SECONDARY SUMMER SCHOOL 2018

Course Offerings and Requirements

SESSION Formats

Session 1           May 31 - June 18                 

Session 2          June 19 – July 6                 

Session 7:00          May 31 - July 6  7:00 - 9:20

Session 9:30        May 31 - July 6  9:30 – 11:50

Blended        Personal Finance ONLY Session 1 or 2 course offered in a classroom/Schoology environment. Students will meet every other day and first and last day of class. Days not in class will be online at home.  Reliable daily access to the internet is required.

Online         May 31 - July 6 for all classes, including recovery.  Class is fully online through Schoology, therefore, reliable daily access to the Internet is required. A mandatory in person final exam is required for non-recovery classes on July 2 or July 6.  Students who are unavailable on these dates should not sign up for an online course.   An email with specific orientation information will be mailed in early May. More information is available at http://lsr7.org/r7online.

MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH

Advanced Studies 7th Grade Mathematics (not a remediation course)

Format: Session 1 • Session 2

Prerequisite: 7th math students recommended for a waived in 8th Algebra 1 (must still earn an A-). 7th AS Math students needing a refresher before entering 8th Algebra 1.

Description: Topics will include integer review, real numbers, multi-step equations and inequalities, multi-step equations using angle measures; pre-teaching topics will include graphing a line, slope, slope-intercept form, and connections between picture-table-equation-graph.

Middle School Math

Formats: Session 1  Session 2

Prerequisite: 7th Math students who earned less than a C- or failed or who just need a good review with some pre-teaching to get a head start for 8th Pre Algebra. 8th Pre Algebra students who did not earn at least a C- and who need some re-teaching to prepare them for high school.

Description: Topics will include fractions, percents, solving equations.

MATH

Algebra/ Geometry I 1st Semester         

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1                

Prerequisite: Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-  

Algebra/ Geometry I 2nd Semester         

Credit: 0.5        

Format: Session 2                        

Prerequisite: Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-  

Algebra/ Geometry II 1st Semester                

Credit: 0.5                

Format: Session 1                         

Prerequisite: Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-  

Algebra/ Geometry II 2nd Semester                 

Credit: 0.5                                

Format: Session 2                         

Prerequisite:  Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-  

Algebra/ Geometry III 1st Semester                

Credit: 0.5                

Format: Session 1                         

Prerequisite: Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-  

Algebra/ Geometry III 2nd Semester                 

Credit: 0.5                                

Format: Session 2                         

Prerequisite:  Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-  

Algebra I 1st Semester        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Must have attempted 1st semester of Algebra I and did not earn at least a C-.

Algebra I 2nd Semester         

Credit: 0.5 math

Format: Sessions 2

Prerequisite: Must have attempted 2nd semester of Algebra I and did not earn at least a C-.

LSHS 2nd Semester Algebra I         

Credit: 0.5 elective/0.5 math  

Format: Sessions 1 - 2 (26 days)

Prerequisite: Students who completed 1st semester Algebra I in May with a minimum grade C- and want to enroll in Geometry for the next school year. This is not a remediation course.  Students will need to complete both summer sessions, with a minimum grade of C-, to enroll in Geometry for the next school year.  

Geometry 1st Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-  

Geometry 2nd Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-  

LSHS 2nd Semester Geometry (not a remediation course)

Credit: 0.5 elective/0.5 math

Format: Sessions 1 - 2 (26 days)

Prerequisite: Students who completed 1st semester Geometry in May with a minimum grade C- will need to complete both summer sessions with a minimum grade of C-, to enroll in Algebra II for the next school year.  

Intro to Algebra II                 

Credit: 0.5 elective/0.5 math

Format: Sessions 1 - 2 (26 days)           

Prerequisite: 

Algebra II 2nd Semester

Credit: 0.5 elective/0.5 math

Format:  Sessions 1 - 2 (26 days)

Prerequeistite: Attemped 2nd semester and did not earn at least a C-

MIDDLE SCHOOL CUMMUNICATION ARTS

Middle School Language Arts

Formats:  Choose one when enrolling

Prerequisite: 7th or 8th grade students who did not pass one or both semesters of Language Arts during the school year. This course will focus on four skill areas: reading, wright, grammar/usage, and information literacy.

