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Summer School 2019

Scenes From Summer School 2019


St. Mary’s offers a great Summer School program full of fantastic opportunities for learning and fun! We have many excellent courses from which to choose.

Girls and boys from other schools are welcome to join any of our courses, although we encourage them to attend English and Math courses at their own schools if they are offered there.

Summer School runs for three weeks, Monday through Friday, starting on June 10 and ending on June 28 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact summer@smis.ac.jp.

We have a great program waiting for you again this summer! Watch this video from our 2018 Summer School Program!

If you would like to download the PDF Version of our course offers for the upcoming St. Mary's Summer School. Please click HERE.

Our Course Offerings

001 - Pre-Readiness Program: An Amazing Adventure with P. Mooney
  • 8:30-12:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 001

Pre-Readiness Program: An Amazing Adventure with P. Mooney

Ms. Jones, Mrs. Craney

8:30-12:00 Limit: 24 Students RP-C, RP-J

For the Boys entering RP in August 2020 and for Boys and Girls entering a pre-first grade (K-5) kindergarten program in August 2020.

The children will be taken on amazing adventures led by our problem-solver P. Mooney. Come learn and discover new ideas with P. Mooney, Zoey, Elbert the Elephant, and a host of other characters! This course prepares young boys and girls for life as pre-first graders. We will work on improving listening skills and strengthening verbal communication through songs, puppetry, stories, crafts, reading readiness and number awareness. Emphasis will also be placed on developing stronger social skills in a classroom environment.

 

ご注意:こちらのプログラムは、英語を既にお話になるお子様を対象としています。英語をお話にならないお子様、インターナショナル幼稚園に通われていないお子様は、ESL プログラムにお申し込み下さいますよう、お願い致します。

This course pairs well with our afternoon 601 Pre-Readiness Program course A Magical Journey through Stories.

  • Grade 00 RP
005 - Pre-First Grade Program
  • 8:30-12:00
  • Academic
  • Pre Grade

Course Number: 005 

Pre-First Grade Program

Ms. Carr, Mr Yajima

8:30-12:00 Limit: 24 Students 1C, 1M

For Girls and Boys entering first grade in August 2020.

In this course, we will review and build on Kindergarten skills covered in our Readiness Program. This is a perfect opportunity for new students to get to know our campus, teachers and program and a great time to make new friends. It’s also a wonderful way for all age- appropriate girls and boys to prepare for a successful year in Grade 1. 

 

Note: Enrichment Program is recommended to these students in the afternoon. Please see #602.

  • Grade 01
007 - Pre-2nd Grade Program
  • 8:30-12:00

Course Number: 007

Pre-2nd Grade Program

Mr. Ogan

8:30-12:00 Limit: 24 Students 1T, Rm. 141

For Girls and Boys entering Grade 2 in August 2020.

This course is a great opportunity for students to get ready to tackle Grade 2 successfully. We focus on building Language and Math skills to help students do well in Grade 2.

Note: Enrichment Program is recommended to these students in the afternoon. Please see #602.

  • Grade 02
009 - ESL
  • 8:30-12:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 009 

ESL

Ms. Moon 

8:30-12:00  5M

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 1 through 6 in August 2020 who need intensive help in English tailored to their individual needs. Open to boys and girls who require ESL instruction, as well as those who wish to improve their skills (specifically phonemic awareness and sound symbol correspondence).

This course will provide reading and writing instruction, enabling students to build a high-frequency word vocabulary, and improve comprehension through a variety of activities, including games and technology. Everyone will discover the joys of reading and writing (both oral and silent) in a relaxed environment with plenty of choices to provide motivation and promote independence in learning. Please have your child bring an iPad if he/she has one. 

  • Grade 01
  • Grade 02
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
011 - IB Higher Level Mathematics - Calculus With Extensions
  • 8:30-12:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 011

IB Higher Level Mathematics - Calculus With Extensions

Mr. Tihor 

8:30-12:00   Rm. TBD

This course is intended for students who have completed their first year of IB Higher Level (HL) Mathematics.  *Students who are entering their first year of IB HL Mathematics who are looking for a challenge may also register for this course.

