CLASSES & TEACHERS

FREE CLUBS & GROUPS

eClub ~ Entrepreneur’s Club - Last Wednesday of each month - Sponsored by local small businesses. (Want to Sponsor a sale? Contact Kimberly Knopp to get on the calendar.)

Introducing children of all ages to each component of running their own business; from concept to sales. Sales are on last Mondays and Wednesday of the month, (10am-2pm)  with the eClub meeting directly afterward cleaning up. All children are expected to fully clean the CHC before leaving the sale.  This is a FREE club for all members, and parents are encouraged to attend. eClub stands for Entrepreneur Club. It consists of young business owners learning about making products, advertising, income and loss, profit margins, and of COURSE, advertising. Thank you for supporting these young students as they discover their passions through eClub. 

Any CHC family may join eClub after attending at least one sale as customers. Just contact us and we’ll get you started! Contact:  cookinwithkim@gmail.com

Drama Club: Contact Bella Smith. Meets Wednesdays from 3:30-5pm heb1141@yahoo.com


Chess Club: New start up again this year! Bring your board and be ready to learn and play every Wednesday at 10am!

 

Student Council: Who wants to help students plan events, dances, graduations, a homeschool year book and service projects? Contact: Lisa.Lanning@gmail.com

 

Want to start a group or free club? Contact us through the Facebook page or email: communityhomeschoolcenter@gmail.com

 

Quick Glance Contact List:

Board Members :

Lisa Lanning:  lisa.lanning@gmail.com 

Suzanne Gose:  suzanne.gose@gmail.com 

Lee Postma:  leeann.postma@icloud.com 

Stacey Garcia: mmoonbeem@yahoo.com

Randa Anderson: digitalnaturalart@gmail.com

 

 

CHC Manager: Fall 2019- Spring 2020

Eva Parsons parsons.eva.anne@gmail.com

 

CHC Teachers and Club Contacts (Fall 2019- Spring 2020):

Randa Anderson: digitalnaturalart@gmail.com

​Rebecca Boaz: vroomvroomus@yahoo.com

Nathan Boe: boefamtexas@gmail.com 

Amber Collier: soulcreativearts@gmail.com

Dr. Dary Dega: contact@degallery.us

Nicole Fleming: Nicolefleming@gmail.com

Stacey Garcia: mmoonbeem@yahoo.com

Suzanne Gose: suzanne.gose@gmail.com

Ashley Kinnard: akinnard97@gmail.com

Aiden Loyd: aidensaloyd@gmail.com

Karmen McGee: karmenmcgee86@gmail.com

G. McSpadon: gmcspadon@gmail.com

Lamar Ontko: atimetodye@gmail.com

Bella Smith: heb1141@yahoo.com

Christi Smith: home2bluebonnets@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

PRESCHOOL CLASSES

 

Flip Flop Spanish (parents welcomed to attend) - Class is conducted by advanced Spanish students from Sra. Gose’s classes and uses Flip Flop Spanish Products. Each week the classes will focus on learning through games and activities. Students are exposed to  ten-fifteen words per week, phrases, classroom commands, and manners, of course….includes optional homework. No text required. $8/week. 9am on Wednesdays. Contact Gentri: gmcspadon@gmail.com to enroll.

 

Tiny Tots - (Ages 3-5) $40/month with discounts given for multiple children & classes. Soul Creative Arts | Amber Collier | soulcreativearts@gmail.com  Introductory dance, tumbling, and creative movement class for the littles! Activities are designed to develop strength, coordination, listening skills, creative thinking, and expression while focusing on pre-ballet, creative movement, and gymnastics skills in a fun environment. 

 

Letter Art:  Randa Anderson: (digitalnaturalart@gmail.com) Ages 3-6 years 

Meets Monday (9:00 a.m.-9:55 a.m.)

 Beginning Phonetic sounds & Letters $10.00 a class, ($15.00 onetime only supply fee)

  Hi, my name is Mrs.Randa Anderson and I will be teaching the Letter Art Class this fall semester at the Community Homeschool Center. I’m a Mom of 5 and I’ve been homeschooling my children for 15 years. My passions include photography, music, art and media design and all things related to health and wellness. 

This class will be an introductory to phonetic sounds and symbols(letters). I’ll be incorporating several different learning styles (visual, audio, kinesthetic) as I’m teaching. 

 

SCIENCES

High School Science: Rebecca Johnson: (vroomvroomus@yahoo.com) I received my Bachelor of Science in Biology from TX A&M in 1989.  I have worked in research for 10+ years.  I also taught Biology at a local co-op for 5 years.  My husband and I have two sons, Jack 22yrs and William 15yrs.

