Course: Middle School Latin  
Grade Level: 6-8
Day/Time: Wednesday 9:00 – 10:30am
Instructor: Stephanie Dunn
Cost: $53 per month + $35 application fee
Book: Latin Road to English Grammar, Volume 1, Textbook with Worksheets/Tests.  Click on this link or do a Google search for the title.  You can also find the textbook ONLY used on-line (eBay or Amazon); A Roman Map Workbook (2nd Edition), by Elizabeth Heimbach, ISBN # 978-0865167995.
Description: This course is a beginning Latin course for the middle school student and serves as an introduction into the language. The study of Latin builds vocabulary and strengthens grammar, giving the student a highly advanced understanding of his/her own language, as well as the ability to learn and understand other modern languages more easily, especially the five derived from Latin. We’ve designed this course to be an introduction to Latin understanding that it will help any student who plans to take a foreign language class in high school, especially high school Latin.  Homework will be given each week and quizzes/tests will be administered every 3-4 weeks.  The class will be enhanced with some supplemental resources in order to aid the student outside the classroom.
Supplies List: 3-ring Binder/Notebook, Notebook Paper, and a pen/pencil.

Course: High School Spanish I
Grade Level: 8-11 (only well-advanced 8th graders may apply)
Day/Time: Tuesday and Thursday 10:45am – 12:00 (Noon) OR Tuesday and Thursday 12:30 – 1:45pm
Instructor: Tamela Bacon
Cost: $76 per month + $40 application fee
Book: Juntos Uno, ISBN# 0130508470. Order through Amazon or other used book websites.
Description: This is an entry-level High School Spanish course intended to prepare students for further Spanish study, as well as to help them become comfortable with speaking another language. Although the textbook will be our foundation, additional authentic resources and comprehensible input will be incorporated in order to encourage as much language acquisition as possible. Students will experience the language, vocabulary, grammar, and culture of Spanish speaking countries. Basic reading and writing will be mastered with a strong emphasis on communication. Students will receive daily written and online homework assignments to reinforce the oral concepts we are learning in class, with a test approximately every 4-5 weeks.
Supplies List: 3-ring Binder with Dividers, Notebook Paper, 2 dry-erase markers and 2 pens (not red or orange).

Course: Sign Language
Grade Level: 8-11 (only well advanced 8th graders may apply)
Day/Time: Tuesday and Thursday 10:45 – 12:00 (Noon)
Instructor: TBA
Cost: $76 per month + $40 application fee
Book: TBA
Description: American Sign Language (ASL) is growing in popularity.  Students in this course will begin to understand and interpret exchanges in ASL through a variety of simple everyday situations, common to hearing and deaf.  They will learn how to examine the relevance of body language and facial expressiveness that individuals use to communicate in sign language. The main goal of this class is to provide ASL students with conversational confidence and competence. They will learn to sign the alphabet, how to count, and basic phrases, while building vocabulary and learning the structure of the language.  The benefits of learning sign language are numerous.  Students will have a greater appreciation, better awareness of and sensitivity to the deaf and hard of hearing community. ASL is one of the most widely used languages in the United States, and the fourth-most studied second language at American universities.  Join us on this unique journey as students learn how to communicate with a wide range of hearing, hard of hearing, and deaf individuals.
Supplies List: We will announce these later in the spring/early summer to give our families plenty of time to get the supplies.

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