Summer

High School Summer Program

List of 18 items.

  • Algebra I

    This 5-unit course is the equivalent of a full semester of high school Algebra I. This course is designed for students who earned less than a C- in the previous school year. Successful completion of this course (C- or higher) does not erase a student’s previous Algebra I grade, but it does affect a student’s overall grade point average and qualifies the student to advance in his/her mathematics studies the upcoming school year.

    DATES/TIMES:
    This class meets 11:30am- 2:30pm from June 11- July 13, 2018 (Monday through Friday).

    COST:
    $700 (or $650 if paid in full by May 15)
  • Algebra II

    This 5-unit course is the equivalent of a full semester of high school Algebra II. This course is designed for students who earned less than a C- in the previous school year. Successful completion of this course does not erase a student’s previous Algebra II grade, but it does affect a student’s overall grade point average and qualifies the student to advance in his/her mathematical studies the upcoming school year.

    DATES/TIMES:
    This class meets 8:30am-11:00am from June 11- July 13, 2018 (Monday through Friday).

    COST:
    $700 (or $650 if paid in full by May 15)
  • Biology (ADVANCEMENT COURSE)

    This 10-unit course is the equivalent of a full year of high school Biology and designed for students who will eventually take AP Biology. This course is the study of life and the interaction of organisms with their environment. The unity, diversity, and continuity of life will be studied using individual and group projects and selected readings. Lectures will be correlated with current scientific research, laboratory work, and a detailed cell-model project. The goal of this course is to instill an awareness of the diverse array of species on Earth and to understand the balance between them and their environment. Topics that will be covered include scientific method, the chemistry of life, cells, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, genetics and heredity, and plant and animal classification. 

    PRE-REQUISITE: Students must have passed Physics 9 and Algebra I

    DATES/TIMES:
    This is a hybrid class that will have on-campus and online meeting requirements.  Students will need to complete all course work by August 3rd.  This class must have a minimum number of students to run.    
    ON-CAMPUS Dates:
    Tuesdays from 9:00am-1:45pm, June 12, June 19, June 26, Jul 10.
    In Class Final August 3 at 9:00am. 

    All other lectures, assignments, and assessments will be done online through an online learning platform (schoology or blackboard).

    COST:
    $1300 (deadline to register is May 1)
  • Biology (REMEDIATION)

    This 5-unit course is the equivalent of a full semester of high school Biology.  This course is designed for students who earned less than a C- in the previous school year.  Successful completion of this course (C- or higher) does not erase a student’s previous Biology grade, but it does affect a student’s overall grade point average and qualifies the student to advance in his/her science studies the upcoming school year.

    DATES/TIMES:   
    This class meets as an online independent study course with dates TBD on an individual basis. Please contact Alicia Valdivia for more information. 

    COST:
    $700 (or $650 if paid in full by May 15)
  • Cancelled: Film Studies (ADVANCEMENT COURSE)

    This course has been cancelled

    This 10-unit course is the equivalent of a full year of the Film Studies course. It will 
    introduce students to the study and analysis of film. Students will learn how to express critical arguments of film interpretation. With a focus on the history of filmmaking, narrative techniques, and cinematic terminology, students will gain an understanding of how film is used in today’s culture. Film Studies is also designed to encourage students to develop their analytical skills. Film viewing, lecture, and participation in group discussion and personal writing responses are the primary method of instruction and assessment.
     
    PRE-REQUISITES:
    Student must be an incoming junior or senior.

    DATES/TIMES:
    This is a hybrid class that will have on-campus and online meeting requirements. Students will need to complete all course work by August 3rd.   This class must have a minimum number of students to run. 
     June  11-15  9AM-1:00PM
    June  19-22  9AM-1:00PM 
    June   26-29  9AM-1:00PM
    July    2,3      9AM-1:00PM
    July    9-13    9AM-1:00PM
     
    All other lectures, assignments, movie watching, and assessments will be done online through an online learning platform (schoology or blackboard) or independently at home.
     
    COST:
    $1300 (Deadline to register is May 1)
  • Chemistry- Cancelled

    This 5-unit course is the equivalent of a full semester of high school Chemistry.  This course is designed for students who earned less than a C- in the previous school year.  Successful completion of this course (C- or higher) does not erase a student’s previous Chemistry grade, but it does affect a student’s overall grade point average and qualifies the student to advance in his/her science studies the upcoming school year. Class must meet minimum enrollment to run. 

    DATES/TIMES:

    This course has been cancelled. 

    COST:       

    $700 (or $650 if paid in full by May 15)
  • English Language

    This 5-unit course is the equivalent of a full semester of high school English Language. This course is designed for students who earned less than a C- in the previous school year. Successful completion of this course (C- or higher) does not erase a student’s previous English grade, but it does affect a student’s overall grade point average and qualifies the student to advance in his/her English Language studies the upcoming school year. This course is offered at two different times during Summer School.

