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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS FOR
2014-2015
FRIDAY ELECTIVE CLASSES
Art: Grades PK-K
Course ID: EART-PK/K
This course is intended as a hands-on activity class involving a variety of small projects.  Students will
receive  instruction  and  practice  in  cutting,  gluing,  and  coloring  as  they  work  with  different  materials
such as construction paper, wood, crayons, clay, etc. Even at this early age their artistic awareness
will  be  developed  as  they  discover  the  basic  principles  of  art  through  their  experience  with  different
types of media. There is a $15 supply fee.  Course offered contingent on enrollment.
Art: Grades 1-2
Course ID: EART-1/2
This  semester-long  course  is  an  introduction  to  art  and  is  intended  to  lay  a  solid  foundation  for
subsequent  art  classes.  Students  receive  instruction  and  practice  in  drawing  and  painting.  Even  at
this early age their artistic awareness is developed as they discover the basic principles of art— types
of  lines,  basic  shapes,  color,  texture,  foreground/background,  symmetry  and  linear  movement—
through  their  experience  with  a  variety  of  media.  There  is  a  $15  supply  fee.     Course  offered
contingent on enrollment.
Art: Grades 3-4
Course ID: EART-3/4
In this semester-long course, students learn to demonstrate competency in various styles, techniques
and media. Students receive instruction and practice in graphite and charcoal drawing, wet and dry
media,  mixed  media,  collage  and  sculpture.  Artistic  awareness  is  developed  as  they  discover  the
basic  principles  of  art—fine  control  of  lines,  using  shapes  and  forms  to  create  movement  and
balance, blending and mixing color, texture contrast, value as contrast, overlapping perspective, and
radial  balance.  In  addition,  students  develop  a  working  visual  and  cognitive  vocabulary  of  art
concepts.  There is a $15 supply fee.  Course offered contingent on enrollment.
Cheer Prep: Grades PK-4
Course ID:  ECHEER-PK/4
Cheer Prep is a course designed for young Lady Lions.   In this fun course, your daughter will learn
team building and friendships, confidence, how to support and encourage others and age-appropriate
cheer/dance routines.   In addition, this course will also have craft days where the students will make
school  spirit  bows,  flip  flops  and  scrapbooking  their  Cheer  Prep  memories!    There  will  be  a  $25
supply fee for this course.  Course offered contingent on enrollment.
Chess Club:  Grades PK-4
Course ID:  ECHESS-PK-4
Experience chess lessons and play in a fun filled environment consisting of chess instruction and
competitive play. Experienced instructors, selected by USA Chess for their ability to make chess fun,
teach the game to players of all levels.  Whether your child is a casual chess player or tournament
participant, this exciting enrichment program will improve every child’s game. Instructors use a range
of teaching tools including demo boards, computer tutorials, worksheets, stories and historic games
to keep class time exciting. USA Chess is a perfect way to give children a fun lesson learning chess
while challenging their minds!
Club Sports: Grades PK-4
Course ID: ECLUB-PK-4
Each  week  will  consist  of  FFL-Fun,  Fitness  and  Learning.  We  will  be  covering  the  following  units:
soccer, flag football, baseball, frisbee golf, ultimate frisbee, golf, tennis, basketball, capture the flag,
dodgeball, kickball and volleyball. Course offered contingent on enrollment.
Computer by iKids Inc./Little iKids: Grades PK-1
Course ID: ECOMP-PK/1 
From  the  very  first  class,  children  will  receive  more  than  just  computer  basics!  They  will  learn  to
integrate  sophisticated  technology  concepts  such  as  E-mail  and  the  Internet  in  an  age-appropriate
way  that  even  our  youngest  students  understand  and  enjoy.  During  class,  iKids  become  Computer
Detectives  on  a  learning  adventure  to  imaginative  places  such  as  the  Email  Trail  and  Keyboard
Castle.  Classes  start  with  our  custom  interactive  video  voicemail  describing  each  new,  fun-filled
mission.  Children  then  move  on  to  their  own  computers  where  they  work  on  the  latest  software,
Imagine Tomorrow®. This software is specifically designed for each mission. Advancing at their own
pace,  children  proudly  apply  new  technology  skills  to  solve  problems  and  accomplish  their  goal.
When  class  ends,  children  continue  to  enjoy  their  mission  from  home  with  online  software  activities
that correspond to the current lesson. Course offered contingent on enrollment.
Computer by iKids Inc./Big iKids:  Grades 2-4
Course ID:  ECOMP-2/4
Big iKids learn technology skills with exciting theme-based projects becoming artists, authors, pirates,
producers,  survivor  players,  Olympians,  and  more!    Children  are  introduced  to  desktop  publishing,
word  processing,  telecommunications,  databases,  digital  media  and  keyboarding.     Children  also
explore  the  fundamentals  of  animation,  web  design,  graphics,  video  game  and  movie  creation!
