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Historical Fiction: Allies – Monday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 7 – 9

June 6, 1944. D-Day.  Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel to invade German-occupied France, […]

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$250.00

Historical Fiction: To Hope and Back (Holocaust/S.S. St. Louis) – Monday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 5 – 7

Can you imagine reaching out to the president of the United States about a ship […]

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$250.00

Perspectives: Combining Classic Short Stories with IEW Writing – Session Two – Tuesday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 7 – 9

In literature, characters become our friends.  We can sympathize or celebrate with them.  We feel […]

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$250.00

I Survived…. Session Two – Tuesday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 2 – 5

When disaster strikes, heroes are made! Students will be reading three books from the I Survived series […]

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$250.00

Shades of Green – Exploring the Musical – Wicked – Tuesday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 6 – 9

Long before Dorothy dropped in, two girls meet in the Land of Oz.  This synopsis has […]

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$250.00

Dawn: Holocaust Education – Wednesday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 8 (mature) – 12

Elisha is a young Jewish man, a Holocaust survivor, and an Israeli freedom fighter in […]

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$250.00

Tuesdays with Morrie. An Old Man. A Young Man. Life’s Greatest Lessons. – Wednesday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 8 – 12

An old man.  A young man.  Life’s greatest lessons. Teenagers often think they have all the time […]

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$250.00

Exploring American History through the American Girls: 1914 – 1941 – Wednesday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 2 – 5

Have your child learn American history through the lens of the American Girls. We will […]

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$250.00

Literature Circle: Wonder – Wednesday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 4 – 6

August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a severe facial difference that, up until now, has […]

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$250.00

Essay Intensive – YES – INTENSIVE! – Thursday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 7 – 11

This class is INTENSIVE.  Let me say that again – INTENSIVE! For students to be successful […]

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$250.00

Historical Fiction: Refugee – Monday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 7 – 9

“Some novels are engaging, and some novels are important.  Refugee is both.”   ~ Ruta Sepetys  Three […]

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$250.00

Tales from Tolkien: A Study of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy- Grades 8 (mature) – 12 – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks

Bring the movies to life! Books allow our imagination to flourish and details to be […]

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$200.00

Plunge into Poetry – Monday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 3 – 5

This poetry club is meant to inspire students to love writing poetry. This ten-week workshop […]

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$250.00

Biography: Hidden Figures – The Women who Changed NASA Forever – Monday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 5 – 7

Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group […]

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$250.00

Novel Study: The Outsiders – Tuesday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 7 – 10

Fifty years of an iconic classic!  This international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie […]

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$250.00

I Survived…. Session Three – Tuesday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 2 – 5

When disaster strikes, heroes are made! Students will be reading three books from the I Survived series […]

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$250.00

Six! The Musical: The Life and Times of King Henry VIII and his Wives – Tuesday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 6 – 9

Six: The Musical is one of the NEWEST sensations on Broadway! This powerful 75 minute […]

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$250.00

Starting at the Very Beginning: A Jump Start to IEW Writing – Wednesday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 3 – 7

Are you looking for a SOLID jump start for whatever writing classes you choose for […]

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$250.00

Day: Holocaust Education – Wednesday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 8 (mature) – 12

In its opening paragraphs, a successful journalist and Holocaust survivor steps off a New York […]

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$250.00

Ten Terrific Ted Talks! Don’t say that ten times fast! – Wednesday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 8 – 12

It is rarely possible to bring world-class guest speakers into school to lecture students about […]

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$250.00

Exploring American History through the American Girls: 1954 – 1974 – Wednesday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 2 – 5

Have your child learn American history through the lens of the American Girls. We will […]

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$250.00

Literature Circle: Fish in a Tree – Wednesday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 4 – 6

Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time she […]

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$250.00

Speak Up: Loud and Proud – Public Speaking – Thursday – Grades 5 – 10 – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks

Many students are nervous to speak in front of others because they do not feel […]

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$250.00

All About Essays Writing – LIVE – * A Week * – Wednesday – Full Year – Grades 8 – 11

It is imperative that students, with the goal of attending college, can write basic essays […]

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$500.00

Introduction to Writing with Eva – LIVE – * A Week * – Wednesday – Full Year – Grades 4 – 6

This is an interactive, introductory class geared towards middle and upper elementary level students. In this class, students […]

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$500.00

Powerful Paragraph Writing – A Week – Thursday – Full Year – Grades 5-8

In this “technical writing” (nonfiction) class, students will focus on exploring, brainstorming and writing strong, […]

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$479.00

High School Research & More Writing – LIVE – * B Week * – Wednesday – Full Year – Grades 9 – 12

High School Research and More consists of two major components:  College Application Essays and a Semester […]

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$500.00

Middle School Writing – LIVE – * B Week – Wednesday* – Full Year – Grades 6-9

This fast paced, interactive class begins preparing your student for high school and (eventually) college […]

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$500.00

Middle School Writing – LIVE – * B Week – Thursday * – Full Year – Grades 6-9

This fast paced, interactive class begins preparing your student for high school and (eventually) college […]