 The goals of this course are:

  1. To cover, in depth, the IB HL Mathematics syllabus calculus content from the first and second years of the course.  After reviewing foundational content, students will be challenged with more difficult problems to ensure they are fully prepared for their second year in IB HL Mathematics.  
  2. To extend the IB HL Mathematics core content to challenge students with content they could expect to see in first-year university calculus courses.  The extension material will be based on content in the IB HL Mathematics Calculus Option.
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
101 - Pre-3rd Grade English
  • 8:30-10:00
  • Academic
  • Pre Grade

Course Number: 101

Pre-3rd Grade English

Ms. Nagakura in 2N

8:30-10:00

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 3 in August 2020.

Pre-3rd Grade English puts an emphasis on reading and writing skills that will help students prepare for third grade. The course includes application of the writing process as well as speaking skills through presentations.

  • Grade 03
102 - Pre-3rd Grade Math
  • 10:30-12:00
  • Academic
  • Pre Grade

Course Number: 102

Pre-3rd Grade Math

Ms. Nagakura in 2N

10:30-12:00

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 3 in August 2020.

This course focuses on the Grade 3 Math learning goals and standards with an emphasis on mathematical problem-solving.

  • Grade 03
103 - Pre-4th Grade English
  • 8:30-10:00
  • Academic
  • Pre Grade

Course Number: 103

Pre-4th Grade English

Ms Dean

8:30-10:00

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 4 in August 2020.

This program features fundamental Language Arts skills helpful for students to function as successful 4th Graders next year. Emphasis will be on various types of writing activities as well as on reading comprehension. A Mystery Unit of Study will be part of the curriculum.

  • Grade 04
104 - Pre-4th Grade Math
  • 10:30-12:00
  • Academic
  • Pre Grade

Course Number: 104

Pre-4th Grade Math

Mrs. Katayama in 3K

10:30-12:00

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 4 in August 2020.

This course focuses on the Grade 4 Math learning goals and standards with an emphasis on mathematical problem-solving.

  • Grade 04
105 - Pre-5th Grade English
  • 8:30-10:00
  • Academic
  • Pre Grade

Course Number: 105

Pre-5th Grade English

Ms. Shipton in 5S

8:30-10:00

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 5 in August 2020.

Students will improve their reading skills during this course. Reading for concepts, for comprehension, and for vocabulary development are the objectives of this class. Through an individualized reading program, students will read from content areas such as science, social studies, folklore and more, gaining knowledge in these areas while improving their reading skills.

  • Grade 05
106 - Pre-5th Grade Math
  • 10:30-12:00
  • Academic
  • Pre Grade

Course Number: 106

Pre-5th Grade Math

Ms. Shipton in 5S

10:30-12:00

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 5 in August 2020.

This course focuses on the Grade 5 Math learning goals and standards with an emphasis on mathematical problem-solving.

  • Grade 05
107 - Pre-6th Grade English
  • 8:30-10:00
  • Academic
  • Pre Grade

Course Number: 107

Pre-6th Grade English

Mr. Wilson in 5W

8:30-10:00

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 6 in August 2020.

This course, which integrates reading, vocabulary, grammar and writing practice, is designed to provide greater readiness for students entering Gr. 6 in August 2018.

  • Grade 06
108 - Pre-6th Grade Math
  • 10:30-12:00
  • Academic
  • Pre Grade

Course Number: 108

Pre-6th Grade Math

Mr. Wilson in 5W

10:30-12:00

For Girls and Boys entering Gr.6 in August 2020.

Emphasis will be placed on developing computational and problem-solving proficiency in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and fractions.

  • Grade 06
109 - Pre-7th Grade English
  • 8:30-10:00
  • Academic
  • Pre Grade

Course Number: 109

Pre-7th Grade English

Ms. Kim-Inoue in Rm. 233

8:30-10:00

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 7 in August 2020.

Students will engage in activities that will help them make their writing more interesting and engaging. We will review grammatical problems and give students opportunities to practice planning and organizing their information prior to writing. We will build more vocabulary, study its usage, enrich reading skills, as well as practice writing in different styles.

