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Enrichment Classes & Services

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Enrichment Classes

Academic & Arts


  • French Conversationalists Club - FREE event for all levels of French middle school age and up! From the Matthews, USA/Sainte-Maxime, France Sister Cities club, the French Conversationalists would like to invite you to join us at our new location for our French Conversation meetings, on the second Thursday of every month, at the Matthews Community Center! There is no need to sign up, and please feel free to bring someone who may not be on this email list. We welcome you all! We will meet from 7 - 8 p.m., and we encourage you to come even if your French has been relegated to a distant memory of your High School years! We will meet in Studio B, which is on the lower level. Once you enter into the Matthews Community Center, take a left at the front desk, and it will be the first room on the right. The front desk staff will help direct those wishing to join us to the room on Thursday evenings. We also encourage current Middle and High schoolers who are learning French to join us, along with their teachers. Looking forward to seeing you! 


  • Tri-County Concert Band - Jon E. Kirk Director of Bands E-mail: cell: 704-699-5088 home: 704-938-5256
  • The String Studio: Learn music in the comfort and convenience of your own home. The String Studio offers lessons for any age or level in guitar, bass, mandolin, ukulele and banjo. For pricing info and scheduling and teacher bio and references, please contact: Michael Lanier at 704-626-8943 or at
  • Rowan Singers Homeschool Chorus - for ages 7 to High School. Rowan Singers meets each Wednesday afternoon from 1:30 to 3:00 pm at Life Church of Salisbury in Rowan county. We are very pleased to have students from counties including Rowan, Davidson, Davie, and Cabarrus. Jimmy is the Director and provides this program at minimal cost with the help of volunteers. If you are interested in a fun and affordable vocal music program for your children, contact Jessica Johnson at


  • THSG Teen Artist Sketch Club Meeting - Cornelius.  Ages 14 & up. Do you like to draw? Come hang out with other teen artists on the 2nd Tuesday of each month Sept. through April! Come draw and chat about techniques and tips! We'll have guest artists some months and we monthly theme. You may join at anytime. Contact

Physical Education



  • Featured: Hip Hop & Social Line Dance Classes for Tweens, Teens & Adults
Ever wanted to learn how to dance?
Well today is your lucky day, because I am teaching a series of Hip Hop Dance classes from complete beginner levels, if you've never taken a dance class before, to more advanced levels, if you'd like more of a challenge! No matter what level you are, I plan on building your skill up to being able freestyle to ANY song!  *Optional performance opportunity available as well!

Looking for a fun PE class to add to your co-op?
Contact me to find out more at

  • Featured: Scottish Country Dance Classes:


Scottish Country Dance
Society, Inc.

Looking for a P.E. course?

Look no further! Scottish Country Dance is vigorous physical exercise, challenge for the mind, a great opportunity to get to know others & it's steeped in cultural education.

Scottish Country Dancing - South and North Locations!
Charlotte Scottish Country Dance Society classes with Jack Pressley
Yearly dates run from the first week of September through the first week of June.
You can join at any time. Your first two classes are free.
To register or more information:
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  • Woodcock Johnson Testing with Shawn Hill (a great option for the required annual testing for homeschoolers) is available throughout the year.  Shawn Hill has been administering this popular testing option with us since 2008. Please contact him directly for scheduling appointments and questions about Woodcock Johnson Testing. His contact email is or by phone at (704) 607-9092. 


  • Math & Computer Science Tutor ~ William (Buzz) BorriesI have a BS from the Naval Academy, and an MSEE from Naval Postgraduate School.   I taught 8 years of Computer Science; 3 years at the U.S. Air Force Academy, and 5 years at the U.S. Naval Academy.  I am interested in tutoring Math or Computer Science at the 3rd to 10th grade levels.  I am available Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.  I will charge $25/hour. If you need any additional information, please let me know. Buzz Borries: 704-577-7962


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