Period 1 8:30-10:00

June 1- July 10, 2020

$400 per class

 

Please register your student in the grade they will enroll in for the 2020-21 school year.

K-7 Registration opens February 21, 2020. All classes will be online this summer!

 

 

Bridge to 1st Grade Block (1st and 2nd Period)

Grade 1 ($800)

Period 1 8:30-10:00

Period 2 10:15-11:45

Instructors- Heidi Derrick & Casey Anderson

Location- Online

This course will provide students with exposure to the concepts and methods that will be in use in first grade. The Liteture based portion of the block will reinforce and expand language arts skills. Special emphasis will foster successful word blending, word recognition, sight word vocabulary, sentence writing as well as a love of reading. The Math and Science portion is designed to strengthen children's number sense and to review and advance essential basic skills for 1st grade. Students will play games and enjoy ways to practice number skills, especially those that help children develop fact power! STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) will be present throughout the Science investigations students participate in!

 

Bridge to 2nd Grade- Math and Science

Grade 2

Period 1 8:30-10:00

Instructor- Jennifer Murphy

Location- Online

This course will provide students with exposure to the methods and concepts that will be covered in second grade. Students will be able to practice their mathematical skills and strategies through hands-on activities, games  and project based learning.

 

Bridge to 3rd Grade- Language Arts

Grade 3

Period 1 8:30-10:00

Instructor- Nickie Oh-Saxon 

Location- Online 

This Language Arts class puts a strong emphasis on grade level reading and writing skills. Students will have the opportunity to practice narrative, opinion, and informational writing. Students will read fiction and nonfiction texts from a variety of print sources. They will practice phonemic awareness as well as finding main characters, settings, story sequence, key details, and how to summarize. Students will learn through poetry, sequencing, patterning, story retelling, and sensory activities. This class will be an adventure in literacy!

 

Bridge to 4th Grade

Grade- 4

Period 1  8:30-10:00

Instructor- Lisa Goyco

Location- Online

Feeling like you need a little boost before moving on to 4th grade? You've come to the right place! In this class we will go over ELA, Math, and Writing concepts to get you in tip-top shape for 4th grade work. We will have engaging lessons, group activities, and projects to get students feeling confident and ready for the year ahead......right from the comfort of their living room!

 

Busy Brains:  Odyssey of the Mind

Grade 3-6

Period 1  8:30-10:00

Instructor- Summer Cervantez

Location- Online

Do you like brainstorming, building, performing, and teamwork? Do you always know more than one way to solve a problem? Are you creative, or want to learn to be more creative? Odyssey of the Mind is for you! This course is based on the well-recognized Odyssey of the Mind program, a respected and global problem solving competition. This course introduces students to both critical and creative thinking demands. This course combines art, drama, science, crafts, and analysis in a student-centered environment. Students work to solve many brain teasers and hands-on problems.   Special online considerations:  The spirit of Odyssey of the Mind is to solve problems, no matter what.  I'm looking forward to charging ahead and working with students in a new way!  This is a wonderful class for households with both one student, and households with multiple students, since siblings can have the benefit of working on hands-on problems with each other.   Needed materials for class will be assembled and available for pick up the first week of summer school.  Arrangements for drop-off can also be made with the teacher.  

 

Summer Arts and Crafts Goes Viral!

Grades 4-6

Period 1 -8:30-10:00  

Instructor- Chelsea Javier

Location- Online

Have fun with drawing, painting,  printmaking, fabric art, paper and more!  Join the fun filled art making while developing art techniques as well.  Every week there will be different special guest join our online class! We will have a mini summer art show the last week of summer school. Art supplies will be provided and available for pick-up before June 1, 2020.

 

Film Making

Grades 4-7

Period 1 8:30-10:00

Instructor- Patrick Stopford

Location- Online

Learn Film Making For : Vlogs, School Projects, Short Movies. Learn professional level camera shots, angles, story-boarding, script writing, film editing. Students will also learn Green Screen filming and editing. Students will make movies from idea/concept to finished productions. Everything broken down into easy steps. Students will participate in weekly student film-fest screenings: students will show their movies to the class. Instruction will be provided by a "live" Google meet. Students will need their own device that supports iMovie. Students will work in a digital environment, and all material will be provided in this "hands on" digital class. Students will work on film pieces and film study.

 

Let’s Talk Spanish!

Grades 4-6

Period 1 8:30-10:00

Instructor- Lily Monroy

Location- Online

Let’s have fun while learning to speak Spanish. The focus of this class is to enable your child in having simple conversations in Spanish. We will be building our vocabulary, conversing through practice and discussion of current events, culture, music, and food. To help us achieve our goal, we will also be playing a variety of games like Spanish Bingo, Monopoly, Apples to Apples, La Loteria and Toma Todo. We will learn to order food from a menu and complete a simple food project in class.

 

STEM LAB

Grades 1-3

Period 1 8:30-10:00

Instructor- Amy Erenay

Location- Online

Get ready to engineer problem/solution tools, build, code, and garden! The STEM Lab offers a creative space to inspire kids as they experiment with important STEM concepts and cutting edge technology. Whether you’ve got a future engineer, architect, technology whiz or scientist in your midst, this class allows students learn, create, and explore!

 

Writing Skills for Middle School Students

Grade 6-7

Period 1 8:30-10:00

Instructor- Elise Brunner

Location- Online

Whether you’re a strong writer or you desire to improve your writing and critical thinking skills, you will get plenty of support and practice in this engaging, activity-based course! Each week, students will address a different mode of writing (i.e. expository, argumentative, narrative, descriptive) using the skills learned throughout the week.  The focus of the class is on structured skills and strategies which produce clear, organized, exemplary writing.  Additionally, some lessons will be text-based and incorporate literary skills such as theme, point of view, conflict, figurative language ... just to name a few!  Students will practice responding to prompts and claims, citing examples to support arguments, and much more!  Learners at all levels will gain the confidence to be effective middle school thinkers and writers.

 

6th Grade Math Fundamentals

Grade 6

Period 1  8:30-10:00

Instructor- Chrystal Dahlstein

Location- Online

If you are looking for a head-start on the HMS math curriculum and want your child prepared for the 2019-2020 school year - this is the class to build confidence.  This experienced 6th Grade Math Teacher at Huntington Middle School will be reviewing the math lessons taught in 5th grade and cover the 1st Quarter math curriculum in 6th Grade.  Concepts taught will be: Ratios and Rates, Fractions, Decimals, Percents, Computing Multi-Digit Numbers, Multiplying and Dividing Fractions. A math test will be administered each Friday to assess their understanding.

 

ELD- English Language Development

Grades 2-5

Period 1   8:30-10:00

Instructor- Leticia Aranda

Location-Online

In this fun filled summer ELD course, students will experience the integration of listening, speaking, reading and writing.   Social Studies and Science content areas will be heavily emphasized in this course. Research indicates that language is acquired most effectively when the emphasis is on meaning and the message. Getting a head start on grade-level content will certainly help students more readily acquire academic subject matter and improve student understanding on day one of the school year.