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CPHE - Eagles' Wings Fall 2018 Semester

Registration is staggered and opens as follows:

Teachers – May 21, 2018

Current Alumni – May 29, 2018

Past Alumni – June 4, 2018

Open to all on June 6, 2018

Registration will close Wednesday, August 1st at 23:59.

Hatchling Class Offerings(age 3 to Kindergarten)


Class: Caterpillars & Chameleons—Mrs. Miner

Class Fee: $3 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 10

Description : Children will have fun with stories, games, crafts, and more with the popular Eric Carle books. Each week we will read, listen, or watch a different book. Activities will include worksheets, games, and crafts.

Supplies : None needed.


Class: Fun with Themes/Mini Unit Study—Mrs. Van Eyck

Class Fee: $3 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 20

Description : In this fun learning class, we will explore a wide variety of interesting age appropriate themes and topics together. Our mini unit studies may last one to two weeks each. Topics may include things like trucks, balls, grasshoppers, etc. Our mini unit study activities may include all core academic subjects, as well as, art and music. Teaching materials and activities may include children's books, short video clips, educational posters, short thematic educational songs, show-and-tell time, various learning games, and art projects.

Supplies : Each student may bring a theme related item to class for show and tell time as appropriate.


Class: Play to Learn Spanish—Mrs. Rittenhouse

Class Fee: $7 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 20

Description : Using songs, crafts, and games, students will be introduced to the Spanish language. The focus will be on exposure to basic Spanish vocabulary and phrases learned through engaging activities, as opposed to rote memorization. Subjects may include alphabet, numbers/counting, animals, basic body parts, salutations, shapes, weather, days of the week, months of the year, holidays, colors, food, etc.

Supplies : None required.


Class: Under the Sea—Mrs. James

Class Fee: $8 Class Minimum: 6 Class Maximum: 12

Description : Students will be learning about ocean life and various sea animals. Subjects may include classifying ocean animals, the shore, coral reef, the food chain, and pollution. There will be crafts and students will be making an ocean box.

Supplies : On the first day, each student will need to bring an oversized shirt to wear as a smock with their name on it, as well as, an adult sized boot box or box of similar size in order to hold a variety of animals and for a coral reef.


Fledgling Class Offerings(Kindergarten to 3rd grade)


Class: Around the World—Mrs. Bishop

Class Fee: $10 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 15

Description : Travel with me around the world and see different countries and learn about them. We will also do an occasional craft and we will get our passports stamped for each place we visit.

Supplies : None required.


Class: Caterpillars & Chameleons—Mrs. Miner

Class Fee: $3 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 10

Description : Children will have fun with stories, games, crafts, and more with the popular Eric Carle books. Each week we will read, listen, or watch a different book. Activities will include worksheets, games, and crafts.

Supplies : None needed.


Class: Choir—Mrs. Van Eyck

Class Fee: $7 Class Minimum: 7 Class Maximum: 20

Description : Choir class will include basic instruction for choral singing, including things like posture and techniques, warm up practice, and singing. We plan to use purchased music, and accompaniment cds, to learn, practice, and perform our songs. We plan to perform at our CPHE showcase, and have at least one optional performance for a local, elderly, long term care facility (tba, possibly after the fall class is over). Songs we plan to learn are from the song collection titled, Get America Singing...Again!, Vol. 1. Number of songs will depend on class progress and preferences etc. Some possible titles we may do in class are: Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah, God Bless America, He's Got The Whole World In His Hands, Do-Re-Mi, Rock-A-My Soul, and traditional Christmas songs like; Joy To The World, Hark The Herald Angles Sing, and Jingle Bells. Age range: Fledglings, Eaglets and Eagles Combined

We are planning for each student to receive a copy of the Get America Singing...Again!, Vol. 1 song book, to keep when class is finished. (It has over 40 songs).

What supplies will the students need to purchase or bring to class? A bag to carry song book, and other practice materials in, to and from class each week.

Will this class have homework or other work to be completed outside of class? Yes, all students will be required to practice warm ups and songs regularly throughout the week.

Does this class have entrance requirements or restrictions? Students must be able to pay attention in class without disrupting others, be willing to participate in singing practice and exercises during class, and be willing to practice at home regularly.


Class: Fun with Themes: Mini Unit Study—Mrs. Van Eyck

Class Fee: $3 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 20

Description : In this fun learning class, we will explore a wide variety of interesting age appropriate themes and topics together. Our mini unit studies may last one to two weeks each. Topics may include things like trucks, balls, grasshoppers, etc. Our mini unit study activities may include all core academic subjects as well as art and music. Teaching materials and activities may include children's books, short video clips, educational posters, short thematic educational songs, manipulatives, various learning games, and art projects.

