Grammar of Science: Pond Study (Summer)

At Wilson Hill Academy, we believe that teaching science in the grammar stage should equip students to begin thinking about God’s creation both Christianly and scientifically. This means reinforcing the child’s natural wonder for the world God created and helping each child see God’s glory as revealed in His creation: “For since the creation of […]

Section: Sciences, Summer   |   School: Grammar School

Grammar of Science: Nervous System (Summer)

At Wilson Hill Academy, we believe that teaching science in the grammar stage should equip students to begin thinking about God’s creation both Christianly and scientifically. This means reinforcing the child’s natural wonder for the world God created and helping each child see God’s glory as revealed in His creation: “For since the creation of […]

Section: Sciences, Summer   |   School: Grammar School

Earth Science: The Sun, Moon and Earth System (Summer)

In Earth Science, students learn more about the place we call home. We take an exciting ride through space, beginning with our solar system. We study the stars and planets (including a unit on rocketry) before moving on to look at various aspects of our finely tuned planet. Based on the full course, this mini-course […]

Section: Sciences, Summer   |   School: School of Logic

Intro to Javascript (Summer)

Students will be introduced to computer programming by creating 2-3simple, interactive applications in the browser using HTML, CSS, andJavascript. Although the class focuses on Javascript and the webbrowser, the concepts learned could be applied to many otherprogramming languages. No programming experience is necessary. July 19-29 Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays. 10-11:30 a.m. ET

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

Grammar Latin Club (Summer)

Salvete Discipuli! If you just finished Grammar Latin I, II, or III or Fundamentals of Latin, this is the class for you. Let’s chant and practice our declensions, conjugations, and vocabulary. Games, songs, and activities with your Latin Amicis will have you ready to roll this fall! August 9-12 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 1-3 p.m. […]

Section: Languages, Summer   |   School: Grammar School, School of Logic

SAT Prep Course (Summer)

Wilson Hill is partnering with More Than A Teacher (MTAT), an Austin-based test prep company, to offer WHA students a comprehensive summer SAT prep course. WHA teacher Becky Winn will be teaching the reading/writing component, and a MTAT teacher will be teaching the math component. Any student who attends the class this summer can make […]

Section: Summer   |   School: School of Rhetoric

Don’t Miss These Books: Grammar: Homer Price (Summer)

This 4-lesson mini-course on Homer Price is based on the Don’t Miss These Books: Grammar Level class. More than anything else, the Don’t Miss These Books series is designed to encourage the love of great books and stories as essential preparation for future courses in the language arts (Language Arts 1–4 and The Great Conversation). […]

Section: Literature, Summer   |   School: Grammar School

Language Arts Level 1: Old Yeller (Summer)

Writing instruction at Wilson Hill begins with Language Arts 1 in the Grammar School and continues through the School of Logic and School of Rhetoric years, culminating in Rhetoric 2: Senior Thesis. The primary goal of our writing process is to teach students how to write coherent, logical and elegant essays. To accomplish this, students […]

Section: Literature, Summer   |   School: Grammar School

Get to Know Jane Austen (Summer)

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a Wilson Hill student in possession of summer vacation must be in want of a class about Jane Austen! Using lively classroom conversations, discussion boards, and student presentations, this class will explore the 19th century social lives of the English gentry. By studying all six of Austen’s engaging […]

Section: Literature, Summer   |   School: School of Rhetoric

Get Ready Grammar (Summer)

This course will provide students with a solid foundation and review to help prepare them for LA3, LA4, or FOAW whether they are new or returning students. Using instructor provided materials, students will work through grammatical concepts such as phrases and clauses, the 8 parts of speech (definitions and usage), helping verbs and verb phrases, […]

Section: Composition, Summer   |   School: School of Logic

Story of History: World War 1 Begins (Summer)

The Story of History series covers the flow of history from Bible times through the 20th century, providing students with a backdrop against which they can better engage in the Great Conversation. Students in the upper Grammar School or School of Logic will get to know the heroes, villains and key events of the period […]

Section: History, Summer   |   School: Grammar School, School of Logic

Story of History: Westward Expansion (Summer)

The Story of History series covers the flow of history from Bible times through the 20th century, providing students with a backdrop against which they can better engage in the Great Conversation. Students in the upper Grammar School or School of Logic will get to know the heroes, villains and key events of the period […]

Section: History, Summer   |   School: Grammar School, School of Logic

Story of History: World War 2 Begins (Summer)

The Story of History series covers the flow of history from Bible times through the 20th century, providing students with a backdrop against which they can better engage in the Great Conversation. Students in the upper Grammar School or School of Logic will get to know the heroes, villains and key events of the period […]

Section: History, Summer   |   School: Grammar School, School of Logic

Habits of a Successful Student (Summer)

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 behaviours, 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. It will not be available until September 1st, 2021. 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 […]

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

Chemistry Readiness (Summer)

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

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

Logic 2 Readiness (Summer; 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: Composition, Humanities, Summer   |   School: School of Rhetoric