Summer Academy

Information, Course Offerings and Registration

1) Registration Deadline: All students must be registered and paid in full by Monday, June 11. Please note all courses are subject to minimum enrollments. Register by May 11 and save (online courses not included).

2) Dates: June 18th - July 19th (no class on July 4th). All classes run Monday through Thursday and will meet during one of the sessions below:
Session 1 – 8:00-9:45am
Session 2 – 10:00-11:45am

3) Course Offerings: We offer 4 types of classes during Summer Academy:
Traditional: Classes takes places 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 off the specific courses that you will be registering for. Please ensure that you have clicked Submit, to finalize registration.

5) Payment: You may pay by credit card using the form below. If paying by check, make the check payable to Maryvale Preparatory School and include your child's name on the memo line. Please send all checks by Monday, June 11. Payments are non-refundable unless a course is canceled due to low enrollment.

6) Attendance/Discipline:
  • Students who miss more than 2 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. 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 at 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, contact Dr. Victor Shin, 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 (Traditional or Tutoring)

Students reinforce their grammar, writing, and reading skills in this course, which is designed to prepare incoming 9th graders for high school English. With low enrollment, this class may convert to a tutoring model.

Cost:
$425* per student before or on May 11
$500* per student after May 11

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies.

High School Prep Math/Study Skills (Traditional or 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 1 during the fall semester.

Cost:
$425* per student before or on May 11
$500* per student after May 11

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies.

Initial Credit Courses for Maryvale and non-Maryvale Students

Algebra 1 Part 2 (Traditional)

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 11; $500* per student after May 11

*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 ½ Government credit towards graduation. The course will meet at Maryvale on the following dates: 6/18, 7/2, and 7/19 from 10:00-11:45. 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 and approval from the Upper School Head and be a rising 11th or 12th grader

Cost: $425* per student before or on May 11; $500* per student after May 11

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies.

Art 1/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, “The Visual Experience.” This course satisfies half of the Fine Arts graduation requirement and provides a foundation for further specialized study in art. Course is subject to minimum enrollment registrations.

Cost: $425* per student before or on May 11; $500* per student after May 11

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies.

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 ½ Wellness credit towards graduation.

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

Session 1: June 20-July 20
Session 2: July 23- August 17

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

Research Skills for Humanities (Traditional)

Students who enroll in this summer class will be exposed to and practice research methods that will help shape their capacity to research and write from high-school to graduate school. Enrolled students will gain a familiarity with current research technologies used in collegiate libraries across the globe, and will be empowered with skills, effective research procedures, and dynamic approaches to topics in the Humanities. Additionally, students will receive in-depth instruction on MLA and APA formatting, understand how to apply Boolean logic to online searches, recognize and identify reliable sources, and enhance their skills to synthesize new ideas through their research. Students will perform unique research on an individualized topic over the course, the completion of which will prepare them for researching, compiling, and writing on a collegiate level. Course is subject to minimum enrollment registrations.

Prerequisite: This course is open to rising 9th-12th graders

Cost: $425 per student before or on May 11; $500 per student after May 11

*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: 6/18, 7/2, and 7/19 from 10:00-11:45. 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 be a rising 10th grader

Cost: $425 per student before or on May 11; $500 per student after May 11

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies.

Credit Recovery Courses for Maryvale and non-Maryvale Students

Algebra 1 (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 11; $500* per student after May 11

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies)

Algebra 2 (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 11; $500* per student after May 11

*Additional fees may apply for textbooks/supplies)


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