  • Grade 07
110 - Pre-7th Grade Math
  • 10:30-12:00
  • Academic
  • Pre Grade

Course Number: 110

Pre-7th Grade Math

Mr. Liggayu in Rm. 230

10:30-12:00

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 7 in August 2020.

 

Students will improve their arithmetic and algebraic skills and be prepared confidently to meet the demands in their 7th Grade Pre-Algebra course next year. Topics include square and cubic numbers; simplifying radicals and fractional expressions; solving inequalities and equations; basic probability; surface area of two-dimensional figures; and volume of selected solids. Visual models will be built to enhance conceptual understanding. Word problems will be incorporated in topics seemed appropriate.

  • Grade 07
  • 8:30-10:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 201

Pre 8th Grade Math

Mr. Liggayu in Rm. 230

8:30-10:00

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 8 in August 2020.

This is an Algebra 1 course that focuses on probability, geometry, and right triangle trigonometry. Topics include simplifying and factoring algebraic fractions; solving inequalities and linear equations in two and three variables; factoring and solving quadratic equations; surface area and volume of solids. Word problems will be incorporated in some selected topics to deepen understanding and application of concepts.

This course is highly recommended as a review course for students who have taken Math 8, or as a preparatory course for students going to Grade 8 next year.

 

  • Grade 08
202 - Middle School / High School English
  • 10:30-12:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 202

Middle School / High School English

Ms. Kim-Inoue in Rm. 233

10:30-12:00

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 8, 9, 10 in August 2020.

This course will focus on a review of middle school English skills with special emphasis on vocabulary, grammar and reading comprehension. Different writing styles will be experimented to enrich the student’s writing skills.

  • Grade 08
  • Grade 09
  • Grade 10
  • 12:30-3:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 203

IB Standard Level Mathematics-Core Content and Essential Skills For Students in Analysis and Approaches OR Applications and Interpretations Afternoon Course

Mr. Dogra in Rm. TBA

12:30-3:00

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 11 and 12 in August 2020.

This course is highly recommended for students who are either entering their first year or in their second year of IB Standard Level (SL) Mathematics, either it is Applications and interpretation or Analysis and approaches,who would like to solidify or move ahead with their understanding of core concepts. The goals of this course are:

1.To provide students with a strong foundation in the core content of the Number and Algebra, Functions, Geometry, Trigonometry,Statistics and Probability and Calculus of the course.

2.To provide students with a chance to attempt and receive feedback on some of the more challenging material they can expect to see in the above topics.

3.To Provide students a range of academic skills such as critical thinking, writing, and internet research, all of which are indispensable for Mathematical Exploration (I.A).

 

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
204 Gr 9 and 10 Mathematics
  • 8:30-12:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 204 

Mr. Dogra in Rm. TBA

8:30-10:00

For Girls and Boys entering Gr.9 and 10 in August 2020.

 

This course is highly recommended for students entering in grade 9 or 10 Mathematics,who would like to solidify or move ahead with their understanding of core concepts. The goals of this course are:

1.To provide students with a strong foundation in the core content of the Number and Quantity,Algebra Function,Trigonometry,Modeling,Geometry and Statistics and Probability.

2.To provide students with a chance to attempt and receive feedback on some of the more challenging material they can expect to see in the above topics.

  • Grade 09
  • Grade 10
301 - Science for Fun
  • 8:30-10:00
  • Academic

Course Number 301 

Science for Fun

Mr. Dixon in Gr. 6 Sci. Lab

8:30-10:00 Limit: 20 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 1, 2, 3, 4 in August 2020.

This course puts the fun back into science. Boys and girls taking this course will have a chance to do experiments and use microscopes and other scientific equipment. Students will explore topics that they choose and are of interest to them such as moving objects, bugs, insects, shadows, electronics, light, simple machines and crystals. Join this class and enjoy exploring these and many other topics and the exciting world of science. Boys and girls who have done this course previously are welcome to attend again as topics will be different.