Course offered contingent on enrollment
Computer by iKids Inc./Weebotics and Robotics:  Grades PK-4
Course ID:  EROBO-PK/4
iKids has developed an exclusive curriculum for kids in Grades PK through 4th to be taught computer
skills  with  hands  on  learning  with  LEGO  activities!    Students  will  be  introduced  to  technology  and
engineering  skills  along  with  utilizing  their  math,  science  and  literacy  skills.     The  program  also
teaches teamwork and communication all while  having fun and building with LEGOs.  Course offered
contingent on enrollment.
Cooking: Grades 1-4
Course ID:  ECOOK-1/4
Calling  all  cooks!    Ever  want  to  teach  your  children  the  importance  of  kitchen  safety  and  use  of
kitchen  appliances?   And,  how  about  how  to  make  healthy  choices  or  to  help  with  shopping  lists?
Well, this class is for you.   Lions in the Kitchen will teach your student basic kitchen safety, how to
read  labels  and  recipes,  using  kitchen  tools,  how  to  follow  a  recipe,  using  the  microwave,  planning
meals  and  writing  shopping  lists,  making  healthy  choices  and  even  dinner  etiquette  and  manners.
Class will be broken down into two sections – 1st & 2nd graders and 3rd & 4th graders.  There will be
a $15 supply fee for this course.  Course offered contingent on enrollment.
CYT Drama: Grades PK-1
Course ID: CYT-PK/1
This  class,  taught  by  experienced  Christian  Youth  Theater  teachers,  introduces  children  to  the
fundamentals  of  theater,  using  songs,  drama  games,  skits,  and  theater  fun.    It  is  designed  to  build
self-confidence  and  stimulate  imagination.   The  students  will  present  a  showcase  to  parents  during
the last class session.  Course offered contingent on enrollment.
CYT Drama:  Grades 2-4
Course ID:  CYT-2/4
This multi-faceted beginning drama class deals with the fundamentals of acting, staging, movement
and interpretation.   Learn how to use your senses and draw upon them to develop characters.   Our
experienced  Christian  Youth  Theater  teachers  will  build  on  students’  existing  skills  and  help  them
learn  new  ones.    The  students  will  present  a  showcase  to  parents  during  the  last  class  session.
Course offered contingent on enrollment.
Dance:  Grades PK-4
Course ID:  EDANCE-PK/4
This class will be a ballet/jazz mix.   Dance classes will introduce rhythm, music and dance into your
child’s life.   They will not only learn dance, but coordination and discipline as well.   The classes are
being taught by Nikki DeAlessandro, the owner of Extreme Performing Arts.  Dance class will present
a showcase to parents during the last class session.  Course offered contingent on enrollment.
Gardening:  Grades 1-4
Course ID:  EGARD-1/4
Learn basic gardening knowledge including: Garden tools, soils, location, seeds, and will plant a
school garden.  Will gain knowledge about nutrition in the garden, how to care for plants,
and composting.  Course offered contingent on enrollment.
Golf – Tiny Tots: Grades PK-1
Course ID:  EGOLF-PK/1
TGA Premier Junior Golf will be offering Tiny Tots GOLF for Grades PK-1st.  This course is designed
especially for this age group.  All equipment is provided by TGA.  Students will learn through rhymes
and songs, art association with each lesson and introduction to golf skills, putting, chipping and “3/4”
swing.  Course is 45 minutes long.  Course offered contingent on enrollment.
Golf: Grades 2-4
Course ID:  EGOLF-2/4
TGA Premier Junior Golf will be offering Golf for grades 2-4.  Students will progress through two TGA
levels!  All equipment is provided by TGA.  In this course, students will learn through drills, games and
challenges.  They will also be introduced to course rules and golf etiquette.  Skills include:  putting,
chipping, “3/4” swing and full swing.  Course offered contingent on enrollment.
Guitar:  Grades 1-4
Course ID:  EGUIT-1/4
Guitar 101 by Lessons On The Go – Guitar 101 is an fun, interactive course that fosters a love of
music and makes playing the guitar a fun experience for every student. This program focuses on
music theory, technique, rhythm, stage performance, reading charts, and so much more! Students
learn new skills through contemporary songs to make learning an exciting, confidence building
experience.   Students will be responsible for providing a guitar for the class.
