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. HammondMusic, Drama, Service Learning, & Gardening









Mr. Long Latin, Dance &Cooking










Mrs. Bardin – Service Learning & Financial