4th - 6th
All 4th-12th grade students will enjoy PE together. Class time will consist of age-appropriate workouts and active group games.
TEXAS AQUATIC SCIENCE
Aquatic Science takes students through the wonderful world of water, from headwaters to oceans, and molecules to ecosystems. Harry Myers Park provides the opportunity to study multiple bodies of water with three unique ponds and a creek, affording students the chance to get hands-on water observation in addition to classroom discussions and projects. Aquatic science will touch on environmental science, chemistry, and biology. Curriculum is available free online or through textbook purchase.
All ages will eat lunch together in the Harry Myers building. After eating, kids are free to play outside at the playground or just hang out and relax until time for the next class.
This is a middle school level course. Instruction will be spread over the entire school year in order to accommodate the use of this curriculum with the younger age group. Students will write and deliver four speeches over the course of the year.
Students will enjoy this year-long journey through the C.S. Lewis classics in the "Chronicles of Narnia" series. Writing skills will be learned through written narrations of each week's reading. Class time will be utilized for group discussion and literary analysis.
A few minutes of each day's class time will be devoted to working through these books in a group setting. Students will learn to recognize fallacious reasoning in a fun and interactive way.
All ages will be together for Enrichment classes. Students may choose between the following classes:
Students will spend the semester preparing to perform a short play for friends and parents. The class will be student-led with appropriate adult guidance and supervision. Students will be responsible for choosing a play, blocking, costuming, prop and set constructing, and everything else required for the performance.
Students will learn the basics of playing ukulele through use of the "Right Brain Music Method." In addition, students will engage in picture study using the Charlotte Mason method. Poetry exploration will also be a component of this class.