COMMUNICATION ARTS

English 9 1st Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

English 9 2nd Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

English 10 1st Semester

Credit: 0.5         

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

English 10 2nd Semester                  

Credit: 0.5                         

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

English 11 1st Semester                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

English 11 2nd Semester                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

 

English 12 1st Semester                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

English 12 2nd Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

SOCIAL STUDIES

American History 1st Semester         

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

American History 2nd Semester        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

World History 1ST Semester         

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

World History 2nd Semester        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

American Government         

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Junior/Senior next school year

Modern Global Issues                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Junior/Senior next school year

                         

SCIENCE

Biology I 1st Semester                 

Credit: 0.5                

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite:  Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

Biology I 2ndSemester                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2                        

Prerequisite:  Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

Fundamentals of Chemistry/Physics 1st Semester          

Credit: 0.5                        

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite:  Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

Fundamentals of Chemistry/Physics 2nd Semester         

Credit: 0.5                         

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite:  Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

Astronomy        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Junior/Senior next school year

Meteorology        

Credit: 0.5

Format:Session 2

Prerequisite: Junior/Senior next school year

Science of Nature                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1                        

Prerequisite:  Junior/Senior next school year

ELECTIVES

Introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Careers (ISTEM)

Credit:  .5 of elective credit

Format: Session 1 ONLY  12:30 - 4:30 P.M.

CLASS LOCATION: SUMMIT TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY - MUST PROVIDE OWN TRANSPORTATION

Pre-requisite: Earned a B- or higher in Algebra I taken in 8th grade(Just completed 8th Grade)

Description: Students will learn about the diverse fields of health care, ranging from medical terminology to client care.  Create mobile apps.  Learn how engineers and scientists turn materials into things used everyday. Learn basic fundamentals of audio/video editing and production. Participate in hands-on activities involving hardware, cabling, and connectivity of computer systems.  Students will learn numerous skills that encourages teamwork, group projects, and field experiences. Learn project management and presentation skills while working together with professionals.

ART

Foundations of Drawing        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Description: All beginning drawing students are welcome! In this course students will learn to see and draw accurately from direct observation as well as imagination. Students will study contour line, shading, proportion and perspective. Emphasis will be placed on accurately drawing basic forms from different angles and eye levels. Foundations of Drawing is a prerequisite for many of the other art courses.

Foundations of Design        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Description: This beginning level studio course is designed to develop the student’s personal approach to problem solving while exploring basic principles of design. A variety of media will be used to create two and three dimensional art. Foundations of Design is also a prerequisite for many of the other art courses.

BUSINESS

Personal Finance                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Choose one when enrolling

Prerequisite:  Junior/Senior for next school year

Description: Students will focus on their role as a citizen, student, family member, consumer and active participant in the business world.  Students will learn various financial responsibilities including money management and credit management.  Students will be provided an opportunity for self-awareness, expression and satisfaction in a highly technical and competitive society.  

Computer Business Applications I        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Choose one when enrolling

Description: Course uses Microsoft Office 2016, including MS Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point for instruction.  Acquire ability to create publications, analyze spreadsheets, merge documents, deliver presentations and use the Internet as a resource. Learn to integrate software programs to complete assigned projects.  Utilizing professional training software, students will obtain the necessary skills to earn an industry certification from the Microsoft Corporation called Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification in the areas of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access 2016.

Introduction to Business Management        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Choose one when enrolling

Description: Students will discover the world of business by becoming aware of current business practices in everyday life.  Be prepared to learn an introduction to the American economic system and business operational procedures.  Additional topics included in this course are business structures and management, economics, business and government interaction, small business and entrepreneurship, and international business.  Students will develop an awareness of the world of work and career opportunities.  Course work will be enhanced by completing projects that will connect you to real-world business situations.

