Mosaic School of Music & Fine Arts


MAG Church is excited for another year of Mosaic School of Music and Fine Arts! 


We have a large percentage of homeschool students and families who want to grow in Christian character by glorifying God, and desire to develop their tools for effective worship and evangelism.   With that being said, MAG Church (830 Lafayette Rd, Medina, OH 44256) will be hosting  “Mosaic School of Music and Fine Arts.” 


We will be offering classes in dance, music, art, science and sign language!




Important Dates & Times for 2022-2023:



Open House will be held at MAG Church on Thursday, August 11  at 7:00 p.m.


Reserve your student’s classes by paying the first semester at the open house to guarantee a spot!




First Semester:

Sept 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16

(9 Wednesdays)

Payment for first semester is due Sept 21.  

Payment given directly to each teacher.

Cash or Personal Checks only… *No credit or debit cards accepted

$50 per student per class (some classes have lab or book fees) per semester


            

Second Semester:

Nov 30, Dec 7, 14, Jan 4, 2023, 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, (skipping Dec 21 and 28 for Christmas).                               (9 Wednesdays)

Payment for second semester is due Nov 30. 

Payment given directly to each teacher.

Cash or Personal Checks only…*No credit or debit cards accepted

$50 per student per class (some classes have lab or book fees) per semester


 

Third Semester:

Feb 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 12, 19

(skipping April 5 for Easter week)

(9 Wednesdays)

Payment for third semester is due Feb 15.  

Payment given directly to each teacher.

Cash or Personal Checks only…*No credit or debit cards accepted

$50 per student per class (some classes have lab or book fees) per semester


 

 

It is strongly recommended that students enroll for all three semesters, since teachers set their classes up for a 27 week curriculum.



For more information please email Alisa at jamessandor@yahoo.com


 

 

TIMES

                  

9:00-9:45

Piano for 2nd year or older beginners (9+)

Beginning Speech (10+)


9:45-10:30

Beginning Piano (8+)

Biology and the Bible (12+)

Littlest Bookworms (3-5)

Jr. Spanish (6-9)


10:30-11:15

Conversational Spanish (10+)

Music for Little Mozarts (5-8)

Budding Scientists (6-10)

Draw and Create (12+)


11:15-12:00

Cooking Around Our Globe (9-15)

Personal Finance (ONLY FALL SEMESTER)  (11+)

Web Design (ONLY WINTER SEMESTER)  (11+)

Advanced Mozarts Whacked on Rhythm (8+)

Faithful Feet Tap Class (Ages 4-7)


*12:00-1:30*

High School Spanish (13+)


12:00-12:45

Beginning Sign Language (5+)

Choir (8+)

Art and More (4-6)

Beginning Sewing (10+)


12:45-1:30

High School Dissection (14+)

Learn to Stitch (6-9)

Interdisciplinary Art (7-10)



For more information please email Alisa at jamessandor@yahoo.com



 





MOSAIC COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Please take a look at some of the courses that Mosaic will offer.

Below, you will find all the classes with a description attached to them.  

Biology in the Bible

(Ages 10 & up) - In this course our scientists will get a brief overview of the basics of biology and how it all plays into God’s creation.  Some topics we will explore are cells, classification, plants, animals and ecology. We will also have fun while looking through a microscope and performing a few experiments along the way. Science should never be boring! God made an amazing world, so join us and let’s discover it together! 

Lab Fee $5


Music for Little Mozarts

(Ages 5 - 8) Students will be introduced to appropriate piano instruction for their age level, such as finger numbers and moving up and down the keyboard, high and low sounds, quarter notes, rests and bar lines. Singing, rhythm and listening skills are developed along with an appreciation for a variety of musical styles. Piano or keyboard is highly recommended for home, but not necessary. Parents are encouraged to come to the first class.

Book Fee $10

Advanced Mozart -

Whacked on Rhythm with Boomwhackers 


(Ages 8 & up) -No other musical training necessary.  In this class we will be learning some music theory such as the different type of notes and rests and how to read music on the printed page.  We will be learning different types of rhythm, how to play a steady beat, chords and bass patterns.  We will be learning about tempo and syncopation and listening to a variety of music.  This is a fun way to learn about music and praise God with these new instruments called boomwhackers.


Choir

(Ages 8 & up) - Come, praise the Lord through song!  Use your voice to blend with others in unison and using harmony. Students will learn vocal and breathing techniques, warm up exercises and music theory, along with singing a variety of music. Must have at least 5 students engaged in this class.


Beginner Sign Language

(Ages 5 & up) - Welcome to the world of sign language! Through American Sign Language (ASL) we will be having fun learning the basics, like the alphabet, words and phrases, animal and household signs and even using ASL grammar. We will be praising God all the way too, by learning how to sign worship songs, hymns and simple prayers.

Budding Scientist

(Ages 5 - 9) - In this course our budding scientists will get a brief overview of the basics of science and how it all plays into God’s creation.  Science should never be boring! God made an amazing world, so join us and let’s discover it together!

Lab Fee $5

Beginning Piano

(Age 8 & up) - Students will be learning about hand position, finger numbers, basic rhythms, musical terms and be introduced to all key names as well as learning to read music on the printed page. Piano students must have a piano or keyboard at home for daily practice. Mosaic will provide keyboards for classroom use.

Book Fee $10

High School Dissection (Ages 14+)

This course will cover basic terminology, functions and the essence of life while we learn to dissect several specimens of different taxonomy.  We will take our time and explore how God designed animals (and plants) as we get an up-close view of their structures and how they function.  Students will have homework and tests.  

This course will be worth 1 high school credit.  

The cost will be $250 for the 27 weeks, plus a lab fee to cover the costs of the specimens (which will be determined).  

A basic dissection kit is recommended, but not required.   

