For students entering 6th & 7th grades. Students may take one, two or three classes.
8:00 a.m. Class – 1601 Fun with Finances (Evan Moore)
Success is never earned - it is rented, and the rent is due every day! Learn how to budget money, create spreadsheets, formulate a plan, and start saving money for your own success as you continue to grow and succeed in your life! Using simple tools and taking the time to plan for your future will undoubtedly give you a healthier outlook on life, and prepare you to live your life to the fullest. Come along on this journey to riches!
8:00 a.m. Class 1602 – Reading Pictures (Sarah Isacksen)
Stories told using cartoons? Novels with colorful pictures that catch your eye? That’s right! We are making reading fun again with graphic novels! Throughout this week we will be “reading in pictures” as we read some classic and new stories! We will look at the different representations graphic novels bring to literature to help us develop a thorough understanding of what we are reading.
10:15 a.m. Class 1603 – Triangle Trigonometry (Carolyn Sutton)
In this class we will learn about how the triangle is the basis of trigonometry and calculus. We will learn the rules of right triangle trigonometry and use them to solve a variety of problems, including how can we measure how tall Bradley Hall is with a yardstick? We will learn about our special right triangles and how they form the unit circle used in calculus
10:15 a.m. Class 1604 – Convince Me! (Sarah Isacksen)
Calling all aspiring lawyers, teachers, doctors, engineers, athletes, artists, and more! The truth is, being able to persuade an audience, speak effectively, and craft a sound argument is a skill you will use in any profession you choose! So, come learn about rhetoric, persuasion, and have fun playing some games to practice your arguing skills!
1:30 p.m. Class 1605 – Modern Myths and World Mythology (Kara Girsch)
Zeus and the Greek Pantheon are soooooo 1000 BC! While Greek gods and goddesses continue to spark our imagination, the world is more than just Greece and Rome and even today is constantly creating myths to inspire future generations. From our founding fathers to Batman and beyond, certain characters have become a part of everyone’s modern experience. What are these myths? What is it about these characters or people that spark a connection with us? We'll explore myths from around the globe and make connections to today. If you enjoy history, movies, or at the very least, a good story, this class is for you. Come prepared to investigate culture, and create a little bit of your own
1:30 p.m. Class 1606 – Explorando Espanol (Briannah Harrison)
¡Hola amigas! Are you interested in having an edge in society? Explorando Español will provide you with a general introduction to the Spanish language: sound system, pronunciation, functional vocabulary related to everyday life, cultural information and basic grammatical structures. Explorando Español is designed as an introductory course for beginners, which will establish a strong foundation and promote future success in learning the Spanish language. Various games and activities will be utilized in this course that's taught primarily in Spanish.