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HP Elite Soccer

Posted by on June 14, 2021

The Ball Masters camp focuses on developing a solid technical foundation including: individual footskills, first touch, ball control, and ball striking. These are the fundamentals that need to be trained, re-trained, and mastered with constant repetition. There is a heavy emphasis on individual footskills in 1v1 situations. We want players to be confident with the ball at their feet and be creative in attacking the goal.

Geometry

Posted by on January 29, 2021

The Geometry is a mathematics course that is designed to give students a foundational view of the Euclidean study of measurement in the natural sciences. This course focuses on the development of problem-solving skills and the acquisition of mathematical vocabulary and symbols. Topics covered in the course are: reasoning and proof, lines and their relationships, triangles and their relationships, polygons and quadrilaterals, similarity, right triangles, properties of circles, properties of transformations, and area and volume. Students will both focus on the main topics of each unit and gain an appreciation for the structure of geometry; thus, developing more intuition of spatial visualization.

Time: 9AM – 2PM, Monday – Thursday

This is a credit bearing course.

Prerequisites: Algebra I (B+ or higher)  – Teacher Recommendation Required

Homework: Students should expect to spend 10 – 15 minutes daily on homework. As preparation for each class mini-quiz, it is essential that students are consistently completing homework for memory consolidation.

Assessments: In addition to the pre-assessment and the final exam, the students will have the following assessments: Mini-Quizzes – online 5 Open Book Unit Tests that will be documents/Google Forms Print & Complete – Returned by assigned due date

For more details regarding this camp, and all academic camps, please visit our Summer Academy website.

 

Foundations for Algebra Part II

Posted by on January 28, 2021

The Foundations for Algebra II course is designed for students entering pre-algebra in the fall. This course provides practice for early concepts and a review of mathematical skills and strategies to explore the intuitive understanding of numbers. Students will develop an early understanding of key concepts leading to theories of linear relationships and probability.

Time: 1PM – 3PM

This program is held virtually.

For more details regarding this camp, and all academic camps, please visit our Summer Academy website.

Foundations for Geometry Part II

Posted by on January 28, 2021

The Foundations for Geometry part 2 course is designed for students entering Geometry in the fall and have a foundational understanding of algebraic terms, evaluating expressions and ordered pairs and can apply the basic formulas for solving problems involving perimeter and area of trinagles, quadrilaterals, and circles or have taken the Foundation for Geometry part 1 course.

Time: 9AM – 11PM

This program is held virtually.

For more details regarding this camp, and all academic camps, please visit our Summer Academy website.

Spanish Level II

Posted by on January 28, 2021

The Spanish level 2 course is designed for students with level 1 Spanish or students who completed the Spanish foundations 2 course at Summer Academy with Congressional School. The students will be working with authentic Spanish materials in different formats, such as music, works of art, short readings and podcasts. The course will continue to develop the four skills necessary in the learning of any language such as reading, listening, writing and speaking. Upon completion of this course, students will be required to take an oral and written exam.

Time: 1PM – 3PM

This program is held virtually.

For more details regarding this camp, and all academic camps, please visit our Summer Academy website.

Youth Leadership Institute (Weeks 4 & 5)

Posted by on January 28, 2021

The Youth Leadership Institute II is designed for students entering Grades 7 and 8 interested in developing personal, organizational, and community leadership skills. The institute provides participants with the opportunity to identify unique strengths and passions, enhance self-image and self-confidence, and develop key leadership skills such as advocacy, goal setting, conflict resolution, emotional regulation, and cultural competency.The Youth Leadership institute aims to equip students to be change agents in their academic communities, learn how to be positive influences on those around them, and develop skills for identifying opportunities to lead.

Time: 9AM – 11AM

This program is held virtually.

For more details regarding this camp, and all academic camps, please visit our Summer Academy website.

Spanish Level I (Weeks 2 & 3)

Posted by on January 28, 2021

The Spanish Level 1 course is a continuation of the Spanish Foundation course. It is designed for students with some basic previous knowledge of Spanish. The students will be working with authentic Spanish materials in different formats, such as music, works of art, short readings and podcasts. The course will continue to develop the four skills necessary in the learning of any language: reading, listening, writing and speaking. Upon completion of this course, students will be required to take an oral and written exam.

Time: 1PM – 3PM

This program is held virtually.

For more details regarding this camp, and all academic camps, please visit our Summer Academy website.

Foundations for Algebra Part I

Posted by on January 28, 2021

The Foundations for Algebra I course is designed for students entering pre-algebra in the fall. This course provides practice for early concepts and a review of mathematical skills and strategies to explore the intuitive understanding of numbers. Students will develop an early understanding of key concepts leading to theories of linear relationships and probability.

Time: 1PM – 3PM

This program is held virtually.

For more details regarding this camp, and all academic camps, please visit our Summer Academy website.

Math Jungle & STEM

Posted by on January 28, 2021

The Math Jungle & STEM is a 9am – 2pm program located at our Congressional Campus designed for students entering Grades 3 in the fall. Students will practice review key mathematics concepts participating in a variety of activities to develop logical thinking. Using project based learning, the STEM portion of the program will help students gain a better grasp of deductive reasoning and promote critical and creative thinking strategies.

Time: 9AM – 2PM

For more details regarding this camp, and all academic camps, please visit our Summer Academy website.

Writing Workshop Online (Weeks 2 & 3)

Posted by on January 28, 2021

The Writer’s Workshop course is designed for students entering grades 5 this Fall. Students will practice examining, explaining, and defending claims to strengthen their written expression. In the Writing for Meaning course, students will be introduced to academic language and vocabulary, review advanced concepts of grammar, and editing strategies to plan, draft, and revise their own essays, as well as creative writing pieces, based on reading responses to varied mentor texts and reading materials.

Time: 9AM – 11AM

This program is held virtually.

For more details regarding this camp, and all academic camps, please visit our Summer Academy website.