Rhetoric School 9th-12th

Rhetoric School Overview

Our first graduate of Agathos Classical school is attending the honors program at Notre Dame studying architecture!

andrew seago graduation

All Rhetoric School students participate in the following:

Chapel – Thursday mornings (8:15-8:45)Rhetoric School
Fine Arts/P.E. – Music, Visual Art, and PE
Sports – Cross Country, Equestrian, Fencing, Golf, Soccer
Activities – House meetings and competitions

Speech, Economics, Protocol
(NOTE: If you are interested in transferring to Agathos, but haven’t studied Latin or another subject at the level taught here for a particular grade, please don’t let that deter you! We make accommodations as needed.)
 

Ninth Grade Overview (Ancient Times)

Math – Geometry, Ray C. Jurgenson
Science – Accelerated Studies in Physics and Chemistry, John Mays
Literature ReadingsThe Iliad, The Odyssey, The Birds and Other Plays, Oedipus Rex, Till We Have Faces, The Aeneid, Julius Ceasar, The Republic
History Examined – Ancient World History: History of the Peloponnesian War, Ecclesiastical History of the English People, History of the Persian Wars, Roman Lives
Foreign Language – Spanish II
Bible/Theology – Historical Biblical Interpretation: Romans, Hebrews, How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth, A History of Christian Thought: Vol I&II, Documents of the Christian Church 2nd edition
Rhetoric – Lost Tools of Writing, How to Read a Book, The Art of Styling Sentences
Protocol – Each student has one semester of Protocol to assist them in learning the art of social navigation in various settings culminating in a social event where they are able to put into practice the skills they have acquired.
Day Trips/Activities – House Meetings and Competitions, An Evening of High Protocol, Spanish Cultural Activities
Organizational Skills – Preparing for tests, participating in class, studying at home, taking notes, organizing backpack/locker/notebooks, etiquette and interaction with adults and opposite sex.

 

Tenth Grade Overview (Medieval Times)

Math – Geometry, Ray C. Jurgenson
Science – Advanced Chemistry, John Mays
Literature ReadingsThe InfernoCanterbury TalesThe Faerie QueenSong of Roland, Elizabethan Theater: Shakespearean comedy: Merchant of Venice, King Lear, The Tempest

History Examined – Medieval World History: The Prince, Byzantium: The Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire, The Oxford History of Medieval Europe, The Education of a Christian Prince, Two Lives of Charlemagne  

Foreign Language – Spanish II
Bible/Theology – Historical Biblical Interpretation: Romans, Hebrews, How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth, A History of Christian Thought: Vol I&II, Documents of the Christian Church 2nd edition
Rhetoric – Classical Composition, Elements of Style, Rule Book for Arguments, On Rhetoric, On Poetics
Protocol – Each student has one semester of Protocol to assist them in learning the art of social navigation in various settings culminating in a social event where they are able to put into practice the skills they have acquired.
Day Trips/Activities – House Meetings and Competitions, An Evening of High Protocol, Spanish Cultural Activities
Organizational Skills – Preparing for tests, participating in class, studying at home, taking notes, organizing backpack/locker/notebooks, etiquette and interaction with adults and opposite sex.

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Communication

1. Newsletter emailed and posted on the website: www.agathosschool.com.
2. Gradelink – Online Student Information System
3. Organizational Planner –for students to record assignments and grades.
4. Progress Reports (summary of class average and updates) given to student to bring
home mid-quarter.
5. Report Cards (end of each Quarter, approximately every 9 weeks)
6. Parent Conferences (at the end of the 1st and 3rd quarter or as needed)
7. Contact –
Humanities: Grant.Kelley@agathosschool.com
Science: Bob.Crichton@agathosschool.com
Math: Sue.Goodrich@agathosschool.com
Spanish/Protocol: Heidi.Willoughby@agathosschool.com                                                                                                           Economics/Speech: Sharon.Babcock@agathosschool.com