East Campus Oaks
(9th - 12th grades)

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Below are our Cooperative Class options including some classes listed in each category that qualify as our "OTHER" option classes.  These classes are available to choose that class hour in case your student prefers not to take a class in that category! For Cedars and Oaks, there are also helper options listed at the bottom of this page.

*any additional class supply fee is charged per semester for supplies or teacher fees 
 

HEALTH & FITNESS

Minute to Win It

Compete with your friends in quick, fun ridiculous challenges.

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Comfortable Clothing & Footwear

 

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $0

Martial
Arts

We will have paid professionals teaching our students Martial Arts. They will learn self-defense while boosting their self-esteem.

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Comfortable Clothing & Footwear

  • Water Bottle

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $65 per semester class fee for paid instructor

 

NERF WARS

Students will practice marksmanship, use boxes and other materials to create obstacles and barriers, and then defend themselves in the ultimate Nerf battle!

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Comfortable Clothing & Footwear

  • Water Bottle

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $25 to purchase Nerf guns and eye protection (both yours at the end of the year)

STRATEGY
Games

Exercise your mind through logic and strategy games like chess, checkers, and mancala.

 

 

 

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • None

 

 

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $0

MUSIC

Drama
 

In this class the students will learn improvisation, recite fun poems, and perform short skits. We will also focus on volume, articulation, and creativity. 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Provided

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $5

INTRO TO
Music

This class will include learning about composers and instruments, music listening, and music participation through playing a mini kalimba (a melodic percussion instrument)! 

 

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Provided

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $10 for purchase of kalimba

From Ragtime to Rock

Explore the evolution of music in America, starting with brass bands and ending with the “British Invasion.” Students will listen to music from different eras and learn how to the music shaped and was shaped by the culture of the time.

 

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Provided

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $0

DEBATE

Students will develop their skills in public speaking through sharing about themselves. They will learn about commanding audience attention, appropriate volume, articulation, eye contact, using their face and body to communicate, and how to be a respectful audience.

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Provided

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $0

THE ARTS

Intro to Illustration

In this class students will learn various methods used in drawing such as shading, perspective, 3D shapes, and various methods of sketching with pencil and ink.

 

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Provided

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $10

Hand Printing From Nature

Discover how to use natural materials to print on any surface, from paper and fabric to wood. Students will create original nature prints with leaves, flowers, fruits, shells, stones, and more. Projects will include hand printed stationary/cards, printed pillowcase, wrapping paper and more!

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • 1 white pillowcase

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $15

Weapons of Mass Destruction

Students will use easy-to-find materials to build miniature catapults, bows and arrows, periscopes, and more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Provided

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $10

Fiber Arts

Learn the origins and basics for some of the most amazing and versatile art forms. In this class you will learn the basics of Crochet, Knitting, Macramé, and Needle Felting.

 

 

 

 

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Provided

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $40

FOREIGN STUDIES

World Changers

Learn the fascinating and true stories of God moving through missionaries who have changed the world for Jesus. We will learn how to pray for others, share our testimony, share the gospel, and be disciples who make disciples. Local mission opportunities through Mobile Missions Network will be offered.

 

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Provided

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $0

Talkin' Tolkien

Through a mix of reading and video, students will explore the works of JRR Tolkien’s Middle Earth and its unique story. They will also study the history of Tolkien, and its influence on his story telling. 

 

 

 

 

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • copies of “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings” (physical book, graphic novel, or audio book are all fine)

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $0

7 Wonders of the World

Learn about the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and Seven Wonders of the Modern World through crafts, videos, and activities.

 

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Provided

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $5

Sign Language

Students will learn the basics of American Sign Language

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Provided

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $0

LIFE SKILLS

Home Ec

Through hands-on, authentic learning experiences, Students learn effective methods for shopping, sewing, childcare, clothing care, cooking, nutrition, home-care, hospitality, family and household management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Provided

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $10

Babysitters Club Training

This course will cover several topics that all babysitters should know before accepting their first job! Infant & Toddler Care such as diapering, bottle warming, sleep safety & recognizing different behaviors. Safety procedures in the event of an emergency. Techniques to staying calm. Age appropriate activities. We will be going over First Aid & CPR. There are online programs that provide certifications. Students will earn a Babysitters Club Training Certificate at the end of the course.

 

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Provided

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $10

EAT YOUR WAY AROUND THE USA

Come and learn about some of the fun and easy dishes that hail from various states. We will cook and learn a bit of Geography together. It doesn't matter how skilled you are in the kitchen. We will practice the skills needed and have fun doing it. Join in on some good food and interesting facts about the states in our country.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Provided

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $10

Outdoor Survival Skills

This class is designed to promote Physical Education through learning life-long activities such as camping, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, etc. There is also a focus on urban and rural survival by learning first aid, CPR, basic knot tying and, plant and animal identification, and more. These activities can build skills that can be used and enjoyed for a lifetime.

SUPPLIES NEEDED:

  • Provided

EXTRA SUPPLY FEE: $5

NOT HAPPY  WITH A CLASS CHOICE?

You can choose one of the below options to volunteer during any class hour. Volunteer choices are subject to approval!

LITTLE ROOTS Helping Hand

Instead of taking a class, we'd love to have your help for one class hour in our Saplings (3 years old), Sprouts (4 years old), or Shrubs (5 years old) classes!  Just list Little Roots Helping Hand in the class hour choice on your enrollment form!

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • None

Class Assistant

Oaks can choose one class period to help in a Redbud or Maple class that may need more expertise or helping hands.

 

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • None

Willow friend

Instead of taking a class, we'd love for you to be a Willow Friend!  Our Willows are our special needs students and sometimes they just need a little help in PE class or a friend to hang out with at lunch.  Just list Willow Friend in the class hour choice on your enrollment form!

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • None