Primary Grades

 Curriculum

  • Reading / Language Arts / Grammar
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

All Primary Students Participate in:
  • Computer classes weekly
  • Music classes weekly
  • Art classes weekly
  • Foreign language instruction in French
  • PE classes daily
  • Music and drama performances
 

Other Enrichment Activities
 

   
Examples of Culminating Events and Projects
Examples of Field Trips,
Special Projects and Activities, and Community Service
1st  
  • Pioneer Days Study and Celebration
  • Student Author Day to Honor 1st Grade Authors
  • Dinosaur Luncheon with Guest Scientist
  • CAST Kids Theater Production
  • Dinosaur Dioramas
  • Christmas Toy Drive
2nd
  • Mad Scientist Luncheon with Guest Scientist
  • Cloud Chamber Exploration with Guest Scientist
  • McWane Science Center
  • CAST Kids Theater Production
  • Calhoun County Courthouse / Courtroom
  • Blue Bell Ice Cream Factory
  • Polar Express  Day
  • Christmas Toy Drive
3rd
  • Community Model Building Project
  • Picasso Art Masks
  • Professional “Nutcracker Ballet” Production
  • CAST Kids Theater Performance
  • Birmingham Children’s Theater Performance
  • Blue Bell Ice Cream Factory
  • American Village Field Trip
  • Christmas Toy Drive

All lower school students have access to:
  • After-school childcare provided by the YMCA in the lower school building until 5:30 PM.
  • Private music lessons in piano, strings, guitar, voice are available on our campus during the school day.  Over 30% of our students take advantage of these lessons.
  • Bus service is available daily to and from Talladega, Lincoln, and Riverside