 

High School Biology: Rebecca Johnson: (vroomvroomus@yahoo.com) We will be using the Apologia text but not the tests.   The classes will largely consist of lecture with student interaction.  We will also have a lab session every other week.   Classes and tests will be designed to encompass different learning styles.

The class fee will be $10 each week, the lab fee for first semester is $30.00,  second semester is $55.  This is to cover the students lab supplies, or each student may bring their own supplies from their own sources.

 

 

High School Chemistry: Christi Smith (Home2bluebonnets@gmail.com) Mondays 2pm-4pm  Discovering Design with Chemistry is a high school chemistry course designed for students who have completed Algebra I. This college-preparatory course covers fundamental aspects of chemistry such as the classification of matter, atomic structure, spectroscopy, chemical bonding, molecular geometry, physical change, chemical change, stoichiometry, solutions, ideal gases, acid/base chemistry, reduction/oxidation reactions, thermochemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, and chemical equilibrium. Weaving together concepts and their mathematical applications, the course teaches students how to think like a chemist so they can analyze the major changes that occur in matter.

 

 

We will meet each Monday to complete the labs, review material, and answer questions. I will have a weekly checklist for each student, so they will know the readings and homework to complete throughout the week. This is a graded course. I work with students to meet their learning styles and provide help as they travel through High School Chemistry. We will be using Discovering Design with Chemistry by Dr. Jay Wile as our text. It can be found used or at bereanbuilders.com. The book is also available in audio form for our auditory learners. The student will also need a 1” 3-Ring Binder with 5 dividers and a composition book.
 

 

Middle School General Science: Christi Smith (Home2bluebonnets@gmail.com) Mondays 1pm-2pm   Exploring Creation with General Science is designed to be a student’s first systematic introduction to the sciences. This is a middle school science course for grades 7-8, ages 12-14. The course covers such topics as the scientific method, designing experiments, simple machines, archaeology, geology, paleontology, biology, and human anatomy and physiology.

We will meet each week to complete or set up labs, review material and answer questions. I will have a weekly checklist for each student to help keep them on track. This is a graded course, introducing test taking skills in a positive setting. I work with students to meet their learning styles and provide help as they move through the course.

We will be using Exploring Creation with General Science, 2nd edition by Dr. Jay Wile. This can be easily found used or purchased at bereanbuilders.com. There is also an audio version to go along with the text for our auditory learners. The student will also need a 1” 3-Ring Binder with 5 dividers and a composition book.

Cost : One time materials fee - $35, $8/class

 

High School Nutrition and Food Science Christi Smith (Home2bluebonnets@gmail.com)  Wednesdays 12pm-1pm: The class is a high school level class. I do have a couple of hard working 8th graders. The class can count as a science credit, a health credit, or an elective foods class. The students will receive a packet each week with reading materials and activities. We will perform food labs in class and the students will take what we learn and apply at home. We will cover the 6 nutrients, micronutrients, some biochemistry, energy, acids and bases, digestion, metabolism, enzymes, leavening agents, fermentation and food preservation. Throughout the course we will apply what we learn to food culture, meal planning, food safety, and food preparation. There is no book to purchase. I will provide all the readings and activities. The student will also need a 1” 3-Ring Binder with 5 dividers and a composition book. Cost : One time materials fee - $40, $8/class

 

Sense-able Science- Nicole Fleming (nicole@sciencebetweenthepages.com) Hands on Science Activities for Early Learners ages 4-5 years old.  We will be learning how to explore God's world with our senses! Mondays at 10am. $96 for 12 weeks.


Finding God's Fingerprints-  Nicole Fleming (nicole@sciencebetweenthepages.com) An exploration of science for students in First and Second grade using trade books as the medium for learning and experiments that coincide with books read aloud.  Sure to be a science-ational experience! Monday’s at 11am. $120 for 12 weeks


Mysteries of Flight-  Nicole Fleming (nicole@sciencebetweenthepages.com) Walk along in the steps of Wilbur and Orville Wright as they discovered the mystery to controlled flight!  "But ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds of the air and they will tell you.."Job 12:7.  This class is full of science demonstrations, experiments and activities that will allow each student to participate in the mystery of flight! Monday’s at 9am (FULL) and 12:30pm. $120 for 12 weeks

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGES 

Latin- Beginning Latin (Latina Christiana 1) and First Form Latin. Karmen McGee (karmen@freedomodyssey.net)The Beginning Latin class (5th-8th grade) is a great, non-threatening introduction to Latin vocabulary and grammar.  First Form Latin (7th-12th) starts at the same place as Latina Christiana, but covers the material much more quickly. Second Form (second year Latin) is available, if there is an interest.  Bio:  Karmen McGee has been homeschooling since 1998, and teaching Latin at a homeschool co-op for over 5 years.  She likes teaching kids how to "crack the code" of Latin.  Three of her four children have attended Texas A&M, with her fourth still in high school.

