CHRISTIAN COLLEGE

PREPARATORY ACADEMY

Course Catalog

FAMILY REGISTRATION


Prior to the first day of class, please fill out the Family Registration Form. This form will be kept on record for the year and allow us to contact you with CCPA news and upcoming events, and in case of emergency


CCPA Family Registration.pdf


CCPA HANDBOOK


All students and parents must be familiar with the CCPA student handbook which includes everything from dress code and campus rules to guidelines for graduation


CCPA handbook 2019-2020.pdf 


CONTACT US


For general information, contact the administration. For questions about specific courses, please contact the teachers directly


OTHER PROGRAMS


The Christian Academy of Performing Arts also conducts programs concurrently with CCPA. For further information, follow the links to their sites

Our courses have been specifically designed to take advantage of a unique university-model seminar format. Each course occupies a 1.5 to 2-hour block to provide the maximum amount of instruction time per week. Each teacher is a private instructor who sets and collects his or her own registration, tuition and fees and is responsible for recording grades and issuing report cards on a regular basis. Please follow the links associated with each course to register with individual teachers

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Language Arts



Wordsmiths: Middle School Grammar and Composition 


Instructor: Jill Anderson


Designed for seventh and eighth graders, Wordsmiths explores all four major modes of writing: expository, narrative, descriptive, and persuasive. While the primary focus is on writing, this course does have a grammar and mechanics component designed to give students confidence in using language appropriately. As of 6/26 - only 3 spots left! For an online version of Wordsmiths, contact Joanna Knighten.


Registration: first tuition installment

Tuition: $520 per year, or 8 installments of $65. 10% sibling discount.



Writing I


Instructor: Jill Anderson


Writing I is designed for 9-10th graders. It focuses primarily on expository writing and developing organizational skills and proficiency with complex sentences and vocabulary. The class culminates in a major research project. As of 6/26 - only 2 spots left!


Registration: first installment

Tuition: $520 per year, or 8 installments of $65. 10% sibling discount.




Writing II


Instructor: Jill Anderson


Writing II is designed for juniors and seniors. This AP-level course focuses on the art of argumentative writing and prepares students for the critical analysis and synthesis of college-level materials demanded in college.  As of 6/26 - only 3 spots left!


Registration: first installment

Tuition: $520 per year, or 8 installments of $65. 10% sibling discount



Senior Honors Thesis


Instructor: Jill Anderson


The Senior Honors Thesis is a full year long guided research project that results in a thesis and presentation at the end of the year. Students must have completed Writing II and will meet monthly rather than weekly.


Registration: first installment

Tuition: $400 per year, or 8 installments of $50. 10% sibling discount



For registration contact

Jill Anderson

jill@ewcb.org

(512) 203-4467

www.ewcb.org




Writing About Literature


Instructor: Joanna Rempel-Knighten


The focus of the Writing About Literature class is the close reading of poetry, fiction, drama, and creative non-fiction in a historical context. Students delve into representative works of literature to determine structure, style, and theme, as well as how these reflect the beliefs and theories of the works’ time and how the work relates to our time. The students then respond to these essays in multiple ways, including the writing of reflective, analytical, and critical essays. Download the registration form


Registration: first installment

Tuition: $520 per year, or 8 installments of $65. 10% sibling discount



Creative Writing


Instructor: Joanna Rempel-Knighten


Writing creatively provides a fun and encouraging atmosphere to exercise and expand necessary skills for all types of composition, from academic essays to novels. This creative writing class will focus briefly on genre analysis before moving on to our two main areas of concentration: poetry and fiction. Students will learn compositional skills that can be easily transferred to other types of writing as they create, revise, and polish their work. Expected assignments can include (but are not limited to) regular journaling, critical analyses of model texts, the creation of poems or short stories, the critique and revision of the same, and reflections on the writing process.  Download the registration form


Registration: first installment

Tuition: $520 per year, or 8 installments of $65. 10% sibling discount



Foundations in Personal Finance


Instructor: Joanna Rempel-Knighten


Designed for high school students preparing for their upcoming independence, this highly interactive class explores various areas of personal finance. We'll discuss a variety of topics, including taxes, insurance, investing, and even how to responsibly pursue a post-high school education. Students will respond with a variety of exploratory and practical assignments, culminating in a final project that will explore an area of personal finance that is of special interest to the student.  Download the registration form


Registration: first installment

Tuition: $520 per year, or 8 installments of $65. 10% sibling discount



For registration contact

Joanna Rempel-Knighten:

jrempelknighten@gmail.com







History



High School US History


Instructor: Nichelle Nelson


Students will work on maps, time lines, and research projects that will require them to go beyond the confines of the textbook to acquire college preparatory critical thinking and research skills. Students will also have the opportunity to submit an entry in the senior division of the National History Day Contest at the regional level


Required text: TBA


Registration: first installment

Tuition: $520 per year, or 8 installments of $65. 10% sibling discount



High School World History


Instructor: Nichelle Nelson


This World History course, in the first semester, will cover an overview of civilizations from the creation to the Middle Ages. Second semester will cover European exploration and expansion through 20th-century technology. Students will work on a maps, time lines, and research projects that will require them to go beyond the confines of the textbook to acquire college preparatory critical thinking and research skills. Students will also have the opportunity to submit an entry in the senior division of the National History Day Contest at the regional level. 


Required text: TBA


Registration: first installment

Tuition: $520 per year, or 8 installments of $65. 10% sibling discount




For registration contact

Nichelle Nelson

rejoicehomeschool@yahoo.com




Mathematics and Logic



Introductory & Intermediate Logic


Instructor: Tami White


•This is a course that is aimed at a wide range of ages, from the eighth-grade level to the twelfth-grade level

•All material will be covered in class 

•Reading, working exercises, quiz and test taking will all be done at home and graded by parents with keys provided.

Topics:

•(Fall) Terms and Definitions, Statements and their Relationships (Square of Opposition), Syllogisms and Validity, Arguments in Normal English, Informal Fallacies

•(Spring) Truth Tables, Formal Proofs for Validity, Truth Trees, Applying Tools to Arguments, Digital Logic.


Registration: first installment

Tuition: $520 per year, or 8 installments of $65. 10% sibling discount




Algebra 1


Instructor: Tami White


•Lessons will be covered in class; 

•daily lessons and weekly test taking will be done at home; 

•tests will be graded by the tutor, and 

•grades generated


Required text: Saxon 3rd edition of Algebra 1


Pre-Requisite: None


Registration: first installment

Tuition: $520 per year, or 8 installments of $65. 10% sibling discount



Algebra 2


Instructor: Tami White


•Lessons will be covered in class; 

•daily lessons and weekly test taking will be done at home; 

•tests will be graded by the tutor, and 

•grades generated


Required text: Saxon 3rd edition of Algebra 2


Pre-Requisite: Algebra 1


Registration: first installment

Tuition: $520 per year, or 8 installments of $65. 10% sibling discount



Pre-Calculus


Instructor: Tami White


•Lessons will be covered in class; 

•daily lessons and weekly test taking will be done at home; 

•tests will be graded by the tutor, and 

•grades generated


Required text: Saxon 2nd edition of Advanced Mathematics


Pre-Requisite: Algebra 2


Registration: first installment

Tuition: $520 per year, or 8 installments of $65. 10% sibling discount




For registration contact

Tami White

tamurawhite@gmail.com

(512) 619-1509