Learn About Courses Being Offered During Spring Term

Spring Term Begins April 7, 2021


Teens can take all of our classes, a few, or just one. We partner with your family to create an educational plan that works for you. Class size is capped at 10, so all students get the support they need. All of our teachers are experts in their fields, and welcome students with all learning styles and abilities!

Practical Spanish: All levels welcome (M, T, W, Th from 11am-11:55 am Central)
Our Spanish Class is designed to get high school students speaking practical Spanish as soon as possible.No busy work here!

Logic: It Solves Problems (M & W from 12-1:30 Central) Puzzles, riddles, mind benders all apply logic.  We will begin each class with a logic problem building on the fundamentals of coding languages and algebraic reasoning. (This course earns Math credit)

Environmental Science I (T & Th from 12pm-1:30pm Central)
Students will investigate the interconnectedness of natural systems and how humans affect those systems, and analyze current environmental issues to propose solutions. This is an interdisciplinary science course.

Emotional Health (T & Th from 2 pm-2:45 pm Central)
Students learn to understand positive and negative emotions, how their thoughts can affect their life, and how to create balance. They will also explore the science of happiness!

Almost Human (M & W from 3pm-4:30pm Central)
Alien invasion, artificial intelligence, science gone wrong? Who is the human now?

Inside The Studio (T & Th from 4:00 pm-5:30 pm Central)
Students are in the driver’s seat as they set out to dive into topics related to music making, recording engineering, and music production. This is a ‘no experience required’ opportunity to pick up an instrument, learn about the recording process, or just be creative and have fun with sound.

Foundational Skills (1.5 hrs/week Time to be determined) – required for new students
During this course, students will work on creating their individualized educational plan, learn about democratic education, and develop the tools they need to thrive at The Pearl! 


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