Bridge Academy

Psalm 32:8

Science 6

Instructors: 
Melissa Futrell (Thursdays, 3rd period)
Krystal Sadler (Tuesdays, 4th period)

Description: This class will expand your student’s understanding of the world and lay a solid foundation for more challenging science classes in the years to come. BJU Science 6 emphasizes the importance of not only learning about science, but also developing a strong Christian worldview. Volcanoes, weather, classification systems, electricity, machines, and genetics are among the many topics to be explored this year. Homework will involve reading, completing review worksheets, taking tests, and occasionally preparing a project to share with the class. Each week we will solidify the material through discussion, activities, and labs. Come join us!
Text: BJU Science 6 Textbook, Activity Manual, and Tests (4th edition)


Copy/Supply fee: $35.00 (check written to Krystal Sadler or Melissa Futrell (coordinating instructor) due at Orientation or on the first class attended)


Tuition Fee: $370.00 per year ($37/month for 10 months, August- May or $42/month if prorated or on a 9 month payment plan)

Melissa Futrell

AD in Nursing -RN (Pediatrics, NICU)


Melissa Futrell was born and raised in South Carolina. She holds an associate degree in nursing from Gardner-Webb University, where she met her husband, Derek, who is the Senior Pastor at Parkway Baptist Church. They have lived in Virginia since 2002. Melissa and Derek have five children (17, 16, 14, 11, and 10 year old) whom they have homeschooled since 2009. Melissa and her family have been a part of Classical Conversations communities for many years, where she has previously tutored Foundations, and currently tutors Essentials. Melissa is not currently working as a Registered Nurse but enjoys homeschooling, baking cakes for her kids, and serving in ministry alongside her husband Derek, and is excited to be part of the Bridge Academy family.

Courses Offered: History through Literature 1, Exploratory (1st-2nd), Science 5, Science 6, and Anatomy and Physiology
Contact: derekmelissa1@gmail.com
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Krystal Sadler 
B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Concentration in Elementary Education 
Masters in Teaching

Krystal was born and raised in Southern California before moving to Richmond, Virginia. She attended Lee University for three years before transferring to VCU where she graduated with a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Concentration in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Teaching. She has the privilege of doing life with her husband, Josh, and their three beautiful girls: McKayla Grace, Shayne Elizabeth, and Caydence Hope. She is also very active within her church as a Worship Leader and the Women’s Ministry Director. After teaching in both Henrico County and Chesterfield County for six years, she felt the Lord calling her to homeschool her girls in 2016 and she has never looked back! Bridge Academy has been such a blessing to her family in their homeschooling journey, and she is honored to play a small role in serving other homeschool families in return.

Courses Offered: Science 1, Science 3, Science 4, History 6, Science 6, Early Childhood Education, World History I, World History II, Algebra II & Precalculus
Contact: kasadler84@gmail.com