Non-Traditional Education

Niles Vikings

Dynamic Learners * Diverse Opportunities * Driven to Succeed

COURSE OFFERINGS
FOR 2016/2017
 
You have chosen to homeschool due to the individuality of your student and family.  These courses are all voluntary and have come to be in existence due to the individuality of the families involved.  Understand that these course may or may not fit your families needs or desires.  Please investigate the courses you select to determine if they will be a good fit for your student.  Always feel free to contact the instructor or the Partnership staff for more clarity on any course.
 
Community Resource Courses are courses that a student may take at their own time and place.  These are courses in the community that foster student's talents and interests.  They are courses provide by experts in their fields.  There will be a virtual component added to each of these courses.  A Certified Teacher of Record is appointed to each course.
 
Seated Courses are courses that take place in the tradition school buildings.  Their times are determined by the staff at any particular building.  These course are taught by highly qualified teachers. 
 
Virtual Courses are those online.   Most Virtual courses will require a face-to-face component. 
 
All courses in the Partnership are available to any student in the Niles Community Schools District as well as non-public schools. 
 
These courses receive a Pass/Fail designation, unless otherwise requested. The criteria for passing will be posted in the course Syllabus.  These requirements will become visible upon logging in.  You will receive a Member log-in after registration.
NEW THIS SEMESTER
 
Virtual Courses:

In person Courses: 

AGRICULTURE/EQUINE 
ART 
COLLEGE/CAREER/TECHNICAL 
CRITICAL THINKING
FOREIGN LANGUAGES 
MUSIC 
  • Band - Michiana Homeschool Band (Niles, MI)
  • Cello - Emilie Grondin (Mishawaka, IN)
  • Children's Choir - Musical Arts
  • Citadel Music Center (Benton Harbor, MI)
  • Drumline - Kirby (Niles, MI)
  • Grace Homeschool Association (Lowell, MI) 
  • Guitar - Burda (Berrien Springs, MI)  
  • Guitar - Duncan (Buchanan, MI)
  • Guitar/Bass Guitar - Davis (Niles, MI)
  • Instruments - Elkhart School of Music (Elkhart, IN)
  • Instruments - Kurtzweil Music (Niles, MI)
  • Instruments - The Music Village (South Bend, IN)
  • Instrument - School of American Music (Three Oaks, MI)
  • InstrumentSmith (Piano, Guitar, Fiddle, Banjo, Ukulele)
  • Instrument - Tolen - cello, guitar, piano, viola and violin (Wyoming, MI) 
  • Instrument & Voice - The Music Academies (Niles, MI)
  • Old Time String Band/Play Party/Square Dance - Smith (Cassopolis)
  • Piano - Bollinger
  • Piano - Carlson - Carlson (Buchanan, MI)
  • Piano - Follett (Cassopolis, MI)
  • (Piano, Guitar, Woodwind & Voice) - Griveas's Studio (Granger, IN) 
  • Piano - Keller (Cassopolis Area)
  • Piano - Kent (Buchanan, MI)
  • Piano - Moore (Niles, MI)
  • Piano - Newman (South Bend, IN)  
  • Piano - Wisner (Sawyer, MI)
  • Piano - Wuthnow (Buchanan, MI)
  • Piano - Webb (Vandalia, MI)
  • Piano & Voice - Auvil
  • Piano &  Voice - Lyons (Niles, MI)
  • Theory - Bond (Niles, MI)  
  • Violin - Spriggle (Your home) 
  • WMHFA (West Michigan Homeschool Fine Arts)  
ORGANIZATIONS WITH MULTIPLE NON-CORE SUBJECT OFFERINGS
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
 
Basketball
Basketball - Fundamentals and Advanced - Oates, Dan (Niles, MI)
YMCA - Niles 
Cardio 
Youth Dance Fitness - Manuel (Niles, MI)
Dance
Becker Dance Arts (Three Rivers, MI)
Citadel (Benton Harbor, MI)
Conservatory of Dance (Granger, IN) 
Hearts In Step (Grand Rapids, MI)
Miss Kathy School of Dance (Niles, Dowagiac, Decatur)
Power in Motion (St. Joseph, MI) 
Southhold Dance (South Bend, IN) 
Youth Dance Fitness Training (Niles, MI)
Gym & Swim
Andrews Gym & Swim (Berrien Springs)
Gymnastics
Andrews Gymnastics (Berrien Springs)
Elite Sports Academy - Perez, Vivianne (South Bend, IN) 
General Gymnastics - The Club for Gymnastics (Elkhart, IN)
Kids Unlimited (Jenison, MI)
Kroc Center - Homeschool U
Michiana Gymnastics (Mishawaka, IN)
YMCA - Niles 
Ice Skating
Ice Skating - Compton Ice Arena (South Bend, IN)
Irish Youth Hockey League - (South Bend, IN)
Martial Arts
Anglemyer's Taekwondo  (Constantine, MI)
Blue Knight Taekwondo (Bridgman, MI) 
Double Dragon Karate (Birch Run, MI)
Life for Christ Karate (South Bend, IN)
 Eldridge's ATA (LaPorte, IN)
Hong's USA Taekwondo (Niles, MI)
RockFit Ninjas  (Rockford, MI)
Tae Kwon Do - Andresen (Elkhart, IN)
Multiple offerings
Grace Homeschool Association (Lowell, MI)
YamaFit (Edwardsburg, MI)
 
Skiing
Soccer
Hornets Soccer (Jamestown, MI) 
Junior Vikings Soccer Club - (Niles, MI)
YMCA - Niles
Swimming
Andrews Swimming (Berrien Springs)
Andrews Swim & Gym (Berrien Springs) 
Bronson Athletic Club - Swimming (Kalamazoo, MI) 
YMCA (Ionia, MI)
YMCA (Niles, MI)
Tennis
Instructional Tennis - Smith, Chance (Niles, MI)
Tennis - Lakeland Athletic Club (Niles, MI) 
Team Sports
Volleyball
THEATER 
VIRTUAL COURSES
COURSE NOT LISTED?
 
If you are new to the Partnership and do not see courses listed in your area or are interested in a course not listed. email the partnership to inquire.  If your course falls into one of the categories listed above, it is highly likely we are able to partner with the instructor of your choice. If you would like to submit a course suggestion, please use the following form.  The deadline for Spring suggestions is November 1st.  Any courses submitted after that date will be considered for the Fall.
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