Period 2 10:15-11:45

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 Literature 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- Language Arts and Social Studies

Grade 2

Period 2 10:15-11:45

Instructor- Jennifer Murphy

Location- Online

This oral and written language 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. They will practice phonemic awareness as well as finding main characters, settings, story sequence, key details, and how to summarize.

 

Bridge to 3rd Grade- Math and Science

Grade 3

Period 2 10:15-11:45

Instructor- Nickie Oh-Saxon 

Location- Online

This class will review, enrich, and challenge your incoming 3rd grader's number sense!  We'll reinforce basic facts, computation, alternative algorithms, and problem solving........all through fun and play!  STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) will be present throughout the Science investigations students participate in!

 

Bridge to 4th Grade 

Grade- 4

Period 2  10:15-11:45

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!

 

Summer Arts and Crafts Goes Viral!

Grades 1-3

Period 1 - 10:15-11:45

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.

 

Court is in Session:  Intro to Mock Trial

Grade 5-7

Period 2  10:15-11:45

Instructor- Summer Cervantez

Location- Online

Are you always asking the important questions? Do you love to argue? Ever imagine what it was like to be a lawyer in a courtroom? Welcome to Mock Trial! Students will read and analyze legal cases, act out cases, and take part in trials as lawyers and witnesses in fictitious criminal cases. Students will acquire a better understanding of our judicial system, while developing critical thinking and public speaking skills. Students will learn about the fundamentals of persuasion, practice reasoning skills, and work on that crucial skill of “learning to think on their feet." Come join the HMS Mock Trial Coach, with special appearances by HMS Mock Trial Team Members!  Special online considerations:  We are about to see how justice can be delivered in any situation.  As long as we have the means to make our arguments and hear one another, Mock Trial forges ahead!  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.

 

Film Making

Grades 4-7

Period 2 10:15-11:45

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.

 

STEM LAB

Grades 4-6

Period 2 10:15-11:45

Instructor- Amy Erenay

Location- Online

Get ready to engineer problem/solution tools, build robotics, 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!

 

Study Skills for Success

Grades 5-7

Period 2  10:15-11:45

Instructor- Elise Brunner

Location- Online

Establishing effective study habits is critical to a student’s success in school.  This class will cover a variety of strategies that will help you boost your grades and set you up for academic success!  Some of the topics that will be covered in this class are time management, note-taking, goal setting and prioritizing, paper organization, test preparation, test-taking strategies, homework and project planning, and memorization techniques …. just to name a few!  Lessons are taught in a fun, engaging, and interactive manner. The skills you gain in this class will positively impact your life - both inside and outside the classroom!

 

Be a Computer Game Designer!

Grades 6-7

Period 2  10:15-11:45

Instructor- Stephanie Moffat

Location- Online

Learn how to design and modify your own online, digital games! Game design teaches technical, artistic, cognitive, social, and linguistic skills, increasing STEAM literacy (Science, Technology, Engineering, Artistic, and Mechanics). Students learn the basics of digital game design through engaging games-based lessons. They experiment, test, play, design, communicate, and collaborate -- ultimately creating games, models, simulations, and stories that they can publish and share with others! This course emphasizes gaming and design literacy, not programming -- perfect for students who like creating stories, designing games, and having fun.

 

ELD- English Language Development

Grades 6-8

Period 2  10:15-11:45

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.