    DATES/TIMES:
    Session A meets 8:30am-11:00am from June 11- July 13, 2018 (Monday through Friday).
    Session B meets 11:30am-2:30pm from June 11- July 13, 2018 (Monday through Friday).

    COST:
    $700 (or $650 if paid in full by May 15)
  • Geometry

    This 5-unit course is the equivalent of a full semester of high school Geometry.  This course is designed for students who earned less than a C- in the previous school year.  Successful completion of this course does not erase a student’s previous Geometry grade, but it does affect a student’s overall grade point average and qualifies the student to advance in his/her mathematical studies the upcoming school year.

    DATES/TIMES:   
    This class meets as an online independent study course with dates TBD on an individual basis. Please contact Alicia Valdivia for more information. 

    COST:       
     $700 (or $650 if paid in full by May 15)
  • Honors Geometry (ADVANCEMENT COURSE)

    This 10-unit course is the equivalent of a full year of high school honors geometry. This course is an advanced and accelerated course in Geometry for students who wish to focus on advanced mathematics in high school and beyond. Mathematical reasoning is taught through the writing of formal proofs, with the theorems, postulates, and definitions of plane geometry introduced in logical progression. An introduction to three dimensional geometry is also included. Algebraic concepts are integrated throughout the course to aid in the transition to second level Algebra.

    PRE-REQUISITES: 
    Students must have earned 93% in Algebra I, have demonstrated mastery performance on the Mathematics Challenge Exam (only entering freshmen are permitted to take the Mathematics Challenge Exam) and receive department approval.

    DATES/TIMES:

    This is a hybrid class that will have on-campus and online meeting requirements.  Students will need to complete all course work by August 3rd.  This class must have a minimum number of students to run.
    ON-CAMPUS Dates: 10:00-11:15am June 11-July 6 (No class July 4). 10:00-11:00am July 12, 19, 26, Aug 2. 

     
    All other lectures, assignments, and assessments will be done online through an online learning platform (schoology or blackboard).
     
    COST:
    $1300 (deadline to register is May 1)
  • Physics

    This 5-unit course is the equivalent of a full semester of high school physics. This course is designed for students who earned less than a C- in the previous school year. Successful completion of this course (C- or higher) does not erase a student’s previous Physics grade, but does affect a student’s overall grade point average and qualifies the student to advance in his/her science studies the upcoming school year.

    DATES/TIMES:
    Hybrid Class:  June 11- July 13 (Monday through Friday). 

    COST:
    $700 (or $650 if paid in full by May 15)
  • Pre-High School Math Course

    This four-week course is designed for incoming Justin-Siena freshmen who seek support and time to review and practice key pre-Algebraic concepts and skills so that they are better prepared for Algebra I. Additionally, the course includes an introduction to Algebra I. This is a preparatory and qualifying course only; no high school credit is given. The course continues as Algebra I in the fall.

    DATES/TIMES:

    June 11- July 6 (Monday through Friday)
    11:30am-2:30pm
    (No School on July 4th)

    COST: $500
  • Religious Studies Remediation

    This 5-unit course is the equivalent of a full semester of high school Religious Studies. This course is designed for students who earned less than a C- in the previous school year. Successful completion of this course (C- or higher) does not erase a student’s previous Religious Studies grade, but it does affect a student’s overall grade point average and qualifies the student to advance in his/her Religious Studies the upcoming school year.

    DATES/TIMES:
    This class meets as an online independent study course with dates TBD.

    COST:
    $700 (or $650 if paid in full by May 15)
  • Religious Studies: Christian Living (ADVANCEMENT COURSE)

    This 10-unit course is the equivalent of a full year of the Christian Living religious studies course.  This course examines a number of topics that are integral to the moral life in our Roman Catholic tradition. Centered in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the course explores such topics as growing in self-knowledge, natural law, the act of conscience, the Ten Commandments, the Beatitudes, the nature of personal and social sin, freedom and responsibility, and vocation. This course presents a method for decision making as it challenges students to examine and pattern their lives in light of the Gospel. Teaching methods include service learning, introspection/journaling, multi-media, lecture, and group projects. Christian Living is required for graduation.

    PRE-REQUISITE:
    Student must be an incoming junior, have passed all required religious studies courses, and receive approval from his/her counselor and the Religious Studies Department Chair. 

    DATES/TIMES:
    This will be an online class that will offer incoming juniors the opportunity to complete one year of their religious studies requirement over the summer.  All course work must be completed by August 3rd. This class must have a minimum number of students to run. If we reach maximum enrollment, we will close the course and create a wait list. 