 

 

Spanish All Levels: 

Pre-School Spanish, Elementary,  Junior High and High School 1A, 1, 2, & 2/3 mesh: Suzanne Gose (suzanne.gose@gmail.com) Contact her to enroll ages 8 and up.


All Spanish classes meet on Wednesdays at the CHC. 

Preschool (ages 4-8) is taught by Gentri McSpadon,  a homeschool graduate and former advanced Spanish student of Sra.Gose. (gmcspadon@gmail.com). Contact her to enroll.

We enjoy speaking, grammar, and fun games. The classes require about 20-25 min/day of Spanish practice at home (except Flip Flop Spanish!) Textbooks come with audio files for at home practice. Señora Gose is a former public school teacher, Author of the Flip Flop Spanish series and has been teaching in the Brazos Valley Homeschool Community for more than 18 years.  She and her husband enjoy raising their five children and a multitude of animals on their homestead in Milano. 
Cost: $10/week,  Text: ~$20, depending on class 

 

LANGUAGE ARTS

Writing Composition Grades 3-5: Ashley Kinnard (akinnard97@gmail.com) Beginning Writing Composition will be using the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) outlining and writing methods, teaching the students structure and style. This course will teach parts of speech, some grammar, and vocabulary as it pertains to writing composition. The goal of this class is to begin to equip students with the skills to become confident & skillful writers. 

Cost per class $10; Text Cost $29

Ashley Kinnard (akinnard97@gmail.com) graduated from Texas A&M University with a BBA in Marketing. Since working in consulting and in recruiting/job placement for the Career Center at TAMU, she became acutely aware of the importance for students to become proficient communicators through writing. Ashley has been homeschooling since 2009, teaching all subjects, but specializing in writing. She has taught writing composition for Brazos Classical Academy for the past 4 years, gaining experience in teaching grades 3rd – 7th. Ashley has 4 children, grades 3rd – 10th.
 

Reading Phase I: Stacey Garcia: mmoonbeem@yahoo.com This is a reading class that will focus on letter recognition, phonics and letter blending in order to form words and read short stories. We will be partnering up with Randa Anderson and her Letter Class in order to have a well rounded academic understanding of English words.  I use the TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) from the state of Texas for my curriculum. There will be No Homework or Tests for this class. There are no supplies needed for this class. (I will provide everything needed for each lesson.)

*If you sign up with both classes there will be a $5 discount applied to Reading Phase I. 

Cost is $10 per class. I offer a multi-class or siblings discount (meaning if your child takes more than 1 of my classes or you sign more than 1 child up for my classes I will give a discount) of 20%. 

Reading Phase 2: Stacey Garcia: (mmoonbeem@yahoo.com)  This is a reading class for students who currently read very well but may need to focus on comprehension and word study. We will be working with Spelling words, Dictionaries and definitions, Punctuation and Capitalization and Non-fiction texts. This will be an introduction to Middle School Reading to prepare the students for upcoming classes.  I use the TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) from the state of Texas for my curriculum. There will be No Homework or Tests for this class.  The student will need a notebook, pencils, 2 colored pens (any color), a 1”- 3 ring binder, 1 set of dividers.

Cost is $10 per class. I offer a multi-class or siblings discount (meaning if your child takes more than 1 of my classes or you sign more than 1 child up for my classes I will give a discount) of 20%. 

 

MATH

Elementary Math: Stacey Garcia: (mmoonbeem@yahoo.com) This is a basic level math class focusing on Adding, Subtracting, Fractions, Money and Measurements. This is an introductory class for students from Kindergarten to 2nd grade math understanding. We will work in groups and with many hands on activities to help us understand the topics. I use the TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) from the state of Texas for my curriculum. There will be No Homework or Tests for this class.  There are no supplies needed for this class. (I will provide everything needed for each lesson.)

Cost is $10 per class. I offer a multi-class or siblings discount (meaning if your child takes more than 1 of my classes or you sign more than 1 child up for my classes I will give a discount) of 20%. 

 

Introduction to Middle School Math: Stacey Garcia: (mmoonbeem@yahoo.com) This is an upper Elementary math class that will work on applying Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Fractions, Money, and Measurements to real life situations. Although this class will be preparing the students for Middle School they will not be required to buy a book for this class. They will be required to have supplies for the class, this list will follow, and they will have homework occasionally. The students will not take tests for the class, but they will have a short quiz at the end of each unit to show mastery. If the students are not ready to move to the next topic, we will not move them, instead we will reteach and re-quiz them.  The student will need a notebook, pencils, map pencils, a 1”- 3 ring binder, 1 set of dividers.

