Serving the Knoxville area and surrounding counties

Classes from a Christian worldview that serve people from all backgrounds

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865-444-4574

Cokesbury Church, South Campus

9908 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37931

8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Monday to Friday

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865-444-4574

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Meets at Cokesbury Church

9908 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN 37922

8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Monday to Friday

Friday U at Oak Grove

Friday U at Oak Grove

Registration Information

Registration for the Friday U at Oak Grove Spring Semester is OPEN. These fun, but robust classes are open to any Oak Grove student as well as other homeschool students.

  • Children registering for Friday electives choose 2 classes to take each semester they are enrolled.
  • Classes will fill on a first come basis.

Financial Information

The following fee and tuition changes apply for the Spring Semester (costs are per student):

  • $25 Registration and Materials Fee* (due at registration)
  • $330 Tuition for co-op members (payable at once or in six installments)
  • $350 Tuition for non-co-op members (payable at once or in six installments)

* This change simplifies material payments and families pay less!

Drop/Add/Change Policy

Friday U Students may drop, add, or request a class change through February 6, 2018. After that date, these adjustments must be approved by the co-op principal and a $25 fee will be applied.

Classes are listed below. For more information or to register, please call 865-444-4574 or email admissions@oakgrovecoop.com.

Coming in January 2018:

BLOCK 1 (12:05-1:15)

Music Theory with Keyboard – Glenda Cloutier

Grades TK through 1st

A class time of funs that teaches the fundamentals of music theory through carefully crafted games and activities produced and developed by Michiko Yurko. Students will learn music theory that boosts understanding and performance in piano and other music lessons. Fundamentals include: note names and location on piano keyboard, alphabet and intervals games, age appropriate rhythm and rhythm notation games, rhythm matching games, treble staff, music symbols, dynamics, and more.

Exploring Arts and Technique (TK-2) – Skyli Mullins

For grades TK-2

This class is designed to teach about famous artists and different eras in art. Students will cover art and learn technique to try on their own. The class is designed to bring out personal creativity and inspire by introducing different art concepts and putting them to use!

Awesome Kids Chorus – Stacy Roddy

For grades TK-2

This class will teach the basic principles of music and offer and environment similar to a mini-VBS each week. We will incorporate songs with sign language, Bible lessons, Bible skits, and students will learn biblical truths. We will also play with maracas, tambourines, drums, and triangles. This will be class fill of fun, learning, and musical instruction that honors God!

Tee-Time Kids Golf – Coach Lacey Fitzgerald

Grades TK-4

Kids golf is for all skill levels. Your child will lean how to putt, chip, pitch, and drive the ball. We keep classes fun and coach to each child’s level. We provide the clubs, mats, nets, and other golf equipment. Children lean the basic skills of golf such as putting, chipping, pitching, and driving. Students will increase their hand eye coordination, movement coordination, and balance in a postive and fun atmosphere. NOTE: Whenever possible, this class will take place outside in cool weather. Students must dress to exercise in the outdoors. The co-op administration will monitor weather conditions each week and follow applicable policies.

Bricks 4 Kidz (LEGO®) – Take a Trip with the Transportation Time Machine

Grades TK-5

Join Aiden, Sophia and “Doc” Emmett Browning on a time-traveling adventure exploring the history of transportation the Bricks 4 Kidz way … with plenty of LEGO bricks, gears, motors and more! Our unreliable time machine drops us off at different points in time to recapture the “missing pieces” and learn about important steps on the Roadmap of Transportation. From the invention of the wheel to locomotives, to the “horseless carriage”, airplanes, and ultimately speeds faster than light, we will build our way through time and space, exploring STEM concepts and improving our LEGO master builder skills.

We will be using our Project Kit with “Green Circle” and “Blue Square” models for different levels of building skill. This is a hands-on class where students build a variety of simple and complex machines, and other constructions out of LEGO® bricks. While exploring engineering, architecture and physics, students will develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.

French Fun for Mixed Ages – Sebastien Crepieux

All grades TK through 8

French lessons for children focused on the basics, like numbers, colors, fruits, vegetables, animals, days of the week, month, basic sentences, and basic vocabulary. Students will also learn a few French songs and do some reading. As the group progresses, they may be introduced to conjunctions. Older students will have more responsibilities in the classroom. This will enhance their learning as they help younger students.

Booking Through the States – Angela Keathley

Grades 2 and up

Come along with me as we chart our course through the United States by reading across each state. As we travel, we will learn the state capitals, state symbols, mapping and atlas skills, historical events, US presidents, and much more. We will also participate in a postcard exchange to see how many postcards we can collect from other states. Students will also be able to share places they have visited! This class will help students learn as much as they can about our great nation!

 

Recorder Karate for 4th and Up (plus Music Theory) – Deb Wolfe

Grades 4 through 8

Students will enjoy learning basic music theory along with the skills to play the recorder. The recorder is a wonderful instrument for learning, but also a beautiful instrument in and of itself. This course will incorporate the Recorder Karate curriculum. Students will earn “belts” as the master the songs they plan. During class, students will use worksheets, play games, and do lots of recorder playing! Outside of class, students will need to practice a few minutes a day, but they will probably want to do more!

