-8) – Ruth Elrod – Using the popular series, THE STORY OF THE WORLD, students will explore history from the beginning of time to the present day over a four-year period.  Students coming from the Elementary Classical School will transition nicely into this course as they continue covering the series in the same order as the Classical School.  This year, students will cover Year 4, the Modern Times. Students will explore history through a variety of activities including projects, games, art, and other fun activities in the yearlong course (24 weeks).  Textbooks:  Story Of the World 4; Story of the World 4 Activity Book; History through the Ages Timeline and the packet of timeline figures to match the time period studied (all available at HEP Bookstore).                                          

Time:  Tuesdays; 8/30-11/15/16 and 1/17-4/18/17; 1-2:30 pm  FULL              

 


American litAmerican History (grades 10-12) – Karen Freeman – Following in the footsteps of the first people, the first strains of freedom, the first steps on the moon. . . American History is more than just yesterday, it is today, and tomorrow too.  Meeting 24 weeks, the first semester covers America prior to 1877, and the second half from 1877 forward.  Class discussions, films, group projects and presentations will make the class interesting.  This class counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.  Textbook:  BJU US History  and Student Activity Manual (available at the HEP Bookstore).                                                                                                 

Time: Tuesdays; 8/30-11/15/16 and 1/17-4/18/17; 9-10:30 am. 


govt class

Regular Government and Economics (grades 11-12) – Karen Freeman – The Government half of this 28-week course focuses on the various institutions of the Federal Government, including:  The Constitution and Foundations of Govt., Political Behavior/Participation, Institutions of National Government, Civil Liberties and Civil Rights, and State and Local Government.   The Economics half of the course focuses on how society, governments, history and international affairs affect our standard of living and the family budget. This course has a Capitalist bias and encourages appreciation of the entrepreneur. Practical application and research projects enhance the theories.  The purpose of the course is to stimulate awareness and create a participating citizen and give older teens information they can use to succeed in their careers and investments.  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.  Textbooks: Notgrass’ Government,  2nd edition (this is a new hardback version and it is NOT compatible with the old edition) and Penny Candy (available at the HEP Bookstore).                                                                                                                 

Time: Wednesdays; 8/31-12/7/16 and 1/11-4/26/17; 9:00-10:30 am. 

 

 

govt

Honors Government and Economics (grades 11-12) – Karen Freeman – The Government half of this 28-week course focuses on the various institutions of the Federal Government, including:  The Constitution and Foundations of Govt., Political Behavior/Participation, Institutions of National Government, Civil Liberties and Civil Rights, and State and Local Government.  The course provides an in-depth perspective of United States politics and its place in the world theatre. Personal involvement and responsibility is emphasized to ensure the survival of the ideals of America's foundation.  The government semester section requires participation in a group field trip and a political event/rally. The Economics half of the course focuses on how society, governments, history and international affairs affect our standard of living and the family budget. This course has a Capitalist bias and encourages appreciation of the entrepreneur. Practical application and research projects enhance the theories.  The purpose of the course is to stimulate awareness and create a participating citizen and give older teens information they can use to succeed in their careers and investments. The Economics section examines key concepts with a focus on the role of the citizen in the market structure of the United States and includes a semester-long business/marketing project. This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript. Textbooks: Notgrass’ Government, 2nd edition (this is a new hardback version and it is NOT compatible with the old edition) and Penny Candy (available at the HEP Bookstore).                                                                           

Time:  Thursdays; 9/1-12/8/16 and 1/12-4/27/17; 9:00-10:30 am.                                                                                                               

           


world history

World History (grades 9-12) – Karen Freeman – From ancient civilizations to the modern world, students will trace man’s footsteps as he walks across time.  History will come alive as students participate in class discussion, group projects, and oral presentations during this 24-week course.  This course counts as 1 credit on the high school transcript.  Textbook:  World History BJU Textbook 4th ed. (#275560) and Student Activity Manual 4th ed.  (#278747) available at the HEP Bookstore.                                                                                                                             

Time: Tuesdays; 8/30-11/15/16 and 1/17-4/18/17; 10:45-12:15 pm.                                                                                                     

 

world geographyWorld Geography (grades 9-12) – Karen Freeman – During this yearlong course (24 weeks), students will learn to identify bodies of land and water, countries and various physical features throughout the world.  They will study the various cultures and peoples who inhabit the earth.  This course teaches geography through map-making.  Students will create maps of all the continents, countries, and major cities of the world.  As the students journey through each continent, they will experience culinary delights as each student will research and prepare a delicious treat from each continent.  The course will also include small individual projects as well as class projects, oral reports, a topography map project, and a Country Research Project (Project Fair Quality).  This course counts 1 credit on the high school transcript.  Textbooks: Mapping the World by Heart Lite Map Set.                                                                                                                                            

Time:  Wednesdays; 8/31-11/16/16 and 1/18-4/19/17; 10:45-12:15 pm.               

 


 

Speech/Drama

tournament speechMiddle School Speech (grades 6-8) – Joanne Juren – This yearlong course (24 weeks) will cover: Poetry Reading; Prose Reading; "How-to,” "Sales Pitch," and “Current Event” Speeches; Impromptu Speaking; Listening Skills; Drama; Group Discussion Skills; Debate; and an introduction to Logic.  This fun course is an introduction to public speaking and we guarantee that your student will gain self-confidence while having a blast! Textbook:  Fallacy Detective (available at the HEP Bookstore).                                                   

Time: Tuesdays; 8/30-11/15/16 and 1/17-4/18/17; 2:45-4:15 pm.                                                                                                                      

 

   

speechHigh School Speech (grades 9-12) – Joanne Juren – This semester long course is dedicated to teaching public speaking skills. Taught by an experienced speech and debate coach, this class which meets for 16 weeks will prepare even the shy student to be able to speak in public situations.  Students will present a variety of impromptu as well as prepared speeches.  There will be one major project during the semester.  Students will also learn how to constructively critique other students and how to accept constructive critique.  Speech counts as ½-credit on the high school transcript. Textbook:  BJU’s Sound Speech (newest edition) – available at the HEP Bookstore.  Each class is limited to 12 students.                                                                                       

Section 1:  Time:  Wednesdays; 8/24-12/14/16; 10:45-12:15 pm.                               

Section 2:  Time:  Wednesdays; 1/11-5/10/17; 10:45-12:15 pm.                                                           

 

 


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