Indianapolis, IN Chapter – Catholic Schoolhouse

Typical Day

Welcome!

Have you been looking for a fully Catholic program for an alternative to Classical Conversations?

Catholic Schoolhouse is a program for your whole family.

Limited enrollment for 2019-2020, Tour 3. Contact: indianapolisin@catholicschoolhouse.com or 317-437-0374 for information.

We have children all ages attending our program each year. Here is a sample schedule of what your child will experience after joining our program.

2019 – 2020 is Tour III of a three year cycle for Catholic Schoolhouse. Tour III has an overall focus of Modern World History beginning with 1500. This theme is followed through Pre- Grammar, Grammar, Dialectic and Rhetoric levels.

Typical Schedule for Grammar (Elementary) Students

 9:45-10:00 Prayer & Pledge of Allegiance, Chorus
10:00-10:30 Academics in Individual Classes
10:30-11:00 Art
11:00-12:00 Hands – On Science
12:00-12:30 Academics, Student Presentations
12:30-1:00 Finish Academics in Individual Classes

Subjects for each year and stage coordinate with the Tour Guide to unite the family in studies. Subjects for memory work (Academics) include, Latin, Math, Geography, History, Timeline, Science, Language Arts, Religion, Fine arts.

We meet once a week for three and a half hours. Our 24 week school year is divided into four 6 week quarters.

Upper level  2019 – 2020 (Dialectic and Rhetoric Students) Grades 7-12

Dialectic (13-15)

9:45– Latin

10:00 –10:30– Humanities (the humanities are interwoven creating a cohesive whole in learning. They include, composition, literature, grammar, geography, history and religion)

10:30 – 11:30 –Humanities

11:30– 12:00 – Socratic discussions

12:00-1:00–Fine Arts weekly rotation with Science Labs

Our journey of discovery of the true, good, and beautiful continues at the rhetoric level.  Subjects are integrated and presented cohesively. At this level, students will read original documents and develop their own ideas, guided in the expression of these ideas.

Our focus at Catholic Schoolhouse will be those tasks which are best accomplished in a group and which the group environment can bring an added level of inspiration and value.

Rhetoric (14-18)

9:45-Latin

10:00 –12:00–Humanities which includes the study of excellent literature, writing assignments, Socratic discussions, memorization and recitation of famous speeches, as well as geography and current events. Our history focus through literature will begin at Middle Ages and continue through modern day.

12:00-1:00  Fine Arts weekly rotation with Economics