Summer Classes at SHS

Mrs. Canfield’s Class for Incoming 3rd Graders

The main focus of this class will be to prepare your child for a successful 3rd grade start AND to complete part of the required summer reading homework. In this engaging novel study, students will practice key skills in reading fluency, comprehension, writing responses, sequencing, vocabulary development and much more! Part of the day will also be spent on preparing for 3rd grade Singapore math concepts with personalized instruction for each student and beginning of the year test prep.

Details:

  • When: Mon-Fri August 12-16, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Where: Mr. Granlund’s classroom, 4B
  • Cost: $220 (please make checks to SHS and in the memo please write Mrs. Canfield 3rd gr camp)
  • How to sign up: E-mail Mrs. Canfield to save your spot. Space is limited! jcanfield@sacredheart.org

Ms. Huisentruit’s Class for Incoming 5th Graders

Help your student jump start the upcoming school year with Summer Studies! Ms. Huisentruit will work with incoming 5th graders on reading, math, and writing. In this week-long workshop, students will:

  • work on the summer reading and math assignments (students should come to class having read Blood on the River and with most math work completed)
  • sharpen important math concepts, including multi-digit multiplication and division, fractions, and decimals
  • preview the year’s vocabulary and spelling curriculum
  • brush up on writing skills with a fun art and writing project

Details

  • When: Mon-Fri August 12-16, 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Where: Ms. Huisentruit’s classroom, 5B
  • Cost: $220 (please make checks to SHS and in the memo please write Ms. Huisentruit 5th gr camp)
  • How to sign up: Space is limited! Please register via https://tinyurl.com/shs5th

Ms. Covington’s Language Arts Class for Incoming 7th Graders

Help your student jump start the upcoming school year. Ms. Covington will work with incoming 7th graders on critical skills they need to be successful in 7th grade language arts.

Students will:

  • complete their summer reading work including the summer reading packet (student should come to the first class having read the first 30 pages of their book)
  • review important 6th grade reading comprehension skills
  • brush up on writing and grammar skills with creative compositions
  • preview the skills needed for the beginning-of-the-year writing assessment

Details:

  • When: Mon-Fri August 12-16; 10:30am-12:00pm (snacks provided)
  • Where: SHS Ms. Covington’s Classroom
  • Cost:$200 (please make checks to SHS and in the memo please write Ms. Covington 7th L.A. camp). A nonrefundable deposit of $50 is due by June 12 to Ms. Covington to reserve a spot. Balance due to Main Office by registration deadline.
  • Please bring your summer novel and summer reading packet to class
  • Minimum of 12 students / maximum 26 students

A registration deadline of June 12, 2019 was established to determine if enough students register to be able to run the class. Please register via the Signup Genius link.


Ms. Covington’s Language Arts Class for Incoming 8th Graders

Help your student jump start the upcoming school year. Ms. Covington will work with incoming 8th graders on critical skills they need to be successful in 8th grade language arts.

Students will:

  • complete their summer reading work including the summer reading packet (student should come to the first class having read the first 60 pages of their book)
  • review important 7th grade reading comprehension skills
  • brush up on writing and grammar skills with creative compositions
  • preview the skills needed for the beginning-of-the-year writing assessment

Details:

  • When: Mon-Fri August 12-16; 9:00am-10:30pm (snacks provided)
  • Where: SHS Ms. Covington’s Classroom
  • Cost: $200 (please make checks to SHS and in the memo please write Ms. Covington 8th L.A. camp). A nonrefundable deposit of $50 is due by June 12 to Ms. Covington to reserve a spot. Balance due to Main Office by registration deadline.
  • Please bring your summer novel and summer reading packet to class
  • Minimum of 12 students / maximum 26 students

A registration deadline of June 12, 2019 was established to determine if enough students register to be able to run the class. Please register via the Signup Genius link.


Ms. Ward’s Class for Incoming 8th Graders

Come and get a jump into your 8th grade math curriculum. This class will prepare students for the upcoming year in math!

