OPENING (Prayer/Announcements):  8:50 am


GRADES 1-2               Science (9 am)         PE (10 am)                 Language (11 am)

GRADES 3-4               PE (9 am)                 Language (10 am)      Science (11 am)

GRADES 5-6               Language (9 am)      Science (10 am)         PE (11 am)

GRADES 7-9              American Govt (9-10:30 am)         Writing (10:30 am-12 pm)

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class information 2017-2018


Some structured activities and lots of free play. Nursery caps at 8 children and is led by a parent volunteer.

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PRESCHOOL (3-5 years):

Kids need to know that a big, big God loves them so, so much. To that end, this class is a resource for parents and a safe place for children that nurtures the spiritual, social, cognitive, and physical development of preschoolers. Preschool-aged children learn exceptionally well through play but also benefit greatly from structure. Each day in class there will be a regular routine that includes plenty of free play, physical play, and cooperative play, as well as group listening time, art, music, science, and a Bible lesson. Class size is limited to 8 students.

Instructor is Ash Walz.

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Kindergarten Explorers will be traveling around the world, collecting stamps for their passports. They will investigate unit studies each month that coincide with the season and time of year.  As a supplemental review, the Explorers will also examine phonics, mathematical concepts, telling time on a clock, money and calendar awareness.  Class size is limited to 10 students.

Instructor is Calli Walstad.

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(Students must enroll in all three classes. Class sizes are limited to 15 students.)


All of creation reveals a message from and about its Creator. God spoke to Job and said, “Stand still, and consider the wondrous works of God.” We need to do the same – stand still and observe His creation. Today we tend to see many things but do not observe. By taking the time and observing nature our students will be trained to observe and see that nature is designed. This year we will develop our observation skills by examining plants.

Recommended text:  Exploring Creation with Botany by Jeannie Fulbright. (Classes can stand alone without the book).

Instructor is Julie Von Vett.


The FEET Physical Education class will strive to help students learn and develop physical education skills through movement, fitness, light competition, and sport-specific skills. We will focus on how God created our bodies to work and be healthy and learn how to keep healthy choices and exercise throughout life.  

Instructor is Janine Kruger.


In this writing course, students will be exposed to a model of instruction and assessment that comprise the 6+1 key qualities that define quality writing. These qualities are: Ideas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions, and Presentation. Students will learn about each trait of writing through a variety of ways, including: listening to and reading children’s literature, seeing the writing process modeled in class mini-lessons, participating in whole-class writing activities, participating in individual in-class writing assignments, and brief homework assignments for older students. Two class periods will be spent on learning each of the Traits of Writing.

Instructor is Amy Felix.

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(Class sizes are limited to 12 students. These classes may be appropriate for up to grade 10 depending on the situation. Please contact us for more information.)


In this course, we will explore the basics of how the U.S. government works. We will cover the different levels of government along with the different branches of the government. We will learn how bills and laws are written and eventually get passed. We will take a look at the election process and what the electoral college is and how it works. And we will take an in-depth look at the constitution, what is means and how the government uses it. All curriculum will be instructor provided. Supplies needed for the course: a notebook, folder and writing utensil.

Instructor is Amanda Craven.

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Instructor is Amanda Craven.

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Please note FEET will not be offering classes for upper level grades next year. If you are interested in classes for grades 9-12, we highly recommend our former instructor Heidi Dahl. She has decided to teach weekly classes out of her home to give her more time with students and has graciously chosen the same mornings as FEET meets so that parents can do both. Class descriptions are listed below, but for more information on availability and prices, please contact her at smile2day@charter.net.



Moving students beyond basic essay writing, this course teaches students to conduct research, manage note-taking, and craft a well-organized paper. Perfect for completing high school and college-level term papers. Part One walks students through the writing process and teaches them the specific skills they need to write research papers. These include: developing a personalized note-taking system, creating citations to avoid plagiarism and integrating quotations to build credibility and addressing the topic in all its complexity. Part Two focuses on the research process with time-saving tips to: find credible sources—both online and in print, arrange the information in a way that makes sense and incorporate style.

Required text: Writing Research Papers: The Essential Tools (Student Book only) by Lesha Myers ISBN: 978-1-62341-102-2

Studies show that children who learn effective public speaking skills rise to the top and are selected for advancement by employers and communities. They're better equipped to live with confidence and grace, to reach their goals, and to have eternal impact. In this course, students learn to overcome fear, organize a credible talk, reach the heart of an audience, and deliver their message with poise. Every lesson begins with a story of a great communicator from history including Billy Graham, Abraham Lincoln, and Winston Churchill. Students are then faced with thoughtful questions to answer in response to each strategy and provided with helpful outlines and worksheets in the personal application section of each lesson. Each unit ends with a speech project to enable students to incorporate the skills just learned into their public speaking.

Required text: Secrets of Great Communicators (Student text only) by Dr. Jeff Meyers ISBN: 978-0-8054-6880-9 Optional, but recommended text for those students planning to take the DSST Exam: The Art of Public Speaking, 9th Edition by Stephen E. Lucas ISBN-13: 978-0077217181 You can often find this book used for less than $10.

Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behavior in a given context. Introduction to Psychology is a full-year course that introduces students to the scientific study of psychology, which is often required as a part of most college degree programs. The goal is to inspire students to want to learn about psychology from a Biblical worldview and encourage them to ask: “What’s the evidence?” when encountering statements about human behavior. Students often find this information is applicable in their everyday lives and can be applied to a broad range of career fields. In addition to receiving one High School credit, students may choose to take the Introduction to Psychology CLEP Exam at the end of the course ($85 additional test fee) and receive 3 college credits, which meet goal areas 5 and 7 for the MN Transfer Curriculum.

Required text: Understanding Psychology by Glencoe ISBN: 0078285712 The Introduction to Psychology Study Guide by Credits Before College. May be purchased at http://creditsbeforecollege.com

The Psalmist wrote, “When I consider Your Heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You have ordained, what is man that You are mindful of him, and the Son of man that You visit him?” (Psalms 8:3-6). Students taking this course will tour the universe, marveling at the galaxy through a Biblical worldview. Topics covered include Cosmic forces (motion, energy, gravity and relativity), Celestial Systems, Science of Light, Planetary Systems, The Sun and Stars, Our Galaxy and Other Galaxies: Contents and Structure, The Universes: Contents and Structure, as well as, Evolutionary theory and its weaknesses. In-class labs and investigations provide opportunities to develop laboratory skills, such as careful observation and interpretation of data, while review activities are incorporated to reinforce concepts. Field trips to both the Alder Planetarium at St. Cloud State University and Mike Lynch’s Stargazing Party will provide students with opportunities to use various telescopes. In addition to receiving one High School credit, students may choose to take the DSST Astronomy Exam at the end of the course ($85 additional test fee) and receive 3 college credits, which meet the Physical Science requirement of goal area 3 on the MN Transfer Curriculum.

Required texts: The Stargazer’s Guide to the Night Sky by Jason Lisle, Our Created Moon: Earth’s Fascinating Neighbor by Don DeYoung & John Whitcomb, Taking Back Astronomy by Jason Lisle