2020-2021 Schedule

Click on a course title for more information about that course. A full list of course descriptions can be found below the schedule.

 Classes meet on both Mondays and Wednesdays

 Classes meet on Mondays Only

 Classes meet on Wednesdays Only

 Class at top of the box (blue) meets on Monday and bottom of the box (yellow) on Wednesdays

8:30 - 9:30

9:30 -10:30

 

 

Algebra I

10:30 -

11:30

LUNCH 11:30-12:15

12:15 -

1:15

1:15 -

2:15

Logic 1

(8th and Up) 

Jr High History  

(7th - 9th)

 

Middle Composition

(5th - 7th)

 

Middle Life Science

(5th-7th)

 

Middle History

(5th - 7th)

 

Comp 2

(IEW 2) 

(4th - 6th)

 

Comp 1 

(IEW 1)

(3rd - 5th)

2:15 - 3:30

 

Drama

(6th - 12th)

STEM Club

(6th - 8th) 

 

Elementary Art 

(3rd - 5th)

Early Elementary (K-2)

Classes

 

Math

(2nd)

 

K-1 Math

 

Early Art

(K - 2nd)

 

Early PE

(K - 2nd)

Course Descriptions

 

ARETE WILL BE MEETING IN PERSON THIS SEMESTER AT THE FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, 3610 W 17TH ST, PANAMA CITY. 

THE SCHEDULE HAS BEEN UPDATED. 

 

 

 

Geometry

 

Elementary Spanish

(2nd - 4th)

Middle / Elementary History

Elementary -

Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30

Middle -

Wednesdays 1:15 - 2:15

Instructor: Gina Granville

Cost: $130

Students will study history from the 1600s to the 1850s. This course is literature-based, and students will be required to read several historical novels over the summer and throughout the year. Students in the Middle class will have increased writing assignments. We are currently exploring curriculum options. Meets once per week and requires 1-2 hours of study/homework time. Instructor: Ms. Gina Granville Cost: $130

Junior High History

Wednesdays 12:15-1:15 Instructor: Gina Granville

Cost: $130

Students will study history from early Christianity to the Elizabethan Period.  This course is literature-based, and students will be required to read several historical novels over the summer and throughout the year. Students in the Junior High class will have additional reading and writing assignments. We are currently exploring curriculum options. Meets once per week and requires 1-2 hours of study/homework time. Instructor: Ms. Gina Granville Cost: $130

Singapore 4

Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 Instructor: Regina Smith

Cost: $260

Students in this class will go through Singapore 4A/4B US Edition. This class meets twice per week, and requires 2 hours of homework time. Instructor: Mrs. Regina Smith; Cost: $260

Algebra I

Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 

Instructor: Andrea Whitaker Cost: $300

Students in this class will use Algebra I: Expressions, Equations and Applications by Foerster. Meets twice per week, and will require 2-3 hours of homework time. Instructor: Andrea Whitaker; Cost: $300

Intro to Logic (6th - 8th)

Mondays 10:30-11:30

Instructor: Donavan Perry

Cost: $130

Students will receive an introduction to informal logic by studying 28 logical fallacies using The Art of Argument  by Aaron Larsen. Meets once per week, and will require 1 hour of homework time. Instructor: Mr. Donavan Perry; Cost: $130

Logic 1 (8th +) 

Mondays 1:15 -2:15

 Instructor: Henry Hazard

Cost: $130

Students will learn the basics of formal logic, including: how to properly define terms, how to form and interpret statements and how to compose valid syllogisms. Students will spend the year studying Introductory Logic by Canon Press. Meets once per week, and will require 1- 2 hours of homework time. Instructor: Mr. Henry Hazard; Cost: $130

Elementary Life Science (3rd - 5th)

Wednesdays 1:15-2:15

Instructor: Jodie Kirk

Cost: $130

Students will study the living things that compose our wide and wonderful world using Biology for the Logic Stage from Elemental Science, DK Encyclopedia of Animals and DK First Human Body Encyclopedia. Meets once per week, and will require ~1 hour of homework time. Instructor: Jodie Kirk; Cost: $130

Middle Life Science (5th - 7th)

Wednesdays 12.15 - 1.15 

Instructor: TBD

Cost: $130

Students will study the living things that compose our wide and wonderful world using Biology for the Logic Stage from Elemental Science, The Usborne Encyclopedia of Science and The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia. Meets once per week, and will require 1-2 hours of homework. Instructor: TBD; Cost: $130

Junior High Life Science (7th - 9th) 

Wednesdays 1:15 - 2:15 

 Instructor: Jodie Kirk 

Cost: $130

Students will study the living things that compose our wide and wonderful world using Biology for the Logic Stage from Elemental Science, The Usborne Encyclopedia of Science and The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia. The Junior high class will have increased writing assignments and presentation over the younger classes. Meets once per week, and will require 1-2 hours of homework time. Instructor:  Jodie Kirk; Cost: $130

Composition 1 (IEW 1) (3rd - 5th)

Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 

Instructor: Christy Ward

Cost: $200

This course provides a gentle introduction to writing and grammar using IEW Student Writing Intensive Level A. Students must be able to read and write proficiently and have an understanding of sentences and paragraphs. Meets once per week and requires 1 hour of homework time. Instructor: Mrs. Christy Ward, Cost: $200

Composition 2 (IEW 2) (4th - 6th)

Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 Instructor: Regina Smith 

Cost: $200

A course for students with at least a year of IEW experience. Students will continue with IEW Student Writing Intensive: Continuation Course A, while producing longer, more complex works. Grammar will also be taught using Analytical Grammar. Meets once per week and requires 1-2 hours of homework time. Instructor: Mrs. Regina Smith; Cost: $200

Middle Composition (5th - 7th) 

Mondays 12:15 - 1:45 Instructor: Stephanie Howland

Cost: $200

A course for students with at least a year of IEW experience. Students will continue with IEW Student Writing Intensive: Continuation Course A, while producing longer, more complex works. Grammar will also be taught using Analytical Grammar. Meets once per week and requires 1-2 hours of homework time. Instructor: Mrs. Regina Smith; Cost: $200

Cambridge Latin (6th +)

Mondays 10:30 - 11:30 

Instructor: Cynthia Hazard

Cost: $130

This course continues further into Latin vocabulary and grammar using Cambridge Latin: Unit 2. Meets once per week and will require 1-2 hours of homework. Instructor: Mrs. Cynthia Hazard, Cost: $130

AP Prep Latin (9th - 12th) 

Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30 - 10:30

Instructor: Cynthia Hazard

Cost: $300

This course is designed for students who have completed at least 3-4 years of Latin studies. Students will be using the Henle 4 Latin text, as well as reading and translating the works of Virgil. Students will prepare for the AP Latin exam. Meets twice per week and will require 2-3 hours of homework per week. Instructor: Mrs. Cynthia Hazard, Cost: $300

Spanish Codigo 2 (6th - 9th) 

Mondays and Wednesdays 8:30 -9:30 

Instructor: Alex Ponce 

Cost: $260

Students will learn intermediate language constructs and vocabulary to include verb conjugation in the past and future tenses using Codigo 2. New students must have at least 2 years Spanish instruction experience and/or pass a placement exam. Meets twice per week, and will require 2 hours homework. Instructor: Mrs. Alex Ponce, Cost: $260

Spanish Colega 3 (4th - 6th) 

Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30 - 10:30 

Instructor: Alex Ponce

Cost: $260

Students will learn more advanced verb tenses and grammar, along with increasing their vocabulary. Curriculum: Colega 3. New students must have at least 1 year of Spanish instruction and/or pass a placement exam. Meets twice per week, and will require 1-2 hours of homework. Instructor: Mrs. Alex Ponce, Cost: $260

Spanish Colega 2 (3rd - 4th) 

Mondays and Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30

Instructor: Alex Ponce 

Cost: $260

Students will learn the basics of Spanish to include greetings, expressing likes, conjugating simple present tense verbs, and basic grammar constructs using Colega 2. New students must have at least 1 year of Spanish instruction and/or pass a placement exam. Meets twice per week, and will require 1-2 hours of homework. Instructor: Mrs. Alex Ponce, Cost: $260

Elementary Art (3rd - 5th) 

Wednesdays 2:15 - 3:30 

Instructor: Karly Johnson

Cost: $85/semester plus $10/semester supply fee

Students will learn about famous, classical artists while practicing basic/intermediate art techniques. Instructor: Mrs. Patricia Stewart, Cost $85/semester plus $10/semester supply fee.

Elementary Manners (3rd - 6th) 

Mondays 1:45 - 2:15 

Instructor: Brittany Whittaker

Cost: $70.

Taught from a Christian perspective, using the books, 50 Things Every Young Gentleman Should Know and 50 Things Every Young Lady Should Know, students will learn manners and social skills and why they are important. Instructor: Mrs. Mary Randall, Cost: $70.

Elementary Drama (3rd - 6th) 

Wednesdays 1:15 - 2:15

Instructor: Kate Paxton 

Cost: $130 plus $15 supply fee to cover the cost of props and sound.

Students will learn a variety of drama skills including, improvisation, devised theatre, mask work, and characterization. They will study various scenes from Shakespeare’s plays as well as Wonder (by R.J Palacio) amongst others. Students will showcase their learning as part of the Spring Concert. Instructor: Mrs. Kate Paxton, Cost: $130 plus $15 supply fee to cover the cost of props and sound.

Drama (6th - 12th) 

Wednesdays 2:15 - 3:30

Instructor: Kate Paxton

Cost: $130 plus $15 to cover the cost of props and sound.

Students will study and perform the Shakespeare play, Twelfth Night, working to sharpen public speaking skills and build confidence in the process. Students will perform an abridged version of the play in the original Shakespeare language. Instructor: Mrs. Kate Paxton, Cost: $130 plus $15 supply fee to cover the cost of props and sound.