    COST:
    $1300 (deadline to register is May 1 or when class is filled)
  • Religious Studies: Spiritual Journey & World Religions (ADVANCEMENT COURSE)

    Spiritual Journey (Online) is an adaptation of Option D: Responding to the Call of Jesus Christ and includes many elements of Option B: History of the Catholic Church in the Bishops’ Framework. It is designed to help students reflect on the presence of God in their lives by exploring the foundations of a fruitful spiritual journey, different prayer practices and images of God, the life stories of saints and spiritual figures, and ultimately, how to respond to God’s call in their lives. By reflective reading, viewing, and analysis of the stories of people seeking to better know themselves, God, and the meaning of their lives, students learn to see God in the people they meet and the choices they make. Students will also be introduced to a variety of situations and circumstances that contribute to their spiritual development using lecture, discussion, journaling, and film. The culminating final project asks students to design and create their own spiritual autobiography.
    World Religions (Online) follows Option E: Ecumenical and Interreligious Issues in the Bishops’ Framework and begins with a discussion of Vatican II and the Church’s teaching on ecumenism, religious tolerance, and inter-faith dialogue recognizing non-Christian religions. The course then examines the eastern religions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Shinto. The course ends with the study of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity including other rites of Catholicism and Protestant faiths. This online section of World Religions is not UC-approved.

    Pre-requisite: Student must be an incoming senior, have passed all required religious studies courses, and receive approval from the department chair and school counselor.

    DATES/TIMES:
    This will be an online class that will offer incoming seniors the opportunity to complete one year of their religious studies requirement over the summer.  All course work must be completed by August 3rd. This class must have a minimum number of students to run and a maximum of 24 students. 

    COST:
    $1300 (deadline to register is May 1 or when class is filled)
  • Spanish Language

    This 5-unit course is the equivalent of a full semester of high school Spanish Language. This course is designed for students who earned less than a C- in the previous school year or do not meet the perquisites to move up to the next level of Spanish. Successful completion of this course (C- or higher) does not erase a student’s previous Spanish Language grade, but it does affect a student’s overall grade point average and may qualify the student to advance in his/her Spanish Language studies the upcoming school year.

    DATES/TIMES:
    Session A meets 8:30am-11:00am from June 11- July 13 (Monday through Friday).
    Session B meets 11:30am-2:30pm from June 11- July 13 (Monday through Friday).

    COST:
    $700 (or $650 if paid in full by May 15)
  • Transition to High School

    This two-week course is designed for incoming Justin-Siena freshmen students. This course will provide students with an introduction to college-preparatory skills in writing, critical reasoning, and study skills that will be required for success at Justin-Siena High School. This course will also provide students with a pre-orientation to Justin-Siena’s campus, procedures, and policies. The English summer reading book will be provided for students to keep. This two-week course is offered at two different times during Summer School. Each section has a maximum enrollment of 24. If a section reaches maximum enrollment, you may request to be placed on the wait list. 

    DATES/TIMES:
    Session A: meets 8:30am-11:30am
    June 11- June 22 (Monday through Friday)

    Session B: meets 8:30am-11:30am (No School on July 4th)
    June 25- July 6 (Monday through Friday)

    COST: $325
  • United States History

    This 5-unit course is the equivalent of a full semester of high school United States History. This course is designed for students who earned less than a C- in the previous school year. Successful completion of this course (C- or higher) does not erase a student’s previous United States History grade, but it does affect a student’s overall grade point average and qualifies the student to advance in his/her Social Studies the upcoming school year.

    DATES/TIMES:
    This class meets as an online independent study course with dates TBD on an individual basis. Please contact Alicia Valdivia for more information. 
    COST:
    $700 (or $650 if paid in full by May 15)
  • World History

    This 5-Unit course is the equivalent of a full semester of high school World History. This course is designed for students who earned less than a C- in the previous school year. Successful completion of this course (C- or higher) does not erase a student’s previous World History grade, but it does affect a student’s overall grade point average and qualifies the student to advance in his/her Social Studies the upcoming school year.

    DATES/TIMES:
    This class meets as an online independent study course with dates TBD on an individual basis. Please contact Alicia Valdivia for more information. 

    COST:
    $700 (or $650 if paid in full by May 15)

General Info


  • Register online using link provided. Please note there are two forms to read and acknowledge as indicated on the registration form.
  • Please note that some classes may be converted to independent study or cancelled if minimum enrollment is not met.
  • Students should report to the BBC on the first day of classes to see their classroom and teacher assignments.
  • Cafeteria service will be available. Please be sure that your student plans accordingly, there will be no off campus privileges.
  • July 4th will be observed for Independence Day - NO SCHOOL.
  • A $100 withdrawal fee will be assesed for withdrawal from any courses after registering.  No refunds will be issued after June 9. 

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Justin-Siena is a Catholic high school in the Lasallian tradition offering a college preparatory program that serves young men and women in grades 9–12.