Cost is $10 per class. I offer a multi-class or siblings discount (meaning if your child takes more than 1 of my classes or you sign more than 1 child up for my classes I will give a discount of 20%.) 
 

 Algebra I:  This will be a High School level class focusing on Algebra 1. We will be using the BJU Algebra 1 book for this class. This class will be a pre-requisite for Algebra 2 and will help the students understand the basic concepts for Algebra 1. There will be homework assignments for this class, quizzes and a final exam. The students will be required to have supplies for this class including a notebook, pencils, map pencils, a 1”- 3 ring binder, and 1 set of dividers. 

Cost is a ONE TIME FEE of $50. (There is no need to buy the book, and NO weekly class costs) .My name is Stacey Garcia. I will be teaching several sections this semester. I will be teaching 2 reading courses for elementary, 2 math courses for elementary, and Algebra 1 for High School students. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Academic Studies and I am certified to teach in the state of Texas. I taught in public schools for 8 years and I am now well on my way to being a homeschooling mom and teacher.  

I have a passion to teach… Whatever the subject may be. I love to watch my students persevere through the topics and come out victorious in the end. I currently teach at the CHC, mostly elementary classes, and online with an ESL company. Although math is not everyone’s favorite subject, I absolutely love math and want to share my excitement for it with everyone. 

I have taught and tutored Math from Elementary through Algebra 2 for several years, and I absolutely love all Math. 

I have mostly tutored Reading, but I currently teach Reading and English online to Second Language Learners. Contact me to sign up! mmoonbeem@yahoo.com

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION (P.E.)

Tiny Tots - $40/month with discounts given for multiple children & classes 

Soul Creative Arts | Amber Collier | soulcreativearts@gmail.com  Introductory dance, tumbling, and creative movement class for the littles! Activities are designed to develop strength, coordination, listening skills, creative thinking, and expression while focusing on pre-ballet, creative movement, and gymnastics skills in a fun environment. (Ages 3-5)

 

Ballet I - Beginning - Intermediate (ages 5-7) $40/month with discounts given for multiple children & classes 

Soul Creative Arts | Amber Collier | soulcreativearts@gmail.com We start with ballet basics and progress through the year gaining ballet skills. Students will be introduced to choreographed routines and perform at the end of the year recital.

 

Ballet II - Beginning - Advanced (ages 8+) $40/month with discounts given for multiple children & classes 

Soul Creative Arts | Amber Collier | soulcreativearts@gmail.com Students progress in their ballet ability by continuing to gain additional skills, while also increasing their strength and endurance through barre work. Students will learn choreographed routines and perform at the end of the year recital. 

 

Beginning Gymnastics - (ages 5+) $40/month with discounts given for multiple children & classes 

Soul Creative Arts | Amber Collier | soulcreativearts@gmail.com This is a beginning gymnastics class. Skills learned will begin with bridges, tripods, headstands, forward rolls, and progress to backwalkovers. They will perform at the end of the year recital.

Instructor Bio: Amber Collier has been dancing since she was 3, teaching since she was 14, and with the CHC for 4 years now. Through the years, Amber has brought her love for visual and performing arts together in Soul Creative Arts. A creative blend of graphic design, dance and gymnastics lessons, photography, and community outreach. 

 

 

ELECTIVES

 

Art DEGALLERY: Dr. Dary Dega (contact@degallery.uswww.degallery.us

Ages 5-9:  Our regular art classes for kids are designed to cultivate creativity. Young students develop motor skills and explore their creativity through age-appropriate drawing, painting, clay modeling, construction, paper mache, and a wide variety of other fun activities.
Our unique methodology will help your children become successful students and see the world in a special, unique way.
Ages 10-13: At this age students are already familiar with the basics of art, painting and crafting. Therefore, our goal is to show them a new type of versatile creativity. Our techniques train art taste and ability to focus, to dream and to create a real masterpieces on canvas, as well as using glass, ceramics, sand and water.
Ages 14+ :These classes are for teens who enjoy art and wish to improve theirs skills. Painting (oil, acrylic, watercolors), drawing, sculpture, and many other creative techniques will be taught in these advanced classes.
Cost of one class is $10 per child for Ages 5-9 and $15 for Ages 10 +.   This price includes the supplies which we will provide. You can pay for the classes on monthly basis or just pay for each class. 