Computer Hardware and Operating Systems I

Credit: 0.5

Format:  

Description: Students will study PC configuration diagnostics and repair, safety and preventative maintenance, and network support. Students will connect computer components to make a working computer and then install a variety of operating systems to make the computer functional. This course is designed to prepare students for technology courses and certifications at Summit Technology. This course helps students prepare for CompTIA’s IT Fundamentals certification.

ENGINEERING AND INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

Creative Design & Technology

Credit: 0.5

 Format: Choose one when enrolling

Description: In Creative Design and Technology, students will learn the principles, techniques, and importance of good design by using industry leading technologies and programs. Students will combine creativity with technology, marketing, and advertising design by producing digital assets such as logos, websites, social media coupled with a variety of hands-on projects like t-shirts, coasters, and stickers. Creative Design and Technology will also introduce students to some of the technologies available throughout the industrial technology department.

Small Engine Repair

Credit: 0.5

 Format: Choose one when enrolling

Description: Students will study a variety of engine types with an emphasis on 4-stroke cycle. Activities include small engine overhaul, ignition tunbe-up, and fuel system repair. Manuals or computer software will be used to locate parts and specifications. Each student is required to provide one repairable 4-cycle engine and will be responsible for the cost of any parts or repairs.

POWER AND ENERGY TECHNOLOGY

Credit: 0.5

  Format: Choose one when enrolling

Description:A variety of past, present and future energy sources will be studied.  Hands-on lab activities will accompany classroom instruction in Flight, Aerospace Transportation, Solar Energy, Small Engine Operation, Electricity and Marine Transportation.  Students may be required to bring items into class to help construct projects.  This class does have a small class fee.

WOODWORKING TECHNOLOGY

Grade: 10-12

Credit: 1.0

   Format: Sessions 1 - 2 (26 days)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Description:Students will be introduced to the basic designs and processes used in woodworking.  Planning, constructing and machine safety will be emphasized throughout the year.  Each student will have required projects to complete in the first semester and an individually designed and constructed project in the second semester.  The cost of the projects will vary depending on the project.

MODERN LANGUAGE

Spanish I        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 1

Prerequisite: Previous enrollment in Spanish I

Description: This remediation class for students who have previously taken Spanish I.  

Spanish II        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Session 2

Prerequisite: Previous enrollment in Spanish II

Description: This remediation class for students who have previously taken Spanish II.  

PHYSICAL EDUCATION                

Health – Wellness for Life        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Choose one when enrolling

Description: This course is an overview of wellness topics relevant to young adults including: personal health, nutrition, human growth and development, mental / emotional health, alcohol/tobacco/drug use, sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS, as well as mental and emotional health. The students will be expected to design an individualized nutritional plan, personal wellness plan and utilize various technological sites to complete research.

The online students will be expected to participate in individualized research and design an exercise and nutrition plan utilizing various apps and websites, create an interactive posters and bulletin boards, compose a research project, contribute to discussion boards and journal entries, and complete various quizzes and tests on a weekly basis. Due to the time constraints of the class, students should expect an increase in workload. All assignments are required and are due on the week assigned, no extensions.

Foundations of Fitness                

Credit: 0.5

Format:

Credit: 0.5

Description: A variety of activities taught in class will allow students to assess, interpret, and implement a personal fitness plan. The following activities will be covered in class: running, aerobic and anaerobic fitness activities, resistance / circuit training, and non-traditional team game activities. In the summer, students are expected to run every day in class. On Fridays, students participate in a 5K. Student are expected to run or walk at a fast pace. : Students must be dressed in clothes and shoes appropriate to weather conditions and the demands of daily class.  

THIS INCLUDES THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS.  

Team Sports

Credit: 0.5 unit

Format:

Prerequisite:  Foundations of Fitness

Discription: This course covers a variety of team activities including softball, flicker ball, ultimate frisbee, soccer, team handball, floor hockey, lacrosse, volleyball and basketball. Physical fitness testing and a variety of fitness activities and games may be included at the teacher’s discretion. This class allows students the opportunity to continue to develop their level of skill, as well as apply learned skill, knowledge, and strategies within the context of the class activities. Beginning on the first day of class students must be dressed in clothes and shoes appropriate to weather conditions and the demands of daily class.  

