Fine Arts: Appreciation Elementary School - Year 2
Open To:

Students in Grades 2-5

Materials Used:

All materials provided.

Description:

Mixing Music and Art appreciation, this enrichment class integrates pictures from Mommy, It's a Renoir, exercises suggested in the Mother of Divine Grace School syllabi, and beginning classical music appreciation. The students see and discuss works of art loaded by their teacher or listen to and discuss classical pieces, depending on the week. Student groups are small; there's no grading or homework. The elementary class targets grades 3-5 but is open to 2nd graders, too. There are three years worth of material, so if your student took the course last year, he can enroll again!  Class meets once a week, 30 minutes duration.

Cost: $150.00
Fine Arts: Appreciation Middle School - Year 1
Open To:

Students in Grades 5-8.

Materials Used:

All materials provided.

Description:

Mixing Music and Art appreciation, this enrichment class integrates pictures from Mommy, It's a Renoir, exercises suggested in the Mother of Divine Grace School syllabi, and beginning classical music appreciation. The students see and discuss works of art loaded by their teacher or listen to and discuss classical pieces, depending on the week. Student groups are small; there's no grading or homework. The Middle School class targets grades 6-7 but is open to 5th and 8th graders, too.  There are two years worth of material, so if your student took the course last year, he can enroll again!  Class meets once a week, 30 minutes duration.

Cost: $162.00
Story Hour
Open To:

Students in Grades K-5

Description:

We encourage reading, a love of reading, and socialization through Story Hour. Students in Grades K-5 are welcome to join us as we read books to the students weekly. The books are from Laura Berquist's recommended lists and are a springboard for students to find other literature they love.  Story Hour is an enrichment class which does not require the students to complete homework; grading is not included in this class. Sign up is per family. Books vary year to year. Class meets once a week, 45-60 minutes duration.

Cost: $150.00

“As the parents who have used Mother of Divine Grace materials for the past 15 years, we have come to believe that, beyond the quality of the academic courses, the greatest benefit of homeschooling with MODG has been the spiritual formation the children have received and the self-motivation they have learned. This belief has been especially confirmed by the experiences of the four of our children who have either graduated from or are still attending college…. We feel that the experience of taking charge of one’s own education would have been very difficult to replicate in a conventional school, though it is certainly possible. And while a good education in academic subjects such as reading, writing and arithmetic are possible in many situations, the ability to use MODG’s liberal arts curriculum in the context of a large family has contributed uniquely to our children’s spiritual formation. We are very proud of all their achievements, but what makes us proudest is their strong faith, the manner in which they conduct themselves, and the affection that they have for each other. Without that, we feel that any success the world offers is, in the end, meaningless.”