Wednesday, January 10th:  ALL Classes are back in session!  Ukulele Crash Course starts and Gameology moves to its new time too!  (10:30-11:30)

Wednesday, Jan. 17th:  LAST day of Choir.

IMPORTANT-TAG-900x520Wednesday, January 24th:  2nd Semester Begins.  Semester Class fees are due!  Don’t forget to give payments to your teachers for 2nd Semester (Jan. 24th- May 30th).  **Classes whose enrollment have fallen below 5 may be canceled.**

Wednesday, Jan. 31st:  Public Speaking Class (K-12) begins.  The cost is $100 (or $150 for students using charter school funds.) Email if you would like to join.

Wednesday, January 31st:  CRAZY FUN Day- Crazy College Day! (Go Trojans! Geaux Tigers!)  Come to class sporting your favorite collegiate (or NFL/NBA/MLB) shirt, sweatshirt and/or socks!  **Special Hot Dog and Nacho & Cheese Lunch on Patio!  ($1 each)


New Year! New Classes!


Ukulele Crash Course with Shannon Curran: 10:30-11:30 (All Ages)    Jan. 10th- Feb. 21st.  $125 for 6 weeks. All music will be supplied.  You will need to bring your own ukulele.  Contact Shannon @ to enroll.

gamesGAMEOLOGY MOVES TO 10:30-11:30!  (3RD-8TH).  Same fun, different time!  Contact Gracie Golden to join this FUN class!


Public-SpeakingSTARTING JAN. 31ST:  PUBLIC SPEAKING CLASS 1:00-2:00 (K-12th) Instructor Rebekah Mackie.  In this class, your kids will learn the basics about how to speak in front of others and have the opportunity to practice these skills. The topics of their speeches can be things they are already learning at home, or new topics that you want them to explore. The class will be offered for one semester, February through May. The cost is $100 (or $150 for students using charter school funds.) Registrations accepted now to hold spots due to limited classroom size. Email


1af762a8ca706eb484821a7d2bb241e5--chinese-writing-chinese-artIntroductory Chinese (Mandarin) Class 1:30-2:30:  Instructor Lucy Thompson.  In this Introductory Chinese (Mandarin) class, students will develop basic communication skills.  Speaking, listening, reading and writing skills will be covered along with basic vocabulary and grammatical structures.   Pinyin, a widely used Chinese phonetic system, will be used to aid with learning the spoken language.  Students will also learn the four tones of the Chinese language.  Fun songs, games, activities, and crafts will be utilized to enrich the overall learning experience.  Students will be acquainted with Chinese culture, traditions, and holidays. Textbook and Workbook: Easy Steps to Chinese Vol. I (subject to change). Grades 6th-12th. $225.00 per Semester. $25 non-refundable deposit per semester to hold position in class (deposit goes toward semester fee). To register, please contact Lucy Thompson at

61263ECONOMICS  (SPRING) Instructor: Lisa Wong  Why does Apple get to charge so much?  And why do many summer jobs pay so little?  Why do things cost more than double compared to when my parents were the age I am now?  These are the kind of questions I had in high school, which were answered in economics class.  We’ll discuss supply and demand, inflation and other topics including the free market economy, the government’s role in economics, production, saving and spending and global economics.    Required text:  Economics Work and Prosperity in Christian perspective, Third Edition (Abeka) (Ships free from  Grades 11-12.  Recommended prerequisite: US Government.   $250 for this one semester course.  $50 non-refundable deposit due January 10, 2017, to reserve a place in this class. If minimum enrollment of 5 students  is not met by January 10, all deposits paid will be promptly refunded.   To register, please contact Lisa Wong:

dancing-feet**DANCE IS BACK STARTING FEB. 28TH!**

Mrs. Anita will do a special 5 week session of lyrical, jazz, swing and even potato dance from Feb. 28th-March 28th.  $75 cash or 125 charter school (** Home School Coaches, Sky Mountain and Inspire).  Contact Mrs. Anita to join (

*** As with all FUNdamental Wednesday classes, you must be registered with FUNdamentals in order to take any of these classes.  If you are new to FUNdamentals, please contact the director, Carrie De Francisco ( to register.


Happy New Year!

colorful-Happy-New-Year-2018-imagesClasses resume Wednesday, Jan. 3rd!  

The following classes begin classes next week, January 10th:  ASL, FIAR, History, Gameology, & Mom’s Bible Study.

Don’t forget to sign up for our next 6 week special session:  Ukulele Crash Course!  Contact Shannon @ shannonemilyann@gmail.comUkelele (1)



61KZ6dqMs0L._SL1001_1.  Enjoy your time with family and friends.  Celebrate the reason for the season.

