The elementary department has been adapting some of their online class offerings this year. One big change is the addition of our online elementary art class. This is a big adjustment with the addition of using webcams and creating the art projects right along with the students. The art projects that are chosen relate to specific artistic styles, holiday themes, or children’s stories that are read to the group as part of the classes. [Read more…]
The elementary teachers at Alpha Omega Academy want to welcome you to the 2015-2016 school year. We are all excited for what this year holds and are so happy to have you as a member of our school family. To make sure that you and your student are ready for a year of learning, we also want to share a few things that are in our plans for the year.
On Friday, May 1, Alpha Omega Academy held its fourth annual Academy Spelling Bee. Thirteen students in grades 1-6 participated in this year's event, with 5th grader Faith P. taking the 2015 title of super speller!
On Tuesday, April 22, Alpha Omega Academy plans to host its second annual AOA Science Fair. Elementary teachers are planning an online classroom at 2:00 p.m. (CT) that afternoon where students in grades K-6 will present the projects they have been working on for the past few weeks.
Starting on January 9, Alpha Omega Academy's elementary teachers will offer young students an online class made just for them!
Story Time is an elementary classroom designed for students in grades PreK-3. Each week the group will read a story or two together in an online classroom to introduce students to different forms of literature. [Read more…]
As decorations go up during one of the busiest seasons of the year, there is a buzz of Christmas excitement in the air. The elementary department is planning its annual Christmas Extravaganza and teachers are preparing Christmas-themed online classes. Students, staff, and parents are busy shopping, planning, traveling, and spending time with family. Though Christmas is a fun and busy time of year, we all know there is much more to the season than busyness.
Let's get ready to party! The elementary department at Alpha Omega Academy is preparing a Christmas Extravaganza to get students excited for this special season.
As we move into a new season, the elementary teachers are working to prepare our students for the blessings that Christmas brings. Along with all the joys of the season, from getting together with friends and family to the long-awaited Christmas gifts, we hope to put the true meaning of Christmas back into play.
On November 20, Mrs. Wieneke will read The Sparkle Box by Jill Hardie during her online class. The inspirational story encourages us all to write down the things that we do for others and save them in a sparkling gift box for reflection as we prepare for the coming of Christ.
This summer, Alpha Omega Academy launched a pilot program to test the need for extended academic support hours. The summer program was a big success, prompting the online academy for grades K-12 to offer extended hours on a permanent basis.
The elementary department at Alpha Omega Academy welcomed students to a new school year at an online meet and greet on September 2.
The five elementary teachers, Mrs. Blind, Mrs. Holland, Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. McCartney, and Mrs. Wieneke, shared a little information about themselves with prospective students to kick off the school year. [Read more…]