Summer Academy

June 17 - July 19
Maryvale Preparatory School (11300 Falls Road, Lutherville MD 21093)

We invite Maryvale students as well as students from area schools to participate in our Summer Academy to enhance your academic journey!

1) Registration Deadline: All students must be registered and paid in full by Monday, June 10.

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum enrollments. Register by May 10 to receive a discounted rate (online courses not included).

2) Dates: June 17 - July 19 (no class on July 4).
Most classes run Monday through Thursday and will meet during one of the sessions below:
  • Session 1 – 8 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
  • Session 2 – 10 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
3) Course Offerings: We offer four types of classes during Summer Academy.
  • Traditional: Class takes place in a regular classroom setting
  • Tutoring: Small group tutoring sessions scheduled individually
  • Hybrid: Classes take place both in person and online
  • Online: Classes take place in an online setting. No in-person meeting times are needed.

4) Registration: Please fill out the required fields below, checking the specific courses in which you are registering. Please ensure that you have clicked "Submit" to finalize registration.

5) Payment: You may pay by credit card using the form below.

Payments are non-refundable unless a course is canceled due to low enrollment.

6) Attendance/Discipline:
  • Students who miss more than two class days will not receive credit for the course. If this occurs, a student will not be able to return to Maryvale in the fall. Two tardies count towards as one absence. Please be on time for class!
  • Students are expected to follow the guidelines set forth in the Maryvale Student Handbook with regard to behavior, etc.
7) Dress Code: Students are expected to be neat. Closed-toe shoes are required. If a student arrives to school dressed inappropriately, he/she may be sent home to change or his/her parents may be called and requested to bring more appropriate attire to school for their child.
The following items are NOT permitted:
  • T-shirts with inappropriate wording or graphics
  • Halter-tops or any strapless garment
  • Spandex
  • Shorts or cut-offs (Knee-length Bermuda shorts are acceptable.)
  • Garments with spaghetti straps
  • Bare midriffs
  • Sweatpants
  • Any clothing with holes

8) Contact: For questions, please contact Dr. Victor Shin, Assistant Head of School/Upper School Head, at shinv@maryvale.com.

Course Offerings

Incoming High School Courses for Maryvale and Non-Maryvale Students

High School Prep English/Study Skills (Tutoring)

Students reinforce their grammar, writing and reading skills in this course, which is designed to prepare incoming ninth graders for high school English.

Cost: $425* per student before or on May 10; $500* per student after May 10

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies

High School Prep Math/Study Skills (Tutoring)

This is a skills intensive class that will review basic math skills and Pre-Algebra concepts. It is a class designed for students beginning Algebra I during the fall semester.

Cost: $425* per student before or on May 10; $500* per student after May 10

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies.


Initial Credit Courses for Maryvale and Non-Maryvale Students

Algebra Companion to Geometry (Traditional/Tutoring)

This is a skills intensive class that will review Algebra concepts focusing on factoring, linear equations, quadratic equations, functions, radical expressions and a host of other topics. It is a class designed for students beginning Geometry (all levels) during the fall semester. Course is subject to minimum enrollment registrations.

Prerequisite:
Approval from the Upper School Head

Cost: $425* per student before or on May 10; $500* per student after May 10

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies.

American Government (Hybrid)

This course will provide students with a foundation in American government. They will examine the structure of the Constitution and its function as a framework for our government, laws and political system. Landmark Supreme Court cases will be presented. Students will learn their rights and responsibilities as citizens in our democracy. Upon successful completion, Maryvale students will satisfy their half Government credit towards graduation. The course will meet at Maryvale on the following dates: June 17, July 3 and July 18 from 10 a.m. - 1145 a.m. The rest of the course dates will meet online. Course is subject to minimum enrollment registrations.

Prerequisite: A cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above, approval from the Upper School Head and a rising 11th or 12th grader

Cost: $425* per student before or on May 10; $500* per student after May 10

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies.

