High School Page

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Welcome to our High School Page!  We are thrilled to walk alongside our 9th-12th graders on their homeschool journey!  Come back as we add pictures and updates on our learning together.  Here is an overview of our schedule, content, and requirements for the year.

General Information:

What:  Dual Track Courses, Choose 1 in each category (Complete descriptions in the WS Upper Level Course Catalog )

Literature & Composition

  • English 9, 10, 11, 12 (1 credit)
  • British Literature & Composition  (1 Credit)


  • World History II  (1 Credit)
  • World Geography (1 Credit)


  • Chemistry (1 Credit) **Offered on Thursdays only, not Mon.  See our HS Science page.


  • Personal Finance (1 credit)
  • Art (.5 credit)

(A Study Hall is available for students if they have already completed one of the subjects above.  Contact a director for more information.)

When:  Mondays 12:35-4:15

Where:  Warrenton Church of Christ

Who:  Students age 14 by 9/30/22 and older; Drop-off is available, and/or students of driving age may drive themselves

Cost:  $250 tuition, $175 supply fee, and $5 copy fee

Other Policies:  WS High School Handbook

Required Texts:

For World History II:
Light to the Nations Part 2 by Catholic Textbook Project
Light to the Nations: Part Two Textbook - Kolbe Academy ...

For World Geography:  Glencoe World Geography 2005 Edition, Classroom Atlas 13th Ed. by Rand McNally
World Geography       Atlas

For English 9, 10, 11:  Texts: Easy Grammar Ultimate Series: Grade 10 Student Workbook, Writing Workshop Level E,  and literary novels listed below.  Canterbury Tales, The Merchant of Venice, A Christmas Carol,  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Where the Red Fern Grows, and Animal Farm.
easy grammar Writing Workshop Student Edition Grade 10 (Level E ...  canterbury 2  Merchant of Venice Christmas Carol
Earnest  Where the Red Fern Grows  Animal Farm
For British Literature and Composition*Works include: Murder in the Cathedral, Macbeth, Robinson Crusoe, Pride and Prejudice, A Tale of Two Cities, and The Screwtape Letters.
Murder in the Cathedral       Macbeth          Robinson Crusoe
pride and prejudice Tale of Two Citiesscrewtape

For our Elective Period: Students can choose Personal Finance or Art.  More information about these classes is listed in our WS Upper Level Course Catalog.  All Elective books/materials will be provided for the student by Warrenton Schoolhouse.
For Personal Finance:  Text–Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance: High School Edition
Personal Finance
For High School Art:  Various Artist Inspired Projects from Meet the Masters. (See the Course Catalogue for more info.)

Our Class Picture 2018-2019                                               2019-2020

High School Class Picture 2018-2019 High School Picture
Class Picture 2021-2022
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Meet our Current High School Teachers 2022-2023

Mrs. Denise Woltering, World History II and British Literature—  Mrs. Woltering is a graduate of Christendom College and majored in History and French.  She then went to St. Louis University where she received her Master’s in Modern European History.  Mrs. Woltering taught at Holy Family Academy for ten years, five of which she was Academic Dean.  She has taught high school history, French, and directed several plays.  She was on the Board of Directors at Lyceum Catholic Community in Cincinnati, Ohio for three years and taught Ancient History.  Mrs. Woltering is very excited to teach World History II and British Literature to our students.

Mrs. Katie Lynch 2022-2023  – HS English 9/10/11

Katie Lynch graduated from East Carolina University with a BA in Psychology and a minor in Child Development and Family Relations. She continued her education at the University of Baltimore, obtaining a MS degree in Applied Counseling Psychology. Mrs. Lynch worked in the counseling department at an all girls’ high school for several years before relocating to Hawaii with her husband. There, she taught Psychology at the local community college as well as psychoeducational classes to US Army Soldiers returning from combat. Upon returning to VA, Mrs. Lynch began her life as a mother to 3 boys.  During the past 13 years, she has homeschooled her children and worked part time at a Catholic preschool and grammar school. She taught Middle School IEW (writing program) for the past 3 years.  She is looking forward to teaching  High School English 9/10/11 this fall. 

