Our 2023 – 2024 Curriculum

The 2023 – 2024 school year has come and gone! It was a busy year full of reminiscing, decision making, activities, and prayer with our college senior, college sophomore, high school senior, high school sophomore, and our 8th grader! Where has the time gone?!?! So much love for these sweet kiddos and so thankful for the ability to homeschool over the years.



Our 8th grader…

Our 8th grader was able to get a jump start on some of his high school credits this year…

  • English 8:  Rod and Staff English, She Came to Slay: The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman, Tuck Everlasting, Screwtape Letters, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, The Mousetrap, Ender’s Game, Les Miserables (in connection with an online class)
  • Math:  Shormann Algebra
  • Science:  Biology (with labs) (Using BJU Biology in conjunction with Journey Homeschool Academy Experience Biology)
  • Foreign Language: ASL 1 (Utilizing an online course as taught through Excelsior Classes, Deaf in America – Voices from a Culture)
  • World Geography:  BJU Cultural Geography
  • World Religions and Cultures:  But Don’t All Religions Lead to God?, World Religions and Cults: Counterfeits of Christianity (Volume 1), World Religions and Cults: Moralistic, Mythical, and Mysticism Religions (Volume 2), World Religions and Cults: Atheistic and Humanistic Religions (Volume 3), iWitness Heresies and Cults
  • Bible:  AWANA Trek, daily Bible Reading
  • Additions:  Trail Life (Navigators); Soccer



Our 10th Grader…

  • English III – American Literature: (in conjunction with an online class)  Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God and Other Puritan Sermons, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Young Goodman Brown and Other Short Stories, The Raven and Other Favorite Poems, The Gold Bug and Other Tales, Evangeline and Other Poems Humorous Stories and Sketches, 12 Years a Slave, The Red Badge of Courage, The Road Not Taken and Other Poems, The Great Gatsby, The Old Man and the Sea, The Pearl, My Antonia
  • Math:  Geometry (using Jacob’s Geometry)
  • Science:  Biology (with labs) (Using BJU Biology in conjunction with Journey Homeschool Academy Experience Biology)
  • Exercise & Sports Physiology:  Exercise & Sports Physiology self-paced course as taught by Greg Landry, Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain, Science of Strength Training: Understand the Anatomy and Physiology to Transform your Body,  Strength and Conditioning exercises
  • Health: Portions of Apologia Exploring Creation with Health and Nutrition with additional books
  • Dance: Pointe, Ballet, Lyrical, Hip Hop, and Performance Company


Our 12th Grader…

  • English 102 – Composition and Rhetoric: (DC)  
  • BI205 – Creation to New Creation: (DC)
  • Government: Crash Course US Government and Politics , Painless American Government
  • Economics:  Crash Course Economics, Economics 101: The Principles of Free Market Economics, Whatever Happened to Penny Candy, The Capitalist Manifesto: Understanding the Market Economy and Defending Liberty
  • Intro to Aviation: Sporty’s Private Pilot Ground School online course, Airplane Flying Handbook, Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge  
  • Foundations of Interior Design: Interior Design  (online course), The Interior Design Handbook: Furnish, Decorate, and Style Your Space, The Interior Design Reference and Specification Book: Everything Interior Designers Need to Know
  • Personal Finance: Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance (online self paced course)
  • Work!

Would you like to see our curriculum choices from previous years?

2022-2023 (11th, 9th, 7th)
2021-2022 (12th, 10th, 8th, 6th)
2020-2021 (11th, 9th, 7th, 5th)
2019-2020 (12th, 10th, 8th, 6th, 4th)
2018-2019 (11th, 9th, 7th, 5th, 3rd)
2017-2018 (10th, 8th, 6th, 4th, 2nd)
2016-2017 (9th, 7th, 5th, 3rd, 1st)
2015-2016 (8th, 6th, 4th, 2nd, Kindergarten)
2014-2015 (7th, 5th, 3rd, 1st, PreK)
2013-2014 (6th, 4th, 2nd, K, preschool)
2012-2013 (5th, 3rd, 1st, PreK, 2 year old)
2011-2012 (4th, 2nd, K, 3’s preschool, toddler)
2010-2011 (3rd, 1st, PreK, 2 year old, 4 month old baby)
2009-2010 (2nd, K, 3’s preschool, toddler, baby arrived end of year)
2008-2009 (1st, PreK, 2 year old, 6 month old baby)
2007-2008 (K, 3’s preschool, toddler, baby arrived mid year)
2006-2007 (PreK, 2 year old, 7 month old baby)
                  – Joyful Heart Character
2005-2006 (3’s preschool, toddler, baby arrived mid year)
                  – Joyful Heart Bible and Rhyme
2004-2005 (2 year old, 6 mo old baby) 
                  – Joyful Heart Learning

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