  • Grade 01
  • Grade 02
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
302 - Science for Fun
  • 10:30-12:00
  • Academic

Course Number 302

Science for Fun

Mr. Dixon in Gr. 6 Sci. Lab

10:30-12:00 Limit: 20 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 1, 2, 3, 4 in August 2020.

This course puts the fun back into science. Boys and girls taking this course will have a chance to do experiments and use microscopes and other scientific equipment. Students will explore topics that they choose and are of interest to them such as moving objects, bugs, insects, shadows, electronics, light, simple machines and crystals. Join this class and enjoy exploring these and many other topics and the exciting world of science. Boys and girls who have done this course previously are welcome to attend again as topics will be different.

  • Grade 01
  • Grade 02
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
303 - Read for Better Comprehension
  • 8:30-10:00
  • Academic

Course Number 303

Read for Better Comprehension

Ms. Bell 8:30-10:00  Limit:  20  Students           3 B

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 3, 4, 5, 6 in August 2020.

Reading is a fundamental skill that is important in every academic class you will take. This course aims to help students get more out of what they read and to improve their reading comprehension which translates into better grades in school! Come and learn effective reading strategies and how to read for deeper understanding. You will become a better reader and have fun at the same time. Let’s read for better comprehension!

  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
304 - Design Tech Camp
  • 10:30-12:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 304

Design Tech Camp

Mr. Bull in the MS Digital Tech Classroom

10:30-12:00 Limit: 20 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 in August 2020.

Develop a variety of digital technology skills in a fun learning space. Experiment with a variety of exciting digital tools including:

●     Designing and produce objects using the laser cutter

●     Learn to use 3D modelling software and print your creations using the 3D printer

●     Develop your coding skills using a variety of fun coding tools

●     Create digital art using web-based vector drawing tools

●      Build websites and digital publications using easy to use, yet powerful design tools

  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
305 - Digital Art and Animation
  • 8:30-10:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 305

Digital Art and Animation

Mr. Bull in the MS Digital Tech Classroom

8:30-10:00 Limit: 20 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 in August 2020.

Learn how to create digital art using a variety of computer and tablet-based drawing, sketching, and vector drawing tools. Expand your art by using it as the basis of an animated piece using a variety of animation tools. We will create animations using different types of source material, including: hand-drawn images, digital drawings, LEGO, etc. A compilation of student art and animation will be available for students to take home to share with family and friends.

  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
  • Grade 08
307 - Robotics!
  • 8:30-10:00
  • Academic
  • Activity

Course Number: 307

Robotics!

Mr. Jones in Room 119 (Robotics Room)

8:30-10:00 Limit 20 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 2, 3 in August 2019.

Students will be guided through a hands-on experience wherein they design, build and program robots using the LEGO construction system. Working in teams, they learn valuable leadership and project management skills. After completing this class, students are left with a sense of accomplishment for what their team has created and with new knowledge and skills. They also gain an understanding of, and interest in, possible future careers in engineering, programming and other technical fields.

  • Grade 02
  • Grade 03
308 - Robotics and Coding!
  • 10:30-12:00
  • Academic
  • Activity

Course Number: 308

Robotics and Coding!

Mr. Jones in Room 119 (Robotics Room)

10:30-12:00  Limit 20 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 3, 4 in August 2019.

Students will be guided through a hands-on experience wherein they design, build and program robots using the LEGO construction system. Working in teams, they learn valuable leadership and project management skills. After completing this class, students are left with a sense of accomplishment for what their team has created and with new knowledge and skills. They also gain an understanding of, and interest in, possible future careers in engineering, programming and other technical fields.

  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
310 - Debate and Public Speaking
  • 10:30-12:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 310

 

Debate and Public Speaking

Mr.Antal

10:30 am - 12:00pm

Limit: 20 Students For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 in August 2020.

 

Students will practice skills in public speaking and debate that can be applied to virtually any setting with an emphasis on both verbal and nonverbal communication. Some of the skills emphasized will be the organization of researched and factual material, expressive voice and gestures, audience engagement, and the use of visuals to make a speech/debate more effective. Students will also learn to appropriately evaluate and critique their own performances while providing constructive feedback to their peers in the process.
 

