SOCRATIC DISCUSSIONS SCHEDULE FOR 2017-2018 – ALL CLASSES ARE WEEKLY, EACH MONDAY

CLASSES START MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017  (and continue through Dec. 18, 2017; they resume Jan. 22 through May 14 – a total of 30 classes (Jan. 15 is MLK holiday; Feb. 19 is President’s Day; March 24 – April 1, 2018 is in Spring break – no classes those days).
GRADE LEVEL PACIFIC MOUNTAIN CENTRAL EASTERN
3rd Grade Class (Monday) 8:00 AM 9:00 AM 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
4th Grade Class (Monday) 9:00 AM 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
5th Grade Class (Monday) 10:00 AM 11:00 AM 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
6th Grade Class (Monday) 11:00 AM 12:00 PM 1:00 PM 2:00 PM
7th Grade Class (Monday) 12:00 PM 1:00 PM 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
8th Grade Class (Monday) 2:00 PM 3:00 PM 4:00 PM 5:00 PM

PHILOSOPHY FOR CHILDREN SCHEDULE FOR 2017-2018 – ALL CLASSES ARE WEEKLY, EACH FRIDAY

CLASSES START FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 (and continue through Dec. 15, 2017; they resume Jan. 19 through May 4 – a total of 30 classes (Jan. 15 is MLK holiday; Feb. 19 is President’s Day; March 24 – April 1, 2018 is in Spring break – no classes those days).

 
Grade Course Time Required Book
8th Grade Socratic Logic 8:00 AM PST Socratic Logic by Peter Kreeft
7th Grade Ethics and Critical Thinking 9:30 AM PST Ethics: Drama of the Moral Life by Prof. Piotr Jaroszynski & Critical Thinking 1
5th-6th Grades Philosophy for Children 11:00 AM PST Harry Stottlemeier’s Discovery: Reasoning About Reasoning
4th Grade Philosophy for Children 12:30 PM PST Kio and Gus: Reasoning About Nature
3rd Grade Philosophy for Children 2:00 PM PST Elfie: Reasoning About Thinking
 

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Full Academic Schedule for 2017-2018

ACADEMY CALENDAR & HOLIDAYS DATES 2017-2018
1st Day of Great Books Classes September 5-8, 2017
1st Day of Philosophy for Children Classes September 1
Labor Day (no classes) September 4
1st Socratic Discussion Classes September 11
Thanksgiving Holiday November 23 & 24
Last Great Books Class Days, 1st Semester December 12, 13, 14, 15
Last Philosophy for Children Class, 1st Semester December 15
Last Socratic Class, 1st Semester December 18
Great Books Orals Exams, 1st Semester December 11-22
2018 Academic Calendar
1st Great Books Classes, 2nd Semester January 16-19
1st Class Philosophy for Children, 2nd Semester January 19
1st Day Socratic Classes, 2nd Semester January 22
President’s Day – No Socratic Classes February 19
Spring Break March 24-April 1
Last Great Books Class Days – 2nd Semester May 8-11
Last Class Philosophy Children 2nd Semester May 4
Last Socratic Classes, 2nd Semester May 14
Great Books Orals Exams, 2nd Semester May 14-25