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2024-2025 TERM

(Classes run from Sept. 8 to June 16)

Classes are taught online by Lester Gesteland (Mr. G), a former foreign correspondent, news editor and book editor, who has been tutoring for 15 years.

Each class Mr. G teaches includes:

  • Common Core-focused writing instruction

  • Writing & reading homework (including a composition to be written or corrected every week)

  • Feedback on writing from Mr. G

  • Vocabulary quizzes

  • Online presentations given by students

Please find the list of classes below.
(Note: Unless otherwise noted, class times are in U.S. Eastern Standard Time.)

SUNDAY

2:30-4:00 - 9th grade - FULL

4:00-5:30 - 6th grade - 2 spots left

5:30-7:00 - 5th grade - 1 spot left
7:00-8:30 - Makeup Session
7:00 PST* 9:00 CST*- 4th grade -

8:30-10:00 - 9th grade - FULL

MONDAY

4:00-5:30 - 4th grade - 

5:30-7:00 - 5th grade - FULL

7:00-8:30 - 6th grade - FULL
7:00 PST* 9:00 CST* - 8th grade -
8:30-10:00 - 7th grade - FULL

TUESDAY

4:00-5:30 - 8th grade - FULL

5:30-7:00 - 4th grade - 

7:00-8:30 - 5th grade - 2 spots left
7:00
 PST* 9:00 CST* - 7th grade -
8:30-10:00 - 6th gradeFULL

WEDNESDAY
4:00-5:30 - 7th grade - 
FULL

5:30-7:00 - 6th grade - FULL
7:00-8:30 - Makeup Session
7:00
 PST* 9:00 CST* - 5th grade -
8:30-10:00 - 8th grade - 
FULL

THURSDAY

4:00-5:30 - 7th grade - FULL

5:30-7:00 - 8th grade - FULL

*Pacific Standard Time & Central Standard Time

There are 14 classes in the Fall term and 19 classes in the Spring for all grade levels (33 classes in total).

Discounts

Discounts are available for those who: 

  • Pay for the full school year. (Full-year discount)

  • Pay full school-year tuition before Aug. 1st. (Early-pay discount)

  • Enroll more than one child. (Sibling discount)

Late Fee

There is a $10-a-day penalty for those who fail to pay tuition on time. The deadlines are:  

  • Sept. 1st for the Fall semester 

  • Jan. 1st for the Spring semester

Note

I teach group classes because students have more fun when they learn with their peers. They discuss books, compete in vocabulary contests, and critique each other's work. Students are more motivated to learn when they see their classmates working hard alongside them.

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