  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
  • Grade 08
  • Grade 09
  • Grade 10
312 - Math Challenge, Math Fun
  • 10:30-12:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 312

Math Challenge, Math Fun

Ms. Bell in 3B

10:30-12:00 Limit: 16 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 4, 5, 6 in August 2019.

This is a fun, interactive course for all students who love puzzles and playing with numbers. Enjoy brain-teasers, logic problems, games and much, much more at a variety of skill levels.

 

  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
Origami star
  • 8:30-10:00
  • Academic
  • Activity

Course Number: 314

Middle School ESL

Mr. Southall in Room 219 

8:30-10:00 Limit 20 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 6, 7 and 8 in August 2020.

 

 

 

  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
  • Grade 08
401 - Day Camp
  • 8:30-3:00
  • Activity
  • Full-Day

Course Number: 401 

Day Camp

Mr. Moodie, Mr. Van Den Bossche

8:30-3:00 in the Gym and/or Pool

 

For Girls and Boys from 5 to12 years of age by Aug. 2020.

 

Schedule:

8:30 Swimming lessons

Outdoor/indoor activities

12:00 School Lunch Included

Outdoor/indoor activities

3:00 Pick-up time by parents or return by school bus or public transportation.

 

  • Grade 00 RP
  • Grade 01
  • Grade 02
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
403 - Morning Camp
  • 8:30-12:00
  • Activity

Course Number: 403 

Morning Camp

Mr. Moodie, Mr. Van Den Bossche

8:30-12:00 in the Gym and/or Pool

For Girls and Boys 5-12 years of age by August 2020.

8:30 Swimming lessons

Outdoor/Indoor activities

12:00 Departure

  • Grade 00 RP
  • Grade 01
  • Grade 02
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
405 - Afternoon Camp
  • 12:00-3:00

Course Number: 405 

Afternoon Camp

Mr. Moodie, Mr. Van Den Bossche, Mr. Chan,  Mr. Ogan

12:00-3:00 in the Gym and/or Pool

For Girls and Boys entering KG-5 or RP and up, up, up! in August 2020. 

12:00 Lunch (School Lunch Not Included: Please check Lunch on the registration form if you wish to purchase it.)

Swimming lessons

Outdoor / Indoor activities

Intramural sports

3:00 Pick-up time by parents or return by school bus or public transportation.

  • Grade 00 RP
  • Grade 01
  • Grade 02
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
501 - Soccer
  • 8:30-10:00
  • Activity

Course Number: 501

Soccer

Mr. Chan on the Field

8:30-10:00 Limit: 30 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 1 – 5 in August 2019.

Super Soccer at St. Mary’s! Come and learn the game, or come to improve your skills.

In this course we will cover:

1 Basic skills: passing, dribbling, shooting

2 Fun drills and soccer fitness

3 Small sided games.

  • Grade 01
  • Grade 02
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
502 - Soccer
  • 10:30-12:00
  • Activity

Course Number: 502

Soccer

Mr. Chan on the Field

10:30 - 12:00 Limit: 30 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 1 – 5 in August 2019.

Super Soccer at St. Mary’s! Come and learn the game, or come to improve your skills.

In this course we will cover:

1 Basic skills: passing, dribbling, shooting

2 Fun drills and soccer fitness

3 Small sided games.

  • Grade 01
  • Grade 02
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
503 - Basketball
  • 8:30-10:00
  • Activity

Course Number: 503

Basketball

Mr. Thiesen in the Gym

8:30-10:00 Limit: 30 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 4 – 9 in August 2020.

This is a high energy program for both beginner and experienced players centered on learning the fundamentals of basketball in a fun and exciting way. Skill development stations will be used to teach ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding and defense. Players will be divided by ability and age to compete in 3-on-3 and 5-on-5 games. This is an excellent program for those just learning the game and those who want to bring their game to the next level.

  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
  • Grade 08
  • Grade 09
504 - Basketball
  • 10:30-12:00
  • Activity

Course Number: 504

Basketball

Mr. Thiesen in the Gym

10:30-12:00  Limit: 30 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 4 – 12 in August 2019.