Supplies : Each student may bring a theme related item to class for show and tell time as appropriate.


Class: Journey Through Bookland—Mrs. Duston

Class Fee: $7 Class Minimum: 2 Class Maximum: 20

Description : This literature unit will consist of listening to a short story, fable, or poem from yesteryear followed by a related hands-on activity or craft that will focus on an aspect of the story read. Potential stories include, but are not limited to, Whittington and His Cat, Bell of Atri, Pine Tree Shillings, Various Tales from Aesop, The Darning Needle, Who Stole the Bird's Nest, Lark & Her Young Ones, Industry and Sloth, Silver-Locks and the Three Bears, The Ugly Duckling, The Sunken Treasure, The Fiddling Parson, The Country Squire, The Spider and the Fly, The Old Man and his Sons, Florence Nightingale, and The Walrus and the Carpenter.

Prerequisite : Students must be able to sit still and listen to the stories told and be able to follow instructions.

Supplies : None required.


Class: Junior Chef—Mrs. Broeker

Class Fee: $12 Class Minimum: 3 Class Maximum: 10

Description : We will be whipping up some yummy food and treats in the kitchen. This class will specifically do recipes that are easy for young kids. The menu will NOT be set until registration is complete and the teacher has info about students’ food allergies. Every effort will be made to accommodate food allergies for at least 12 out of 13 weeks. For students will allergies, there may be one week that they won’t be able to eat their handiwork. Parents are encouraged to email Mrs. Broeker some of their students’ favorite kid-friendly recipes. We will try to do 50% desserts/sweets and 50% savory/healthy choices. Some foods that we MAY be making include: macaroni and cheese, homemade ice cream, pigs in blankets, Jell-O, salad, punch, fruit salad, cookies, mashed potatoes, play dough, etc.

Supplies : Students should bring an apron or shirt to wear as a smock.


Title: Let's Learn Greek—Mrs. Duston

Class Fee: $5 Class Minimum: 2 Class Maximum: 20

Description: Yiasas! Using a variety of games and activities while keeping it fun, students will continue to learn modern Greek words and phrases and spelling. We will also cover some aspects of the culture and history of the Greeks. Traditional Greek songs may be played and/or learned as part of the experience.

Prerequisite : the student must have attended the Let's Learn Greek class offered in Spring 2018, or by invitation of the teacher. If interested in being a new student, please email the Eagles' Wings committee at eagleswings@cphecorp.org for further information.

Homework : The teacher will individualize the homework according to age and/or any learning difficulties the student may have. Students will be expected to practice the words and phrases they learn in class during the week at home.

Supplies : Their “Greek” 3-ring binder, organized and ready, primary lined paper, pen and pencil. Primary lined paper can be purchased or printed at home. Example of primary paper can be found here: https://goo.gl/xEqbnO

This class may participate in CPHE's Showcase.


Class: Nature Journaling—Mrs. Shivley

Class Fee: $8 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 20

Description : We will be learning about and practicing the art and science of nature journaling! We will be going outside to look at nature as much as possible. And when the weather is not good, we can bring some nature inside or have special animal guests.

Supplies : None required.


Class: Play to Learn Spanish—Mrs. Rittenhouse

Class Fee: $7 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 20

Description : Using songs, crafts, and games, students will be introduced to the Spanish language. The focus will be on exposure to basic Spanish vocabulary and phrases learned through engaging activities, as opposed to rote memorization. Subjects may include alphabet, numbers/counting, animals, basic body parts, salutations, shapes, weather, days of the week, months of the year, holidays, colors, food, etc.

Supplies : None required.


Class: Show Me a Story—Mrs. Eppler

Class Fee: $5 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 10

Description : Everyone has a story, and kids usually have the best ones! Every week the kids will have art and craft projects to do to inspire their storytelling. After they make their craft, they will tell their story in class. Along the way, they will learn some key ingredients to a good story like the proper setting and how to have a beginning, middle, and end to their story.

Supplies : Students will need to bring a smock or large shirt to wear when projects get a little messy. The teacher will keep them.


Class: Under the Sea—Mrs. James

Class Fee: $8 Class Minimum: 6 Class Maximum: 12

Description : Students will be learning about ocean life and various sea animals. Subjects may include classifying ocean animals, the shore, coral reef, the food chain, and pollution. There will be crafts and students will be making an ocean box.