Swimming I                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Sessions 1 and 2 from 10:30 am - 12:50 pm (26 Days)

Prerequisite:  Foundations of Fitness

CLASS LOCATION: Lee’s Summit ACQUATIC CENTER - MUST PROVIDE OWN TRANSPORTATION.

Description: This course is designed for students to develop swimming and water safety skills from beginner up to the intermediate / advanced swimmer level.  Instruction is provided in survival and basic water safety skills, swimming stroke development, water games, and fitness conditioning / water aerobics, as well as Adult CPR.  Students do not need to have any swimming ability to enroll in this course. Females must wear modest one piece suit and boys must wear swim trunks.

ONLINE ACADEMY COURSES

MATH

Algebra I 1st Semester        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6

Prerequisite: Must have attempted 1st semester of Algebra I and did not earn at least a C-.

Algebra I 2nd Semester         

Credit: 0.5 math

Format: Online  Course Dates: May 25 – July 6

Prerequisite: Must have attempted 2nd semester of Algebra I and did not earn at least a C-.

LSHS 2nd Semester Algebra I         

Credit: 0.5 elective/0.5 math  

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6

Prerequisite: Students who completed 1st semester Algebra I in May with a minimum grade C- and want to enroll in Geometry for the next school year. This is not a remediation course.  Students will need to complete both sessions, with a minimum grade of C-, to enroll in Geometry for the next school year.  

Geometry 1st Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – June 15        

Prerequisite: Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-  

Geometry 2nd Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – June 15

Prerequisite: Attempted semester and did not earn at least a C-  

Geometry – 1st and 2nd Semester        

Credit: 1.0

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6                

Prerequisite: Must have attempted Geometry and not earned at least a C- during 1st and 2nd semester.

LSN and LSHS 2nd Semester Geometry (not a remediation course)

Credit: 0.5 elective/0.5 math

Format: Online  Course Dates: May 25 – July 6

Prerequisite: Students who completed 1st semester Geometry in May with a minimum grade C- will need to complete both sessions with a minimum grade of C-, to enroll in Algebra II for the next school year. 

COMMUNICATION ARTS

English 9 1st Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – June 15

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

English 9 2nd Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – June 15

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

English 10 1st Semester

Credit: 0.5         

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – June 15

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

English 10 2nd Semester                  

Credit: 0.5                         

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – June 15

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

English 11 1st Semester                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – June 15

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

English 11 2nd Semester                 

Credit: 0.5

Format:Online Course Dates: May 25 – June 15

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

 

English 12 1st Semester                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – June 15

Prerequisite: Attempted 1st semester and did not earn credit

English 12 2nd Semester                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – June 15

Prerequisite: Attempted 2nd semester and did not earn credit

SOCIAL STUDIES

American Government         

Credit: 0.5

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25– July 6.  Please note there are 4 separate in-person testing sessions that students must attend.

Prerequisite: Must be a Junior/Senior

Modern Global Issues                 

Credit: 0.5

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6

Prerequisite: Must be a Junior/Senior

                         

Psychology                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6

Prerequisite: None

SCIENCE

Astronomy

Credit:  0.5                                                                                                                                                

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6

Prerequisite:  2 credits of science

Meteorology

Credit:  0.5                                                                                                                                                

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6

Prerequisite:  2 credits of science

 

Science of Nature, 1st Sem

Credit:  0.5                                                                                                                                                

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6

Prerequisite:  2 credits of science including 1 unit of credit required in Biology 1 or Adv. Studies Biology 1

BUSINESS

Business Law

Credit:  0.5                                      

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6

Personal Finance                

Credit: 0.5

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6

Prerequisite:  Junior/Senior for next school year

Description: Students will focus on their role as a citizen, student, family member, consumer and active participant in the business world.  Students will learn various financial responsibilities including money management and credit management.  Students will be provided an opportunity for self-awareness, expression and satisfaction in a highly technical and competitive society.  