This is a high energy program for both beginner and experienced players centered on learning the fundamentals of basketball in a fun and exciting way. Skill development stations will be used to teach ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding and defense. Players will be divided by ability and age to compete in 3-on-3 and 5-on-5 games. This is an excellent program for those just learning the game and those who want to bring their game to the next level.

  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
  • Grade 08
  • Grade 09
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
505 - Beginning/Intermediate Tennis
  • 8:30-10:00
  • Activity

Course Number: 505

Beginning/Intermediate Tennis

Mr. Lamb on the Tennis Courts

8:30-10:00 Limit: 20 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 4 – 9 in August 2020.

This will be a course in basic to intermediate tennis skills, allowing students to learn and practice the various strokes necessary to play a competent game of tennis. We will cover the rules, etiquette, and terminology of tennis. Students will need to bring their own tennis rackets for this class. In case of rain, indoor games will be available.

  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
  • Grade 08
  • Grade 09
506 - Beginning/Intermediate Tennis
  • 10:30-12:00
  • Activity

Course Number: 506

Beginning/Intermediate Tennis

Mr. Lamb on the Tennis Courts

10:30-12:00 Limit: 20 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 4 – 9 in August 2020.

This will be a course in basic to intermediate tennis skills, allowing students to learn and practice the various strokes necessary to play a competent game of tennis. We will cover the rules, etiquette, and terminology of tennis. Students will need to bring their own tennis rackets for this class. In case of rain, indoor games will be available.

  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
  • Grade 08
  • Grade 09
601 - Pre-Readiness Program: A Magical Journey Through Stories
  • 12:30-3:00
  • Academic
  • Pre Grade

Course Number: 601

Pre-Readiness ProgramA Magical Journey Through Stories

Ms. Jones, Mr. Yajima in RP-C, RP-J

12:30-3:00 Limit: 24 Students

For the Boys entering RP in August 2019 and for Boys and Girls entering a pre-first grade (K-5) kindergarten program in August 2019.

Dive into the world of imagination where anything is possible! The children will be taken on a magical journey through a variety of stories. This course prepares young boys and girls for life as pre-first graders. We will work on improving listening skills and strengthening verbal communication through indoor/outdoor games, drama, songs, stories, crafts, and reading readiness. Emphasis will also be placed on developing stronger social skills in a classroom environment. This course pairs well with our morning course 001 Pre-Readiness Program: An Amazing Adventure with P. Mooney.

  • Grade 00 RP
602 - Enrichment Program
  • 12:30-3:00
  • Pre Grade

Course Number: 602

Enrichment Program

Mrs. Katayama, Mrs. Craney in 4M and Rm. 114

12:00-3:00 Limit: 26 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Grades 1 and 2 in August 2020.

We are continuing the long, successful tradition of the original Enrichment course with our New Enrichment Program. In this course, primary-aged girls and boys will continue to enjoy fun-filled afternoons with stories, games, arts and crafts, skits, drama, and much more. These activities are designed to develop English language skills and enrich vocabulary while being fun at the same time. There will be a performance on the last day of summer school and parents are invited of course! It all starts with lunch at 12:00 p.m. Students may bring their own lunch or sign up for the School Lunch Program.

  • Grade 01
  • Grade 02
603 - Science Experiments/Projects
  • 12:30-3:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 603

Science Experiments/Projects

Mrs. Herath, Mr. Liggayu in Rm. 141

12:30-3:00 Limit: 26 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 1, 2, 3 in August 2020.

 

This is an interesting, enjoyable, and interactive course that stimulates your child’s curiosity, love, and passion for Science. Students will be building three-dimensional visual models for their observations and experimentations. Activities include growing seeds; building volcanos that emit lava and smoke; simulating a tornado and a geyser; putting a whole egg in a bottle; using a balloon to run a toy car; and making ice cream, to mention a few. Students will also be observing the life processes and behaviors of selected insects.

  • Grade 01
  • Grade 02
  • Grade 03
604 - Adventure, Exploration, and Camping to Increase Vocabulary
  • 12:30-3:00

Course Number: 604

Adventure, Exploration, and Camping to Increase Vocabulary

Ms. Gordon in  2C

12:30-3:00 Limit: 24 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Grades 2, 3, 4 in August 2020.