Supplies : On the first day, each student will need to bring an oversized shirt to wear as a smock with their name on it, as well as, an adult sized boot box or box of similar size in order to hold a variety of animals and for a coral reef.


Eaglets Class Offerings(3rd grade to 7th grade)


Class: Around the World—Mrs. Bishop

Class Fee: $10 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 15

Description : Travel with me around the world and see different countries and learn about them. We will also do an occasional craft and we will get our passports stamped for each place we visit.

Supplies : None needed.


Class: Art in Three Dimension—Mrs. Kinney

Class Fee: $12 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 20

Description : Work on your color skills, drawing techniques, and build unique sculptures this semester! Students will explore art as an expression within our three dimensions. In class, discussions shall include well known sculptors and potters, formal and folk artists alike. Be prepared to create tiny dioramas, layered cardboard designs, temporary kinetic art, modern sculptural forms, and maybe even an animal marionette or your own piece of architecture. Occasionally, we’ll create flat 2-D art as well, but flat won’t be boring. There are no prerequisites; you don’t have to be an accomplished, fancy artist to see the world creatively.

Supplies : E ach student should bring a sketchbook to sort out ideas and build design elements– even for taking notes (it doesn’t need to be new, just have some pages left to fill in). Students should save empty soap and shampoo bottles that we’ll use to create one fun piece of art.


Class: Choir—Mrs. Van Eyck

Class Fee: $7 Class Minimum: 7 Class Maximum: 20

Description : Choir class will include basic instruction for choral singing, including things like posture and techniques, warm up practice, and singing. We plan to use purchased music, and accompaniment cds, to learn, practice, and perform our songs. We plan to perform at our CPHE showcase, and have at least one optional performance for a local, elderly, long term care facility (tba, possibly after the fall class is over). Songs we plan to learn are from the song collection titled, Get America Singing...Again!, Vol. 1. Number of songs will depend on class progress and preferences etc. Some possible titles we may do in class are: Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah, God Bless America, He's Got The Whole World In His Hands, Do-Re-Mi, Rock-A-My Soul, and traditional Christmas songs like; Joy To The World, Hark The Herald Angles Sing, and Jingle Bells. Age range: Fledglings, Eaglets and Eagles Combined

We are planning for each student to receive a copy of the Get America Singing...Again!, Vol. 1 song book, to keep when class is finished. (It has over 40 songs).

What supplies will the students need to purchase or bring to class? A bag to carry song book, and other practice materials in, to and from class each week.

Will this class have homework or other work to be completed outside of class? Yes, all students will be required to practice warm ups and songs regularly throughout the week.

Does this class have entrance requirements or restrictions? Students must be able to pay attention in class without disrupting others, be willing to participate in singing practice and exercises during class, and be willing to practice at home regularly.


Class: Drama—Mrs. Budd

Class Fee: $5 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 10

Description : Each week, this class will read a Bible story and then act it out. Stories will be chosen from this list: Creation, Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah and the Great Flood, Abraham's Visitors and Lot's Escape, Jacob and Esau, Moses and the Burning Bush, The Escape from Egypt, The Ten Commandments, David and Goliath, Jonah and the Great Fish, Daniel in the Lion's Den, Jesus is Born, The Good Samaritan, The Parable of the Talents, Feeding the Five Thousand, The Woman at the Well, The Easter Story, Paul on the Road to Damascus, Paul and Silas in Prison, The Feast of Pentecost and the Coming of the Holy Spirit, and other Bible stories as children request

Prerequisite: Their sunny smiles and wonderful obedience.

Supplies : None required.


Class: English Dramatic Literature: The Merchant of Venice—Mrs. Oswald

Class Fee: $5 Class Minimum: 2 Class Maximum: 10

Description : The students will read aloud in class William Shakespeare’s quasi-comedy, The Merchant of Venice. The Teacher will prepare a shortened version of the play, consisting of half a dozen scenes. These will be rehearsed and acted out in the classroom in preparation for Showcase. Students will need to memorize their parts and perform play acting. Entrance Requirements : Students must be 12 years or older.

Supplies : Text of the play will be provided. Dress Code for Showcase : Students will be asked to dress accordingly: Boys will need to wear black slacks and a white dress shirt; girls will need to wear a dress or nice pants and blouse, depending on their part, in some combination of black and white, black or white, etc.

This class will participate in CPHE’S Showcase.


