HOME SCHOOL ACADEMY

The James River Home School Foundation
is pleased to announce the launch of our new
James River Home School Academy 

under the direction of Mrs. Cheryl Hair,
our new Director of Academics!

Click here to see our 2013 - 2014 Academy Classes!  We are still adding to this list, putting together our classes for the upcoming  Fall - Spring 2013 - 2014 school year. The Academy will be meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays this coming year at the JRHSF Campus located at 7401 Elkhardt Road in North Chesterfield.

If you are interested in teaching in our academy please email us at jamesrivereagles@comcast.net or contact Cheryl Hair at jayandcherly@comcast.net.

Membership in the James River Home School Foundation/Eagles website is required for teaching in our academy, but membership is free.

Sign up here for a copy of our Teacher Application (members only)

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Below is the current listing of the Spring 2013 classes being offered in the Academy:

The following classes are currently being taught at the JRHSF Campus
located at 7401 Elkhardt Road, Richmond, VA 23225.

 Class: Little House in the Big Woods

Grade Level – K-3rd grade Dates: January 4 – May 24, 2013 (Fridays)

Instructor: Cheryl Hair Period: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Come join us as we journey through the world of Little House in the Big Woods, by Laura Ingalls Wilder. We will be doing lapbooking, notebooking, Little House crafts, make real butter (and possibly bread), and many other fun activities. They will read and learn about Pa & Ma Ingalls, their family, their journey, map it out, and learn what it was like to live in that time period. Contact Cheryl Hair @ jayandcherly@comcast.net for more info.Book: Little House in the Big WoodsSupplies needed: file folders, 3 ring binder, sheet protectors

Registration/supply fee: $30.00 Tuition: $85.00 (or $17.00 monthly)

 

Class: God’s Amazing Animals

Grade Level: K-3rd Grade Dates: January 4 – May 24, 2013 (Fridays)

Instructor: Cheryl Hair Period: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

This class will discover amazing animals from the anteater to zebras. God has made so many fascinating, colorful, and wild and wacky animals. Come join us for an exciting animal adventure each week! Contact Cheryl Hair @ jayandcherly@comcast.net for more info. Supplies Needed: 3 ring binder, sheet protectors

Registration/supply Fee: $30.00 Tuition: $85.00 (or $17.00 monthly)

 

Class: Computer 101

Grade Level: Jr. High – High School Dates: January 4 – May 24, 2013 (Fridays)

Instructor: Jennifer Downer Period: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Computers 101 - Everything you always wanted to know about computers. We will explore the inner workings of computers - how to do simple repairs or upgrades. We will experiment with software programs like word processing, spreadsheets, photo and video editing and desktop publishing. We will also explore the creation and maintenance of websites and the use of html programming. For more information, contact Jennifer Downer at silverliningcharms@juno.com .

Registration/Supply Fee-$30.00 Tuition: $85.00 (or $17.00 monthly)

 

Class: French 1

Grade Level: Jr. High – High School Dates: January 4 – May 24, 2013

Instructor: Jennifer Downer Period: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

This class is continuing from the first semester. If interested, please contact Jennifer Downer, at silverliningcharms@juno.com .

 

Class: Introduction to Acting

Grade Level: Jr. High – High School Dates: January 31 – May 24, 2013

Instructor: Jay Hair Period: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (Thursdays)

This course will cover the very basics of acting and stage presentation. It is designed for those with little or no acting experience.

Textbook: Introduction to Acting

Supplies Needed: 3 ring binder

Registration/supply fee: $30.00 The $100 tuition has been waived for this initial offering.

 

Additional Classes

 Bible classes taught by Steve Battaglia will again be offered for Middle School and High School students. Classes will meet through mid-May 2013. Note: Classes will not focus on any denominational view. Dates and times to be determined based on class participants needs. Contact Steve Battaglia at steve@proclaimandtrain.com or (804) 276-2060 if you are interested or if you have any questions.

 Eaglets Morning Out is for children ages 3 1/2 - 4 years of age-they must be potty trained.  The little Eaglets will have Bible stories, and through interactive play, improve listening and language skills while learning colors, shapes, numbers (to 10), the alphabet, weather and the seasons.  Typical activites will include storytime (Bible, seasonal, & holiday), art, music, and games. Class will be held Tuesday and Thursdays from 9:30 - 12:00, beginning October 2, 2012. Please contact Cheryl Hair if you are interested or for additonal information at jayandcherly@comcast.net.

There will be a $30.00 registration fee for each student and students will then pay their instructors directly.

 

Please Note:
Membership in the James River Home School Foundation/Eagles website is required for participation in all of our classes and co-ops, but registered families
will not be charged additional dues for membership. Once you are a member you can login and sign up online for our classes.

 

For additional information contact our
Director of Academics, Cheryl Hair
at jayandcherly@comcast.net