Improve your child’s vocabulary while s/he has fun...We start out Week 1 with an Adventure Safari unit. Week 2 is: Action, Movement and Sports, and Week 3 is: Camping where we actually set up camp indoors with sleeping bags, roasting marshmallows around the fire and singing traditional camp songs. During the entire three weeks the students learn hundreds of new vocabulary words through different activities such as scavenger hunts, cooking, “nature” hikes, games, arts and crafts. Everything we do involves enriched vocabulary, so the students have the best of both worlds... Learning while having fun!

  • Grade 02
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
606 - Read-Relax-Enjoy-Grow
  • 12:30-3:00
  • Academic

Course Number 606

Read-Relax-Enjoy-Grow

Ms.  Bell in 3B

12:30-3:00        Limit:  20  Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 3, 4, 5, 6 in August 2020.

Start your summer reading with some great new books and iBooks. We will spend our time reading, discussing, and having fun with books. You can use school books and can bring your own books, iPad or Kindle. You will be able to read independently and join a book discussion group with one or two other students reading the same book. Through our conversations about books and authors, you will learn to understand books at a much deeper level. We will do some fun online activities and be in contact with some authors too! We'll also have time to explore some online reading games and sources each afternoon.

  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
607 - Written and Illustrated by…
  • 12:30-3:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 607

Written and Illustrated by…

Ms. Shipton in 5S

12:30-3:00 Limit: 20 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 2, 3, 4, 5 in August 2020.

If you are a kid who loves writing, this writing workshop is a wonderful way for you to spend time in our summer school program. It will help you emerge as a young author and provide focus, inspiration and time for you to publish your own writing. It will offer techniques for idea- starters to use for any kind of writing, creative exercises, growing ideas into a story, bringing characters to life, the editing process, illustration, and publishing. Calling all authors; don’t miss out on the fun..!

 

  • Grade 02
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
608 - World Cooking
  • 12:30-3:00
  • Activity

Course Number: 608

World Cooking

Mr. Southall in Rm. 219

12:30-3:00 Limit: 16 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 4 and higher in August 2020.

Students will learn to cook simple but delicious dishes from around the world that they can recreate at home for their family and friends. All dishes will give consideration to nutritional value and ease of ingredient availability. Strong emphasis will be put on safe equipment use and hygienic food preparation techniques so that they can be more autonomous in the home kitchen. 

  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
  • Grade 08
  • Grade 09
  • Grade 10
610 - Ready-Set-Write!
  • 12:30-3:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 610

Ready-Set-Write!

Ms. Moon in 5M

12:30-3:00 Limit: 20 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Grades 4 and up in August 2020.

Come discover the joy of writing! This course is designed to excite students about the power of the word and impress on them the need to communicate well in writing. We will critically analyze what the skill of writing involves. We will explore various genres and select personal writing projects to follow through to publication. This course will also enhance technology skills. Please have your child bring an iPad if he/she has one. 

  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
  • Grade 08
  • Grade 09
611 - Baseball
  • 12:30-3:00
  • Activity

Course Number: 611

Baseball

Mr. Wilson on the Field

12:30-3:00

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 4 and above in August 2020.

Baseball is for players of all skill levels. Beginners will learn the basics of the game and how to apply what they learn to real game situations. More seasoned baseball players will continue to hone their skills through a combination of drills/practice and game situations. Students will be grouped according to ability levels and will be divided into teams which will vie for the Summer Baseball Crown. They will have the opportunity to play in as many games as possible. By playing, the students will develop an appreciation and understanding of game situations and strategy. Between games, players will work on drills designed to improve their skills. Games will be based on modified rules of the Japanese baseball league for elementary and middle school students.

  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
  • Grade 08
  • Grade 09
  • Grade 10
612 - Geography Explorers
  • 12:30-3:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 612

Geography Explorers

Ms. Dean in 3D

12:30-3:00 Limit: 20 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 2, 3, 4 and 5 in August 2020.

