High School students may enroll in select individual Homeschool Academy courses for a maximum of 2 courses. Students must be responsible for their own drop-off, pick-up, and sign-in. They must arrive no more than 5 minutes before the start of the course and be picked up within 5 minutes of the course end time. They are not allowed to enroll in Lunch and Discover Play or All Program Play.
(See Schedule and Course Descriptions below)
- High School Math Lab
- Late American History
- Visual Arts
- Personal Health and Wellness
- High School Language Arts
Students must be approved during their family interview to demonstrate the needed responsibility for self-check-in in order to be accepted into this program.
Students will bring in their math coursework from their home studies and use this course to work together with other students on their math as well as receive guidance from the Learning Guide. Students must work from the Teaching Textbooks Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, or Algebra 2 book. Students may come in with questions from their coursework or concepts from their math courses that need clarification. We will work together one on one or as a team to solve problems.
Additional Materials: Families must provide the book for this course. Order at least two weeks before course begins.
Students will explore a wide variety of literary genres, including poetry, drama, fiction, and non-fiction, and learn how to analyze and interpret them. They will also learn how to conduct research and effectively communicate their findings through various writing styles, such as persuasive essays, research papers, and literary analyses. In addition to literature and writing, students will also study grammar and syntax, which are essential to effective written and oral communication. They will learn how to identify and correct common grammar mistakes and use grammar and syntax to enhance the clarity and effectiveness of their writing.
Additional Materials: Students provide their own copy of each book. Most are available through the library.
Students in this art course, designed for high schoolers and advanced middle schoolers, will be introduced to the fundamental skills, concepts, materials, and processes of the visual arts, with an emphasis on contemporary art. Students will expand their understanding of the Elements of Art and Principles of Design, while developing skills in critiquing their own and others artwork. Studio experiences will challenge students to develop technical skills in a variety of mediums, including drawing, painting, printmaking, and mixed media, as well as create meaningful, original art. Students (ages 13+) who choose to, may develop an original work for submission in
a national art competition.
$25 Additional Materials Fee
This history course will take students from after the Reconstruction period, starting in 1877, through to the 2010s. This time period covers the rise of industrial America, the Spanish-American War, World War I, the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War all the way to the Gulf War and beyond to September 11, 2001. Students will learn the facts and dates while utilizing hands-on, living history projects. By reading applicable books written during the time and discussing power, politics, war, and justice, students will learn why studying history is important and maybe even be inspired to be a part of a better future.
*Students may also take this course as part of our College Prep Study Courses.
This course will help students develop knowledge, attitudes and essential skills in a variety of health-related topics including mental and emotional health, social health, nutrition, fitness, substance use and abuse, disease prevention and treatment, and an understanding of how body systems work together for complete wellness.
Students will be provided with at-home study materials to help prepare them to take the CLEP History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present exam and participate in monthly Exam Preparation sessions with Mighty Roots Learning Guides.
-Students must provide their own CLEP study guide ($15-40 depending on the course and book condition or borrow from the library).
-CLEP exams are scheduled and paid for by the individual family
(Exam $89 + Testing Center Fee $25-35).
*$100 CLEP Prep fee if choosing to take a class in order to prepare for the CLEP exam. Students must purchase the CLEP exam separately.