Art I/Art Foundations (Traditional)

This course will enable students to gain an understanding of the value of art in their daily lives. Students learn fundamental skills in the creation of art. This course introduces students to creative problem solving as well as observational drawing skills. Students will acquire the visual vocabularies of art history and criticism. Learning how to give and receive constructive feedback also will be a component of the class. There is no need to purchase a text; students will use a classroom set of the text, β€œThe Visual Experience.” Students are required to keep a journal as well as visit a museum independently. This course satisfies half of the Fine Arts graduation requirement and provides a foundation for further specialized study in art.

Cost: $475* per student before or on May 10; $550* per student after May 10

*$50 supply fee included

Note: This course runs from June 17 - June 28 from 8 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Health/Wellness (Online)

This course provides an overview of health. Students will learn how lifestyles can affect wellness and the ways in which people can maximize their physical, emotional and social health through positive lifestyle choices. Additional lesson topics include nutrition and exercise, body systems and reproduction, alcohol and drug awareness, and disease and consumer health. Upon successful completion, Maryvale students will satisfy their half Wellness credit towards graduation.

Prerequisite: A cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above and approval from the Upper School Head

Session 1: June 19-July 19
Session 2: July 22- August 16

Cost: $300 per student (additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies)

Sacraments (Hybrid)

Meeting Jesus in the Sacraments reveals the sacraments as the definitive way that Jesus remains present to the Church and the world today. The text explores concrete ways for students to understand the sacraments, participate in their rites and benefit from their graces. Upon successful completion, Maryvale students will satisfy their Sacraments credit towards graduation. The course will meet at Maryvale on the following dates: June 17, July 3 and July 18 from 10 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. The rest of the course dates will meet online. Course is subject to minimum enrollment registrations.

Prerequisite: A cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above, 88% or higher in English 9, approval from the Upper School Head and a rising 10th grader

Cost: $425 per student before or on May 10; $500 per student after May 10

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies.

Theater I (Traditional)

This course explores the creative acting process by introducing the emotional, intellectual and kinesthetic resources central to performing. It examines the application of vocal and physical choices to develop characters. Analysis of texts and theory are taught through focused improvisation, movement exercises and monologue/scene study. Through the stage-acting technique, Theatre I begins the process of developing yourself as a honed communication tool. Comfortable naturalism on stage is the goal as students explore their personal awareness as well as awareness of others and their surroundings.

Cost: $425* per student before or on May 10; $500* per student after May 10

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies.

Note: This course runs from June 26 - July 18 from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Credit Recovery Courses for Maryvale and Non-Maryvale Students

For students who either did not pass a course during the school year (received an F/64% or below) or would like to improve their standing as well as enrich their knowledge.

Algebra I (Tutoring)

This course reflects a traditional approach to algebra concepts. Key concepts are presented in a proven sequence that enables students to acquire important algebra skills and to reason mathematically. Topics include properties of equality, graphs, linear equations, absolute value, systems of equations, proportions and rational expressions, graphing and solving quadratic equations, and radical expressions. A TI-84 calculator is required.

Cost: $425* per student before or on May 10; $500* per student after May 10

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies)

Algebra II (Tutoring)

This course integrates algebra with other math topics as well as other academic disciplines. Topics of study are linear equations, inequalities, quadratic functions, polynomials and polynomial functions, powers, roots, radicals, exponential and logarithmic functions, rational functions and trig ratios. A TI-84 calculator is required.

Cost: $425* per student before or on May 10; $500* per student after May 10

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies)

Geometry (Tutoring)

This course emphasizes the relationships among geometric figures and concepts. Specifically, students will explore basic figures (points, lines, and planes), parallel lines, congruence, similarity, polygons, coordinate geometry, area, volume, circles and right triangle trigonometry. Students will apply logical thinking throughout the course, without an emphasis on formal proofs. There will be an emphasis on solving real world applications using these concepts throughout the course. A TI-84 calculator is required.

Cost: $425* per student before or on May 10; $500* per student after May 10

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies



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