Northwest NEWS

March 22, 1999

Valley Special

Home school 'voyagers' wanted

   Riverview School District Alternative Programs Department announces the beginning of the new VOYAGER Program. This exciting program is designed for home-school students from Kindergarten through 6th grade who are not presently involved in any program in the Riverview School District. The curriculum focuses on skill boosters in mathematics, reading, and writing.

   The first "voyage" will be a 3-4 week unit of study called GRAND PRIX, in which students students explore the world of automobiles, from mass production and new car design, to how fossil fuel affects our environment. They will also design a modern city, write traffic laws, and plan for future growth. Future units will include:

   The VOYAGER GRAND PRIX class will meet Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning March 1, 1999, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, in Portable B at Carnation Elementary. Call Cindy Sage, Program Assistant for Alternative Programs, 788-6610, ext. 282.