Logic School 7th-8th

Logic School Overview

 

All Logic School students participate in the following:

Chapel – Thursday mornings (8:15-8:45)                                       Logic School
Fine Arts/P.E. -Music, Visual Art, or PE
Sports – Cross Country, Equestrian, Fencing, Golf

Economics, Speech, 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.)

Seventh Grade Overview

Math – Elementary Algebra, Harold Jacobs
Science – Physical Science, John Mays
Literature ReadingsOf Plymouth Plantation, The Pilgrim’s Progress, Scarlet Pimpernel, Much Ado About Nothing, A Christmas Carol, Common Sense, Gulliver’s Travels, Silas Marner and Tom Sawyer
History Examined -19th Century Europe and the United States and into the 20st century: Mystery of History Vol. II & III, Declaration of the Rights of Man, Citizen Bill of Rights, True Law of Free Monarchs, Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
Latin – Latin II – Latin Alive! Book 2
Logic – Art of Argument and Discovery of Deduction; Larsen, Hodge and Perrin
Bible – Psalms, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes
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 idinner with the headmasternto practice the skills they have acquired.
Day Trips/Activities – House Meetings and Competitions, The Frist, Symphony at the Schermerhorn, The Headmaster’s Protocol Dinner
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.

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: Hannah.Kelley@agathosschool.com
Science: Bob.Crichton@agathosschool.com
Math: Sue.Goodrich@agathosschool.com
Latin/Protocol: Heidi.Willoughby@agathosschool.com                                                                                                                 Economics/Speech: Sharon.Babcock@agathosschool.com

Eighth Grade Overview

Math – Algebra I, Paul Foerster
Science – Earth Science, John Mays
Literature Readings1984, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Animal Farm, Company Aytch, Taming of the Shrew, Huckleberry Finn, The Hiding Place, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Old Man and the Sea
History Examined – 20th Century Europe and the United States and into the 21st century: Mystery of History Vol. III & IV, Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address, Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from the Birmingham Jail, Adolf Hitler’s Speech at Wilhelmshaven and Woodrow Wilson’s War Speech before Congress
Language – Latin III – Latin Alive 3
Logic – Discovery of Deduction and Argument Builder; Larsen, Hodge and Perrin
Bible – Major and Minor Prophets
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, The Frist, Symphony at the Schermerhorn, The Headmaster’s Protocol Dinner, Class trip to Washington D.C.
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.

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: Hannah.Kelley@agathosschool.com
Science: Bob.Crichton@agathosschool.com
Math: Sue.Goodrich@agathosschool.com
Latin/Protocol: Heidi.Willoughby@agathosschool.com                                                                                                                 Economics/Speech: Sharon.Babcock@agathosschool.com