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Registration – Step 1

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, 2016.  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,you may pay your remaining balance online by credit card by clicking here or clicking on the button above marked “Pay Tuition.” The required text book listing will be available in late April 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

All courses meet Monday through Friday (excluding July 4th holiday) unless otherwise indicated. 

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 13 - July 22, 2016 Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tuition: $700 plus $50 registration fee

We have opened another section of this class. Students on the waiting list will be placed first. 

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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 13 - July 22, 2016 Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tuition: $700 plus $50 registration fee

This class is full. Please send an email to summerschool@jesuithighschool.org to be placed on the waiting list.

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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 13 - July 22, 2016  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tuition: $700 plus $50 registration fee

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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 13 - July 1, 2016 or July 5 - July 22, 2016  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Tuition: $350 plus $50 registration fee

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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 13 - July 1, 2016 (one semester) or June 13 - July 22, 2016 (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 13 - July 22, 2016  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 13 - July 22, 2016  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tuition: $700 plus $50 registration fee

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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 13 - July 22, 2016  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tuition: $700 plus $50 registration fee

This course is now full. Please send an email to summerschool@jesuithighschool.org to be added to the waiting list.

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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 13 - July 22, 2016  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tuition: $700 plus $50 registration fee

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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.This course is open to students entering 9th grade only.

Length: June 27 - July 22, 2016  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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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 27 - July 22, 2016  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 27 - July 22, 2016  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.

This 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 27 - July 22, 2016  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  Tuition: $350 plus $50 registration fee

This course 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 13 - July 1, 2016 or July 5 - July 22, 2016  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 13 - July 1, 2016 or July 5 - July 22, 2016  Time: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tuition: $350 plus $50 registration fee

Session Two is now closed. Please send us an email at summerschool@jesuithighschool.org to be added to the waiting list for Session Two.

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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.

This course 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 27 - July 22, 2016  Time:  10:15 p.m. – 12:15 p.m. Tuition: $350 plus $50 registration fee.

This class has been canceled. 

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Ready, Set, College!
College Application Workshop

Jesuit High School is offering a one week college application course for rising seniors.  This is a small class setting of 10:1, which means that each student will receive extensive instruction on tasks such as developing an individualized college application list, creating and refining a personal statement, navigating the college application process at JHS, filling out the Common App as well as going over the UC/CSU and other University Applications.  This course will guide and help each student in understanding every stage of the college application process. At the end of this workshop, students will have the potential to have most of the college application process completed.

Length: June 20- June 24, 2016  Time:  8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. or 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Tuition: $250 plus $50 registration fee.

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SAT I Prep (Math/English/Critical Reading)

The SAT Prep course is designed to build on what students have already learned.  The Language Arts class includes instruction on the Critical Reading, Writing- Language and Essay sections of the test, as well as related strategies, vocabulary, and reasoning skills. The Math instruction includes instruction on Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II, as well as related strategies and skills. Full practice tests will be given in the first and fourth weeks of the class, and individual test section drills will be given throughout the class. 

Length: June 27 - July 22, 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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