Classes for Preschool 1 (age 2.5), Preschool 2 (age 3), and Junior Kindergarten (age 4) are available for social training and readiness for further schooling. The activities experienced are designed to help the child adjust socially, co-ordinate physically, grow spiritually and prepare mentally for Elementary School. This half-day session includes Bible time, music, physical co-ordination, art, story-telling, reading, writing, learning numbers, independent and group activities.
The curriculum for Kindergarten and grades 1 - 5 includes: reading, spelling, language, Bible time, handwriting, mathematics, science, social studies, physical education (including swimming), art, French, computer, and music.
The middle school years are a time of transition between elementary school and high school. Subjects include math, science, language arts and literature, social studies, computer, French, music, art, Bible, and physical education. Junior high students change classrooms and teachers throughout the day. Special attention is given to the unique social, emotional, and spiritual needs of this age group. All subjects and activities are integrated with the basic Christian principles of the Bible to impart a God-centred view of life to the student.
In grades 9-12, students continue their studies by earning credits that are given for classes passed. Students must earn a total of 25 credits, of which 21 are compulsory credits. Classes are offered in all major academic subjects and a variety of electives are available as well.
Students also have access to Seven Star online courses:
HIS Online prepares middle and high school students for college success. Enroll full-time and earn an accredited high school diploma from HIS, or part-time to supplement a traditional school or homeschool curriculum.
HIS Online offers:
•90 engaging online high school and middle school courses.
•College credit with over 140 advanced placement and dual enrollment courses.
•Every student receives personalized attention from their certified, highly qualified teacher through phone calls, email, and online discussion boards.
•HIS’ online curriculum, available entirely over the internet, allows students to take courses anywhere in the world, any time of day.
•HIS’ enrollment policy allows new students to apply at any time, with new courses beginning every week.
•Parents can access and review their student’s academic progress through the online grade book, discussion boards, and student responses.