Tutors: Blake, Herring, Law, Olson, Orcurto and Towles
Bridge Tutorial offers a variety of elective classes each year. In 2018-2019 we will have a Photography class, Computer Tech. class, Home Tech. class, Physical Education class, Health & Nutrition class and an Etiquette and Protocol Life Skills class.
Typically electives rotate from year to year. Below are the classes that we are offering in 2018-2019.
Introduction to Computer Technology (Orcurto): This is a one semester course that will introduce students to computer hardware, home networking, productivity software and web design. Students will need their own PC laptop to bring to class. Students will learn the basic working parts of a computer and practice computer maintenance. They will understand the basics of a home network and its security. They will review Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint applications along with an introduction to other popular software packages. Additionally, they will incorporate internet security, basic web design and intuitive page layout in a major project. Grades 9-12.
Home Technology (Orcurto): Taking care of your home and car are valuable skills that are not being passed onto the next generation. This class will introduce students to simple skills that will allow them to assist with home projects. Topics covered are: oil and tire changes, dry wall repair, plumbing problems, electricity issues, and more. This is a one semester course. Grades 9-12.
Physical Education (Law): This class is designed to promote daily physical activity. Students will learn cardio, strength training, breathing and stretching techniques. During this class students will be expected to attempt various fitness challenges. Grades 6-12.
Health and Nutrition (Law): The goal of this course is to empower students to develop knowledge, skills and attitude to maintain lifelong health and wellness. This will include: mental wellness, personal safety and health, physical activity and first aid. Students will also learn to choose, prepare an serve nutritious meals at home and in class. Grades 6-12.
Digital Photography (Olson): Students will learn different techniques and styles of photography. They will learn how to take pictures in such a way that they will not need to use a computer to fix the photograph. Manual mode will be mastered. Many styles of photography will be presented and practiced. Grades 9-12.
Etiquette and Protocol Life Skills (Blake): As disciples of Christ, we are to think of others more highly than ourselves. The goal of this class is to open our eyes to opportunities we all have to help others feel valued. This is done by learning proper behavior, manners, etiquette and basic life skills. Students will learn to contribute positively to society by learning skills that will impact both personal and professional relationships. Grades 9-12.
Girls Bible Study (Herring): This course is designed to help high school girls develop a discipline in daily Bible study. It will cover the book of Matthew, Jewish feasts, the Case for Christ and other texts. Keeping a daily bible study journal will be required. Grades 9-12.
Piano (Towles): Lessons are in half hour or one-hour private sessions, starting students from their current level and building their skills in note-reading, theory, rhythm, and competent playing skills. Payment is due each month at the first lesson of the month. Contact Mrs. Towles directly to register for piano lessons. Grades 6-12.