High School Classes

These classes are appropriate for children from ninth to twelfth grade.

Please see our "Class Registration" page for specific class dates and registration fee information.

Have time between classes?  This Spring, we are excited to offer our new Game Room, a place where our registered students can take a break, play and socialize in a safe, supervised environment.  There is no fee for our Game Room.

Classes at a Glance

A Slash (/) indicates that there is more than one class offered during a particular class period.


Class Descriptions


Travel around the world with some international cooking lessons. We will make foods from different countries and hope to have some guest teachers to share recipes with us too! Homework will involve learning more about the countries, so there will be some geography involved. Please inform the teacher ASAP of any food allergies so I can plan around them.


Class Time: 11:00-11:50am on Mondays

Class Type: Elective, Pass/Fail

Teacher: Tami Conklin

Class Fee: $35 per child.

No textbook is needed.

Algebra 1

This is a continuation of last semester. Students will be starting on chapter 5. This is not a graded class, it is based on skill mastery. This class meets twice per week with at-home work assigned.

Class Time: 10:00-10:50am on Mondays & Thursdays

Class Type: Academic, Pass/Fail

Teacher: Tami Conklin

Class Fee:  Textbook purchase only (parent is responsible for textbook purchase) The student workbook is optional for extra practice.

Textbook Needed: Prentice Hall Algebra I.  ISBN-13:978-0133659467  ISBN-10: 0133659461


Early American History/Colonial America

Come with us on an adventure to colonize the "New World"! Each week will have a power point and class discussion about the "who, what, when, where and why?". We will learn about the struggle for a continent, not just between Europeans, but for the Indigenous people as well.  We will have many hands-on activities or crafts such as: candle making, butter, hard tack, DIY sextant and more! There will be a required book study to correlate with our history lessons.  Specific chapters will be assigned to be read by the student. In class book discussions and study guide will follow. This class will be graded on assignment completion and class participation.

We will be using Mark Twain Media workbooks and various other sources.


Class Time: 9:00am-9:50am on Thursdays

Class Type: Academic, Graded

Teacher: Heidi Myers

Class Fee: $20 per child, plus book (parent is responsible for book purchase)

Book required: Witch of Blackbird Pond

Workbook Recommended: Mark Twain Media workbook, "Exploration, Revolution, & Constitution". ISBN 9781580375825

Exploring Art History

The best way to study art is to create it! In this class, students will use multiple media such as acrylic, chalk pastels, pencils and markers to create art in the style of the artists we study. We will study types from Impressionism , Pop Art, Pointillism and more! This class is appropriate for students ages 10-18.

Class Time: 11:00-11:50am on Thursdays

Class Type: Elective, Pass/Fail

Teacher: Heidi Myers

Class Fee: $26 per student art set, plus additional class fee TBD. (Will be between $12-$24 based on number of registered students)


In this class we will have critical thinking challenges in a fun environment, promote an active lifestyle, develop teamwork and leadership skills, physical fitness challenges that may include soccer or rely races, build healthy bones, reduce stress and build self esteem. P.E is so important for our mental and physical well being. I can't wait to have fun with you this semester and grow together! This a multi-age class.


Class Time: 9:00-9:50am on Thursday

Class Type: Elective, Pass/Fail

Teacher: Kyrstal Hinchee

Class Fee: $5

Game Room ~ Free Period

This room will be designated for those students with a "free period", between other classes. This is for all school ages. The room will be monitored by a Parent/Volunteer at all times. Different types of board games, cards etc. will be available for play.

Class Time: Mondays & Thursdays 9-12pm

Class fee: Free


GVHH Meets at:

Grace Church

2731 Edgewood Street SW

Roanoke, VA 24015