High School Spanish


(Ages 13 & up)  Students will attain Proficiency Level 1 in four basic skills—speaking, listening, reading and writing.  Besides learning basic vocabulary and grammar, students will learn about a variety of topics that will allow them to communicate to others about their family, their classes, school life, and various activities.  They’ll learn how to ask questions, and topics covered include family, school, activities, counting, telling time, calendar, how to describe things, professions and trades.  They’ll also gain insights into well-known and lesser-known aspects of Hispanic culture.


Students will have assigned homework and tests.

This course will be worth 1 high school credit.

(Cost for this class is $300 for the year.)


Book Fee: $23

(Parent is responsible for ordering the textbook and workbook and will receive an email from the instructor with a link to the book once a minimum of 5 students has been reached.)

This class is taught by a native speaker.




 

Conversational Spanish 1


(Ages 10+)


In this interactive course, students will learn the elements of Spanish and develop conversational communication skills through a variety of personalized exercises and activities. We’ll be focusing on four important areas of foreign language study: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. By the end of this beginner’s Spanish class, students should be able to speak in full sentences. 


Book Fee: $22 (Parent is responsible for ordering the book and will receive an email from the instructor with a link to the book once a minimum of 5 students has been reached.)

Junior Spanish ( Ages 5-8 )


Young learners will learn to speak Spanish through stories, songs, and fun activities using the ¡El Español Fácil! curriculum. 


Supply Fee: $7

Beginning Speech ( Ages 9+)

This class will focus on the basics of making eye contact and presenting yourself as a speaker.  God made us to interact with each other and to use our listening skills.  We will learn techniques for all kinds of situations as you grow comfortable with speaking to others and to groups.  This class will be fun, engaging and will help those who may be suffering from glossophobia!!


Art and More (Animals and their Colors)


(Ages 4-6) The world is filled with animals of different shapes, sizes, and colors! In this class we will explore a few of God’s beautiful creatures and use them as inspiration to make fun and creative art. Taking a closer look, we will explore the reasons why animals have such different appearances. Why is the flamingo pink? Why are poison dart frogs so bright? While answering these questions together, we will introduce artistic techniques in a fun and creative way centered around God’s creation.




Interdisciplinary Art

(Art and God’s Creation)

(Ages 7-10)

In the beginning God created the world and in doing so, He made His own masterpiece! In this class we will be diving into some of nature’s unique and artistic features and how they fit into the ecosystem. From there we will explore subject matter such as camouflage, biomimicry, coloration, and other environmental adaptations. While learning artistic techniques, we will incorporate God’s design into our own creative interpretations.


Draw & Create

(Ages 12 & up) - In this class we will be learning the basics of drawing as well as some challenging in depth projects. Stretching the mind is a great way to create unique art that is special to you. Everybody has a creative side, so let’s use it!

Lab fee $5




Learning to Stitch


( Ages 6-9)


Students will learn the most basic skills of hand sewing, such as threading needles, tying knots, and sewing buttons on fabric.  They will be introduced to age appropriate tools and materials, while stitching a fun variety of small projects.  

Lab fee $5



Beginning Sewing

(Ages 10 & up)  

This class is an introduction to basic sewing skills, including both hand stitching and machine sewing.  Students will have opportunities to use many different tools of the trade.  Each nine week session will have a different focus.  Topics may include embroidery, applique, clothing construction, following patterns, and patchwork and quilting.  Projects will be taught on a revolving basis, so students are welcome to take this course more than once and still learn new things!    

Lab fee $10

Foundations in Personal Finance for Middle School

(Ages 11 & up) 

In this 9-week class, we’ll follow the curriculum for Foundations in Personal Finance for Middle School Students by Dave Ramsey.  We’ll have teacher-led discussions along with class group assignments. Topics covered include: saving & budgeting, credit & debit, education, careers, & entrepreneurship, investment, insurance & identity theft, global economics, and marketing & consumerism. 

  

Book Fee: $14.99 (Parent is responsible for ordering the book and will receive an email from the instructor with a link to the book once the minimum amount of 5 students has been reached.)

  

Lab Fee: $5

Website Design 


(Ages 11 & up) 


This class will be offered during the second semester which begins on 11/30/22 and may go into the third semester


Students will brainstorm ideas for a business and learn how to design a professional business website using design best practices. They’ll also learn how to create graphics using Canva. No tech experience required.  Taught by a professional web designer. Minimum of 5 students required to proceed with class.




Biblical Connections with Foods

(Ages 9-15)


Come on an adventure and learn what the Bible says about foods…after all, Jesus says that He is the Bread of Life!  Food universally connects all of us around the globe.  We will look at the history of food, where it is grown geographically, and how it is brought to the table.  We will not be cooking every class, but we will certainly learn fun facts, do food experiments and learn how to set a table.  Students will also learn to measure ingredients, follow simple recipes and even taste their own cultural delights!

Please inform Alisa Sandor if your student has food allergies before signing up for the class.

Lab fee $10

Faithful Feet Tap Class      (Ages 4-7)

Come make a joyful noise with beginners tap dance! Students will be introduced to the basic steps of tap through engaging instruction, songs, and games. Students will have the opportunity to learn simple combinations and memorize a routine while praising God to uplifting music. Join us as we celebrate God creating us wonderfully!

Tap shoes of any type are required for class.

Littlest Bookworms               (Ages 3-5)

Welcoming all our littlest learners for story time with a purpose! Each week we will be diving into a new picture book with correlating activities, songs, crafts, and games! Most importantly, students will be learning how to highlight and discuss God's big Truth in everyday literature. Join us as we discover new favorite books while grasping big Truths from God's Word in a fun and engaging way! 

$10 Lab Fee for craft supplies
(10 Kids MAX)