Bridge Academy

Psalm 32:8

Exploring Oceans & Space

Course Description: During the first semester students will explore the vastness of the universe as we learn about the field of astronomy, the sun, moon, planets, asteroids, meteors, the Kuiper Belt, Dwarf Planets, galaxies, and more. The second semester will dive into the underwater world of marine animals from the microscopic to the massive!


  • Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Astronomy Textbook, 2nd edition
  • Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Astronomy Notebooking Journal 2nd edition
  • Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Zoology 2: Swimming Creatures of the Fifth Day Textbook
  • Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Zoology 2: Swimming Creatures of the Fifth: Zoology 2 Notebooking Journal

Copy & supply/lab fee: $40.00 (check written to Stephanie York due at Orientation or at the first class)

Annual tuition: $370.00 ($37.00/month for 10 months, August- May or $42.00/month if prorated or on a 9 month payment plan)

revised 2/15/2021

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. 

Classes: English 5, 5th - 6th English, English 6, 5th - 7th Exploring Oceans and Space, 5th-6th Geography with Social Studies, 7th-8th Literature with Writing, 7th-8th Advanced English with Writing, General Science, Physical Science & Psychology

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