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Registration – Step 1

We are accepting late registrations at this time. Please read each course description carefully to see if there are still seats available. SELECT COURSE(S): Review the courses that you would like to take this summer from those listed below. Jesuit students have priority registration until May 1, 2015.  All courses meet Monday through Friday and are open to both Jesuit High School and non-Jesuit High School students unless otherwise noted below. You will only be charged the registration fee(s) when completing your registration. The registration fee is not refundable.

 

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Registration – Step 2

MAKE ONLINE TUITION PAYMENT and PURCHASE TEXTBOOKS: After submitting your electronic application below, the balance of your tuition must be paid immediately. You may pay your remaining balance online by credit card by clicking the button above marked “Click here to make a tuition balance payment.” The required text book listing is available by clicking the button on the right of your screen marked “Required Textbook Listing”. Books should be purchased online at the vendor or website of your choice. Books can not be purchased through Jesuit High School.

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CREDIT COURSES

Incoming Freshmen are only allowed to take Credit Courses after a careful review of the individual candidate’s academic performance, recommendations and test scores. Please contact Josh Palone, Director of Admissions by email at josh.palone@jesuithighschool.org for information.

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a-g requirements

All courses meet the same standards and cover the same material as the regular school year courses.  The following credit courses meet U.C. “a-g” requirements:

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Biology
10 Credits

A discovery approach is used with intensive hands-on experience through laboratory experiments. The course content includes the following topics: cells, functioning plants and animals, genetics, evolution, energy and life, ecosystems, and ecology.

Pre-Requisite: Entering Sophomore year or above

Length: June 15 – July 24, 2015  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tuition: $700 plus $50 registration fee

We have been able to open up more seats for this class. Students on the wait list will be placed ahead of new registrants.

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Chemistry
10 Credits

This class is laboratory oriented. It includes metric measurement, general inorganic chemistry, formula writing, balancing of equations, the mole concept, atomic structure, heats of reactions, chemical equilibrium, organic and nuclear chemistry.

Pre-Requisites: Successful completion of Geometry or Geometry XL and Biology.

Length: June 15 – July 24, 2015  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tuition: $700 plus $50 registration fee

We have opened up another section of Chemistry. Students on the waiting list will be placed ahead of new registrants.

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Physics
10 Credits

Physics is the study of matter and energy.  Course content includes motion, force, energy, momentum, waves, light, electricity and magnetism.  Laboratory experiments and individual projects are an integral part of the course.

Pre-Requisites: Must have completed Chemistry and Algebra II.

Length: June 15 – July 24, 2015  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tuition: $700 plus $50 registration fee

We have added another section of Physics and re-opened this course for new applicants. Students on the waiting list will be placed ahead of new applicants. Questions can be directed to summerschool@jesuithighschool.org. 

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Global Studies III – Western Cultures
5 Credits

This course completes the three semester Global Studies course begun in Freshman year.  It is strongly recommended for those who want to take a full year of band or chorus next year.

Pre-Requisite: Sophomore standing in the Fall

Length: June 15 – July 2, 2015 or July 6 – July 24, 2014  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Tuition: $350 plus $50 registration fee

Session One is now full. Please feel free to register for Session Two or to be added to the waiting list for Session One, please send an email to summerschool@jesuithighschool.org.

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U.S. History
5 or 10 Credits

This course introduces the student to the many political, economic and social concepts and developments that have shaped American society.  Students may take the first semester for three weeks (June 15-July 2) or two semesters for six weeks (June 15-July 24.)

Length: June 15 – July 2, 2015 (one semester) or June 15 – July 24, 2015 (two semesters) Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Tuition: $350 or $700 plus $50 registration fee

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Algebra I
10 Credits

Emphasis is on operations with polynomials and rational expressions, solutions of quadratic equations by factoring and formula and solution of elementary word problems.

Pre-Requisite: Sophomore standing or Freshman remediating course. Jesuit Students must obtain prior department approval

Length: June 15 – July 24, 2015  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tuition: $700 plus $50 registration fee

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Geometry XL
10 Credits

This course is specifically designed for Jesuit High students who are advancing to Algebra II HONORS. In addition to Euclidean plane geometry and geometric figures, the course provides extensive theoretical consideration for the use of formal logic in proofs as well as problem solving. Trigonometry and its applications are introduced to enable the transition in to Algebra II Honors the next academic year. This placement requires the recommendation of your current Algebra teacher and the approval of your counselor and the Director of Scheduling.

Pre-requisite: Sophomore standing in the Fall. Jesuit students must obtain prior department approval

Length: June 15 – July 24, 2015  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tuition: $700 plus $50 registration fee

We have opened up another section of Geometry XL. Please feel free to register.

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Algebra II
10 Credits

Emphasis is placed on the solution of linear/quadratic equations/inequalities; linear/quadratic graphing; function concept/notation and the solution of word problems, including approximation. It is intended for students wishing to achieve advanced placement and those who need to retake Algebra II.

Pre-requisite: Must have completed Algebra I and GeometryJesuit students must obtain prior department approval

Length: June 15 – July 24, 2015  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tuition: $700 plus $50 registration fee

This class is now full. 

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Pre-Calculus
10 credits

This course prepares students for Calculus by introducing and reinforcing algebraic skills required for success in that course.  The first three weeks will focus on simplifying expressions, solving equations and inequalities, functions, graphing, transformations, higher degree polynomial functions, and inverse functions.  The last three weeks will focus on transcendental functions (exponential and logarithmic) and trigonometry.  Students will learn and apply fundamental identities and the Unit Circle to a variety of problems, apply transformations to graph trigonometric functions.  Building upon that, students will be expected to apply other trigonometric identities (addition/subtraction, double & half angle formulas, sum-to-product, and product-to-sum) to solve a variety of problems.  The course concludes with inverse trig functions, applying the laws of sines and cosines, vectors, and representing complex numbers in trigonometric form.

