Summer Academy


1) Registration Deadline: All students must be registered and paid in full by Monday, June 12. Register by Monday, May 8 and save $75 per course. Please note that all courses are subject to minimum enrollments. Courses with low enrollment will convert to a tutoring model. 

2) Dates:

  • Monday, June 19 - Thursday, July 20 (no class on July 4). 
  • All classes will run Monday through Thursday and meet from 8 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. OR 10 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 
  • Students will be assigned to sessions based on availability and enrollment.

3) Course Offerings: We offer three types of classes during Summer Academy:

  • Traditional: Classes take place in a regular classroom setting.
  • Hybrid: Classes take place both in-person and online. 
  • Online: Classes take place in an online setting. No in-person meeting times are needed. 

For the complete list of incoming Upper School student course offerings, please click here.

4) Registration: Register online below. To pay by check, click here for a registration form.
 

5) Payment: Please send all checks to Maryvale by Monday, June 12.

Maryvale Preparatory School
Attn: Summer Academy
11300 Falls Road
Lutherville, MD 21093

Please write your child’s name on the memo line. All payments are non-refundable unless a course is canceled due to low enrollment.

6) Attendance/Discipline:

  1. 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 as one absence. Please be on time for class!
  2. Students are expected to follow the guidelines set forth in the Maryvale Student Handbook with regard to appropriate behavior, etc.

7) Dress CodeStudents are expected to be neat. The following items are NOT allowed: T-shirts with inappropriate wording or graphics, halter-tops or any strapless garment, spandex, shorts and cut-offs, or garments with spaghetti straps. Additionally, bare midriffs, sweatpants and any clothing with holes are not permitted. Closed-toe shoes are required. Bermuda shorts (knee-length) are acceptable. If a student arrives at school dressed inappropriately, she/he may be sent home to change or her/his parents may be called and requested to bring more appropriate attire to school for their child. 

8) Contact: For questions, contact Dr. Victor Shin, upper school head and assistant head of school, at shinv@maryvale.com.

Maryvale Summer Academy Registration

STUDENT INFORMATION

GUARDIAN INFORMATION

Summer Academy Offerings

1) Scroll down to review the offerings for: 

- Incoming Upper School Courses
- Initial Credit Courses
- Credit Recovery Courses

2) Indicate the class(es) in which you would like to enroll.

3) Remember to scroll to the bottom of the page and hit SUBMIT to continue to the payment page.

Incoming Upper 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. 

High School Prep Math/Study Skills (Traditional)
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.           

High School Prep Spanish (Traditional/Tutoring)
This is an intensive class that will review basic Spanish speaking, reading, and writing concepts. It is a class designed for students beginning Spanish 1 or need remediation for higher levels. 


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. Prerequisite: Approval from the Upper School Head

SAT/ACT Test Prep (Traditional)
This class is designed to prepare students for the new SAT. This course will teach students the format of the test and provide both strategies and practice for questions on critical reading, sentence completion, grammar, usage, and writing. In addition to reviewing topics from pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry, students will become familiar with the format of the test and learn strategies. This course will also include a discussion of the effective use of a graphing calculator. Much time will be devoted to practice problems similar to those on the SAT.  Students must have a TI-83 Plus/TI-84 calculator.  No grade will be given for this course.

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: 6/19, 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, and 7/20 from 10:00-11:45.  The rest of the course dates will meet online. Prerequisite: A cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above and approval from the Upper School Head and be a rising 11th or 12th grader

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: 6/19, 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, and 7/20 from 10:00-11:45.  The rest of the course dates will meet online. 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

World Religions (Traditional)
In the document Nostra Aetate (In Our Time), the second Vatican Council called for mutual understanding between Catholics and members of other religions. Pope John Paul II did much to enhance relationships between Catholics and others. Students will learn the basic beliefs and traditions of the world’s major religions. Our goal is to enable Maryvale’s graduates to understand other people and to work and live among diverse populations.  Upon successful completion, Maryvale students will satisfy their World Religions credit towards graduation. Prerequisite: A cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above and approval from the Upper School Head and be a rising 11th or 12th grader

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


Credit Recovery Courses for Maryvale and non-Maryvale Students: 

For students that either did not pass a course during the school year (received F/64% or under) or would like to improve their standing and enrich their knowledge.

Algebra 1 (Traditional)
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-83 Plus/TI-84 calculator is required.

Algebra 2 (Traditional)
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-83 Plus/TI-84 calculator is required.


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