Class: Greek Art Through the Ages—Mrs. Duston

Class Fee: $12 Class Minimum: 2 Class Maximum: 20

Description : Working our way through Greek History, we'll consider the art specific to that era and then complete an art project.

Prerequisite : Students must be able to sit still and to follow instructions.

Supplies : A smock or art shirt.

This class may participate in CPHE's Showcase.


Class: LEGO Team Building Challenge—Mrs. Wick

Class Fee: $5 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 12

Description : Students will work together in pairs or teams to accomplish a weekly task using LEGO bricks. This will involve collaboration and possibly compromise to meet the weekly expectations.

Supplies : None required.


Title: Let's Learn Greek—Mrs. Duston

Class Fee: $5 Class Minimum: 2 Class Maximum: 20

Description: Yiasas! Using a variety of games and activities while keeping it fun, students will continue to learn modern Greek words and phrases and spelling. We will also cover some aspects of the culture and history of the Greeks. Traditional Greek songs may be played and/or learned as part of the experience.

Prerequisite : the student must have attended the Let's Learn Greek class offered in Spring 2018, or by invitation of the teacher. If interested in being a new student, please email the Eagles' Wings committee at eagleswings@cphecorp.org for further information.

Homework : The teacher will individualize the homework according to age and/or any learning difficulties the student may have. Students will be expected to practice the words and phrases they learn in class during the week at home.

Supplies : Their “Greek” 3-ring binder, organized and ready, primary lined paper, pen and pencil. Primary lined paper can be purchased or printed at home. Example of primary paper can be found here: https://goo.gl/xEqbnO

This class may participate in CPHE's Showcase.


Class: Mine Craft: Native Americans—Mrs. Shivley

Class Fee: $3 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 20

Description : We will be learning about the history of Native Americans and their past environments. Then students will recreate these environments in Minecraft.

Homework : This class WILL have homework, as the students will need to have their village up-to-date with the time-line each week. There will NOT be enough time to complete their project in class.

Requirements & Supplies: Each student MUST have a laptop or tablet with Mine Craft already purchased and downloaded. Students must know how to build in Mine Craft. We will not be playing the game, just building in Creative Mode. Students will be asked to log onto Mine Craft before leaving their house each week in case there are any updates that day.


Class: The Novel Novel—Miss Duston

Class Fee: $5 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 15

Description : The students will explore the world of novel writing by creating their own stories, inventing worlds, and filling them with their own original characters. Students will be learning how to build settings, plots, conflicts, and much more. They will also be participating in National novel writing month and each student will write their very own novel this November. Each student (with direction from the teacher, and input from the parent) will pick a word count to complete through the month of November. During the semester, students must fill out worksheets to assist with the novel writing process and write their allotted word count during November. This class may participate in showcase.

Supplies : Students need to bring paper and pencils. Students will also benefit from having daily access to a computer during the month of November, although not a requirement, it may be helpful.

This class may participate in CPHE’s Showcase.


Class: Nature Journaling—Mrs. Shivley

Class Fee: $8 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 20

Description : We will be learning about and practicing the art and science of nature journaling! We will be going outside to look at nature as much as possible. And when the weather is not good, we can bring some nature inside or have special animal guests.

Supplies : None required.


Class: Science Fair 101: Start to Finish—Mrs. Van Eyck

Class Fee: $7 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 20

Description : Students will learn how to do all steps of the Science Fair Project process. We will also work on Science Fair Projects as groups, in class, that we can enter in our CPHE Science Fair. Students will also be encouraged and coached to explore and complete, Science Fair projects of their own, outside of class, that can be entered into our Science Fair as well.

Supplies : Notebook and writing utensils. Note: Students may choose to do a project of their own, outside of class, with their own supplies, at their own expense.


Class: Various Knitting & Crocheting—Mrs. Oswald

(note: all knitting and crocheting will be taught concurrently)

Class Fee: Varies with each Option Class Minimum: 2 Class Maximum: 12

Option A : Knitting 101: Let’s Knit a Dishcloth—continued

Option A Fee: $3 for returning students (if they still have their knitting needles) $6 for new students (or returning students needing new needles and yarn)

Option A Description : Students will learn how to knit a simple dishcloth on the diagonal, as well as, ones with a complex design out of 100% cotton yarn. The basic stitches, knitting and purling, will be taught, as well as, casting-on and binding-off, increasing and decreasing stitches.

Entrance Requirements for Option A : Students in Option A must be 10 years old or older.

