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Arlington Catholic High School is offering Summer Session for 2018 

AC Summer Session provides opportunities for students to keep their mind active through engaging and exciting workshops! Find new interests in the fields of Forensic Science and Mandarin, or sharpen your research and math skills!  AC Summer Session offers a variety of programs designed by experienced, professional educators to excite, engage, and challenge students to be prepared for educational success.

Cost: $275 per session and per child, if you sign up for 2 sessions the third session is $200

All classes run from 8:30am-12pm with a 15 minute snack break at 10:15am


Open to students entering 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th grade.  All sessions have limited availability, Apply today!
 

Register Here

The deadline for registration is June 15th.


For additional information please contact the AC Summer Session Director Will Cobb at wrcobb@achs.net
 

Session 1 - July 9-13

High School Placement Test - HSPT Prep

This weeklong course will prepare students for the High School Placement Test and will be taught by experienced instructors of both Math and English. These instructors will explain the types of questions asked on the HSPT, introduce students to test taking strategies, and present students with practice questions for study. Students can expect to leave the session with confidence that they will perform to their full potential on the HSPT.

History and Research Strategies for the Modern Student

Love History? Want to be ready for that first research paper? Nervous about getting sources for that first high school lab report? Want to interact with the ever changing world around you in a thoughtful, intelligent way?  If so, this history and research class is for you! Methods of research, note taking, writing styles, and source examining will be focused on in a class that allows students to explore a variety of historical topics. The subject of history itself will allow students to look at everything from mythology to battle plans, famous leaders to cultural movements, Ancient Greece to Modern History, and everything in between!

 

Preparing to be a Student Athlete

This week long course will look at all aspects of becoming a successful student athlete.  The class will look specifically on managing school and athletic schedules during the school year and specifically what it takes to be a varsity athlete with the potential to be an athlete at the collegiate level.  In addition to the educational and athletic pieces, the class will also focus on mental preparation for games and how to perform in pressure situations.

Staying in the Game: An Introduction to Health, Recovery, and Injury Prevention for Athletes

A week long course explaining how the body works, why injuries occur, what are some common injuries, how to prevent them, and how nutrition and sleep play a role in prevention of injuries.

Mandarin Chinese: Beginner (Week 1 of 2)

This 2-week long course will focus on developing conversational skills, with an emphasis on daily topics. Besides facilitating oral proficiency, the instructor will also introduce the cultural aspects that play an essential role in understanding the language.

3D Printing

In this class we will learn how to use 3D printing design software.  3d printing is a method of creation that with a little bit of technological know how and creativity you can create a three dimensional object. In this class we will learn how to use the design software as well as the 3d printing software. This class will be project based allowing students to work towards a goal while learning along the way. This class is designed for anyone who is interested in 3d printings uses in art, STEM, and invention prototyping.

Math You Really Need

This week long course will look at math skills you must have in life (whether you like math or not). This will include banking (balancing checkbooks, debits and credits), budgeting, and using credit. Students will investigate how math is used in purchasing items (sales, discounts). Students will roleplay scenarios to apply these techniques.

Register Here for Session 1

Session 2 - July 16-20

High School Placement Test

This weeklong course will prepare students for the High School Placement Test and will be taught by experienced instructors of both Math and English. These instructors will explain the types of questions asked on the HSPT, introduce students to test taking strategies, and present students with practice questions for study. Students can expect to leave the session with confidence that they will perform to their full potential on the HSPT.

History and Research Strategies for the Modern Student

Love History? Want to be ready for that first research paper? Nervous about getting sources for that first high school lab report? Want to interact with the ever changing world around you in a thoughtful, intelligent way?  If so, this history and research class is for you! Methods of research, note taking, writing styles, and source examining will be focused on in a class that allows students to explore a variety of historical topics. The subject of history itself will allow students to look at everything from mythology to battle plans, famous leaders to cultural movements, Ancient Greece to Modern History, and everything in between!
 

Staying in the Game: An Introduction to Health, Recovery, and Injury Prevention for Athletes

A week long course explaining how the body works, why injuries occur, what are some common injuries, how to prevent them, and how nutrition and sleep play a role in prevention of injuries.

Mandarin Chinese: Beginner (Week 2 of 2)

This 2-week long course will focus on developing conversational skills, with an emphasis on daily topics. Besides facilitating oral proficiency, the instructor will also introduce the cultural aspects that play an essential role in understanding the language.

Forensic Science

Do you love crime TV shows? Are you interested in learning the real life forensic techniques that are often discussed and shown on TV? This week long course will be a hands on activity/lab based class where students will learn how to collect a variety of different evidence types.

Math You Really Need

This week long course will look at math skills you must have in life (whether you like math or not). This will include banking (balancing checkbooks, debits and credits), budgeting, and using credit. Students will investigate how math is used in purchasing items (sales, discounts). Students will roleplay scenarios to apply these techniques.

Italian Conversation for Beginners

This conversational course is designed to teach students essential Italian words, phrases, and grammar.  Italian native, Signor Toscano, will focus on basic Italian language and communication skills used in introducing people, ordering food, arranging for transportation, shopping, sightseeing, and traveling Italy!  The class will be filled with music, videos, and energy, let's have fun!
-Andiamo!... Arrivederci!... Ciao.... Benvenuti"

 

Register Here for Session 2

 

Session 3 - July 23-27

High School Placement Test

This weeklong course will prepare students for the High School Placement Test and will be taught by experienced instructors of both Math and English. These instructors will explain the types of questions asked on the HSPT, introduce students to test taking strategies, and present students with practice questions for study.  Students can expect to leave the session with confidence that they will perform to their full potential on the HSPT.

 

Staying in the Game: An Introduction to Health, Recovery, and Injury Prevention for Athletes

A week long course explaining how the body works, why injuries occur, what are some common injuries, how to prevent them, and how nutrition and sleep play a role in prevention of injuries

Forensic Science

Do you love crime TV shows? Are you interested in learning the real life forensic techniques that are often discussed and shown on TV? This week long course will be a hands on activity/lab based class where students will learn how to collect a variety of different evidence types.

Italian Conversation for Beginners

This conversational course is designed to teach students essential Italian words, phrases, and grammar.  Italian native, Signor Toscano, will focus on basic Italian language and communication skills used in introducing people, ordering food, arranging for transportation, shopping, sightseeing, and traveling Italy!  The class will be filled with music, videos, and energy, let's have fun!
-Andiamo!... Arrivederci!... Ciao.... Benvenuti"

Register Here for Session 3