Pre-Requisite:  Open to current 11th grade Jesuit students earning an A in regular Algebra 2 or B in Algebra 2H and subject to instructor approval.  The course may also be taken to remediate a Pre-Calculus grade earned during the regular academic year or non-Jesuit students who have completed Algebra 2.

Length: June 15 – July 24, 2015  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tuition: $700 plus $50 registration fee

 

We have added another section of Pre-Calculus and re-opened this course to new applicants. Students on the waiting list will be placed ahead of new applicants. Questions should be directed to summerschool@jesuithighschool.org. 

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Concert Band
5 Credits

This ensemble is designed for incoming freshmen as well as Jesuit students who have just completed a year of Instrumental Music. Designed for band students with a minimum of one year of middle school band experience, instruction for this ensemble focuses on the preparation of music in a variety of types and styles for a public concert, and on the development of ensemble techniques (tone, rhythmic accuracy, technical facility, articulation, intonation, blend, balance, and musical expression). Students are required to participate in the concert at the end of the summer term.

Length: June 15 – July 24, 2015  Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Tuition: $350 plus $50 registration fee

This course has been canceled.

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PREP COURSES

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Pre-Algebra

This course is designed to help students who have previously shown a weakness in the fundamentals of mathematics as well as to give all students a solid foundation in the fundamental concepts of Algebra. Pre-Algebra is very helpful to incoming freshmen by giving them a head start in their first year of high school mathematics.

Length: June 29 – July 24, 2015  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. or 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  Tuition: $350 plus $50 registration fee

We have opened another section of Pre-Algebra. Please feel free to register.

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Precalculus Honors Preparation Course

 

Pre-Calculus Course: This course will not be offered this summer.

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Reading/Study Skills

The course provides an integrated approach to reading and composition, study skills, and literature. It will enable the incoming student to preview material taught during the first quarter in English, remediate basic skills required in all language arts classes, and experience first hand the academic demands of freshman year.

 

Length: June 29 – July 24, 2015  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. or 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  Tuition: $350 plus $50 registration fee

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Pre-English Grammar

This course has been designed for students whose elementary school curriculum emphasized literature and composition but was deficient in basic grammar instruction. A strong foundation in grammar is required in all high school world languages courses. Also recommended for students who wish to take Latin I next fall.

 

Length: June 29 – July 24, 2015  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. or 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  Tuition: $350 plus $50 registration fee

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Pre-French

This course will introduce students to the French language. Areas that will be emphasized are simple conversation, verb conjugation and grammar. This course is recommended for students who have had little or no French or who would like a head start in French.

Length: June 29 – July 24, 2015  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  Tuition: $350 plus $50 registration fee

The Pre-French course has been canceled.

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Pre-Spanish

This course will introduce students to the Spanish language. Areas that will be emphasized are simple conversation, verb conjugation, and grammar. Recommended for students who have had little or no Spanish or who would like a head start in Spanish.
 

 

Length: June 15 – June 26, 2014  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Tuition: $350 plus $50 registration fee

The Pre-Spanish class has been canceled.

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Driver Education (Ages 15+)

Students will learn the basic skills of driving and the California Vehicle code. This course fulfills the state requirement of 30 hours of classroom instruction to qualify for a driver’s license. All students are required to attend the full 30 hours. This course does not include behind-the-wheel instruction. Please indicate both a session and a time on your application.


 

Length: June 15 – July 2, 2015 or July 6 – July 24, 2015  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Tuition: $225 plus $50 registration fee 

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REVIEW & ENRICHMENT CLASSES

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Algebra I Review

This course is designed for students who have completed a full year Algebra I course but need additional instruction in preparation for taking an accelerated or honors level course at Jesuit. The expectation is that students who successfully complete this course will demonstrate mastery of Algebra I concepts in line with those students taking accelerated Algebra 1 at Jesuit. Students will be assessed on a weekly basis and will take an exam similar in content and rigor to the year-end final exam in Algebra 1(XL).

Length: June 15 – July 2, 2015 or July 6 – July 24, 2015  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tuition: $350 plus $50 registration fee

We have added another section of this course for Session One. Students on the waiting list will be placed ahead of new registrants. If you wish to “switch sessions”, do not re-register. Please email us at summerschool@jesuithighschool.org.

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French I & II Review

This course will be a combination level class reviewing the basic vocabulary and grammar structures that were introduced in French 1 and French 2.  It is open for all students that just completed either level 1 or level 2 that would like to review or get a head start before entering French 2 or French 3.  Extension activities will include exposure to French art, cooking and music.

 

Length: June 29 – July 24, 2015 Time: 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  Tuition: $350 plus $50 registration fee

The French I/II Review class has been canceled. 

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Spanish I Review

This course will have special emphasis on a review of Spanish I and is recommended for students who wish to strengthen their background prior to taking Spanish II.

Length: June 15 – July 2, 2015  Time:  1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Tuition: $350 plus $50 registration fee.

The Spanish I Review class has been canceled.

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SAT I Prep (Math/English/Critical Reading)

This course is designed to build on what students have already learned. The math section includes a thorough review of the “new” math test including Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra II. The English section includes extensive practice in verbal reasoning, sentence completion, essay writing and critical reading. A full length practice test will be administered each week. Based on results of actual SAT tests, students receive written feedback with strategies for improvement. There are two separate sessions: one for math and one for verbal.

Length: June 29 – July 24, 2015  Math: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  Verbal:  10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  Tuition: $275 each or $450 for both sections plus $50 registration fee

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