 

Computer Science: Basic Python Level 1

$5 Programming Course for Kids!

A programming course for students in the 5th to 8th grades.Students will learn basic programming skills and concepts taught on their level. No prior programming experience needed. Each student will finish with a real programming project that they can extend and build upon over time. Contact Aiden Loyd    Email: aidensaloyd@gmail.com

 

Intro to Logic: Nathan Boe nboetexas@gmail.com

Nathan Boe has a passion for logic and how it applies to apologetics and thinking clearly about scripture. He taught logic and Bible at The Vail Academy, a private Christian school in the mountains of Colorado. He has also served as an associate pastor at Calvary Chapel Vail Valley. His responsibilities included teaching children and overseeing the spiritual development of the lay-leaders of the church. Nathan currently is on staff with Valor, a division of Cru. His current mission is discipling ROTC cadets and student veterans.

Nathan was born and raised in Colorado. He met his wife, Rachelle, in eighth grade. They have five children; ages 2-21.

Introductory Logic (7th-12th grade)Materials Needed: Introductory Logic Student Handbook, James B. Nance (fifth edition) Cost: $10/week, Wednesdays at 2pm

Intermediate Logic (7th-12th grade)Materials Needed: Intermediate Logic Student Handbook, James B. Nance (third edition) Cost: $10/week, Wednesdays at 3pm 

 

Apologetics: Why do you believe what you believe?  On Wednesdays with Instructor Suzanne Gose (suzanne.gose@gmail.com) Ages 9th grade and up. (Even High School graduates benefit greatly from these courses! This Apologetics course will lead us to question and defend and explain the source of our faith or lack of faith. Wherever the students are in their belief system, they will learn to research it, defend it, explain it, and be confident in the answers they discover about themselves. We are looking forward to asking and answering the hard questions. Many giants have gone before us in this journey, and I am assured that my questions will not dismantle the Word of God. He can handle it. We will be signing an agreement to not belittle or patronize any student for their belief system or thought process, but we WILL be asking: WHY…. a LOT. Get ready to dive deep and think hard as we journey into the most important part of ourselves and our world: the unseen. Homework will consist of two short written assignments per week, expected reading time at home is one to two hours weekly. Text book: $15

 

Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, and Career Prep (not available 2019-2020): On Wednesdays with Instructor Suzanne Gose (suzanne.gose@gmail.com) Ages 9th grade and up. (Even High School graduates benefit greatly from these courses!) - We’ll cover all the basic speeches, learn to critique, study historical speeches, and of course what makes up a good speech. We’ll even get a chance for some fun mini-debating. Students will give 6 speeches of various length during the course. We’ll alternate with one week of notes, one week of speeches and critiques. Class length is 14 weeks (no class week of Thanksgiving)~ Suzanne is a former public school teacher for all levels of public speaking, Spanish, and ESL. She enjoys traveling the nation now and speaking to Homeschoolers and Educators in audiences of all sizes. The semester long Public Speaking Course (14 weeks) includes 6 speeches for each student, learning to critique, and improve in all areas of speaking. Cost: $10/week. Text Book: $20.  

 

WATER COLOR WORKSHOP: Join us for a 15-week class where we'll dive in to the wonderful world of WATERCOLOR! Covering topics such as COLOR THEORY, TECHNIQUE, and COMPOSITION, we will walk through step-by-step tutorials as well as learn how to develop individual art styles. We will meet at the CHC on Wednesday afternoons from 3-4pm. A one-time supply fee will provide high-end art supplies hand-picked to assist the artist in the creation of quality work made to last.

Class fee: $10 per week (Prepay Discount: $130 for semester)

Supply fee: $50 (one time)

Please email Kelsey Boe at kkbtexas@gmail.com for enrollment or more information!

 

Travel the World With Art : Mrs. Lamar Ontko
Students will take a trip around the world while learning art, surveying each continent, and highlighting iconic landmarks.  Studentswill learn about the culture of the particular region and create artfor that particular region.  We will use various media, including:acrylic, watercolor and tempera paints; chalk and oil pastels; penciland more.  We will use chalk and oil pastels, draw and color and adabble in other media .  Students will learn the fundamentals of art,including primary and secondary colors; warm and cool colors; tintingand shading hues; silhouettes; perspective and more.  We will also choose a number of famous artists to focus on throughout the year. Full class spans an academic year, and is taught in a three year cycle. Sibling discounts given.

Lamar homeschooled her five children for 9 years, and has taught this art class for the last 5 years.  Any questions, email:
atimetodye@gmail.com
Class Fee: $45/mo (4 mo)  OR  $165 for semester (save $15 overall)Supply fee:  $20/semester

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