All classes listed below are subject to change. They will take place at Pilgrim Lutheran Church for the 2012-2013 School Year. Secondary (high school Annex) classes are coordinating with North Spokane Homeschool Connection (NSHC). For NSHC information, please, visit their website www.NSHSC.org.
In order to participate in these classes, each family must first Register with NSHC . This includes annual family fee ($40) due upon registration and facility fee (TBD, approximately $30-40 per trimester) due in September.
1. Register with NSHSC
2. Questions? Email Kristin or call 328-6349 (email preferred)
Orientation for Classes is September 6th, 2012.
First trimester Classes begin September 13, 2012.
Second Trimester Classes begin January 3, 2013.
Third Trimester Classes begin March, 2013.
Registration is now taking place for classes for the 2012 - 2013 school year.
Elections 104 (September 13 – December 13)
9th – 12th
In this class the students meet leaders in our city, county and state prior to the current election season. Past guests include Secretary of State Sam Reed, Representative Matt Shea, Spokane County Auditor Rob Chase, City Councilwoman Nancy McLaughlin and many others. The final activity of this class is two weeks of policy debate.
Instructor: Cindy Marshall & Amber McGuire
Logic II (January 3 – May 30)
8th – 12th
prerequisite Logic I or Introductory Logic
Instructor: Amber McGuire Fee $15 plus Text
Cooking (January 3 – March 14)
We will be learning the basics of cooking various foods including cheesy white sauce, pasta, quiche and other foods for meal preparation.
We will also be learning different baking techniques as we bake some delicious recipes such as scones and farmhouse cheddar muffins.
Come join our class and see how much fun we can have in the kitchen.
Instructor: Victoria MacDuff Fee $15.00
Chemistry Club (September 13 – May 30)
9th – 12th
Physical Science (September 13 – May 30)
7th – up
Instructor: Kristin Ludwig Fee $30 (May be a small additional fee in Winter or Spring
quarter due to experiment material needs)
English Literature & Writing
Prerequisite: Excellent reading skills.
This class will take your high school students through an exciting adventure of classic literature. Using literature we will study analysis, authors, genres, essay writing, research papers, and have the most amazing conversations! This class will prepare your student for college essays, report writing, and test taking. Mrs. Bomgardner adores the classics and has a degree in English with an emphasis on high school teaching. She is passionate about books and passionate about kids! Please, join us for a fantastic year!
Fee $15.00 per semester
Instructor: Rebecca Bomgardner
Math Lab(September 13 – May 30)
Algebra I and Beyond
Students working in Algebra 1 and beyond can bring questions: A tutoring opportunity, work on assignments and ponder formulas of mathematics and physics. Bring your text and join the conversation. Class is available all year and may be taken on a quarterly basis. Students may attend Music Clinic concurrently when their instruments are being taught.
Facilitated by Jim Slavicek
Second year instrumentalists and up (September 13 – May 30)
Band sectionals, intermediate players and up. Rotations are specific to training on various instruments (clarinet, flute, brass, percussion, etc.). This is a compliment to Lilac City Homeschool Band, but is appropriate for any student with at least one year of experience with their specific instruments. Math Lab students who also play instruments are encouraged to participate in this class concurrently. Mrs. Huggins is a phenomenal teacher! Working with students to is the frosting on the cake. Her students adore her and even though she expects a great deal of them, they can hardly wait for the next class!
Instructor: Sheila Huggins
Latin I (September 13 – May 30)
Instructor: Lisa Johnson
Spanish 1 (September 13 – May 30)
Bob Jones' Spanish 1 for Christian Schools, Second Edition
We will be using this thorough curriculum to learn Spanish vocabulary, grammar, and communication. The class includes listening CDs (provided), DVD activities in class and lots of conversation!
Students provide Text, Activities Manual, and Activities Manual Answer Key (may be purchased for $35 from instructor-quantities limited).
Class fee: $10
Instructor: Amber McGuire
Latin III Club (September 13 – May 30)
Prerequisite: Henle Latin II (Memoria Press schedule)
This class is a follow up to Henle Latin II. It is a student-led study group for advanced Latin scholars. Students are responsible for lesson planning, testing, grading, and follow-through. They will take the National Latin Exam Level II in March, 2013.