Mr. Tim Mooney–World Geography Mr. Mooney grew up in Delaware, received his BS in Asian Studies from the U.S. Air Force Academy and his MA in Anglo-American Colonial History, and traveled extensively while serving first as an officer in the Air Force, where he soloed a jet, and then as a Cryptologic Officer in the Navy.  He has completed Montessori training to work with children from age 3 -12, has taught Euclidean Geometry for Culpeper H.S., and U.S. and World History for the College of Southern Maryland.  His favorite subjects are History, French, and Algebra/Geometry.  Mr. Mooney likes historical costume, and is fine-tuning his outfits as a Roman centurion, a Knight-Hospitaller during the Crusades, and as a Continental Army officer during the American Revolutionary period.  He has ridden as a cavalry officer in a Texas reenactment unit, though he is not riding now; and he is currently working on a book about his father’s miraculous deliverances from death as a fighter pilot in France and Southern Germany during the closing months of World War II.  He and his wife now run a small, year-round Montessori microschool in Bealeton, and belong to St. John’s Parish in Warrenton.

Mrs. Sandy Kelly–Chemistry Mrs. Kelly has a Master of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Colorado and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Geneva College. She has taught chemistry at the college level and has taught chemistry to home school high school students for over fifteen years, both in co-ops and in private homes. She also does private tutoring in chemistry for students in all types of schools. She and her husband homeschooled their now 33-year-old son, who has two degrees from George Mason University and is working for a large information technology services company. Mrs. Kelly and her husband are members of the Reformed Presbyterian Church in Manassas.

Mrs. Melinda Melia, World Literature— Mrs. Melia graduated in January of 1981 with a BS in Criminology from the University of Albuquerque (at the time it was a Catholic liberal arts college), and her teaching certification in 2001.   She worked seven years for Mesa Public Schools , two years as a 5th grade teacher and five years as the coordinator and teacher for the Title One math program at Sandra Day O’Connor Elementary School in Mesa, AZ. In 2008, Mrs. Melia became a middle school teacher at St.
Timothy Catholic School in Mesa, AZ, teaching science (first year), religion and writing for 6th, 7th and 8th grade until she retired in 2014. Mrs. Melia was the teacher sponsor for the National Junior Honor Society for two years. She returned as a long and short term substitute teacher for the Diocese of Phoenix until 2019. Mrs. Melia is looking forward to teaching world literature and writing to the high school class this school year!

High School Yearly Rotation for Future Planning:  (Each year has two dual tracks, choose 1 class per category.)

Literature History Elective Science
  • HS Eng. 9, 10, & 11, 12
  • World Lit. & Comp.
  • World History I
  • US Government
    & Economics
  • Career Exploration
  • Logic/Apologetics
  • HS Art
  • HS Eng. 9, 10, & 11, 12
  • British Lit. & Comp.
  • World  History II
  • World Geography
  • Study Skills & Public Speaking
  • Personal Finance
  • HS Eng. 9, 10, & 11, 12
  • American Lit. & Comp.
  • American History
  • Study Skills & Public Speaking
  • Art
  • HS Eng. 9, 10, & 11, 12
  • World Lit. & Comp.
  • World History I
  • US Government
    & Economics
  • Career Exploration
  • Logic/Apologetics

Repeat cycle, choosing alternative course not taken in dual track

****Because of the dual track system, this is a 4 year program for high schoolers.  If more explanation is necessary, please contact a director, and we’d be happy to walk through the process for 9th-12th grade.

We look forward to providing outstanding Catholic classes and fellowship for our high schoolers!  Thank you for sharing your students with us.

In Christ through Mary,

The WS High School Team

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