Registration for incoming freshmen will take place Monday, May 1 – Friday, May 12, 2017. Students may register for the program by filling out the registration form available on our school Web site, www.olla.org, during the registration period. The form will be located under the Academics menu; and under the Summer School sub-menu. The form will be posted on Friday, April 28, 2017.
*Incoming students who register for either a credit or a non-credit course will receive their iPad on the first day of summer school.
All incoming freshmen will be required to have the TI-Nspire CX Handheld with Touchpad for all of their math classes at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy.
This graphing calculator contains a color display and is powered by a rechargeable battery.
In an effort to help ensure the correct calculator is purchased, Our Lady of Lourdes Academy will be selling the TI-Nspire CX Handheld for $135.
HOW TO PURCHASE THROUGH THE SCHOOL
Fill out the form: http://bit.ly/2mj6kWC
Payment of $135 will be processed on May 12 through FACTS.
Calculators will be delivered to your daughter during Summer School or may be picked up in the Main Office during the month of June.
Summer School for credit courses will take place from Monday, June 12 – Friday, June 30th from 7:30 a.m – 12:00 p.m. Incoming students who register for a credit course will get a jumpstart on their graduation requirements. Since students will be receiving high school credit for this course, only one absence will be allowed during the three week session. Please note, space in these credit courses is very limited, therefore if interested please register as soon as the registration form becomes available.
$425.00 (charged through FACTS processing system on May 12, 2017)
Grade Level: 9
Course Level: College Preparatory
Graduation Requirement: Computer Science
The Introduction to Computers course is ever-changing as we are committed to being in the forefront of Educational Technology. Students will be immersed in an intensive, hands-on experience of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software. Creative, collaborative, and cross-curricular culminating projects are completed to show student knowledge and apply use of various technologies. The applications that receive the most focus throughout the course include Microsoft Office Package, Google Apps for Education and the iWorks Suite. Various other applications are explored that assist students in file management, organization, and efficient & appropriate use of their iPad. In addition, students will be exposed to the power of coding.
Course Length: Semester – 0.5 credit
Grade Level: 9-10
Course Level: College Preparatory
Graduation Requirement: Personal Fitness
Notes: This course should be completed by the end of sophomore year.
The purpose of this course is to develop the individual’s maximum level of physical fitness and acquire knowledge of physical fitness concepts and the importance of health and fitness. The content of the course includes importance of physical fitness, health problems related to inadequate levels of fitness, biomechanical and physiological principles of physical fitness, as well as safety practices and stress management.
Summer School for non-credit courses will take place from Monday, June 12 – Friday, June 30 with the following session times:
7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
Fees for non-credit courses – all fees will be charged through FACTS processing system on May 12
Math Summer Prep Course – $300.00 (2 week session; 20 hours – Monday, June 12 – Friday June 23rd)
Summer Skills Reading Workshop- $300.00 (2 week session; 20 hours – Monday, June 12 – Friday June 23rd)
Study Skills Course/iPad Readiness Course – $150.00 (1 week session; 10 hours)
Monday, June 12 – Friday, June 16th (1 week session; 10 hours)
Monday, June 19 – Friday, June 23rd (1 week session; 10 hours)
Monday, June 26 – Friday, June 30th (1 week session; 10 hours)
This one-week, 10-hour program is designed to prepare students for the transition into high school. Topics will include: time management, organizational skills, note taking, study techniques, as well as an introduction to using their iPad effectively.
The Summer Skills – Reading Workshop will only be available for students who are required to take the course. This course focuses on improving strategies for reading effectively. The course is intended to help students make the transition from middle school to high school, and it should set a foundation for reading in high school English, as well as in other subjects.
This course will help students develop strategies to begin independent reading of a variety of print materials, for a range of purposes, in present and future reading situations. This course is not a remedial reading course, but an opportunity to develop and strengthen reading skills and strategies.
Materials needed: novel Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier.
2 week session; 20 hours – Monday, June 12 – Friday June 23rd
The math summer prep course will only be available for students who are required to take the course. This course has been designed to strengthen those basic math skills needed to successfully transition from middle school mathematics to high school mathematics.
Materials needed: TI-Nspire Handheld Graphing Calculator.
For questions or concerns regarding the Summer School Program, please contact Mrs. Michelle Miñoso at firstname.lastname@example.org