Option B : Knitting for Experienced Knitters: Let’s Knit a Pair of Mittens

Option B Fee: $2 for returning students (if they still have double pointed needles and yarn) $9 for new students (or returning students needing new needles and yarn)

Option B Description : Students will learn how to knit with double pointed needles in the round to make a pair of mittens.

Entrance Requirements for Option B : Student must have taken Knitting 101: Let’s Knit a Dishcloth and be judged competent by the instructor or, if new to the class, be able to demonstrate knitting knowledge on how to cast-on, knit, purl, increase, and bind-off. Students in Option B must be 10 years old or older.

Option C : Knitting for Experienced Knitters: Let’s Knit a Pair of Socks

Option C Fee: $2 for returning students (if they still have double pointed needles and yarn) $11 for new students (or returning students needing new needles and yarn)

Option C Description : Students will learn how to knit with double pointed needles in the round to make a pair of socks. All supplies will be provided except in the case of returning students as mentioned above.

Entrance Requirements for Option C : Student must have taken Knitting 101: Let’s Knit a Dishcloth and be judged competent by the instructor or, if new to the class, be able to demonstrate knitting knowledge on how to cast-on, knit, purl, make an increase, and bind-off. Students in Option C must be 10 years old or older.

Option D : Knitting for Experienced Knitters: Let’s Knit a Stocking Hat

Option D Fee: $6 for returning students (if they have a set of size 7 double pointed needles) $9 for new students (all supplies will be provided)

Option D Description : Students will learn to use double pointed needles to knit a winter hat in the round. All supplies will be provided as detailed below.

Entrance Requirements for Option D : Student must have taken Knitting 101: Let’s Knit a Dishcloth and be judged competent by the instructor or, if new to the class, be able to demonstrate knitting knowledge on how to cast-on, knit, purl, make an increase, and bind-off.

Supplies for Option A through D : With the exception of the returning students (bringing their needles and yarn from previous semester) all supplies will be provided.

Option F : Crocheting 101: Let’s Make Granny Squares

Option F Fee: $2 for returning students (if they still have their hook & yarn). $6 for new students.

Option F Description : Students will learn the basics of crocheting with a crochet hook: making a chain, joining, single crochet, and double crochet. The stitches are combined to make Granny Squares (approx. 8” x 8”).

Entrance Requirements for Option F : Students in Option A must be 10 years old or older.

Option G : Let’s Just Knit and/or Crochet

Option G Fee: $2 for all students (if they have their own hook, needles, & yarn)

Option G Description : Students may bring a project that they would like to do or one that they have already started.


Class: The World and All That Is In It—Mrs. Duston

Class Fee: $10 Class Minimum: 2 Class Maximum: 20

Description : The name of this class is the definition of geography as coined by Alexander Graham Bell and in this class, we will explore the geography this wonderful world God has given us. Homework : Homework will be optional, but rewards will be awarded based on optional assignments completed outside of class.

Supplies : A World Atlas and a three ring binder. Students do not have to bring the same atlas each week throughout the semester, but may bring those borrowed from the library. The atlases, however, should contain lots of maps of various countries. (Many 'Atlases' seem to focus more on articles and pictures rather than maps.) Anyone with access to multiple atlases is encouraged to bring them to share in the class each week.

This class may participate in CPHE's Showcase.


Eagles Class Offerings(7th grade to 12th grade)


Class: Art in Three Dimension—Mrs. Kinney

Class Fee: $12 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 20

Description : Work on your color skills, drawing techniques, and build unique sculptures this semester! Students will explore art as an expression within our three dimensions. In class, discussions shall include well known sculptors and potters, formal and folk artists alike. Be prepared to create tiny dioramas, layered cardboard designs, temporary kinetic art, modern sculptural forms, and maybe even an animal marionette or your own piece of architecture. Occasionally, we’ll create flat 2-D art as well, but flat won’t be boring. There are no prerequisites; you don’t have to be an accomplished, fancy artist to see the world creatively.

Supplies : S tudent are encouraged to bring a sketch book to sort out ideas and build design elements--even for taking notes (it doesn’t need to be new, just have some pages left to fill in). Students should save some bottle caps, soda tabs, dental floss containers, and odds-and- ends to recycle into one mixed media project. Start saving them and when you narrow in your focus at the start of the semester, you’ll know better what to look for.