Soccer Academy – Coach Chris Carrol

Section 1 for grades 4-8

This fun and exciting soccer program for boys and girls includes friendly sessions designed to improve soccer skills. Beginning or experienced students will enjoy a positive soccer experience that will stay with them for life. NOTE: Whenever possible, this class will take place outside in cool weather. Students must dress to exercise in the outdoors. The co-op administration will monitor weather conditions each week and follow applicable policies.

Theatre Class – Adra Cooper

Grades 4 through 8

A second installment of this semester’s popular, academically robust, and fun course.

Watercolor Workshop – April Wireman

For grades 5 through 8

Students will explore painting techniques by gaining exposure to the materials and tools that are used for watercolor painting. Learn color theory, color mixing, wet on wet, wet on dry, sprinkled salt, sponge, splatter, washes and much more!

BLOCK 2 (1:20-2:25)

My Jesus Storybook – Lisa Anderson

Grades TK through 2

This class will include hands-on activities and crafts. Each session will include a chapter from the Jesus Storybook Bible. Students will do an activity, craft, science experiment, or object lesson that corresponds to it. This will be a great way to learn about God’s word and how it relates to our lives in the world he made!

Recorder Class for TK through 3 (plus Music Theory) – Glenda Cloutier

Grades TK through 3

This class will explore music through learning to play the recorder and through a carefully selected group of music games produced by the excellent series: www.MusicMindGames.com. Students will learn elements of music theory that boost understanding and performance in piano, singing and other types of lessons and musical activities. Fundamentals include: note names and recorder fingering, the musical alphabet, intervals, basic rhythms, treble staff, music symbols and more.

Awesome Kids Chorus – Stacy Roddy

For grades TK-2

This class will teach the basic principles of music and offer and environment similar to a mini-VBS each week. We will incorporate songs with sign language, Bible lessons, Bible skits, and students will learn biblical truths. We will also play with maracas, tambourines, drums, and triangles. This will be class fill of fun, learning, and musical instruction that honors God!

Soccer Academy – Coach Chris Carroll

Grades TK-3

This fun and exciting soccer program for boys and girls includes friendly sessions designed to improve soccer skills. Beginning or experienced students will enjoy a positive soccer experience that will stay with them for life. NOTE: Whenever possible, this class will take place outside in cool weather. Students must dress to exercise in the outdoors. The co-op administration will monitor weather conditions each week and follow applicable policies.

Tennis Time – Kids Tennis – Lacey Fitzgerald

Grades TK-4

Kids Tennis is for all skill levels. Your child will learn the volley, forehand, backhand and serve. We keep classes fun and coach to the child’s skill level. We provide kid sized nets, rackets, and low compression tennis balls. Our classes and curriculum based and we do everything we can to make sure its a fun and positive experience. Children will increase hand eye coordination, muscle memory, balance, and agility. NOTE: Whenever possible, this class will take place outside in cool weather. Students must dress to exercise in the outdoors. The co-op administration will monitor weather conditions each week and follow applicable policies.

Dance – Allyson Gibbons

For grades 3 through 6

Students will learn different dance styles including ballet/contemporary, hip hop/jazz, and freestyle such as ribbon dancing. Students will learn about the background and history of each dance style as well as routines in each style. Students will be reminded of the importance of physical activity, self-expression, and using dance as a way of praising God (Ps. 149:3).

History Through the Eyes of an American Girl – Angela Keathley

Grades 3 and up

Come along with me as we step back in time and study an American doll character. We will choose four American Girl dolls and read their stories. We will spend three weeks with each character (a history week, a craft week, and a tea party to discuss the historical book associated with the doll). This course offers students a great opportunity to learn about different eras in our history!

Exploring Arts and Technique – Skyli Mullins

Section 2 for grades 3 and up

This class is designed to teach about famous artists and different eras in art. Students will cover art and learn technique to try on their own. THe class is designed to bring out personal creativity and inspire by introducing different art concepts and putting them to use!

Computer Coding, Mini-Robotics, and More – Ann Shih

Grades 4 and up

This will be a custom designed class intended to address the interests and skill levels of students who sign up. Students will work with local scientist, Ann Shih, to study computer function and history, computer coding, mini-robotics, and other areas of scientific interest. Any level of student may join and this will be a fun course, but students must be self-motivated with a serious commitment and interest in computer science.

Recorder Karate for 4th and Up (plus Music Theory) – Deb Wolfe

Grades 4 through 8

Students will enjoy learning basic music theory along with the skills to play the recorder. The recorder is a wonderful instrument for learning, but also a beautiful instrument in and of itself. This course will incorporate the Recorder Karate curriculum. Students will earn “belts” as the master the songs they plan. During class, students will use worksheets, play games, and do lots of recorder playing! Outside of class, students will need to practice a few minutes a day, but they will probably want to do more!

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