Homework Help:  Grades PK-4
CourseI ID:  EHOME-PK/4
Ever wish you had just another hour for your student to do homework?  Here’s your chance…
Homework Help is a study hall for elementary students.  Students and parents can get the best of
both worlds… Students can enjoy the fun of participating in Friday electives and parents can feel
confident that they are able to complete a little homework too!  In this class, students are required to
bring some sort of homework or reading material to each class period.  Class will work like a study
hall where students are required to do quiet, independent school work.  Electronic devices, etc. will
not be allowed.  Homework Help will be monitored by a staff/faculty member who will be able to assist
the students if needed.  Course will be offered regardless of enrollment.
Keyboarding/Piano:  Grades:  PK-4
Course ID:  EPiano-PK-4
Students will learn proper technique, theory, and music vocabulary. In addition to reading and
practicing music, students will also learn about famous composers, the history of music, and be
exposed to different (appropriate) music genres and styles. Students will need a keyboard or piano at
home to practice weekly songs from curriculum. Course offered contingent on enrollment.  Class size
will be limited at 4.
Little Lions Football/Basketball:  Grades 2-4
Course ID:  ESPORT-2/4
Little  Lions  Football  (fall  semester)  is  a  course  designed  for  young  future  football  and  basketball
players.   In this course, your son will learn team building, confidence and the rules of football while
learning  to  play  flag  football.    The  Little  Lions  will  be  connected  with  a  “Big  Brother”  on  the  Lions
Football  team,  be  recognized  at  a  Green-Out  Pep-Rally  day,  volunteer  as  a  trainer  helper  during
home football games and play a mini game during half-time at a home football game.
Bitty  Basketball  (spring  semester)  is  a  course  designed  for  young  future  basketball  players.    In  this
course,  your  child  will  learn  team  building,  confidence  and  the  rules  of  basketball  while  learning  to
play  basketball.    The  Lil  LionBasketball  players  will  be  recognized  at  a  Green-Out  Pep-Rally  day,
volunteer  as  a  trainer  helper  during  basketball  games  and  play  in  a  half-time  display  during  a
the Student/Staff Basketball Game.
Literature in the Kitchen:  Grades PK-K
Course ID:  ELITER-PK/K
This  semester  long  course  is  a  hands-on  activity  class  combining  age-appropriate  books  with  the
kitchen.  Students will hear/read a new story each class period, discuss the story as a group and end
with a hands-on activity that relates to the book.   Some activities may involve food and others may
involve crafts… either way, they all relate to the kitchen and/or food.   There will be a $15 supply fee
for this course.  Course offered contingent on enrollment.
Martial Arts-Dojo Dragons: Grades PK-K
Course ID: EMARTS-PK/K
The  Dojo  Dragons  is  a  program  specially  design  for  young  students  between  the  ages  of    4  –  6
years.  This class is an age- appropriate, fun filled class that focuses on teaching the students to not
only do karate, but learn important lessons that will aid them as they move towards their school age
years. Parents who enroll their child into a Dojo Dragons class notice that their “little one” becomes
more  focused,  more  coordinated,  able  to  take  turns,  as  well  as,  developing  better  social  skills.
Students  also  learn  important  self  defense  skills  such  as  not  talking  to  strangers,  recognizing
child  lures,  remembering  your  telephone  number,  fire  safety,  and  avoiding  poisonous  household
products.
***  This  class  meets  twice  a  week  at  Legacy  (Monday  OR  Wednesday  and  Friday)  and  additional
training days at the Dojo studio are included with the class. All uniforms and belt testing is included in
the cost. Course offered contingent on enrollment.
Martial Arts I & II: Grades 1-2
Course ID: EMARTS-1/2
Martial Arts  I  &  II    is  a  class  specially  designed  for  children  ages  6  –  11  years.    This  class  allows
students to mentally and physically improve themselves through learning the martial art of Chun Kuk
Do. Although the class is fast paced and uses game styled activities, students are encouraged to pay
attention  to  detail  and  that  every  skill  they  learn  will  build  into  another  more  detailed  skill  later. The
teachers of this class facilitate this by giving constant attention to each student, encouraging students
to  demonstrate  what  they  have  learned  to  the  class,  and  participating  in  positive  forms  of,  in
class, competition. In addition to learning physical karate, students are taught and encouraged to act
and  think  like  a  Black  Belt.    Students  learn  that  being  a  Black  Belt  means  much  more  that  just
knowing  a  few  punches  and  kicks.   A  Black  Belt  means  being  dedicated  to  trying  your  very  best  in
every  class,  as  well  as,  outside  activities.    Students  also  learn  that  Black  Belts  are  respectful  to
everyone  they  meet  and  that  the  actual  use  of  the  techniques  they  learn  in  class  is  always  the
absolute last choice in every situation.