Class: Choir—Mrs. Van Eyck

Class Fee: $7 Class Minimum: 7 Class Maximum: 20

Description : Choir class will include basic instruction for choral singing, including things like posture and techniques, warm up practice, and singing. We plan to use purchased music, and accompaniment cds, to learn, practice, and perform our songs. We plan to perform at our CPHE showcase, and have at least one optional performance for a local, elderly, long term care facility (tba, possibly after the fall class is over). Songs we plan to learn are from the song collection titled, Get America Singing...Again!, Vol. 1. Number of songs will depend on class progress and preferences etc. Some possible titles we may do in class are: Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah, God Bless America, He's Got The Whole World In His Hands, Do-Re-Mi, Rock-A-My Soul, and traditional Christmas songs like; Joy To The World, Hark The Herald Angles Sing, and Jingle Bells. Age range: Fledglings, Eaglets and Eagles Combined

We are planning for each student to receive a copy of the Get America Singing...Again!, Vol. 1 song book, to keep when class is finished. (It has over 40 songs).

What supplies will the students need to purchase or bring to class? A bag to carry song book, and other practice materials in, to and from class each week.

Will this class have homework or other work to be completed outside of class? Yes, all students will be required to practice warm ups and songs regularly throughout the week.

Does this class have entrance requirements or restrictions? Students must be able to pay attention in class without disrupting others, be willing to participate in singing practice and exercises during class, and be willing to practice at home regularly.

This class will perform at CPHE’s Showcase and have at least one optional performance for a local, elderly, long term care facility (tba).


Class: English Dramatic Literature: The Merchant of Venice—Mrs. Oswald

Class Fee: $5 Class Minimum: 2 Class Maximum: 10

Description : The students will read aloud in class William Shakespeare’s quasi-comedy, The Merchant of Venice. The Teacher will prepare a shortened version of the play, consisting of half a dozen scenes. These will be rehearsed and acted out in the classroom in preparation for Showcase. Students will need to memorize their parts and perform play acting.

Entrance Requirements : Students must be 12 years or older.

Supplies : Text of the play will be provided.

Dress Code for Showcase : Students will be asked to dress accordingly: Boys will need to wear black slacks and a white dress shirt; girls will need to wear a dress or nice pants and blouse, depending on their part, in some combination of black and white, black or white, etc.

This class will participate in CPHE’s Showcase.


Class: Greek Art Through the Ages—Mrs. Duston

Class Fee: $12 Class Minimum: 2 Class Maximum: 20

Description : Working our way through Greek History, we'll consider the art specific to that era and then complete an art project.

Prerequisite : Students must be able to sit still and to follow instructions.

Supplies : A smock or art shirt.

This class may participate in CPHE's Showcase.


Class: Intro. To Criminal Justice System—Mrs. Rittenhouse

Class Fee: $2 Class Minimum: 2 Class Maximum: 20

Description : This class will be an overview of law enforcement, courts, corrections systems, and their relationships within this system. Students will be acting out the various functions throughout the semester culminating in a mock criminal trial.

Supplies : None required.


Class: It’s All Greek to Me—Mrs. Duston

Class Fee: $5 Class Minimum: 2 Class Maximum: 20

Description: Yiasas! Using a variety of games and activities while keeping it fun, students will continue to learn modern Greek words and phrases and spelling. We will also cover some aspects of the culture and history of the Greeks. Traditional Greek songs may be played and/or learned as part of the experience.

Prerequisite : the student must have attended the Let's Learn Greek class offered in Spring 2018, or by invitation of the teacher. If interested in being a new student, please email the Eagles' Wings committee at eagleswings@cphecorp.org for further information.

Homework : The teacher will individualize the homework according to age and/or any learning difficulties the student may have. Students will be expected to practice the words and phrases they learn in class during the week at home.

Supplies : Their “Greek” 3-ring binder, organized and ready, primary lined paper, pen and pencil. Primary lined paper can be purchased or printed at home. Example of primary paper can be found here: https://goo.gl/xEqbnO

This class may participate in CPHE's Showcase.


Class: LEGO Team Building Challenge—Mrs. Wick & Mrs. Lyles

Class Fee: $5 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 12

Description : Students will work together in pairs or teams to accomplish a weekly task using LEGO bricks. This will involve collaboration and possibly compromise to meet the weekly expectations.

Supplies : None required.


Title: Let's Learn Greek—Mrs. Duston

Class Fee: $5 Class Minimum: 2 Class Maximum: 20

Description: Yiasas! Using a variety of games and activities while keeping it fun, students will continue to learn modern Greek words and phrases and spelling. We will also cover some aspects of the culture and history of the Greeks. Traditional Greek songs may be played and/or learned as part of the experience. This class WILL have homework, but the teacher will individualize it according to age and/or any learning difficulties the student may have. Students will be expected to practice the words and phrases they learn in class during the week at home.