Students will:

  • get a refresher of the 7th grade math essentials
  • get a week of math instruction and practice to be prepped and ready to enter 8th grade math confident, on pace, and with an edge
  • cover rational number operations, simplifying expressions, solving equations and inequalities, graphing equations, percentages, and applications with extensions into geometry and data analysis
  • get reinforcement/assistance on questions they may have after they worked through the summer math packet

I have offered this class for the last 4 years, and it has been the most successful class ever!! Students leave that week feeling confident and refreshed and ready to roll into a rigorous 8th grade math curriculum. 8th grade math is a tough curriculum, and this will give students the confidence they need to enter such a big year ready to go! The class will combine whole group instruction with differentiated collaborative learning practice. We will dedicate a portion of the class each day to answering and addressing the questions/topics in the mandatory summer math packet that is graded on correctness.

Details:

  • When: Mon-Fri August 12-16; 10:30am-12:00pm
  • Where: SHS Ms. Ward’s Classroom
  • Cost: $200 (please make checks to SHS and in the memo please write Ms. Ward 8th gr math camp.  A nonrefundable deposit of $50 is due by June 12 to Ms. Ward to reserve a spot. Payment can also be made in full by June 12.
  • Please bring your completed summer math packet to class
  • Minimum of 12 students / maximum 26 students

A registration deadline of June 12, 2019 was established to determine if enough students register to be able to run the class. Please register via the Signup Genius link.


Ms. Ward’s Class for Incoming 7th Graders

Come and get a jump into your 7th grade math curriculum. This class will prepare students for the upcoming year in math!

Students will:

  • get a refresher of the 6th grade math essentials
  • get a week of math instruction and practice to be prepped and ready to enter 7th grade math confident, on pace, and with an edge
  • cover rational number and integer operations, simplifying expressions, solving equations, percentages, and applications with extensions into geometry and data analysis
  • get reinforcement/assistance on questions they may have after they worked through the summer math packet

The class will combine whole group instruction with differentiated collaborative learning practice. We will dedicate a portion of the class each day to answering and addressing the questions/topics in the mandatory summer math packet that is graded on correctness.

Details:

  • When: Mon-Fri August 12-16; 9:00am-10:30am
  • Where: SHS Ms. Ward’s Classroom
  • Cost: $200 (please make checks to SHS and in the memo please write Ms. Ward 7th gr math camp). A nonrefundable deposit of $50 is due by June 12 to Ms. Ward to reserve a spot. Payment can also be made in full by June 12.
  • Please bring your completed summer math packet to class
  • Minimum of 12 students / maximum 26 students

A registration deadline of June 12, 2019 was established to determine if enough students register to be able to run the class. Please register via the Signup Genius link.


Ms. Ward’s Class for Incoming 6th Graders

Welcome to Middle School Math! Come get a jump start into your 6th grade year and feel confident enter middle school math. Meet one of your middle school math teachers, get familiar with the math program, have some fun refreshing concepts and get an edge into the school year with some math practice. 

Students will:

  • get a refresher of the 5th grade math essentials
  • get a week of math instruction and practice to be prepped and ready to enter 6th grade math confident and on pace
  • cover rational number and whole number operations, be introduced to integer operations, be introduced to simplifying expressions and solving equations, percentages, and applications with extensions into geometry and data analysis
  • get reinforcement/assistance on questions they may have after they worked through the summer math packet

Details:

  • When: Mon-Fri August 12-16; 12:30pm-2:00pm
  • Where: SHS Ms. Ward’s Classroom
  • Cost: $200 (please make checks to SHS and in the memo please write Ms. Ward 6th gr math camp). A nonrefundable deposit of $50 is due by June 12 to Ms. Ward to reserve a spot. Payment can also be made in full by June 12.
  • Please bring your completed summer math packet to class
  • Minimum of 12 students / maximum 26 students

A registration deadline of June 12, 2019 was established to determine if enough students register to be able to run the class. Please register via the Signup Genius link.