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$500.00

Read Close-ly: Literary Analysis with Composition – Fall 2023 & Winter 2024 – 20 Weeks – Grades 9 – 10

This course is ideal for both the voracious and reluctant reader. Students will increase their […]

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$400.00

Profiles in History: Leaders who Changed the World… Both Large and Small – Tuesday – Fall 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 2 (mature) – 6

The greatest connection we can have throughout history is the human one.  Together, in Profiles in […]

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$250.00

Lights! Cameras! Action! An Alternative Course for High School English: Movies as Literature – Tuesday – Fall 2023 and Winter 2024 – 20 Weeks – Grades 8-12

Camera!  Movies!  Action!  In this complete, one-year high school English course, we will combine learning […]

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$400.00

Diggin’ Up Roots: Latin and Greek Roots – Monday – Fall 2023 & Winter 2024 – 20 Weeks – Grades 5 – 8

Vocabulary development is crucial to becoming a good reader and writer; something I have written […]

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$400.00

GOAT! Greatest of All time High School Short Stories! – Tuesday – Fall 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 9 – 12

In literature, characters become our friends.  We can sympathize or celebrate with them.  We feel their joys, […]

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$250.00

Literature Study: Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson – Wednesday – Fall 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 5 – 7

Bridge to Terabithia is a classic story that teaches about friendship, love, and loss.  This amazing […]

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$250.00

Grammar Rocks – Wednesday – Fall 2023 – 10 weeks – Grades 3 – 5

In this weekly adventure, we will have plenty of time to explore a broad range […]

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$250.00

Speak Up: Loud and Proud – Public Speaking – Wednesday- Grades 5 – 10 – Fall 2023 – 10 Weeks

Many students are nervous to speak in front of others because they do not feel […]

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$250.00

The One and Only Ivan – Grades 2 – 5 – Fall 2023 – 10 Weeks

This unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendship. Inspired […]

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$250.00

My Story: Exploring your Family Roots and Building your Holistic Personal Story Through Expressive Arts- Wednesday – Fall 2023 – Grades 4 – 10

Part 1:  Students will research their family history, interview family members, and write down the […]

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$400.00

Perspectives: Combining Classic Short Stories with IEW Writing – Session One – Wednesday – Fall 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 7 – 9

In literature, characters become our friends.  We can sympathize or celebrate with them.  We feel their joys, […]

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$250.00

Profiles in History: Heroes of America’s Growth and Freedom – Tuesday – Winter 2024 – 10 Weeks – Grades 2 (mature) – 6

The greatest connection we can have throughout history is the human one.  Together, in Profiles in […]

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$250.00

Literature Study: Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan – Wednesday – Winter 2024 – 10 Weeks – Grades 5 – 7

Esperanza Rising is an incredible story of overcoming and perseverance.   On one level Esperanza Rising is […]

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$250.00

Spinning a Web with Charlotte: Combining STEAM with Literature – Grades 2 – 5 – Winter 2024 – 10 Weeks

In this ten-week course, students will explore Fern, Wilbur, and Charlotte’s world by reading the […]

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$250.00

Perspectives: Combining Classic Short Stories with IEW Writing – Session Two – Thursday – Winter 2024 – 10 Weeks – Grades 7 – 9

In literature, characters become our friends.  We can sympathize or celebrate with them.  We feel […]

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$250.00

GOATS! Greatest of all Time High School Short Stories! – Session Two – Tuesday – Winter 2024 – 10 Weeks – Grades 9 – 12

In literature, characters become our friends.  We can sympathize or celebrate with them.  We feel their joys, […]

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$250.00

Creative Writing Workshop:  Fan Fiction on the Book of Genesis – Thursday – Winter 2024 – 10 Weeks – Grades 8 – 10

Books and movies that we love often leave fans wondering about questions that are left […]

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$250.00

Profiles in History: Stories of those who are Worthy of Remembrance – Tuesday – Spring 2024 – 10 Weeks – Grades 2 (mature) – 6

The greatest connection we can have throughout history is the human one.  Together, in Profiles in […]

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$250.00

Essay Intensive – YES – INTENSIVE! – Tuesday – Spring 2024 – 10 Weeks – Grades 7 – 11

This class is INTENSIVE.  Let me say that again – INTENSIVE! For students to be successful […]

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$250.00

Literature Study: Blended by Sharon Draper – Spring 2024 – 10 Weeks – Grades 5 – 7

Eleven-year-old Isabella’s parents are divorced, so she has to switch lives every week: One week […]

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$250.00

Little House in the Big Woods – Grades 2 – 5 – Spring 2024 – 10 Weeks

Can you imagine growing up in a log cabin? Hunting for and growing all your […]

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$250.00

Geeking out on Greek Mythology – Thursday – Spring 2024 – 10 Weeks – Grades 4 – 7

Using D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths, together we will explore various myths together.  In this […]

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$250.00

Literature & Writing: Friday Night Lights – Tuesday – Spring 2024 – 10 Weeks – Grades 9 – 12

Named Sports Illustrated’s best football book of all time and a #1 NYT bestseller, this is the classic story […]

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$250.00

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