Live Class Schedule

Whether or not your student is formally enrolled in the full St. Thomas Aquinas Academy homeschool program, he or she is welcome to join our live classes in writing, reasoning, religion, literature, history, economics, government, fine arts, and the natural sciences.  We offer a variety of options for high school students looking for live, online classes:
  1. Live Classes with Graded Discussions: Small group, seminar-style teleconference discussions directed by the advisor every other school week.  Classes are limited to eight students per class to encourage discussion and participation; the live meetings are guided by the advisor but are not lecture driven.
    Registration Fees$209 per semester, per student, per course; reduced to $159 for STAA students.

  2. Live Classes with Graded Discussions and Graded Assignments: With this option, in addition to the advisor-led class meetings mentioned above, students may submit their papers and other assignments to their advisor for review and grading.
    Registration Fees$325 per semester, per student, per course; reduced to $275 for STAA students.

  3. Writing and Reasoning Live Classes with Graded Discussions and Graded Assignments: These live classes we call the ✪Essential Schedule courses.  The ✪Essential Schedule courses meet every school week of the semester.  The courses in this category are Composition I, Composition II, Essay Writing B, Logic, Essay Writing A, Critical Reading, and Research Papers.
    Registration Fees: $475 per semester, per student, per course; reduced to $395 for STAA students.

Multicourse Discount: Enroll your student in two or more courses each semester for 10% off the Live Classes registration fees.  Use the code 2CLASSES to apply the discount when checking out.

 

FALL 2023 CLASS SCHEDULE

Registration for the Fall 2023 semester is open from 3/15/2023 through 8/1/2023.  The semester begins 8/1/2023 and ends 12/15/2023.

Live Classes meet every other week according to whether they are on the ♞Black Schedule track or the ♘White Schedule track.  ✪ Essential Schedule courses in writing and reasoning meet every Tuesday.

Fall 2023 Live Class Schedule
     

    SPRING 2024 CLASS SCHEDULE

    Registration for the Spring 2024 semester is open from 10/15/2023 through 12/15/2023.  The semester begins 1/2/2024 and ends 5/24/2024.

    Live Classes meet every other week according to whether they are on the ♞Black Schedule track or the ♘White Schedule track.  ✪ Essential Schedule courses in writing and reasoning meet every Tuesday.

    Spring 2024 Live Class Schedule

      

    CLASSES ARRANGED BY CYCLE

    Visit the individual class pages to view book lists and register your students for classes.

    U.S. STUDIES (Grade 9+)
    FALL 2023 - Semester 1 SPRING 2024 - Semester 2

    » FALL REGISTRATION «

    » SPRING REGISTRATION «

    Composition IB (with Punctuation and Grammar)
    Church History IIIB
    U.S. Hist & Geogr IB
    American Literature
    Physical Science IB

    Composition IIB (with Punctuation and Grammar)
    Catholic Apologetics
    U.S. Hist & Geogr IIB
    Art Prac & Apprec
    Physical Science IIB

    GREEK STUDIES (Grade 10+)
    FALL 2023 - Semester 1 SPRING 2024 - Semester 2
    » FALL REGISTRATION « » SPRING REGISTRATION «

    Essay Writing B (with Punctuation and Grammar)
    Old Testament IB
    Greek History IB
    Greek Literature IB

    Astronomy IB

    Logic with (Punctuation and Grammar)
    Old Testament IIB
    Greek History IIB
    Greek Literature IIB
    Greek Playwrights
    Astronomy IIB
    ROMAN STUDIES (Grade 11+)
    FALL 2023 - Semester 1 SPRING 2024 - Semester 2

    » FALL REGISTRATION «

    » SPRING REGISTRATION «

    Essay Writing A (with Punctuation and Grammar)
    Church History IA
    Roman History IA
    Roman Literature IA
    Biology IA or Biology IB

    Critical Reading (with Punctuation and Grammar)
    New Testament
    Roman History IIA
    Roman Lit. IIA or Shakespeare
    Biology IIA or Biology IIB
    Economics
    Art & Architecture IA

    EUROPEAN STUDIES, A TRACK (Grade 12)
    FALL 2023 - Semester 1 SPRING 2024 - Semester 2

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    Rhetoric IA
    Church History IIA
    European History IA
    Dante or English & American Lit.
    Chemistry IA
    Art & Architecture IIA

    Research Papers
    Moral Apologetics
    European History IIA
    Shakespeare
    Chemistry IIA
    Govt & Natural Law

    EUROPEAN STUDIES, B TRACK (Grade 8+)
    FALL 2023 - Semester 1 SPRING 2024 - Semester 2

    » FALL REGISTRATION «

    » SPRING REGISTRATION «

    Composition IB (with Punctuation and Grammar)
    Church History IIB
    European History IB
    American Literature
    Physical Science IB or Science Literacy IB

    Composition IIB (with Punctuation and Grammar)

    European History IIB
    Shakespeare
    Physical Science IIB or Science Literacy IIB

      

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    TIME ZONES

    Here is a simple chart with links to an online time zone converter to help you convert the Pacific Time Zone start times to your local time zone. Please use this simple chart as a starting reference.  It is important to use a time zone converter to compensate for your local area observing or not observing Daylight Savings Time throughout the year.

    CLASS TIME
    PACIFIC TIME
    (Reno, NV)

    Mountain Time Central Time Eastern Time Time Zone
    Converter
    7:15 to 8:30 a.m. 8:15 to 9:30 a.m. 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. » Opens New Window »
    9 to 10:15 a.m. 10 to 11:15 a.m. 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. noon to 1:15 p.m. » Opens New Window »
    10:45 a.m. to noon 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. 12:45 to 2 p.m. 1:45 to 3 p.m. » Opens New Window »
    12:45 to 2:00 p.m. 1:45 to 3:00 p.m. 2:45 to 4:00 p.m. 3:45 to 5:00 p.m. » Opens New Window »
    • STAA Study Guides

      Guides for high school students that include weekly reading plans, assignments, reflection topics, and gradebooks for the semester.

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    • Live Online Classes

      Classical, liberal arts courses for Catholic homeschoolers. Learn more and view the schedules for the Fall and Spring semesters.

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      Arrange a no-cost, no-obligation telephone meeting with a high school advisor to discuss placement.

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