Curious students will journey to new & fascinating places to explore geography and culture. Together we will learn, discover, and create. Students will create maps using a variety of skills they develop and practice in class. There will be time for students to research and make maps of particular individual interest.

  • Grade 02
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
613 - Film Making
  • 12:30-3:00
  • Activity

Course Number: 613

Film Making

Mr. Bull in the MS Digital Tech Classroom

12:30-3:00 Limit: 20 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 in August 2020.

This course includes everything you need to be a famous film-maker.

Learn how to:

●     Write a compelling script, and develop the storyboard ready for filming

●     Film the scenes using a variety of camera angles and shot types

●     Direct your actors to ensure natural performances

●     Edit your movie, using iMovie and other software 

●     Record and produce a soundtrack using GarageBand

●      Distribute your film to share with family and friends

  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
  • Grade 08
614 - Research and Study Skills
  • 12:30-3:00
  • Academic
  • Activity

Course Number: 614

Research and Study Skills

Mr. Dixon in Grade 6 Sci. Lab.

12:30-3:00 Limit: 20 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 4 and up in August 2020.

Students participating in this course will have an opportunity to learn a variety of memory and study techniques that they can apply to a range of different subjects. Students also learn to brainstorm, gather data, use advanced search terms, avoid plagiarism, take notes, mind map, and communicate ideas in writing, while they research topics based on their ability and interest.

  • Grade 04
  • Grade 05
  • Grade 06
  • Grade 07
  • Grade 08
  • Grade 09
  • Grade 10
615 - SAT/ACT Prep Afternoon
  • 12:30-3:00
  • Academic

Course Number: 615

SAT/ACT Prep Afternoon

Ms. Kim-Inoue in Rm. 233

12:30-3:00 Limit: 24 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 8 and up in August 2020.

Students will first learn about what SAT and ACT are all about and why they are important to prepare for college entrance.  Students will then take a practice SAT test and a practice ACT test. These tests will be used to determine areas of strength and weakness the students can work on. Students will practice through taking parts of these tests everyday and will be working on their specific skills in need of improvement.  They will take a final full-length SAT or ACT test at the end of three weeks to see their growth.

  • Grade 08
  • Grade 09
  • Grade 10
616 - IB Higher Level Mathematics - Core Content and Essential Skills for Grade 11/12
  • 12:30-3:00
  • Academic

Course Number 616

IB Higher Level Mathematics - Core Content and Essential Skills 

Mr. Tihor  Rm. TBD 

12:30-3:00        Limit:  20  Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 11 and 12 in August 2020.

This course is intended for students who are entering their first year of IB Higher Level (HL) Mathematics as well as students entering their second year who would like to solidify their understanding of core concepts.

The goals of this course are:

  1. To provide students with a strong foundation in the core content of the number and algebra, functions, geometry, trigonometry, and vectors sections of the course.
  2. To provide students with a chance to attempt and receive feedback on some of the more challenging material they can expect to see in the above topics.
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
617 - STEM Camp (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths)
  • 12:30-3:00
  • Academic
  • Activity

Course Number: 617

STEM Camp (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths)

Mr. Jones in ES Computer Room

12:30-3:00 Limit: 20 Students

For Girls and Boys entering Gr. 2, 3, 4 in August 2020.

Students will be involved in a series of projects where they will be solving real world problems and testing and evaluating their ideas. They will learn to work as effective team members have the opportunity to experience different ways of learning and problem-solving. These student-led projects will look at structures, properties of materials and applications of smart materials.

  • Grade 02
  • Grade 03
  • Grade 04

Course Number: 609

Drama

Ms. Moon in 5M

12:30-3:00 Limit: 20 Students

For Girls and Boys Grades 4 and up in August 2020.

 

Hear ye, hear ye: calling all readers, writers and actors! We are taking an exciting adventure into the wonderful world of drama. You will be able to explore your creative ability, find your voice and develop the poise you have always dreamed of having. Fractured fairy tales, fun rhyming exercises and engaging improvisations will be explored in this course. You will also learn to use technology to create sound effects and backdrops. Come join in the fun! Check out the last year’s movie and Sound of Music!

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