Summer School 2017

Salesian College Preparatory offers a wide variety of summer school courses for high school students. Salesian summer courses foster critical thinking, exploration of course content, and intellectual curiosity.


We support student academic success and a love for learning. Through a caring and supportive environment, students broaden their social view and prepare for the 2017 - 18 school year.

Students will use the same textbook(s) and/or iBooks during the school year. Students should bring their book(s) and/or iPads to the first day of summer school.

Courses (see descriptions below)

Classes run from June 26 - July 28, 2017. There are no classes on July 4th, however homework may be assigned for that day. Students may not miss more than two days of summer school or they will not receive credit for the course. Classes meet from 8:15am–10:30am or 10:45am–1:00pm with a supervised break from 10:30–10:45am for those students taking two classes.

Dress Code
Salesian students must wear a Salesian polo shirt each day of summer school. Normal school dress code applies with the exception that jeans may be worn in the summer. All other handbook policies apply to Summer School. Non-Salesian students must wear regular polo shirts of any color. Hats are not allowed. Cell phones or iPods are not allowed in the school building.

Cost
One Class $400
Two Classes $650
Financial aid for Summer School is NOT available.

No refunds for payments.

Questions regarding Summer School should be directed to Mrs. Marylou Flannery, Summer School Principal: or (510) 234-4433 extension 1108.

Course Descriptions and Options

Academic Success Program (Freshmen Only)

Academic Success Program: For Freshmen by Invitation Only

Enrollment into this course is by designation of the Admissions Department upon acceptance into Salesian College Preparatory and the Academic Success Program. The summer program will consist of Reading, Study Skills, Language Arts activities, as well as math preparation for high school. Students will continue in the Academic Success class through the 9th grade, in addition to taking a 9th grade English class.

Algebra Introduction

Algebra Introduction (For Incoming Freshmen):

This course is designed for students who have taken Pre-Algebra or Algebra but need to reinforce the skills already learned in order to be successful in high school Algebra.

A book will be provided for this class.

Algebra I

Algebra I

This course is for 9th-11th grade students. The course is designed to focus on algebraic principles and their application for problem-solving. The course also prepares students to continue in mathematics and helps them develop the skills necessary for Geometry. This course equals one semester of credit (5 units). A summer school course at Salesian does replace the previous grade in a specific course on a student’s transcript. All courses on this page are on Salesian College Preparatory’s U.C. list.

Students will use the same textbook(s) and/or iBooks during the school year. Students should bring their book(s) and/or iPads to the first day of summer school.

Biology

Biology:

This course is a lab science course that is designed for review of required areas in Biology, such as: cellular chemistry, genetics, evolution, and ecology. This course equals one semester of credit (5 units). A summer school course at Salesian does replace the previous grade in a specific course on a student’s transcript. All courses on this page are on Salesian College Preparatory’s U.C. list.

Students will use the same textbook(s) and/or iBooks during the school year. Students should bring their book(s) and/or iPads to the first day of summer school.

Biology - Pre-AP

Biology – Pre AP:

This course is mandatory for Advanced Placement Biology students. This course, in conjunction with the regular school year course, will prepare students for all facets of the AP Biology exam. Students taking this course will be graded on a pass/not pass basis. The top 25 students with 80% or above in the Summer Course will advance to the fall semester.

English (I, II, III)

English (I, Il, lII):

These courses are designed for 9th-11th grade students who need to make up English credits. Emphasis will be on vocabulary-building techniques, writing skills, reading comprehension, and grammar review. This course equals one semester of credit (5 units). A summer school course at Salesian does replace the previous grade in a specific course on a student’s transcript. All courses on this page are on Salesian College Preparatory’s U.C. list.

Students will use the same textbook(s) and/or iBooks during the school year. Students should bring their book(s) and/or iPads to the first day of summer school.

Geometry

Geometry:

This course covers the required concepts of Euclidean geometry with major emphasis on logical deduction. This class is not designed for younger students who want to take an accelerated class. This course equals one semester of credit (5 units). A summer school course at Salesian does replace the previous grade in a specific course on a student’s transcript. All courses on this page are on Salesian College Preparatory’s U.C. list.

Students will use the same textbook(s) and/or iBooks during the school year. Students should bring their book(s) and/or iPads to the first day of summer school.

U.S. History

U.S. History:

This course covers major themes and events from the junior U.S. History class. This class will focus on essay writing, test taking skills, and geography. This course equals one semester of credit (5 units). A summer school course at Salesian does replace the previous grade in a specific course on a student’s transcript. All courses on this page are on Salesian College Preparatory’s U.C. list.

Students will use the same textbook(s) and/or iBooks during the school year. Students should bring their book(s) and/or iPads to the first day of summer school.

World History

World History:

This course covers major themes and events from the freshmen World History class. This class will focus on reading comprehension, test taking skills, and geography. This course equals one semester of credit (5 units). A summer school course at Salesian does replace the previous grade in a specific course on a student’s transcript. All courses on this page are on Salesian College Preparatory’s U.C. list.

Students will use the same textbook(s) and/or iBooks during the school year. Students should bring their book(s) and/or iPads to the first day of summer school.

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