Bridge Academy

Psalm 32:8

English with Writing (7th & 8th) 

Course Description: This class will focus on writing, grammar, and literature.  Using IEW's Structure and Style for Students, Year 1 Level B, students will effectively learn to incorporate a variety of style techniques into their writing. The grammar portion of the class will utilize Growing with Grammar Level 8.  Additionally students will engage in a variety of literature selections representing many genres, authors, and time periods contained in BJU's Exploring Themes in Literature.


Required Texts:
Growing with Grammar Level 8, (Student Workbook and Student Manual available at jackrispublishing.com)
IEW's Structure and Style for Students, Year 1 Level B (Student Packet and Binder ONLY available at https://iew.com/shop/products/structure-and-style-students-year-1-level-b-binder-student-packet)
BJU's Exploring Themes in Literature, 5th Edition (Student Text)


Copy Fee: $30.00 (check written to Stephanie York due at Orientation or the first class)


Tuition: $380.00 ($38.00/month for 10 months, August-May or $43/month if prorated or on a 9 month payment plan)

Stephanie York

B.S. in Psychology and Masters in Education 


Stephanie was born and raised in Chesterfield County, Va. She attended VCU and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Education. Upon graduating she began teaching elementary school in Chesterfield County. Several years later, she and her husband, Chris, were blessed with their first son and Stephanie left the teaching profession to stay at home. She later returned to work at her church as director of the preschool and daycare where she implemented a private Kindergarten program. As their family grew, Stephanie eventually felt led to homeschool her three boys and has been doing so for the past 11 years. Two of her boys have graduated; one is now working fulltime and the other attends Liberty University and is a member of the LU Archery Team. Her youngest is quickly approaching graduation and has plans to attend college as well. During her years of homeschooling, Stephanie has taught numerous homeschooling classes ranging from elementary age to high school at various co-ops. During the summer months you can find her poolside coaching for a local swim team or cheering on her youngest who has been involved in the sport year round for many years. She is also very active within her church and serves in leadership as the Children’s Church Director and assists with the Women’s Ministry . 

Courses Offered: Exploring Geography and Cultures (1-2), Discovering Geography & Cultures (3-4), English 5, Math 5, English 6, Exploring Biology (4th-6th), Geography with Social Studies (6th-7th), English with Writing (7th-8th), Analyzing Literature (8th-9th), General Science, Physical Science & Psychology

Contact: csjjjyork@verizon.net