Bridge Academy

Psalm 32:8

7th - 9th Physical Education

Teacher:  Melissa Mathes (

Description: This course will be fun, engaging, and centered around physical fitness involving teamwork. Students of all abilities are welcome and encouraged. Students will explore traditional sports as well as other games and activities that help improve coordination and reflexes. The history behind each sport or activity will be touched on briefly. Some examples to look forward to are Volleyball, Pin Dodgeball, Capture the Flag, Double Dutch, and relay races. This will be a great way for students to hang out and get to know their peers.

Copy/Supply fee: $20.00 (check written to Melissa Mathes due at Orientation or by 9/1/2020)

Annual tuition: $360.00 ($36/month for 10 months, August- May or $40.00/ month if prorated or on a 9 month payment plan)

revised 2/27/2020

Melissa Mathes
LPN~ Pediatric Nurse, CPR certified

Melissa graduated from St. Mary's School of Practical Nursing in 1999. She has worked in the pediatric nursing population for more than 20 years specializing in children with disabilities as well as acute care. She works at Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU and has been a homeschooling mom of 3 since 2007. She has a 17,15 and 13 year old who have been homeschooled since the beginning. Melissa, alongside her husband Shawn, has a love for learning different types of self defense and holds a degree in both Taekwondo and Krav Maga. She has taught at two different co-ops in the Chesterfield area and has come to love teaching and has a heart for children of all ages.