2.  Sign up for January/February special 6 Week Session:  Ukelele Crash Course!  Contact Shannon @ to enroll.  Classes start when we return Jan. 3rd.

3.  Spread Christmas cheer with FUN Choir and C3 friends at a local Retirement Center on Monday, Dec. 18th.  To join or for more info, contact Mrs. Mackie ( or Mrs. Desiree Lang (

Christmas Break

Buddy-excited-cardboard-cutout-2As of today, Dec. 6th, many classes are on Christmas break.   Classes resume Jan. 3rd.


Robotics class  ** Meet in IEW classroom downstairs

American Government  **Meet on Patio

Chemistry & Biology

Physical Science


Geometry, Algebra 1 and Middle Math

Middle School & Mad Science Classes (makeup class) ** Meet in IEW classroom downstairs



IMG_2970.JPGThis Wednesday from 12:00-12:30, several classes will share their holiday spirit!  Come see the FUN!

Advanced B IEW class will share Christmas traditions around the world (food too!)

Choir will sing a few Christmas Carols.

Spanish class will recite the Night Before Christmas.

Dance class and FIAR class will share some holiday spirit.

Knitting class will have a few items to sell.  They will make great Christmas

*** We will be selling slices of Pepperoni and Cheese Pizza ($1 each) and Ceasar Salad ($3) starting at 11:30.  Two slices and salad will be $5.  It is first come, first serve.  We will sell pizza and salad until we run out.  All proceeds go to help pay rent.**


NOV. 29TH FUN! Mark Your Calendars!

1.  NO CLASS NOV. 22ND.  Classes resume Wednesday, Nov. 29th.

2.  Picture Day @ FUNdamentals!  Moms Too Photography will be at Hills Church on Nov. 29th from 8:00-1:00.  If you need a student picture for yearbooks or ID cards or if you would like to take an informal family portrait for upcoming Christmas cards, reserve a time slot with Marie Mendoza (909 374-1773). Photo Order Form and Information 2017

IMG_2907thP3MAM9443.  CRAZY FUN DAY Nov 29th:   It is also the last Wednesday of the month so that means it is another CRAZY FUN Day!  Come to class next week in your PJ’s or wearing your  your funniest, cutest or best holiday socks.  Mismatched socks are super FUN too!


4.  $1 Hot Chocolate (with toppings) and Chocolate Brownies will be sold from 9:00-1:00 on Nov. 29th!  All proceeds go to facility rental fund.  See Jane Boyajidian for more info.  hot chocolate


Thanksgiving Break

god-bless-you-give-thanks-tThank you for your generous donations.  Hills Church and Pastor Walter were blessed by your gifts and gratitude!

There are NO CLASSES THIS WEEK, WEDNESDAY NOV. 22!  Enjoy your week off celebrating with your families.  We each have so much to be thankful for!

All classes will resume, Wednesday, Nov. 29th.


thanksgiving21Happy November!  Thanksgiving is just around the corner which means our annual “Thanks for Giving” is almost here.  We want to thank our host church for their hospitality and generosity!  We are asking each family to do two things:

  1. Please make a homemade Thank You card for Hills Church.  The pastor’s name is Walter and our Wednesday helper is Ernie.
  2. Donate an item or gift card to place in our “Thanks for Giving” basket.  This basket will be given to a family-in-need at Hills Church.

Please bring your thank you card and donated item to class on Nov. 15th!  Give it to your teacher.  All of the items will be compiled into a basket and will be given to the pastor on Nov. 15th.


To complement our new “break every 6-weeks” calendar, we will offer super FUN special sessions every 6 weeks!  Our special sessions are from 2:00-3:30 on Wednesdays.  Like our monthly and year- long classes, you must be a registered FUNdamental family in order to enroll in any of our special 6-week sessions.  Contact Carrie De Francisco to register with FUNdamentals (

Here is our line up for the year:

Robotics Level 1 with Barnabas Robotics & Edward Li (8 weeks):  September 6th- Nov 1st (no class Oct. 18th)


Robotics Level 2 with Barnabas Robotics (8 weeks):  Nov. 8th- January 17th (8 week session).  Limited space available.  Register online for course D3 at

Ukulele Crash Course with Shannon Curran:  Jan. 3rd- Feb. 7.  $150 for 6 weeks. All music will be supplied.  You will need to bring your own ukulele.  Contact Shannon @ to enroll.

March Madness:  TBA

Robotics Reprise Level 1 with Barnabas Robotics & Edward Li (8 Weeks):  April 11th- May 30th.  $250 for 8 weeks (robot included). Contact Edward Li to register: