Students in grades one through five receive art instruction one day each week. Grades six through eight may select art as an option. They learn to draw, paint and sculpt using a wide variety of art mediums and methods.
Language arts, science, history and geography materials are selected from A Beka, Bob Jones and Harcourt Brace publishers. Mathematics materials are ordered from various publishers. Some of the lower grades use the Spalding phonics program as well as other resource materials.
Every day specific elements of godly character are integrated into all curriculum throughout the school. Furthermore, the upper grades study specific books in the Bible and a variety of topical content.
Every other week our students gather for chapel services. Our purpose is to expose students to interesting people who serve the Lord in various occupations and professions. Speakers who are influential role models for children have included missionaries, firemen, policemen, loggers, airplane pilots and business people.
First through fifth grade students attend computer class one day a week. Grades six through eight may select computer as an option. They learn basic keyboard skills, word processing and how to write stories, practice math facts and do spread sheets.
Elements of godly character, critical thinking and problem solving are integrated across all curriculum at all grade levels.
A variety of field trips are scheduled to provide students unique opportunities to learn outside the classroom. A small fee may be charged.
All students learn library and research skills appropriate for their grade level. A typical class session for the primary classes may include book selection, a story read aloud or learning interesting facts about an author’s life. The upper grades receive assistance and instruction in
using the library for research. Children are encouraged to check out books to be read at home. At least once a year the library sponsors a book fair for students and parents.
Vocal music classes are provided for grades first through fifth twice weekly. Grades six through eight may select music as an option. Students learn music appreciation as well as theory and vocal skills. Special programs for all grades throughout the year encourage involvement in music.
Students attend physical fitness classes twice a week to prepare them for positive athletic competition and to expose them to a variety of games and activities they can enjoy throughout life.