Prerequisite : the student must have attended the Let's Learn Greek class offered in Fall 2017, OR by invitation of the teacher. If interested in being a new student, please email the Eagles' Wings committee at eagleswings@cphecorp.org for further information.

Supplies : Their Greek binders, organized and ready, primary lined paper, pen and pencil. Primary lined paper can be purchased or printed at home. Example of primary paper can be found here: https://goo.gl/xEqbnO

This class may participate in CPHE's Showcase.


Class: MineCraft: Native Americans—Mrs. Shivley

Class Fee: $3 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 20

Description : We will be learning about the history of Native Americans and their past environments. Then students will recreate these environments in Minecraft.

Homework : This class WILL have homework, as the students will need to have their village up-to-date with the time-line each week. There will NOT be enough time to complete their project in class.

Requirements & Supplies : Each student MUST have a laptop or tablet with Minecraft already purchased and downloaded. Students must know how to build in Minecraft. We will not be playing the game, just building in Creative Mode. Students will be asked to log on to Minecraft before leaving their house each week in case there are any updates that day.


Class: Microbiology 2—Mrs. Broeker

Class Fee: $18 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 20

Description : Students who took Microbiology with Mrs. Broeker in the spring of 2018 are invited to continue our investigation into the world of microbes. We will continue to learn microbiology concepts, we will re-cap bacteria and fungi which were discussed in the spring, and we will take a more in-depth look at protists, viruses, and helminths. We will do some more experiments.

Homework : Students will be expected to complete one review worksheet each week. Homework should take no more than 30 minutes to complete (it should be more like 10 minutes).

Supplies : Students need to bring a 1-inch binder and a pencil.


Class: The Novel Novel—Miss Duston

Class Fee: $5 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 15

Description : The students will explore the world of novel writing by creating their own stories, inventing worlds, and filling them with their own original characters. Students will be learning how to build settings, plots, conflicts, and much more. They will also be participating in National novel writing month and each student will write their very own novel this November. Each student (with direction from the teacher, and input from the parent) will pick a word count to complete through the month of November. During the semester, students must fill out worksheets to assist with the novel writing process and write their allotted word count during November. This class may participate in showcase.

Supplies : Students need to bring paper and pencils. Students will also benefit from having daily access to a computer during the month of November, although not a requirement, it may be helpful.

This class may participate in CPHE’s Showcase.


Class: Personal Finance: High School (2 semesters)—Mrs. Lyles & Mrs. Van Eyck

Class Fee: $3 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 20

Book Fee: $37*

Description : Students will learn practice and apply personal finance knowledge and skills. Classes will focus on the DVD curriculum accompanying work-text material, case studies, discussion, and chapter assessments (2 to 3 weeks per chapter from text, see Supplies below). Most of the work-text will be completed in class. The class will take two semesters to complete: fall 2018 through spring 2019.

Homework : Work-text will be sent home to be completed each week for review along with other regular assignments. Also, chapter assessments (multiple choice, true/false, and short answer questions) will be sent home to be completed (open book) and must be turned in for grading.

Supplies : Students need to bring a notebook to keep handouts in and a pencil. Also, students will need to purchase The Foundations in Personal Finance, High School Edition for Homeschool (a Dave Ramsey Affiliated Publication—the teacher will coordinate this purchase. There are 12 chapters aligned with the National Standards for Financial Literacy and include the following: Introduction to Personal Finance, Saving, Budgeting, Debt, Life After High School, Consumer Awareness, Bargain Shopping, Investing and Retirement, Insurance, Money and Relationships, Careers and Taxes, Giving.

* The teacher may be able to find a lower rate when she knows the number of students, possibly $30.


Class: P. E. (Physical Education)—Mrs. Bishop

Class Fee: $2 Class Minimum: 6 Class Maximum: 20

Description : We will be playing different sports and activities outside. Please dress appropriately. If shorts are worn, make sure they come all the way to your knees. Make sure your shirt is long enough to tuck in. Closed toed shoes only, NO SANDALS. Once the weather starts getting cooler, make sure you bring jackets/coats. Water bottles would be good to bring, as well.

Supplies : None required.