Chess (3rd - 5th) 

Mondays 2:15 - 3:30

Instructor: Donavan Perry

Cost: $85/semester

Students will learn basic chess strategies and improve their chess skills following a sequential chess curriculum and integrating chess puzzles and games. Students will practice their skills in matches with each other. Instructor: Mr. Donavan Perry, Cost: $85/semester

STEM Club Elective (6th - 8th) 

Mondays  2:15 - 3:30

Instructor: Janna Camperman

Cost: $85/semester plus $10/semester supply fee

Students will have the opportunity to participate and compete in various STEM activities based on Middle School Science Olympiad events. Instructor: TBD, Cost $85/semester plus $10/semester supply fee.

Entrepreneurship (8th - 12th) 

Mondays 2:15 - 3:30

Instructor: Kasey Perry

Cost: $100

Using Dave Ramsey's Foundations in Entrepreneurship curriculum, students will receive instruction in and practical application of basic business practices. Students will also have the opportunity to put their knowledge into practice by working on an entrepreneurial project. Instructor: TBD, Cost $100

Study Hall (3rd - 12th)

Cost: $60/year/study hall period

Students in grades 3rd through 10th who have a break in between classes, and whose parents do not remain on campus, may enroll in a study hall period for periods 1-5. An adult will be present to monitor the study hall. Students will be expected to work quietly. Cost: $60/year/study hall period.

Hands-On Science K-1st/ 2nd 

Wednesdays:

K-1: 9:00 - 10:00

2nd: 10:00-11:00

Instructor: Brittany Whittaker

Cost: $130

This fun, hands-on science course will cover the basic concepts of Chemistry, Biology, Earth Science, and Physics, famous scientists, along with the history of science, all in a way that is comprehensible to little learners. Students enrolling in the 2nd grade class must be proficient at reading/writing.  Meets once per week. Instructor: Mrs. Brittany Whittaker, Cost: $130

Literature K-2nd

Mondays10:00-11:00

Instructor: Kate Paxton

Cost: $130

Students in this class will explore excellent children’s literature and participate in activities to go along with the stories. Students enrolling in the 2nd grade class must be proficient at reading/writing. Meets once per week. Instructor: Mrs. Christy Ward, Cost: $130

Math K-1st/ 2nd 

Mondays

K-1: 10:00 - 11:00

2nd: 9:00 - 10:00

Instructor: April Dunyak

Cost: $130

Students in this class will memorize math facts, practice math skills with fun games and activities, and listen to math- based literature to reinforce the concepts being taught. This course is not meant to replace a home math curriculum, but rather, to reinforce the math concepts being learned at home. Students enrolling in the 2nd grade class must be proficient at reading/writing. Instructor: Mrs. April Dunyak, Cost: $130

Language Arts with Poetry K-2nd 

Wednesdays 9:00 - 10:00

Instructor: Stephanie Howland

Cost: $130

In this literature-based class, students will develop literacy and public speaking skills through the study and memorization of poetry, as well as daily presentations. Students enrolling in the 2nd grade class must be proficient at reading/writing. Meets once per week. Instructor: Mrs. Stephanie Howland, Cost: $130

PE (K - 2nd) 

Mondays: 1:15 - 2:15

Instructor: Donavan Perry

Cost: $130

Students in this class will participate in organized physical activity. Students will be able to “get the wiggles out” and practice social skills with organized fun. Meets once per week. Instructor: Mr. Donavan Perry, Cost: $130

Early Drama (K - 2nd)

Wednesdays: 12:15 - 1:15

Instructor: Kate Paxton

Cost: $130 Plus $15 supply fee

A fun introduction to drama, with the aim of building confidence, speaking & drama skills and character work. Children will explore different techniques and drama games through a variety of children’s story books.  Culminates in an informal performance. Instructor: Mrs. Kate Paxton, Cost: $130 plus $15 supply fee.

America in Music (K-2nd)

Wednesdays: 1:15 - 2:15

Instructor: Regina Smith

Cost: $130 

Starting with out national anthem, students will explore American history through folk songs and songs written about our beloved country. While integrating art and literature into this music class, students will develop an appreciation for our American heritage and for music that tells its story. Students will engage in songs about America while enjoying art and literature that correlate with the music and history behind the songs. Instructor: Mrs. Regina Smith, Cost: $130

Early Spanish 

Mondays and Wednesdays: 11:45 - 12:15

Instructor: Alex Ponce

Cost: $130 

Students will have a fun introduction to Spanish through songs and games. Meets twice per week. Instructor: Mrs. Alex Ponce; Cost: $130

Early Art (K-2nd)

Mondays: 12:15 - 1:15

Instructor: Karly Johnson

Cost: $130/year plus $10/semester supply fee

Students will learn about famous, classical artists while practicing basic art techniques and completing fun projects. Instructor: TBD, Cost $70/semester plus $10/semester supply fee.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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