Song Writing

This class will focus on the structure, theory, and practice of songwriting. We will discuss the art of writing lyrics, as well as the value of improvising, and experience writing together in groups using the book of Psalms as a springboard. Instruments and knowledge of scales and chords are encouraged, but not required.

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Yearbook Class

In this course, students will gain skills in one or more of the following areas: page design, advanced publishing techniques, copywriting, editing and photography while producing a creative, innovative yearbook which records school memories and events. Participants gain useful, real-world skills in time management, marketing, teamwork, and design principles. Students in this class will receive […]

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Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography

Moving from the ground up, students will learn the history of the earth; the soil, rocks, and fossils; oceans, seas, lakes, and rivers; the atmosphere; and space; from a Biblical, creation-based perspective. This High School lab-based course will require approximately 2 hours of homework per week. Students will be asked to write a 5 page […]

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Cooking 102

Sections indicated by “WAIT LIST” are full. You may register for them but will be put on a waiting list. You will not be charged if we put you on the waiting list. We may open up a new section if enough people are in need of those classes. Have you ever wondered how to […]

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Triple Threat Training

Ages 12 and up will receive rigorous physical and vocal training through learning and performance of upper level music, interpretation and choreography. Students are required to perform in recital but are not required to audition for nor guaranteed a spot on the Triple Threat Texas Show Choir.

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American History through Literature

2 Credits: Literature & History Our American History through Literature class aims to encourage the cross-curricular study of key themes in American history by examining both historical documents and literary texts as a response to the events of the day. We will concentrate on one book for each historical section and bring in supplemental poems, documents, short stories, […]

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Cursive & Beginning Writing 7th-10th

Sections indicated by “WAIT LIST” are full. You may register for them but will be put on a waiting list. You will not be charged if we put you on the waiting list. We may open up a new section if enough people are in need of those classes. This class is designed specifically for […]

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Speech & Debate

This class will help improve confidence in public speaking, develop articulation and vocal control, learn verbal and nonverbal communication, critical thinking, and listening skills. The class will also work on writing outlines for speeches. A few speeches they will learn are: Demonstrative Speaking, Expository Speaking, Extemporaneous Speaking, Persuasive Oratory, and Impromptu. Students will learn  how to research […]

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American Literature & Writing

Sections indicated by “WAIT LIST” are full. You may register for them but will be put on a waiting list. You will not be charged if we put you on the waiting list. We may open up a new section if enough people are in need of those classes. Students will analyze various genres of […]

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TTT/CTAC

Cottage Theatre Acting Company Advanced Class (Grades 7 – 12 By Audition Only) Learn & perform scenes, skits and parables. Students will receive continuous rigorous training and will need to be available to represent the best of The Cottage Theatre for any pre-scheduled gigs. (Two Semesters) Triple Threat Texas Show Choir (Advanced Class) (Grades 7– […]

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Essay Writing & more!

The ability to write well can be a distinguishing mark in the pursuit of good grades or a desired job. Quality essay writing is important for high school and college academic performance, and possessing excellent written communication skills is one of the top desired qualities in an employee. In Essay Writing and More!, students will […]

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Musical Theatre

Students will learn musical numbers from popular musical productions and movies.  All levels of experience welcome, class is structured to showcase individuals as well as group abilities. Acting and improvisation games and exercises will also help students prepare these numbers for recital. A parent or guardian is required to attend the first class.

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Senior Session

Sections indicated by “WAIT LIST” are full. You may register for them but will be put on a waiting list. You will not be charged if we put you on the waiting list. We may open up a new section if enough people are in need of those classes. This class will focus on finishing […]

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Physics

Exploring Creation with Physics is an honors level lecture/theory and lab/practical application combination, which will introduce students to a wide variety of topics such as introduction to the methods and concepts of general physics, heavily emphasizing vector analysis, one-dimensional and two-dimensional motion, Newton’s laws and their application, gravity, work and energy, momentum, periodic motion, waves, […]

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Guitar 1

This class is an introduction to the three pillars of guitar: reading music notation, tablature, and chords. It is designed for those with limited (less than 1 year) or no experience. Direction in “how to play” is accompanied by information and workbook material relating the guitar to music theory. Following this course, students may continue […]

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Play Write

This course is designed to develop the writer’s individual theatrical style through the writing of scenes and a 1-act play (or work toward a full-length play). Students will explore the dimensions of writing for the stage through key areas of craft, including language, dialogue, the essentials of dramatic form, and structure. They will also focus […]

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