Our Electives are Art, Music, Drama, Dance, Cooking, Service Learning: Community Service, Gardening and Virtue Building activities.
Mrs. Houk – Art & Drama
Her BA in International Ministries with a major in Cross-Cultural Studies and a double minor in both Education & Theology is coupled over 20 years experiencing teaching K-12th.
Mrs. Houk is the Founder & Director of New Joy Arts. She has been creating & teaching art in a variety ways throughout the US for 20 years. Her experience in both the performing & visual arts gives her a broad base to teach from as well as the resources to encourage artists of various disciplines. Angela has worked with community centers, schools, churches & arts organizations to encourage environments of creativity & growth.
As a wife & mother of 4 children (who attend Almondale part time) she is constantly finding inspiration & opportunities for creativity in the daily rhythms & challenges of family life. Beauty, grace & transformation are perpetual themes that shape her life & work.
Mr. Hammond– Music, Drama, Service Learning, & Gardening
Mr. Long– Latin, Dance &Cooking
Mrs. Bardin – Service Learning & Financial