Class: Science Fair 101: Start to Finish—Mrs. Van Eyck

Class Fee: $7 Class Minimum: 4 Class Maximum: 20

Description : Students will learn how to do all steps of the Science Fair Project process. We will also work on Science Fair Projects as groups, in class, that we can enter in our CPHE Science Fair. Students will also be encouraged and coached to explore and complete, Science Fair projects of their own, outside of class, that can be entered into our Science Fair as well.

Supplies : Bring a notebook and writing utensils. Note: Students may choose to do a project of their own, outside of class, with their own supplies, at their own expense.


Class: Various Knitting & Crocheting—Mrs. Oswald

(note: all knitting and crocheting will be taught concurrently)

Class Fee: Varies with each Option Class Minimum: 2 Class Maximum: 12

Option A : Knitting 101: Let’s Knit a Dishcloth—continued

Option A Fee: $3 for returning students (if they still have their knitting needles) $6 for new students (or returning students needing new needles and yarn)

Option A Description : Students will learn how to knit a simple dishcloth on the diagonal, as well as, ones with a complex design out of 100% cotton yarn. The basic stitches, knitting and purling, will be taught, as well as, casting-on and binding-off, increasing and decreasing stitches.

Entrance Requirements for Option A : Students in Option A must be 10 years old or older.

Option B : Knitting for Experienced Knitters: Let’s Knit a Pair of Mittens

Option B Fee: $2 for returning students (if they still have double pointed needles and yarn) $9 for new students (or returning students needing new needles and yarn)

Option B Description : Students will learn how to knit with double pointed needles in the round to make a pair of mittens.

Entrance Requirements for Option B : Student must have taken Knitting 101: Let’s Knit a Dishcloth and be judged competent by the instructor or, if new to the class, be able to demonstrate knitting knowledge on how to cast-on, knit, purl, increase, and bind-off. Students in Option B must be 10 years old or older.

Option C : Knitting for Experienced Knitters: Let’s Knit a Pair of Socks

Option C Fee: $2 for returning students (if they still have double pointed needles and yarn) $11 for new students (or returning students needing new needles and yarn)

Option C Description : Students will learn how to knit with double pointed needles in the round to make a pair of socks. All supplies will be provided except in the case of returning students as mentioned above.

Entrance Requirements for Option C : Student must have taken Knitting 101: Let’s Knit a Dishcloth and be judged competent by the instructor or, if new to the class, be able to demonstrate knitting knowledge on how to cast-on, knit, purl, make an increase, and bind-off. Students in Option C must be 10 years old or older.

Option D : Knitting for Experienced Knitters: Let’s Knit a Stocking Hat

Option D Fee: $6 for returning students (if they have a set of size 7 double pointed needles) $9 for new students (all supplies will be provided)

Option D Description : Students will learn to use double pointed needles to knit a winter hat in the round. All supplies will be provided as detailed below.

Entrance Requirements for Option D : Student must have taken Knitting 101: Let’s Knit a Dishcloth and be judged competent by the instructor or, if new to the class, be able to demonstrate knitting knowledge on how to cast-on, knit, purl, make an increase, and bind-off.

Supplies for Option A through D : With the exception of the returning students (bringing their needles and yarn from previous semester) all supplies will be provided.

Option F : Crocheting 101: Let’s Make Granny Squares

Option F Fee: $2 for returning students (if they still have their hook & yarn). $6 for new students.

Option F Description : Students will learn the basics of crocheting with a crochet hook: making a chain, joining, single crochet, and double crochet. The stitches are combined to make Granny Squares (approx. 8” x 8”).

Entrance Requirements for Option F : Students in Option A must be 10 years old or older.

Option G : Let’s Just Knit and/or Crochet

Option G Fee: $2 for all students (if they have their own hook, needles, & yarn)

Option G Description : Students may bring a project that they would like to do or one that they have already started.


Class: The World and All That Is In It—Mrs. Duston

Class Fee: $10 Class Minimum: 2 Class Maximum: 20

Description : The name of this class is the definition of geography as coined by Alexander Graham Bell and in this class, we will explore the geography this wonderful world God has given us.

Homework : Homework will be optional, but rewards will be awarded based on optional assignments completed outside of class.

Supplies : A World Atlas and a three ring binder. Students do not have to bring the same atlas each week throughout the semester, but may bring those borrowed from the library. The atlases, however, should contain lots of maps of various countries. (Many 'Atlases' seem to focus more on articles and pictures rather than maps.) Anyone with access to multiple atlases is encouraged to bring them to share in the class each week.

This class may participate in CPHE's Showcase.