The New World
Meet the Teacher
Mrs. Natalie Kohrman is excited to serve as the eighth-grade teacher at OLS. She is also the school's Facilitator of Admissions, Development and Finance.
She and her husband, Steve, are parishioners at Our Lady of Good Hope and have seven children: Sarah, 16; Jason, 15; Elisabeth, 13; Cecilia, 11; Teresa, 9; Isaac, 7; and Leo, 5.
Mrs. Kohrman graduated from Miami University with a B.A. in psychology and a B.A. in German. She earned her Master of Social Work at the University of Michigan. For the last ten years, she has worked for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend in various roles.
Save the Date: Confirmation
Confirmation will be held on Saturday, May 11, at 10 am at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
P.E.: Monday and Wednesday
Math Lab: Friday
Welcome to Eighth Grade at
Our Lady School
Overview of the First Semester
Physical Science (chemistry) and Earth and Space Science (climate, water cycle, natural resources, and the environment) from various sources
Virtues and Theology:
Confirmation Preparation using Alive in Christ (OSV) and Disciple of Christ, Education in Virtue (O.P. Sr. John Dominic)
Second Form Latin (Memoria Press)
History, Geography, and Civics:
Spanish Exploration of the New World, French settlements, English colonies, French and Indian War, American Revolution, Creation of the U.S. Constitution, Washington Administration, Rise of Political Parties, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and Election of 1800 using From Sea to Shining Sea (Catholic Textbook Project) and other sources
Saint Juan Diego and Our Lady of Guadalupe (Josephine Nobisso), Kateri Tekakwitha: Mohawk Maiden (Evelyn M. Brown), Johnny Tremain (Esther Forbes), and American Short Stories and Poems (Memoria Press)
Little Women (Louisa May Alcott) and Mere Christianity (C.S. Lewis)
Grammar, Vocabulary, and Composition:
Well-Ordered Language, Level 3A (Classical Academic Press), Wordly Wise 3000, Book 8, Writing & Rhetoric: Encomium & Vituperation (Classical Academic Press)
Ready Math, Books 7 and 8 and Algebra I (Saxon)