Summer Success Program offers a unique blend of academic enrichment classes for students. Students will be engaging in hands-on learning activities that stimulate their interest and growth.
All Classes will be 6th – 12 Grade, except for Story Time.
REGISTER FOR NO MORE THAN 1 CLASS ON M/W AND 1 CLASS ON TU/TH.
Mindfulness: 1:00 – 3:00 M/W and Tu/Th Two section. 10 tickets each
This philosophy course explores the fundamental disciplines of Stoicism through group discussion and activities related to the topic of that day. It is a philosophy of personal welfare, virtue, ethics, informed by its system of logic and its views on the natural world. Students will engage in activities where they will critically think about the topic that leads into discussion. Stoic excerpts will then be used to build on what they know and enhance their understanding in relation to; the self, society and peers. The class is split into 3 equal parts, which are the 3 disciplines of Stocism, which will discuss Perception, Action, and WIll.
Pre-algebra 12:00 – 2:00 M/W
This course is designed for incoming sixth, seventh, and eighth graders who want to practice their pre algebra skills. Students will learn through a workbook and a fun online program that will help further develop core pre algebra skills. These skills include order of operations, fractions, decimals, exponents, square roots, negative numbers, and more! Students will have an opportunity to work collaboratively and independently of each other. The materials for this course include: the Essential Prealgebra Skills Practice Workbook, Prodigy game, paper, and pencil. Let’s sharpen our learning through this fun-filled course!”
Algebra 12:00 – 2:00 Tu/Th
This course is designed for incoming sixth, seventh, and eighth graders who want to practice their algebra skills. Students will learn through fun online programs that will help further develop core algebra skills. These skills include order of operations, fractions, decimals, exponents, square roots, negative numbers, and more! Students will have an opportunity to work collaboratively and independently of each other. The materials for this course include Access to internet is needed for this course to be able to log on to the online platforms, paper, and pencil. L
Argumentative Writing: 1:00 – 3:00 M/W. 1:00 – 3:00 Tu/Th – 10 tickets each
This course is designed for incoming seventh graders who want to practice their argumentative writing skills. Students will read a variety of short stories and do activities that help further develop writing skills, such as how to write an argument, introducing and supporting claims, and writing clearly. While students will mostly work collaboratively with their peers, they will also have opportunities to work independently. Students are required to have access to an online word processor (like Google Docs) and may also use paper and pencil for brainstorming. No other materials are required
Creative Writing: 12:00 – 2:00 M/W, 12:00 – 2:00 Tu/Th – 10 tickets each
In this course, students will read a combination of poems, letters, and short stories in order to understand the process behind creative writing. Along with these readings, students will have the opportunity to create their own individual works of fiction as well as with their peers. They will learn how to inform, persuade, and entertain through writing, and these tools will also help them to expand their imagination and express their thoughts clearly and creatively. At the end of the course, students will be able to effectively and creatively express facts, opinions, and ideas, apply logical and diverse transitions to establish consistency, and highlight the links between reality and fiction. Students are required to have access to a word processor (such as Microsoft Word and/or Google Docs) and Google Classroom.
Story Time: 12:00 – 2:00 M/W, 12:00 – 2:00 Tu/Th 2nd – 4th Grade – 10 tickets each.
Reading/story time stimulates a child’s imagination and broadens their understanding of the world. It develops many foundational skills as it introduces vocabulary and provides a model for fluent and expressive reading. In this course we will Practice Reading and listening skills. We will also practice our critical thinking by discussing stories read. Student wont need anything other than access to the zoom and a web browser to access the online reading platform.