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Course: Middle School Choir/Ladies Ensemble (Boys and Girls)
Grade Level: 6-8
Day/Time: Wednesday 2:20 – 3:50pm Combined Choirs/ 3:50 – 4:15 Ladies Ensemble
Instructor: Tina Holcombe
Cost: $53 per month + $45 application fee
Book: All music will be bought by the teacher and provided for students at no additional charge
Description: Middle School Choir provides an opportunity for Middle School Students to participate in a choir. This format is excellent for the developing young voices at an important time of vocal development. Our performances and classes are educational, unifying and fun. Students improve musical and vocal skills (becoming comfortable and secure in part singing), while cultivating close friendships among their fellow singers. We are excited to offer this class in a combination format. The group will meet together until 3:50, while the ladies will have a 5-minute break and continue for an additional 20 minutes for Ladies Ensemble. We will be learning additional women’s repertoire during this time. No prior musical experience is required. Music theory, sight-singing, and rhythm drills will be regular components of the class. Students will participate in concerts at the end of each semester. Additional opportunities may be available through the East Tennessee Vocal Association for choral festivals and honor choirs if the students are interested. “Music classes offer many benefits which make them very indispensable. Performance programs enhance a student’s sense of self-esteem as well as their social skills. Students become a part of a positive group and organization. Not only do students profit socially from music programs, but they also gain academically.” (Resource: The College Board)
Supplies List: 1-2″ (inch) Black 3-ring Binder, Mechanical Pencil, and Water Bottle.
Course: Middle Grades Art*
Grade Level: 5-8**
Day/Time: Monday 9:00 – 10:15am OR 10:25 – 11:40am (THIS SECTION IS FULL) OR 1:35 – 2:50pm (THIS SECTION IS FULL) OR 3:00 – 4:15pm
Instructor: Emily Ann Simpson
Cost: $53 per month + $50 application fee
Books: Child’s Introduction to Art: The World’s Greatest Paintings and Sculptures, by Heather Alexander, ISBN# 978-1579129569; A Line is a Dot that went for a Walk: An Inspirational Drawing Book, by Sterling Children’s Books, ISBN# 978-1454920830. Order new or used on-line at Amazon or other book websites.
Description: This course will be an exciting hands-on journey through Art History! We will work through the major art movements of the Western World, as well as important artwork in Asia. We will begin our studies at the tail end of the Renaissance and carry on our journey through movements such as Romanticism, Impressionism, Pointillism, and Fauvism. We will study specific artists and their techniques. Homework and projects will give each student a chance to explore, more thoroughly, what we have touched on in class as well as sometimes preparing students for what is coming up in class. Homework will be given weekly. Art experiences required outside of class will also further each student’s learning. We will use all sorts of media such as acrylic paint, sumi-e ink, clay, chalk pastel, oil pastel, and mixed-media! This fun survey course will guide your student through art history, while giving your child the perspective that our Creator is evident in what man creates throughout time and around the world. Most importantly, students will also learn how to use their creative abilities as a platform to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with others! Of note, a 2-year rotation of books is incorporated, so your child can take the class 2 years in a row without repeating information, homework, etc.
*This class will not be offered via Online Real Time (ORT). However, if a student is on vacation, otherwise absent or sick, they will be able to Zoom in for class to keep up with the class and missed work.
**If your child is in 8th grade, you can choose between this and our High School Art class.
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Course: Physical Education/Activities (This be at a Gymnasium just a few minutes from HHL)
Grade Level: 6-12
Day/Time: Wednesdays 12:40 – 2:10pm OR 2:20 – 3:50pm
Instructor: Chase Cochran
Cost: $57 per month + $35 Application fee
Description: This class is designed to give your child an opportunity to engage in physical activity, strengthen motor skill development, provide an opportunity for positive encouraging teamwork, and delight in God’s good gift of play! Class will consist of a warmup period of stretches and cardio. Followed by games designed to engage students in fun activities that will build motor skills, coordination, agility and positively encourage teamwork. Our goal is to help students develop physical fitness and the ability to perform and enjoy day-to-day physical activities with ease. Students will also develop skills necessary to participate in a wide range of activities and athletics.