Curriculum

Social Activities

Enlightium Academy is proud to offer students the unique opportunity to participate in a variety of educational and competitive events.

Students in grades PreK-12 have the option to participate in an Enlightium Academy social event; the events available are broken down by grade level below. 

Some student activities, such as the Spelling Bee and Math Olympics, have multiple rounds. In these cases, participation in early rounds would be required and have no costs, while participation in later rounds would be optional and the family may incur costs such as travel and lodging.

Registration for all events is closed for the 2020-2021 school year. Students will still receive an invitation for and may attend Bible Studies.

Bible Studies

Overview

Enlightium Academy provides Bible studies every other week to its students in grades 3-12. These studies will provide students the opportunity to grow in their spiritual and social development.

Students will receive a link to join each Bible Study via Ignitia from the Bible Study Coordinator. 

2020-2021 Dates

Enlightium holds these studies at 8:30 am Pacific Time / 11:30 am Eastern Time throughout the year, even during the summer; the studies are approximately 30 minutes long.

  • Grades 9–12: Two Mondays each month
  • Grades 6–8: Two Wednesday each month
  • Grades 3–5: Two Fridays each month
  • Grades PreK–2: Two Tuesdays each month at 9:00 am Pacific Time

Registration for this event is closed for the 2020-2021 school year.

2021-2022 Dates

Enlightium holds these studies at 8:30 am Pacific Time / 11:30 am Eastern Time throughout the year unless noted otherwise, even during the summer; the studies are approximately 30 minutes long.

  • Grades 9–12: Twice each month; day of the week TBD
  • Grades 6–8: Two Wednesday each month; day of the week TBD
  • Grades 3–5: Two Fridays each month; day of the week TBD
  • Grades PreK–2: Two Tuesdays each month; day of the week TBD

Book Clubs

Overview

Enlightium offers book clubs for Enlightium students. Students read the books on their own and discuss it with an Enlightium teacher and other students.

After registration, the Book Club Leaders will reach out to families via email. 

2020-2021 Dates

Each book club lasts for 1 semester and students meet once a month.

  • Semester 1: September - December 2020 
  • Semester 2: January - April/May 2021 

Registration for this event is closed for the 2020-2021 school year.

2021-2022 Dates

Each book club lasts for one semester and students meet once a month.

  • September 2021: Student Social Week - students can sign up for one or more books clubs
  • Semester 1: September - December 2021
  • Semester 2: January - April/May 2022

Math Olympics

Overview

Enlightium Academy is partnering with the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) to provide students in grades 3–8 who have been recognized as top performers in mathematical computation and reasoning the opportunity to compete with their peers from around the nation. 

After registration, Enlightium's Math Olympics Supervisor will reach out to families via email.

2020-2021 Dates

  • September 14-18, 2020: Student Social Week (students register for Math Olympics)
  • October 21, 2020: Live Practice Session for Try-Out Test
  • October 23-25, 2020: Round 1 Try-Out Test
  • January 18-27, 2021: Live Practice for Round 2 Test
  • January 28-29, 2021: Round 2
  • Late February/Early March, 2021: Round 3

Late registration is not available for Math Olympics.

2021-2022 Dates

  • September 2021: Student Social Week - students can sign up for Math Olympics
  • Math Olympics dates TBD

Pen Pal Program

Overview

A student gets paired up with another Enlightium student of the same gender and grade cluster. Write letters, learn about each other's culture, and make a friend that will last a lifetime!

After registration, Enlightium's Pen Pal Program Supervisor will reach out to families via email.

2020-2021 Dates

  • September 14-18, 2020: Student Social Week (students register for Math Olympics)
  • September 21-25, 2020: The Pen Pal Program Coordinator will reach out to families via email.

Late registration is not available for the Pen Pal Program.

2021-2022 Dates

  • September 2021: Student Social Week
  • October 2021: Pen Pals assigned

Social Ambassadors

Overview

Social Ambassadors may have access to new and/or premium Enlightium features. Students post about their experiences at Enlightium using social media.

After registration, Enlightium's Social Ambassador Coordinator will reach out to students via email.

2020-2021 Dates

  • Students meet quarterly with Enlightium administration to provide feedback on these features.

Late registration is not available for Social Ambassadors.

2021-2022 Dates

  • September 2021: Student Social Week
  • Quarter 2: Group meeting
  • Quarter 3: Group meeting
  • Quarter 4: Group meeting

Spelling Bee

Overview

Enlightium Academy provides students with the opportunity to compete in a spelling bee with other Enlightium students.

After registration, Enlightium's Spelling Bee Coordinator will reach out to families via email. 

2020-2021 Dates

  • November 17-19, 2020: Round 1 (remote session)
  • February 23-25, 2021: Round 2 (remote session)
  • May 4-6, 2021: Round 3 (remote session)

Registration for this event is closed for the 2020-2021 school year.

2021-2022 Dates

  • September 2021: Student Social Week
  • Quarter 2: Spelling Bee
  • Quarter 3: Spelling Bee
  • Quarter 4: Spelling Bee

Student Council

Overview

Enlightium Academy's Student Council provides students with the opportunity to build and strengthen communication and leadership skills in a safe and supportive environment.

Running for Student Council fulfills the social activity, even if the student is not elected in the Council.

2020-2021 Dates

October 2, 2020: The Student Council Coordinator will email registrants with their next steps
October 18, 2020, at 11:59 pm PT: Deadline for submission of campaign video and poster
October 21-23, 2020: Enlightium student body general election
October 27, 2020: Enlightium administration announces results of the election

Late registration is not available for the Student Council.

2021-2022 Dates

  • September 2021: Student Social Week
  • October/November 2021: Student Council Election

Young Illustrators

Overview

Young Illustrators is an event that provides an opportunity for students in grades 1-5 to participate in the writing, illustrating, production, and presentation of original books.

After registration, Enlightium's Young Illustrators Coordinator will reach out to families via email. 

2020-2021 Dates

  • November 15, 2020: Due date for Round 1 book submissions
  • February 15, 2021: Due date for Round 2 book submissions

Registration for this event is closed for the 2020-2021 school year.

2021-2022 Dates

  • September 2021: Student Social Week
  • Quarter 2: Young Illustrators
  • Quarter 3/4: Young Illustrators

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