Holy Cross Lutheran Church & School

Curriculum

While not all curriculum is from Christian publishers, all classes are taught from a Christian perspective meant to show the beauty of God's creation, the purpose of His plan, and the depth of His love for us.

Pre-school and kindergarten:
A Beka

1-2 core curriculum:
A Beka

3-8 core curriculum:
Scott Foresman, Prentice Hall, Everyday Math, A Beka

Religion Classes:
We begin each day with devotion and prayer. Following devotion, religion will include Bible history, catechism, spiritual songs, and Bible passages. All classes are Christ-centered, and taught using Scripture as the complete truth.

Physical Education:
PE classes are taught twice a week and include units such as basketball, volleyball, square dancing, and physical testing. We end every year with a field day, which combines all learned skills.

Art:
Art is taught once a week. It includes art history, elements of art,sketching, fun art projects, and set painting for the play.

Spanish:
Spanish is taught for 1-8th grade and includes basic, simple conversation and vocabulary.

Sign Language: Sign language is taught in connection with music class once a week and also includes basic, simple conversation and vocabulary.

Music:
Music is taught through participation in spiritual songs, secular songs, and the tone chime choir. Basic theory and note reading are also a part of the music program.