Get to Know J.R.R. Tolkien (Summer)

J.R.R. Tolkien has been hailed in some quarters as the “Author of the Century.” The readership of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit continues to swell well into the 21st century. Students who quickly discover that Tolkien was a first-class storyteller are then pleasantly surprised to find out that he was a first-class […]

Section: Literature, Summer   |   School: School of Rhetoric

Algebra 2 Readiness (Summer)

This is a summer Algebra 1 refresher course intended for students who need to improve or refresh their Algebra 1 skills before entering Geometry or Algebra 2 in the fall. The course will generally follow the concepts taught in Algebra 1, but will involve material developed by the teacher for this specific application. Students who […]

Section: Math, Summer   |   School: School of Rhetoric

Habits of a Successful Student (Summer – Live)

This course will introduce the habits of a successful student by working through a range of topics such as setting up a workspace, time and task management, note taking and active reading skills. By considering these tools and behaviors, students will be ready to implement strategies in class and in their independent study time to […]

Section: Summer   |   School: School of Logic, School of Rhetoric

Habits of a Successful Student (Self-paced)

This is the self-paced version of our live summer course. This course will introduce the habits of a successful student by working through a range of topics such as setting up a workspace, time and task management, note taking and active reading skills. By considering these tools and behaviors, students will be ready to implement […]

Section: Summer   |   School: School of Logic, School of Rhetoric

Chemistry Readiness (Self-Paced)

This self-paced course is designed to meet the needs of students who are registered for WHA Chemistry or WHA Honors (Pre-AP) Chemistry but have not taken the prerequisite WHA Physics or Honors Physics course. In this course, students will work through progressive modules designed to introduce specific topics from the Physics course that will be […]

Section: Sciences, Summer   |   School: School of Rhetoric

Intro to Javascript (Summer)

Students will be introduced to computer programming by creating 2-3 simple, interactive applications in the browser using HTML, CSS, and Javascript. Although the class focuses on Javascript and the web browser, the concepts learned could be applied to many other programming languages. No programming experience is necessary, and no supplies are needed (Chrome web browser […]

Section: Sciences, Summer   |   School: School of Logic, School of Rhetoric

Logic 2 Readiness (Summer – Live)

This is a somewhat abbreviated version of the full-year Logic 1 class intended for new students who need to shore up their foundation in logic before moving on to Logic 2. Students will study forms of correct thinking, using traditional Aristotelian tools such as formal proofs and truth tables. Students will also be conversant in […]

Section: Humanities, Summer   |   School: School of Rhetoric

Logic 2 Readiness (Self-Paced)

This is a somewhat abbreviated version of the full-year Logic 1 class intended for new students who need to shore up their foundation in logic before moving on to Logic 2. Students will study forms of correct thinking, using traditional Aristotelian tools such as formal proofs and truth tables. Students will also be conversant in […]

Section: Humanities, Summer   |   School: School of Rhetoric

Rhetoric 2 Readiness (Self-Paced)

This Rhetoric 2 Readiness Self-Paced course introduces students to the central concepts and practical principles of the ancient art of rhetoric which will be necessary for advancing on to Rhetoric 2/Senior Thesis.  This course draws primarily from Aristotle’s seminal work, Rhetoric, as well as from various places in scripture and introduces students to a distinctively Christian understanding of the rhetorical discipline.  This course will […]

Section: Humanities, Summer   |   School: School of Rhetoric