Computer Business Applications I        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6                

Prerequisite:  Keyboarding skills; recommended speed of 25 wpm

Description: Instruction using Microsoft Office 2013, including MS Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point.  Acquire ability to create publications, analyze spreadsheets, merge documents, deliver presentations and use the Internet as a resource. Learn to integrate software programs to complete assigned projects.  Utilizing professional training software, students will obtain the necessary skills to earn an industry certification from the Microsoft Corporation called Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MOS) in the areas of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access 2013. Students must have a personal computer with Microsoft Office 2013 installed.  Chromebooks are not compatible.

Computer Business Applications II        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6

Prerequisite:  Completion of Computer Applications I with a C or better or teacher recommendation

Description:  Encompasses advanced competencies to strengthen skills in solving complex business problems through the integration of word processing, database management, spreadsheet analysis, desktop publishing, presentation/multimedia production and electronic communications.  Utilizing professional training software, students will obtain the necessary skills to earn an industry certification from the Microsoft Corporation called Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MOS) in the areas of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access 2013.  Students must have a personal computer with Microsoft Office 2013 installed.  Chromebooks are not compatible.

Computer Hardware and Operating Systems

Credit: 0.5

Format:  Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6

Description: Students will learn how to safely work on a computer, how to perform routine preventative maintenance, how to install and troubleshoot all system components, how to differentiate between various storage devices, how to setup a basic network, and how to maintain a healthy PC system. Students will connect computer components to make a working computer. This course is designed to prepare students for technology courses and certifications at Summit Technology.

Computer Hardware & Operating Systems II                        WEIGHTED .5

Credit: 0.5

Format:  Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6

Prerequisite:  CHAOS I

The course presents an in depth exposure to computer operating systems.  Through hands-on activities and lab simulations, students will enhance their PC knowledge through review and reinforcement on how to safely work on and assemble a computer.  Students will learn to identify and manage a variety of operating system components, and storage devices.  This course includes an introduction to Local Area Networking including wireless options, protocols and connectivity troubleshooting as well as an introduction to network security and system management.  This course helps students prepare for CompTIA’s A+ Applications certification. 

Database Management I                                                WEIGHTED: 0.5

Credit: 0.5

Format:  Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6.  Four face-to-face sessions are required.

Prerequisite: B- OR better in Algebra I

Description:  This data modeling and relational database design course is designed to teach students to identify patterns or connections between information that is not obviously related and to identify key or underlying issues in complex situations.  Students will learn how to transform business information needs into Entity Relationship diagrams and later, into relational database. As the students learn data modeling, they will have the opportunity to use the most up to date Oracle environment to begin table creation using Structured Query Language (SQL) commands.  

Database Management II                                                                 WEIGHTED: 0.5

Credit: 0.5

Format:Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6.  One face-to-face session is required.                                                                                                         

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Database Management I with a grade of C or better.

Description:  This data modeling and relational database design course will teach students to identify patterns or connections between information that is not obviously related and to identify key or underlying issues in complex situations.  Students will learn how to transform business information needs into Entity Relationship diagrams and later, into relational database. As the students learn data modeling, they will have the opportunity to use the most up-to-date Oracle environment using Structured Query Language (SQL) commands.

Introduction to Human Services

Credit: 0.5

Format:  Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION                

Health – Wellness for Life        

Credit: 0.5

Format: Online Course Dates: May 25 – July 6

Description: This course is an overview of wellness topics relevant to young adults including: personal health, nutrition, human growth and development, mental / emotional health, alcohol/tobacco/drug use, sexually transmitted diseases including HIV/AIDS, as well as mental and emotional health. The students will be expected to design an individualized nutritional plan, personal wellness plan and utilize various technological sites to complete research.

The online students will be expected to participate in individualized research and design an exercise and nutrition plan utilizing various apps and websites, create an interactive posters and bulletin boards, compose a research project, contribute to discussion boards and journal entries, and complete various quizzes and tests on a weekly basis. Due to the time constraints of the class, students should expect an increase in workload. All assignments are required and are due on the week assigned, no extensions.