About The Henderson Home School Co-op …

 

Yes! We are now offering classes for home schoolers, classes will be on Thursdays and we are scheduling them as conveniently as possible for families. Be patient with us as we begin programs and offerings. Please let us know what you would like to see, and if you know of a potential instructor, send them our way. We will collect a co-op fee of $35 per family per year and provide classes and instructors for a variety of classes, workshops, and lessons. Families will pay the instructors directly, and we are working with instructors to offer discounts for families that may have several children in one class. Again, be patient as we work out the best system for all involved.

 

Course Descriptions For The Henderson Home School Co-op Fall 2016

Classes will be conducted at

The Wayne C. Henderson School of Appalachian Arts

203 N Church Street

Marion, Virginia 24354

276-706-4010

 

Classes

 

Fun Flow Kids Yoga

Thursdays 2pm

January 5 – May 11

Cost  $7.00 per class (paid monthly)

Instructor Kristi McConnell

This class will serve as a fun, stress-free environment for kids to playfully explore yoga postures, deep breathing, and meditation. We will focus on improving flexibility and balance, learning about the anatomy of our bodies, enhancing our ability to focus, while cultivating self-esteem and offering respect and kindness to the peers in our community. Practice will end with a relaxation practice which incorporates inspirational stories and poetry.

We have limited yoga mats available, so please bring your personal mat for practice.

 

Creative Writing

Thursdays 10:00-11:00 am

January 5 – May 11

Cost: $5.00 per class paid monthly

Instructor Mary Brockmiller

Students will explore the creative process through brainstorming, reflection, writing, editing, and publishing.  The class will provide activities to inspire in both poetry and prose.  In the early classes the concentration will be on fluency and ease of writing.  The students will then move through the creative process through peer and teacher evaluation, editing, and publishing their work in a class created writing magazine.  Materials needed include two composition notebooks, pens in at least two colors, and imagination.

 

Enrichment (all ages)

Thursdays 9am – 10am

January 5 – May 11

Cost: $5.00 per class paid monthly

Instructor Mary Brockmiller

This class is designed to provide students with a wide array of arts, crafts, and music through presentations, performances, film, and projects that will focus on creativity. This class is designed to work with visiting artists and musicians to allow a wide variety of experiences within a creative context.

 

Foundations in Art (9 and up)

Thursdays 1pm-3 pm

January 5 – May 11

Cost: $10 per class paid monthly

Instructor: BePe Kafka

Learn basic design communication including color theory, composition, and the fundamentals of art. Students will explore a variety of mediums while being introduced to visual vocabulary and learning about art history through a series of unique assignments.

 

Fun with Art (5-8)

Thursdays 1pm-3 pm

January 5 – May 11

Cost: $10 per class paid monthly

Instructor: Devin Mitchell

Students will create a variety of craft and art projects exploring basic art and design principles and materials.

 

Music for Primary Ages (5-7)

Thursday 9am-10:00am

January 5 – May 11

Cost: $7 per class paid monthly

Instructor Mary Brockmiller

Students will participate and be exposed to an array of age appropriate music.  Classes will include instruments, movement, traditional songs, and music related activities.  Beginning note reading will be taught.

 

INDEPENDENT STUDY

 

Painting

Independent Study (arrange times with instructor)

Cost $10.00 per lesson plus materials

 Instructor: Jack Taylor or BePe Kafka

 For students who want individual instruction with painting including color mixing, composition, and technique. Students may choose between acrylic or oil painting, supplies can be purchased through the Henderson.

 

Drawing

Independent Study (arrange times with instructor)

Cost $10.00 per lesson plus materials

Instructor: Jack Taylor or BePe Kafka

For students who want individual instruction with drawing techniques and materials including value, shading, composition, and technique. Students will be introduced to charcoal, graphite, pen and ink and various illustration techniques. Supplies can be purchased through the Henderson.

 

Piano

Independent Study (arrange times with instructor)

Instructor Mary Brockmiller

Cost $10.00 per lesson plus music books

Private lessons are available beginning at age 8.  These are scheduled individually for half hour segments.  Fees include music books.  To schedule contact Mary Brockmiller at brockmillers@ smyth.net.

 

Beginning Guitar (8+)

Independent Study (arrange times with instructor)

Instructor Mary Brockmiller

Cost $10.00 per lesson plus music books

For students who want individual instruction in guitar, lessons are scheduled individually in half hour segments.  Fees include music books and $10/lesson.  Guitars may be borrowed from the Henderson when they are available.

 

Beginning Banjo (8+)

Independent Study (arrange times with instructor)

Instructor: Jim Lloyd

Cost $10.00 per lesson

For students who want individual instruction in banjo, lessons are scheduled individually in half hour segments.  Banjos may be borrowed from the Henderson when they are available.

 

Beginning Fiddle (8+)

Independent Study (arrange times with instructor)

Instructor: Jim Lloyd

Cost $10.00 per lesson

For students who want individual instruction in fiddle, lessons are scheduled individually in half hour segments.  Fiddles may be borrowed from the Henderson when they are available.