Curriculum

Our Curriculum

Bible & Chapel

Our Bible program is a powerful tool for making disciples and cultivating spiritual growth. Students start each day with their Bible class. The Word of God is living and active, and it is the most excellent tool for teaching the truth to young people. All students at HBCA participate in a weekly chapel service that includes biblical teaching and worship.

The instructional materials used in the Bible class include the Bible, Abeka, and supplemental materials.

Mathematics

Our mathematics curriculum prepares all students to:

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Defend their faith

math provides a process for determining the reasonableness of a solution, discerning truth from non-truth, constructing viable arguments and critiquing reasoning.
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Think critically and persevere in problem solving

math requires that students acquire critical thinking skills to creatively and logically solve problems, as well as reason abstractly and quantitatively.
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Acquire a love for and understanding of rightness, structure and exactitude

these are aspects of our Creator and are reflected in the beauty and precision of His Creation.
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Gain understanding of order and priority

math reinforces the understanding that problem solving is dependent upon a foundational understanding of order and priority.
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Understand that mathematics is created by God, thus deriving purpose, meaning and value from God

the study of mathematics also offers a greater understanding of God’s creation and the knowledge of how to be better stewards of it.
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Understand that mathematics is created by God, thus deriving purpose, meaning and value from God

the study of mathematics also offers a greater understanding of God’s creation and the knowledge of how to be better stewards of it.

The instructional materials used in math include Abeka and Big Ideas Learning curricula, the Bible, and supplemental materials. HBCA educators biblically integrate mathematics instruction, teaching students to apply a biblical worldview to all situations.

English Language Arts

Our ELA curriculum prepares all students to:

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Gain knowledge, understanding, and wisdom through reading.
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Communicate effectively in written and oral form.
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Articulate and defend truth and combat falsehood.
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Discern the intrinsic value and biblical truth of oral and written communication.

The instructional materials used in ELA include Abeka and Memoria Press curricula, the Bible and various novels. HBCA educators biblically integrate ELA instruction, teaching students to apply a biblical worldview to all situations.

Science

Our science curriculum prepares students to:

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Develop problem-solving, decision-making and inquiry skills, reflected by formulating usable questions and hypotheses, planning experiments, conducting systematic observations, interpreting and analyzing data and drawing conclusions and communicating results.
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Use scientific practices to observe and evaluate Creation through form and function, to stand in awe of God and to relate to fellow man.
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Discern and communicate worldviews compared to Biblical truth and engage in apologetic discussion based on Biblical scientific evidence.
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Analyze and interpret the order and design present in Creation in their lives and attribute it to God.
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Recognize the limits of science and the role of science in a Biblical worldview.
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Develop and utilize scientific tools, including mathematics, models and technology, for the Glory of God.
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Recognize that their body is a temple of the Holy Spirit and identify ways to honor God with their body.

The instructional materials used in science include Abeka and BJU Press curricula, the Bible, and digital resources. HBCA educators biblically integrate science instruction, teaching students to apply a biblical worldview to all situations.

Social Studies

Our social studies curriculum prepares students to:

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Read critically.
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See the “big picture”: Understand the interrelationships between events and ideas across time.
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Write coherently (also logically or by using reason).
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Evaluate sources.
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Identify point of view or bias.
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Determine cause and effect.
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Evaluate current events from a historical and biblical context.

The instructional materials used in social studies include Abeka BJU Press curricula, the Bible, and supplemental materials. HBCA educators biblically integrate social studies instruction, teaching students to apply a biblical worldview to all situations.

Programs and Clubs

HBCA students enrich their academic learning through the following programs:

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Monday-Thursday classes: Spanish language, Russian language, PE, Art and music theory/choir

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Afterschool programs: Falcon Care

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Fall and Spring Clubs (soccer, drama, art, boardgames, home economics, fitness, etc.)