*   This   class   meets   twice   a   week   at   Legacy   (Monday   OR   Wednesday   and   Friday)   and
additional training days at the Dojo studio are included with the class. All uniforms and belt testing is
included in the cost. Course offered contingent on enrollment.
Martial Arts I & II: Grades 3-4
Course ID: EMARTS 3/4
Martial Arts  I  &  II    is  a  class  specially  designed  for  children  ages  6  –  11  years.    This  class  allows
students to mentally and physically improve themselves through learning the martial art of Chun Kuk
Do. Although the class is fast paced and uses game styled activities, students are encouraged to pay
attention  to  detail  and  that  every  skill  they  learn  will  build  into  another  more  detailed  skill  later. The
teachers of this class facilitate this by giving constant attention to each student, encouraging students
to  demonstrate  what  they  have  learned  to  the  class,  and  participating  in  positive  forms  of,  in
class, competition. In addition to learning physical karate, students are taught and encouraged to act
and  think  like  a  Black  Belt.    Students  learn  that  being  a  Black  Belt  means  much  more  that  just
knowing  a  few  punches  and  kicks.   A  Black  Belt  means  being  dedicated  to  trying  your  very  best  in
every  class,  as  well  as,  outside  activities.    Students  also  learn  that  Black  Belts  are  respectful  to
everyone  they  meet  and  that  the  actual  use  of  the  techniques  they  learn  in  class  is  always  the
absolute last choice in every situation.
*   This   class   meets   twice   a   week   at   Legacy   (Monday   OR   Wednesday   and   Friday)   and
additional training days at the Dojo studio are included with the class. All uniforms and belt testing is
included in the cost. Course offered contingent on enrollment.
Music Technology:  Grades PK-4
Course ID:  EMUSIC-PK/4
iKids Piano is music education for the 21st century!   Children learn piano and develop fundamental
music skills with a multimedia approach.   Utilizing a piano keyboard connected to a computer, iKids
makes  learning  music  enjoyable.     Exercises  and  memorizing  are  turned  into  fun  with  interactive
software that develops skills for reading and playing music.  Children are introduced to notes, chords,
rhythm  values,  hand  position,  theory,  music  creation,  and  more.     Course  offered  contingent  on
enrollment.
Reader’s Workshop: Grades PK-4
Course ID:  EREAD-PK/4
The  Reader’s  Workshop  is  a  class  designed  to  develop  and  strengthen  advanced  readers  and
supporting  and  encouraging  our  struggling  readers.     This  course  will  help  your  reader  develop
phonemic  awareness,  word  study  skills,  phonics,  vocabulary,  reading  comprehension  and  fluency.
Reader’s Workshop will provide your student with differentiated instruction in reading while helping to
foster a lifelong love of the written word.  Course offered contingent on enrollment.
Science Lab:  Grades 1-4
Course ID:  ESCILAB-1/4
In this semester long course, students will be involved in hands-on science based activities involving
a variety of small projects and labs. Students will receive instruction and practice in many of the
scientific steps including measurements, mixtures and solutions. This is a fun and exciting way to
explore science labs and God’s beautiful creations. Course is offered contingent on enrollment.
Scrapbooking:  Grades 1-4
Course ID:  ESCRAP -1/4
Students will enjoy the art of scrapbooking! They will complete a variety of projects to
showcase and share their photo memories. Class fees include a variety of scrapbook projects,
papers, stickers, ribbons, markers, and adhesives all appropriate for creating photo displays.  Use of
professional scrapbooking materials such as trimmers, punches, scissors, etc. will be available for
student’s use. There is a $30 supply fee associated with this class. Course is offered contingent on
enrollment.
Spanish:  Grades 1-4
Course ID: ESPAN-1/4
Hola!    Passport  to  Spanish  is  an  introduction  to  the  Spanish  language  for  students  in  Grades  1st
through 4th.  The course will be broken down into two classes comprising of 1st and 2nd graders and
3rd and 4th graders.   In this course, students will learn pronunciation, listening skills with songs and
stories, bible verses, greetings and salutations, family relationships, days of the week and numbers
and colors.  Course offered contingent on enrollment.
TOT Basketball:  Grades PK-2
Course ID:  ETOT-PK/1
The TOT is a phenomenal training curriculum that teaches basketball ball-handling and dribbling skills
to fun, age-appropriate music.  However, basketball skills are only the tip-of-the iceberg with TOT.
Students are exposed to fine and gross motor skills activities, academic concepts, higher-order
thinking skills and listening activities.  Self-discipline and high expectations are a major part of the
TOT program.  You will be amazed at all of the fancy skills and educational concepts your student will
learn through the Teams of Tomorrow curriculum.  Your student will not only have a blast, but they will
become better coordinated, more active, and more self confident. Visit www.teamsoftomorrow.com