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.

 

Camp TK

Grade  TK

Block- 8:30-11:30

Instructor- Catherine Chiang

Welcome to Camp TK! This introduction to TK will focus on problem solving, creativity, independence, and oral language. Students will learn how to express themselves and their feelings orally and through drawing and writing. Activities will emphasize fine motor skills and revolve around letters, letter sounds, and numbers. Students will be delving into culinary arts, such as making a caterpillar out of fruit, making sushi, and creating s’mores! We will also be young innovators and immersing ourselves in STEAM— science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Students must qualify for TK enrollment for the 2020-21 school year. Students must be potty trained.

 

Intro to Kindergarten Block

Grade- K ($800)

Period 1 and 2  8:30-11:30

Instructor- DruAnn Crouch & Joanne Javier

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This introduction to kindergarten will give the child a feeling of self-confidence and familiarity with school routine. Many fun and interesting activities that foster social development and academic growth will be presented in this class. Students will be introduced to math, reading, writing, and science concepts using the Common Core. Other activities that will be presented are: daily art lessons, health and nutrition, and safety (with a visit from the San Marino Fire Dept.)

 

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 & Brian Jehue

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This course will provide students with exposure to the concepts and methods that will be in use in first grade. The Reading 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

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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 

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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!

 

Busy Brains:  Odyssey of the Mind

Grade 4-6

Period 1  8:30-10:00

Instructor- Summer Cervantez

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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 as teams to solve many brain teasers and hands-on problems. The course emphasizes teaching students to communicate and resolve conflict through group collaboration.

 

Hang Ten, Make fun Art

Grades 4-6

Period 1 -8:30-10:00  

Instructor- Kyunghee Poneck AKA Ms. Ogita

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Have fun with drawing, painting,  printmaking, fabric art, play with clay and more!  Join the fun filled art making while developing art techniques as well.  Every week there will be different genre of art introduced. We will have a mini summer art show the last week of summer school.  

 

Film Making

Grades 5-7

Period 1 8:30-10:00

Instructor- Patrick Stopford

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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.

 

Indoor & Outdoor Gaming

Grades 4-7

Period 1  8:30-10:00

Instructor- Angel Solis

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Students will use critical thinking, problem-solving, and strategy during activities which include Chess, checkers, Jenga, Operation, Monopoly, Trouble, Crazy Bones, a variety of card games, and more. Students will participate in contests & tournaments to apply strategy, and critical thinking skills learned during the course. Who will be our Chess champion? Outdoor activities include students participating in many popular fun traditional games like basketball, soccer, non-traditional kickball, and water-filled activities. Traditional games will focus on fitness for life, cooperative game play, and sportsmanship. To cool off students will be involved in activities participating in water wars, water speed hoops, and water tunnel dodgeball, using sponge balls.

 

Let’s Talk Spanish!

Grades 4-6

Period 1 8:30-10:00

Instructor- Cecilia Salgado

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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.

 

Writing Skills for 6th Grade

Grade 6

Period 1  8:30-10:00

Instructor- Stephanie Moffat

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Jumpstart 6th grade writing and critical thinking skills in this engaging, activity-based course! Students will create a 3-D Interactive Writing Skills Notebook aligned to Grade 6 Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Each week they will practice a different mode of writing (expository, argumentative, descriptive, etc.) using the skills learned. Focus is on writing and thinking skills that produce clear, exemplary writing. We’ll let dead verbs “rest-in-peace,” create superb sentences and paragraphs, and learn the insider’s tricks for responding to literature. Students at all levels will gain the confidence to be effective middle school thinkers and writers. The Writing Skills Notebook the student produces will be a valuable reference guide for use in middle school and beyond.

 

Science Smorgasboard

Grades 4-7

Period 1 8:30-10:00

Instructor- Jim Dahlstein

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This engaging, hands-on science class will challenge students as they design and create STEM- integrated projects. Major topics and activities will include: Magnetism and electricity, solar power (ovens and cars), blueprint design and construction of balsa wood towers and bridges, rocketry, and food science.This class is the perfect platform for learning various math, science, and engineering topics. Still going strong after 18 years, this course fills up quickly, so enroll your child today!

 

STEM LAB

Grades 1-3

Period 1 8:30-10:00

Instructor- Amy Erenay

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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!

 

Lights, Camera, Action

Grades 1-3

Period 1 8:30-10:00

Instructor- Krista Diaz

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This is a project based learning curriculum that inspires creativity and self-expression.  We will practice essential reading and writing skills through scripts, interviews, acting and reader’s theater while also learning basic video editing skills. Go behind the camera this summer for this introductory class in video production.

 

Writing Skills for 7th Grade

Grade 7

Period 1 8:30-10:00

Instructor- Elise Brunner

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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. Students will create an Interactive Writing Skills Notebook aligned to Grade 7 Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The focus of the class is on structured skills and strategies which produce clear, organized, exemplary writing. Students will practice responding to prompts and claims, citing examples to support arguments, and much more! The Interactive Writing Skills Notebook that each student produces will be a valuable reference guide for use in middle school and beyond.

 

6th Grade Math Fundamentals

Grade 6

Period 1  8:30-10:00

Instructor- Chrystal Dahlstein

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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.

 

Art Across the Curriculum

Grades 3-5

Period 1  8:30-10:00

Instructor- Lisa Goyco

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Get ready to get creative, Art is everywhere! This fun and creative Summer class will explore the ways in which students can integrate the visual arts in Math, Reading, and Social Studies. We will work with a range of materials and use what we learn in all three subject areas to create beautiful pieces. Let's get artsy!

 

Sports Blitz

Grades 2-4

Period 1  8:30-10:00

Instructor- Neil Almoite 

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PE Sports and Games!

Come out and enjoy all your favorite  P.E. games! Capture The Flag, Bees & Wasps, football, kickball, and agility courses!

 

ELD- English Language Development

Grades 2-5

Period 1   8:30-10:00

Instructor- Leticia Aranda

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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.