Summer Academics | Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School

Summer Academics

For Summer 2020; due to COVID-19, all courses will be offered online.

Summer Acceleration

Summer Accelerated Honors Geometry for incoming 9th graders and returning students

Due to COVID-19 social distance requirements, this course will be held online this summer and is available to students who qualify for Honors Geometry. Students who successfully complete this course with a B- or higher AND receive a B- or higher on the final exam must take and pass the Honors Algebra 2/Trig Placement Test before school begins in August in order to be placed into Honors Algebra 2/Trig for the 2020-2021 school year. Current SJND students interested in this opportunity must be approved by the math department.

  • Cost: $899 $540
  • Dates: June 10 - July 22 (M-F)
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Deadline to register: June 7
  • Refund Policy: A non-refundable deposit of 25% is required upon registration. The remaining amount is due by June 11. Cancellations can only be made within the first two weeks of this course, and will result in a refund of $400. Cancellations made after the first two weeks of class are non-refundable. Upon canceling, the student will be enrolled in Honors Geometry during the 2020-2021 school year.

Algebra Readiness Camp for incoming 9th graders

Due to COVID-19 social distance requirements, this course will be conducted online via Zoom. In the Algebra Readiness Camp, students will improve their division, multiplication, addition and subtraction skills working with whole numbers, decimals and fractions to prepare for high school math. In this course, students strengthen their quantitative foundation, critical thinking and problem solving skills while boosting their confidence and readiness to start the new year. This camp is strongly recommended for incoming 9th graders who were placed in Algebra 1.

  • Cost: $199 $100
  • Dates: July 13 - July 17 (M-F)
  • Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Deadline to Register: July 5
  • Refund Policy: A non-refundable deposit of 25% is required upon registration. The remaining amount is due by July 8. Cancellations can only be made during the week prior to the first day of the camp. Cancellations made after the first day are non-refundable.

Science Readiness Camp for incoming 9th graders

Due to COVID-19 social distance requirements, this course will be conducted online via Zoom. In the Science Readiness Camp, students strengthen their laboratory, basic mathematics and study skills. They learn how to make quantitative and qualitative observations while using the scientific method to explore real-world phenomena. This camp is highly recommended for incoming 9th graders who were placed in Biology.

  • Cost: $199 $100
  • Dates: July 13 - July 17 (M-F)
  • Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Deadline to Register: July 5
  • Refund Policy: A non-refundable deposit of 25% is required upon registration. The remaining amount is due by July 8. Cancellations can only be made during the week prior to the first day of the camp. Cancellations made after the first day are non-refundable.

Summer Writing Workshop for incoming 9th graders

Due to COVID-19 social distance requirements, this course will be conducted online via Zoom. In this Summer Writing Workshop, students will develop the skills necessary to be critical readers and  competent writers. Students will learn how to develop strong thesis statements, introduction, body, and conclusion paragraphs. Students will learn to self-assess their writing, to set goals for themselves, and to work with deliberateness to improve their writing.

  • Cost: $199 $100
  • Dates: July 6 - July 17 (M-F)
  • Time: 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
  • Deadline to Register: June 22
  • Refund Policy: A non-refundable deposit of 25% is required upon registration. The remaining amount is due by June 24. Cancellations can only be made during the week prior to the first day of the camp. Cancellations made after the first day are non-refundable.


**Incoming 9th Grade students will be able to take all three camps (math, science, writing) if they would like to.

Online Summer Remediation - For Returning Students

Students who earned D or F grades in either semester of the 2019-2020 school year may be required to remediate those grades in order to move to the next course in the sequence, receive graduation units, and/or remain eligible for college admissions. Students needing remediation will receive an e-mail and official letter shortly after the last day of school indicating which class(es) need to be remediated and whether remediation is required or recommended. Upon receipt of this information, students and parents must register for one of the summer remediation options provided.

SJND will offer summer remediation online this summer through BYU Independent Study. Students will be able to meet with academic content tutors virtually and receive personalized attention and course management from the Summer Academics Coordinator and staff. Students may register for multiple remediation courses at the same time.

  • Cost: $599 $350 for one course, $250 for each additional course (This cost covers all course fees, textbooks, and tutors/proctors)
  • Dates: June 10 - July 22
  • Deadline to register: June 8
  • Summer School Lab Hours: Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Refund Policy: A non-refundable deposit of 25% is required upon registration. The remaining amount is due by June 12. Cancellations can only be made within the first two weeks of the summer remediation program, and will result in a refund of $250 for one course and $100 for each additional course. Cancellations made after the first two weeks are non-refundable. Cancellations will only be granted upon proof of enrollment in the same course at an approved institution.
     

Contact: Mr. Nick Ratto, Learning Support Coordinator
nratto@sjnd.org
(510) 995-9451